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Musician Chris Knox is admitted to hospital in Auckland, New Zealand, suffering from a stroke. Knox came to prominence as a rock and roll musician during the mid-70s punk rock era with his bands The Enemy and Toy Love.
It is announced that Peter Tork, formerly of The Monkees, has suffered a recurrence of adenoid cystic carcinoma, a rare, slow-growing form of head and neck cancer, for which he had recently undergone 'successful' surgery.
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In the early hours of the morning, after playing a gig at The Guildhall, Gloucester, England, UK, Europe, Pete Doherty is arrested and charged with drink-driving, dangerous driving, possession of a Class A drug and driving without a valid licence or insurance.
Denise Williams, Otis Clay and others perform at a service in Chicago, Illinois, USA, for the legendary blues singer Koko Taylor, who died on June 3.
The four-day long 8th Annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival begins in Manchester, Tennessee. Headline acts include Bruce Springsteen, Phish, Nine Inch Nails and Wilco.
Papers filed against record producer Timbaland at Miami-Dade District Court claim that he used a computer programme to "knowingly and wilfully steal" Glenn Rune Gallefoss' tune Acidjazzed Evening, to create the beat for Nelly Furtado's 2007 hit single Do It.
The Jonas Brothers play a free club concert at Irving Plaza, New York City, USA.
Fleetwood Mac play at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
The Mojo Music Awards, aka The Mojo Honours List, take place at The Brewery, London. Winners include Paul Weller (Best Album - 22 Dreams), Blur (Inspiration Award), Joe Brown (outstanding contribution) and Fleet Foxes (Best Live Act).
Illicit Eve, Port Erin and Harlequinn play at the 12-Bar, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
It is reported that The Office of Fair Trading has referred a planned merger of Live Nation, the world's biggest concert promoter, and ticket-selling giant Ticketmaster to the UK's Competition Commission amid fears it could wipe out rivals and push up prices.