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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.
Guns 'N Roses play at The Troubadour, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Icicle Works release a new single, Seven Horses, on Beggars Banquet Records in the UK.
Buddy Curtess And The Grasshoppers play at The Ravenswood Inn, East Grinstead, London, England, UK, Europe.
Mai Tai play at The Academy, Plymouth, England, UK, Europe. This show is undertaken using live vocals with a backing track.
UK tabloid newspaper The Sun reports that "hellraiser" Toyah Willcox has "given up booze, fags and meat" and now prefers baking cakes for her boyfriend, guitarist Tom Taylor.
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The Triffids play at Klub Foot in The Clarendon, Hammersmith, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Jazz Butcher and Twenty Flight Rockers.
Politically-oriented Australian folk band Redgum play the second of two nights at Porchester Hall, Bayswater, London, England, UK, Europe.
Maxi Priest releases an extended version of Dancin' Mood as his new single, on 10 Records in the UK.
Sonic Youth release a new album, Bad Moon Rising, on Blast First/Homestead Records in the UK. The song features Lydia Lunch on backing vicals.
The New Sid Presley Experience plays at The Tunnel Club, Greenwich, London, England, UK, Europe.
Tracie Young releases a new single, I Can't Leave You Alone, on Respond/Polydor Records in the UK.
Raspberry Beret by Prince peaks at No2 in the Billboard US Top 40 Singles Chart.
Tracie Young releases a new single, I Can't Leave You Alone, on Respond/Polydor Records in the UK.
Tracie Young releases a new single, I Can't Leave You Alone, on Respond/Polydor Records in the UK.
Haze play at The 1900 Club, Gravesend, England, UK, Europe.
It is reported in Sounds music newspaper that Al Stewart is planning to provide facilities which would allow audience members to plug directly into the mixing desk at his concerts in order to make recordings of his live shows.
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Mick Ralphs, former guitarist with Bad Company, releases a solo LP, Take This, on Rock Machine Records in the UK.
New Order headline the second night of The WOMAD Festival, Mersea Island, near Colchester, Essex, England, UK, Europe. Also on the bill are Thomas Mapfumo, The Pogues, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, A Certain Ratio, Panchavadyam, Bagamoyo, Guateque, Kalima, The Housemartins, Sir Coxone and Adrian Sherwood.
Duran Duran play at Austin Meadows, Austin, Texas, USA.