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The Land Of The Rumba, a forty-minute show billed as a 'musical mosaic of South America', is broadcast on BBC Home Service radio in the UK, featuring No. I-Rio de Janeiro with Marcel de Haes, Leonie Zifado and Walford Hyden And His Orchestra.
continue with their summer season at The North Pier Theatre, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
are interviewed at the central London, England, UK, office of their management company NEMS, for broadcast on the BBC's Italian language service prior to their Italian tour.
During a European tour, The Beatles
play at The Palais Des Expositions, Nice, France.
And The Ram Jam Band play at The Pavilion, Southampton, Hampshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Rolling Stones
spend the thirteenth of seventeen days of recording at Olympic Sound Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
At the start of a Japanese tour, 10cc
play the first of three nights at Nakano Sunplaza, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
The Ruts play at The Stateside Centre, Bournemouth, England, UK, Europe.
Victor Bokris interviews Rolling Stones
' vocalist Mick Jagger
over dinner at William Burroughs’ home in The Bowery, New York City, USA. Also in attendance is Andy Warhol.
The Photos and Fashion play at Ruffles Night Club, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, Europe.
play at Kyuden Taiiku-kan, Fukuoka, Japan, Asia.
Pete Shelley of UK punk hitmakers The Buzzcocks
has his solicitors send a legal letter to the other three members of the group dissolving their partnership.
It is revealed, by The Cambridge Evening News, that an upcoming gig by Motorhead
in a 'supertent' at Milton Road in Cambridge, UK, has been cancelled following police objections. Chief Superintendent Maurice Audley explains, 'There would be large groups of people roving about with possible consequences similar to those which have obtained at various sea-side resorts. I don't want to put it any stronger than that.'
West German punk rock band Die Toten Hosen play a secret gig in Erlöserkirche, East Berlin, East Germany, Europe. The gig is organised by Mark Reeder, formerly of Manchester band The Frantic Elevators, who had moved to West Berlin in 1979.
Jazawaki play at The Embassy, Old Bond Street, London, England, UK, Europe.
Diamond Head play at The Sherwood Rooms, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
play at The Polytechnic, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
, supported by Bronz, play the second of two nights at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe.
play at Foundations Forum, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The fifth instalment of Madonna
's series of children's books, Lotsa de Casha, is published in the UK.
The Beautiful South play at Bedgebury Pinetum, Near Goudhurst, Kent, UK.
HMV launches its new HMV Digital Website with an event at The Marquee Club
in Leicester Square, London, England, UK, featuring McFly
and Roger Daltrey
of The Who who have recorded a new version of My Generation specially for the launch.
Ray Davies, leader of The Kinks
, cancels tonight's gig at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, England, UK, citing illness.
remains the top earner among dead celebrities. The next highest musicians on the list are George Harrison
, Johnny Cash
and Irving Berlin
, all tied at eighth place with earnings of $7m each.
It is announced by Forbes magazine that, having earned $45m in the last year,
, currently on tour in Australia, Oceania
, phones in a bid of $133,075 to buy a gown by her friend the late designer Alexander McQueen
at a sale hosted by fashion collector Guinness at Christie's auction house in South Kensington, London, England, UK, Europe. Proceeds from the auction are to benefit the Isabella Blow Foundation, created in memory of the late fashion editor who committed suicide after a long battle of depression.
Acclaimed and successful novelist, playwright and singer-songwriter Charlotte Greig
(aka Charlotte Williams) dies aged sixty, by committing suicide
, nine months after being diagnosed with cancer.
play at Audio, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
plays at The City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds, England, UK.
play at The Chelsea Theater At The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
plays at Palau San Jordi, Barcelona, Spain, Europe.
During the second North American leg of their Not In This Lieftime
tour, Guns N'Roses
play at Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA, supported by Live. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses
line-up members Axl Rose, Slash
and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
Pete Tong And The Heritage Orchestra present Ibiza Classics at The O2, London, England, UK, Europe, for the second of two nights.