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Eden Kane, The Karl Denver Trio, Bert Weedon And The Easy Beats, Valerie Masters and Terry Lightfoot's New Orleans Jazzmen with Clinton Ford perform live on the BBC Light Programme show Easy Beat, introduced by Brian Matthew live from London, England, UK, Europe.
Gerry Levene And The Avengers, including Graeme Edge, later to find fame with The Moody Blues, play at Dudley Forum, Pensnett, Dudley, UK.
DJ Bongo Van Dort plays at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, Eengland, UK, Europe.
The Hollies play at The Memorial Hall, Northwich, Cheshire, England, UK, Europe.
Freddie And The Dreamers enter the UK singles chart with Over You, which will peak at a disappointing No13, beginning a run of three consecutive flops.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play at The Free Trade Hall, Manchester, UK.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers pre-record a live session for the BBC Radio show Saturday Club in London, England, UK.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, featuring Eric Clapton, play at The Flamingo Club, Soho, London, England, UK.
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The Hollies play at The Floral Hall, Gorleston, England, UK.
Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames play at The Silver Blades Ice Rink, Manchester, UK.
The Small Faces play at The Cavern In The Town, off Leicester Square, London, England, UK. Singer Elkie Brooks is in the audience.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, featuring Eric Clapton, play at The College Of Fashion, London, England, UK.
The Hollies play at The Gaiety, Grimsby, England, UK, Europe.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and Peter Green play at The Mojo Club, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
The Bee Gees play at Green's Playhouse, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe, supported by Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich plus Grapefruit.
John Mayall plays the first of two nights at The Kinetic Playground, aka The Electric Theater, 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Richie Havens and The Flock.
Pink Floyd play at the Main Debating Hall, Manchester University, Lancashire, UK.
Swindon-born rock star Justin Hayward marries Marie Guirron. The Moody Blues' song Nights In White Satin is said to be about their relationship.
10cc play at the Municipal Auditorium, Mobile, Alabama, USA.
In Manchester, England, UK, Europe, Ian Curtis of Joy Division watches the Werner Herzog movie Stroszek on television. The film is about an alcoholic musician who commits suicide. Two days later, Curtis will commit suicide by hanging himself.
The Fall, Biting Tongues and John Hurst play at The Beach Club, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Elkie Brooks is featured in an ATV live concert show, Rockstage, filmed at the Theatre Royal, Norwich, England, UK, Europe.
10cc play at the Apollo, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Smiths' British tour plays at the University of Essex, Colchester, England, UK, Europe.
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Morrissey of The Smiths holds an indie fanzine press conference at the offices of his record company, Rough Trade, in London, England, UK, Europe, to promote the release of the new album Meat Is Murder.
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Roy Harper plays at The Broad way Hotel, Letchworth, England, UK, Europe.
The Smiths play at the Hippodrome, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
The Chameleons play at Brady's, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
On their North American tour, The Smiths fly from New York City to San Francisco, California, USA.
The Smiths play the first of two nights at The Palladium Theater, Los Angeles, California, USA. The opening act for this Los Angeles show is Dainty Adore O'Hara, a 300-pound operetta-singing drag queen in a frilly yellow dress.
The Fall begin a British tour with a show at The Riverside, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
Simply Red play at Rock City, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
Feargal Sharkey plays at The Guildhall, Preston, England, UK, Europe.
Stone Roses play at The Riverside, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
The Chief Police Constable of Greater Manchester serves the UK's hippest nighterie, The Hacienda, with notification that its licence is to be revoked.
Santana play at Manchester Apollo, Manchester, UK.
Fallin' by Alicia Keys reaches No1 in the Billboard US Top 40 singles chart. On the same day, tickets for Oasis's 10th Anniversary Tour sell out in one hour. The band will play six small club gigs in London, Manchester and Glasgow.
Rod Stewart plays at The MEN Arena, Manchester, England, UK.
MGMT play at Carling Academy, Manchester, UK, supported by Florence And The Machine.
Barenaked Ladies play at the Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
The Doobie Brothers play at The Apollo, Manchester, UK.
Janelle Monae plays at The Academy, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
On her Diamonds World Tour, Rihanna plays the second of two nights at Manchester Arena, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
When Robbie Williams plays at Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, UK, during his Swings Both Ways tour, he slips off the stage and accidentally breaks the arm of 52-year-old fan Margaret Nash.
10cc play at The Winter Gardens, Margate, UK.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays the last of three nights at Manchester Arena, Manchester, England, UK. During the show he becomes annoyed with fans screaming, and leaves the stage, but returns later to finish his performance.
John Lever, drummer of Manchester-based post-punk band The Chameleons, dies aged 55 after a short illness.
At least 22 people are killed and over 50 injured when a bomb is exploded at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester Arena, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
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On their 51-date The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, U2 play at Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland, Europe, supported by Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds.
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