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Adam Beyer plays at Caja Magica, Madrid, Spain, Europe.
A federal judge in New York City, USA, dismisses a lawsuit between the estate of Bob Marley and the Universal Music Group without prejudice. The lawsuit had been over rights to key recordings by Marley and alleged underpayment of royalties from digital downloads.
Kasabian play at Yokohama Blitz, Yokohama, Japan.
In a series of irate Tweets, Cyndi Lauper expresses her anger at having had her song True Colors used, without permission, in an online advertisement discrediting Republican US Presidential candidate Mitt Romney. The ad is taken down shortly after.
Rise Against play at The Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Merle Haggard is released from hospital in Macon, Georgia, USA, after being treated for pneumonia.
Yoko Ono attends the Digital Life Design conference at HVB Forum in Munich, Germany, Europe.
M83 play at The O2 Academy, Oxford, UK.
The Black Keys play at Alcatraz, Milan, Italy, Europe.
Feeder play at KOKO, London, England, UK, Europe.
Guns N'Roses play at Terminal 5, New York City, USA.
Songwriter and singer Dory Previn dies, at her home in Southfield, Massachusetts, USA, aged 86.
Adele's Rolling In The Deep becomes the biggest-selling digital song of all time by a woman in the USA - and the second-biggest overall. With 99,000 copies sold in the week ending February 26, Rolling In The Deep's cumulative sales rise to 6.68m, overtaking Lady Gaga's Poker Face [6.62m].
The Drums play at the O2 Academy, Liverpool, UK.
Wilko Johnson plays at Tavastia, Helsinki, Finland, Europe.
Matt Cardle plays at The New Theatre, Oxford, UK.
A study by researchers at The University of Minnesota is published in the Journal Of Broadcast And Electronic Media, claiming to show that listening to rock music, [examples given include Bruce Springsteen and The White Stripes], can make white listeners favour white ethnic groups over other ethnic groups when sharing out funds. White students who were being played Top 40 pop - made by artists such as Gwen Stefani and Akon - distributed the funds more fairly among the other ethnic groups.
Orbital release their first new album in eight years, Wonky, in the UK.
Crosby, Stills And Nash play at The Blues Festival, Byron Bay, Australia, Oceania.
On their Fallen Empires tour, Snow Patrol play the first of two nights at The Fox Oakland Theatre, Oakland, California, USA, supported by Ed Sheeran.
On the North American leg of their I'm With You tour, The Red Hot Chili Peppers play the first of two nights at The Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey, USA.
On their Watch The Throne tour, Jay-Z and Kanye West, play at Telenor Arena, Oslo, Norway, Europe.
Crosby, Stills And Nash play at Meadowbrook U.S. Cellular Pavilion, Gilford, New Hampshire, USA.
Cheryl Cole releases her third album A Million Lights in the UK.
Gallows play at Hotel Street, London, UK.
It is announced that former Queensryche vocalist Geoff Tate has signed a deal with InsideOut Music just days after leaving his old band.
The Gaslight Anthem play at The Bunberry Festival, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
It is announced that Madonna is being sued by VMG Salsoul for copyright infringement, on the grounds that string and horn parts of The Salsoul Orchestra's 1977 song Ooh I Love It [Love Break] were buried in the mix of her hit single Vogue The sample is said to have been purposely buried in the mix to avoid detection and was only detected through the use of sophisticated software analysis.
The soundtrack to pop movie The Sapphires, based on the career of Australian 60s soul quartet The Sapphires, is released by Sony Music in Australia.
Conor Maynard releases his debut album, Contrast, on Parlophone Records in the UK.
Everclear play at The Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On their Maiden England World Tour, Iron Maiden play at The AT + T Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA, supported by Coheed And Cambria.
Two people are killed and eight injured following a lightning strike at a music festival attended by more than 55,000 people in Nagai Park in Osaka, Japan, featuring J-pop acts including Exile and Every Little Thing.
On their first tour together in over twenty years, the surviving members of The Beach Boys play at Gaishi Hall, Nagoya, Japan, Asia.
Puddle of Mudd frontman Wes Scantlin is arrested following an allegedly drunken altercation with a flight attendant during a Jet Blue flight from Boston, Massachusetts, to Los Angeles, California, USA. Scantlin's arrest causes the flight to divert and make a landing in Austin, Texas. Scantlin will counter-claim that he was wrongfully arrested, and that police roughed him up in the process.
Robbie Williams releases a new single, Candy, worldwide excluding the UK.
Ed Sheeran plays at The House Of Blues, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Poetry/music collective Little Machine play at The Manchester Litfest, Manchester, UK.
Neil Young and Crazy Horse play at Austin City Limits, Austin, Texas, USA.
The Jim Jones Revue release a new album, The Savage Heart, in the UK.
Submotion Orchestra play at The Tuesday Club, Sheffield, UK.
P.O.S. releases his fourth solo album, We Don't Even Live Here, in the USA, on Rhymesayers Entertainment.
Alice Cooper plays at The Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth, UK.
Neil Young and Crazy Horse play at The Wells Fargo Centre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Inme play at La Maroquinerie, Paris, France, Europe.
Motorhead play at The Columbia Halle, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
The Official Charts Company releases figures showing that Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen and Fight For This Love by Cheryl Cole have now both sold over a million copies in the UK. They follow Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye featuring Kimbra, as the 2nd and 3rd tracks certified in 2012 for sales over one million.
Trombone Shorty And Orleans Avenue play at The Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
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