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Isham's Famous Octoroons - a combination minstrel, burlesque and variety troupe - play at The Grand Theatre, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Lew Dockstader's Minstrels are playing at The Victoria Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
The musical comedy Fantana plays at The Lyric Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 298 performances.
The musical comedy Fantana plays at The Lyric Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 298 performances.
George M. Cohan's National Song Show George Washington Jr. is playing at The Novelty Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Der Tapfere Soldat (The Chocolate Soldier) by Rudolf Friml opens at The Lyric Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will subsequently transfer to the Herald Square Theatre and the Casino Theatre, notching up a total of 295 performances.
Musical Comedy The Slim Princess is presented at The Globe Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 104 performances.
Leon T. Gross is born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Under the stage names Archie Boy and Archibald, he will become a popular r'n'b singer/pianist in the 1940s, and act as an influence on Fats Domino.
The musical revue Frivolities of 1920 is presented at The 44th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 61 performances.
The musical revue Ziegfeld Follies of 1924 is presented at The New Amsterdam Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 295 performances.
Harry Levy is born in Cheetham Hill, Manchester, UK. He will become notorious as unscrupulous rock entrepreneur, Don Arden, manager of The Small Faces, Electric Light Orchestra, Black Sabbath and many others.
The Nightingale, a stage musical with music by Armand Vecsey and lyrics by Clifford Grey and P. G. Wodehouse, closes after 96 performances at Jolson's 59th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
The play Green Grow The Lilacs, which features several folk songs performed by future singing cowboy Tex Ritter, plays the fourth of six days at The National Theatre, Washington DC, USA. The play will subsequently provide the plot for the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Oklahoma.
The musical revue Thumbs Up! plays at The St. James Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 156 performances.
Helen Shapiro plays the eighth night of two weeks at The Palladium Theatre, London, UK.
The Big Three play a lunchtime session at The Cavern, Liverpool, UK.
Carl Perkins plays the first night of a month at The Golden Nugget, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Go Away Little Girl by Steve Lawrence, entering at No80, is the highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
Fromer drummer with The Shadows, Tony Meehan and His Combo play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK.
Brian Wilson briefly returns to The Beach Boys touring group for two performances at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Rick And The Ravens, a group including Ray Manzarek, later to play keyboards for The Doors, plays at Ports O'Call, San Pedro Marina, California, USA. Because the contract calls for a six-piece group, Manzarek's friend Jim Morrison stands in with the band, pretending to play guitar.
At Otto's Grotto in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, Jimi Hendrix jams with Good Earth. The audience includes Leonard Nimoy (Mr Spock in Star Trek).
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During her live solo debut at Ceasar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, Mama Cass Elliott of The Mamas And The Papas collapses with a throat haemorrhage, and her next six weeks of gigs are cancelled.
The Chi-Lites, The Delphonics, The Jackson 5, Josephine Taylor, Renaldo Domino and Carl Wright play at The Met Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Groundhogs play at The Wyvern Theatre, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
Just a few months after they were married on the stage of Madison Square Garden, Kathy Silva sues Sly Stone of Sly and the Family Stone for divorce.
On their Worldwide Texas tour, ZZ Top play at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, supported by Jay Boy Adams, Blue Oyster Cult, The Outlaws and Lynyrd Skynyrd. The tour features an onstage menagerie of typically Texan live animals such as a longhorn steer, black buffalo, two vultures and two rattlesnakes. Various Texan plants, such as yucca, agave and cacti, also decorate the stage, which has been built in the shape of Texas.
Bono of U2 unexpectedly joins Simple Minds during their concert at Barrowlands, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Bruce Springsteen and Nils Lofgren join Neil Young on stage for the last show of his Australian tour, at The Entertainment Centre, Sydney, Australia, Oceania.
Morrissey, vocalist of UK indie band The Smiths, is attacked and knocked down while onstage at the Center Sportif, Universite De Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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On her Blonde Ambition tour, Madonna plays the second of two nights at The Palace Of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA. During this show, Madonna invites her father, Silvio Anthony Ciccone, onstage to sing Happy Birthday to him.
Ozzy Osbourne injures his back when landing badly from "one of my famous frog leaps" at The Civic Auditorium, Bakersfield, California, USA. He is x-rayed after the show at hospital before flying on to Seattle. His injury will require treatment including acupuncture.
Tony Christie opens a UK tour at the Pavilion Theatre, Worthing.
When Billy Corgan plays at the Palais, St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Oceania, he becomes so annoyed by persistent calls for his old band, The Smashing Pumpkins, that he storms off the stage in a rage.
When Oasis play as part of the iTunes Festival at The Roundhouse, London, England, UK, Europe, vocalist Liam Gallagher becomes embroiled in a verbal battle with an audience member, and then leaves the stage for thirty minutes.
Frontman Steven Tyler of Aerosmith breaks his shoulder when he falls off the stage during a gig at the annual Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota, USA. He is taken to a local hospital, and the band will be obliged to cancel the remaining dates of its current tour.
Air play at the Phoenix Concert Theatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Jay-Z plays at the Staples Centre, Los Angeles, California, USA. During the show, Jay-Z notices a girl with a sign declaring her to be a 'Birthday girl' so he deviates from his planned set to sing Happy Birthday to her. Celebrities attending the show include Tobey 'Spiderman' Maguire, Ryan Phillippe, Chris Rock, Christina Aguilera, Pete Wentz and his wife Ashlee Simpson-Wentz.
On their 360 Degree tour U2 play the second of two nights in ANZ Stadium, Sydney, Australia, supported by Jay-Z.
Gov't Mule play at the Warner Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Robyn plays at Sound Academy, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
It is announced that the Green Day musical American Idiot will become a national touring production after its closes at the St. James Theatre, New York City, USA.
On their Final Frontier World Tour, Iron Maiden play in the BankAtlantic Center, Sunrise, Florida, USA.
The Water Tower Bucket Boys and The Coal Porters play at Bush Hall, Shepherd's Bush, London, UK.
Jazz vocalist Sachal Vasandani plays at Bird, Rotterdam, Holland, Europe.
Guns N'Roses play the first of two nights at The Stadium Live Club, Moscow, Russia, Europe.
Michael Scaccia guitarist for the metal bands Ministry and Rigor Mortis collapses during a performance at The Rail Club in Fort Worth, Texas, USA., and is rushed to the emergency room at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth.
San Francisco veterans The Steve Miller Band play at The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, New York State, USA.
Bono and The Edge of U2 attend the 1000th performance of the theatre show Spiderman - Turn Off The Dark" at The Foxwoods Theater, Broadway, New York City, USA.
When Say Anything play at The House Of Blues, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, lead singer Max Bemis is unexpectedly taken ill and projectile vomits over an unfortunate security guard who was standing in the line of fire.