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Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland releases her solo debut album, That Girl, on Mercury Nashville Records in the USA. The album is produced by Rick Rubin.
When Keith Urban plays at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, he is joined onstage by Eric Church (for Raise 'Em Up) and Peter Frampton (for The Beatles' song Get Back).
Billy Joel plays at The PNC Arena, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
Dream Theater play at The Saarlandhalle, Saarbrücken, Germany, Europe.
Touring in support of her album Welcome Back Colour, Danish singer-songwriter Tina Dico plays at The Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, UK.
Jazz drummer Ralph Penland dies aged 61, due to complications from a stroke, in Los Angeles, California, USA. In an acclaimed career he worked with Freddie Hubbard, Dianne Reeves, Nancy Wilson, Carmen Lundy, Etta James and k.d. lang to name but a few.
Belinda Carlisle appears on BBC tv show Breakfast, live from Media City, Salford Quays, Manchester, UK, to promote a new compilation LP and an upcoming tour.
David Crosby plays the second of two nights at The Barns At Wolftrap Vienna, Virginia, USA.
Status Quo play at Eventim Apollo, London, England, UK.
The Vamps release their third single, Last Night, on Mercury Records in the UK. It will peak at No2 in the Official Singles Chart.
The Mavericks play at The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
Dan Croll plays at The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
A posthumous Michael Jackson compilation album, Xscape is released in Mexico, Central America. The album consists of recordings made by Jackson before his death, which have been 'contemporised' by several world-renowned producers.
Manchester Orchestra play at The House Of Blues, Orlando, Florida, USA.
Erykah Badu performs Happy Birthday at the 46th Birthday Celebrations for King Mswati III of Swaziland, a man described by the Human Rights Foundation as a "corrupt tyrant". The incident takes place at a stadium concert in Swaziland, Africa, during which Badu also presents the king with a gifts, including "a special stone which she said would uplift His Majesty's spirits when he was feeling down".
Play It Again by Luke Bryant begins a nine-week run at No1 on the Billboard country singles chart in the USA.
We Are Scientists play at The Larimer Lounge, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Florrie plays at The 100 Club, London, England, UK.
Summer by Calvin Harris enters the Official UK Top 75 Singles chart at No1.
Bombay Bicycle Club, Bonobo, Wolfmother, Ingrid Michaelson, and others play at The Hangour Music Festival, Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA.
Chuck Loeb, Peter Erskine, Janek Gwizdala and Matt King play at The Cotton Club, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Avenged Sevenfold headline the first day of the Download Festival in the UK. Other acts appearing include Radkey, Royal Blood and Rob Zombie.
A Heritage Foundation Blue Plaque in honour of Brian Epstein, manager of The Beatles, is placed at Sutherland House, Argyll Street, London, UK.
Mogwai play at Villa Arconati, Bollate, Italy, Europe.
Midge Ure releases Fragile, his first new album in over a decade, on Hypertension Music in the UK.
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The Ben Folds Five performs live with The Royal Northern Sinfonia at Colston Hall, Bristol, UK.
D-A-D play at Rockharz 2014, Flugplatz Asmusstedt, Ballenstedt, Germany, Europe.
Jazz saxophonist Warren Hill plays at The Three Caves, Huntsville, Alabama, USA.
On his All The Hits All Night Long tour, Lionel Richie plays the first of two nights at Wolf Trap, Vienna, Virginia, USA.
Tim McGraw plays at Cheyenne Frontier Days, Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA.
Ben Howard plays at The Palais Theatre, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Ben Howard plays at The Enmore Theatre, Sydney, Australia.
Bad Religion, Twisted Sister, Slayer, Alestorm, Bat Sabbath, Beheading of a King, Body Count, Cynic, Death Angel, Epica, Exodus, Fucked Up, Gideon, GrimSkunk, Hatebreed, Lamb of God, Nashville Pussy, Nepentes, Stick to Your Guns, Sworn In, Symphony X, The Motorleague, Truckfighters, Unearth and We Came As Romans play on the second day of Heavy MTL 2014, Parc Jean-Drapeau, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Lykke Li plays at The Observatory, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Against Me! play at Kulturzentrum Lagerhaus, Bremen, Germany, Europe.
Landlady and Man Man play at The Chapel, San Francisco, California, USA.
Arcade Fire play the last of three nights at The Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
Richard Thompson plays at Buxton Opera House, Buxton, Derbyshire, UK.
Bob Dylan plays at The Tivoli, Brisbane, Australia, Oceania.
During the fourth leg of her Piece Of Me residency, Britney Spears plays at The Planet Hollywood Theater Of The Performing Arts, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Invader Girl releases the official video for the song Starting Fires.
Art Garfunkel plays at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, England, UK.
Switchfoot play at Roone Arledge Auditorium, Columbia University, New York City, USA.
Nick Jonas releases his second solo album, Nick Jonas, on Island Records in the USA and Canada.
Ed Sheeran plays at Maag Halle, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.
Via a Twitter message, rapper Lil Wayne states that he is ready to leave his record label, Cash Money, because his forthcoming album, The Carter V, has been delayed.
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On their The Who Hits 50 Tour, The Who play at The National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, UK.
A Facebook campaign by fans of Iron Maiden begins to buy digital downloads of their track Number Of The Beast in hopes of making it the Christmas No1 Single in the UK.
Billboard magazine estimates that the music touring industry globally is approaching $20bn annually - its highest level ever.
Status Quo play at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe, supported by Chas And Dave.
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