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Blue Barron And His Orchestra play in The Green Room of The Hotel Edison, New York City, USA, during the third month of a nine-month residency.
Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra, with vocalist Frank Sinatra, continue with their fourteen–week engagement at The Astor Hotel, New York City, USA.
Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra, with vocalist Frank Sinatra, continue with their fourteen–week engagement at The Astor Hotel, New York City, USA.
Frank Sinatra gets into a heated fracas with a papparazzi photographer who attempts to take pictures of the singing star with his girlfriend Ava Gardner in Vincento's Sorrentino restaurant, Houston, Texas, USA. Sinatra is visiting Houston to attend the opening of the luxurious new Shamrock Hotel in nearby Beaumont.
Gene McGhee records Love Letters, A Picture Of You Smiling, Forsaking All Others and Honest And Truly, at Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Singer Christine Nelson, with pianist Romeo Meltz, is appearing at The Buttery in The Ambassador West Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Ralph Rotgers And His Orchestra provide music for dancing.
The Elliot Lawrence Band is playing at The Hotel Statler, New York City, USA.
The Frankie Masters Orchestra is playing for the Ice Show - Calendar Capers - in the Boulevard Room of The Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Diamond Jim Brady Revue, featuring Edward Arnold, Tulara Lee, Miss Joy Lane, Garwood Van And His Orchestra, is playing at The Ramona Room, Hotel Last Frontier, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Ray Bolger and Lisa Kirk are the headliners for the opening of The Congo Room at The Hotel Sahara, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The first-ever Grammy Awards ceremony is held in the Grand Ballroom of the Beverly Hills Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA. Tequila by The Champs wins Best R'n'B Performance, Perry Como is Best Male Vocalist, Ella Fitzgerald is Best Female Vocalist. The Chipmunks, however, win two Grammys - for Best Comedy, Best Engineering and Best Children’s Recording.
Brook Benton plays the third night of a month at The Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Brook Benton plays the sixth night of a month at The Dunes Hotel , Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Connie Francis plays the thirteenth night of three weeks at The Sahara Hotel And Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Connie Francis plays the fourth of eight nights at The Manor Hotel, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Bobby Rydell plays the twenty-first night in a four week season at The Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, as support to comedian George Burns.
Jazz trumpet star Dizzy Gillespie is robbed at gunpoint in his hotel room in Chicago, Illinois, USA, and relieved of $2,700.
The Everly Brothers play the third of eight nights at The Holiday House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Beach Boys are recording Fun, Fun, Fun and The Warmth Of The Sun in Western Recorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. The song is inspired by Salt Lake City teenager Shirley Johnson England, daughter of KNAK radio station owner Howard Johnson, who took her father's Ford Thunderbird and naughtily cruised State Street.
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The Beatles are at The Deauville Hotel, Miami, Florida, USA, preparing for a second Ed Sullivan Show appearance.
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The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on guitar, play at The Bromel Club, Bromley Court Hotel, Bromley, Kent, UK.
John Lennon of The Beatles attends the Miss Hong Kong pageant in the President Hotel, Kowloon, Hong Kong, Asia. On the same day, the band's guitarist George Harrison buys himself a new Pentax camera.
The Cumberland Trio (actually a quartet) play at The Hotel Greystone, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA.
The Cumberland Trio play at The Hotel Greystone, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA.
Frank Sinatra plays at The Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Frank Sinatra continues with his season of shows at The Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
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.
Cilla Black, Sandie Shaw, Petula Clark, The Searchers, Georgie Fame and others attend a Variety Club luncheon at The Dorchester Hotel, London, England, UK.
The Incredible String Band plays at Dundee Folk Club at Woodlands Hotel, Dundee, Scotland, UK.
At The Bromel Club, Bromel Court Hotel, Bromley, Kent, England, UK, Jimi Hendrix is interviewed by Richard Green of Record Mirror. In the audience is Bill Wyman, bassist of The Rolling Stones.
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The Savoy Brown Blues Band plays at Klook's Kleek Club, Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, London, England, UK, Europe.
Tom Jones is playing during a month of live dates at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience play at The Lagoon Opera House, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, supported by Soft Machine. While in his Newhouse Hotel room, Henrdix writes liner notes for Warner Brothers to use in the production of the Electric Ladyland. On the same day, engineer Eddie Kramer sends the completed tape of Hendrix's album Electric Ladyland to be mastered.
Tennessee Ernie Ford is playing during two weeks at The Sahara, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Free play at The Bay Hotel, Sunderland, UK.
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Elvis Presley continues with his comeback season of concerts at the International Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Judas Priest play their first-ever gig, at The George Hotel in Walsall, Staffordshire, UK. (N.B. This is a very different line-up from the one that eventually became successful)
Elvis Presley has a fourth day of rehearsals in Conference Room C of the International Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, in preparation for a four week season of concerts at the hotel.
Elvis Presley continues with his four-week second season at The International Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Robert Hunter plays at Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
XTC book in to the Beverly Sunset hotel in Los Angeles, California, USA, where they are due to start a North American tour in four days time. The tour will flounder after just one gig and XTC will never play another live concert.
Billy Swan plays at Roscrea, Tipperary, Ireland, Europe.
Kanye West is involved in a serious car crash near the W Hotel in West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, while driving home from a recording studio. The incident, in which West's jaw is broken, will provide inspiration for his debut single, Through The Wire.
Jani Lane, former frontman of glam metal band Warrant is found dead, aged 47, in a Comfort Inn motel room in Woodland Hills, California, USA. The cause of death is later determined as alcohol poisoning.
Guns N'Roses begin a 12-show residency at The Joint Inside Hard Rock Hotel And Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Pharrell Williams and Hans Zimmer launch their soundtrack for the movie The Amazing Spider-Man 2, at The Standard Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Marilyn Manson is among the celebrities attending THE HATEFUL EIGHT Celebration With Quentin Tarantino And Filmmakers at Sunset Tower Hotel, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Roger Daltrey of The Who is the headline music act at the Legends of Football Awards ceremony, honouring former England and Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard, at The Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane, London, England, UK, Europe.
At the 75th Golden Globe Awards event in the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA, many of the participants dress in black to show support for Time's Up, a legal defense fund set up to support victims of sexual harassment and assault. This action will inspire a group of female country singers to come together as The Song Suffragettes and release a single entitled Time's Up.
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Efterklang hold a 'listening event' in advance of the release of their new LP Altid Sammen, at The Michelberger Hotel, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
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