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Adam Ant is arrested at the Prince Of Wales Pub, Kentish Town, London, after he pulls a pistol on the doorman.
Pink Floyd mainman Dave Gilmour plays a solo show at the Royal Festival Hall, London, UK. In the audience is UK Minister for Defence, Geoff Hoon.
Vic Damone plays at The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in Palm Beach, Florida, USA.
Jazz and popular music vocal legend Peggy Lee dies at home in Los Angeles, California, USA, of a heart attack.
U2 perform during the halftime show for The Super Bowl XXXVI in the USA. U2's performance becomes a tribute to the victims of the September 11 terrorist attack.
Folk-blues singer-songwriter Dave Van Ronk dies in New York City, from complications arising from colon cancer.
Pink appears on US tv show Saturday Night Live. At an aftershow party in New York City's Tribeca district, she is seen baring her breasts.
Dylan headlines at The 70th RodeoHouston, in the Reliant Astrodome, Houston, Texas.
Jackson Browne is presented with the John Steinbeck Award during a fund-raising show at the Fox Theatre, Redwood City, California. The award is given to artists whose work shares the same environmental and social issues as the author, Steinbeck.
When tickets go on sale for upcoming Oasis shows in Finsbury Park, London, 800,000 are sold in two hours, necessitating the addition of a third date.
Silverchair withdraw from the Gone South festival in Australia because vocalist, songwriter and guitarist Daniel Johns has contracted reactive arthritis.
Ryan Adams plays at The Riviera Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Michael Jackson, Diana Ross and Liz Taylor are guests at the wedding of Liza Minnelli and David Gest in Marble Collegiate Church, New York City.
Randy Newman wins an Oscar for his song If I Didn't Have You in the animated movie Monsters Inc.
The Hindu Times by Oasis reaches No1 in the UK pop singles chart.
Former Lemonheads frontman Evan Dando plays at the Roisin Dubh, Galway, Eire.
On a charity fundraising edition of UK tv quiz show The Weakest Link, Billy Bragg wins over £11,000 for his chosen charity which provides support for victims of torture. Other music biz contestants on the show include Suzi Quatro, Lesley Garrett, Carol Decker of T'Pau, Shola Ama, DJ Spoony and Dave Lee Travis.
Lauryn Hill releases the album MTV Unplugged 2.0, in the USA.
Diana Ross checks into a Malibu, California, drink and drugs rehabilitation centre claiming that she wants to 'resolve some personal issues' before starting her next tour.
Brian Wilson, founder and leader of The Beach Boys, releases the album Pet Sounds Live, recorded at his recent concerts in the Royal Festival Hall, London, UK.
Boosted by its use in a Nike World Cup tv commercial, a version of Elvis Presley's A Little Less Conversation, re-mixed by Dutch re-mixer JXL, reaches No1 in the UK singles chart, giving Presley more No1 singles than any other artist.
R. Kelly appears in Cook County Circuit Court, Chicago, Illinois, USA, to face child pornography charges. He pleads not guilty.
The three day long Glastonbury festival ends at Worthy Farm, Pilton, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. Acts appearing on the last day include Isaac Hayes, Roger Waters, Rod Stewart, Kate And Anna McGarrigle, Groove Armada, Air, Rolf Harris, Super Furry Animals, Badly Drawn Boy and Richie Havens.
Session musician Bobby Valentino wins a judgement in The High Court, London, England, UK, Europe, entitling him to previously unpaid royalties from The Bluebells' hit Young At Heart, because his distinctive violin part was such an integral element in the success of the song. Valentino was formerly a member of The Fabulous Poodles.
Bob Dylan records songs for the soundtrack of his film Masked And Anonymous, at Stage 6, Ray-Art Studios, Canoga Park, California, USA.
Bob Dylan records songs for the soundtrack of his film Masked And Anonymous, at Stage 6, Ray-Art Studios, Canoga Park, California, USA.
Movin' Out, a stage musical based on the songs of Billy Joel, premieres in Chicago, Illnois, USA.
Judas Priest play at The House Of Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Buzzhorn play at Oasis One Sixty, Chicago Heights, Illinois, USA.
The Official Dedication and Grand Opening of ragtime pianist and composer J.W. Blind Boone's newly-restored home is held on 4th Street, Columbia, Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA.
Paul McCartney plays at The United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
60's US folk singer-songwriter Tim Rose dies in London, UK, aged 62.
A stretch of State Route 19 in Tennessee, USA, is officially named Tina Turner Highway, in honour of Tina Turner, who was born and raised in the nearby little ol' town of Nutbush.
Maui Dalvanius Prime dies of cancer in Hawera, New Zealand, Oceania. A musical institution in New Zealand, he played a large part in the revitalisation of Maori music in the late 20th Century.
a-ha play at The Zenith, Paris, France.
On his Out There tour, Paul McCartney plays at The Yum! Center, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
Sigur Ros play at The Riviera Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Michael Jackson reveals during an interview that he doesn't like pop music. The revelation comes in the wake of Jackson having purchased some classical music CDs during a shopping trip in Berlin, Germany, Europe.
Magnum play at The Roadmender, Northampton, England, UK.
Alec Empire, Techno Animal and Jarcrew play at Playlouder @ ICA, London, England, UK.
Hawkwind, Arthur Brown and Tim Blake play at The Academy II, Manchester, England, UK.
Primal Scream and The Kills play at Brixton Academy, London, England, UK.
Murderdolls and The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster play at The Forum, London, England, UK.
[spunge], Farse and Spankboy play at The Forum, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK.
The Apes and Alta May play at West 13th, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
An application for the licence required to hold the next Glastonbury festival is turned down by a meeting of local councillors in Shepton Mallett, England, UK, on grounds of "unacceptable environmental impact" and "an increase in crime and disorder".
The Hellacopters, The Datsuns, and The Gaza Strippers play at Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton, England, UK.
When Creed play at The Allstate Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA, frontman Scott Stapp, evidently drunk or on drugs, leaves the stage on several occasions mid-song. He is also seen rolling on the stage in apparent pain or distress and appears to pass out at one point during the performance.