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Popular recording artist Ada Jones appears at "The Opera House, Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA, where she is reported to have sung "several coon and character songs".
The Cliquot Club Eskimos, a banjo orchestra under the leadership of Harry Reser, records Marianne and There Must Be Somebody Waiting For Me (In Loveland), for Columbia Records in New York City, USA.
Local farmer and folk singer John Strachan spends the second of two days recording songs in Crichie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, with folklorist/producer Alan Lomax which will appear on the LP Songs From Aberdeenshire.
Cumberland Gap by Lonnie Donegan begins its second month at No1 in the UK pop singles chart.
David McClusky, future drummer with The Bluebells, is born in Scotland.
The Beatles, Mary Wells, Tommy Quickly, and Sounds Incorporated UK tour plays at The Odeon, Glasgow, Scotland. Nine youths are arrested following a riot involving hundreds of fans, during which plate glass windows are smashed and cars overturned.
Thelonious Monk plays the tenth of fourteen nights at The Colonial Tavern, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Donovan releases a new single, Jennifer Juniper, on Pye Records in the UK. The subject of the song is fashion model Jenny Boyd.
Rickie Lee Jones plays at The Odeon, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Her current boyfriend, Tom Waits is accompanying her on the tour.
Def Leppard play at The Pavilion, Ayr, Scotland.
The Ramones play in The Odeon, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Roy Ayers Group plays the third of six nights at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Cure play at The Pavilion, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The album Tonight I'm Yours by Rod Stewart is awarded a gold disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Orange Juice play at The Venue, London, England, UK, Europe.
Fiat Lux begin a British tour at Fat Sam's, Dundee, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Marillion play the first of three nights at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe.
Jeff Beck plays at The Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
Keith Richards, guitarist of the Rolling Stones, receives medical treatment for an infected finger, pricked the day before during rehearsals in Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Two shows at Wembley Stadium and one at Cardiff Arms Park have to be rescheduled.
The Waterboys appear on the cover of UK pop weekly NME (New Musical Express).
Primal Scream release the album Screamadelica in the USA.
Lush release their third album, Lovelife, in the UK on 4AD Records. It will peak at No8 in the UK albums chart.
The second day of the Glastonbury Festival at Pilton, Somerset, England, UK, stars Travis, Fatboy Slim, Pet Shop Boys and Lightning Seeds.
The Zutons play at Carling Academy, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Feeder play the first of two nights at The Academy, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Fran Healey of Travis is in Malual Kon, Sudan, Africa, on a visit on behalf of the Save The Children fund, intended to help raise awareness internationally of the problems faced by Sudanese children.
On their Twisted Logic tour, Coldplay play the second of two nights at Bellahouston Park, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
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Green Day, Travis, Queens Of The Stone Age, Bright Eyes, Interpol, The Bravery, Snoop Doggy Dogg, Nine Black Alps and others play on the second day of the T In The Park Festival 2005, Balado, Kinross, Scotland, UK.
The Proclaimers release their sixth album, Restless Soul, in the UK on Persevere Records.
Courtney Pine plays at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, as part of the London Jazz Festival. The show also premieres Pine's animated film Jazz Daze.
A 24-year-old man is seriously injured when he falls 15 feet from a balcony at The Prodigy's concert in Caird Hall, Dundee, Scotland. He is taken by ambulance to Ninewells Hospital.
The Stereophonics play at the S.E.C.C. Hall 4, Glasgow, Scotland.
The John Butler Trio release a new album, April Uprising, in the UK.
Wolf Parade play at Oran Mor, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
The PPL Parliamentary Jazz Awards, attended by culture minister Ed Vaizey, are held in the Terrace Pavilion, House of Commons, London, UK. Mark Lockheart wins the jazz musician honour and No Messin' by The Gareth Lockrane Septet wins the jazz album award. Other winners include Jazz Ensemble - The Nigel Price Organ Trio; jazz venue - The Jazz Bar (Edinburgh jazz broadcaster - Alyn Shipton; jazz publication - Jazzwise. The event is hosted by Paul Gambaccini and guests are treated to a live performance by 2009 Jazz Musician of the Year Phil Robson with vocalist Christine Tobin.
Toots And The Maytals play at The O2 ABC, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan release the album Hawk in the UK.
Professor Green plays at The Liquid Room, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
The View play at Room At The Top, Bathgate, Scotland.
Field Music play at The Brudenell Social Club, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.
On their Keep Calm And Play Louder Tour, McFly play at Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, Scotland.
Broken Records release their third album, Weights And Pulleys, on J Sharp Records in the UK.
Joan As Police Woman plays at The Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
On his So - Back To Front Tour, Peter Gabriel plays at The Exhibition Centre, Aberdeen, Scotland.
Ela Orleans launches her new LP, Upper Hell, with a gig at Stereo, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Protomartyr play at Broadcast, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Katie Melua and The Gori Women's Choir play at The Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Singer-songwriter Lucy Spraggan plays at Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
On a European tour in support of their LP Mindfucker, Monster Magnet play at The Garage, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.