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Rainer Jaromir Ptacek is born in East Berlin, Germany, Europe. After moving to the USA, he will find success as blues-oriented guitarist and singer-songwriter Rainer.
The Heidelberg Singers with Smiling Fritz are playing at Math Igler's Casino, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
In a show taped at The Sportspalast, West Berlin, Germany, Europe, The Ed Sullivan Show on tv in the USA features Louis Armstrong, Connie Francis and Maureen O'Hara.
The Beatles release a new German-language single, Komm, Gib Mir Deine Hand/Sie Liebt Dich (I Want To Hold Your Hand/She Loves You) in Germany, Europe.
DJ WestBam, alias Maximilian Lenz, is born in Munster, Westphalia, Germany, Europe.
Marlene Dietrich plays the second of six nights at the The Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool, England, UK.
Jazz saxophonist Peter Brötzmann releases a new LP, Machine Gun, in the USA.
The Beatles single, Get Back, is released in Germany on Apple Records.
Bob Dylan performs triumphantly to 200,000 fans at Blackbushe airport in Hampshire, England, UK. Also on the bill are Eric Clapton, Joan Armatrading, Graham Parker And The Rumour and others.
On the Never Say Die! tour, Black Sabbath play at Hemmerleinhalle, Neunkirchen Am Brand, Germany, Europe, supported by Van Halen. The audience, consisting of "thousands of extremely stoned, drunk and rowdy GIs" riots and wrecks the hall when, three songs into a show, Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi leaves the stage because of technical problems.
ZZ Top play at The Grugahalle, Essen, Germany, Europe, during the Rockpalast Nacht Festival.
Bob Marley And The Wailers play in Kaiserslautern, Germany, Europe.
Former Velvet Underground vocalist Nico plays at The Polytechnic, Leicester, England, UK, Europe, with The Faction.
Former Velvet Underground vocalist Nico, plays at VPRO studios, Hilversum, Holland, Europe.
Nico, former Velvet Underground chanteuse and solo singer-singwriter , dies in Hospital Can Misses, Calle de la Corona, Ibiza, Spain, Europe. The previous day, she had fallen from her bicycle while on her way to buy marijuana, and dies in the hospital from the resulting brain haemorrhage.
On his Bad World Tour, Michael Jackson plays at Park Stadium, Gelsenkirchen, Germany, Europe, to an audience of 52,000.
The Power by Snap! reaches No1 in the UK singles chart.
The Quireboys play at Huxley's Neue Welt, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
Einstürzende Neubauten play at Mousonturm, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
On his The Good Son tour, Nick Cave plays at The Bisquithalle, Bonn, Germany, Europe.
Bad Religion play at UJC Glocksee, Hanover, Germany, Europe.
Alice Cooper plays at The Sporthalle, Cologne, Germany, Europe.
On her Foreign Affair tour, Tina Turner plays at Hockenheimring, Hockenheim, Germany, Europe.
Jethro Tull play in The Kronen Funtastival, Dortmund, Germany, Europe.
Die Toten Hosen play at Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Germany, Europe.
Procol Harum play in Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers play at Forum Am Schlosspark, Ludwigsburg, Germany, Europe.
Michael Jackson pays a visit to Stadelheim prison, Munich, Germany, Europe, to meet with his business associate and friend Marcel Avram, a German music promoter. Avram is being held in prison on charges of tax evasion.
When Michael Jackson plays at the Olympic Stadium, Munich, Germany, Europe, a stage-prop bridge collapses as he dances along it, hurling him into the pit. He is not seriously injured.
On their Ahoi Tour, Rammstein play in The Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria, Europe.
Garbage play at Fritz Radio, Potsdam, Germany, Europe.
Efterklang play at Maria, Berlin Germany, Europe.
Low play at The Muffathalle, Munich, Germany, Europe.
The body of recently deceased popular Afghan singer Nasrat Parsa is flown from Canada to Germany, Europe, for burial.
Mika plays at Schlachthof, Wiesbaden, Germany, Europe.
On their Final Frontier World Tour, Iron Maiden play in The Festhalle, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
On their Made In Germany tour, Rammstein play at The American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Tony Sheridan, an early collaborator with, and inspiration to The Beatles, dies aged 72 after undergoing heart surgery in Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
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On the European leg of his All The Hits All Night Long tour, Lionel Richie plays at Stimmen Festival, Loerrach, Germany.
Holly Herndon plays at the 21st International Summer Fest @ Kampagnel, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
On her Sweet Sweet Fantasy Tour, Mariah Carey plays at Lanxess Arena, Cologne, Germany, Europe.
Having already secured over 1m views on YouTube, Polish vocalist Margaret releases a new single, Cool Me Down, on Warner Music worldwide.
On her Anti World Tour Rihanna plays at The RheinEnergieStadion, Cologne, Germany, Europe.
On their 3-D Concerts tour, Kraftwerk play at The Sage Theatre, Gateshead, England, UK, Europe.
On their 3-D Concerts tour, Kraftwerk play at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Lisa And Lena play at The Icone Stage, Madrid, Spain, Europe.
On the European leg of their WorldWired tour, Metallica play at The SAP Arena, Mannheim, Germany, Europe, supported by Kvelertak.
On a European tour in support of their LP Mindfucker, Monster Magnet play at Desertfest, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
On his ÷ Tour, Ed Sheeran plays at The Olympiastadion, Berlin, Germany, Europe, supported by Anne-Marie and Jamie Lawson.