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Prog Rock

Rob Townshend, drummer for UK prog-rock band Family and r'n'b revivalists The Blues Band, is born in Leicester, UK.
Jokers Wild, a group including guitarist David Gilmour, later to join Pink Floyd, plays at Les Jeux Interdits, The Victoria Ballroom, Cambridge, England, UK.
Pink Floyd perform A Saucerful Of Secrets during a live appearance at BBC Studios, Elstree, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at Lijn 3, Amsterdam, Holland, Europe.
Spooky Tooth play at Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
King Crimson play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Yes play the fourth of seven nights at the Blow Up Club, Munich, Germany, Europe.
Atomic Rooster play at Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, UK, supported by Juicy Lucy.
Deep Purple play at Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, UK, supported by prog-jazz quintet Raw Material.
Egg release their self-titled debut album on Deram Records in the UK, Europe.
The Scratch Orchestra perform in an experimental music concert, The Pilgrimage from the Scattered Points on the Surface of the Body to the Heart, the Brain, the Stomach and the Inner Ear, at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, UK.
Emerson, Lake And Palmer (aka ELP) release their eponymous debut LP in the USA. The album's striking cover art is by English painter Nic Dartnell.
Curved Air play at the Town Hall, Devizes, Wiltshire, UK.
Yes play at The Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, Maryland, supported by The Eagles.
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Pink Floyd are in EMI Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, UK, working on material for the album Dark Side Of The Moon.
Black Sabbath play the first of two nights at The Rainbow, Finsbury Park, London, UK, supported by Badger and Necromandus. Black Sabbath's set is recorded and parts of it will appear on the album Live At Last.
Barclay James Harvest play at the Brunel Rooms, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, supported by Rare Bird.
Yes play atThe Metropolitan Sports Center, Bloomington, Minnesota, USA.
Wishbone Ash play at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe.
Sky 2, featuring classical guitarist John Williams in a prog-rock band setting, reaches No1 in the UK albums chart.
King Crimson play at Theatre Pierre, Roubaix, France, Europe.
Rush play at The Civic Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
On their Duke tour, Genesis play at Northlands Coliseum, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Supertramp play at Merriweather Post Pavilion, Symphony Woods, Columbia, Maryland, USA.
On their Grace Under Pressure Warm Up Tour, Rush play at Radio City Music Hall, New York City, USA.
David Gilmour of Pink Floyd releases a solo album, About Face, in the UK.
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Yes play at Kiel Auditorium, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Marillion release a new album, F ugazi, in the UK.
The Hard Rock Café opens a branch on 57th Street, New York City, USA. (The chain was started in London, England, UK, Europe, in 1971)
Haze play at Yorker, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
Uriah Heep, the first major Western rock band to perform live in Russia, play the fourth of ten nights at Olympijskiy Stadium, Moscow, Russia, Europe.
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Ringo Starr adds his vocal contribution to a charity recording, Spirit Of The Forest, in SARM West studios, London, England, UK, Europe. The completed track, aimed at raising money to preserve the rain forests, will feature contributions from Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys, Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac, Dave Gilmour of Pink Floyd, Ringo Starr and others.
Phish play at The Inferno, Steamboat Springs, Colorado, USA.
Phish play at The Living Room, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
Phish play at The Bomb Factory, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Pink Floyd release their tenth studio LP, Animals, on Columbia Records in the USA.
Roger Waters, formerly of Pink Floyd, plays at Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, during his In The Flesh tour.
Journey play at The Verizon Wireless Music Center, Noblesville, Indiana, USA.
On his Dark Side Of Moon Live tour, Roger Waters plays the second of two nights at Earl's Court, London, UK. His former Pink Floyd colleague Nick Mason joins him as a guest for the show.
Phil Collins plays the second of four special concerts, billed as Up Close And Personal - Phil Collins Plays 60s Soul, at The Roseland Ballroom, New York City, USA.
On their Time Machine tour, Rush play at The Charter One Pavilion, Northerly Island, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Muse headline the after-race concert at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Barclay James Harvest, with guest Anne-Marie Helder, play at The Liquid Room, Edinburgh, Scotland.
LUNA SEA play at Zepp DiverCity, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
On their Drones World Tour, Muse play the third of four nights at Palais 12, Brussels, Belgium, Europe.
Between The Buried And Me, August Burns Red, The Faceless and Good Tiger play at O'Brian's Event Centre, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Intronaut, The Ocean and North play a live gig in San Francisco, California, USA.
The Cure play at The Starlight Amphitheatre, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Phil Collins begins his Not Dead Yet tour with a show at The Echo Arena, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Biffy Clyro play at The Opera House, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.