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Gospel troupe The Fisk Jubilee Singers give a special matinee performance at the City Hall, Auckland, New Zealand. For this show, children from Auckland's orphanages are admitted free, and all other children pay one shilling.
Miss Maud Fanning, billed as "The Greatest Coon Singer In The World" is playing at The City Hall, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania. Also on the bill is contralto vocalist Miss Belle Ray.
The Woolston Band, under Lieutenant Siddall, plays in The Rotunda, Victoria Square, Christchurch, New Zealand.
T. Blake Huffam, the Central Pianoforte, Organ And Music Warehouse of Nelson, New Zealand, advertises in the Nelson Evening Mail that "A new lot of Cakewalk and Dance Albums" has just arrived.
The musical comedy Fun On The Bristol opens at The Grand Opera House, Wellington, New Zealand, Oceania.
The New English Musical Comedy Company is presenting the musical show - High Jinks at Her Majesty's Theatre, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
The Mayfair Melody Makers conducted by Dick Saxon, plus xylophone player Fred Lynn, put on a cabaret show at The Mayfair Cabaret, Auckland, New Zealand.
At The Town Hall Concert Chamber, Auckland, New Zealand, pianist Crombie Murdoch, singer Mavis Rivers and saxophonist Julian Lee play in the first jazz concert ever staged in the city.
Chris Knox is born in New Zealand. He will find success as a rock and roll musician during the mid-70s punk rock era with his bands The Enemy and Toy Love.
A protest meeting takes place in Wellington Town Hall, Wellington, New Zealand, Oceania, against an upcoming international rugby test match between New Zealand's All Blacks and South Africa because South Africa has banned Maoris from playing in the New Zealand team. This racist action inspires New Zealand's all-Maori Howard Morrison Quartet to write and record the sardonic protest song, My Old Man's An All Black (based on the Lonnie Donegan hit My Old Man's A Dustman).
Stephen H. Gregg, guitarist of UK 80s band The Parachute Men, is born in Bishop Auckland, New Zealand.
After having been displaced for two weeks, Walkin' Back To Happiness by Helen Shapiro returns to No1 in The Lever Hit Parade in New Zealand, Oceania.
During a tour of Australia and New Zealand, The Who, The Small Faces and Paul Jones fly from Wellington to Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
The Top Ten Singles in New Zealand on this date are :

1. Daydream Believer - The Monkees

2. Hello Goodbye … The Beatles

3. She's A Rainbow … Rolling Stones

4. World … The Bee Gees

5. Dear Eloise … The Hollies

6. Tin Soldier … Small Faces

7. Kitty … Cat Stevens

8. Love Is All Around … The Troggs

9. Neon Rainbow … The Box Tops

10. Sons And Lovers … Paul Jones

The Beatles release a new single, Lady Mad onna / The Inner Light, on Parlophone Records in New Zealand, Oceania.
Black Sabbath play at the Great Ngaruawahia Festival, Ngaruawahia, New Zealand, Oceania.
Bob Dylan releases a new single, Heart Of Mine/Let It Be Me, on CBS Records in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Italy and The Netherlands.
New Zealand band The Drongos record an entire album, Small Miracles, live on the sidewalks of Manhattan, New York City, USA. It goes on to achieve Top 5 status in the US College Radio Charts.
Crowded House score their first appearance on the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA when Don't Dream It's Over enters at No38.
10,000 Maniacs play at Keil Opera House, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, with Tim Finn.
Kimbra Lee Johnson is born in Wellington, New Zealand, oceania. She will find success as a singer and songwriter, using the mononym Kimbra.
Kimbra Lee Johnson is born in Hamilton, New Zealand, Oceania. She will find success as a popular vocalist using the mononym Kimbra. She is best-known for her vocals on the international Gotye hit Somebody That I Used to Know.
TV show MTV Unplugged in the USA features live acoustic performances by Crowded House and Tim Finn.
A Concert For Linda, in memory of Paul McCartney's wife, Linda McCartney, takes place at The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK. Performers include George Michael, Tom Jones, Elvis Costello, Sinead O'Connor, Des'Ree, Heather Small, Johnny Marr, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Neil Finn, The Pretenders, The Duke String Quartet and Eddie Izzard.
The Finn Brothers play the second of three nights at The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK.
The Finn Brothers play at the Waterfront Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.
The Live8 Concert in Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, features Wet Wet Wet, Annie Lennox, Texas, Travis, The Proclaimers, Dido, Snow Patrol, The Zutons, Natasha and Daniel Bedingfield, The Thrills, Jamie Cullum and Ronan Keating.
The film North Country, starring Charlize Theron, is released in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. The movie features several Bob Dylan songs, including the newly-recorded Tell 'Ol Bill.
Crowded House play at LeBreton Flats, Ottawa, Canada.
Phil Rudd, drummer of AC/DC is arrested after police raid his boat, anchored at Tauranga Beach Marina in North Island, New Zealand, and find 25 grams (.88 ounces) of pot.
The Deftones play at The Big Day Out, in Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand.
Price Tag by Jessie J debuts at No1 in the singles chart in New Zealand, Oceania.
Domino by Jessie J debuts at No3 on the New Zealand RIANZ charts, becoming her fourth consecutive top ten hit there. (2011)
A Foo Fighters gig at Western Springs Speedway, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania, is registered as seismic activity by monitoring service GeoNet, who report that the force of the moshing was detected between 1.5 and 2 kms from the venue.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays the first of three nights at Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
On their Up All Night Tour, One Direction play at The St. James Theatre, Wellington, New Zealand.
Seasick Steve plays at the Mangawhai Tavern in New Zealand, Australasia.
Little Mix release their second album, Salute, in Australia and New Zealand.
On his Old Ideas Tour, Leonard Cohen plays at The CBS Canterbury Arena, Christchurch, New Zealand.
On his Old Ideas Tour, Leonard Cohen plays at Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
Coldplay release their sixth studio album, Ghost Stories in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Finland, Germany, Ireland, The Netherlands and New Zealand.
Ellie Goulding plays at Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
Ellie Goulding plays at The TSB Arena, Wellington, New Zealand, Oceania.
The 25th annual Much Music video awards are held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, with artists including Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, Imagine Dragons, Lorde, Magic!, Hedley, Tokyo Police Club, Eleven Past One, Kiesza, Jedward, Marianas Trench and The Sam Roberts Band.
The Wyld (aka No Wyld) and Wyzzo play at Le Pacific Rock, Cergy, France, Europe.
Having notched up nearly 500m plays, Katy Perry's hit single Dark Horse ft. Juicy J tops the YouTube chart of the most popular music videos for 2014 (so far). The full Top Ten list is : 1. Katy Perry - Dark Horse ft. Juicy J 2. Shakira - Can't Remember to Forget You ft. Rihanna 3. Shakira - La La La (Brazil 2014) ft. Carlinhos Brown 4. We Are One (Ole Ola) [The Official 2014 FIFA World Cup Song] (Olodum Mix) 5. Enrique Iglesias - Bailando (Español) ft. Descemer Bueno, Gente De Zona 6. The Chainsmokers - #SELFIE 7. Iggy Azalea - Fancy ft. Charli XCX 8. Frozen Soundtrack - Let It Go 9. Jason Derulo - Wiggle ft. Snoop Dogg 10. Enrique Iglesias - El Perdedor ft. Marco Antonio Sol
Queen and Adam Lambert play at Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
Bryan Adams releases a new album, Tracks Of My Years, worldwide on Verve Records.
Graham Brazier best-known as vocalist in the New Zealand bands Hello Sailor and The Legionnaires, dies aged 63, in a rehabilitation centre in Auckland, following a heart attack which caused his band to cancel a re-union tour.
AC/DC play the final show of their Rock Or Bust World tour, at Western Springs Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.