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The Hives play at The Tivoli, Brisbane, Australia.
The Cribs play at The Zoo, Brisbane, Australia.
Lemmy Kilmister of Motorhead launches a range of Motorheadphones at The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Claude Nobs, founder of The Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, dies aged 76 in Lausanne, Switzerland, Europe. Nobs had suffered an accident while nordic skiing in Switzerland and fell into a coma from which he did not recover. (Nobs is immortalised by a mention in the lyric of the Deep Purple song Smoke On The Water)
Keane play at The Warfield, San Francisco, California, USA.
Tom Robinson plays at The Tabernacle, Notting Hill, London, UK.
The Airborne Toxic Event play at Webster Hall, New York City, USA.
Downtown by Lady Antebellum is released to radio in the USA by Capitol Records.
Matthew E. White plays at The Lexington, London, UK.
Vintage Trouble play at The Cafe du Nord, San Francisco, California, USA.
Folk and rock guitar virtuoso Richard Thompson plays at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, England, UK, Europe.
Australian indie quartet ME release their debut LP, Even The Odd Ones Out on Lizard King Records.
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The Alabama Shakes play at The Fox Theatre, Oakland, California, USA.
Wampire, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Foxygen play at Club Dada, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Eric Clapton And The Wallflowers play at The US Airways Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
On their Changed tour, Rascal Flatts play at The Hope Estate Winery, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia.
Ghost play at Brixton Academy, London, UK.
Eric Clapton And The Wallflowers play in The Arena At Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia, USA.
Bastille play at Mandela Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.
Furthur play the fifth of nine nights at The Capitol Theater, Port Chester, New York State, USA.
Blues guitarist Danny Bryant releases a new album, Hurricane, in the UK.
The Lurrie Bell Blues Band plays at B.L.U.E.S., Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Steve Hyams, a singer and guitarist best-known for his brief association with Mott The Hoople, dies in Kingston Upon Thames, UK. Hyams also worked with Fleetwood Mac, Spooky Tooth and Ian Dury And The Blockheads.
Adam Levine [Maroon 5] is given the 2013 Presidents Award at BMI's 61st Annual Pop Awards in Beverly Hills, California, USA.
San Francisco-based musician and video artist Jack Conte [one half of Pomplamoose] delivers a master class on online music-making, via Google Hangout, to students at The University of Northampton, Northampton, UK. Conte makes his music in his home studio, with no labels, no publishing companies and no intermediaries. His recent DaftPunkSkrillex remix received over 2m views in just two weeks.
Time by Rod Stewart reaches No1 in the Official UK albums chart. This gives him his first No1 studio album in nearly forty years, setting a new British record for the longest gap between chart topping albums.
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.
Carmel plays at Galery, Pratteln, Switzerland, Europe.
George Benson plays at The Chicago, Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On her Set The World On Fire Tour, Alicia Keys plays at Le Dome, Marseille, France, Europe.
Bastille release Pompeii, the fourth single from their debut studio album Bad Blood, on Virgin Records in the USA.
MS MR play at The Haunt, Brighton, UK.
Bruno Mars and Ellie Goulding play at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
On The Wall Tour 2013, Roger Waters plays the second of two nights at Telenor Arena, Baerum, Norway, Europe.
On their Live And Loud tour, Rascal Flatts, supported by The Band Perry and Cassadee Pope, play at The Tyson Events Center, Sioux City, Iowa, USA.
Naughty Boy releases his debut album Hotel Cabana in three European territories, Germany, Ireland and Spain.
Carlos Santana, Andre Agassi and the House of Blues staff visit the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, to donate more than 200 guitars to music students.
On his Old Ideas Tour, Leonard Cohen plays at The Ahoy, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Europe.
Bloodshot Bill plays at Blue Blues, Okayama, Japan, Asia.
Lou Reed attends John Varvatos Presents Transformer By Lou Reed And Mick Rock in New York City, USA.
Miley Cyrus releases her fourth album, Bangerz, in the USA.
Lady and Nathan Watson play at The Jazz Cafe, Camden, London, UK.
Katy Perry, Ellie Goulding, Sara Bareilles, Tegan And Sara and Kacey Musgraves play at Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California, USA.
When Chuck Berry plays at Finlandia-talo, Helsinki, Finland, Europe, his performance is well-below his usual standard because the octogenarian rocker is suffering from a bad cold. He takes the trouble to apologise to the crowd for his singing. The show's promoter will end up regretting having booked Berry when, two years later, he is made to refund 50% of the ticket sales by Finland's Consumer Disputes Board for putting on a concert at which an artist's performance was well below what the audience reasonably expected.
In advance of a concert at which Van Morrison is to be awarded The Freedom Of Belfast, his company issues a statement defending the
Flux Pavilion plays at The Forum, London, UK.
Boyband Union J play at The Brighton Centre, Brighton, UK.
Boyband Union J play a matinee and an evening show at Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London, UK.