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The 'musical dream play' Bluebell In Fairyland
is presented at The Vaudeville Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 300 performances.
Fiddle Dee Dee, starring Kolb And Dill
, plays at Fischer's Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
records On The Alamo, Gone With The Wind, Yesterdays, Sweet Pie, You Got To My Head and Harshey Bar during his first recording session for Roost Records
in New York City, USA.
And His Musical Gems are playing during a season at The Trianon Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ivory Joe Hunter
plays the fifth night in a week of shows at the Casino Royal, Washington, DC, USA.
is playing during a month of shows at The Pigalle, London, England, UK, Europe.
Eithne Ni Bhraonain is born in Gweedore, County Donegal, Eire, Europe. She will grow up to find fame first as a member of her family band, Clannad
, then as solo artist Enya
And The Midnighters play the fourth of fourteen nights at The Roundtable Club, New York City, USA, supported by Dale Hawkins
plays the twelfth of fifteen nights at The Holiday House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
, said to be New Zealand's greatest-ever prison escaper, makes the first of his daring escapes by scaling the 10m high wall of New Plymouth Prison. He will remain at liberty for 65 days, during which he will capture the attention of the New Zealand public when newspapers report several hair-raising escapes from the officers tasked with his capture. The Howard Morrison Quartet
will be inspired by Wilder's exploits to write their controversial hit song The Wild(er) New Zealand Boy, a parody of the folk song The Wild Colonial Boy. Despite being banned by New Zealand's state owned broadcasters, The Wild(er) New Zealand Boy will go immediately to No1 in the charts and remain on top for ten weeks.
The Velvet Underground
play at The Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, supported by Bo Grumpus.
Kaleidoscope and The Family Tree play the first of two nights at the Crystal Ballroom, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Drummer Dave Abbruzzese is born in Stamford, Connecticut, USA. He will join Seattle alt-rock band Pearl Jam
in 1993, and will leaves in August 1994.
Chicago Transit Authority (aka C.T.A. and Chicago) play at The Deep End, Park Ridge, Illinois, USA, supported by The Loners.
Billy Jo Spears records Get Behind Me Statan And Push in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee
's management duo (Luft and Filberti) sell her contract as security in exchange for a loan of $18,750 to a pair of businessmen, Leon Greenspan and Howard Harper.
The rock musical Hair
(which includes a scene with a fully nude cast) is presented during a run of 1,997 performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe. The cast includes Marsha Hunt, Paul Nicholas, Sonja Kristina and Jimmy Winston.
play at University College, London, England, UK, Europe.
Entering at No64, the highest new entry in the Cash Box
magazine chart of the top-selling singles in the USA is See
by The Rascals
(aka The Young Rascals).
On their World Vacation tour, Van Halen
play at Manley Fieldhouse, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
As Milli Vanilli
begin a five month promotional trip through Europe, Charles Shaw reveals on German radio that he sang on their hit single, Girl You Know It’s True. Producer Frank Farian allegedly pays him $155,000 to desist.
releases his composition, Cannonball
, as the second single from his debut album O, in Ireland, Europe.
The Dave Matthews
Band attend a news conference in New York City, USA, to launch a search for an environmentally aware roadie to work with the band. The event is part of the Lick Global Warming campaign run by ice cream manufacturers Ben And Jerry’s.
, inventor of the hugely popular Sennheiser headphones worn by millions of music lovers, dies aged 98 at his home in Wedemark, Germany, Europe.
During a 13-date tour, Rihanna
plays at the Arena, Newcastle, UK.
Liverpudlian singer-songwriter Delta Maid
plays at Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
The two-day long Charliewest Blues Fest
begins in The Bandshell, Charleston, West Virginia, USA. Headlining the event today is Ana Popovic.
Lowb, the solo identity of Andy Barlow of Lamb, plays at The Mesmerist, Brighton, UK, as part of The Great Escape festival.
play at The Best Buy Theatre, New York City, USA.
And His Band play at The Lincoln Blues Festival, Lincoln, UK.