On This Day (June 12)…ARW feat. Newcastle

Yes featuring ARW performed on this day in 2018 at Newcastle City Hall in Newcastle, England. ARW onstage. From left to right: Trevor Rabin, Louis Molino III, Jon Anderson, Iain Hornal, and Rick Wakeman. Photo by Tommo. Retrieved from here. ARW, consisting of Yes alumni Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman, were at this … Continue reading On This Day (June 12)…ARW feat. Newcastle

On This Day (June 6)…Infinite Kyiv

Deep Purple performed on this day in 2018 at Palats Sportu in Kyiv, Ukraine. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. Deep Purple were at this time on their Long Goodbye Tour, undertaken to support the album Infinite. While the tour and album were widely marketed as the group's possible last studio and live appearances, … Continue reading On This Day (June 6)…Infinite Kyiv

On This Day (May 11)…Deep Purple Enter the Studio

Deep Purple went into the studio for the first time on this day in 1968 at Pye Studios in London, England. This was the first time the group recorded material for an album. They had just completed their first-ever tour, which took place primarily in Denmark. On this tour, they had used the moniker "Roundabout", … Continue reading On This Day (May 11)…Deep Purple Enter the Studio

On This Day (May 9)…Yes Perform 14202

Yes performed on this day in 1984 at the Buffalo Memorial Auditorium in Buffalo, New York. Crew pass for the concert. Retrieved from here. This date came on Yes' 90125 tour, undertaken to support the album of the same name. Initially, Yes were scheduled to perform in Buffalo on Valentine's Day of that year. However, … Continue reading On This Day (May 9)…Yes Perform 14202

On This Day (May 4)…Roundabout at Club Dynamite

Deep Purple, then known as Roundabout, performed on this day in 1968 at Club Dynamite in Store Heddinge, Denmark. This was one of the final known dates of the group's debut tour. One week later, they went into the studio for the first time to record their first album. There is no known recording of … Continue reading On This Day (May 4)…Roundabout at Club Dynamite

On This Day (May 3)…Roundabout Return to Copenhagen

Roundabout performed on this day in 1968 at the Studenterforenigen in Copenhagen, Denmark. This is believed to be one of the final concerts on the group's first tour. They would soon enter the studio to record their first album. After this tour, the group changed their name formally to Deep Purple; the upcoming album, Shades … Continue reading On This Day (May 3)…Roundabout Return to Copenhagen

On This Day (April 26)…Another Roundabout at Tivoli

Roundabout performed on this day in 1968 at the Nimb Hotel in Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark. Ad for the show. Retrieved from here. This was the second of two concerts the group performed at Tivoli Gardens. It was possibly only the third performance that the group ever gave on their debut tour. Already, however, a … Continue reading On This Day (April 26)…Another Roundabout at Tivoli