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The musical comedy Florodora plays at The Casino Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 505 performances.
Boston-born popular singer Andrew Mack is appearing in "His Greatest Success" Tom Moore, at The Herald Square Theatre, New York City, USA. The newspaper ad for the show urges "Hear Mack's sweet songs".
Celebrated actress and singer Marie Cahill is appearing at Teller's Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
The Passing Show Of 1915 continues its lengthy run at The Winter Garden, Broadway, New York City, USA. The show is billed as featuring "Enthralling Visions of Girls Divinely Fair".
The Ziegfeld Follies of 1915 is playing at The New Amsterdam Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Jazz guitar and violin duo Eddie Lang and Joe Venuti record Wild Cat for OKeh Records in New York City, USA.
The Kessinger Brothers [a violin and guitar duo] record Shortening Bread, for Brunswick Records in New York City, USA, but the track is not issued.
Bennie Moten and His Orchestra play the fourth of six nights at The Lafayette Theatre, New York City , USA.
The musical revue Thumbs Up! plays at The St. James Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 156 performances.
The musical revue Thumbs Up! plays at The St. James Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 156 performances.
Vincent Lopez And His Suave Swing Orchestra record Boomps-A-Daisy, Nola, How Many Times?, Put Your Little Foot There, The Creaking Old Mill On The Creek and Don't Kiss And Tell for Bluebird Records in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Singer Bill Hayes is auditioned at Malin Studios, 52nd Street, New York City, USA, to join the cast of a new tv series, Your Show Of Shows. He gets the job.
Popular jazz singer, pianist and songwriter Una Mae Carlisle lays down her last Columbia Records studio recording session, in New York City, USA.
The musical Guys And Dolls is presented at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1200 performances.
Stan Kenton And His Band with vocalist Chris Connor, play at Birdland, New York City, USA.
Jazz saxophone giant Charlie 'Bird' Parker dies of drug-related problems in Baroness Nica De Koenigswarter's apartment in New York City, USA.
Pearl Bailey and Al Hibbler are the musical guests on CBS tv's Ed Sullivan show, recorded in New York City, USA.
Musical comedy star Dolores Gray performs Necessity on tv's Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA. Also appearing on the show is Blossom Seeley singing Toddling the Todalo, and musical humourist Spike Jones.
Connie Francis plays the sixth night of two weeks at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Time magazine reports that, having notched up 2,212 performances, My Fair Lady has become the longest running musical on Broadway, New York City, USA.
Dinah Washington, backed by Quincy Jones And His Orchestra, records Wee Small Hours, Bewitched, Am I Blue and other tracks for Mercury Records in New York City, USA.
The Limeliters meet local radio deejays and trade press at a cocktail evening in The Carousel, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
The Charlie Byrd Trio record Yvonne, Samba Triste and other tracks in New York City, USA, for Riverside Records.
In the Supreme Court, New York City, USA, defendants Gladys Music, Inc., Elvis Presley Music, Inc., and Radio Corporation of America [RCA] move to have the copyright case over the song Good Luck Charm, which has been brought against them by songwriters Aaron Schroeder and Wally Gold, dismissed. The court decides in favour of the defendants.
Bob Dylan's girlfriend Suze Rotolo leaves New York City, USA, with her mother to study at the University of Perugia in Italy, Europe. Her departure will inspire Dylan to write two memorable love songs - Don't Think Twice, It's Alright and Tomorrow Is A Long Time. The pair will break up in 1964.
The Jazztet record Space Station, Along Came Betty and other tracks for Mercury Records at Nola Studios, New York City, USA.
At The 9th Annual Grammy Awards, held in four separate venues in Chicago, Los Angeles, Nashville and New York City, USA, Goin' Out Of My Head by Wes Montgomery wins the Grammy as Best Instrumental Jazz Performance.
Sean Combs is born in Harlem, New York City, USA. He will find fame as rapper Puff Daddy, and will then change his name to P.Diddy.
John Lennon and Paul McCartney, both formerly of The Beatles, meet up for dinner in New York City, USA. They agree to refrain from criticizing each other in the media.
Nancy Spungen buys a five inch folding knife for her boyfriend, Sid Vicious in New York City, USA. The couple spend the evening hanging out with their friend Leon Webster in Room 119 of The Chelsea Hotel, New York City, USA, before returning to their own room, No100 at midnight.
Jim Hodder, the original drummer for Steely Dan, drowns in his swimming pool, aged 42, in Point Arena, California, USA.
Debbie Harry, aka Blondie, plays at River Parks Amphitheater, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.
Bob Dylan plays in the Super Pop Tent at Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
R. Kelly and Jay-Z play in their co-headlining Best Of Both Worlds tour at Nassau Coliseum, Long Island, New York State, USA.
On her Original Sinsuality tour, Tori Amos plays at The Hammerstein Ballroom, New York City, USA.
Lou Reed plays at The Tempodrome, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
To celebrate his 66th birthday, a 1.8 mile path called Bob Dylan Way is opened in Duluth, Minnesota, USA, marked by signs showing Dylan with a guitar and microphone stand.
>Beyoncereleases a new single, Sweet Dreams in the USA.
Music Week reports that album sales in the USA have taken a tumble - 20.4% down on last year's tally in the same week. Overall sales were just 5.6m - the lowest in any seven-day cycle since SoundScan started quantifying data in 1991.
Bob Dylan plays at The Colosseum at Ceasar's, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Rihanna and David Bowie are among the guests attending the Linked Against Leukemia gala in New York City, USA.
Outernational play at Bowery Electric, New York City, USA.
Guns N'Roses play at The Ritz Webster Hall, New York City, USA.
Yoko Ono switches on the lights to begin World Autism Awareness Day, at the Empire State Building, New York City, USA.
On her Mrs. Carter Show World Tour 2014, Beyonce plays the last of six non-consecutive nights at The O2 Arena, London, UK.
Bob Dylan plays the eighth of nine shows at Zepp Diver City, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
The musical comedy Nerds, about the competition between Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, opens at The Longacre Theatre, broadway, New York City, USA.
When John Legend and his wife Chrissy Teigen arrive at JFK Airport, New York City, USA, a papparazzi photographer asks them racist questions about their roots.
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Touring in support of her ninth album, Mental Illness, Aimee Mann plays at The Egg Center For The Performing Arts, Albany, New York State, USA.