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Musical fantasy The Storks opens at The New Majestic Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. This was the opening night of The Majestic, which was the first Boston theatre with a cantilevered balcony. The theatre's interior decor featured so much gold leaf that it was nicknamed 'The House Of Gold'.
The Bostonian Burlesquers are appearing at The Gayety, Washington DC, USA.
Toots Mondello And His Orchestra record Let Me Day Dream, I Love You Just Because, At Sundown and I'll See You In My My Dreams for Brunswick Records in New York City, USA.
Count Basie And His Orchestra play the first night in a week of shows at the RKO-Keith Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Aerosmith bassist Tom Hamilton is born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Earl Bostic Orchestra is playing during a one-week stint at The Hi Hat, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Everly Brothers play the third night of a week at The Frolics Club, Salisbury, Massachusetts, USA.
Dion, Roy Orbison, Ray Peterson, Freddy Cannon and Tony Orlando play the second of two nights in Sydney, Australia, Oceania.
Jean Redpath and Ramblin' Jack Elliot are playing during six nights at The 2nd Fret Coffee House, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Beach Boys play at The Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Judy Roderick plays the first of two nights at Club 47, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
Don Patterson, Sonny Stitt and Billy James record the album The Boss Men for Prestige Records at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The Turtles are playing during a five-night engagement at The Hullabaloo Club, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, with Dick Dale and The Palace Guard.
Benjamin Orzechowski is born in Lakewood, Ohio, USA. He will find success as Benjamin Orr, a singer, bassist and co-founder of the rock band The Cars.
The Kingsmen play at Northampton Commerical College, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA.
The Velvet Underground play the last of three days at The Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Lee Michaels plays the last of three nights at The Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, supported by Rod Stewart's Small Faces and Zephyr.
Badfinger play at Gloucester High School, Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA.
Rod Stewart And The Faces play in The Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
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The first known performance of Bruce Springsteen's Born To Run takes place during a show at The Harvard Square Theatre, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, during a show headlined by Bonnie Raitt. Journalist Jon Landau reviews the show for The Real Paper, saying 'I saw rock'n'roll future and its name is Bruce Springsteen.'
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Aerosmith begin pre-production work on their next album, Draw The Line, in Hawaii, USA.
London-based surf-punk band The Barracudas have a photo session.
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State Of Independence by Donna Summer (written by Vangelis and Jon Anderson) enters the UK singles chart where it will peak at No14. The track features an all-star backing choir which includes Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Christopher Cross, Quincy Jones, Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald, Lionel Richie and Dionne Warwick.
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The Cure play at The Orpheum, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Madonna, supported by Level 42, plays at the Sullivan Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Aerosmith play at The Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, supported by Guns N'Roses.
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The Cure's Prayer Tour comes to an end with the second of two nights at Great Woods Performing Arts Center, Mansfield, Massachusetts, USA, supported by Shelleyan Orphan.
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New Kids On The Block begin their Magic Summer tour with a show at The Playhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
On their Pump tour, Aerosmith play at Rupp Arena, Lexington, Kentucky, USA.
Donnie Wahlberg of New Kids On The Block suffers bruises on his chest and cuts on his arms and mouth when he crashes through an unsealed trap door during the band's concert at Saratoga Raceway, Saratoga Springs, New York State, USA. He is later admitted to Saratoga Hospital for treatment.
Toxic Narcotic, Bzera, Shatter'd Dreams and D'Yen.Vie play in the Thrash Bash at The Channel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Eric Clapton plays the first of three nights in The Great Woods Center For The Performing Arts, Mansfield, Massachusetts, USA.
On their Pump tour, Aerosmith play at Yokohama Arena, Yokohama, Japan, Asia.
Mr. Softee, Wretched Grace, Deslok and Vigilance play in the Thrash Bash at The Channel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Phish play at The Student Union Ballroom, University Of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA.
As the last date on their Magic Summer tour, New Kids On The Block play at Helsinki Ice Hall, Helsinki, Finland, Europe.
The first Sonoria Festival has its second of three days in Parco Aquatica, Milan, Italy, Europe. Artists appearing on this day are Bob Dylan, Big Country, Blur, Jimmy Cliff, The Nits, Ozric Tentacles, Paul Rodgers And Company, The Jeff Healey Band, Therapy?, Urban Dance Squad and Willy DeVille.
Killswitch Engage play at The Live Music Hall, Cologne, Germany, Europe.
Aimee Mann plays at North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
Dream Theater play at Hovet, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
The Minor Planet Center at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, officially announces that a recently-discovered minor asteroid has been given the name '(110393) Rammstein' in honour of the German band Rammstein.
Muse play at the TD Banknorth Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Legendary jazz-rock fusion guitarist John McLaughlin plays with The 4th Dimension at The House of Blues, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Bob Dylan plays at The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA.
Aerosmith play at Tampa Bay Times Forum, Tampa, Florida, USA.
Frank Turner plays at The Sinclair, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
On his Purpose World Tour Justin Bieber plays the second of two nights at The TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
On their 25th Anniversary Of Images And Words tour, Dream Theater play at Fryshuset Arena, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
It is reported that The Pixies have cancelled their upcoming tour of Japan, because of concerns over the spread of coronavirus.
Five Finger Death Punch play at The DCU Center, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA.