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Weezer play the first of two nights at The Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The funeral of singer-songwriter Gerry Rafferty takes place at St Mirin's Cathedral in his home town of Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland. About 400 people attend the Requiem Mass, including The Proclaimers, Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond and artist John Byrne. Best known for his hit single Baker Street, Rafferty died two weeks earlier at the age of 63.
On their A Thousand Suns tour, Linkin Park play at The Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Jayhawks play the first of two nights at The Vic Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On their A Thousand Suns tour, Linkin Park play at The Wells Fargo Centre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
It is confirmed that Aberdeen Football Club bosses have won an out of court settlement following a six-year compensation fight against London-based Marshall Arts Ltd, the promoter behind an Elton John sell-out show which wrecked the club's Pittodrie pitch.
The Original Rabbit Foot Spasm Band release their second album, Year Of The Rabbit, in the UK on Rabbit Jazz Records.
Band Of Horses play at De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, UK, supported by The Goldheart Assembly.
Murderdolls play at The ABC, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
David Cassidy plays the second of three nights at The Holland Performing Arts Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA, with The Omaha Symphony Orchestra.
Fingerstyle guitarist Andy McKee plays at The Glee Club, Birmingham, UK.
Mogwai, supported by The Twilight Sad, play at The Institute, Birmingham, UK.
LCD Soundsystem play at The Teatro Caupolican, Santiago, Chile, South America.
On her Monster Ball tour, Lady Gaga plays at Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA.
Eric Clapton plays at The HP Pavilion, San Jose, California, USA.
Former 60s pop idol Wayne Fontana is handcuffed and arrested by police for failing to appear in court in Wakefield, Yorkshire, over an alleged unpaid speeding fine, just minutes before he is due on stage at The Palace Theatre, Manchester, UK, as part of The Solid Silver 60s nostalgia package tour.
Soul jazz, hard bop and jazz blues guitarist Melvin Sparks dies aged 64, having suffered from diabetes and high blood pressure, at his home in Mount Vernon, New York State, USA.
Chris Brown releases a new album, F.A.M.E., in the USA.
Rapper Rick Ross is arrested for marijuana possession in a hotel room in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA.
Britney Spears releases her seventh album, Femme Fatale, in the United Kingdom, Greece, Hong King, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, South Africa and Brazil.
Saxon play at The Fuzz Club, Athens, Greece, Europe.
On his Doowops And Hooligans tour Bruno Mars plays at The Putra World Trade Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Asia.
Health And Beauty, Nat Baldwin and The Dan Mohr Trio play at The Empty Bottle, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On the I Am Still Music Tour, Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj play at Meadowlands, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
Rush begin the European leg of their Time Machine tour with a show at Hartwall Arena, Helsinki, Finland, Europe.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays the first of two nights at Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
On her Black Star tour, Avril Lavigne plays at Kartika Expo Centre, Jakarta, Indonesia, Asia.
When Alice Cooper plays at the 100 Club in London, England, UK, Europe, he is joined onstage by Johnny Depp.
Ben Harper plays at The Vic Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ed Sheeran plays the first of three nights at The Waterfront, Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK, Europe. During these shows, he plays with a full backing band, but does not find the experience enjoyable so resorts to his solo show, using just one guitar and a loop station, soon after.
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Liverpudlian singer-songwriter Delta Maid plays at The Larmer Tree Festival, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK.
On their Bon Jovi Live 2011 tour, Bon Jovi play at The Olympic Stadium, Barcelona, Spain, Europe.
Dolly Parton plays at The Rosemont Theater, Rosemont, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Snoop Dogg plays at The House Of Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Paul Simon plays at The Greek Theatre, Berkeley, California, USA.
Trevor Hall plays at The Fort, Durango, Colorado, USA, with special guest Cas Haley.
On his Doowops And Hooligans tour Bruno Mars plays at The O2 Apollo, Manchester, UK.
Bob Dylan and Mark Knopfler play at the PalaLottomatica, Rome, Italy, Europe.
Popa Chubby plays at Z7, Pratteln, Switzerland, Europe.
Louise Mensch, MP for Corby, Northamptonshire, UK, Tweets that she has proposed Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page for a knighthood in the next Honours list. The MP is married to Peter Mensch, manager of artists including Metallica, Muse and Snow Patrol.
Charli XCX releases a new single, Nuclear Seasons, on This Is Music Records.
After the last performance of Satyagraha by Philip Glass at Lincoln Center, New York City, USA, Lou Reed speaks to crowds of Occupy Wall Street Supporters, telling them, "I want to occupy Wall Street. I support it in each and every way. I'm proud to be part of this."
On his Welcome 2 tour Prince plays at The John Labatt Centre, London, Ontario, Canada.
it is announced that Madonna has signed a new $3m deal to release her next three albums through Interscope Records, in collaboration with Live Nation.
dEUS play at Beestenmarkt, Leiden, Holland, Europe.
Arctic Monkeys play at Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London, England, UK.
Thursday play at The Starland Ballroom, Sayreville, New Jersey, USA.