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Haley's Full Concert Band plays at Cheseapeake Beach, Washington DC, USA.
Chase's Musical Comedy Stock Company presents a revival of the musical comedy A Trip To Chinatown, at Chases's Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Ada Arnoldson (The Swedish Nightingale) and Bimm-Bomm-Brrr (European Novelty Musical Artists) are among the performers appearing at Chase's Polite Vaudeville Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
The Augustin Daly Musical Company presents "The Chinese-English Musical Comedy" San Toy, at The Columbia Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
The Augustin Daly Musical Company presents "The Chinese-English Musical Comedy" San Toy, at The Columbia Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Andy Lewis And Company, Harrigan, Lawrence And Harrington, Reata Winfield, The Three Madcaps and The Bijou Burlesquers are appearing at The Bijou Theatre, Washington, DC, USA.
The Miyo San Operetta Company, Dave Gennaro And Ray Bailey (billed as "originators of the real ragtime cake walk") and singing comedienne Blanche Ring are among the acts on offer at Chase's Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Kernan's Theater in Washington DC, USA, is presenting the novelty musical revue Wine, Woman And Song, by Mortimer M. Theise.
The Swedish Ladies Quintette, billed as "The Finest Vocal Quintette in Europe", is playing at The Masonic Hall, Washington DC, USA.
The Kentucky Belles, described as '30 Handsome Girls from the Blue Grass State Costumed in the latest up-to-date Parisian style' are appearing daily at The New Lyceum Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
The Howard Theater is opened in Washington DC, USA. It will become an illustrious venue for jazz and blues artists including Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington and Billy Eckstine. In the 1950s and 60s it will become one of the busiest venues on the USA's r'n'b and rock'n'roll circuit.
The "wordless play" with music, Sumurun, starring Gertrude Hoffman is presented at B.F. Keith's Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Billy Watson is starring in "That jolly musical farce" Krausemeyer's Alley at Gayety Burlesque, Washington DC, USA. The show also features The Billy Watson Beauty Chorus.
Work on carving the four massive heads of US Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt and Lincoln is completed at Mount Rushmore, near Keystone, South Dakota, USA. The work will become an iconic American National Monument, recorgnised throughout the world, and it will inspire a number of music-related tributes. In 2011, musical comedy artist Jesse Goldberg will co-write and sing the novelty song Mount Rushmore Rocks - complete with an animated video in which the stone heads sing the song. A similar idea by The Mount Rushmore Singers, features the presidents performing a medley of Sing A Song/I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing. Other Rushmore-oriented music trivia include a 1967 psychedelic rock band from San Francisco named Mount Rushmore, and the fact that the cover of Deep Purple's 1970 album Deep Purple In Rock was inspired by Mount Rushmore, depicting the five band members' faces instead of the four presidents.
Country music singer-songwriter Richard Leigh is born in Washington DC, USA.
Gene Vincent And The Blue Caps play the fourth night of a week at the Casino Royal, Washington DC, USA.
Frank Sinatra plays at The Civic Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Bobby Day, Little Willie John, The Upsetters and Big Jay McNeely are playing during a week of shows at The Howard 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.
It is reported that jazz giants Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington are recording together for the first time, making an album for Roulette Records in New York City, USA.
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 And His Orchestra, with the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra, record Non-Violent Integration, in Hamburg, Germany, Europe, for Reprise Records.
During a European tour, Duke Ellington plays in Zurich, Switzeland, Europe.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play at the The Falcon Theatre, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
The Ramsey Lewis Trio play the last of three nights at Bohemian Caverns, Washington DC, USA.
Canned Heat play the first of three nights at The Ambassador Theatre, Washington DC, USA, supported by Clockwork Orange.
Big Brother And The Holding Company, featuring Janis Joplin, play at the Fillmore East, New York City, USA. Support acts are Tim Buckley and Albert King.
Tim Buckley and Mary McCaslin play the seventh of thirteen nights at Doug Weston's Troubadour, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Tim Buckley and the Illinois Speed Press play the second of five nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Duke Ellington plays at a free concert at a summer festival in Woodland Hills Park, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Tim Buckley records The Father Song at TTG Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Buck Owens And The Buckaroos perform live for President Lyndon Johnson at The White House, Washington DC, USA. The show will later be released as a live album.
John Fahey plays at Mother's, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe. DJ for the evening is John Peel.
Jazz trumpeter Dud Bascomb dies in New York City, USA. In an acclaimed career he worked with Duke Ellington, Erskine Hawkins, Buddy Tate, Lou Donaldson, James Brown and others.
Johnny Cash plays a gig in Seattle, Washington, USA.
Madonna sets off on her very first live tour, The Virgin Tour, with a show at The Paramount Theatre, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Mark Lanegan of Screaming Trees is working on his solo album The Winding Sheet, at Reciprocal Recording, Seattle, Washington, USA. He is aided and abetted on the album by Kurt Cobain of Nirvana.
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The Artist aka Prince, plays at The MCI Center, Washington DC, USA, with Chaka Khan and Larry Graham.
Liz Phair plays at The Crocodile Café, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Elton John plays at The MCI Centre, Washington DC, USA.
Blonde Redhead play at the Capitol Hill Block Party, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Mose Allison plays the last of six nights of shows at Jazz Alley, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Thursday play at The 9.30 Club, Washington DC, USA.
Taj Mahal plays at The State Theatre, 220 North Washington Street, Falls Church, Virginia, USA.
Zedd, Lucky Date and Alex Metric play at Echostage, Washington DC, USA.
Roseanne Cash testifies before the Congressional House Judiciary Committee in Washington DC, USA, on the matter of music licensing and illegal downloading.
Roger Waters posts the official video for his Mexico City performance of "Pigs (Three Different Ones)," a rendition that slammed then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
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On their 51-date The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, U2 play at CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington, USA, supported by Mumford And Sons.
On her 39-date LA To The Moon tour Lana Del Rey plays at The Capital One Arena, Washington DC, USA.
Methyl Ethel play at DC9, Washington DC, USA.