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The three-day-long Lollapalooza Festival comes to an end at Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Heavy storms blight the day and severe damage is done to the park. Acts appearing on this day include Foo Fighters, The Cars, Arctic Monkeys, Explosions In The Sky, Cold War Kids and Imelda May.
Rapper Big Boi of Outkast is arrested, as he disembarks from a cruise ship at Port Miami, Florida, USA, for possession of drugs including ecstasy and Viagra.
Sade plays the last of three nights at The United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by John Legend.
During Buddy Guy's 75th birthday celebration, Chicago Alderman Bob Fioretti presents Buddy with a special birthday gift - the re-naming of the block of South Wabash Avenue outside Buddy Guy's Legends Blues Club is officially re-named Buddy Guy Way.
Katie Todd plays at Space, Evanston, near Chicago, Illinois, USA, with Raining Jane.
Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez win ten awards between them at The Teen Choice Awards in Universal City, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays the last of three nights in The Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Kottonmouth Kings play at The House Of Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Marshall Grant, Johnny Cash's longtime bassist and co-founder of the Tennessee Two, dies aged 83 while in Jonesboro, Arkansas, USA, for the Johnny Cash Festival.
Rx Bandits play their last-ever show at The Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Torrential rain and 80mph winds hit the stage during a Flaming Lips performance at the Brady Block Party in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. Bassist Michael Ivins narrowly escapes being crushed when he leaps to safety as a 15-foot video screen topples over the back of the stage.