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A Juneteenth celebration is held in East Woods Park, Austin, Texas, USA. Juneteenth is a cultural holiday for African Americans, celebrating the emancipation of the last remaining slaves in the USA. The event includes festive celebrations filled with music, poetry, parades, rodeos, street fairs and other activities.
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys record Liza Pull Down The Shades in Dallas, Texas, for Okeh Records.
Del Wood records Margie, The Eyes Of Texas Are Upon You, Listen To The Mockingbird and Washington And Lee Swing at Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Willie Johnson with Thelma records Don't Tell Mama, Here Comes My Baby, Sometimes I Wonder Why and Love Me Til Dawn for Savoy Records in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Elvis Presley tops the bill at the Grand Prize Saturday Night Jamboree in Eagles Hall, Houston, Texas, USA.
Jim Reeves plays a live gig in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Ray Price And His Cherokee Indians play a live show in Wichita Falls, Texas, USA.
Roy Orbison plays in Houston, Texas, USA.
Roy Orbison, Freddie And The Dreamers and Wayne Fontana And The Mindbenders play at The Granada, Bedford, UK.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play at The State Fair Music Hall, Dallas, Texas, USA.
A package tour headlined by Roy Orbison and featuring Marianne Faithfull, The Rockin' Berries and Cliff Bennett And The Rebel Rousers, plays at The Granada, Bedford, UK.
The Beau Brummels, Tony Bennett, The Drifters, Aretha Franklin, Dobie Gray and Mickey Rooney Jr. appear on tv show Shindig! in the USA.
A package tour headlined by Roy Orbison and featuring Marianne Faithfull, The Rockin Berries and Cliff Bennett And The Rebel Rousers, plays at The Gaumont, Southampton, UK.
King Of The Road by Roger Miller reaches No1 in the UK singles chart, for one week.
Roy Orbison plays in Limerick, Ireland, Europe.
Jingle Bells becomes the first song to be be broadcast live from space when Gemini 6 mission astronauts Walter M. 'Wally' Schirra Jr. and Thomas P. Stafford perform Jingle Bells from their orbiting spacecraft, using a Hohner Little Lady harmonica and a set of miniature sleigh bells.
Singing star Johnny Nash meets Bob Marley in Jamaica, Caribbean.
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Johnny Darrell records I Fought The Law, Destiny's Child, By The Time I Get To Phoenix, Honey, Gentle On My Mind, How Little Men Care, Child Of Clay, Crying and I Ain't Buying, in RCA Studio B, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Separately from the rest of the group, Mike Nesmith of The Monkees is working on the song Nine Times Blue at RCA Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Monkees are working on the songs The Poster, I'm Gonna Try and Party at RCA Victor Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Phil Ochs releases his sixth album Rehearsals For Retirement in the UK, Europe.
He Stopped Loving Her Today by George Jones reaches No1 in the Billboard Hot Country Singles Chart in the USA. The song is Jones' first No1 in six years and revives his flagging career, despite the fact that he himself never liked it.
Bruce Springsteen plays the first of two nights at The Summit, Houston, Texas, USA.
The album Highwayman by Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson is certified as a gold disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA. The superstar quartet is also known as The Highwaymen.
On her Rhythm Nation 1814 tour, Janet Jackson plays at Reunion Arena, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Carlos Santana is arrested at Houston Airport, Houston, Texas, USA, for possessing five grams of marijuana. Authorities decline to press charges because the amount is so insignificant.
George Strait earns his first triple-platinum album when the R.I.A.A. awards that status to his movie soundtrack album Pure Country.
Nanci Griffith plays at The Waterfront Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, supported by The Crickets.
When Willie Nelson is diagnosed with acute laryngitis at Vanderbilt Voice Center, he is obliged to cancel his upcoming appearance at a Tsunami Appeal Concert in Australia.
The Mars Volta play at the Live Music Hall, Cologne, Germany, Europe.
Breaking Benjamin play at The Corral Nightclub, El Paso, Texas, USA.
On their Destiny Fulfilled tour, Destiny's Child play at The Color Line Arena, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Trey Anastasio plays at The Charter One Pavilion At Northerly Island, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Tracks recorded at this show will be released on the EP Live In Chicago.
Destiny's Child play at The SBC Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Destiny's Child play at Key Arena, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Ruthie Foster releases a new album, The Truth According To... on Proper Records in the UK.
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On her Fearless tour, Taylor Swift plays at the American Bank Center, Corpus Christi, Texas, USA.
Forty minutes after he is due to appear onstage at The O2 World, Berlin, Germany, Europe, Usher cancels the gig claiming to be unwell but is later seen out at a nightclub. The show, set to be the opening night of the European leg of his OMG Tour, is re-scheduled for the following night.
Kenny Chesney and Kacey Musgraves perform live at the inaugural concert for the new Austin360 Amphitheater in Austin, Texas, USA.
The Eagles play at The Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, USA.
Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss play at The Starlight Theatre, Williamsville, New York State, USA.
Spoon release a new album, They Want My Soul, in the USA.
Hozier plays at The Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
Europe play at The House of Blues, Houston, Texas, USA.
Volbeat play at The Lonestar Events Center Amphitheater, Lubbock, Texas, USA.
During their 50th Anniversary Tour, The Monkees play at The Palais Theatre, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Reverend James Leg plays at Le Noumatrouff, Mulhouse, France, Europe.
On their 51-date The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, U2 play at The AT+T Stadium, Arlington, Texas, USA, supported by The Lumineers.