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Shubert's Orchestra plays at The Coliseum Hall, Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA. The local newspaper advert begins, 'You can't resist those syncopating jazzifying melodious strains that beckon you to dance with your only-only tonight to the music of of those wailing, moaning wonder ful instruments and voices'. Further down the page, the ad invites readers to 'beg, borrow or steal one bone and two bits, get your girl and don't miss this return engagement by special request.' Ladies get free entry.
Mamie Smith records Don't You Advertise Your Man, Golfing Papa, Jenny's Ball and Keep A Song In Your Soul for Okeh Records in New York City, USA.
Emery Williams Jr is born in Haynes, Arkansas, USA. He will find success as blues pianist/vocalist Detroit Junior.
Country-blues singer Jimmie Davis records Sewing Machine Blues, Red Nightgown Blues, Saturday Night Stroll and Davis' Salty Dog for Bluebird Records in Dallas, Texas, USA.
Andre Rico And The Cha Chaleros make their live performing debut at The Majestic Ballroom, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Big Maybelle, Arthur Prysock and The Four Tops play at the Flame Show Bar, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Jazz saxophonist Jimmy Skidmore plays at the Modern Jazz Club, Deer's Leap, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK. N.B. Click here to visit SwindonMusicScene, for an in-depth look at this era of Swindon music.
Nina and Frederick play at the The Gaumont, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, with Malcolm Mitchell and his Trio, Joe Church, The Two Tones, Daisy May and Saveen.
Chubby Checker plays the fifth night of a week of shows at The Frolics Club, Salisbury Beach, New Jersey, USA.
Blues guitarist, singer and recording artist Joanna Connor is born in Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
The Yardbirds, featuring guitarist Jeff Beck, play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK, supported by The Troggs.
The Pretty Things play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Pathfinders.
Jimmy James & The Vagabonds play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, supported by The Gordon Riots.
The Pretty Things play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Talismen.
The Iveys play at an RAF base near Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by all-girl group Mandy. (The Iveys will find greater success after a name-change to Badfinger.)
Status Quo play at the Corn Exchange, Devizes, Wiltshire, UK.
Curved Air play at the Town Hall, Devizes, Wiltshire, UK.
XTC play in Bombay Rock, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Little Charlie And The Nightcats play at Gulliver's, San Francisco, California, USA.
Wiltshire anarcho-punk band The Subhumans spend the second of five days recording their second album, From The Cradle To The Grave, for Bluurg Records.
On their In The Long Grass tour, The Boomtown Rats play at Goldiggers, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe. Their vocalist is the future Sir Bob Geldof.
On his Dream Of The Blue Turtles tour, Sting plays at the Hoffman Estates, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Terry Lightfoot And His Jazzband play at The Wyvern, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
The Jasmine Minks and The Mayfields play at the The Arts Centre, Salisbury, Witlshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Wishing Stones play at the The Arts Centre, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Cud play at the The Arts Centre, Salisbury, Witlshire, England, UK, Europe.
Blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter Good Rockin' Charles dies aged 56 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Vibrators play at The Link Centre, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Blues harmonica player Harmonica George [real name: George W. Robinson] dies in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Barry Pritchard, original singer and guitarist of 60's hitmakers The Fortunes, dies in Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
The four-day long Larmer Tree Festival begins near Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe. Acts appearing over the weekend include Jools Holland, Black Umfolosi, Lunasa, Jackie Leven, Martyn Bennett and Pronghorn.
Charlotte Church plays at the Party In The Park, Lydiard Park, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, Europe.
Gregg Allman plays at The House of Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Wiltshire band Blackbud play their first ever gig, at the Black Cat at The Riverside, Bradford-on-Avon, England, UK, Euroope.
Howard Jones play at The Arts Centre, Devizes Road, Swindon, Witlshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Kooks play at The O asis Leisure Centre, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK.
The Hoax play a re-formed gig at the Chiddingfold Club, Chiddingfold, Surrey, England, UK, Europe.
Wiltshire based duo Morales Watts play in the Carling Academy, Oxford, supporting Cara Dillon.
The Hold Steady headline the third and last day of The End Of The Road Festival at Larmer Tree Gardens, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK. Also on the bill are Steve Earle, Neko Case and Bob Lind.
The Wiltshire Jazz Festival takes place at Jesse's, Snow Hill, Dinton, Wiltshire, UK, featuring Liane Carroll, The Andy Sheppard and John Parricelli Duo, Gabby Young, The Amy Roberts Quintet and others.
When South Korean pop duo TVXQ release a new track, Why [Keep Your Head Down], several servers crash because of the surge in downloads, and the track is reported to be among the hottest search topics on the internet.
Blues-rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa plays at The Chicago Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Flamenco guitar virtuoso Eduardo Niebla plays at Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford On Avon, Wiltshire, UK.