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Sousa's band plays at The Cambria Theater, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA.
Xylophone soloist Charles P. Lowe records Carnival Of Venice, Medley Of Popular Airs, The Mocking Bird, Happy Days In Dixie and Dancing In The Sunlight for Victor Records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Metropolitan Orchestra records The Fortune Teller March, Mazurka, The Girl In The Barracks, Sextette From Florodora, Fanchette and Zamona for Victor Records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Male vocalist William Koldowski records Jako Andel Ty Jsi Kràsna, Nekamenijte Provočky, Letela Belounké Holubićka and other songs for Victor Records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Dainty Paree Burlesquers are playing the second of three nights at The Star Theatre, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA.
Rice And Barton's Big Gaiety Company is appearing for the second of three days at The Star Theatre, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA.
Jazz pianist Sonny Clark is born in Herminie, Pennsylvania, USA.
On their first national tour, country music stars The Sons Of The Pioneers play the second of two nights in Himmelreicht Grove, Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Peekskill Riots erupt after a Paul Robeson concert in Peekskill, New York State, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Band play the sixth night of a one-week engagement at The Click, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Frankie Laine, with Billy May's Band, plays in San Diego, California, USA.
When The Buddy DeFranco Quartet, with Art Blakey on drums, plays at the Blue Note Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA, the show is recorded. The tracks Somebody Loves Me, The Things We Did Last Summer, Cairo, Street Of Dreams and Easy Living will released on the album The Oscar Peterson Trio And Buddy DeFranco Quartet 1953 Live.
The Flamingos, Jerry Butler, The Miracles, Maxine Brown, The Vibrations, and Shep And The Limelites play thefourth of seven nights at The Uptown Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Frankie Avalon plays the second night of a week of shows at Blinstrub's, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Jazztet record Reggie, Space Station and This Nearly Was Mine at Nola Penthouse Studios, New York City, USA, for Mercury Records.
Piedmont-style blues vocalist, guitarist, songwriter (and ice cream van operative) Doug Quattlebaum, records the album, If You've Ever Been Mistreated, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Barry Mann appears on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, performing Who Put The Bomp. Tony Orlando appears in the same edition performing Bless You.
When Chubby Checker appears on tv's Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA, performing The Twist it sparks a new interest in the dance.
Joanie Sommers and Mort Sahl play a one-nighter at Carnegie Music Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Drifters play the second of six nights at Sciolla's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Bobby 'Boris' Pickett And the Crypt Kickers perform Monster Mash on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded at WFIL tv studios in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Bobby Rydell continues with his three-week engagement at Sciolla's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Ed McCurdy plays the last of four nights at Main Point, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Serendipity Singers play their second of two gigs in one day, at Villanova, Villanova, Pennsylvania, USA.
Doc Watson plays the first of three nights at Main Point, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA.
Jazz, ragtime and blues stride pianist Luckey Roberts dies aged 80 in New York City, USA.
Ain't Nothing But A Houseparty by The Showstoppers enters the UK singles chart, where it will peak at No11.
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G.E.Smith, guitarist for Hall And Oates, marries Gilda Radner, a star of US tv show Saturday Night Live.
Arlo Guthrie and Pete Seeger play at the Temple University Music Festival, Temple University, Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA.
On their Presto tour, Rush play at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
On his In Step tour, Stevie Ray Vaughan plays at The Coca-Cola Star Lake Amphitheater, Burgettstown, Pennsylvania, USA, supported by Joe Cocker.
Todd Rundgren plays at The Palace Of Fine Arts, San Francisco, California, USA.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie plays the last of four nights at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
On her Most Wanted Tour, Hilary Duff plays at Wachovia Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA.
Ashlee Simpson plays at The Benedum Center, Pittsburgh, pennsylvania, USA.
U2 play at The Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Jill Scott, Queen Latifah and Erykah Badu play at Chastain Park Amphitheatre, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Jonathan Cain, keyboard player for Journey, undergoes emergency surgery for appendicitis immediately after the band plays a gig in Wantagh, New Jersey, USA. The operation forces cancellation of Journey's next gig in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but they are back on the road a few days later.
Jazmine Sullivan releases a new album, Fearless, in the UK on Columbia Records.
Christina Aguilera releases her new album, Bionic, in Germany, The Netherlands and Australia.
The movie Burlesque starring Cher and Christina Aguilera opens in Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and Ukraine.
Taylor Swift arrives unannounced at the bridal shower of a fan, Gena Gabrielle, in Columbus, Ohio, USA. Although she does not even know the fan, Swift brings a gift of a new KitchenAid stand mixer plus a handwritten first recipe for the bride-to-be.
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Rapper Eve marries Maximillion Cooper in a ceremony held at Blue Marlin on Cala Jondal Beach, Ibiza, Spain, Europe.
Todd Rundgren plays at The Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
Taylor Swift is among the guests attending the Universal Music Group 2016 Grammy After Party in The Theatre at Ace Hotel Downtown LA, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Ronald 'Bingo' Mundy, tenor vocalist of The Marcels dies of pneumonia, aged 76, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Mundy was a founder-member of the hit-making group with his high school friends in 1959.
U.S. Girls play at Kaserne, Basel, Switzerland, Europe.
U.S. Girls play at The Locomotiv Club, Bologna, Italy, Europe.