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Aerosmith postpone an upcoming concert in Venezuela, South America, when guitarist Joe Perry fractures his knee in a fall during rehearsals.
Britney Spears is reported to be in the process of moving out of Los Angeles, California, USA, to a new $8.9m home.
Mike Skinner of The Streets is treated by paramedics during a concert at the Corn Exchange, Cambridge, UK, after he is injured during a crowdsurfing incident.
Paul Carrack plays at Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa, England, UK, Europe.
Sifiso Mlanga, Julius Xowa and Mbuti Mabe, the three men accused of killing South African reggae star Lucky Dube, enter not guilty pleas when their trial opens in Johannesburg High Court.
Darius Rucker is awarded a gold single by the R.I.A.A. in the USA for Don't Think I Don't Think About It.
Bruce Springsteen's album Working On A Dream debuts at No1 in the Billboard charts in the USA with 224,000 first-week sales.
On the NME Shockwaves Tour, Florence And The Machine play at The O2 Academy, Birmingham, UK.
James Blunt plays at the Intercontinental Hotel Gardens, Muscat, Oman, Africa.
Lawyer Donald Etra announces that r'n'b singer Rihanna is prepared to testify in court against her former boyfriend Chris Brown, following an incident in which he allegedly assaulted her at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, USA, a month earlier.
Smokey Robinson, the singer, songwriter and founder of Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, is presented with the AMEE Award in Sound Recordings for his contribution to music at the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) Awards in Los Angeles.
Qué Bonita Bandera by Puerto Rican singer, trovador, and composer Ramito, is played as part of the wake-up call for Space Shuttle Mission STS-119, in honor of Mission Specialist Joe Acaba, whose ancestry is Puerto Rican.
Actress singer Lindsay Lohan notches up her third car accident of the month when a Maserati, in which she is a passenger, hits a Subaru damaging its left front bumper in Glendale, California.
Rapper NAS-D dies at Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, after being pulled from a fire at his apartment with second and third-degree burns over 97 per cent of his body.
It is reported that Nonesuch Records has signed Providence, Rhode Island-based trio The Low Anthem, who will re-release their first album, Oh My God, Charlie Darwin, through the label in June.
Doves release their fourth album, Kingdom Of Rust, in the UK.
George Harrison of The Beatles gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1750 Vine Street, next to former bandmate John Lennon's star. Appropriately, because Capitol Records was The Beatles American record label, both stars are located in front of the Capitol Records building.
On the second leg of their Unleashed tour, Fleetwood Mac play at the Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
When Jeff Beck plays at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles, California, USA, he is unexpectedly joined on stage by his band's former vocalist, Rod Stewart, for two songs.
Bob Dylan plays at Cardiff International Arena, Cardiff, Wales, UK.
Bob Dylan releases his thirty-third album, Together Through Life, in the USA on Sony Music/Columbia Records.
Guitarist, vocalist, producer and composer Stephen Bruton, dies aged 60 of complications arising from throat cancer, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Pete Townshend of The Who, wins awards at the annual BMI Film And Television Awards in the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles,California, USA, for his work on the tv shows CSI, CSI Miami and CSI New York.
Phish play at Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts.
New York City's legendary Madison Square Garden announces a $500 million renovation and expansion that is projected to be completed in three years.
Sir Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones joins a campaign to save The Granada Cinema, Walthamstow, London, UK, where The Beatles, Stones, Kinks and Who played in the 1960s.
The 30th International Montreal Jazz Festival, one of the largest and most respected music festivals in the world, begins in Montreal, Quebec, canada, and will run until July 12. The festival is opened with a free outdoor concert by Stevie Wonder on the General Motors stage.
Jackson Browne plays at the Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier of Place des Arts during the Montreal International Jazz Festival, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Florence And the Machine play in the Red Bull tent at the Oxegen Festival in Ireland, Europe. Also in the tent on this day are Mikki Dee And Mystro, Onra, Of Montreal, Casio Kids, Telepathe, Goldielocks, R.S.A.G. and Ruairi Donohue.
Crue-Fest 2 sets off with a gig in Camden, New Jersey, USA, headlined by Motley Crue with Godsmack, Theory of a Dead Man, Drowning Pool and the Charm City Devils.
The Beastie Boys cancel their appearance at the All Points West festival in Liberty State Park, New Jersey, USA, because band member Adam Yauch (MCA) has been diagnosed with cancer.
Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at The Estadio Jos' Zorrilla, Valladolid, Spain, Europe.
The four-day-long Lollapalooza Festival continues at Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Acts appearing today include Depeche Mode, Fleet Foxes, Bon Iver and The Gaslight Anthem.
Pearl Jam begin an international tour with an appearance at the V Fest in Calgary, Canada.
Arctic Monkeys release their third album, Humbug, on Domino Records in the UK.
Zakir Hussain, Bela Fleck and Edgar Meyer release the album Melody Of Rhythm in the USA.
In the Classic Legends of Rock tour, The Strawbs, Wishbone Ash and Focus play at the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, UK.
Robbie Williams begins rehearsals in London with producer Trevor Horn for his upcoming BBC Electric Proms show at Chalk Farm, London.
Following the unexpected death of Steven Gately of Boyzone on the Spanish island of Majorca, the other members of the band fly to the island.
On their Stuck Inside Utopia tour, The Black Crowes plays at The Riviera Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry plays a solo show at The House of Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The chart-topping album Crazy Love by Grammy and Juno Award-winning jazz vocalist Michael Buble is awarded a platinum disc in the USA by the R.I.A.A.
The xx play at the Bottom Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bad Manners, The Rude Girls and Max Splodge play at the 12 Bar, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Florence And The Machine play a sold-out gig at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland.
Mew play at Metro, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
After pleading guilty to drink-driving and careless driving following a concert in July, Pete Doherty of Babyshambles 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.