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Neil Young And Crazy Horse play at Bergen Festival, Bergen, Norway, Europe.
Amos Lee performs with The Colorado Symphony Orchestra at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, Colorado, USA.
DuelJewel play at Kraps Hall, Sapporo, Japan, Asia.
Former American idol finalist Michael Johns dies aged 35, as a result of an untreated blood clot in his ankle, in Tustin, Orange County, California, USA.
Richard Thompson plays at Cambridge Folk Festival, Cambridge, UK.
One person dies and twenty others are hospitalized after attending the Mad Decent Block Party in Columbia, Maryland, USA. Most of those in hospital are suffering from drug-related problems. Artists appearing at the event include Sleigh Bells, Diplo, Flux Pavilion, and Wolfgang Gartner.
With an estimated income of $65m for the year, Toby Keith is declared to have been the highest-earning country performer during 2013 by Forbes Magazine. Keith's income includes not only record sales and concert revenue, but his own record label, Show-Dog Universal, a lucrative endorsement deal with Ford, earnings from his I Love This Bar And Grill chain of restaurants and his own brand of mezcal, Wild Shot. Taylor Swift comes in second with a paltry $64m.
During their Mechanical Bull Tour, Kings Of Leon play at The DTE Energy Music Theatre, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
On her ArtRave : The Artpop Ball tour, Lady Gaga plays at The MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Conan and High On Fire play at Glazart, Paris, France, Europe.
Figures released by the BPI show that One Direction, having sold over 30m albums to date, was Britain's most successful musical export of 2013.
Diana Krall and Freshlyground play at The Red Cross Gala in La Salle Des Etoiles, Monaco, Europe.
Billboard magazine reports that the Israel-Gaza conflict has resulted in cancellations of music concerts in Israel by Neil Young, Kansas, America and Backstreet Boys, with more expected to follow. It is estimated that, in total, such cancellations will cost Israel between $10m and $20m.
Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden play at The Nikon At Jones Beach Theatre, Wantagh, New York State, USA.
John Legend plays at The Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA.
Real Estate play a brief set at Amoeba Records, San Francisco, California, USA, and later play a full set at The Fillmore.
The music biopic Get On Up, based on the life of James Brown, opens at cinemas in the USA, bringing in $14m for its opening weekend.
During their AM Tour, Arctic Monkeys play at Lollapalooza, Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On their four-year-long Eclipse tour, Journey play at Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.