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When rapper Fabolous has his credit cards declined at the Eros World Tapas Bar in Atlanta, Georgia, a member of his possee of twenty friends starts a fight with staff.
play at the O2 Academy, Glasgow, Scotland.
Gettin' You Home (The Black Dress Song) by Chris Young is released to radio in the USA by RCA Records.
When Bruce Springsteen
plays in the half-time interval at the Super Bowl XLIII in Tampa, Florida, USA, it marks a special occasion for hard-rockin' guitarist Nils Lofgren
- his first onstage appearance with his new artifical hips. In his younger days, one of Lofgren's signature gimmicks was arriving onstage via a huge leap from a trampoline.
It is announced that Bruce Springsteen
And The E Street Band will headline Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland on July 14, which will be The Boss's first gig with the band in Scotland for 28 years.
On the first leg of their Unleashed tour, Fleetwood Mac
play at Mellon Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Oklahoma State Legislature announces that The Flaming Lips
' song Do You Realize??
has been chosen as the official rock song of the band's home state, Oklahoma, USA. Over 21,000 Oklahomans took part in a state-wide poll to choose the song.
Death Cab For Cutie
begin a tour of the USA with an appearance at the Langerado Festival, Miami, Florida.
After more than a million fans apply for tickets to Michael Jackson
's comeback shows in London, UK, it is announced that a further nine dates will be put on sale.
Anne Wiggins Brown
, the African-American soprano who starred as the original Bess in George Gershwin
's landmark folk opera Porgy and Bess only to see her career limited by racial discrimination, dies aged 96.
plays at Globen, Stockholm, Sweden.
are obliged to turn fans away from a charity gig at Newcastle College Performance Academy, Newcastle, UK, because over 2,500 people have turned up to claim 400 free tickets. The tickets were being given away free in return for a small donation to Britain's No Surrender cancer charity.
releases his first album in five years, Relapse, in the USA, Brazil, Canada, India and Spain. On the same day, the controversial rapper plays a free concert at MotorCity Casino's 1,500-seat Sound Board theater in Detroit, Michigan.
It is reported that The Office of Fair Trading has referred a planned merger of Live Nation
, the world's biggest concert promoter, and ticket-selling giant Ticketmaster to the UK's Competition Commission amid fears it could wipe out rivals and push up prices.
On their comeback tour, Boyzone play to a half-capacity crowd at the Echo Arena, Liverpool, UK.
The North By Northeast
festival begins in Toronto, Canada, with performances by Woodhands, Lioness, The D'Urbervilles and JJ Ipsen. The five-day long event features almost 500 bands in 50 venues.
, a founder member of the Three Degrees, dies in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA, of acute respiratory failure aged 61.
Kiss play at the Marcus Amphitheatre, during the 11-day long Summerfest, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
And The Guilty Women play at Taste Of Downtown, Springfield, Illinois, USA.
is confronted by an aggressive paparazzi photographer as he arrives at his hotel in Los Angeles, California, USA. Timberlake refuses to let the confrontation escalate, keeping his cool by crossing his arms and pushing his fists into his jean pockets as the furious cameraman angrily shouts at him.
play at the Time Warner Cable Amphitheatre, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Famed jazz guitarist Mundell Lowe
finally returns home to Laurel, Mississippi, USA, from which he had run away in 1938 in search of fame. In recognition of his lifetime of musical achievement Lowe is given a key to the city by Mayor Melvin Mack.
Dragonforce and Stone Gods play at the HMV Forum, London.
Cornershop play at Heaven, London, England, UK, Europe.
play at The Red Devil Lounge, San Francisco, California, USA.
plays in the QuikTrip Park, Grand Prairie, Texas, USA.
play at Commons Beach, Tahoe City, California, USA.
release their new single, Crying Lightning
, through the nationwide network of 700 charity shops owned by the British charity Oxfam. Proceeds from the Oxfam sales go towards the charity's international famine relief work.
Grammy-winning jazz singer, pianist and composer Diana Krall
plays the second of two nights in The Mountain Winery, Saratoga, California, USA.
, co-composer of hit sings including Da Doo Ron Ron, Chapel of Love and Be My Baby, dies aged 68 of a heart attack at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York City.
plays in the Memorial Auditorium, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.
play at the Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Africa.
After pleading guilty to drink-driving and careless driving following a concert in July, Wiltshire-based musician Pete Doherty
is fined £2,050 in Gloucester Crown Court, Gloucester, UK, and given an 18-month driving ban. Shortly after, he is arrested and charged with heroin possession