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On a European tour in support of their LP Mindfucker, Monster Magnet play at Debaser Strand, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
On their No Filter tour, The Rolling Stones play the first of two nights at London Stadium, London, England, UK, Europe.
On her Reputation tour, Taylor Swift plays at CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington, USA, supported by Charli XCX.
Sparks play at The O2 ABC, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
On their Villains World Tour, Queens Of The Stone Age play at Breese Stevens Field, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.
On his Botanical Gardens tour, Don McLean plays the third of four nights at Vicar Street, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
5 years ago
Fourteen Ivor Novello Awards are presented at The Grosvenor House, London, UK, with Tom Odell picking up the Songwriter Of The Year statuette, while Nile Rodgers, Jeff Beck and Fleetwood Mac's Christine McVie also collect Ivors.
It is announced that Sir Paul McCartney has been hospitalized in Tokyo, Japan, Asia, with a viral infection. The 71-year-old former Beatle has cancelled the remaining shows on his tour of Japan and South Korea.
Prince plays at The Hydro, Glagow, Scotland, UK.
Shakira releases the video for her World Cup anthem, Dare (La La La Brazil), which is due to be released as a single five days later.
Ed Sheeran releases the video for his song Sing, which is set to be released as a single on 7 April. The track is co-written by Sheeran and Pharrell Williams who also produced it and provides background vocals.
The Junior League play at D.B.A., New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Billy Joel plays at Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, California, USA.
Arctic Monkeys plays a brief, live acoustic session at XFM Radio Studios, London, England, UK.
The 1975 play at The Buckhead Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
The Eagles play at Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe.
Pujol, Needle Points, Ruby Buff and The No-No's play at The Golden Tea House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Lacuna Coil play at Trees, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Amorphis and The Von Hertzen Brothers play at Namba Hatch, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
Neutral Milk Hotel play at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, England, UK.
Band Of Skulls play at The Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Deap Vally.
On their Goint To Hell tour, The Pretty Reckless play at The Revolution Music Room, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.
Journey, The Steve Miller Band and Tower Of Power play at The AT+T Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
A fire destroys a barn and store room belonging to Brian Bennett, long-time drummer with The Shadows. On his Facebook page, he writes, "All my old vintage drums gone! All my old scores gone! Photos gone! 50 year collection of jazz vinyl gone! I'm in shock ... I'm a broken man."
10 years ago
Enter Shikari, Little Boots and White Lies play on the third and last day of the Liverpool Sound City festival in Liverpool, England, UK, Europe. When Enter Shikari frontman Roughton Reynolds urges the crowd to vote against the BNP in the upcoming European election, a chant of 'Fuck the BNP!' rings throughout the venue.
The 38th Chippenham Folk Festival, a four-day event, begins at several venues in Chippenham, Wiltshire, UK. Acts appearing in 2009 include Brass Monkey, Balshazzar's Feast, Crucible, Bella Hardy with Chris Sherburn and many others.
Green Day play a free televised live concert in Central Park, New York City.
Morrissey, former leader of The Smiths, celebrates his 50th birthday with a concert at Manchester Apollo , Manchester, UK.
Mayor Bloomberg dedicates a new bench in Central Park, New York City, USA, to Sting for his MillionTreesNYC project.
White Stripes' drummer Meg White marries Jackson Smith, the son of rockers Patti Smith and Fred 'Sonic' Smith of the MC5, in Jack White's backyard in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Raconteurs bassist Jack Lawrence marries Jo McCaughey at the ceremony.
Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler's lawsuit against unidentified bloggers alleged to have impersonated him on the Web, disclosed private facts, made false statements and misappropriated his likeness, is dismissed by LA Superior Court Judge Jane Johnson. The dismissal is "without prejudice," meaning it can be resurrected if the bloggers responsible are identified.
A-Ha release a new single, Foot Of The Mountain in Germany, Europe.
Rock star Bryan Ferry's son, Otis Ferry, a student at Marlborough College, Marlborough, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, is given a one year conditional discharge at Gloucester Crown Court in Cirencester after admitting that he put a hunt monitor in fear during an incident in the Cotswolds 18 months earlier.
50 years ago
Albert Collins plays the fourth of seven nights at The Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Charlie Musselwhite.
Jefferson Airplane, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Santana, Grateful Dead, The Elvin Bishop Group and Aum play at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
Fleetwood Mac play at The Industrial Club, Norwich, England, UK, Europe.
At The Record Plant, New York City, USA, Jimi Hendrix is recording Message From Nine To The Universe.
Ringo Starr of The Beatles arrives in New York City, USA, aboard the liner QEII. While there, he will undertake some additional filming for the movie The Magic Christian.
Petula Clark plays the fourth of seven nights at The O'Keefe Centre, Toronto, Canada.
Howlin' Wolf plays at Club Lafayette, Wolverhampton, England, UK, Europe.
Roy Orbison plays at The Capitol, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
Steppenwolf play the first of two nights in Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play at The Glocke, Bremen, Germany, Europe.
Status Quo and Manfred Mann perform live on weekly UK tv show Top Of The Pops.
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