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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 Alarm play at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, supported by The Faith Brothers.
The Golden Rose Rock Festival, an eight day event, is taking place in Montreux, Switzerland, Europe. Artists appearing today include Elton John with Millie Jackson, Culture Club, Dire Straits, Talk Talk and The Pointer Sisters. Boy George collapses after the Culture Club performance with what is described as 'a larynx problem.' The festival is filmed by BBC-tv for broadcast later in the year.
Danielle Dax plays in Romer, Bremen, Germany, Europe.
Maze featuring Frankie Beverly play at The Playhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Albion Band plays at The Sir George Robey, Finsbury Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
Rain Parade play at Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Doctors Children.
Gary Glitter plays at De Montfort Hall, Leicester, England, UK, Europe.
On his The Glory Boys tour, Rick Wakeman plays at The Odeon, Hammersmith, London, England, UK, Europe. The show is recorded for a live album.
Loose Ends play at Renaldo's, Peterborough, England, UK, Europe.
Bon Jovi's 7800 Tour plays in the Volksbildungsheim, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
Dire Straits' Brothers In Arms Tour plays the second of two nights at The Golden Rose Festival, Montreux, Switzerland, Europe.
The Monochrome Set play at Tiffany's, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
Frankie Paul plays at The Octagon, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
Dr. Hook (formerly Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show) open a British tour (billed as their last) with a show at The Night Out, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Richard Thompson plays at The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Yellowman plays at The Chestnut Cabaret, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Playn Jayn play at The Underground, Croydon, London, England, UK, Europe.