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The Ballads And Blues concert is held at The Royal Festival Hall, London, UK, featuring such artists as Ewan MacColl, Ken Colyer And His Jazzmen and Isla Cameron.
Vic Lewis And His Orchestra play at The Festival Hall, Kirkby In Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, UK.
The First National Jazz Festival concludes at Richmond Athletic Grounds, Richmond, Surrey, UK. Acts appearing over the course of the two day event have included Johnny Dankworth, Chris Barber, The Mike Cotton Jazzmen, Tubby Hayes, Ken Colyer, The Back of Town Syncopaters, Gerry Brown's Jazzmen, The Clyde Valley Stompers, Alan Elsdon, Tubby Hayes Quintet, Jazz News All Stars, Terry Lightfoot, Merseysippi Jazz Band, Original Downtown Syncopaters, Freddy Randall Band, Don Rendell Quintet, Ronnie Rose Quintet, Alvin Roy's Saratoga Jazz Band, Kem Sims Vintage Jazz Band, Bob Wallis And His Storyville Jazz and Alex Welsh And His Band
John Lee Hooker plays at the Northland Music Festival, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
As part of the Forest Hills Music Festival, Trini Lopez, Count Basie and Woody Allen play at Forest Hills Tennis Stadium, New York City, USA.
Fleetwood Mac make their debut on the third day of The National Jazz and Blues Festival, Windsor, England, UK, Europe. The Cream, Donovan, Al Stewart, Jeff Beck, P.P. Arnold, Alan Bown, John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers, Chicken Shack, Blossom Toes, Pentangle and Denny Laine play on the same bill.
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Spirit, The James Cotton Blues Band and The Nazz play in the Spring Pop Festival at The Catacombs, Houston, Texas, USA.
Bob Dylan arrives at Heathrow Airport, London, UK, to play at The Isle Of Wight Festival.
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First day of the three-day long Glastonbury Festival which attracts 25,000 fans to Pilton, Somerset, England, UK, paying £8 each to see Van Morrison, Aswad, Jackson Browne, Roy Harper, Richie Havens and more. Unfortunately, the highest day's rainfall in 45 years is recorded on the Friday. This is also the year of the event’s first laser show backed by Tubeway Army's Are Friends Electric?.
The Angels and Cheap Trick begin an Australian tour at Festival Hall, Brisbane, Australia, Oceania.
Robbie Williams of Take That heads for Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset, UK, to see Oasis.
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Robbie Williams plays the second of two nights at Glastonbury Festival in the UK. Prodigy headline The Other Stage.
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When Bob Dylan plays the Newport Folk Festival for the first time since his controversial electric appearance in 1965, he appears on stage wearing a fake beard and a blonde wig.
Tickets for this year's Glastonbury Festival sell out within three hours of being made available for purchase.
The Texas State Bluegrass Festival begins at Brownwood Coliseum, Brownwood, Texas, USA. Acts appearing over the next three days will include Crossties, Liberty Bluegrass, Whitehouse Harmony, Overdrive, Lonesome Whistle, Homestead Pickers, Southern Spice, Triple "L" Band, The Bluegrass Solution, and The Larry Gillis Band.
The Vans Warped Tour, plays at the Reliant Center, Houston, Texas, USA, with a bill including My Chemical Romance, The Offspring, Fall Out Boy, The Transplants, MxPx, All-American Rejects, Dropkick Murphys, Thrice, Atreyu and Senses Fail.
The first day of the Lollapalooza '05 festival is held at Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Artists appearing over the two days of the event include Pixies, Weezer, The Killers, Dashboard Confessional, Death Cab For Cutie and Arcade Fire.
The four day long Bumbershoot Festival in Seattle, Washington, continues with performances by Elvis Costello, Common, The Pharcyde, Talib Kweli, Son Volt, Bo Diddley, Damien Jurado, The Duhks, The Posies, Israel Vibration, Midival Punditz, Jovino Santos Neto Quinteto, Hothouse Flowers, Marlena Shaw, Billy Preston, Pepper, The Locust, Jesse Sykes And the Sweet Hereafter, Juana Molina, Mary Gauthier, Pretty Girls Make Graves, STREB and Marc Broussard.
The Chicago Jazz Festival 2006, a four-day event, begins in Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Artists appearing over the course of the event include Joe Lovano, Christian Scott, Nneena Freelon, The Rebirth Brass Band, The Original Liberty Brass Band and Willie Pickens.
The Beastie Boys headline the first night of the three-day-long Connect Festival at Inverary Castle, Argyll And Bute, Scotland, UK, Europe. Also appearing on this night are The Jesus And Mary Chain, Jarvis Cocker and others.
The Chicago Jazz Festival 2008, a four-day event, begins in Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Artists appearing over the course of the event include Sonny Rollins, Ornette Coleman, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Eddie Palmieri, Kenny Burrell and Gerald Wilson.
On their The E.N.D. World Tour, The Black Eyed Peas play at the Oxegen Festival, Punchestown, County Kildare, Ireland, Europe.
Foreigner and Europe play at the month-long iTunes festival in The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, England, UK.
The three-day long Kavarna Rock Festival comes to an end at Kaliakra Stadium, Kavarna, Bulgaria, Europe. Acts appearing today include Accept, Annihilator, Primal Fear and Voivod.
Jason Aldean, Sara Evans, Easton Corbin and The Zac Brown Band play at The CMA Music Festival in LP Field, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Alabama provide a welcome surprise when they are unexpectedly joined by Brad Paisley for their set.
Arcade Fire headline the Auditorium Stravinski, Montreux, Switzerland, Europe, during the 45th Montreux Jazz Festival.
Mogwai, Lamb and Black Dub play in the Miles Davis Hall, Montreux, Switzerland, Europe, during the 45th Montreux Jazz Festival.
Rise Against, The Gaslight Anthem and others play on the second day of The Riot Fest, Humboldt Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Icona Pop are among the artists appearing at Summadayze, Perth, Australia.
Mel Waiters, TK Soul, Bobby Womack, Denise Lasalle, Latimore and others play at The 6th Annual Big Easy Blues Festival in UNO Lakefront Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
The second day of The Cheltenham Jazz Festival, a six-day event held at various venues in Cheltenham, UK, is headlined by Madeleine Peyroux. The festival is directed by Jamie Cullum and features Gregory Porter as Artist-In-Residence.
Jimmie Vaughan plays at The Santa Cruz Blues Festival, Aptos, California, USA.
Big Gigantic, Boys Noize, DJ Green Lantern, Deep Cotton, Infinity Shred, Jonas Rathsman, Krewella, Mat Zo, Matt And Kim, Moon Taxi, Papadosio, Pegboard Nerds, Poolside, Pretty Lights, Rich Homie Quan, ScHoolboy Q, Tourist and Wick-it The Instigator play at The CounterPoint 2014 festival, Kingston Downs, Rome, Georgia, USA.
Cassandra Wilson, Angelique Kidjo, Daniel Lanois and Emmylou Harris are among the artists playing at the Montreal International Jazz Festival, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
OutKast play at The Summerfest in Marcus Amphitheater, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
The Dave Matthews Band plays at Summerfest 2014, in Marcus Amphitheater, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
De La Soul, Goldie Lookin' Chain and Roots Manuva play at Brownstock Music Festival, Morris Farm, Chelmsford, England, UK.
Jay Z's Budweiser Made in America Festival spends the second of two days at The Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Artists appearing over the two days of the event include Pharrell, Kanye West, De La Soul, J. Cole, Steve Aoki, The National and Kings Of Leon.
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and Dempagumi.inc play at the Moshi Moshi Nippon Festival, Tokyo Taiikukan, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Hitchhiker, Epik High, Crayon Pop, The Barberettes, Asian Chairshot, EE and Eastern Sidekick play at the 3rd K-Pop Night Out Showcase, in Elysium, Austin, Texas, USA, during the SXSW Festival.
Animal Collective play at The Rewire Festival, The Hague, Netherlands, Europe.
Xenia Rubinos plays at The Pohoda Festival, Trencin, Slovakia, Europe.
John Illsley And His Band play at The Holt Festival, Norfolk, England, UK.
On their Get Weird tour, Little Mix play at The V Festival, Hylands Park, Essex, UK, Europe.
Hajk play on the second day of Trondheim Calling, Trondheim, Norway, Europe.