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The Jimmy Burns band plays at Kingston Mines, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On his 50th Anniversary tour, top British guitarist, singer and recording artist Joe Brown plays at The Tivoli, Wimbourne, UK.
On his 50th Anniversary tour, top British guitarist, singer and recording artist Joe Brown plays at The Tivoli, Wimborne, Dorset, England, UK.
The film I'm Not There, directed by Todd Haynes, goes on general release in Austria. In the film, which claims to be 'Inspired by the music and the many lives of Bob Dylan', six different actors depict separate facets of Dylan's life and public persona. Dylan himself does not appear.
Jazz flute, clarinet, alto sax and baritone sax player Prince Lasha dies in Oakland, California, USA. Although revered by his contemporaries, Prince Lasha never found wide public acceptance.
David 'Honeyboy' Edwards releases a new LP, Roamin' And Ramblin', on Earwig Records in the USA. It will be nominated as Traditional Blues Album Of The Year 2009 in the Blues Music Awards.
Sara Bareilles performs Love Song on NBC-tv's The Today Show in the USA.
The film I'm Not There, directed by Todd Haynes, goes on general release in Germany, Europe. In the film, which claims to be 'Inspired by the music and the many lives of Bob Dylan', six different actors depict separate facets of Dylan's life and public persona. Dylan himself does not appear.
Bob Dylan plays at Arena Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico.
Janet Jackson, sister of Michael Jackson, appears on US tv's Ellen DeGeneres show.
Bob Dylan plays the second of two nights at Via Funchal, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America.
Duffy releases Mercy, the second single from her album Rockferry, as a CD in Europe.
Bob Dylan plays at Orfeo Superdomo, Cordoba, Argentina, South America.
Michael Jackson refinances his Neverland ranch in Los Angeles, California, USA, to the tune of $25m, to save it from being auctioned off to pay for his debts.
Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis attends the City Of Culture event in Liverpool, England, UK, where he receives a lifetime achievement award for his contributions to tourism in Britain.
Seth Lakeman plays at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK, supported by Ruarri Joseph.
The film I'm Not There, directed by Todd Haynes, goes on general release in Japan, Asia. In the film, which claims to be 'Inspired by the music and the many lives of Bob Dylan', six different actors depict separate facets of Dylan's life and public persona. Dylan himself does not appear.
Lionel Richie plays an exclusive concert for 300 invited guests at the launch of a new luxury real estate development on the island of Nurai, Abu-Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Africa.
UK singer-songwriter Beth Rowley releases her first full studio album, Little Dreamer, on Blue Thumb Records in the UK.
Heathers release their debut album, Here, Not There, in the UK.
Tim McGraw plays in Tinley Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bob Dylan plays at the Arena Fyn, Odense, Denmark, Europe.
Bob Dylan plays at the CEZ Arena, Ostrava, Czech Republic.
Faith Petric is among the artists appearing at a Family Concert at the SF Free Folk Festival, San Francisco, California, USA.
Bob Dylan plays at Feria de Muestras, Zaragoza, Spain.
Chicago and The Doobie Brothers play at The Charter One Pavilion, Northerly Island, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Much-respected blues guitarist, Chris Holzhaus, dies in Mico, Texas, USA. Holzhaus worked with his own band as well as with Doug Sahm, Augie Meyers and Delbert McClinton.
Jazz saxophonist Johnny Griffin dies aged 80 of a heart attack in Mauprevoir, near Availles-Limouzine, France, Europe.
Coldplay make an appeal to 'Wikipedia enthusiasts' via a posting on their website, in an effort to have inaccuracies in the Wikipedia entry on the band corrected.
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Jazz vocalist Madeline Eastman releases the live album Can You Hear Me Now? in the USA.
The three-day-long Lollapalooza Festival comes to an end at Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Acts appearing on this day include Kanye West, Gnarls Barkley, Nine Inch Nails and The National.
Noah And The Whale re-release their debut single 5 Years Time on Mercury/Vertigo Records in the UK. It did not chart on first release in 2007, but the re-issue will peak at No7.
Bob Dylan plays at the MGM Grand Theatre at Foxwoods, Mashantucket, Connecticut, USA.
Following the recent banning of Pete Doherty's band Babyshambles from headlining the Moonfest Festival in Westbury, Wiltshire, UK, this year's event is cancelled by the organisers.
The Chicago Jazz Festival 2008, a four-day event, comes to an end in Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Artists appearing over the course of the event include Sonny Rollins, Ornette Coleman, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Eddie Palmieri, Kenny Burrell and Gerald Wilson.
Bob Dylan plays at the Hard Rock Hotel And Casino Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Country music singer and songwriter Charlie Walker dies aged 81, of colon cancer in Hendersonville, Tennessee, USA.
Midge Ure releases a new album entitled Ten, featuring his interpretations of his favourite songs written by other songwriters.
Jeff Loomis, guitarist of Nevermore, releases his first solo LP, Zero Order Phase, on Century Media in the USA.
The Tubes play at The Hemmens Cultural Center, Elgin, near Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Lady Gaga releases her debut album, The Fame, on Interscope Records in Italy.
Wiltshire-based duo Morales Watts play in the Theatre Royal, Winchester, UK, as support to Cara Dillon.
Bob Dylan plays at the MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Mitch Mitchell, best-remembered as the drummer for the Jimi Hendrix Experience, dies of natural causes in a room at The Benson Hotel in Portland, Oregon, USA.
Sigur Ros play the second of two nights at Alexandra Palace, London, England, UK, Europe.
While celebrating their 25th anniversary as a band, Camper Van Beethoven play the second of two nights at The Abbey Pub, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Celine Dion plays at The United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
A fire in a neighbouring Indian restaurant spreads to music venue The Liquid Room in Edinburgh, Scotland, damaging the property so extensively that it has to shut for at least one year.
Dr Manhattan play at Metro, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Jimmy Burns Band plays at Kingston Mines, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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