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1 year ago
Thousands of Cranberries' fans queue up in the rain to say their last farewells to the band's singer Dolores O'Riordan, who lay in an open coffin in St. Joseph's Church, Limerick, Ireland, Europe. Her bandmates lay a floral tribute reading "The song has ended, but the memories linger on", a reference to The Cranberries
' break-out hit Linger. Fifty of the singer's former classmates at Laurel Hill Colaiste place bouquets of yellow flowers on a pew near her coffin.
Francis Dunnery plays at Bush Hall
, London, England, UK, Europe.
Equilibrium, Evil Invaders, HammerFall, Municipal Waste, No Raza, Rhapsody and Tierra Santa play at Metal Millennium 2018 in Centro de Eventos Autopista Norte, Bogotá, Colombia, South America.
On her Intimate And Live tour, Louise plays at Classic Grand, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
On their ken tour, Destroyer play at Magic Stick
, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
On their Cryptoriana World Tour, Cradle of Filth play at A38
, Budapest, Hungary, Europe.
On the Shiprocked tour, Black Label Society, Palisades, Starset
, Stone Sour
and The Stowaways play at Carnival Liberty, Port Canaveral, Florida, USA.
The Chris Robinson Brotherhood play at Crystal Bay Club Casino, Crystal Bay, Nevada, USA.
5 years ago
is awarded a special commendation from The National
Academy of Recording Arts And Sciences, "for his commitment to excellence and ongoing support for the art and craft of recorded music", at the Village Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA. The award partly recognises Young
Virtuoso guitarist Bruce Bouillet
releases his third instrumental album, The Order Of Control on Music Theories Records, in the UK.
, Neil Young
and Pegi Young are among those attending The Recording Academy Producers And Engineers Wing Presents the 7th Annual GRAMMY Week Event Honoring Neil Young
at The Village Recording Studios in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Betty Who play at The Echo, Los Angeles, California, USA.
play at Webster Hall, New York City, USA.
Exs And Ohs by Elle King is declared to have achieved 3x Platinum Digital Download status in Canada.
10 years ago
It is reported that Britney Spears
has been forced to rename and partially re-record her latest single, If You Seek Amy, after radio stations in the USA threaten to withdraw the single from their playlists and families call for a "parental advisory" warning. The problem is that, when sung quickly, the title becomes, "F-U-C-K Me"
Wire play at Cargo, London.
It is reported that UK duo The Ting Tings
have banned strobe lighting from their stage show because drummer Jules De Martino suffers from an eye condition that causes him to suffer fits when strobes are used.
Pressure group The Parents Television Council
cautions parents and radio stations in the USA about the double-entendre in the new Britney Spears
single If You Seek Amy, which sounds like "F**k Me" when sung. The PTC believes that the song would violate the broadcast indecency law if aired between the hours of 6a.m. and 10p.m.
magazine that reports, stemming from
Ron Wood, of a reunion with his old band The Faces are incorrect.
A court in Dusseldorf, Germany, Europe, rules that the Zappanale
, a festival in Bad Doberan celebrating the music of rock legend Frank Zappa
, can continue because it does not violate the trademark held by Zappa's widow Gail.
Film-maker John Landis files suit
in Los Angeles Superior Court, Los Angeles, California, USA, accusing Michael Jackson
of "fraudulent, malicious and oppressive conduct" for failing to pay him the contractually agreed 50 per cent of the net profits from the Thriller promo video he directed.
It is reported that Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
have abandoned plans to record their third full-length album, and are 'taking a break' while the band members pursue side projects.
auditions for the tv show Britain's Got Talent at The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre [S.E.C.C.] in Glasgow, Scotland. She will achieve international success after appearing in the show later in the year.
25 years ago
and Lorena Bobbitt
 by Aaradhna. The Bee Gees
also parodied their own song To Love Somebody as To Lose Your Penis on the Howard Stern Show in 1994.
Lorena Bobbitt who chopped off her husband's penis, claiming it was in retaliation for him sexually assaulting her, is acquitted by a jury in Manassas, Virgina, USA, by reason of temporary insanity. Bobbitt's revenge will inspire several songs, including Bobbit Song by stand-up comedian
50 years ago
Kaleidsoscope play at Clayton Lodge, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, England, UK, Europe.
100 years ago
An "extraordinary tri-star constellation of comedy, song, dance and novelties" is presented during a week at The Hippodrome, Youngstown, Ohio, USA. The show includes "The Best Sellers - a musical fantasy based on modern fiction", and performers such as Hermine Shone, Jack Wyatt's Scotch Lads And Lassies, William Seabury and others.
The "farcical musical comedy" The Only Girl is playing at The Orpheum, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Singer and comedienne Marie Cahill
is topping the Vaudeville bill at B.F.Keith's Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The musical comedy Oh Lady, Lady
, with music by Jerome Kern
and lyrics by P. G. Wodehouse, is playing at The Opera House, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The musical Somebody's Sweetheart
, plays at The Central Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 224 performances.