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Musical comedy The Toreador is presented by Pollard's Opera Company at The Opera House, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania. According to the advertisement in the New Zealand Herald, "If you are an admirer of delightful music, Catchy Airs, Irresistible Funniosities, Exhilarating dances, Lovely dress and splendid ensemble" the show will meet with your approval.
Dix's Gaiety Company is appearing at The Theatre Royal, Wellington, New Zealand, Oceania.
Pollard's Opera Company presents the musical comedy The Messenger Boy at The Theatre Royal, Christchurch, New Zealand, Oceania.
The musical play The Thirty Thieves is presented at The Theatre Royal, Christchurch, 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.
Chuck Morgan is born in Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania. He will find success as as an in-demand guitarist working with leading jazz musicians.
It is announced that Mike Nock, pianist with Australian jazz group The Three Out Trio, has been awarded one of the 1961 Down Beat Hall of Fame scholarships to the Berklee School of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Linda Scott leaves the USA for a tour of New Zealand, Australasia.
The Howard Morrison Quartet plays at The Miss New Zealand contest final in The Opera House, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
The Kinks, Manfred Mann, The Honeycombs and Tony Sheveton play in the Majestic Theatre, Christchurch, New Zealand, Oceania.
The Rolling Stones enjoy a day off during their tour of New Zealand, Oceania. They spend the time horse riding and visiting hot springs at and mud baths.
Sandie Shaw, The Pretty Things and Eden Kane begin a tour of Australia and 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.
Daydream Believer by The Monkees reaches No1 in the Official New Zealand Singles Chart, for the first of four weeks.
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

Yes play in The Queen's Hotel, Bishop Auckland, UK.
The Police play a gig in Christchurch, New Zealand, Oceania.
The Cure play at The Town Hall, Wellington, New Zealand, Oceania.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play at Western Springs Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
As the prize in a competition, Crowded House play live in the basement of film student Grant Harvey's home in Calgary, Canada.
The John Butler Trio plays at The Majestic Theatre, Wellington, New Zealand, Oceania, supported by Julia Deans.
The Finn Brothers play at The Cirque Royale, Brussels, Belgium, Europe.
Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones is discharged from Ascot Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand, after undergoing surgery to remove a small blood clot from his brain. On the same day, The Red Hot Chili Peppers release their new double-CD, Stadium Arcadium, in Japan, Asia.
AC/DC play at Western Springs, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
Pavement play at the Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand.
George Benson plays in the Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
It is reported that, according to the IFPI's annual Recording Industry In Numbers report, global recorded music revenues fell by 8.4% in 2010.
On his Doowops And Hooligans tour Bruno Mars plays at The Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
LMFAO release their second album, Sorry For Party Rocking, in New Zealand.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays the first of three nights at Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
Bon Iver play the first of two nights at The Town Hall, Wellington, New Zealand.
Kelly Clarkson releases a new single, Catch My Breath in Australia and New Zealand.
The world's first playable beer bottle is unveiled at The Semi-Permanent Gathering in Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania. Named the Beck's Edison Bottle, it is a one-off product based on Thomas Edison's cylinder recording system. The music etched into the bottle is Here She Comes by New Zealand band Ghostwave.
On his Old Ideas Tour, Leonard Cohen plays at The TSB Bank Arena, Wellington, New Zealand.
Neil Finn plays at The Vogue Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
She Looks So Perfect by 5 Seconds Of Summer reaches No1 in the Top 40 Singles Chart in New Zealand, Oceania.
Arcade Fire, Imagine Dragons, New Order, Lorde, Jake Bugg, New order, Nine Inch Nails and others play in the Lollapalooza Festival at Hipódromo de San Isidro, San Isidro, Argentina, South America.
Neilsen Soundscan releases a chart of the Top ten best-selling albums in the USA for the first half of the year, with the movie soundtrack Frozen in the No1 position. Frozen is also the only album to have sold more than one million copies. The complete Top Ten is as follows : 1. Soundtrack - Frozen 2,696,000 2. Beyonce - Beyonce 702,000 3. Eric Church - The Outsiders 642,000 4. Lorde - Pure Heroine 641,000 5. Coldplay - Ghost Stories 589,000 6. Various Artists - Now 49 482,000 7. Luke Bryan - Crash My Party 455,000 8. Katy Perry - PRISM 453,000 9. Various Artists - Now 50 452,000 10. Pharrell Williams - GIRL 452,000
On his 20/20 Experience World Tour, Justin Timberlake plays the last of three nights at Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
On their Rock Or Bust tour, AC/DC play at Westpac Stadium, Wellington, New Zealand, Oceania.
UB40 play at The Bowl of Brooklands, New Plymouth, New Zealand, Oceania.
The 1975 play at Auckland Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
On their Where's My Room Tour Of Aotearoa, 2018, Neil And Liam Finn play at Barnett Hall, Piha, New Zealand, Oceania.
Lorde and Jack Antonoff perform at a star-studded charity event in The Town Hall, New York City, USA, in aid of LGBTQ charity the Ally Coalition.
The Laneway Festival in Albert Park, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania, includes performances by Aldous Harding, Connan Mockasin, Father John Misty, Wolf Alice, The War on Drugs, Slowdive, Julie Byrne, Loyle Carner, Mac DeMarco, Moses Sumney, Noah Slee, Polyester, Pond, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Sylvan Esso, TOKiMONSTA, The Internet, Unitone HiFi, Wax Chattels, D.D Dumbo, Die! Die! Die!, Alex G, Amy Shark, Anderson .Paak, BADBADNOTGOOD, Billie Eilish and Bonobo.
On his ÷ Tour, Ed Sheeran plays the last of three days at Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, New Zealand, Oceania, supported by Six60 and Mitch James.
Jerusalem Magistrates Court in Jerusalem, Israel, rules that two New Zealand activists, Justine Sachs and Nadia Abu-Shanab, of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions group, must pay damages totaling NIS 45,000 (£9,000)for their role in the cancellation of a scheduled concert by Lorde in Tel Aviv in June 2018.
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