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South America

Ellis Island in New York harbour, New York City, USA, is designated as an immigration station for foreign nationals hoping to start a new life in America. Numerous songs will be inspired by tales of the island and the people who passed through. Isle Of Hope, Isle Of Tears, composed by Brendan Graham and Ronan Tynan, tells the story of fifteen-year-old Annie Moore who was the first incomer to actually pass through Ellis Island. Other songs about the island include Ellis Island [1985] by Mary Black [written by Noel Brazil] and Ellis Island [1998] by Marc Cohn.
Azucena Maizani is born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America. She will find success as a tango singer, composer and actress. For many years she will perform dressed in men's suits or criollo cowboy attire, thus earning the nickname "Funny-face Cowgirl".
Armando Neves is born in Campina, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America. Also known as Armandinho, he will become an exceptionally popular guitarist.
Woody Herman And His Orchestra, with vocalist Dillagene, record Rhumboogie (from the movie Argentine Nights) for Decca Records in New York City, USA.
The MGM musical Annie Get Your Gun, starring Betty Hutton and Howard Keel, is released to cinemas in Argentina, South America. Ten songs in the film are composed by Irving Berlin.
Popular Guatemalan singer, composer and guitarist Nito Mestre, co-founder of the popular folk-rock and progressive rock group Sui Generis.
Felo And Bruno, Alfredo Sadel and The Golden Sisters are playing at The Chateau Madrid club, New York City, USA.
The Walt Disney ainimated musical feature Peter Pan is released to cinemas in Brazil, South America. The film includes such Sammy Cahn-composed songs as The Second Star To The Right, You Can Fly and A Pirate's Life.
The musical comedy movie Call Me Madam, written by Irving Berlin and starring Ethel Merman, Donald O'Connor and George Sanders, opens in Argentina, South America.
Jazz guitarist Charlie Byrd predicts, during a press conference in New York City, USA, that an emerging Brazilian dance rhythm The Bossa Nova could become the next craze to sweep the Western world. Byrd has recently returned from a tour of sixteen South American countries.
The Beatles' single I Should Have Known Better is released in Argentina, South America, on Odeon Pops Records.
Willie Bobo, Joe Cuba, Ray Baretto and Pete Rodriguez play in the fifth annual Latin Jazz Concert at Town Hall, New York City, USA.
The Beatles single Get Back is released in Argentina, South America, on Apple Records.
Although still suffering from anorexia nervosa, Karen Carpenter of The Carpenters leaves the Manhattan Hospital, New York City, USA, after a short stay.
The Cure play at the first of two nights at Ferro Carril Oeste football stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
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During their first tour of Brazil, South America, Jethro Tull play at Ginasio do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo.
Erasure play at Gran Parque Central, Montevideo, Uruguay, South America.
The First Annual Billboard Latin Music Conference takes place in The Hyatt Hotel, Miami, Florida, USA.
Sepultura play at Zaal Unitas, Brunssum, Netherlands, Europe.
Sepultura play at The Marquee Club, London, England, UK, supported by Cerebral Fix.
The Philips Monsters of Rock tour, featuring, Kiss, Black Sabbath, Slayer, Suicidal Tendencies, Angra, Viper, Raimundos and Dr. Sin plays in Estádio do Pacaembu, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America. This is the first time Monsters Of Rock has taken place in South America.
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Carlos Cachaca, a successful songwriter, who had earned the title "King of Samba" for his numerous compositions about life in the Brazilian favelas, or shantytowns, dies in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, South America.
Weichafe play at Pub Music, Santiago, Chile, South America.
Sepultura play at Olympia, São Paulo, Brazil, South America.
Hilary Duff comes to the end of her Most Wanted tour at Estadio Universitario de Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela, South America.
The iTunes Music Store reaches a total of three billion songs sold.
Nelly Furtado plays at Centro Ciudad Comercial Tamanaco, Caracas, Venezuela, South America.
Franz Ferdinand play at Marina Hall, Brasilia, Brazil, South America.
Shakira draws crowds and stops traffic when she films a video at the famed Pla de Palau fountain, in Barcelona, Spain, Europe. During filming, Shakira dances in the fountain and also rides a motor bike without wearing a safety helmet. Local authorities are reported to be considering fining the singer because she failed to get the necessary permissions to carry out filming.
Belle And Sebastian play at The Caupolican Theatre, Santiago, Chile, South America.
It is announced that, one week after licensing their music for download exclusively via iTunes, The Beatles have sold more than 2m tracks and 450,000 albums digitally worldwide.
On her Black Star tour, Avril Lavigne plays at Chevrolet Hall, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, South America.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers play at Estadio Monumental Santiago, Chile, South America.
Following a bout of food poisoning, Aerosmith front man Steven Tyler passes out and falls while in the shower in Asuncion, Paraguay, South America. Later, Tyler receives stitches and emergency dental work during a four-hour stay at La Costa medical center in Asuncion.
On his Doowops And Hooligans tour Bruno Mars plays at The Mineirinho, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, South America.
Brand New play at Converse Rubber Tracks Brasil 2014, Cine Joia, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America.
Radio Moscow begin a tour of South America with a show at Festival Orbital, Santiago, Chile.
The Rolling Stones begin their America Latina Ole Tour with a show at Estadio Nacional, Santiago, Chile, South America, supported by Los Tres.
On their America Latina Ole Tour, The Rolling Stones play at Estádio do Maracanã, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, South America.
On their America Latina Ole Tour, The Rolling Stones play at Estádio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre, Brazil, South America.
Radiohead release their ninth album, A Moon Shaped Pool, as a CD and vinyl album on XL Recordings worldwide.
During the Latin American leg of their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses play at Estadio Gigante de Arroyito, Rosario, Argentina, South America, supported by Cielo Razzo and Massacre. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
During the Latin American leg of their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses play the first of two nights at Allianz Parque, Sao Paulo, Brazil South America, supported by Piebe Rude. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
Guns N'Roses play to an audience of 46,800 people on the second of two nights at Allianz Parque, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America.
During the Latin American leg of their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses play at Eastadio Mane Garrincha, Brasilia, Brazil, South America, supported by Piebe Rude. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
Ed Sheeran plays at Pedreira Paulo Leminsky , Curtiba, Brazil, South America.
On their 51-date The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, U2 play the second of two nights at Estadio Ciudad de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina, South America, supported by Joystick and Noel Gallagher's High FLying Birds
On their 51-date The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, U2 play the third of four nights at Estadio Nacional de Morumbi, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America, supported by Noel Gallagher's High FLying Birds.
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