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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.
Brilliant Corners play at The Western Star Domino Club, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
Dumpy's Rusty Nuts play at The Venue, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
On their Ultimate Silly Tour, Haze play at The Corner House, York, England, UK, Europe.
Marillion play at Maysfield Leisure Centre, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, Europe.
The Jesus And Mary Chain play at Clouds, Preston, 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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The Bomb Party play at The Demelza's, Penzance, Cornwall, England, UK, Europe.
The Grip play at The Royal, Guildford, England, UK, Europe.
The Pogues play at The TV Club, Dublin, Eire, Europe.
The Strawbs play at The Cricketers, The Oval, London, England, UK, Europe.
Saxon play at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Bucks Fizz play at The Conference Centre, Harrogate, England, UK, Europe.
The film Desperately Seeking Susan, with Madonna in a featured role, is released to cinemas in the UK.
Lloyd Cole And The Commotions play at The Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Steve Marriott plays at The Tunnel Club, Greenwich, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Idle Hands.
Pendragon play at The Riverside, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
Gloria Gaynor plays at The Adam Smith Centre, Kirkcaldy, Scotland, UK, Europe.
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.
The Babysitters play at The Bull, East Sheen, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Choir Militia.
King Kurt play at Strutz, Glasgow, Scotland, 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.
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.
The Dave Kelly Band plays at The Half Moon, Putney, London, England, UK, Europe.
Imagination play at The Assembly Hall, Worthing, England, UK, Europe.
The Flaming Mussolinis play at Camden Palace, London, England, UK, Europe.
Conflict and Existance play at The Open Air Free Festival, Bedford, England, UK, Europe.
Rob yn Hitchcock plays an acoustic set at The Electric Screen, North Kensington, London, England, UK, Europe.
Del Amitri play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Dentists.
Texan country fiddler Alvin Crow plays at The Mean Fiddler, Harlesden, London, England, UK, Europe.
Venom release a new single, Nightmare, on Neat Records in the UK.
Shriekback play at The Fridge, Brixton, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Jeanette.
Midnight Oil play at The Triangle Arts Centre, Birmingham, 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.
Strawberry Switchblade release their fifth and final single, a cover of the Dolly Parton song Jolene, on Korova Records in the UK.
On his Dream Of The Blue Turtles tour, Sting plays at the Five Seasons, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA.
The Groundhogs play at Whites, Norwich, England, UK, Europe.
Womack And Womack play at Greenways, West Malling, England, UK, Europe.