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The Jonas Brothers
play a free club concert at Irving Plaza, New York City, USA.
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.
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.
The four-day long 8th Annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival
begins in Manchester, Tennessee. Headline acts include Bruce
, Nine Inch Nails
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.
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.