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Preparing for his first tour of the 90s, Bob Dylan plays a warm-up/rehearsal show at The Recreation Hall, Penn State, State College in Pennsylvania, USA.
Eric Clapton plays at The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK.
Dinosaur Jr., supported by Nirvana, play at Raji’s, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Phish play at The Living Room, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
Cover Girl by New Kids On The Block is certified as a Gold Single in Canada.
Motley Crue play at Selland Arena, Fresno, California, USA.
Faith No More play at Theaterfabrik, Munich, Germany, Europe.
The Chairs and The Telescopes play at ULU, London, UK.
The Jesus And Mary Chain play at The Keswick Theatre, Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA, supported by Nine Inch Nails.
Motley Crue play at The Redbird Arena, Normal, Illinois, USA.
Peter Murphy plays in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, supported by Nine Inch Nails.
Peter Murphy plays at The Boathouse, Norfolk, Virginia, USA, supported by Nine Inch Nails.
Keith Jarrett plays at Lisner Auditorium, George Washington University, Washington DC, USA.
Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor is certified as a platinum single by the R.I.A.A. in the USA. The song is composed by Prince.
On his Trash tour, Alice Cooper plays at The Entertainment Centre, Sydney, Australia, Oceania.
On their Magic Summer tour, New Kids On The Block play at Manchester Apollo, Manchester, UK.
Vernor Winfield Macbriare Smith IV is born in Duncan, British Columbia, Canada. He will find success as singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Mac DeMarco.
The Stone Roses play at The Voice, Oslo, Norway, Europe.
The video Step By Step by New Kids On The Block is certified as having achieved 6x platinum status in Canada.
Charles Freeman, owner of the E-C Records store in Florida, USA, is jailed for selling the album As Nasty As They Wanna Be by 2 Live Crew, which had recently been declared obscene.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie plays at The Marcus Amphitheater, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Debbie Harry, aka Blondie, The Ramones, Jerry Harrison and Tom Tom Club play at Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, Maryland, USA.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie plays at The Memorial Stadium, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.
Oingo Boingo play at Universal Amphitheater, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Debbie Harry, aka Blondie, plays at Pine Knob, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Waylon Jennings Day is declared in the country singer's hometown of Littlefield, Texas, USA.
On their World Violation tour, Depeche Mode play the first of two nights at Cynthia Woods Memorial Pavilion, The Woodlands, Houston, Texas, USA.
On their Magic Summer tour, New Kids On The Block play the first of two nights at Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, Indiana, USA.
On their Hot In The Shade tour, Kiss play at City Island, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA.
Prince plays the ninth of fourteen (non-consecutive) nights at Wembley Arena, London, England, UK.
The Grateful Dead play at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium, Washington DC., USA. Material from this show will be released on the 2001 compilation View From The Vault II.
Jazz and avant-garde violinist Jean-Luc Ponty plays at The Ravinia Festival Highland Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Burning Spear, with The Police Women Of Guinea Les Amazones, plays at The Channel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Step By Step by New Kids On The Block is certified as a triple-platinum album by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Culolethu Zulu is born in Eshowe, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. he will find success as producer, remixer and DJ Culoe De Song.
Ronnie James Dio plays at The Ritz, New York City, USA.
On her Foreign Affair tour, Tina Turner plays at Hockenheimring, Hockenheim, Germany, Europe.
Charley Charles, drummer with Ian Dury And The Blockheads dies in London, England, UK, from complications arising from cancer.
Phil Collins and Aerosmith are among the artists appearing live at the MTV Video Music Awards
Slayer play at Hammerjack's, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
LL Cool J releases his fourth studio album, Mama Said Knock You Out on Def Jam Records in the USA.
On her Compositions World Tour, Anita Baker plays the first of four nights at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Robert Plant plays at Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Yousui Inone releases a new single, Shounen Jidai, in Japan, Asia.
The Rainforest Band, including Jerry Garcia and Merle Saunders, plays at The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California, USA. The show is recorded and parts of it will be released as the LP Blues From The Rainforest.
Japanese punk group The Stalin release their third LP, Sakkin Barricade, on Alta Records in Japan, Asia.
Iron Maiden release their eighth album, No Prayer For The Dying, on EMI Records in the UK.
Nirvana play with new drummer Dave Grohl for the first time at The North Shore Surf Club, Olympia, Washington, USA.
When Faith No More play at the Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California, USA, the audience includes members of Metallica, Guns N' Roses and Skid Row. Ozzy Osbourne joins Faith No More on stage and, later in the evening, all of the superstar guests in the crowd join the band onstage.
Justify My Love by Madonna reaches No2 in the UK singles chart.
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