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The Squires, featuring Neil Young, play a gig in Aticokan, Ontario, Canada.
The Band's farewell show at Winterland, San Francisco, USA, features Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Dr John, Eric Clapton and others. The event is filmed by Martin Scorsese as The Last Waltz.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers play at Music Circus Ruhr, Oberhausen, Germany, Europe.
Mudhoney play at Mabuhay Gardens, San Francisco, California, USA.
Nirvana play at The 9:30 Club, Washington DC, USA.
Faith No More play at The Garage, Saarbrücken, Germany, Europe.
Mudhoney, The Melvins and Thee Headcoatees play at Hollywood Live, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On his Manic Nirvana tour Robert Plant plays at Cal Expo Theatre, Sacramento, California, USA.
Soundgarden play at Ritchie Coliseum, College Park, Maryland, USA.
Soundgarden play at the Center Stage, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Soundgarden play at The Celebrity Theater, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Red Hot Chili Peppers, supported by Nirvana and Pearl Jam, play at The Cow Palace, San Francisco, California, USA.
Guns N'Roses play at the Gulf Coast Coliseum, Biloxi, Mississippi, USA, supported by Soundgarden.
On the Blood Sugar Sex Magik Tour, The Red Hot Chili Peppers play their first show in Italy, at Palatrussardi, Milan, Italy, Europe.
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Chester Bennington, later to become the frontman of Linkin Park, marries his first wife, Samantha Marie Olit.
On their Jubilee Tour, Jane's Addiction play at Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Support act Courtney Love plays so badly that the promoters have her unplugged and physically carried off the stage by security men.
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Courtney Love is guest DJ on Indie 103.1 Radio in Los Angeles, California, USA. Among the tracks she plays are The Drugs Don't Work by The Verve.
Bad Religion play at The House Of Blues, Sunset Strip, Hollywood, California, USA.
Dinosaur Jr. play at The Phoenix, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Soundgarden play at Huger Street Concert Hall, Columbia, South Carolina, USA.
Foo Fighters, Kings Of Leon, Razorlight, Charlatans, Dinosaur Jr, Fall Out Boy, Fightstar, Emanuel, The Tears, Juliette And The Licks and others play at the Carling Weekend, Reading, UK.
Garbage play at The Palais Theatre, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Audioslave play at The Everett Events Center, Everett, Washington, USA.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers play at The Festhalle, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
The Melvins play the first of two nights at The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California, USA, to celebrate the 50th birthday of Dead Kennedys' founder Jello Biafra.
The Clearwater Concert: Creating the Next Generation of Environmental Leaders, a star-studded, one night only concert celebrating folk music legend Pete Seeger's 90th Birthday, is held at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA. The event features forty artists representing a wide variety of musical genres and generations, including Joan Baez, Ben Harper, Ani DiFranco, Dave Matthews, Michael Franti, Emmylou Harris, Juanes, John Mellencamp, Tao Rodriguez-Seeger, Bruce Springsteen, Taj Mahal, Eddie Vedder, and Keller Williams.
Powderfinger play at The Academy, Manchester, UK.
On his Twisted Road tour, Neil Young plays at the Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford, Connecticut, USA, supported by Bert Jansch.
On the third leg of his Twisted Road tour, Neil Young plays at the Marina Civic Center, Panama City, Florida, USA.
Bad Religion play at The Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Foo Fighters' new single, Rope, [the first release from their imminent album, Wasting Light], makes its debut on the band's official website, foofighters.com.
The classic line-up of Hole reunites to attend the screening of the documentary film Hit So Hard at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, USA.
On their Wasting Light tour, The Foo Fighters play at The Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia, Oceania.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers play at The Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany, Europe.
Los Angeles Superior Court approves a search wa rrant for police to investigate the identity of an individual going by the name of @Gunn2urhead who has been sending death threats via Twitter to Shirley Manson, the singer with Garbage.
Arcade Fire, The Pixies, Ellie Goulding, Jake Bugg, Johnny Marr, Vampire Weekend, Soundgarden, New Order and others play at Lollapalooza Brazil 2014, Autódromo de Interlagos, São Paulo, Brazil, South America.
Pearl Jam play at Stadio San Siro, Milan, Italy, Europe.
Pearl Jam play at Telenor Arena, Fornebu, Norway, Europe.
Ventenner release a new album, Distorture, on Sonic Fire Records in the UK.
Lady Gaga takes to Instagram to post the news that she has just, "Had a beautiful session with Sir Paul McCartney and friends". Those friends include Mike McReady, guitarist of Pearl Jam. http://www.billboard.com/articles/6458381/lady-gaga-paul-mccartney-photos-mike-mccready.
The 57th Grammy Awards event is held at The Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA. Sam Smith is the big winner on the night, collecting trophies for Best New Artist, Song of the Year (Stay with Me), Record of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album, ahead of Miley Cyrus, Coldplay, Ariana Grande, Katy Perry and Ed Sheeran. The full list of 57th Annual Grammy Awards Winners is as follows : Record of the Year: Stay with Me, Sam Smith Album of the Year: Morning Phase, Beck Song of the Year: Stay With Me (Darkchild Version), Sam Smith, James Napier, William Phillips, Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty Best Country Album: Miranda Lambert, Platinum Best R'n'B Performance: Drunk in Love, Beyonce featuring Jay Z Best Rock Album: Beck, Morning Phase Best Pop Vocal Album: Sam Smith, In the Lonely Hour Best Pop Solo Performance: Happy, Pharrell Williams Best New Artist: Sam Smith Producer of the Year, Non-Classical: Max Martin for Bang Bang, Break Free, Dark Horse, Problem, Shake It Off, Unconditionally Best Folk Album: Old Crow Medicine Show, Remedy Best Americana Album: Rosanne Cash, The River and the Thread Best American Roots Song: A Feather's Not a Bird, Rosanne Cash And John Leventhal Best American Roots Performance: A Feather's Not a Bird, Rosanne Cash Best R'n'B Album: Toni Braxton And Babyface, Love Marriage Divorce Best Urban Contemporary Album: Pharrell Williams, G I R L Best R'n'B Song: Drunk in Love, Shawn Carter, Rasool Diaz, Noel Fisher, Jerome Harmon, Beyonce Knowles, Timothy Mosely, Andre Eric Proctor And Brian Soko, songwriters (Beyonce feat. Jay Z) Best Traditional R'n'B Performance: Jesus Children, Robert Glasper Experiment featuring Malcolm Jamal Warner And Lalah Hathaway Best Rap Album: Eminem, Marshall Mathers LP2 Best Rap Song: I, K. Duckworth And C. Smith, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar) Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: The Monster, Eminem feat. Rihanna Best Rap Performance: I, Kendrick Lamar Best Comedy Album: Weird Al Yankovic, Mandatory Fun Best Spoken Word Album: Joan Rivers, Diary of a Mad Diva Best Blues Album: Johnny Winter, Step Back Best Alternative Music Album: St. Vincent, St. Vincent Best Rock Song: Ain't It Fun, Hayley Williams and Taylor York Best Metal Performance: Last in Line, Tenacious D Best Rock Performance: Lazaretto, Jack White Best Contemporary Instrumental Album: Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer, Bass and Mandolin Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, Cheek to Cheek Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: Say Something, Great Big World And Christina Aguilera Best Bluegrass Album: The Earls of Leicester, The Earls of Leicester Best Country Song: I'm Not Going to Miss You, Glen Campbell And Julian Raymond, songwriters (Glen Campbell) Best Country Duo/Group Performance: Gentle on My Mind, The Band Perry Best Country Solo Performance: Something in the Water, Carrie Underwood Best Music Film: 20 Feet From Stardom, Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer And Judith Hill Best Music Video: Happy, Pharrell Williams Best Song Written for Visual Media: Let It Go, Kristen Anderson-Lopez And Robert Lopez, songwriters (Idina Menzel) Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media: Grand Budapest Hotel, Alexandre Desplat, composer Best compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media: Frozen, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez, Tom MacDougall And Chris Montan, compilation producers Best Musical Theater Album: Beautiful: the Carole King Musical, Jessie Mueller, principal soloist; Jason Howland, Steve Sidwell And Billy Jay Stein, producers (Carole King, composer/lyricist) Best Latin Jazz Album: Arturo O'Farrill And The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, The Offense of the Drum Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album: Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band, Life in the Bubble Best Jazz Instrumental: Trilogy, Chick Corea Trio Best Jazz Vocal Album: Dianne Reeves, Beautiful Life Best Improvised Jazz Solo: Fingerprints, Chick Corea Best Dance/Electronic Album: Syro, Aphex Twin Best Dance Recording: Rather Be, Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne Best Tropical Latin Album: Carlos Vives, Mas And Corazon Profundo Best Regional Mexican Music Album: Vicente Fernandez, Mano a Mano Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative: Calle 13, Multiviral Best Latin Pop Album: Ruben Blades, Tangos Best Roots Gospel Album: Mike Farris, Shine For All the People Best Contemporary Christian Music Album: For King and Country, Run Wild. Live Free. Love Strong Best Gospel Album: Erica Campbell, Help Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song: Messengers, Lecrae featuring For King and Country Best Gospel Performance/Song: No Greater Love, Smokie Norful And Aaron W. Lindsey, songwriters (Smokie Norful) Best Contemporary Classical Composition: John Luther Adams, Adams, John Luther: Become Ocean (Ludovic Morlot And Seattle Symphony) Best Classical Compendium: Partch, Partch: Plectra And Percussion Dances Best Classical Solo Vocal Album Anne Sofie Von Otter, Douce France (Carl Bagge, Margareta Bengston, Mats Bergstrom, Per Ekdahl, Bengan Janson, Olle Linder And Antoine Tamestit) Best Classical Instrumental Solo: Jason Vieaux, Play Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance: Hilary Hahn And Cory Smythe, In 27 Pieces - The Hilary Hahn Encores Best Choral Performance: Craig Hella Johnson, The Sacred Spirit of Russia (Conspirare) Best Opera Recording: Charpentier: La Descente D'Orphee Aux Enfers Best Orchestral Performance: John Adams (City Noir) Producer of the Year, Classical: Judith Sherman Best Surround Sound Album: Beyonce, Beyonce Best Remixed Recording Non-Classical: All of Me (Tiestos Birthday Treatment Remix, Tijs Michiel Verwest, remixer (John Legend) Best Engineered Album Non-Classical: Beck, Morning Phase Best Historical Album: Hank Williams, The Garden Spot Programs, 1950 Best Album Notes: John Coltrane, Offering: Live at Temple University Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package: Jack White, Susan Archie And Dean Blackwood, The Rise And Fall of Paramount Records, Vol. One (1917-27) Best Recording Package: Pearl Jam, Lighting Bolt Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s) : New York Tendaberry, Billy Childs feat. Renee Fleming And Yo-Yo Ma Best Arrangement, Instrumental or a Capella: Daft Punk, Pentatonix Best Instrumental Composition: The Book Thief, John Williams Best Children's Album: I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World Best World Music Album: Angelique Kidjo, Eve Best Reggae Album: Ziggy Marley, Fly Rasta Best Regional Music Album: Jo-El Sonnier, The Legacy Best New Age Album: Ricky Kej And Wouter Kellerman, Winds of Samsara
The Subways release their fourth LP, The Subways, on YFE Records in the UK.
Drenge play at The Classic Grand, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
On their The Getaway World Tour, The Red Hot Chili Peppers play a promotional show at Le Grand Journal, Paris, France, Europe. Their song The Longest Wave is debuted live at this performance. Five tracks from this show will subsequently be released as the EP Live In Paris.
On their The Getaway World Tour, The Red Hot Chili Peppers play at Jisan Valley Rock Festival, Ansan, South Korea, Asia.
On their The Getaway World Tour, The Red Hot Chili Peppers play the first of two nights at The Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.
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On their The Getaway World Tour, The Red Hot Chili Peppers play at The Sportpaleis, Antwerp, Belgium, Europe.
Candlebox play at G2, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe, supported by Pete RG.
Candlebox play at The Fleece, Bristol, England, UK, Europe, supported by Pete RG.
On their The Getaway World Tour The Red Hot Chili Peppers play at Key Arena, Seattle, Washington, USA.