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Eugene Hadamosky, radio program director in the Propaganda Ministry
of Nazi-controlled Germany, Europe, declares, "As of today nigger jazz is finally switched off on the German radio." With these words, jazz and swing music are banned in Germany
, with the threat of incarceration in a concentration camp for anyone violating the ban.
Gerry And The Pacemakers
leave Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, to begin a three month season in Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Eric Dolphy
Quintet plays at The Funkturm Exhibition in the Deutschlandhalle, Berlin, West Germany, Europe. Parts of this performance will be released on the album The Berlin Concerts
Stuart Sutcliffe and Astrid Kirchherr arrive in Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
British pop star Heinz (Heinz Burt
) flies to Sweden, Europe, to begin a ten-day tour.
Peter 'Peavey' Wagner, singer and bassist of successful German heavy rock act Rage, is born.
Johnny Tillotson comes to the end of a tour of American Military bases in Germany, Europe.
play a live session for the tv show Beat Club at Studio 4, Radio Bremen, Bremen, Germany, Europe.
The Who play the second of two nights at Grugahalle, Essen, Germany, Europe.
plays at The Forum, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
After a year at The University of Central Florida, teenager Terence Trent D'Arby drops out and enlists in the U.S. Army. After being posted to Fort Sill, Oklahoma, he is shipped overseas to serve in the Third Armored Division, near Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
On their British Steel tour, Judas Priest
play at The Landmark Theatre, Syracuse, New York State, USA, supported by Def Leppard
Jack Bruce And Friends play at Grugahalle, Essen, Germany, Europe. The show will be broadcast by the tv series Rockpalast.
Garland Jeffries plays in Munich, Germany, Europe.
Rock movie Eddie And The Cruisers
, starring Tom Berenger and Michael Pare, is released in West Germany, Europe.
begin a UK tour at The Ritz, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
play at Friedrich Ebert Halle, Ludwigshafen, Germany, Europe.
Elisa Schmidt is born in Koblenz, Germany, Europe. She will find success as a pop, jazz and burlesque singer as well as a recording artist, under the mononym Schmidt
play at The Music Hall, Wurzburg, Germany, Europe.
On his Nude Tour
, Prince plays at Stadio Simonetta Lamberti, Cava de' Tirreni, Italy, Europe. The show is being promoted by the local mafia and, when it does not sell as well as they hope, the Mafia gangsters hold the entire crew and equipment hostage for $100,000.
A 26-date European tour by Prince
comes to an end with a performance at the "Rock Over Germany" Festival in Mainz, Germany, Europe.
plays at The Postbahnhof, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
releases a new single, Birthday
, as a CD single in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Europe.
play at The Schlachtof, Weisbaden, Germany, Europe.
begins a British tour with a show at The Green Door Store, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
Stanley Brinks (formerly known as Herman Dune
) and Freschard play at Altes Volksbad, Mannheim, Germany, Europe.
, Skansis and Treat play on the second day of the three-day-long Ice Rock Festival at Festivalgelände, Wasen, Switzerland, Europe.
plays at The Tunnel Club, Milan, Italy, Europe.
It is announced that Lisa And Lena
now have over 20m fans on Musical.ly and more than 11m followers on Instagram
On a European tour in support of their LP Mindfucker, Monster Magnet
play at Desertfest, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
On the Second European leg of their Decades World Tour
play at The Saarlandhalle, Saarbrucken, Germany, Europe, supported by Beast In Black.