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Ireland

Capitol Records throw a cocktail party for Irish singer Ruby Murray in the White And Gold Room of the Plaza Hotel, New York City, USA, during which she is introduced to a host of celebrities and music business figures.
Larry Mullen Jr, drummer of U2, is born in Dublin, Eire, Europe.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single Diane by The Bachelors.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single No Arms Can Ever Hold You by The Bachelors.
On their Seven Drunken Nights tour, The Dubliners play at The U sher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Soft Machine and Eire Apparent fly out from London, England, UK, Europe, to New York City, USA. While in America, they will tour with The Jimi Hendrix Experience.
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Eric Burdon And The Animals play at Merced County Fairgrounds, Merced, California, USA, supported by Eire Apparaent.
Trader Horne release their debut single, Here Comes The Rain, on Dawn Records in the UK.
Geno by Dexys Midnight Runners enters the UK single chart where it will peak at No1.
Thin Lizzy play at The Odeon, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
U2 play at The Garden Of Eden, Tullamore, Ireland, Europe.
U2 play at the Beach Club, Manchester, England, UK, Europe, supported by Fashion.
On their Black Rose tour Thin Lizzy play at The Brighton Centre, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
A one-off revue entitled The Peace Show is staged at The Apollo, Victoria, London, England, UK, Europe. The show is a mix of drama, comedy sketches and music, featuring Elvis Costello, The Style Council, The Alarm, Hazel O'Connor, Mari Wilson, Ian Dury and U2.
David Gilmour of Pink Floyd plays at Whitla Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, Europe, during his About Face tour.
Flood by They Might Be Giants enters the UK albums chart where it will peak at No14 during a twelve-week stay.
I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got by Sinead O'Connor is certified as a triple-platinum LP in Canada.
David Bowie plays at The Point Depot, Dublin, Eire, Europe.
Billy Swan plays at Rotterdam Warehouse, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.
Zack De La Rocha, vocalist with Rage Against the Machine, quits the band. On the same day, U2 play an unannounced 'secret' gig at the Manray in Paris, France, Europe, for 150 fans who believed they were simply attending a playback of the band's new album.
Feeder play at The Limelight, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.
Bono of U2 announces the launch of his new ‘ethical’ clothing range, Edun, at Saks Fifth Avenue, in New York City, USA. All clothes in the range are made in Lima, Peru, South America, and Monastir, Tunisia, from cotton and denim, and will retail at prices from $45 to $300.
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U2 play the second of two nights at The HP Pavilion, San Jose, California, USA.
On her Bonez Tour, Avril Lavigne plays at The Point Theatre, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
Bono and Adam Clayton of U2 attend a 50th birthday/housewarming party for photographer and video director Anton Corbijn in The Hague, Netherlands, Europe. Bono sings Radar Love during the party.
Super Furry Animals play at The Olympia, Dublin, Eire, Europe.
Teddy Thompson plays at The Opera House, Cork, Eire, Europe.
Dublin residents hold street protests to voice their objections to two days of non-stop noise caused by the dismantling of U2's massive stage set in the wake of their recent concert at Croke Park.
The North American leg of U2's 360 tour plays the second of two nights at Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois, USA,supported by Snow Patrol.
Ash play at Koko, London, UK.
Following surgery to his spine, caused by an injury while rehearsing in Munich, Germany, Europe, Bono of U2 is discharged from hospital and begins eight weeks of recuperation.
Lady Gaga, Coldplay, Snow Patrol, Michael Buble, Elbow, James Morrison, Jamie Cullum and others play in the Manchester Evening News Arena, Manchester, England, UK, Europe. The show is a benefit for the charity Children In Need.
On their Fallen Empires tour, Snow Patrol play at The Jahrhunderthalle, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
Avenged Sevenfold play at The O2, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
Audio streaming is incorporated into the weekly statistics published by The Official UK Singles Chart, based in London, UK.
Neil Young And Crazy Horse play at The Marquee, Cork, Ireland, Europe.
On her ArtRave : The Artpop Ball tour, Lady Gaga plays at The 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland, Europe, supported by Lady Starlight.
Sinead O'Connor posts a confessional statement on her website to the effect that she is seeking a new manager because their relationship became untenable when they began an affair behind the back of his wife.
Peter Gabriel plays at The O2 Arena, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
Orla Gartland plays at The Arts Club, Liverpool, UK, supported by Martin Luke Brown.
On their On The Road Again tour, One Direction play the first of four nights at Saitama Super Dome, Tokyo, Japan, Asia, supported by 5 Seconds Of Summer.
Duran Duran play at The Killarney Festival, Kerry, Ireland, Europe.
The Bonnevilles hold a launch party for their LP, Arrow Pierce My Heart, at The Shaklewell Arms, London, England, UK.
On their 51-date The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, U2 play the first of two nights at Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by The Lumineers.
Kraftwerk play the second of two nights at Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
Depeche Mode play the first night of the third leg of their 100-date Global Spirit Tour at 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
The four-day-long BBC Music Biggest Weekend festival begins at Titanic Slipways, Belfast, Northern irlenad, UK, Europe, with acts including Orbital, Beck, Manic Street Preachers, The Breeders, Lykke Li and Father John Misty. Also, at Scone Palace in Scotland, Jamie Cullum, Eddie Reader, Nigel Kennedy and others are performing.
On his Botanical Gardens tour, Don McLean plays at The Waterfront Hall Auditorium, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, Europe.
The John Butler Trio plays at Vicar Street, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
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