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The Stan Kenton
Orchestra, Art Tatum
, Charlie Ventura, Mary Ann McCall, Shorty Rogers, Shelly Manne, Johnny Smith and Candido play at The Festival Of Modern American Jazz in The Music Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
performs Both Sides Now, The Circle Game and The Way It Is on the CBC-TV program The Way It Is.
play their first-ever gig under that name, as support to Adam And The Ants at Clouds nightclub, Tollcross, Edinburgh, Scotland. (Josef K were previously known as TV Art).
play at The City Of London Polytechnic, London, England, UK, Europe.
makes her first British appearance when tv show The Tube broadcasts from The Hacienda
, Manchester, England, UK, Europe. The Factory All Stars (including Vini Reilly, New Order
's Stephen Morris and Bernard Sumner and ACR's Donald Johnson) perform Shack Up, Confusion and Love Will Tear Us Apart. Morrissey
of The Smiths
appear on BBC tv rock show, Whistle Test, in London, England, UK, Europe.
play at The Palace, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
The Monochrome Set
play at The Dance Factory, Dundee, Scotland, UK, Europe.
, Seconds Of Pleasure, Tabu Ley Le Rochereau, The Tarab Choir, 10 To 10, Boothill Foot-Tappers, Orchestra Jazira, Shikisha, Shankar, Garbarek, The Bristol Percussion Circle and others.
Toots And The Maytals headline the third and last night of The WOMAD Festival, Mersea Island, near Colchester, Essex, England, UK, Europe. Also on the bill are Penguin Cafe Orchestra, General Public,
play at The Capitol Theatre, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, Europe.
On their The Prayer tour, The Cure
play at The Palace, Auburn Hills, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Courtney Love is guest DJ on Indie 103.1 Radio in Los Angeles, California, USA. Among the tracks she plays are The Drugs Don't Work by The Verve.
On their first American tour, Arctic Monkeys
play at The First Unitarian Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Fanfarlo release a new EP, The Sea, on New World Records in the UK.
play at The Riot Room, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
When Mac Demarco
plays at The Hub, University Of California, Santa Barbara, California, USA, the show ends after he is arrested by police for crowd surfing and climbing in the venue’s ceiling beams.
plays at The Usher
Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
White Arrows play at El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
plays at The Boulder Theater, Boulder, Colorado, USA, supported by Robin Pecknold (of Fleet Foxes).
Blossoms, the debut album by Blossoms, spends its second week at No1 in the Official UK Albums Chart, but sells less than 8,000 copies, making it the lowest-selling UK No1 album ever.
, The Shimmer Band and April play at The Hare And Hounds, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
, The xx
, Phoenix, Royal Blood
and others play on the first night of the three-day long NOS Alive Festival, Lisbon, Portugal, Europe.
play at Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
, StoneSour, All Time Low, Dropkick Murphys
, Bullet For My Valentine, The Used, Babymetal
, Dashboard Confessional
and others play at The Good Things 2018 Festival, in Parramatta Park, Sydney, Australia, Oceania
play at NOS Primavera Sound, Porto, Portugal, Europe.
play at SWX, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
Following sustained lobbying from the music business, the UK government announces a £1.57bn ($1.96bn) support package for Britain's arts and culture sector, including live music venues. The package consists of £270m in loans and £880m in grants. The music industry has been hard hit in recent months by closures and cancellations caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
British record labels association the BPI wins two significant new piracy cases, confirming for the first time that cyberlockers, stream rippers and those who use them – are breaking the law. The rulings followed an online hearing by Mr Justice Miles at The High Court, London, England, UK, Europe, who ruled that the operators and users of the websites use the services of internet companies (ISPs) to infringe copyright and that therefore the ISPs should block access to them.