Events in Music in October 1989

Country Music Association Awards

Oct 9 23rd Country Music Association Award: George Strait, Kathy Mattea win

  • Oct 12 Musical "Buddy" with Paul Hipp premieres in London

Album Release

Oct 17 Columbia Records releases "Storm Front", singer-songwriter Billy Joel's eleventh studio album

  • Oct 19 Astor Piazzolla and William Finn's musical "Dangerous Games" premieres at Nederlander Theater NYC
  • Oct 21 "Dangerous Games" closes at Nederlander Theater NYC after 4 performances

Album Release

Oct 23 George Harrison releases "Best of Dark Horse 1976-89" album