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, allegedly to avoid confusion with Davy Jones of The Monkees
Rising English pop star David Jones changes his name to
In Studio One, Abbey Road
, London, England, UK, Europe, The Beatles
oversee recording of the orchestral middle and end sections of A Day In The Life.
play at Patronaat, Terneuzen, Netherlands, Europe, and also at Concertgebouw, Vlissingen, Netherlands.
The Electric Prunes
perform Are You Loving Me More?, Get Me To The World On Time, I Had Too Much To Dream, Women Ladies Girls Chicks and King In The Counting House on US tv show Cyd Charisse Something Special. [Intriguingly, the show had been filmed back in 1967 but never previously aired].
play at Green's Playhouse, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
, Johnny Winter
, The Keef Hartley
Band, Hardin And York, Marsha Hunt, Little Free Rock, Renaissance, Krokodil, Brainbox, Bobbey's Children, Organisation and Kraftwerk
play on the second day of the Pop And Blues Festival in The Grugahalle, Essen, Germany, Europe.
are forced to abandon their set at a free concert on Wormwood Scrubs Common, London, UK, because bad weather causes the event to run over time. Earlier in the day, however, the crowd is treated to performances by Quiver, Hawkwind
, Keith Christmas, Bland and The Antelope Band.
begin recording the album Kraftwerk
2 at Star Musik Studio, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Bee Gees
arrive at 461 Ocean Boulevard, Golden Beach, Miami, Florida, USA, to begin work at the nearby Criteria Studios, on a new album which will be called Main Course
After The Fire and New Musik play at The Pavilion, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The first Schuttorf Open Air Festival is held at Vechtewiese, Germany, Europe. Acts appearing include Nektar, Herman Brood, The Stripes, Marilyn Rock, Anthony Moore and No Parfums.
Hazel O'Connor and Megahype play at Liverpool University, Liverpool, England, UK, supported by Duran Duran
play at The Venue, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
play at Sonordica, Gimle, Roskilde, Denmark, Europe.
, Andy Fletcher (of Depeche Mode
), Fc Kahuna, Human League
, Rinocerose, Herbaliser and Junior Sanchez play in the Santiago Urban Electronic Festival in Espacio Riesco, Santiago, Chile, South America.
The Live8 Concert in Circus Maximus, Rome, Italy, Europe, features Duran Duran
, Faith Hill
, Irene Grandi, Jovanotti, Tim McGraw
, Nek, Laura Pasini, Vasco Rossi and Zucchero.
, Moby and The Beach Boys
(Mike Love and Bruce Johnston only) play at The Fuji Rock Festival, Naeba, Niigata, Japan, Asia.
play at Lambi, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The Sonisphere '10
festival, a three-day event, comes to an end at Romexpo, Bucharest, Romania. Artists appearing on this, the final day, include Rammstein
, Alice In Chains and Stone Sour.
Music trade magazine Billboard
reports that sales of digital albums in Germany grew 51% in both unit terms and value terms in first six months of 2010 compared to the same period a year earlier.
Japanese four-piece Taffy
play at The Basement, York, UK.
and Lulu James play at The Great Hall, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales,
, Chasing Grace and Lulu James play at Hammersmith Apollo, London, UK.
, aka Junie, dies aged 62
in London, England, UK, Europe. No cause of death is reported. Junie first found success as keyboard player, vocalist, producer and songwriter for the Ohio Players during the early '70s, but later went on to work with Parliament-Funkadelic.
Tour, Depeche Mode
appear, in conversation with Jon Pareles, popular-music critic of The New York Times, at The Skirball Center For The Performing Arts, New York City, USA.
As part of the advance promotion for their upcoming
On his ÷ Tour
, Ed Sheeran
plays at The Trabrennbahn Bahrenfeld, Hamburg, Germany, Europe, supported by Anne-Marie
and Jamie Lawson.
On the second North American leg of his ÷ Tour, Ed Sheeran
plays at The Fargodome, Fargo, North Dakota, USA, supported by Snow Patrol
Electronic composer Ricardo Donoso
plays at ZIL, Moscow, Russia, Europe.
play the second of two nights at L'Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.