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Williams And Walker are starring in their musical show Sons Of Ham at The California Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA. (A popular song and dance duo, Bert Williams and George Walker are often cited as the first African-American superstars.)
The Weber And Fields' burlesque show Fiddle-Dee-Dee is playing at Fischer's Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Musical comedy revue Fiddle Dee Dee begins its ninth week at Fischer's Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Le Quator Basque, Florence Bindley, Louise Montrose, The De Forrests plus Farmer Jones And His Troupe Of Educated Musical Pigs, are appearing during a week of performances at The Orpheum, San Francisco, California, USA.
A Vaudeville show at The Empress Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA, features Jack Ranahan described as "a talented young singer", Al Wallace and Murray Mack described as "singers", The Five Musical Lunds and Ella Weston's Old Time Songs by two singers and audience.
Jan Garber And His Orchestra play in Yerba Buena, San Jose, California, USA.
The American Federation Of Musicians initiates another ban on the recording of music.
Freddy Martin And His Orchestra play the twenty-sixth night of six weeks at the St. Francis Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA.
Life magazine in the USA runs the first national magazine feature about rising young folk singer Bob Dylan, entitled The Angry Young Folk Singer.
Mother McCree's Uptown Jug Champions play the second of three nights at The Tangent ,Palo Alto, California, USA. The group is the first musical collaboration between Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir and Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, who will go on to form The Grateful Dead.
The Beau Brummels appear on the cover of Show Time magazine, a supplement of the San Francisco Examiner, hailed as 'San Francisco's Answer To The Beatles'.
Bill Ehlert, manager of The Jabberwock, a music club in Berkeley, California, USA, calls the police to alert them to the fact that three people are smoking marijuana in his club. He is charged with possession, but quickly cleared.
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Love, The Grateful Dead and Group B play at the Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
First generation San Francisco hippy band Big Brother And the Holding Company, including Janis Joplin, play the sixteenth night in a month of dates at Mother Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jefferson Airplane record Somebody To Love and DCBA-25, for their second LP, Surrealistic Pillow, in Studio B, RCA's Music Canter Of The World, 6363 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, California, USA.
Quicksilver Messenger Service, Mount Rushmore, The Salvation Army Banned, Mother Earth and The Dossier play during the opening weekend of The Straight Theater, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Grateful Dead are busted on drugs charges by narcotics agents at their 710 Ashbury Street house in San Francisco, California, USA.
Carmen McRae is playing at The Hungry i, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, the James Cotton Blues Band and Albert King play at The Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
First generation San Francisco hippy band The Grateful Dead play the first of three nights at King's Beach, Lake Tahoe, California, USA.
Quicksilver Messenger Service play the first of three nights at Three Image, Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
Eric Burdon plays the first of two nights at The Kinetic Playground, 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by The Chicago Blues All Stars and It's A Beautiful Day.
B.B. King and Love Sculpture play the last of three nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
American tv show Music Scene features live appearances from Janis Joplin performing Kozmic Blues, Smith singing Baby It's You, Isaac Hayes covering Walk On By, Ten Years After playing Bad Scene, Richie Havens doing Rocky Raccoon, plus Jerry Lee Lewis pounding out Great Balls Of Fire and She Even Woke Me Up To Say Goodbye.
Quicksilver Messenger Service play at The Old Mill, Mill Valley, Marin County, California, USA.
The Grateful Dead play the first of two nights at Berkeley Community Theatre, Berkeley, California, USA.
Neil Young plays the last of three nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
Lowdown by Boz Scaggs enters the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
On his Slow Train Coming Tour, Bob Dylan plays the seventh of fourteen nights at the Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
XTC play the first of two nights at The Old Waldorf, San Francisco, California, USA.
High Voltage play at Mabuhay Gardens [aka The Fab Mab], San Francisco, California, USA.
Tito Puente plays the last of thirteen nights at Keystone Korner, San Francisco, California, USA.
Santana plays at Jones Beach, Wantagh, New York State, USA.
The Grateful Dead play at Cal State Dominguez Hills, Carson, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On her Blond Ambition Tour, Madonna plays the last of three nights at The Coliseum Arena, Oakland, California, USA.
James Hetfield of Metallica suffers third degree burns to his left hand when he accidentally steps in front of a flame jet during a gig at The Olympic Stadium, Montreal, Canada. Headlining the bill is Guns N' Roses, and Faith No More are also playing.
After learning of his 1990 charge for sexual battery, the US government cancels an advertisement featuring Anthony Kiedis of The Red Hot Chili Peppers, which is promoting the use of condoms as an anti-AIDS measure.
Jazz vocalist Madeline Eastman releases the album Art Attack in the USA.
Green Day and Jimmy Eat World play at The RBC Center, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
Owsley Stanley, also known as Bear, dies following a car crash near his home in Mareeba, Queensland, Australia. In the 1960s, Owsley was known as 'the LSD Millionaire', and supplied hallucinogenic drugs to hippie musicians in San Francisco and elsewhere. He is best-known for his lengthy association with The Grateful Dead.
Motorhead play at Campo Ferial Zapote, San Jose, Costa Rica, Central America.
The Dave Matthews Band Caravan plays the first of three nights at Lakeside, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The lineup over the course of the three nights also includes Kid Cudi, The Flaming Lips performing Dark Side Of The Moon, Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros, Amos Lee, Emmylou Harris, Ben Folds, G. Love And Special Sauce, Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings, Gomez, Drive-By Truckers, Michael Franti And Spearhead, Daniel Lanois' Black Dub, The Jayhawks, Soja, Soulive, The Wailers, Blind Pilot, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, TR3, Vieux Farka Toure, Alberta Cross, Mariachi El Bronx, Bobby Long, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, Jeff Coffin's Mu'tet and Gary Clark Jr.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers play at Palaolimpico, Torino, Italy, Europe.
Chickenfoot, including guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani, play at Poppodium 013, Tilburg, Holland, Europe.
Tim O'Brien and Darrell Scott play at The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
Loop play at The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Clientele play at The Chapel, San Francisco, California, USA.
Holly Herndon plays at Kremwork, Seattle, Washington, USA.
On their The Getaway World Tour, The Red Hot Chili Peppers play at the Los Angeles Rams pre-game performance, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their 50th Anniversary tour, Hot Tuna play at The Rialto Theatre, Bozeman, Montana, USA.