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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.
Uriah Heep are working on their sixteenth LP, Equator, at Jacobs Studios, Farnham, England, UK, Europe.
1950s stars Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins move from Sun Studios in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, to American Sound Studio, where they continue recording a new album, Class Of '55.
Rory Gallagher plays at Grosse Freiheit 36, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
When a major earthquake strikes Mexico City, Mexico, Central America, one of those killed is folk-rock pioneer Rodrigo Gonzalez, better known as Rockdrigo or El profeta del nopal ['The Nopal Prophet'].
Frank Zappa, Dee Snider [Twisted Sister] and John Denver, testify before a hearing of the Senate Commerce Committee, to refute charges by the Parents Music Resource Center [PMRC] that some music is obscene and should be controlled by a rating system.
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Gary Moore plays at St. David's Hall, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
Bob Dylan is interviewed by Bob Brown of ABC tv show 20/20, in Malibu, California, USA, then goes into rehearsals with Tom Petty at Universal Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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Touring in support of his current LP, Vive Le Rock, Adam Ant plays at The Capitol, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, Europe.
On the Born In The USA tour, Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at Oakland Stadium, Oakland, California, USA.
On his Dream Of The Blue Turtles tour, Sting plays at The Centrum, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA.
Accept play in Nagoya, Japan, Asia.
AC/DC play at the Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
On their Ultimate Silly Tour, Haze play at The Gig, Blairgowrie, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Pogues play at The Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Marillion play at The City Hall, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
King Kurt play at The Pink Toothbrush, Rayleigh, England, UK, Europe.