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The University Of Texas Glee And Mandolin Clubs play at Wright's Opera House, Denton, Texas, USA.
Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys record Never No More Blues and other tracks in Dallas, Texas, USA, for OKeh Records.
Bob Montgomery is born in Lampasas, Texas, USA. He will become successful as a vocalist, producer and music publisher, and will partner his high school friend Buddy Holly on several occasions as a songwriter.
Songwriter and keyboard player Bobby Wood is born near New Albany, Mississippi, USA. He write songs including Crystal Gayle's Half The Way and Ronnie Milsap's He Got You, and will also play on Willie Nelson's Always On My Mind, Garth Brooks' The Dance and Elvis Presley's Kentucky Rain.
Sam Andrews, guitarist for Big Brother and the Holding Company, is born in Taft, California, USA.
Johnny Lee And His Texas Tornadoes play their regular Friday night slot at The Cascade Club, Portland, Oregon, USA.
The Crickets, a quartet from Texas which includes Buddy Holly in its line-up, release their debut album, The Chirping Crickets, in the USA on Brunswick Records.
Jim Reeves plays a live show in Alamonesson, New Jersey, USA.
Keech Rainwater is born in Plano, Texas, USA. He will find success as the drummer of Lonestar, whose best-remembered hits include No News, Amazed and I'm Already There.
Buck Owens releases a new single, Love's Gonna Live Here, on Capitol Records in the USA.
The Dukes Of Dixieland and Patrice Munsel are the musical guests on tonight's edition of The Jimmy Dean Show on ABC-tv in the USA.
The Raindrops release a new single, That Boy John, on Jubilee Records in the USA. Although it will quickly enter the singles chart, it will be immediately withdrawn when President John Kennedy is assassinated.
Leon McAuliffe And The Cimarron Boys play the first of two nights at The Panther Club, Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
An end of year survey of the UK Singles Chart reveals that the top act of the year was recently deceased country star Jim Reeves, who outsold even The Beatles.
The Kingston Trio and Roger Miller play the third of seven nights at The Carter Barron Amphitheater, Rock Creek Park, Washington DC, USA.
Chaz And The Classics record Girl Of The 13th Hour at Jones Sound Studio, Houston, Texas, USA.
Buck Owens And His Buckaroos record All I Want For Christmas Is My Daddy and Christmas Shopping, in Capitol Tower Recording Studio, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Big Brother and The Holding Company, featuring Janis Joplin, record Piece Of My Heart, and I Need A Man To Love, for their Columbia Records debut album Cheap Thrills.
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Roy Orbison begins a week of shows at The Variety Club, Batley, England, UK, Europe. During this week, he will meet German student Barbara Annemarie Wellhonen Jakobs in a Leeds' nightclub. They will later marry.
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The Buddy Miles Express play the fourth of five nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Al Hirt plays at East Texas State University, Commerce, Texas, USA.
The Steve Miller Band plays the last of four nights at The Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
On their World Invasion Tour, Van Halen play at Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston, Texas, USA.
Stevie Ray Vaughan plays at Blossom's Downstairs, Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
At a Peter Frampton gig in Hermann Park, Houston, Texas, USA, one fan is stabbed to death, a second is killed by a gunshot, and a third seriously injured in another knifing incident.
On his Texas Flood World Tour, Stevie Ray Vaughan plays at The James L. Knight Center, Miami, Florida, USA, supported by Mitch Ryder.
Z.Z. Top release a new single, TV Dinners, on Warner Bros in the UK.
The Joe Ely Band plays at The Beacon Theatre, New York City, USA.
Nine Inch Nails play at Cullen Auditorium, Houston, Texas, USA.
The Crickets and Duane Eddy begin a UK tour at the Leisure Centre, Gloucester.
On his In Step tour, Stevie Ray Vaughan plays at Riverfest, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.
Joe Ely plays at Don Amigos, Odessa, Texas, USA.
Terry Knight, former manager of Grand Funk Railroad, is stabbed to death at the age of 61, in Temple, Texas, USA, while attempting to prevent an argument between his daughter and her boyfriend, Donald Fair, over Fair's use of methamphetamine.
The Mars Volta play at The Koolhaus, Toronto Ontario, Canada.
Fleetwood Mac and Squeeze play at Reunion Arena, Dallas, Texas, USA.
The Vans Warped Tour, plays at The Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, San Antonio, Texas, USA, with a bill including My Chemical Romance, The Offspring, Fall Out Boy, The Transplants, MxPx, All-American Rejects, Dropkick Murphys, Thrice, Atreyu and Senses Fail.
Deadman release a new album, Our Eternal Ghosts, in the UK on One Little Indian Records.
Destiny's Child play at The Pepsi Arena, Albany, New York State, USA.
Destiny's Child play at The Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Willie Nelson plays at Red Rocks Amphitheater, Morrison, Colorado, USA.
Beyonce makes her O2 debut with the first of two nights at the 02, London, England, UK.
On her I Am tour, Beyonce plays the second of two nights at the O2 Arena, London, England, UK, Europe. She is unexpectedly joined during the encore by George Michael who duets with her on If I Were A Boy.
Beyonce releases a new single, Broken-Hearted Girl in the United Kingdom.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays in The Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, USA.
On her Mrs Carter Show World Tour Beyonce plays at Slovnaft Arena, Bratislava, Slovakia, Europe.
Johnny Winter plays at S.P.A.C.E., Evanston, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Miranda Lambert plays at Walmart Arkansas Music Pavillion, Rogers, Arkansas, USA, with special guests The Swon Brothers and RaeLynn.
Billy Gibbons And The BFGs play at Charleston Music Hall, Charleston, South Carolina, USA.
The Dixie Chicks play at The Xfinity Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Nigel Grainge, the A+R man who signed acts including Thin Lizzy, The Steve Miller Band, Sinead O'Connor and Bob Geldof's The Boomtown Rats, dies, aged 70, of complications following surgery in Santa Monica, California, USA.