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Ramon And Jessica play at The Hotel Utah Saloon, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Airborne Toxic Event play at Webster Hall, New York City, USA.
Calexico play at The El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Stonethief play at The 100 Club, London, UK.
Emancipator play at The Bottom Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Little Barrie, Wolf Alice, Drenge, Temples, LULS, This Many Boyfriends and Nadine Shah play in The XFM X-Posure All Dayer at The Barfly, London, England, UK, Europe.
Niki And The Dove and Vacationer play at The University of California, Riverside, California, USA.
Frightened Rabbit play at The Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth, UK.
Wampire, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Foxygen play at The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
Keb' Mo' plays at The Wurtele Thrust Stage, Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Electronic musician Banco De Gaia releases a new album, Apollo, on Disco Gecko Recordings in the UK.
Fleetwood Mac play at The KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
Ben Watt, best known as one half of Everything But The Girl, releases Hendra, his first solo album in thirty years, on Unmade Road through Caroline International, in the UK.
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Alessi's Ark releases the LP The Still Life on Bella Union Records in the UK.
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It is announced that Dropkick Murphys have raised $65,000 in just fifteen hours for people affected by the recent Boston Marathon bombings by selling a new "For Boston" t-shirt on their website.
Taylor Swift spends some of the day working out at the Tracy Anderson Studio in Studio City, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Police in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, release a statement saying that recently deceased rapper Chris Kelly of the '90s group Kris Kross died from an overdose of cocaine and heroin.
On tour in support of their fourth LP Heart Of Nowhere, Noah And The Whale play the second show of their Month Of Sundays Residency at The Palace Theatre, London, UK.
Blues and jazz vocalist Kevin Mahogany plays at Castello Di Grumello, Grumello, Italy, Europe.
Future US President Donald Trump declares country singer Trace Adkins the winner of reality tv show The Celebrity Apprentice on NBC-tv in the USA. Adkins had sung Honky Tonk Badonkadonk during the episode.
A commemorative blue plaque, financed by actor Roger Moore, is unveiled outside Aston House on New Road in Llanelli, Wales, UK, Europe, where popular singer Dorothy Squires and her family had taken up residence when she was fifteen.
Mark Knopfler plays at The BIC, Bournemouth, UK.
James headline the last day of the three-day long Bearded Theory Festival at Catton Hall, Walton Upon Trent, Derbyshire, UK. Also appearing are The Buzzcocks, Misty In Roots, The Beat and others.
Peter Frampton begins his Guitar Circus tour with a show at The Ryman, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The show features guest artists Robert Cray, Steve Cropper and Vince Gill. Other guests at later shows in the tour will include B.B. King, Don Felder, Rick Derringer, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Steve Lukather, Sonny Landreth, David Hidalgo Mike McCready and Roger McGuinn.
Kodaline play at The Hard Rock Cafe, Manchester, UK, as part of Absolute Radio presents The Road to Hard Rock Calling.
On their Live And Loud tour, Rascal Flatts play at The Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre, Jones Beach, New York State, USA.
On their Live And Loud tour, Rascal Flatts play at Aaron's Amphitheatre, Lakewood, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Metallica make a surprise appearance in an afternoon slot at The Orion Music And More Festival, Belle Isle Park, Detroit, Michigan, USA. The band listed to appear, Dehaan, did not exist and, instead Metallica treat the assembled throng to a note-for-note rendition of their classic 1983 Kill 'Em All debut album. Other artists appearing on the day include Drop Kick Murphys, Death Grips, Tomahawk and Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Dave Haywood and Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum compete in a Ping Pong And Songs event during CMA Fest to benefit the LadyAID Fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Music City Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Slayer play at Gran Teatro Geox, Padua, Italy, Europe.
The three-day long Download Festival comes to an end at Donington Park, UK. Headliners on this last day are Rammstein, plus Thirty Seconds To Mars, The Gaslight Anthem, Stone Sour, Limp Bizkit, Satyricon, Airbourne, Ghostg, Hellyeah and others.
Mark Knopfler plays at Las Ventas Bullring, Madrid, Spain, Europe.
On The Wall Tour 2013, Roger Waters plays at Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy, Europe.
When Fall Out Boy play at The Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York City, USA, they are joined on drums by Marky Ramone for cover versions of The Ramones' classics I Wanna Be Sedated and Blitzkrieg Bop.
Katy Perry scores her fourth No1 single in the UK when Roar hits the top spot in the Official Singles Chart, on sales of 179,500 copies in the preceding seven days.
On the Superstars Of Soul nostalgia tour, Ben E. King and Jimmy James And The Vagabonds play at The Playhouse Theatre, Harlow, UK.
Ringo Starr, former drummer of The Beatles, is presented with the French Medal of Honor, being appointed a Commander of France's Order of Arts and Letters in a ceremony held outside the Oceanographic Museum in Monaco, France, Europe.
On their Live And Loud tour, Rascal Flatts, supported by The Band Perry and Cassadee Pope, play at The Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
Furthur play at The Pearl Concert Theater, Palms Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Kathryn Williams plays at Greystones, Sheffield, UK.
On his All The Hits All Night Long tour, Lionel Richie plays at Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Cult play at The O2 Academy, Liverpool, UK.
Birdy plays at The Forum, London, UK.
Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran go trailwalking in Franklin Canyon, Los Angeles, California, USA, with Taylor's bodyguard in tow.
Classical and experimental cellist Oliver Coates releases his debut album, Towards The Blessed Islands, on PRAH Records in the UK.
Kim Wilde releases a new album, Wilde Winter Songbook, on Wildeflower Records.
Bastille play at The Sokol Auditorium, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
Black Veil Brides play at Manchester Academy, Manchester, UK.
The Prodigy plays a special New Year's Eve gig at The O2, London, UK.