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Hughey Emmett, Leonard And Leonard, Howard Chambers, The Rosseaus, Olivio and Avery And Hart are providing the entertainment every afternoon and evening at The Chutes, Fulton Street And Tenth Avenue, San Francisco, California, USA.
The "Farce comedy hit" A Night At The Circus, featuring "Catchy Songs" and "Prof Bothwell Browne's New Dances", is presented at The Central Theater, San Francisco, California, USA.
Marcel's Living Art Studies, Smith And Fuller, Carroll Johnson and Fisher And Clark are among the entertainments on offer at The Orpheum, San Francisco, California, USA.
Blues-oriented guitarist, organist, flute player and vocalist Johnny Heartsman is born in San Fernando, California, USA. He will become a distinguished contributor to the San Francisco Bay Area Blues scene in the 1950s and 1960s.
Val Fuentes, drummer of 60s San Francisco band It's A Beautiful Day, is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Freddy Martin And His Orchestra play the twenty-fifth night of six weeks at the St. Francis Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA.
When experimental film-maker and ethnomusicologist Harry Smith premieres his films No. 1, 2, 3, and 5, at the San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, California, USA, they are accompanied by an improvising jazz band, as part of the Art In Cinema series curated by Smith's friend Frank Stauffacher.
The Jack Teagarden Sextet opens for a season at The Hangover, San Francisco, California, USA.
Baby Washington, Bobby Freeman, The Miracles and Gene And Eunice play the fifth night in a week of shows at The Howard Theater, Washington, DC, USA.
Peter Apfelbaum is born in Berkeley, California, USA. He will find success as leader of the experimental folk-avant garde group The Hieroglyphics Ensemble.
He Knows I Love Him Too Much by all-girl San Francisco-born trio The Paris Sisters enters the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA where it will peak at No34, spending three weeks on the Top 40.
Duke Ellington plays at a private performance in the Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA.
As part of the Week of the Angry Arts, the Vietnam Mobilisation Benefit is held at the Longshoremens Hall, San Francisco, California, USA, featuring Sopwith Camel, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Big Brother And The Holding Company, Country Joe And The Fish and The Grateful Dead, with lights by Dan Bruhns.
The Blues Project play the last of three nights at San Francisco State, San Francisco, California, USA, as part of a folk festival. Also on the bill are Mark Spoelstra, Doc Watson and Richard And Mimi Farina.
Big Brother And The Holding Company (featuring Janis Joplin) play at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Steve Miller Band plays the first of two nights at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
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San Francisco band Moby Grape record Skip's Song, which is not released until 1969, when it appears on the album Moby Grape 69, as Seeing.
Blood Sweat And Tears, John Handy and Son House play the second of three nights at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Big Brother And The Holding Company play the third of six nights at The Generation Club, New York City, USA.
First generation San Francisco hippy band Big Brother And The Holding Company play the fifth of six nights at The Generation Club, New York City, USA.
The Loading Zone play at The D rake Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA.
Delaney And Bonnie, The Voices Of East Harlem and Jam Factory play the last of four nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
Santana play at The Apollo Stadium, Adelaide, Australia, Oceania.
Neil Young and Crazy Horse play at Aichiken Taiikukan, Nagoya, Japan, Asia.
What A Fool Believes by The Doobie Brothers reaches No1 in the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart in the USA.
Black Flag play at Berkeley Square, Berkeley, California, USA.
The Grateful Dead play at The Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Metallica play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
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Enigmatic US cult band The Residents play a rare show at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe, performing songs from their trilogy of 'Mole' concept albums.
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Bob Dylan plays at San Siro Stadium, Milan, Italy, Europe. The tour is a double-header with Carlos Santana.
When police enter Sly Stone's house to arrest him for non-payment of child support, they find him 'incoherent and violent'. As a result, he is charged with cocaine possession for the second time in this year.
The Bangles play at The Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Pixies plays at The Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by the Happy Mondays.
Jefferson Airplane play in New York State Fair Park, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
En Vogue release their debut album, Born To Sing, in the USA.
Carlos Santana jams with Lynyrd Skynyrd at The Greek Theatre, Berkeley, California, USA.
Guns N' Roses and Metallica play the fourteenth show in a co-headlining 25-date US tour at Texas Stadium, Irving, Texas, USA, with Faith No More as the opening act.
Legendary blues guitarist/singer Brownie McGhee dies aged 80, of stomach cancer in Oakland, California, USA.
The 1968 album Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison is certified triple platinum by the RIAA in the USA for having sold over three million units.
Bob Dylan and Merle Haggard play the second of three nights at the Paramount Theater, Oakland, California, USA.
Carmen Electra and former Jane's Addiction and Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Dave Navarro publicly announce their separation.
21st Century Breakdown by Green Day reaches No1 in the European Top 100 Albums Chart.
The Jon Butler Trio plays at the Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
On his Twisted Road tour, Neil Young plays at the Fox Theatre, Oakland, California, USA, supported by Bert Jansch.
Paquito D'Rivera and Roberta Gambarini with Roy Hargrove's Quartet play at Yoshi's San Francisco, California, USA.
It is reported that Metallica's James Hetfield has signed onto The History Channel as narrator for a new show 'The Hunt', following hunters who travel to Kodiak, Alaska, USA, in pursuit of the Kodiak brown bear.
On their 50th Anniversary tour, The Who play at The Oracle Arena, Oakland, California, USA.
Thee Oh Sees play at The Teragram Ballroom, Westlake, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On the European leg of their WorldWired tour, Metallica play the first of two nights at AccorHotels Arena, Paris, France, Europe, supported by Kvelertak.
On the North American leg of his Call The Comet tour, Johnny Marr plays at The UC Theatre, Berkeley, California, USA.