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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.
On their Brothers In Arms tour, Dire Straits are playing during a thirteeen-night stand at Wembley Arena, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Skeletal Family play at The Gallery, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Eric Clapton arrives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, to prepare for his imminent appearance in the Live Aid Concert.
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Haze play at The Manchester Arms, Stockport, England, UK, Europe.
Rock mogul Don Arden slaps a $1.5m lawsuit on Ozzy Osbourne claiming that Ozzy is in breach of contract by trying to re-form Black Sabbath. The suit will fail.
Rock mogul Don Arden slaps a $1.5m lawsuit on Ozzy Osbourne claiming that Ozzy is trying to re-form Black Sabbath. The suit will fail.
Country music singer-songwriter and actor Adam Gregory is born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He will chart several singles on the Canadian country music charts, including two which will also be Top 40 hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart in the USA.
Angel Witch play at The Rockhouse, Derby, England, UK, Europe.
Bob Dylan, with Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood of The Rolling Stones, rehearse in Wood's basement in New York City, USA, for their upcoming appearance at the Live Aid concert. Meanwhile, Mick Jagger rehearses with Tina Turner and the Hall And Oates band at JFK Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
On their Southern Accents tour, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers play at The USF Sun Dome, Tampa, Florida, USA.
Eric Clapton arrives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, to prepare for his imminent appearance in the Live Aid Concert.
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Barry Manilow plays at Riverbend, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Tears For Fears release a statement to the effect that they will not be taking part in tomorrow's Live Aid concert in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, because of "the sudden departure of two of our group members".
Bob Dylan is rehearsing for Live Aid with Rolling Stones’ members Keith Richards and Ron Wood, at Wood's New York City, USA, residence.
Alien Sex Fiend play at Clouds, Preston, England, UK, Europe.
Queen spend the last of three days rehearsing for Live Aid at The Shaw Theater, King’s Cross, London, England, UK.
The Communards play at Brixton Academy, Brixton, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by In Tua Nua and The Mint Juleps. Entrance to the gig is by invitation only, with tickets being distributed to youth organisations and clubs, as well as some being allocated to the unemployed.