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The Victoria Burlesquers play at The New Bijou Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Clark's New Royals are appearing twice daily at Kernan's Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Popular singer Maggie Cline is heading the bill at Chase's Polite Vaudeville Theatre, Washington DC, USA. Although born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA, she is billed as "The Empress Of Ireland", and the show carried the strapline "No song is Irish till she sings it."
"The fascinating musical success" The Burgomaster, whose cast of 80 features "The Famous Girley Chorus of Youth, Beauty and Grace", is playing at The Columbia Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
"The fascinating musical success" The Burgomaster, whose cast of 80 features "The Famous Girley Chorus of Youth, Beauty and Grace", is playing at The Columbia Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
George Washington Jr, starring George M. Cohan, is playing at The Colonial, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Columbia Burlesquers with Nellie Florede ['The Lily Of Melody'], play at The Gayety Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
The 'opera comique' Girls Of The Orient is playing at The Cosmos Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
The 'high-class' Vaudeville bill at The Orpheum Theatre in Seattle, Washington, USA, features Pat Rooney And Marion Dent, Walter C. Kelly, Beaumonte And Arnold, Eugene Damond and Bessie Browning.
The play Green Grow The Lilacs, which features several folk songs performed by future singing cowboy Tex Ritter, plays the fifth of six days at The National Theatre, Washington DC, USA. The play will subsequently provide the plot for the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Oklahoma.
Bennie Moten and His Orchestra play the first night of a week of shows at the Howard Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play in Cornell University, Ithaca, New York State, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play at Chicago Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, USA, as part of the Miss Bronze America Contest of the American Negro Exposition. Ellington himself crowns the contest winner, Miriam Ali.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play at The Grand Ball of The Elks Convention in the Municipal Auditorium, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play in The Panther Room at The Hotel Sherman, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The show is broadcast live on radio.
The Duke Ellington Orchestra plays in Baimbridge, Maryland, USA.
Jimmy Dorsey's Orchestra plays in Washington DC, USA.
The Irving Berlin musical comedy Call Me Madam is presented on Broadway at The Imperial Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 644 performances.
Chet McCracken is born in Seattle, Washington, USA. He will become a successful jazz drummer and bandleader, as well as working for many years with The Doobie Brothers.
Joni James is playing during a week of shows at The Capitol Theater, Washington DC, USA.
In Washington Square Park, New York City, USA, folk singers Ralph Rinzler, John Cohen and Lionel Kilberg perform a special concert for the entertainment of Woody Guthrie, who is dying of Huntington's chorea.
The Coasters, The Isley Brothers and Betty Carter play the sixth night of a week at the The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA.
Duke Ellington attends the premiere of the film Paris Blues at The Astor Theatre, new York City, USA.
Former President of the USA, Dwight Eisenhower tells a press conference that, "I have no objection to The Twist as such, but it does represent some kind of change in our standards."
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Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play in The Officers' Club, Travis Air Force Base, Fairfield, California, USA.
The Kingston Trio and Roger Miller play the last of seven nights at The Carter Barron Amphitheater, Rock Creek Park, Washington DC, USA.
The Free Spirits [including guitar virtuoso Larry Coryell] play the second of five nights at The Ambassador Theater, Washington DC, USA.
Duke Ellington performs live at The Newport Jazz Festival Announcement Party in RCA Studio A, New York City, USA. Ellington performs the songs Sweet Fat And That, Satin Doll and Carolina Shout.
Tim Buckley spends the second of two days recording demos at Mayfair Studio New York City, USA. Demos recorded over these two days include Song To The Siren and Buzzin' Fly.
The Byrds, Tim Buckley and The Foundations play the first of two nights at the Fillmore East, New York City, USA.
Tim Buckley and Mary McCaslin play the second of thirteen nights at Doug Weston's Troubadour, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Tim Buckley and the Illinois Speed Press play the third of five nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
US Congressman Birch Bayh begins a speech in Congress with the words. "Mr President, I desire to pay tribute to a family of five young black musicians and singers from Gary, Indiana." His speech goes on to praise the Jackson 5's contribution not only to music but to the status of black Americans generally, and ends with the words, "Indiana and the nation are proud of the Jackson Five."
John Lennon and his attorneys win the right to inspect Lennon's U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service files in an attempt to prove that the Richard Nixon administration had interfered in John's case.
The Starland Vocal Band reach No1 on the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA with Afternoon Delight.
Bob Seger plays at Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Jazz saxophonist, clarinettist and bandleader Barney Bigard dies in Culver City, California, USA, aged 74. Bigard played with Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Joe "King" Oliver and others.
US President George W. Bush delivers his War On Terror speech to a joint session of Congress in Washington DC, USA. Numerous songs will be inspired by the War On Terror, notably My Name Is Liar (2016) by Norwegian band Highasakite.
The Gin Blossoms play at The Picnic In The Park, Marymoor, Redmond, Washington, USA.
The Dave Matthews Band plays at The Gorge, George, Washington, USA.
Elton John plays at The MCI Centre, Washington DC, USA.
At Benaroya Hall, Seattle, Washington, USA, Bob Dylan and Norah Jones perform live in a one-off webcast concert celebrating the 10th anniversary of internet retailer Amazon.com.
Denise Daye dies in Washington DC, USA. She had found acclaim as a member of the blues, jazz and pop duo Eddie And Denise Daye.
Nigerian singer, guitarist and composer Sonny Okosuns, who achieved global success in the 1970s and 80s with the highlife-reggae hit Fire in Soweto, dies aged 61, of colon cancer, in Washington DC, USA.
Queens Of The Stone Age, Elbow, tUnE-yArDs, Bob Mould, Brody Dalle, HAIM, Cold War Kids, Kid Cudi and others play on the third and last day of The Sasquatch festival at The Gorge Amphitheatre, George, Washington, USA.
Iska Dhaaf play at The Sasquatch Festival, George, Washington, USA.
During the second North American leg of their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses play at The Sun Bowl, El Paso, Texas, USA, supported by ZZ Top. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
Shantel Jackson, the girlfriend of rapper Nelly, defends him against recent sexual assault allegations in an Instagram post. Jackson states that Nelly could not have sexually assaulted the anonymous women currently accusing him because she was "at those venues, in the dressing rooms, and on that tour bus." (In October 2017, college student Monique Green had claimed that Nelly raped her on his tour bus after a concert in Washington state, and two more women have since claimed they experienced a similar ordeal.
On her Never Be The Same tour, Camila Cabello plays at The Paramount Theatre, Seattle, Washington, USA.
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