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The movie Stormy Weather, starring Lena Horne, Bill Robinson, Cab Calloway, Fats Waller and others, opens to cinemas in Mexico, North America.
Jan Harpo Torsten Svensson is born in Bandhagen, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe. He will find success as popular singer and recording artist Harpo, best-known for his international hit Moviestar.
Charlie Parker, accompanied by The Swedish All Stars, plays in Folkets Park, Halsingborg, Sweden, Europe.
The Eddie Duchin Story, a Hollywood movie about the life of jazz bandleader Eddie Duchin, is released to cinemas in Sweden.
Gerry Mulligan and Johnny Hodges record What’s It All About for Verve Records.
Gerry Mulligan and Johnny Hodges record What's It All About for Verve Records.
Jazz trumpet virtuoso Maynard Ferguson plays in Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
Count Basie And His Orchestra play at Dans In, Grona Lund, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
All My Loving by The Beatles reaches No1 in the pop singles chart, Tio i topp, in Sweden, Europe.
Prior to playing two Scandinavian dates, Bob Dylan is interviewed for Swedish Radio by Klas Burling at the Hotel Flamingo, Solna, Sweden.
The Troggs come to the end of a three-week tour of Swedish Folk Parks.
Twenty-one year old Anni-Frid Lyngstad wins the New Faces talent competition in Sweden, Europe, singing the song En Ledig Dag. That night, as part of her prize, she appears on Swedish tv. (She will go on to international fame as a member of Abba).
Agnetha Faltskog records Jag Var Sa Kar (I Was So In Love) at Philips Studio, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe. It will reach No1 in the Swedish Pop Singles Chart and Agnetha will find greater international success as a member of Abba.
Jimi Hendrix is interviewed in Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe, for Expressen magazine.
All-female Swedish band Rainy Day Women play at Hatchett's Playground, Piccadilly, London, England, UK, Europe.
Pioneering Swedish Big band leader Theodor Pinet dies aged 78 in John Township, Stockholm County, Sweden, Europe.
Fleetwood Mac play at Club 700, Orebro, Sweden, Europe.
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The New Yardbirds, later to re-name themselves Led Zeppelin, play the second of two nights in The Tivoli Gardens, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
The James Coburn movie The President's Analyst, featuring cameo appearances by protest folkie Barry McGuire and Los Angeles-based psychedelic band Clear Light, is released to cinemas in Sweden, Europe.
Virtuoso jazz pianist Keith Jarrett plays at Radiohuset, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Robin Miriam Carlsson is born in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe. She will find international success as the singer-songwriter Robyn.
The Gerry Mulligan Quartet plays at the Jazz and Blues Festival, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Rock musical movie Xanadu, starring Olivia Newton-John and featuring music by the Electric Light Orchestra [E.L.O.], opens to cinemas in Sweden, Europe.
Saxophonist Sonny Rollins plays at the Umea Jazz Festival in Sweden, Europe.
Crowded House play at the Hard Rock Cafe, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
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Millencolin play at Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton, England, UK.
Lou Reed plays at The Concert House, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
Iron Maiden, Marilyn Manson, Maximo Park, Motley Crue, Feeder, Garbage, Helmet, In Extremo, Phantom Planet, Slayer, Sonic Youth, The (International) Noise Conspiracy, The Chemical Brothers, The Hives, Tocotronic and Towers of London play on the second day of Rock Am Ring, Nürburgring, Nürburg, Germany, Europe.
The Shout Out Louds release their debut album, Howl Howl Gaff Gaff, in Japan, Asia.
Status Quo play at Gutavallen, Visby, Sweden, Europe.
The movie Burlesque starring Cher and Christina Aguilera opens in India, Bulgaria, Mexico, Norway and Sweden.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers play the first of two nights at the Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Dream Theater play at Hovet, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Japandroids play at Pustervik, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
Biffy Clyro play at Berns, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Tennis Bafra begin recording tracks for their LP Bummer at Studiotre, Vasteras, Sweden, Europe.
Tennis Bafra are recording tracks for their LP Bummer at Studiotre, Vasteras, Sweden, Europe.
Tennis Bafra are recording tracks for their LP Bummer at Studiotre, Vasteras, Sweden, Europe.
Tennis Bafra are recording tracks for their LP Bummer at Studiotre, Vasteras, Sweden, Europe.
Pearl Jam play at Friends Arena, Solna, Sweden, Europe.
Elvis Costello plays in The Konsert And Kongress, Linkoping, Sweden, Europe.
H.E.A.T. release a new LP, Live in London, on earMusic in the UK.
On the North American leg of their On The Road Again tour, One Direction play at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri, USA, supported by Icona Pop.
The Unguided release the offical video for their song Enraged, which is the lead track from their upcoming album Lust And Loathing.
Having already secured over 1m views on YouTube, Polish vocalist Margaret releases a new single, Cool Me Down, on Warner Music worldwide.
On her Anti World Tour Rihanna plays at Tele2 Arena, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe, with Big Sean and DJ Mustard.
An inquest into the deaths of British band Viola Beach, as a result of a car crash in Sweden, hears that "none of the young men suffered". The four-piece group and their manager, who were aged between 19 and 32, all died on February 13, 2016, when their vehicle crashed through a raised section of a bridge and plummeted into a canal after a gig in Stockholm.
On their Hippopotamus tour Sparks play at Cirkus, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
On a European tour in support of their LP Mindfucker, Monster Magnet play at Bla, Oslo, Norway, Europe.