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Violinist Charles D'Almaine, with piano accompaniment, records The Holy City, Cavatina, Then You'll Remember Me, Medley Of Irish Airs and Shepherd's Dance for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Ernestine Schumann-Heink records Danny Boy and other songs for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Judy Garland records It's A Great Day For The Irish in Los Angeles, California, USA. The song is to be used in the movie Little Nellie Kelly.
Louise Holmes of Dinedor, Herefordshire, England, UK, sings folk song The Bonny Bunch of Roses in a BBC recording made by Peter Kennedy.
Irish piper and singer
Them (with Van Morrison on lead vocals) perform Baby Please Don't Go on UK tv show Ready, Steady, Go!, in London, UK. Peter Jay And The Jaywalkers appear in the same show.
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Irish blues band Them, including vocalist Van Morrison, play in Newcastle, UK.
Irish blues band Them, with Van Morrison on vocals, play in Oxford, UK.
Irish blues band Them, with Van Morrison on vocals, play at The Pigalle, London, UK.
Them, with vocalist Van Morrison, play at The Gaiety Theatre, Ramsey, England, UK.
Donovan, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Fairport Convention and Blossom Toes play on the first day of the Barn Barbecue Concert And Dance at Whittlesey, near Peterbough, Cambridgeshire, England, UK, Europe.
Hawkwind play at the Irish Centre, Liverpool, UK.
Thin Lizzy play at Caird Hall, Dundee, Scotland, UK, Europe.
U2 play at Sheffield University, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe, supported by Fashion.
U2 celebrate with a bottle of champagne when they play their second sold-out UK gig - at The Moonlight Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
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Concerned about the spread of domestic cassette recordings, the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) launches a campaign under the slogan Home Taping Is Killing Music, with support from Elton John, Gary Numan, Cliff Richard, 10cc and the Boomtown Rats.
First day of the three-day long Glastonbury Festival which attracts 25,000 fans to Pilton, Somerset, England, UK, paying £8 each to see Van Morrison, Aswad, Jackson Browne, Roy Harper, Richie Havens and more. Unfortunately, the highest day's rainfall in 45 years is recorded on the Friday. This is also the year of the event’s first laser show backed by Tubeway Army's Are Friends Electric?.
Pogue Mahone (later to become The Pogues) play at Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London, England, UK, Europe.
Third and final day of this year's rain-blighted Glastonbury Festival features Echo and the Bunnymen, Joe Cocker, Hugh Masakela, James, Colourfield, Billy Bragg, Clannad, Microdisney, and The Men They Couldn’t Hang.
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The Rolling Stones begin a week of holidaying in a break from their Urban Jungle tour. Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman spend the time in France, Europe, while Keith Richards returns to England, and Ron Wood goes to Ireland.
Sinead O'Connor is booed off the stage when she appears at the 30th Anniversary tribute show for Bob Dylan in Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA. A few days earlier, she had torn up a photograph of Pope John Paul II on tv show Saturday Night Live, and declared "Fight the real enemy".
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Top Irish blues-rock guitarist Rory Gallagher, dies in London, UK, less than two months after undergoing a liver transplant.
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The Cranberries release their fourth album, Bury The Hatchet on Island Records in the UK.
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On their Licks Tour, The Rolling Stones play at The Olympic Stadium, Munich, Germany, Europe, supported by The Cranberries.
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The first day of the annual Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset, England, UK, is headlined by Oasis. Also appearing are Wilco, Bright Eyes, Snow Patrol, Franz Ferdinand, Electrelane, Spiritualized and Kings Of Leon.
James Blunt plays at Doyle's, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
On her Bonez Tour, Avril Lavigne plays at The Point Theatre, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
Hal play at The Venue, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
In an Australian newspaper interview, Liam Gallagher of Oasis describes U2 as 'wankers' because they watch videos of their performances immediately after coming off stage.
Fun Lovin' Criminals play at The Students' Union, Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.
U2 play at The United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Snow Patrol release their fourth album Eyes Open in the UK.
On their 360 Degree tour, U2 play the first of two nights at The Rogers Centre, Toronto, Canada, supported by Snow Patrol.
On her Monster Ball Tour, Lady Gaga plays at The Odyssey Arena, Belfast, Ireland, UK.
During a 13-date tour, Rihanna plays at The Odyssey, Belfast, Ireland, Europe.
The Saw Doctors play the first of two nights in Upstairs at Kelly's, Bridge Street, Galway, Ireland, Europe.
Rod Stewart plays at The Odyssey, Belfast, Ireland, UK.
Thin Lizzy play at The Bataclan, Paris, France, Europe.
On their Up All Night Tour, One Direction play at The Beacon Theatre, New York City, USA.
Kings Of Leon release their sixth studio album, Mechanical Bull, in Ireland, Germany, Sweden and Australia.
Jedward play at St. David's Hall, Cardiff, Wales.
Eddie Vedder and Glen Hansard play at The Palais Theatre, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
On her Mrs. Carter Show World Tour 2014, Beyonce plays at The O2, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
Ariana Grande releases her second album, My Everything, in the UK, Germany and Ireland.
On their Singing For Strangers tour, folk-pop duo Hudson Taylor play at The Princess Pavilion, Falmouth, UK.
Catfish And The Bottlemen play a sold-out gig at The Academy, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
On their Innocence And Experience tour, U2 play the first of four nights at Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
On their Get Weird tour, Little Mix play at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland, Europe.
Meshuggah play at Vicar Street, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
On the second North American leg of his ÷ Tour, Ed Sheeran plays the second of two nights at Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA, supported by Snow Patrol and Anne-Marie.