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Dean Prince And The Dukes and Dale Rivers And The Ramrods play at McIlroy's Ballroom, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Ray Charles releases a new single, the Harlan Howard composition Bust ed, in the USA on ABC-Paramount Records.
The Kinks play at The Club Noreik, London, England, UK, Europe.
Del Shannon releases a new single, Keep Searchin', in the UK on Stateside Records.
The Hollies begin a 17-date tour of the USA.
Motown package tour The Biggest Show of Stars '65, featuring The Four Tops, The Temptations, Martha And The Vandellas, Stevie Wonder, Junior Walker And His All-Stars, The Marvelettes, The Spinners, Kim Weston, Willie Tyler And Lester and Choker Campbell's Big Band, plays at The Dinner Key Auditorium, Miami, Florida, USA.
The double-A-sided Day Tripper/We Can Work It Out by The Beatles reaches No1 in the UK singles chart, where it will remain for five weeks.
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On their second North American tour, The Cream play at the Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USA.
The Doors' new single, Hello, I Love You, enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA, destined for the No1 slot, but many critics note a remarkable similarity to The Kinks' hit All Day And All Of The Night.
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Roy Orbison plays the twenty-fourth night of a four-week residency at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Todd Sucherman is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He will find success as a drummer for Styx.
Country Joe And The Fish play at the UC Medical Center, Berkeley, California, USA.
Ray Charles plays at Théâtre Romain de Fourvière, Lyon, France, Europe.
The album The Game by Queen is certified as a Platinum disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Gary Numan releases a new single, White Boys And Heroes, in the UK.
The Police play at The Sportshalle, Cologne, Germany, Europe.
Dennis Wilson, drummer of The Beach Boys, is admitted to hospital with serious head injuries, after being beaten up by a male friend of his estranged wife — nineteen-year-old Shawn Love Wilson — at the Santa Monica Bay Inn, Santa Monica, California, USA.
New York City’s beloved Bottom Line club celebrates its 20th anniversary.
Eddie Money marries Margo Lee Walker, a 24-year-old student from Los Angeles, in Moraga, California, USA. The couple try to keep the wedding private, but "a crowd of screaming teenage fans" shows up.
Wild Boys by Duran Duran peaks at No2 in the US and UK singles charts.
Billy Bragg, Ivor Cutler, Dick Gaughan and Jon Agard play at The Civic Hall, Peckham, London, England, UK, Europe.
In the wake of the recent disaster at the UK's Monsters Of Rock Festival, Prince has doubts about the safety of his gig at Hamburg's 65,000 capacity Volksparkstadion. So, instead, he plays two nights at the Wilhelm Koch Arena.
Marillion play at Newport Music Hall, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Country singer Brad Paisley and pop/rock artist John Mayer record an edition of CMT Crossroads as the show makes its cable debut in the USA.
On their American Idiot tour, Green Day play at The Brighton Centre, Brighton, UK.
Eels play at The Royal Festival Hall, London, England, UK.
Todd Rundgren, Joe Jackson and The Ethel String Quartet play at The U sher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
Chris Martin of Coldplay is voted the World's Sexiest Vegetarian in a poll of 13,000 celebrity vegetarians conducted by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.)
David Gray plays in The Vic Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The various artists compilation album Listen To Bob Dylan : A Tribute, is released on Drive-Thru Records. the album comprises versions of Bob Dylan songs recorded by James Blunt, Socratic, Anberlin, Cerys Matthews, Jason Mraz, Steel Train and others.
Sheryl Crow releases a new single, Good Is Good, in the UK on A+M Records.
Swedish duo Totta And Wiehe release the album Dylan, comprising their cover versions of fourteen Bob Dylan songs sung in Swedish.
Emeli Sande, composer of the hit single Diamond Rings, is about to start her fourth year studying medicine at Glasgow University when she signs a deal with EMI.
Bob Dylan plays at Belgrade Arena, Belgrade, Serbia, Europe.
Willie Nelson plays at The Apollo, Manchester, UK.
David Gray plays at The Dome, Brighton, England, UK.
Music business manager Steve Popovich dies at his home, aged 68, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. He had a history of heart troubles, and was suffering stress as a result of royalty litigation against Sony Music. He found success as a manager notable for launching and/or guiding the careers of many artists through his work with the CBS label, including Meat Loaf, The Jacksons, Cheap Trick, Bruce Springsteen, Southside Johnny And The Asbury Jukes and Bob Dylan.
During their Progress Live tour, Take That play the sixth of eight nights at The City Of Manchester Stadium, Manchester, UK.
Icelandic singer-songwriter Gotye plays at Neo Soul, Taipei, Taiwan, Asia.
On her Red Tour, Taylor Swift plays at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan, Asia.
Roseanne Cash testifies before the Congressional House Judiciary Committee in Washington DC, USA, on the matter of music licensing and illegal downloading.
Alex G plays at Bleach, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
On her Live 2016 Tour, Adele plays the second of three nights at The United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On their Hippopotamus tour Sparks play at Atelier Babylon, Bratislava, Europe.
On their This House Is Not For Sale tour, Bon Jovi play at The TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
On their 113-date Concrete and Gold tour, Foo Fighters play at Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, bringing the tour to an end.
In an interview on the US tv show Today, Bono of U2 tells the show's co-host Jenna Bush Hager that, although he and her father, US President George W. Bush, came from different political sides, the rock singer became, "very fond of him, and it's funny because underneath his armour, there's passion, compassion; he has it."
On his No More Tours II tour, Ozzy Osbourne plays at The PNC Music Pavilion, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, supported by Megadeth.
On his No More Tours II tour, Ozzy Osbourne plays at The Golden 1 Center, Sacramento, California, USA, supported by Megadeth.