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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.
The Grip play at The Royal, Guildford, England, UK, Europe.
Texan country fiddler Alvin Crow plays at The Mean Fiddler, Harlesden, London, England, UK, Europe.
Strawberry Switchblade release their fifth and final single, a cover of the Dolly Parton song Jolene, on Korova Records in the UK.
Gloria Gaynor plays at The Adam Smith Centre, Kirkcaldy, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Venom release a new single, Nightmare, on Neat Records in the UK.
Saxon play at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
On his Dream Of The Blue Turtles tour, Sting plays at the Five Seasons, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA.
The film Desperately Seeking Susan, with Madonna in a featured role, is released to cinemas in the UK.
Rent Party play at St. David's Hall, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
The Flaming Mussolinis play at Camden Palace, London, England, UK, Europe.
John Otway plays at The Sir George Robey, Finsbury Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
Marillion play at Maysfield Leisure Centre, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, Europe.
Band (not to be mistaken for The Band) play at The Crypt, Deptford, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Cabaret.
Annie Whitehead plays at The M+M Jazz Bar, London, England, UK, Europe, with Ted Emmett, Eddie Parkers, Nick Stephens, John Stevens and Art Hammer.
On their Ultimate Silly Tour, Haze play at The Corner House, York, England, UK, Europe.
Jazz and blues pianist and vocalist Little Brother Montgomery dies aged 79 in Champaign, Illinois, USA.
Shriekback play at The Fridge, Brixton, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Jeanette.
Dumpy's Rusty Nuts play at The Venue, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Pogues play at The TV Club, Dublin, Eire, Europe.
Michael Jackson pays $47m to acquire the ATV Music catalogue, which includes most of the songs written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles. The first action taken after the purchase is to make all employees of the company redundant.
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Imagination play at The Assembly Hall, Worthing, England, UK, Europe.
Bucks Fizz play at The Conference Centre, Harrogate, England, UK, Europe.
The Dave Kelly Band plays at The Half Moon, Putney, London, England, UK, Europe.
King Kurt play at Strutz, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Pendragon play at The Riverside, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
Rob yn Hitchcock plays an acoustic set at The Electric Screen, North Kensington, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Bomb Party play at The Demelza's, Penzance, Cornwall, England, UK, Europe.
The Strawbs play at The Cricketers, The Oval, London, England, UK, Europe.
Midnight Oil play at The Triangle Arts Centre, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Kooga play at The Old Five Bells, Northampton, England, UK, Europe.
The Babysitters play at The Bull, East Sheen, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Choir Militia.
Brilliant Corners play at The Western Star Domino Club, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
Chumbawamba play at The Old Art Centre, Wood Green, London, England, UK, Europe, with No Defences, Assessment, and Moses And the Desert Wellies.
Steve Marriott plays at The Tunnel Club, Greenwich, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Idle Hands.
The Groundhogs play at Whites, Norwich, England, UK, Europe.
Womack And Womack play at Greenways, West Malling, England, UK, Europe.
The Jesus And Mary Chain play at Clouds, Preston, England, UK, Europe.
Del Amitri play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Dentists.
Lloyd Cole And The Commotions play at The Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Conflict and Existance play at The Open Air Free Festival, Bedford, England, UK, Europe.