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Touring in support of his latest LP, Road Songs For Lovers, Chris Rea plays at The City Hall, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
Rhys Lewis plays at The Louisiana, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
On his 44-show Boy Meets World tour Drake plays the last of three nights at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
5 years ago
On his Old Ideas Tour, Leonard Cohen plays at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia.
White Denim play at The Village Underground, London, UK.
Simple Minds play at Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe.
Dylan Fest - a celebration of the music of Bob Dylan, is held at The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California, USA. Artists appearing include Chuck Prophet, The Whigs, Doyle Bramhall II, Elvis Perkins, Chase Cohl and Craig Finn and Tad Kubler of The Hold Steady. Profits from the show go to the Sweet Relief charity.
The Mavericks play at The Music Hall, Portsmouth New Hampshire, USA.
Shania Twain is chosen as The Most Beautiful Woman In Country Music by the magazine Country Weekly.
US President Barack Obama awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Loretta Lynn in the White House, Washington DC, USA.
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10 years ago
Free jazz pioneer Ornette Coleman, pioneering blues vocalist Bessie Smith and pianist/arranger Mary Lou Williams are inducted into the Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall Of Fame, during a private luncheon at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola in the Time-Warner Building, New York City.
Ingram Hill play at Schubas, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
During the London Jazz Festival, Courtney Pine plays at The Barbican, London, UK.
Sigur Ros play the first of two nights at Alexandra Palace, London, UK.
25 years ago
Bob Dylan's album World Gone Wrong enters the UK albums chart where it will peak at No18 during a three-week run.
The Christians enter the UK albums chart with the compilation album, The Best Of The Christians, which will peak at No22 during an eight-week run.
Phil Collins' fifth studio album, Both Sides, which he had recorded at his home studio, playing all of the instruments himself and handling the production duties, reaches No1 in the UK albums chart.
Johnny Cash plays at The Wayne Newton Theatre, Branson, Missouri, USA, during a lengthy series of concerts at the venue.
50 years ago
Country Joe And The Fish play in the Falkoner Centret, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Moby Grape record Going Nowhere for their Columbia Records album entitled Moby Grape 69.
75 years ago
Susan Elizabeth Rotolo is born in Queens, New York City, USA. She will become Bob Dylan's girlfriend in July 1961 and inspire him to write the songs Don't Think Twice, It's Alright and Tomorrow is a Long Time. She is perhaps best-known as the girl on the cover of Dylan's album Freewheelin'.
All For You by The Nat King Cole Trio reaches No1 in the Billboard R'n'B Singles Chart in the USA.
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