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Billy Squier plays at Meadowlands Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA, supported by Ratt.
Dio and Queensryche play at Colston Hall, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
R.E.M. play at Hoch Auditorium, Lawrence, Kansas, USA, supported by The dBs.
On his Born In The USA tour, Bruce Springsteen plays the third of six (non-consecutive) nights at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Neil Young and Waylon Jennings play at the Blossom Music Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Icelandic post-punk band KUKL play a gig at Eldorado in Paris, France, Europe. The show will be released in July 1985 as the live album KUKL A Paris 14.9.84.
The Alarm play at Pier 84, New York City, USA.
The Ken Livingstone's Camp Party concert is held at Porchester Hall, London, England, UK, Europe, headlined by Billy Bragg.
Herbie Hancock wins in the categories for Best Concept Video, Most Experimental Video, Best Special Effects, Best Art Direction and Best Editing at the first VMA Awards.
The Cult play at Night Moves, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Queen play at The Sportspalace, Milan, Italy, Europe.
Dokken release their second LP, Tooth And Nail, on Elektra Records in the USA.
Sidney Torin, better known as the radio presenter "Symphony Sid", dies of heart and lung failure, aged 72, at the Miami Heart Institute, Miami, Florida, USA. He introduced jazz greats such as Miles Davis and Dizzy Gillespie on nationwide radio in the 1940s and 1950s.
U2 play the second of five nights at the Sports and Entertainment Centre, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Andy Warhol attends the first MTV Video Awards, in Radio City Music Hall, New York City, USA, with Diana Ross. Lou Reed is in the same row but pointedly does not acknowledge Warhol. Madonna hijacks the event when, dressed as a bride and singing Like A Virgin, she simulates sexual activity on the stage. Also performing at the event are ZZ Top and Rod Stewart.
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Quiet Riot play at the USAF Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA.
On their Grace Under Pressure tour, Rush play at Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, Maine, USA.
On the Couldn't Stand The Weather Tour, Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble play at The Orpheum Theatre, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, supported by Koko Taylor.
Elvis Costello And The Attractions play at The Greek Theatre, Berkeley, California, USA.
Yes play in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA.