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5 years ago
On their Revolution Radio tour, Green Day play at Hyde Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
On their Wheels Of Soul tour, The Tedeschi Trucks Band plays at The Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion, Gilford, New Hampshire, USA, supported by Hot Tuna and The Wood Brothers.
Adele cancels her imminent two nights at Wembley Stadium, London, England, UK, Europe. She states that she has damaged her vocal cords and has taken the decision on medical advice.
On their 100-date Global Spirit Tour, Depeche Mode play at Stade De France, Paris, France, Europe.
Twenty-eight peope are injured by gunfire during a concert in the 300 capacity Power Ultra Lounge, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. Rapper Finese 2Tymes is arrested soon after.
During the European leg of their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses play at Kantola Event Park, Hameenlinna, Finland, Europe, supported by The Darkness and Michael Monroe. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
On their 51-date The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, U2 play at The FirstEnergy Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, supported by The Lumineers.
10 years ago
The Red Hot Chili Peppers play at Werchter Festival, Werchter, Belgium, Europe.
On their first tour together in over twenty years, the surviving members of The Beach Boys play at The Marcus Amphitheater, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
On their Up All Night Tour, One Direction play at The BankAtlantic Center, Sunrise, Florida, USA.
Beat Connection play at DC9, Washington DC, USA.
On her Born This Way Ball Tour, Lady Gaga plays the fourth of five nights at The Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia.
Guns N'Roses play at The Romexpo Arena, Buchaest, Romania, Europe.
On their Fallen Empires tour, Snow Patrol play at Rock Werchter, Werchter Festival Grounds, Werchter, Belgium, Europe.
Little Feat play at The Auditorium Stravinski, Montreux, Switzerland, Europe.
Following a CNN iReport stating that Australian singer Gotye had 'shot himself in the head with a 9mm handgun', the artist denies his death in a Twitter post.
Living Things by Linkin Park enters the UK Official Albums Chart at No1. On the same day, Overexposed by Maroon 5 enters the chart at No2.
Believe by Justin Bieber enters the Australian Album Chart at No1.
Wretch 32 picks up the honour for Best International Act at the annual Black Entertainment Television [BET] Awards at The Shrine Auditorium, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Much of the event is given over to a tribute to the recently deceased Whitney Houston.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Jamaican organist, keyboard player and record producer Oswald "Ossie" Hibbert dies aged 62, of a heart attack in New York City, USA.
Marner Brown play on the fourth and final night of Alfa Live, a music event sponsored by Alfa Romeo, during the 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed, Goodwood, UK.
On their Ceremonials tour, Florence And The Machine play at Werchter Festival Grounds, Werchter, Belgium, Europe.
On their first tour together in over twenty years, the surviving members of The Beach Boys play at The Marcus Amphitheater, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. (strong>
Ossie Hibbert, an acclaimed reggae pianist who contributed to countless hit records and wrote, produced, arranged and engineered many more, dies following a heart attack in New York City, USA, where he was attending Beres Hammond's 'Groovin' In The Park' stage show in Queens.
Creedence Clearwater Revisited play at the Vilar Performing Arts Center (VPAC), in Beaver Creek, Colorado, USA.
The Toronto Jazz Festival, a ten day event, comes to an end at venues in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Artists appearing during the course of the festival have included Ziggy Marley, Esperanza Spalding, Bill Frisell, George Benson, The Tedeschi Trucks Band, Trombone Shorty, Natalie Cole, The Canadian Jazz Quartet and Benny Green.
25 years ago
Radiohead release their third album, O.K. Computer, in the USA.
50 years ago
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at The Civic Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Michael Jackson makes his first solo appearance on tv series American Bandstand in the USA, performing Ben.
Go All The Way by Raspberries enters the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in the USA.
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Neil Diamond reaches No1 in the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA with Song Sung Blue.
Slade reach No1 on the UK singles chart with Take Me Bak ‘Ome on Polydor Records.
Rod Stewart And The Faces play in The Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
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The controversial hippy musical, Hair closes at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, after a run of 1750 performances.
Moral campaigner Mary Whitehouse and former Labour MP Lord Longford begin campaigning for the release of notorious Moors Murderer Myra Hindley. This will inspire Ian Gillan of Deep Purple to write his song Mary Long, which will appear as the second track on their 1973 album Who Do We Think We Are.
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75 years ago
Sister Rosetta Tharpe records This Train for Decca Records in New York City, USA.
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