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The Wild Rose, billed as "Lederer's Most Joyous Musical Revel", is playing at The New National Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Capt. Webb's Educated Seals And Sea Lions are heading the bill at The Orpheum, Los Angeles, California, USA. Also on the bill are singer/storyteller Gus Williams, novelty comedy musicians Collins And Madell, Mme Adelaide Herrmann, Charles Kenna
Sonny Thompson And His Orchestra are playing during a string of dates in Dayton, Ohio, USA.
The musical comedy Wonderful Town, starring Rosalind Russell, is playing at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 559 performances.
The Kingston Trio record Home From the Hill, Bimini and The World's Last Authentic Playboys, for Capitol Records.
Cozy Cole plays at Baker's Keyboard Lounge, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Future chart-toppers The Tokens skip school in New York City, USA, in order to practice singing their version of A Teenager In Love by Dion.
Bobby Darin plays the first night of two weeks at The Latin Casino, Merchantville, New Jersey, USA.
The musical Kean, based on the life of 18th Century Shakespearean actor Edmund Kean, is playing at The Broadway Theater, New York City, USA, during a run of 92 performances.
Recently appointed as manager of The Beatles, Liverpool-based record shop manager Brian Epstein has begun sending copies of their German single My Bonnie, to record labels in the UK, seeking a deal for the band.
Cowboy Copas and Stringbean play a live gig in St. Joseph, Missouri, USA.
Surf music pioneer Dick Dale performs Let's Go Trippin' on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The song will come to be regarded as the first surf rock instrumental.
Dawn Sears is born in East Grand Forks, Minnesota, USA. She will find some success as a country music singer-songwriter and will forge a successful relationship as a back-up singer with Vince Gill.
Del Shannon releases a new single, Little Town Flirt, on Big Top Records in the USA.
The musical Zizi is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 49 performances.
Bob Dylan plays at The University of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, USA.
Ringo Starr of The Beatles is in hospital recovering from a tonsil operation, in London, England, UK, Europe.
Arthur Conley and Percy Sledge play at The Broken Wheel Scene, Retford, UK.
San Francisco-based rock vocalist Janis Joplin and the Kozmic Blues Band play in the Civic Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, supported by the Butterfield Blues Band and Joe Cocker.
Tom Paxton plays at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
San Francisco band Jefferson Starship release the science fiction concept album Blows Against The Empire in the USA on RCA Records.
Joni Mitchell and Roberta Flack turn up for Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Revue tour show at the State Prison, Clinton, New Jersey, where inmates include convicted murderer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter.
Aerosmith and Styx play the first of two sold-out nights at The Coliseum, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
Sugar Babies - The Burlesque Musical, starring Ann Miller and Mickey Rooney, is presented at The Mark Hellinger Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1208 performances.
Udyan Sagar is born in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India, Asia. He will find success as electronic music producer Nucleya.
Murderdolls and The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster play at The Forum, London, England, UK.
Pretty Girls Make Graves and Your Enemies Friends play at Night And Day, Manchester, England, UK.
Tidworth-born James Blunt opens for Elton John at the Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, UK.
Vocalist, pianist and bandleader Jay McShann dies of a respiratory infection, aged 90, at St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
The Rockstar Taste Of Chaos tour, featuring Disturbed, Papa Roach, Buckcherry and Halestorm plays at the NIA, Birmingham, UK.
Suede play at The O2 Arena, London, England, UK.
Interpol play the second of two nights at Brixton Academy, London, England, UK.
While driving in his Jaguar, Nick Cave crashes into a speed camera in Hove, UK. Neither Cave nor his two sons, Arthur and Earl, who were passengers, are injured.
My Morning Jacket play at The Verizon Theatre At Grand Prairie, Dallas, Texas, USA, supported by Delta Spirit.
Chicago play in The Louisville Palace, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
Demi Lovato plays at The Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood play at The Budokan, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Status Quo And Special Guests play at The City Hall, Sheffield, UK.
Enter Shikari, Cancer Bats and Engine-Earz Experiment play the second of two nights at The HMV Ritz, Manchester, UK.
Nicki Minaj plays at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Vitalic plays at Transmusicales de Rennes, Rennes, France, Europe.
The Albion Christmas Band releases a live LP, One For The Road, on Rooksmere Records in the UK.
Nervous Nellie release a new LP, Where The Nightmare Gets In, on Wife Records in the UK.
Sting and Al Green are presented with Kennedy Center Honors at a gala ceremony in Washington DC, USA. During the event, four Al Green songs are performed (Can't Get Next to You / Love And Happiness by Earth, Wind and Fire; Simply Beautiful by Jennifer Hudson; Let's Stay Together by Usher and Take Me to the River by Mavis Staples and Sam Moore) and four Sting songs (If Ever I Lose My Faith in You by Lady Gaga, Fragile by Esperanza Spalding, I Hung My Head by Bruce Springsteen and So Lonely / Roxanne / Message in a Bottle by Bruno Mars.
tUnE-yArDs play the last of four nights at The Music Hall Of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York City, USA, supported by Cibo Matto.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays the first of two nights at Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, Australia, Oceania, supported by Vance Joy.
Biffy Clyro play at Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Low play at St. George's Hall, Bristol, England, UK, Europe, supported by Kat Hawkins and Erik.
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The Jive Aces play the third of four nights at Birdland, New York City, USA.