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Judge Gerald E. Lynch rules that rapper Eminem’s copyright infringement lawsuit against the hip-hop culture magazine The Source will go to trial.
On her Most Wanted Tour, Hilary Duff plays at The Pepsi Arena,Albany, New York State, USA.
My Chemical Romance play at The Academy, Islington, London, UK.
Motley Crue founder Nikki Sixx wins a legal fight in Los Angeles Superior Court, Los Angeles, California, USA, against footwear manufacturer Vans, which has used his image without permission in an advertising campaign.
Alter Bridge play at The Starland Ballroom, Sayreville, New Jersey, USA
The Killers play at Carling Academy, London, England, UK.
Idlewild play a live acoustic gig at The Caves, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
Wilco play at The Oasis, Zaragoza, Spain, Europe.
London’s legendary Abbey Road studios are opened to the public during a festival of movie scores, beginning with A Hard Day’s Night, starring the studio’s most famous sons, The Beatles.
The Decemberists play at The Glass House, Pomona, California, USA.
On their Hot Fuss tour, The Killers play at The Joint at The Hard Rock, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Tony Christie comes to the end of a UK tour at The Playhouse Theatre, Lowestoft.
Mark Knopfler plays at The Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Germany, Europe.
Amerie releases her second studio LP, Touch, on Sony Records in Japan, Asia.
Arcade Fire play at The Astoria, London, England, UK.
The body of recently deceased popular Afghan singer Nasrat Parsa is flown from Canada to Germany, Europe, for burial.
O.A.R. play at Starr Hill Music Hall, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.
Italian-born but naturalized Canadian guitarist Domenic Troiano, dies from prostate cancer, aged 59. In a long career, Troiano played with Bush, The James Gang, The Guess Who and many more. He also did sessions for Steely Dan, Diana Ross, Joe Cocker and others.
The Dears, supported by the Shout Out Louds, play at the Climax Lounge, Denver, Colorado, USA.
The Killers and Louis XIV play at the Central Park Summer Stage, Central Park in New York City, USA.
The White Stripes release their fifth album, Get Behind Me Satan, worldwide except for the USA, where it will appear one day later.
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Efterklang play at SPOT 11, Aarhus, Denmark, Europe.
Bad Religion play at The House Of Blues, Sunset Strip, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Suzanne Vega plays at The Journal Tyne Theatre, Newcastle, UK.
Lyle Lovett plays at The Les Schwab Amphitheater, Bend, Oregon, USA.
Reel Big Fish play in The Bay Center at The Rusty Rudder, Dewey Beach, Delaware, USA.
Shoe manufacturers Nike apologise to to Washington, D.C.-based hardcore rock act Minor Threat for misappropriating the band's logo and other imagery in its own advertising poster for a skateboarding tour.
Alanis Morissette, supported by Jason Mraz, continues her Jagged Little Pill Acoustic tour at The Paramount Theatre, Denver, Colorado, USA.
On her Living Room tour, Carole King plays at The South Shore Music Circus, Cohasset, Massachusetts, USA.
Destiny's Child play at Phillips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Chicago and Earth, Wind And Fire play the first of two nights at Chastain Park Amphitheater, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Jason Mraz releases his second album, Mr. A-Z, on Atlantic Records in the USA.
Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Mudvayne and others play in The Ozzfest on the first of two nights at The PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, New Jersey, USA.
Eminem makes an announcement on his website that, contrary to recent reports, he is not planning to retire. He is, however, taking a break from making his own music in order to concentrate on producing other artists.
The White Stripes play at The Greek Theater, Berkeley, California, USA.
Ernie 'Sweetwater' Johnson, who had been half of the sixties soul duo Eddie And Ernie, dies as a result of a hit and run incident on 16th Street in his home town of Phoenix, Arizona, USA. For some years, he had been living on the streets, wheeling his worldly possessions around in a supermarket trolley.
The Dave Matthews Band plays at The Gorge, George, Washington, USA.
Coldplay play at the Journal Pavilion, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
Green Day play at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, supported by Jimmy Eat World.
Kenny Wayne Shepherd plays at B.B.King's Blues Club, New York City, USA.
Govt Mule play at The Academy, Manchester, England, UK.
Eminem, G Unit, Obie Trice, StatQuo, Akon and others play at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
Switchfoot release their fifth album, Nothing Is Sound, in the USA on Columbia Records.
Fischerspooner play at The Astoria, London, England, UK.
Modern Day Drifter by Dierks Bentley is awarded gold album status by the R.I.A.A. in the USA. This is Bentley's second gold disc.
Circa Survive, Motion City Soundtrack and Copeland play at The Academy Bar, Birmingham, England, UK.
John Cale plays in Schouwburg, Antwerp, Belgium, Europe.
My Chemical Romance play in Tucson, Arizona, USA.
Sugababes release a new single, Push The Button, on Island Records in the UK.
The Stereophonics play the first of two nights at the Alexandra Palace, London, UK.
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