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The Sterling Trio record Yukaloo, [aka My Pretty South Sea Island Lady] and Golden Hours for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Susan Ballion is born in London, UK. One day she will become better known as Siouxsie Sioux, leader of UK punk band The Banshees.
Joe Cole is born. He will become a roadie for Black Flag and The Rollins Band, as well as a close friend of Henry Rollins. His book, Planet Joe, will document his experiences tourng with Black Flag and the Rollins Band.
Seth Putnam is born in Alston, Massachusetts, USA. He will become infamous as founder of the outrageous grindcore band Anal C*nt, which apparently set out to shock and offend as many listeners as possible.
The Ramones begin recording their eponymous debut album for Sire Records at Plaza Sound Studios, Radio City Music Hall, New York City, USA.
The Rolling Thunder Revue, a traveling cavalcade headed by Bob Dylan and featuring an ever-changing cast of his long-time musical comrades, continues its second leg with two performances at the Expo Hall, Municipal Auditorium, Mobile, Alabama.
UK all-girl punk band The Slits make their first live appearance, in Harlesden, London, UK, as part of a show headlined by The Clash. Also on the bill are The Buzzcocks (playing their first gig without former frontman Howard Devoto) and the Subway Sect.
The Clash release their eponymous debut album in the UK on the same day that Kraftwerk release their sixth album, Trans-Europe Express.
The Police release their debut LP, Outlandos D'Amour, om A + M Records in the UK.
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Bob Dylan is in Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, Sheffield, Alabama, USA, working on songs including When You Gonna Wake Up, with Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits on guitar.
The Clash play at Deeside Leisure Centre, Chester, UK.
The Clash set off on their second tour of the USA.
Ben Koller is born in Massachusetts, USA. He will find success as a rock drummer playing with bands including Converge, Mutoid Man, Killer Be Killed and All Pigs Must Die.
The Stranglers play at The Top Rank, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
The Skids, Simple Minds and Stand Alone play at Hammersmith Palais, Hammersmith, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Stranglers play at Rock City, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
House Of Fun becomes the first UK No1 single for Madness.
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The Cramps play at CBGB, New York City, USA
The Newtown Neurotics play at The New Golden Lion, Fulham, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Pets.
It is announced that 17-year-old Jason 'Moose' Harris from Marlborough, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, has joined New Model Army as their bass guitarist.
Cow-punk band The Beat Farmers play at The Clarendon, Hammersmith, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Jazz Butcher and That Petrol Emotion.
Johnny Thunders plays at The Hacienda, Manchester, England, UK.
ADX (The Adicts) play at The 100 Club, Oxford Street, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Foreign Legion.
Touring in support of his current LP, Vive Le Rock, Adam Ant plays at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Toy Dolls play at The 100 Club, Oxford Street, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by A Cast Of Thousands.
The Damned play at Hammersmith Palais, London, England, UK, Europe.
Poison Girls play at The Fulham Greyhound, Fulham, London, England, UK, Europe, with Alison Marsh and The Cardiacs.
Billy Bragg plays the last of five nights at The Mean Fiddler, London, England, UK, Europe.
Weird Paul Petroskey plays at The Sonic Temple, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Debbie Harry, aka Blondie, plays the first of three nights at The Coach House, San Juan Capistrano, California, USA.
On their Race Around Uranus tour, Less Than Jake and Blink 182 play at Tramps, New York City, USA.
Maria, the comeback single by Blondie, reaches No1 in the UK chart.
Friends and family of Joe Strummer, including his former Clash colleague Mick Jones, gather in Grenda, Spain, Europe, for a concert to celebrate Strummer's life. Afterwards, Strummer's two daughters take his ashes to a nearby beach at San Jose and let them blow out to sea.
Blondie Setlist at Melbourne Music Festival, Melbourne, Australia.
Sum 41 play at The Memorial Auditorium, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.
David Byrne, Pink Martini and The Brooklyn Steppers play at The Summerstage, Central Park, New York City, USA.
Green Day play at Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
Green Day play at Marlay Park, Dublin, Ireland, Europe, supported by Joan Jett and Paramore.
Green Day and A.F.I. play at the Superpages.com Center, Dallas, Texas, USA.
On her Monster Ball tour, Lady Gaga plays the first of two nights at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA. Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day attends the show.
Jello Biafra And The Guantanamo School of Medicine launch their latest album, Enhanced Methods Of Questioning, with a gig at Slim's, San Francisco, California, USA.
Baton-wielding police break up the 'Street Punk' charity concert at the Cultural Park, Banda Aceh, Aceh, Indonesia, Asia. Sixty-four punk rock fans are arrested and subsequently taken to the Aceh State Police School for 're-education.'
UK newspaper The Financial Times publishes an editorial stating that Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot has become "an international cause celebre" due to the harsh treatment they have received following their recent protest gig against Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin at Moscow's Christ The Savior Cathedral.
The 2014 Beale Street Music Festival, a three-day event, begins in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. The first day features artists including Snoop Dogg, 311, Dropkick Murphys, Foster The People, Fitz And The Tantrums, Third Eye Blind, Kenny Brown, Robert Wolfman Belfour and others.
On the Monumentour, Fall Out Boy and Paramore play at Toyota Pavilion, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA.
Elvis Costello plays at The Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
On their From The Cradle To The Grave tour, Squeeze play at St. David's Hall, Cardiff, Wales, UK, with their 'very special guest' Dr John Cooper Clarke.
Protomartyr play at Gasa Gasa, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
The Offspring, 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.