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Comedy vocalists The Melani Trio, singing and dancing duo Hedrix And Prescott and French singing quartet Les Troubadours Toulousians, are among the entertainments on offer at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
During the First World War, a British fleet off the Gallipoli
Peninsula, Turkey, Europe, begins an almost continuous bombardment of Battleship Hill, which marks the start of what will come to be known as
. At the same time, British Empire and French
forces make amphibious landings on the Gallipoli peninsula. The
2011 song On
by P.J. Harvey
, is about this conflict.
Snooky And His Musical Comedy Company are appearing in Spring Fever at The Alhambra Theatre, Ogden, Utah, USA. Also on the bill is a showing of the movie, The French Doll
, with music by George Gershwin
, starring Mae Murray
And Her Continental Entertainers play at The Playhouse Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 49 performances.
The movie musical An American In Paris
, starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant and Charles Guetary, opens at cinemas in Italy, Europe.
The Paris Sisters play at The Cave, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Fabrice Quagliotti, keyboardist of successful French 70s rock band The Rockets
, is born in Rosny-Sous-Bois, France, Europe.
plays at The Civic Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA. After the show, a midnight party is held for Garland at Cafe De Paris.
And His Orchestra record Bon Amour and Paris Blues Pts 1 and 2 at Columbia Studios, New York City, USA.
releases the album Gilbert Becaud in Canada on Pathe Records.
plays at The Palais Des Sports, Paris, France, Europe.
, Francoise Hardy and Rosy Arme, are presented with chocolate discs which they eat at a specially-arranged photo session.
Three popular singers,
record a radio interview for AFN (American Forces Network) on the afternoon of another concert ay L'Olympia
, Paris, France, Europe.
The Rolling Stones
play the first of three nights at The Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.
plays the second-last night in a week of shows at Harold's, Reno, Nevada, USA.
goes to see The Who playing live in Paris, France, Europe. After the show, he travels to the south of France to stay with Keith Richards
of The Rolling Stones
at his villa in Villefranche.
The Royal Variety Performance, held at the London Palladium, London, UK, is transmitted on UK tv, featuring Count Basie
and his Orchestra, Telly Savalas and Charles Aznavour.
plays at Théâtre Romain de Fourvière, Lyon, France, Europe.
During a gig at Le Palace in Paris, France, Europe, Andy Partridge of XTC
collapses on stage. Support band is The Hot Club, featuring former Sex Pistols
' member Glen Matlock.
Jenifer Yaël Dadouche-Bartoli is born in Nice, France, Europe. She will find success as an actress and popular music singer under the mononym Jenifer
Christopher Cross plays in Paris, France, Europe.
France introduces a new copyright law making provisions regarding the payment of royalties for home taping of audio and audiovisual works.
The tranquillity of Guns N'Roses
dressing room in Argentina, South America, is rudely shattered when drug squad officers burst in, despite lack of backstage passes. Naturally, no drugs are found.
EMI Records hold a launch party for Faith Evans
' fourth album, The First Lady, at The Cafe de Paris, London, England, UK. Faith performs songs from the album with her live band.
plays a private concert at The 1515 Club, Paris, France, Europe.
attends The Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, Europe.
plays at La Geode, Paris, France, Europe.
play at The Festival de Poupet 2014, Théâtre de Verdure, Saint-Malô-du-Bois, France, Europe.
Electronica singer-songwriter BANKS
releases her debut LP, Goddess
, in the UK and France, Europe.
play at Sonic, Lyon, France, Europe.
Stanley Brinks (formerly known as Herman Dune
) and Freschard play at Le Magasin De Jouets, Arles, France, Europe.
The IFPI ( International Federation of the Phonographic Industry - www.ifpi.org/about.php) publishes the results of a music consumption survey showing that, on average, individuals enjoy music for 17.8 hours per week, with the car being the most popular listening location. The survey also reveals that 86% of music listeners do so through on-demand streaming. Young music consumers are the most engaged streamers, with 57% of 16-24 year olds using a paid audio streaming service. Consumers engage with their local music genres - listening to local music genres (e.g. 66% of consumers in Japan listen to J-Pop, 69% of consumers in France listen to Variété Française and, in Brazil, 55% listen to música popular Brasileira.) Nearly half of all time spent listening to on-demand music is on YouTube. More than one-third (38%) of consumers obtain music through infringing methods – with stream ripping the dominant method (32% of consumers).