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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 Jesus And Mary Chain play at Clouds, Preston, 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.
Dumpy's Rusty Nuts play at The Venue, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Bucks Fizz play at The Conference Centre, Harrogate, England, UK, Europe.
Marillion play at Maysfield Leisure Centre, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, Europe.
Midnight Oil play at The Triangle Arts Centre, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Gloria Gaynor plays at The Adam Smith Centre, Kirkcaldy, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Dave Kelly Band plays at The Half Moon, Putney, London, England, UK, Europe.
Band (not to be mistaken for The Band) play at The Crypt, Deptford, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Cabaret.
Kooga play at The Old Five Bells, Northampton, England, UK, Europe.
Texan country fiddler Alvin Crow plays at The Mean Fiddler, Harlesden, London, England, UK, Europe.
Saxon play at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
The Bomb Party play at The Demelza's, Penzance, Cornwall, England, UK, Europe.
The Grip play at The Royal, Guildford, England, UK, 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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King Kurt play at Strutz, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Strawbs play at The Cricketers, The Oval, London, England, UK, Europe.
The film Desperately Seeking Susan, with Madonna in a featured role, is released to cinemas in the UK.
Del Amitri play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Dentists.
The Pogues play at The TV Club, Dublin, Eire, Europe.
Conflict and Existance play at The Open Air Free Festival, Bedford, England, UK, Europe.
The Babysitters play at The Bull, East Sheen, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Choir Militia.
Pendragon play at The Riverside, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
Lloyd Cole And The Commotions play at The Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
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.
Steve Marriott plays at The Tunnel Club, Greenwich, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Idle Hands.
Imagination play at The Assembly Hall, Worthing, England, UK, Europe.
Shriekback play at The Fridge, Brixton, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Jeanette.
Rent Party play at St. David's Hall, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
Jazz and blues pianist and vocalist Little Brother Montgomery dies aged 79 in Champaign, Illinois, USA.
Venom release a new single, Nightmare, on Neat Records in the UK.
Rob yn Hitchcock plays an acoustic set at The Electric Screen, North Kensington, London, England, UK, Europe.
On their Ultimate Silly Tour, Haze play at The Corner House, York, England, UK, Europe.
On his Dream Of The Blue Turtles tour, Sting plays at the Five Seasons, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA.
Womack And Womack play at Greenways, West Malling, England, UK, Europe.
The Groundhogs play at Whites, Norwich, 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.
John Otway plays at The Sir George Robey, Finsbury Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
Brilliant Corners play at The Western Star Domino Club, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
The Flaming Mussolinis play at Camden Palace, London, England, UK, Europe.