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Big River, based on the Mark Twain novel The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn, is playing at the Eugene O'Neill Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1005 performances. Featuring music written by country-pop singer-songwriter Roger Miller, the play wins seven Tony awards, including Best Score.
Joe Pass is playing at Ronnie Scott's Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Sun Ra And His Arkestra play at Festival Jazz, Lugano, Switzerland, Europe.
Extreme, The Wild Bunch and Daemon play at The Channel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
George Clinton (Parliament, Funkadelic) is photographed by David Corio outside the Portman Hotel, London, England, UK, Europe. When they try to return to the hotel, the doorman refuses to let Clinton enter because his appearance is outlandish - false red eylashes, multi-coloured hair braids, baggy shorts and oversized white trainers. Corio has to vouch for Clinton as a guest in the hotel before he is allowed in.
R.E.M. play at Reichstagsgelände, Berlin, West Germany, Europe.
Gene Loves Jezebel play at The Underground, Croydon, England, UK, Europe.
The Skeletal Family play at The Blue Note, Derby, England, UK, Europe.
Jeffrey Lee Pierce plays at The Marquee Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
Ronnie Wood of The Rolling Stones arrives in New York City, USA, to prepare for an upcoming performance with Bob Dylan at the Live Aid concert in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Pete Seeger headlines the Festival For Latin America at The Royal Festival Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
Angel Witch play at Shelley's, Stoke, England, UK, Europe.
Jason And The Scorchers play at The Richmond, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
Singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson and screenwriter Terry Southern acquire the rights to a screenplay called Obituaries by Roger Watkins. It will, in due course, be released as the movie Obits.
Brownie Ford, The Zion Travellers, The St. Landry Playboys, Hezekiah And The Houserockers, The Ott Family, The Hayride String Band, Silas Hogan and "Guitar" Kelly, The Young Tuxedo Brass and others play in The Smithsonian Institution's 19th Annual Festival of American Folklife, Washington DC, USA.
Los Lobos are among the acts play as part of the Summerfest at The Henry Maier Festival Park, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
The Chameleons play at The Electric Ballroom, Camden, London, England, UK, Europe, with Balaam And The Angel and Easterhouse.
On their World Slavery tour, Iron Maiden play at The Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USA.
Johnny Thunders plays at Tiffany's, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
Bruce Springsteen plays at Wembley Stadium, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Armoury Show play at Tiffanys, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
Lady Pank play at The Mean Fiddler, Harlesden, London, England, UK, Europe.
Santana plays at The Garden State Arts Center, Holmdel, New Jersey, USA.
Jake Burns And The Big Wheel play at The Bull, East Sheen, London, England, UK, Europe.
On their Southern Accents tour, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers play at The Frank Erwin Center, Austin, Texas, USA.