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's Syncopators are featured for the opening day ceremony of a "colored country club" called the Appomattox, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
records He Is The Light Of The World, Jesus Paid The Price, Gentle Hands and Golden Harvest, at Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Delmore Brothers
record Steamboat Bill Boogie, Good Time Saturday Night, Heartbreak Ridge and I'll Be There for King Records in King Studio, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
And The Drifting Cowboys play in Sunset Park, West Grove, Pennsylvania, USA.
appears on the BBC tv show Off The Record, in the UK.
plays at the Memorial Coliseum in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA.
Popular songwriter Oscar Fox
dies aged 90 in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA. His best-known songs were perhaps Home On The Range, Hills Of Home and Get Along Little Dogie.
plays a live show in Utica, New York State, USA.
plays a live show in Rockford, Illinois, USA.
And His Blue Grass Boys, with producer Owen Bradley
, record Little Maggie, I'm Going back To Old Kentucky and Toy Heart for Decca Records
in Nashville, Tennessee
, USA. The band on this session features Jimmy Maynard [gt], Curtis McPeake [banjo], Bassie Mauldin [bass], Buddy Spicher [fiddle] and Vassar Clements [fiddle].
Judge Bob Burton, a top music business executive, dies in a hotel fire in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Among other achievements, Burton founded the CMA, modernised the payment of royalties from radio stations, and raised money for building the Country Music Hall Of Fame.
's Bluesbreakers play at Kirklevington Country Club, Kirklevington, North Yorkshire, England, UK, Europe.
and The Fish, The Charlatans, Blue Cheer
, Freedom Highway and The Dossier play during the opening weekend of The Straight Theater, San Francisco, California, USA.
Country and rockabilly musician Skeets McDonald
dies aged 52, of a heart attack, in Los Angeles, California, USA. His best-known song was Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes.
embark on their tour of South Africa without singer and guitarist Gram Parsons, who refuses to set foot in a nation where apartheid is official policy. Parsons announces that he will form a new 'Southern soul group playing country and gospel oriented music with a steel guitar.' Thus The Flying Burrito Brothers
play the first of two nights at Festival Hall, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
Band, Igor's Night Off, Some Like It Hot, Slim Gaillard
, Rent Party, Deep Sea Jivers and The Chevalier Brothers.
The GLC May Festival in Victoria Park, Hanley, London, England, UK, Europe, features The Carol Gri mes Band, The
Gillian Welch And David Rawlings and Jeff Lang are the musical guests on Garrison Keiller's radio show, A Prairie Home Companion, broadcast live from The Fitzgerald Theater, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA.
releases a new album, Cold Roses
on Lost Highway records. On the same day, he plays at The Kool Haus, Toronto, Canada.
The Dixie Chicks
play at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, Tinley Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
When Robbie Williams
performs live at the opening ceremony of the Football World Cup in Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Russia, he concludes his performance of Rock DJ by extending his middle finger toward the tv camera. Although the gesture caused some offence, it's precise significance was not clear. However, Williams is a campaigner for LGBT rights and was heavily criticised for accepting the invitation to perform in a country known for its outdated stance on gay people.