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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.
Perfect Way by Scritti Politti enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No48 during a five week stay.
On his Dream Of The Blue Turtles tour, Sting plays at the Hoffman Estates, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Dennis Brown releases a new LP, Spellbound, on Blue Moon Records in the UK.
Saxon play at The Playhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Flaming Mussolinis play at Moles, Bath, England, UK, Europe.
Bucks Fizz play at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Juice On The Loose play at The Cricketers, The Oval, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Hank Wangford Band plays at The Half Moon, Putney, London, England, UK, Europe.
Abandon City! play at Peewees, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Midnight Oil play at The Pavilion, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
When The Jesus And Mary Chain play at The Electric Ballroom, Camden Town, London, England, UK, Europe, the event becomes a riot with bouncers battling fans as the band's equipment is trashed.
King Kurt play at The Ice Rink, Inverness, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Nashville Teens play at The Nags Head, High Wycombe, England, UK, Europe, with Eddy Monsoon.
Pendragon play at The Red Lion, Gravesend, England, UK, Europe.
St Elmo's Fire by John Parr hits No1 in the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA.
Richard Strange's Engine Room play at The Fridge, Brixton, London, England, UK, Europe.
Psychedelic surf punks The Surfin' Lungs release a new album, Cowabunga, on Big Beat Records in the UK.
The one-off duo of Mick Jagger and David Bowie reaches No1 in the UK with a cover of Dancing In the Street.
The Mighty Lemon Drops play at The Ambulance Station, Old Kent Road, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by TV Personalities.
The Groundhogs play at The Woods Leisure Centre, Colchester, England, UK, Europe.
Waylon Jennings releases a new LP, Turn The Page, on RCA Records in the UK.
Zeke Manyika And Dr. Love play at The Wroughton Centre, Milton Keynes, England, UK, Europe.
The Boothill Foot Tappers, The Blubbery Hell Bellies, The Rapids and The Outer Limits play at Klub Foot in The Clarendon Hotel Ballroom, Hammersmith, London, England, UK, Europe.
Lloyd Cole And The Commotions play at The City Hall, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Jazzateers.
Bruce Springsteen releases a new single, I'm Goin' Down, in the USA, on Columbia Records.
Dumpy's Rusty Nuts play at The Heathery Bar, Wishaw, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Moodists release a mini-LP, Double Life, on Red Flame Records in the UK.
On their Ultimate Silly Tour, Haze play at The Esplanade Club, Whitley Bay, England, UK, Europe.
Sigue Sigue Sputnik play at The Leadmill, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
Alien Sex Fiend release a new single, I'm Doing Time In A Maximum Security Twilight Home, on Anagram Records in the UK.
Geno Washington plays at The King's Head, Fulham, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Membranes play at The Dugout, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
The Pogues play at Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, Europe.
Texan country fiddler Alvin Crow plays at The Mean Fiddler, Harlesden, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Bomb Party play at Ziggy's, Plymouth, England, UK, Europe.
Rent Party play at Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London, England, UK, Europe, with Jazawaki.
The Three O'Clock play at The Underground, Croydon, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Babysitters play at Fans, Charing Cross Road, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Choir Militia.
Ringo Starr is the first of The Beatles to become a grandfather, when his son Zak's wife Sarah gives birth to a duaghter, Tatia Jayne.
The Grip play at The Pennyfarthing, Oxford, England, UK, Europe.
Conflict and Existance play at The Anarchist Open Air Free Festival, Reading, England, UK, Europe.
Gloria Gaynor plays at The Adam Smith Centre, Kirkcaldy, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Bill Hurley plays at The Sir George Robey, Finsbury Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Head On The Door by The Cure enters the UK albums chart, where it will peak at No7.
Rubella Ballet play at The Mermaid, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Sears.
The Redskins play at Sefton Park, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, supported by Barrington Levi, Alexei Sayle and High Five.
That Petrol Emotion play at The Tunnel Club, Greenwich, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Rickburners and Final Hour.
Tenpole Tudor play at The Greyhound, Hammersmith, London, England, UK, Europe.