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The Walter Norris Trio spends the first of two days records the LP L ush Life for Concord Jazz Records in the USA.
Ben Smathers, leader of the Stoney Mountain Cloggers dies of complications following open-heart surgery at Vanderbilt Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Smathers was best-known through his many appearances on The Grand Ole Opry but also made several low-budget movies, and released some records as a singer.
On their Throw 'em to the Wolves Tour, Dio play at The Salt Palace Exhibition, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Black Sabbath play at St George's Hall, Bradford, England, UK.
The Pixies play a live show in Milan, Italy, Europe.
Steve Earle And The Dukes play at The Irsih Centre, leeds, England, UK.
Police arrest 26-year-old Jeff Lloyd on suspicion of starting a fight and kicking a police officer in the head after attending a Megadeth concert at The Ventura Theatre, Ventura, California, USA.
Crosby, Stills And Nash perform Haven't We Lost Enough and Helplessly Hoping on the tv show Rockline in the USA.
Judas Priest play at Foundations Forum, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On his Manic Nirvana tour, Robert Plant plays at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, Colorado, USA.
A Flock of Seagulls play at Finky's Tonight, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA.
Eddie Vedder records his lyrics for the Pearl Jam songs Alive, Once, and Footsteps, using his four-track tape recorder. He tapes his vocals over instrumental tracks sent to him by Stone Gossard, which had been recorded over a Merle Haggard's Greatest Hits cassette.
Phish play at The Wetlands Preserve, New York City, USA.
Caron Wheeler releases a new single, UK Blak, on EMI Records in the UK.
On their Hot In The Shade tour, Kiss play at Concord Pavilion, Concord, California, USA.
Midnight Oil play at The Riverside Theater, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Metallica record an instrumental demo for their song Enter Sandman in California, USA.
John Denver is presented with the first World Ecology Award at the World Ecology Day, held at the International Center for Tropical Ecology at UM-St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Marilyn Manson And The Spooky Kids play at Squeeze, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
On the Rust In Peace tour, Megadeth play at The Majestic Ventura Theater, Ventura, California, USA.
The Rick Berlin Band, Floating Boats, Slim And The Sarcastics, Delayed Reaction and Fez Henry play at The Channel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.