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Boy band Shinee play at Olympic Park Stadium, Seoul, South Korea, Asia.
The Deftones play at The Big Day Out, in Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand.
LMFAO release Party Rock Anthem, the first single from their second album, Sorry For Party Rocking.
Leo Kottke plays at The Smothers Theatre, Malibu, California, USA.
On his OMG Tour, Usher plays at The Echo Arena, Liverpool, UK.
The movie Burlesque starring Cher and Christina Aguilera opens in Chile, Croatia, the Czech republic, Greece, Hungary, Israel and Slovenia.
Deftones play at KL Live, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Asia.
Mike Starr, the original bassist in Alice In Chains, is arrested on drug possession charges in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
On his OMG Tour, Usher plays at The Sportpaleis, Antwerp, Belgium, Europe.
Elbow play at The Junction, Cambridge, UK.
Beady Eye, led by former Oasis vocalist Liam Gallagher, play their first-ever live gig at Barrowlands, Glasgow, Scotland.
R.E.M. release a new album, Collapse Into Now, in the USA.
When Common celebrates his birthday in Hollywood, California, USA, Kanye West is among the guests.
Friday by Rebecca Black is released as a single by the vanity music publishing company Ark Music Factory . The music video for the song will become a viral hit due to criticism of the song's lyrics, the use of Auto-Tune on Black's vocals, and the content of the video, all of which will combine to make it uk.eonline.com/news/ask_the_answer_bitch/rebecca_blacks_friday_really_worst_song/231141">the most disliked video on YouTube.
On their Final Frontier World Tour, a crowd surge destroys a safety barrier at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, South America, forcing Iron Maiden to postpone the show until the next night.
Renowned Chicago blues guitarist and singer Lacy Gibson dies, aged 74, after suffering a heart attack.
Blues-oriented one-man-band and recording artist Steve White dies after a long struggle with cancer, in San Diego, California, USA.
On the I Am Still Music Tour, Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj play at Meadowlands, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
On his My World tour, Justin Bieber plays at Taipei Arena, Taipei, Taiwan, Asia.
On their Bon Jovi Live 2011 tour, Bon Jovi play at The FedEx Forum, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Caleb Followill of Kings Of Leon and his new wife Lily Aldridge attend the launch party for Le Crazy Horse Cabaret at The Supperclub in London, England, UK.
On their A Thousand Suns tour, Linkin Park play at The Ericsson Globe, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
During her Loud Tour, Rihanna plays at The Credit Union Centre, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Leslie West, best-known as guitarist for Mountain, has his lower right leg amputated in hospital in Biloxi, Mississippi, USA, as a result of complications from diabetes.
The Lemonheads and Material Re-Issue play at The Petrillo Music Shell, Grant Park, Chicago, USA.
On the seventh leg of their 360 Degree Tour, U2 play at The Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens, Miami, Florida, USA, supported by Florence And The Machine.
During their Progress Live tour, Take That play the fourth of eight nights at Wembley Stadium, London, UK.
Chicago play at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK.
The Dave Matthews Band Caravan plays the first of three nights at Lakeside, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The lineup over the course of the three nights also includes Kid Cudi, The Flaming Lips performing Dark Side Of The Moon, Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros, Amos Lee, Emmylou Harris, Ben Folds, G. Love And Special Sauce, Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings, Gomez, Drive-By Truckers, Michael Franti And Spearhead, Daniel Lanois' Black Dub, The Jayhawks, Soja, Soulive, The Wailers, Blind Pilot, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, TR3, Vieux Farka Toure, Alberta Cross, Mariachi El Bronx, Bobby Long, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, Jeff Coffin's Mu'tet, Gary Clark Jr.,
On their Final Frontier World Tour, Iron Maiden play at The National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, UK.
A Place To Bury Strangers and Gentlemen Hall play at Reggie's Rock Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The concert is the first in the Dreamseekers Series co-sponsored by Billboard magazine and Chevrolet.
On the Radioactive Tour, Yelawolf plays at El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Cymbals Eat Guitars play at Lincoln Hall, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Chicago play at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Indio, California, USA.
During her Loud Tour, Rihanna plays at The Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning, Denmark, Europe.
Blues guitarist Tab Benoit plays at The Gothic Theatre, Denver, Colorado, USA.
On their Made In Germany tour, Rammstein play the first of two nights at The Ergo Arena, Gdansk, Poland, Europe.
Louise Mensch, MP for Corby, Northamptonshire, UK, Tweets that she has proposed Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page for a knighthood in the next Honours list. The MP is married to Peter Mensch, manager of artists including Metallica, Muse and Snow Patrol.
On their Made In Germany tour, Rammstein play at The Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany, Europe.
Peter Murphy plays at The Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
On their Mylo Xyloto tour, Coldplay play the first of two nights at The O2 Arena, London, UK.
The National play at The Beacon Theatre, New York City, USA, supported by Wye Oak.
Paul McCartney plays at The Echo Arena, Liverpool, UK. As he leaves the stage, he takes a tumble down a flight of stairs, but is not injured.
It is reported that a line of shoes recently launched by Cheryl Cole has attracted numerous complaints from customers about faulty heels which break off after very little wear.
It is reported that Dido gave birth to a baby boy, Stanley, at Portland Hospital, London, England, UK, in July. The father is Dido's husband Rohan Garvin but why the birth was not announced at the time is not revealed.
Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven play at The Independent, San Francisco, California, USA.
Warbringer play at The Wheelhouse, Hemet, California, USA.
Furthur play the second of three nights at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.