On This Day

Events in Music in October 1988

  • Oct 10 22nd Country Music Association Award: Highway 101, K. T. Oslin win
  • Oct 13 Concert at Masada ends Israel's 40th-anniversary festival
  • Oct 15 Amnesty International's Global Concert Tour ends in Buenos Aires
  • Oct 16 "Smile Jamaica" concert for Hurricane Gilbert victims held in London
  • Oct 17 Traveling Wilburys release "Volume 1", featuring the single "Handle With Care"

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Oct 22 Elton John sells out Madison Square Garden for a record 26th time

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  • Oct 27 "Les Miserables" opens at Forrest Theatre, Philadelphia