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Eric Clapton plays at The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at The Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham, UK.
Lenny Kravitz plays at Graffiti's, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Whitesnake play at Lee Civic Centre, Fort Mysers, Florida, USA, supported by Journey.
Faith No More play at Cabaret Metro, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On her Rhythm Nation 1814 tour, Janet Jackson plays at The Coliseum, Hampton, Virginia, USA.
Madonna is in Japan, Asia, preparing for the start of her Blonde Ambition tour, which begins on April 13 in Tokyo.
Green Day release their first studio LP, 39/Smooth, on Lookout! Records in the USA.
The Turtle Mountain Singers record Welcome To Navajo Land in Lybrook, New Mexico, USA.
Hank Williams, Jr. plays at The Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Hot Tuna play at The Warfield, San Francisco, California, USA.
The B-52's appear on tv series Saturday Night Live in the USA.
On their Magic Summer Tour, New Kids On The Block play the second of two nights at Newcastle Ice Rink, Newcastle, England, UK.
On her Farewell Tour, Tina Turner plays at Stadio Simonetta Lamberti, Cava de' Tirreni, Campania, Italy, Europe.
Robert Fripp And The League of Crafty Guitarists play at The Power Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
In Miami, Florida, USA, the trial of 2 Live Crew and the distributor of its LP As Nasty As They Wanna Be vs Sheriff Nick Navarro begins. Navarro had recently succeeded in having the LP declared obscene, largely based on a recent Mimai Herald newspaper review which states that, "Many of 2 Live Crew's lyrics are so filled with hard-core sexual, sadistic and masochistic material that they could not be printed here, even in censored form."
On her Farewell Tour, Tina Turner plays the second of three nights at The Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
On her Farewell Tour, Tina Turner plays at Gentofte Stadion, Gentofte, Denmark, Europe.
On their Beneath The Remains tour, Sepultura play at Zaal Ped, Beerse, Belgium, Europe.
Madonna's Blonde Ambition tour plays the last of three nights at The Skydome, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The local police, mindful of complaints of lewdness, ‘review’ the show.
Stevie Ray Vaughan makes a live appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson at NBC Stduios, Burbank, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Overkill play at WUST Music Hall, Washington DC, USA.
Frank Sinatra plays at The Fabulous Fox Theatre, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Motley Crue play at Northlands Coliseum, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Motley Crue play at Saskatchewan Place, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Motley Crue play at Winnipeg Arena, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Bob Dylan kicks off his shortest ever tour of Europe, just nine dates, with a gig in the Laugardalsholl, Reykjavik, Iceland.
Napalm Death play at the The Arts Centre, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK.
On their Magic Summer tour, New Kids On The Block play the second of two nights at Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, Wisconsin, USA.
In Motion by Milli Vanilli is certified as a gold video in Canada.
Alice Cooper plays at The Sporthalle, Cologne, Germany, Europe.
The Grateful Dead play at The World Music Theatre, Tinley Park, Illinois, USA.
Green Day play at The Paint Factory, Tampa, Florida, USA.
The Stranglers play at King's Hall, Stoke, Staffordshire, England, UK.
Garth Brooks releases a new single, Friends In Low Places, on Capitol Nashville Records in the USA.
Two buses for the music group Soul II Soul are involved in a seven-vehicle, chain-reaction accident on U.S. Interstate 290 in Itasca, near Chicago, Illinois, USA, in the afternoon. Soul II Soul leader Romeo Beresford, known as Jazzy B, is among the 31 people injured, forcing cancellation of the remaining six dates on the tour.
Soundgarden play at The Boathouse, Norfolk, Virgina, USA.
Drumming At The Edge of Magic: A Journey into the Spirit of Percussion, a book by Mickey Hart (drummer of The Grateful Dead), Jay Stevens, and Fredric Lieberman, is published by Harper San Francisco in the USA.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie plays at Stadium Dinamo, Zagreb, Yugoslavia, Europe, with Kim Wilde as his special guest.
Sonic Youth play at Rock City, Nottingham, England, UK.
Eddie Vedder is chosen as lead vocalist of what will become the band Pearl Jam after Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard and Mike McCreedy hear a demo tape on which Eddie had added vocals to three instrumental tracks recorded by the band.
Midnight Oil play at Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio, USA.
Italian singer-songwriter Fabrizio De André releases a new LP, Le nuvole (The Clouds), on Ricordi, Fonit Cetra, in Italy, Europe.
The Pixies play a live set in Mc Vredenburg, Utrecht, Netherlands, Europe, for VPRO Radio 3. The recordings will be released as a limited edition EP, Tromple Le Monde, in Belgium only.
Phish play at 23 East Caberet, Ardmore, Pennsylvania, USA.
On their Pump Tour, Aerosmith play the first of two nights at The National Tennis Centre at Flinders Park, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Robert F. Lipo, pathologist for Walworth County, Wisconsin, USA, sends his final autopsy report on Stevie Ray Vaughan, who died two months earlier, to the Walworth County Coroner's Office.
Diahann Carroll and Vic Damone play at The Rialto Square Theatre, Joliet, near Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Madonna is sued by her next door neighbour, Donald Robinson in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA, because her hedge blocks his view.