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The first stage production of The Wizard Of Oz
is playing at The Grand Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Wizard Of Oz, described by one critic as "a whirl of girls" is playing at The Majestic Theatre, New York City, USA.
, in New York City, after opening Bleecker Bob's Golden Oldies in 1967. It became an iconic second hand vinyl store in Greenwich Village
, and a gathering place for music lovers. It was in Bleecker Bob's that Patti Smith
met Lenny Kaye; Joey Ramone was a regular customer, Robert Plant
, David Bowie
, Frank Zappa
and David Byrne
would drop by.
Robert Plotnik is born in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He will find success
The Walt Disney
ainimated musical feature Peter Pan
is released to cinemas in the USA. The film includes such Sammy Cahn-composed songs as The Second Star To The Right, You Can Fly and A Pirate's Life.
The Konrads, a beat combo including future superstar David Bowie
, play at Wickham Hall, West Wickham, England, UK, Europe.
, with Neil Young
on lead guitar, play the first of six nights at The Twilight Zone, Winnipeg, Canada.
The Holy Modal Rounders take part in an experiment to prove the existence of telepathy. At a concert by the band in Manhattan, New York City, USA, the whole audience is asked to mentally transmit the message 'birds', while the band plays the song If You Want To Be A Bird. Five individuals within 100 miles of the concert are monitored to see if they are receiving any message. The results are inconclusive.
play at The Refectory Hall, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, England, UK, Europe.
Black magic-oriented band Black Widow
play at The Fickle Pickle Club, in the Alexandra Hotel, Southend, UK.
Glastonbury Fayre Festival, featuring Hawkwind
, Traffic, Melanie
, David Bowie
, Joan Baez
, Edgar Broughton
Band, Arthur Brown
, Family, Gong
, Mighty Baby, Brinsley Schwartz, Quintessence
and Fairport Convention
, takes place at Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset, England, UK, Europe. Audience : 12,000.
Adam And The Ants play at The Empire Ballroom, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Dave Berry And The Cruisers and Martian Dance.
appears, dressed as a pregnant Alice In Wonderland, on the cover of Sounds music paper in the UK.
's Station To Station tour plays the second of two nights in Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
release their fourth album, 2112
, on Anthem Records in the USA.
Elephant Man, starring David Bowie
, is performed on Broadway
, New York City, for the last time.
Two stabbings take place during a David Bowie
gig at Slane Castle, Dublin, Eire, Europe.
Country music star John Denver
begins three days of medical evaluation and tests with NASA in Houston, Texas, USA, to determine his fitness to be launched into space
aboard the Russian Mir Space Station. The Russian authorities had contacted numerous Americans, including scientists and politicians, offering the chance to go into space, and Denver was one of those who applied.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie
plays at Jordal Stadium, Oslo, Norway, Europe, with special guest Kim Wilde.
The Foo Fighters
play a concert for 500 competition-winning fans in the abandoned Walker Air Force Base, Roswell, New Mexico, USA, site of the alleged alien autopsy that followed the crash of an equally alleged UFO.
Rob Zombie plays at The House Of Blues, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Cocorosie play during The Meltdown Festival at The Royal Festival Hall, London, England, UK.
German electronic rock pioneers Kraftwerk
play at The Tate Modern, Camberwell, London, England, UK, Europe.
play at The Fox Theatre, Oakland, California, USA.
Jeff Wayne's musical version of War Of The Worlds stage spectacular plays at Echo Arena, Liverpool, UK.