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Sam Mtukudzi, one of Zimbabwe's most promising young musicians, and his sound engineer Owen Chimhare, both die when their car veers off Bulawayo Road in the Kuwadzana Extension area near Mtukudzi's home at Norton, near Harare, Zimbabwe, Africa.
Jazz guitar maestro Al Di Meola plays at the Concert Hall, QPAC, South Bank, Queensland, Australia.
On their Circle Tour, Bon Jovi play at the Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Soldier Of Love, Sade's first album in a decade, is awarded a platinum disc in the USA by the R.I.A.A..
Alexisonfire play at Rexall Place, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Keith Jarrett plays at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Lissie plays at the Belcourt Theatre, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Paul Brady releases a new album, Hooba Dooba, in the UK.
Ellie Goulding plays at The Spring And Airbrake, a 600 capacity club in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.
The Drive-By Truckers release their tenth album, The Big To-Do, in the UK on PIAS Records.
Lemmy, a biographical movie about Lemmy of Motorhead, premieres at the SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas, USA.
Frank Turner plays at Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK.
On their This Is Us tour The Backstreet Boys play the second of two nights at The International Gymnastic Centre, Shanghai, China, Asia.
Vampire Weekend play at MacEwan Hall, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Hey Soul Sister by Train is awarded a double-platinum disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Fight For This Love by Cheryl Cole reaches No1 on the Hungarian music charts, a position it will hold for fourteen weeks.
Joy Kills Sorrow release their debut album, Darkness Sure Becomes This City, in the UK on Signature Sounds.
Jazz vocalist Sarah Ellen Hughes releases the album Darning The Dream, in the UK.
ABBA, Genesis, The Hollies, Jimmy Cliff, The Stooges, David Geffen, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, Ellie Greenwich and Jeff Barry, Jesse Stone, Mort Shuman and Otis Blackwell are inducted into the Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame in a ceremony at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA.
Gainsbourg - Vie Heroique, a film about the life of French music icon Serge Gainsbourg, premieres at The Rialto Cinema, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Bob Dylan plays the fourth of five nights at Zepp, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
On their The Resistance tour, Muse play at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.