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Jazz virtuoso and recording star Courtney Pine plays a concert for music students at the Wiltshire Music Centre in Bradford-on-Avon.
Australian group The Gospel Chapel Band releases the tribute Album The Gospel Songs Of Bob Dylan.
Two singles by Carrie Underwood, Wasted and So Small, are certified as gold discs by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Bob Dylan plays the second of two nights at Auditorio Nacional, Mexico City, Mexico.
Devizes-based singer-songwriter Jon Amor plays at The Stables, Milton Keynes, UK, with Aynsley Lister.
Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis attends the City Of Culture event in Liverpool, England, UK, where he receives a lifetime achievement award for his contributions to tourism in Britain.
Sheryl Crow headlines the first night of Sunfest, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA, she is joined by Eric Clapton for a performance of the Stevie Wonder classic Superstition.
Thomas Boggs, who played drums for The Box Tops and The Board Of Directors, dies aged 63 in his sleep, in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Bob Dylan begins the North American leg of his 2008 tour with a gig at The Palladium, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA.
On his Dark Side Of The Moon tour, Roger Waters plays at The O2, London, England, UK.
MGMT play at The Cockpit, Leeds, UK, supported by Florence And The Machine.
Bob Dylan plays at the CEZ Arena, Ostrava, Czech Republic.
The seventh Terrastock Festival, promoted and organised by Melksham-based music journalist/entrepreneur Phil McMullen, continues at the Melwood Arts Center, in Louisville, Kentucky. Artists appearing today, the third of the festival's four nights, include Oneida, Wooden Ships, Motorpsycho, Mono and Bardo Pond.
After attending a My Bloody Valentine concert, Tim Smith, vocalist, guitarist and songwriter of London-based band Cardiacs, suffers a combined heart attack and stroke, requiring years of recovery.
LeRoi Moore, saxophonist and founder member of the Dave Matthews Band, suffers a punctured lung and broken ribs in a vehicular accident at his farm near the band's home base of Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.
Mel Galley, lead guitarist for the bands Whitesnake, Trapeze, Finders Keepers and Phenomena, dies aged 60 as a result of oesophageal cancer, in his home at Heath Hayes, Staffordshire, UK.
Bob Dylan plays at La Fuensanta, Cuenca, Spain.
Bob Dylan plays at Estadio Municipal Chapin, Jerez de la Frontera, Spain, Europe.
The three-day long T in the Park festival begins at Balado, Kinross, Scotland. Major acts appearing on the first day are The Verve, The Stereophonics, K.T.Tunstall and Newton Faulkner.
Bob Dylan plays at Passeio Maritimo of Alg's, Oeiras, Portugal, Europe.
The Marlborough International Jazz Festival comes to an end at various venues around Marlborough, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe. Line up for today, the last of three days of the event, includes Afro Blue, The Slaughterhouse Seven and Benny Goodman's 1938 Carnegie Hall Concert recreated by Pete Long And His Goodmen.
Leonard Cohen plays two shows at The O2 Arena, London, England, UK.
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The three-day-long Lollapalooza Festival continues at Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Acts appearing on this day include Rage Against The Machine, Wilso, The Ting Tings, Explosions In The Sky and Broken Social Scene.
The three-day-long Lollapalooza Festival comes to an end at Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Acts appearing on this day include Kanye West, Gnarls Barkley, Nine Inch Nails and The National.
Bob Dylan plays at the Electric Factory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Bob Dylan plays at the Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn, New York City.
Bob Dylan plays at the Borgata Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Lady Gaga releases her debut album, The Fame, on Interscope Records in Canada.
LeRoi Moore, saxophonist and founder member of the Dave Matthews Band, dies at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA. His death came as a result of complications following injuries received some weeks earlier in a vehicular accident at his farm near the band's home base of Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.
Eddie Vedder plays at The Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Pierces play at Joe's Pub, New York City, USA.
Bob Dylan plays at the Brady Theater, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Spiritualized play at The Metro, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Millionaire businessman Christian Tarantino is arrested in New York City, USA, on charges of orchestrating three murders, including that of Vincent Gargiulo, the brother-in-law of Twisted Sister singer Dee Snider. Gargiulo was shot in the head in August 2003 at Broadway and West 30th Street. According to court papers, Gargiulo and Tarantino, had had a falling out over a gym business in which they were partners.
Rock star Bryan Ferry visits his son, Otis Ferry, in Her Majesty's Prison, Gloucester, England, UK, Europe. Otis, a student at Marlborough College, Marlborough, Wiltshire, is in jail on remand following an incident in which he was accused of robbing a hunt monitor and assaulting another.
Troubled country singer Mindy McCready is released from jail in Tennessee, USA, after serving half of a 60-day sentence for violating probation on a 2004 drug charge.
Bob Dylan pays an unannounced visit to the childhood home of Neil Young, on Grosvenor Avenue, Winnipeg, Canada. Dylan is treated to a 20 minute tour by the present occupants.
During the London Jazz Festival, Richard Bona and Danilo Perez play at The Barbican, London, UK.
Wiltshire-based duo Morales Watts play in the Komedia, Brighton, as support to Cara Dillon.
Channel 4 TV in the UK broadcasts a documentary called High Society's Favourite Gigolo, about the life of 'Hutch' (aka Leslie Hutchinson), who was one of the biggest cabaret stars in the world during the 1920s and 1930s.
Billy Joel plays at The Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates, near Chicago, Illinois, USA.
When Shakin' Stevens plays at Tullyglass Hotel, near Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, there is an altercation with local photographer Hugo McNeice which will land Stevens in court on a charge of assault.
Sarah Brightman plays at The Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Illinois, Chicago, USA.
Aimee Mann plays at The Vic Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
In Beverly Hills, California, USA, America's Postmaster General John Potter Frank, publicly unveils a new postage stamp bearing the likeness of Frank Sinatra.
Fall Out Boy release their fourth album on Island Records in the USA.
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The Hush Sound play at Metro, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Willie Pickens Trio And Guests play the third of six nights at The Jazz Showcase, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Roy Ayers Ubiquity play the first night of a week at the Jazz Cafe, Camden Town, London, UK.