Events in Music in August 1994

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 1 The Rolling Stones begin Voodoo Lounge world tour

Drummer Charlie Watts
Drummer
Charlie Watts
  • Aug 5 Rocker Billy Idol admitted to the hospital after drug overdose
  • Aug 7 "Hedda Gabler" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 33 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

Aug 23 Jeff Buckley releases his album "Grace", featuring his cover of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah"

Singer-songwriter and writer Leonard Cohen
Singer-songwriter and writer
Leonard Cohen
  • Aug 27 "Laughter on the 23rd Floor" closes at R Rodgers NYC after 320 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

Aug 29 British band Oasis release their debut album "Definitely Maybe", becomes fastest-selling album ever in UK

Musician Noel Gallagher
Musician
Noel Gallagher