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Little Miss U.S.A., billed as "A merry and pretentious musical comedy" opens at The New Pantages Theatre, Seattle, Washington, USA. Also on the same bill is Lady Betty - The Celebrated Monkey.
Nellie V. Nichols, Brown And Spencer, Hooper And Cook, Bruselle Sisters and Stephen Dudley Trio plus Brooks And Bowen are appearing at The Orpheum Theatre, Seattle, Washington, USA.
, Dee Clark, The 5 Royales, Valerie Carr, The Miracles
, The 3 Leggers and Clay Tyson are playing during six nights of shows at The Apollo, Harlem, New York City, USA.
plays at The Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
Jazz saxophone giant John Coltrane
plays at The Penthouse, Seattle, Washington, USA.
plays at the Center Arena, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Are You Experienced, the debut album by The Jimi Hendrix
Experience, enters the Billboard
Hot 200 Albums Chart in the USA, where it will remain for 106 weeks.
The Jimi Hendrix
Experience do a rough mix for the song House Burning Down at Record Plant
, New York City, USA. The song is said to have been inspired by the Watts Riots in Los Angeles.
The Jimi Hendrix
Experience fly from London, England, UK, to Italy, Europe.
A meeting is held in New York City, USA, about the complex legal suit between Ed Chalpin's PPX Records and Jimi Hendrix
(about his recording contracts).
On their second North American tour, The Cream
play the first of two days at Eagles Stadium, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Experience, Traffic, Eric Burdon and The Animals
, The Move
and more. A party is held afterwards at The Crazy Girl Club.
Riots break out on the first day of the Beat Monster Concert in The Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe, starring The
is playing at Salle Pleyel, Paris, France, Europe.
's guitar is stolen from his Corvette while he is in a clothes store on East 9th Street, New York City, USA. At the Record Plant
, Hendrix records Valleys Of Neptune and Hear My Train A'comin'.
The album Electric Church by The Buddy Miles
Express enters the Billboard
Hit 100 LPs chart in the USA at No147. One side of the album has been produced by Jimi Hendrix
After a gig at the Agora Club, Columbus, Ohio, USA, Elvis Costello
and Attraction Bruce Thomas retire to the bar of the local Holiday Inn. Within hearing of Steven Stills and Bonnie Bramlett, Costello describes Ray Charles
as "a blind, ignorant nigger." He is immediately set upon by Bramlett and knocked to the ground.
play at The Masquerade, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, with Mercyland and O.C.B.
The Foo Fighters
release a new album, In Your Honor on RCA Records in the USA. During the day they play a live set on Fuse Music Channel's 7th Avenue Drop show in New York City.
and Norah Jones
perform live in a one-off webcast concert celebrating the 10th anniversary of internet retailer Amazon.com.
At Benaroya Hall, Seattle, Washington, USA,
The Beaconsfield Mine collapse
occurs in Beaconsfield, Tasmania, Australia, Oceania
. Of the seventeen people who were in the mine, one is killed, fourteen escape immediately following the collapse, but the remaining two are trapped underground. One of the pair, Brant Webb, requests that an iPod be sent down to them, filled with Foo Fighters
songs. When Dave Grohl
of Foo Fighters
learns of this request, he will become inspired to write the acoustic instrumental composition Ballad Of The Beaconsfield Miners
The Dixie Chicks
play at The White River Amphitheater, Seattle, Washington, USA.
, singer of Soundgarden
, dies shortly after playing a concert with Soundgarden
in Detroit, Michigan, USA. The cause of his death is not immediately released, but it is described by Cornell's representative Brian Bumbery as "sudden and unexpected".