1988 in music
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1988.
Eurovision Song Contest 1988
The Eurovision Song Contest 1988 was the 33rd edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest. The contest took place on 30 April 1988 in Dublin, Ireland, following the country's win at the previous 198...
Eurovision Song Contest 1988 - Wikipedia
Atlanta (band)
Atlanta was an American country music group formed in 1982 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. It was composed of Brad Griffis (vocals), Bill Davidson (vocals, guitar), Tony Ingram (vocals, fiddle), Alan Da...
Atlanta (band) - Wikipedia
Kickin Records
Kickin Records is an independent record label founded by Peter Harris (who died in 2008) in 1988. The record label released music by artists including The Scientist (recording artist), Shut Up and Dan...
New Fast Automatic Daffodils
New Fast Automatic Daffodils (later shortened to New FADS) were an alternative rock group from Manchester, England, active between 1988 and 1995.
The band was formed in 1988 by former members of t...
1000 Airplanes on the Roof
1000 Airplanes on the Roof is a melodrama in one act by Philip Glass which featured text by David Henry Hwang and projections by Jerome Sirlin. It is described by Glass as "a science fiction music dr...
The Uplift Mofo Party Tour
The The Uplift Mofo Party Tour (also known during 1988 dates as the Monsters Of Funk Tour) was a concert tour by Red Hot Chili Peppers to support their third studio album The Uplift Mofo Party Plan. F...
The Uplift Mofo Party Tour - Wikipedia
Another Lover
"Another Lover", sometimes titled "(The World Don't Need) Another Lover", is a 1988 song by English pop duo Giant Steps, from their debut album The Book of Pride. Written by vocalist Colin Campsie, ba...
Another Lover - Wikipedia
Montag aus Licht
Montag aus Licht (Monday from Light) is an opera by Karlheinz Stockhausen in a greeting, three acts, and a farewell, and was the third of seven to be composed for the opera cycle Licht: die sieben Tag...
Montag aus Licht - Wikipedia
Shrapnel (Welsh punk band)
Shrapnel was a punk rock band formed in 1981 in Briton Ferry, South Wales, United Kingdom. Among other accomplishments, the band toured Ireland with the British band Subumans in 1984. In 1988 Shrapnel...
Beauty World (musical)
Beauty World is a Singaporean musical written by Michael Chiang and composed by Dick Lee in 1988. Drawing on the tradition of 1950s black-and-white Cantonese movies, it tells the story of a young Mala...
The Aspern Papers (opera)
The Aspern Papers is a 1987 opera in two acts with music and libretto by Dominick Argento was commissioned by The Dallas Opera. It is based on the novella The Aspern Papers by Henry James. The opera p...
Cutumay Camones (band)
Cutumay Camones was a band from El Salvador, formed in 1982. Its stated objective was to recover Salvadorean cultural roots and to provide popular music for the national liberation movement.In May 198...
Cutumay Camones (band) - Wikipedia
Thunderstick
Thunderstick, real name Barry Graham Purkis (7 December 1954), is an English drummer who wore various masks and used to perform on-stage closed in a cage. He was in the popular cult-band Samson which ...
Nine Inch Nails
Nine Inch Nails (abbreviated and stylized as NIИ) is an American industrial rock band, founded in 1988 by Trent Reznor in Cleveland, Ohio. As its main producer, singer, songwriter, and instrumentalis...
Nine Inch Nails - Wikipedia