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The movie Burlesque starring Cher and Christina Aguilera opens in Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and Ukraine.
Rapper Juelz Santana is arrested in New Jersey, USA, on four counts of narcotic and weapon offenses.
The movie Burlesque starring Cher and Christina Aguilera opens in Chile, Croatia, the Czech republic, Greece, Hungary, Israel and Slovenia.
Gary Moore, the Irish guitarist best-remembered for his membership of Thin Lizzy, is found dead in a hotel room during a holiday in Kempinski, on the Costa del Sol, Spain, Europe, aged 58. Tests subsequently establish that he suffered a heart attack after a massive alcohol binge.
On their Bon Jovi Live 2011 tour, Bon Jovi play the second of two nights at The Consol Energy Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Jil Is Lucky release the album Jil Is Lucky on Roy Music in the UK.
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On her Monster Ball tour, Lady Gaga plays at The American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Bono of U2 is in Washington DC, USA, taking part in talks about the preservation of federal aid for Africa.
Lil Wayne begins his I Am Still Music Tour at The Dunkin' Donuts Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA. Also on the bill is Nicki Minaj.
Elton John, with Leon Russell as a guest performer, plays at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
Rumer plays at Colston Hall, Bristol, UK.
OMD [Orchestral Manoeuvres In the Dark] play at The Fox Theatre, Oakland, California, USA.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays in The Trent FM Arena, Nottingham, UK.
On their World Contamination Tour, My Chemical Romance play at Edmonton Events Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
On their Come Around Sundown tour, Kings Of Leon play at the BOK Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.
On their Final Frontier World Tour, Iron Maiden play in Estadio Velez Sarsfield, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
Jamiroquai play at The O2 World, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
Jeff Tweedy of Wilco plays a solo concert at The Vic Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Katy Perry visits her husband Russell Brand on the set of his upcoming movie Rock Of Ages in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
Jon Bon Jovi and Jimmy Buffett attend the Police Foundation gala in New York City, USA.
During her Loud Tour, Rihanna plays the second of two nights at The Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Canada.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays in The Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, Maryland, USA.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays in the Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
On their Come Around Sundown tour, Kings Of Leon play at Roskilde Festival, Roskilde Showgrounds, Roskilde, Denmark, Europe.
On their Bon Jovi Live 2011 tour, Bon Jovi play at The Turk Telekom Arena, Istanbul, Turkey, Europe.
The three-day-long Lollapalooza Festival continues at Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Acts appearing on this day include Cee Lo Green, Eminem, Lykke Li and Beirut.
Rapper Machine Gun Kelly is arrested after organizing a flash mob which brings hundreds of screaming fans to South Park Mall, Strongsville, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
The Hold Steady play at Metro, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Echoes by Will Young reaches No1 in the UK Albums Chart.
On the European leg of his Symphonica - The Orchestral Tour, George Michael plays the second of three nights at Boxen Arena, Herning, Denmark.
During her Loud Tour, Rihanna plays at Nilson Nelson Gymnasium, Brasilia, Brazil, South America.
The Vibrators play at The Ultra Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Michael Edward 'Mikey' Welsh, best-known as the former bassist of Weezer, makes a post on Twitter stating, "dreamt i died in chicago next weekend [heart attack in my sleep]. need to write my will today". This was then followed by "correction - the weekend after next". Eerily, he will be found dead on October 8, in a room at The Raffaello Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA, from a suspected drug overdose leading to a heart attack. Welsh was aged 40.
Jimmy Buffett attends the opening of the Margaritaville Casino at The Flamingo, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. At the event, Guinness World Records certifies the 8,500 gallon 'Lucky Rita' as the largest margarita ever made.
Immediately after take-offf on a flight from Ft. Lauderdale to Memphis, Tennessee, USA, rapper Rick Ross loses consciousness. The plane makes an emergency landing and Ross is hospitalised.
Yngwie Malmsteen plays at The Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
On her Femme Fatale tour, Britney Spears plays the first of two nights at The O2, London, UK.
Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood play at Hokkaido Prefectural Sports Center, Sapporo, Japan, Asia.
Joao Kouyoumdjian, acclaimed as 'one of the most extraordinary Brazilian guitarists of his generation' plays in Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA. The event is presented and co-sponsored by the Consulate General of Brazil in New York and consists of a solo guitar recital featuring traditional Brazilian repertoire plus premiers of pieces by Brazilian composers Raimundo Penaforte and Ricardo Calderoni.
Demi Lovato plays at The Rosemont Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers play at The Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany, Europe.
Amy Winehouse releases the posthumous album, Lioness: Hidden Treasures, in the USA. The album, which features unreleased tracks and demos, is released in aid of the Amy Winehouse Foundation.
On their Made In Germany tour, Rammstein play the first of two nights at The Festhalle, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
Morrissey plays at Plaza Condesa, Mexico City, Mexico.
The Beach Boys announce that they will reunite for a global 50th Anniversary Celebration in 2012, with a line up comprising Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston and David Marks. Projects will include a new studio album and a tour.
Klinik play at Capitol, Hanover, Germany, Europe.
The Zac Brown Band plays at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Umphrey's McGee play at The Pageant, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. [During the day, they also play an in-store show at Vintage Vinyl in St. Louis].