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Amy MacDonald launches her new single, Don't Tell Me That It's Over, with a gig at Barrowlands, Glasgow, Scotland.
John Mayer plays at the Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
On her Monster Ball Tour, Lady Gaga plays at The Echo Arena, Liverpool, UK.
Metallica play in Centro de Convenciones Figali, Panama City, Panama, Central America.
Devon Sproule releases a new album, Don't Hurry for Heaven, in the USA and Canada on Black Hen Music.
Court Yard Hounds, a duo comprised of Emily Robison and Martie Maguire of The Dixie Chicks, play their first ever live show at the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas, USA.
Them Crooked Vultures play at the Royal Albert Hall, London, UK, in the first of this years series of Teenage Cancer Trust fund-raising shows. Robert Plant, former vocalist of Led Zeppelin turns up to see his former band-mate John Paul Jones but later admits that he now feels disconnected from heavy rock.
Machine Head play at The Festival Hall, Melbourne, Australia.
On her Freedom Tour, Alicia Keys plays at the Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Tegan and Sara play at The Pageant, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, supported by Steel Train and Holly Miranda.
Owl City play at Terminal 5, New York City, USA.
Courtney Love celebrates the release of Hole's new album Nobody's Daughter at the TAO Nightclub in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Biffy Clyro play at De Montfort Hall, Leicester, England, UK.
Doves play at The Troxy, London, UK.
On their The E.N.D. World Tour, The Black Eyed Peas play at O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic, Europe.
Paloma Faith plays at the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, UK, on the first day of the Liverpool Sound City event.
Russian rocker Yury Shevchuk, leader of Russian band DDT, clashes openly with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin at a charity literary-musical evening for children with cancer and leukemia in St. Petersburg, Russia, Europe.
Bob Dylan plays at The Zone Arena, Bucharest, Romania, Europe.
Jeff Beck plays the second of two nights at the Iridium Jazz Club, New York City, USA, to mark what would have been the 95th birthday of guitar giant Les Paul. With the help of Brian Setzer, Imelda May and Gary US Bonds, Beck covers a wide selection of the hits of Les Paul And Mary Ford.
Jack White and Conan O'Brien play a 'secret' show together at Third Man Studios [owned by Jack White] in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Katy Perry releases her new single, California Gurls, as a CD single in Germany, Europe.
The Brian Setzer Orchestra does a live video webcast from the TD stage on the Place des Festivals at the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Tom Petty And the Heartbreakers play the first of two nights at The Summerfest, Marcus Amphitheatre, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
American Idol winner Carrie Underwood marries ice hockey player Mike Fisher at The Ritz Carlton Reynolds Plantation, Greensboro, Georgia, USA. 200 guests attend the wedding which is estimated to have cost $500,000.
Al Jarreau falls ill with breathing problems before a concert at a jazz festival in Barcelonnette, France, Europe. He is taken into intensive care in a local hospital.
Muse play at Koengen, an outdoor concert venue in Bergen, Norway, Europe.
John Fogerty performs his song Centerfield at the induction ceremony for The Major League Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York State, USA.
Conductor, arranger and record producer Mitch Millerdies aged 99 in New York City, USA. As the head of Mercury Records and, later, Columbia Records, he was one of the most influential and powerful individuals in the music business of the 1950s and 1960s.
On his Crazy Love tour Michael Buble plays the second of two nights at The Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Robbie Williams marries girlfriend Ayda Field at his mansion in Beverly Hills, California, USA. The wedding, held in a white marquee, is attended by a small gathering of close family members and friends.
The Suburbs by The Arcade Fire reaches No1 in the Billboard 200 Albums Chart in the USA.
Rufus Wainwright plays at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The New York Dolls play at The Liquid Room, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
Howard Jones plays at Pacific Road, Birkenhead, England, UK, Europe,supported by Duncan Sheik.
Roger Waters plays at The United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
MGMT release a new single, Compliments, in the UK on Columbia Records.
Marc Anthony plays at The Allstate Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Belle And Sebastian release their eighth studio album, Write About Love, in the UK on Rough Trade Records.
Bettie Seveert play at Cafe Du Nord, San Francisco, California, USA.
Guns N' Roses take to the stage an hour late when they play the first of two nights at the O2 Arena, London, UK.
Black Cards, a new band formed by Pete Wentz, of Fall Out Boy fame, play at Webster Underground, Hartford, Connectict, USA.
J.J.Grey And Mofro release the album Georgia Warhorse on Alligator Records in the UK.
A 20-year-old male collapses at a Tiesto concert in the University of Illinois, Chicago Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois, USA. He dies shortly after at Rush University Medical Center, and the cause of his death is thought to be a misuse of the drug ecstasy.
Owl City play at Hammersmith Apollo, London, England, UK.
On her Crazy Cats Tour, Pixie Lott plays at The Guildhall, Preston, UK.
Ke$ha plays at Planai Arena, Schladming, Austria.
While driving in his Jaguar, Nick Cave crashes into a speed camera in Hove, UK. Neither Cave nor his two sons, Arthur and Earl, who were passengers, are injured.
Justin Bieber plays at the O2 Arena, London, UK.
Foreigner play at the River Rock Show Casino, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada.