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When Echo And The Bunnymen
headline the first York Rock Festival
at York Racecourse, Yorkshire, England, UK, Europe, there is an altercation between singer Ian McCulloch of The Bunnymen
, and bouncer Eric Newby. McCulloch claims to have been beaten up backstage, but Newby denies the charge. The accusation will be repeated in court in early 1985. Also on the bill at York are Spear Of Destiny
, Sisters Of Mercy, The Chameleons
and The Redskins
Paul Hardcastle enters the UK singles chart with Rain Forest
, which will subsequently become a No1 dance hit in the USA.
The first York Rock Festival
, at York Racecourse, York, Yorkshire, England, UK, Europe, features Echo And The Bunnymen
, Spear Of Destiny
, The Sisters Of Mercy, The Redskins
and The Chameleons
On their Grace Under Pressure
tour, Rush play the last of three nights at Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
On her Fun
tour, Cyndi Lauper
plays at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, Irvine Meadows, California, USA.
Dio and Queensryche
play at The Playhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
attends a dinner in Washington DC, USA, in honour of three young people who won a nationwide contest to write essays on an anti-drink-and-driving theme.