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The Ishmael Ensemble plays at Stroud Jazz Festival, Stroud, England, UK, Europe.
On his 35th Anniversary Transform tour, Howard Jones plays at St. David's Hall, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe, supported by China Crisis.
Wasuremono play at The Dot To Dot Festival, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
5 years ago
Hot Tuna perform The Fundamental Hot Tuna Songbook, Fur Peace Ranch, Pomeroy, Ohio, USA.
The Word release their second LP, Soul Food, on Vanguard Records in the UK. (The band, whose debut LP was released fourteen years earlier, includes members of the North Mississippi Allstars)
Sasha McVeigh releases her debut LP, I Stand Alone, via Hot Stuff Management, in the UK.
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Buffy Saint-Marie releases a new LP, Power In The Blood, on True North Records in the UK.
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Following accusations by Karen Williams and Patty King, two daughters of B.B. King, the Clark County, Nevada, USA, Coroner's Office performs an autopsy on the body of B.B. King, and states that results will take at least six weeks to be published. The two daughters have claimed that their father died as a result of being poisoned by his business manager Laverne Toney and his personal assistant Myron Johnson.
On her Honeymoon Tour, Ariana Grande plays at Mediolanum Forum, Milan, Italy, Europe.
10 years ago
Eric Clapton plays at Bercy Arena, Paris, France, Europe.
Natalie Cole plays at The Blue Note, Nagoya, Japan, Asia.
Michael Eavis, founder of Glastonbury Festival, announces that U2 have been forced to cancel their headlining slot at the 2010 festival because of injuries sustained by lead singer Bono while rehearsing in Germany for the band's next tour.
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Paolo Nutini plays at The Tivoli, Utrecht, Netherlands, Europe.
Singer Cheryl Cole of Girls Aloud files for divorce from her husband Ashley Cole at the High Court, London, England, UK, citing 'unreasonable behaviour' as the cause of their marriage breakdown.
Liam Gallagher announces that his new band will be called Beady Eye, and that it will include his former Oasis bandmates Gem Archer, Andy Bell and Chris Sharrock.
The Black Keys release a limited edition 7" vinyl single, Tighten Up, in the UK.
Paul Weller plays the second of five nights at The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK. During this show Weller plays with his ex-Jam bandmate Bruce Foxton for the first time since 1982.
Simply Red singer Mick Hucknall marries Gabrielle Wilke-Wesberry, his girlfriend for the past six years, in 16th-century Forter Castle, Glenisla, Perthshire, Scotland. The intimate wedding involves just eight friends and family members.
Lars Ulrich of Metallica attends the premiere of Get Him to the Greek in Los Angeles, Caluifornia, USA.
Ray Davies comes to the end of a UK tour at The City Hall, Sheffield, England.
Natalie Merchant plays at The Sage, Gateshead, UK.
Pendulum play at The Brighton Centre, Brighton, UK.
Mayer Hawthorne And The County begin a five-date UK tour at ULU, London, England.
At the end of a six-date UK tour Justin Currie plays at Shepherd's Bush Empre, London, England.
Following surgery to his spine, caused by an injury while rehearsing in Munich, Germany, Europe, Bono of U2 is discharged from hospital and begins eight weeks of recuperation.
Country singer Mindy McCready is hospitalized in Cape Coral, Florida, USA, for a possible drug overdose. It is thought that she may have had a reaction to Darvocet, given to her by her mother. She is released later that day and returns home.
25 years ago
Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones pays $80,000 for an original tape of him and guitarist Keith Richards playing songs at home in 1961, made by one of their old school pals and offered up at an auction in London, England, UK, Europe.
50 years ago
Kenny Rogers And The First Edition play the first of ten nights at Cocoanut Grove, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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