On This Day (July 31)…Works Come To Seattle

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1977 at the Seattle Center Coliseum in Seattle, Washington. Ad for the show and for other upcoming shows at the venue. Retrieved from here. ELP were at this time on their Works Tour, touring in support of the first album of that name. The second, Works, … Continue reading On This Day (July 31)…Works Come To Seattle

On This Day (July 29)…Works Come to Vancouver

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1977 in Vancouver. ELP were at this time on their Works Tour, going in a southern motion down the Pacific Coast. There doesn't seem to be any sort of confirmation this date exists beyond one extant recording. There was a date the next day, however. There … Continue reading On This Day (July 29)…Works Come to Vancouver

On This Day (July 30)…More Works in Vancouver

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1977 at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver, Canada. Ad for the show. Retrieved from here. ELP were at this time on their Works Tour. They were touring in support of Works, Volume 1, which had been released in mid-March of that year. I have heard that … Continue reading On This Day (July 30)…More Works in Vancouver

On This Day (July 28)…Happy Birthday, Steve Morse!

The guitarist Steve Morse was born on this day in 1954. Morse onstage with The Dixie Dregs. Photo by Matt Gibbons. Retrieved from here. Born in Hamilton, Ohio and transplanted to Augusta, Georgia at a young age, Morse first picked up the guitar at twelve. He would later attend the University of Miami for music … Continue reading On This Day (July 28)…Happy Birthday, Steve Morse!

On This Day (July 27)…Works Come To Calgary

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1977 at the Corral in Calgary, Canada. ELP onstage in the Works Era. From Gig Magazine's September 1977 edition. Retrieved from Pinterest. ELP were at this time on their Works Tour. This North America-based tour saw them traveling throughout the US and Canada in support of … Continue reading On This Day (July 27)…Works Come To Calgary

On This Day (July 26)…Difficult to Cure London

Rainbow performed on this day in 1981 at the Hammersmith Odeon in London, England. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. Rainbow were at this time on their Difficult to Cure Tour, which had up to this point taken them across North America and Europe. London was the last confirmed stop on the European leg … Continue reading On This Day (July 26)…Difficult to Cure London

On This Day (July 25)…ELP, the Show That Finally Ends

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 2010 at the High Voltage festival at Victoria Park in London, England. Poster for the show. Retrieved from here. This was the first and only show that ELP would perform in the twenty-first century. It was also the first show the group had undertaken since splitting … Continue reading On This Day (July 25)…ELP, the Show That Finally Ends

On This Day (July 24)…Even More Difficult to Cure Newcastle

Rainbow performed on this day in 1981 at Newcastle City Hall in Newcastle, England. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. Rainbow were at this time on their Difficult to Cure Tour, supporting the album of the same name. This concert is known to have been recorded and is in circulation online. This was second … Continue reading On This Day (July 24)…Even More Difficult to Cure Newcastle