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Ian Anderson, founder of Jethro Tull, releases a solo album, Homo Erraticus, in the USA.
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Ben Watt, best known as one half of Everything But The Girl, plays at Greystones, Sheffield, UK. Watt is accompanied on guitar by Bernard Butler.
Daniel Rossen and William Tyler play at The Music Hall Of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
The Kickstarter campaign to fund Neil Young's PonoMusic player closes, having raised over $6m. It had reached its $800,000 target less than ten hours after going live, and now becomes officially the third highest-funded campaign in Kickstarter history.
The Stanton Moore Trio plays at Snug Harbor, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
UB40 play at Shepherds Bush Empire, London, England, UK.
A posthumous Michael Jackson compilation album, Xscape is released in Mexico, Central America. The album consists of recordings made by Jackson before his death, which have been 'contemporised' by several world-renowned producers.
Blood Orange plays at The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
Hamilton Leithauser plays at Joe's Pub, New York City, USA.
Church of Misery play at Shibuya Cyclone, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
On his High Hopes tour, Bruce Springsteen plays at The Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
50 Cent releases a video for his track Hustler, in the USA.
Jessie J posts a statement on her Twitter page declaring that she will not tolerate racist comments on the page. She had noticed racist remarks from some of her fans, and immediately blocked the offending comments from her page.
22 year-old Matthew de Grood stabs five university students to death at a house party in Calgary, Canada. It is later revealed that he posted lyrics by Megadeth on his Facebook page shortly before carrying out his killing spree. The lyrics in question are "Dread and the fugitive mind - the world needs a hero".
Jeff Beck plays at The Civic Assembly Hall, Nagoya, Japan, Asia.
Real Estate release a video for their song Crime, in the USA.
The National play at The Chicago Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Broken Records play at The Sebright Arms, London, UK.
Deryck Whibley of Sum 41 collapses in his kitchen with a drink in his hand. He is rushed to hospital where it is learned that his liver and kidneys have collapsed from serious alcohol abuse.