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The Beatles record a live session in Studio Five, Maida Vale Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, for the BBC Light Programme radio series Pop Go The Beatles.
The Detours play at The Oldfield Hotel, Greenford, London, England, UK, Europe. The band will achieve greater success after a name-change to The Who.
It is reported that three recording artists - The Standells, Bobbie Gentry and Vic Damone - have recently formed their own companies. The Standells have started and independent record production company, Big 5 Productions Inc; Gentry has formed publishing and production business Gentry Ltd; and Damone has also begun a publishing house, Madiv Music (BMI).
The Grateful Dead, Charlie Musselwhite and Petris play the second of two nights at The Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Who, Sweetwater and It's A Beautiful Day play the last of three nights at the Fillmore East, New York City, USA. Jimi Hendrix turns up to see the show.
The Who play at The Capital Theatre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
King Crimson play at The Village Of The Damned Blues Club, Gillingham, UK.
Deep Purple play at Manchester University, Manchester, UK.
Venus by Shocking Blue reaches No1 in the ARIA Sinlges Chart in Australia, Oceania, for thie first of two weeks.
The Clash play ‘A Night Of Pure Energy’ at The ICA, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Subway Sect. Shane MacGowan, not yet a member of The Pogues, is in the crowd and is bitten on the earlobe by Jane Crockford of The Modettes.
Todd Rundgren's Utopia play at The Dr. Pepper Summer Music Festival in Wollman Skating Rink, New York City, USA.
U2 play at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, England, UK, Europe.
Squeeze play at the Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Gloria Stavers, respected editor of US magazine, 16, dies from cancer.
The Sound play at Vrije Vloer, Utrecht, Netherlands, Europe.
The Damned play at The Apollo Theatre, Oxford, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Fuzztones.
Mad Dog play at Deckers, Aberdare, Wales, UK, Europe.
Poison Girls play at JB's, Dudley, England, UK, Europe.
The Balham Alligators play at The Half Moon, Putney, London, England, UK, Europe.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA.
Thieves In The Temple by Prince peaks at No7 in the UK singles chart.
On their first visit to South Africa, Iron Maiden play at The Standard Bank Arena, Johannesburg.
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The Bee Gees play their first 'One Night Only' concert at the MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The show, including a duet with Celine Dion, is filmed for international tv broadcast.
Tori Amos plays at The Chicago Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Primal Scream, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and The Kills play at Brixton Academy, London, England, UK.
Mötley Crüe ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange, New York City, USA.
The Kaiser Chiefs release a new album, Employment, on Universal Records in the USA.
Mark Knopfler plays at Preussag Arena, Hannover, Germany, Europe.
Green Day play at The John Labatt Centre, London, Ontario, Canada.
Avril Lavigne plays in Piazza del Plebiscito, Naples, Italy, Europe.
Govt Mule play at Carling Academy, Birmingham, England, UK.
Metallica play at Levski Stadium, Sofia, Bulgaria, Europe.
Pink Floyd wins a breach of contract case against EMI in the High Court, London, England, UK, Europe. The band claimed, and the court agreed with them, that EMI had broken a 1999 contract which included a clause stating that EMI required Pink Floyd's permission to sell individual tracks [as opposed to complete albums] by the group.
The Gaslight Anthem play at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
On his Doowops And Hooligans tour Bruno Mars plays at The Eagles Ballroom, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Frank Turner plays at Substage, Karlsruhe, Germany, Europe.
Deep Purple play at Hohentwiel Festival, Singen, Germany, Europe.
Queen and Adam Lambert play at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Maroon 5 release their fifth album, V, in the USA.
Ariel Pink releases a new album, Pom Pom, on 4AD Records in the UK.
Powerwolf release a new album, Blessed And Possessed, on Napalm Records.
On their 50th Anniversary tour, The Who play at The Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Jeff Lynne's Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) plays at The Capital FM Arena, Nottingham, England, UK.
On the North American leg of their 100-date Global Spirit Tour, Depeche Mode play at The Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA.
On their The M A N I A tour, Fall Out Boy play at The Keybank Center, Buffalo, New York State, USA, supported by Machine Gun Kelly and Every Time I Die.
On his No More Tours II tour, Ozzy Osbourne plays at The Budweiser Stage, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, supported by Stone Sour.
For the third consecutive year, Adele tops the Heat magazine list of the Richest UK Celebrities under the age of 30, with her wealth currently estimated at £147.5m. Ed Sheeran comes second with £94m. Other music stars on the list's Top 10 include Harry Styles (formerly of One Direction) No4 at £58m, Little Mix with £48m (No6) between the four of them, Niall Horan (formerly of One Direction) £46m (No7), Louis Tomlinson (formerly of One Direction) at No8 with £44m, Liam Payne (formerly of One Direction) No9 with £43m and Zayn Malik (Formerly of One Direction) at No10 with £37m.
Big Thief play at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Five Finger Death Punch play at Hartwall Arena, Helsinki. Finland, Europe.
On their Dominion tour, @Hammerfall play at Train, Aarhus, Denmark, Europe, with Dragonforce.