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The Chick Corea Elektric Band releases a new LP, Inside Out, on GRP Records in the USA.
The Jesus And Mary Chain play at The Cannery, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, supported by Nine Inch Nails.
On their Pump tour, Aerosmith play at Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
The Cramps play at Élysée Montmartre, Paris, France, Europe.
Ace Frehley plays at The Vic Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Joe Satriani plays at The Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston, Texas, USA.
At Culver City Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA, Bob Dylan records a promo film for the song Most Of The Time. His band for the film includes Stevie Ray Vaughan and members of Was (Not Was).
On her Rhythm Nation 1814 tour, Janet Jackson plays at Montreal Forum, Montreal, Canada.
Public Enemy begin an eight-day live touring visit to the UK.
Peter Murphy plays at Metropolis, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, supported by Nine Inch Nails.
Barry Manilow plays on Queen Elizabeth 2nd, Osaka Harbor, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
Frank Sinatra plays at The Starplex Theater, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Sergio Franchi, one of the world's most popular singers of traditional pop, Neapolitan and Italian songs, show tunes, opera, operatic pop and soft-rock, dies from the effects of a brain tumour, aged 64, in Stonington, Connecticut, USA.
John Lee Hooker spends the first of four days working working with producer/composer Jack Nitzsche on the soundtrack to the movie The Hot Spot in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Corrosion of Conformity play at Aladin, Bremen, Germany, Europe.
Greater Manchester Police advise The Hacienda club (co-owned by Factory Records and New Order) of their intention to revoke its licence.
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Marie Osmond is a guest on tv show Live With Regis and Kathie Lee in the USA.
On their Pump tour, Aerosmith play at The UTC Arena, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA.
The Osmonds and Marie Osmond perform as part of the CMN Telethon on tv in the USA.
On her Foreign Affair tour, Tina Turner plays the second of two nights at The Messehalle, Oldenburg, Germany, Europe.
Fugazi play at The Outhouse, Lawrence, Kansas, USA.
On their Pump tour, Aerosmith play at Saratoga Performing Arts Center Saratoga Springs, New York State, USA.
Chicago play at The Miller Outdoor Theatre, Houston, Texas, USA.
Motley Crue play at Richfield Coliseum, Richfield, Ohio, USA.
Uncle Tupelo play at The Antenna Club, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
On her Rhythm Nation 1814 tour, Janet Jackson plays at Miami Arena, Miami, Florida, USA.
Jazz pianist Andrew Hill begins recording of his 27th album, But Not Farewell, for Blue Note Records at Clinton Recording Studios, New York City, USA.
The single One Love by The Stone Roses peaks at No4 in the UK.
Motley Crue play at Freedom Hall, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
The B-52s play at Mud Island Amphitheatre, Austin, Texas, USA.
On her Rhythm Nation 1814 tour, Janet Jackson plays the last of four nights at The Omni, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
On The United States Of Hacienda Tour, 808 State, Happy Mondays, The Stone Roses and A Guy Called Gerald play at The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Rolling Stones play at Hultsfred Festival, Linkoping, Sweden, Europe, supported by the Dan Reed Network.
On her Farewell Tour, Tina Turner plays at Zentralstadion, Leipzig, Germany, Europe.
Madonna is honoured with the Commitment To Life Award at The Commitment To Life IV Benefit for AIDS Project (APLA) at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles, California, USA. During the event she performs her current hit, Vogue.
Blaze Of Glory by Jon Bon Jovi is certified as a platinum single by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
The Pixies play a live show in Milan, Italy, Europe.
MC Trouble releases a new single, Gotta Get A Grip, taken for the album of the same name on Motown Records, in the USA. MC Trouble was the first female rapper signed to Motown.
The Sundays play at The Vic Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Phish play at The Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, USA.
The Cure release a new single, Never Enough, from their Fiction Records album Mixed Up in the UK.
On their No Prayer On The Road tour, Iron Maiden play at The Woughton Centre, Milton Keynes, England, UK.
The Melvins play at The Central Tavern, Seattle, Washington, USA, supported by Gas Huffer and Jonestown.
On her Foreign Affair - The Farewell Tour, Tina Turner plays the last of seven nights at Wembley Arena, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Real Thing by Faith No More is certified as a platinum album by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee reaches No1 in the UK singles chart.
Madonna is sued by her next door neighbour, Donald Robinson in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA, because her hedge blocks his view.
Assault charges against Axl Rose of Guns N' Roses are dropped when he and a neighbour he allegedly hit with a wine bottle agree to try to avoid each other.