On This Day (July 24)…Works The First in Toronto

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1977 at the CNE Exhibition Stadium in Toronto, Canada. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. ELP were at this time on their Works Tour, which had been in North America since late May. They were appearing in support of the album Works, Volume 1, which … Continue reading On This Day (July 24)…Works The First in Toronto

On This Day (July 23)…Works The First In Rochester

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1977 at the War Memorial Auditorium in Rochester, New York. ELP were at this time on their Works Tour. This was the last date on the tour prior to their first crossing of the Canadian border. While they would spend the majority of their time on … Continue reading On This Day (July 23)…Works The First In Rochester

On This Day (July 23)…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, touring in support of the album of the same name. July was the sixth month in which the group had at least some … Continue reading On This Day (July 23)…Difficult to Cure Newcastle

On This Day (July 22)…Difficult to Cure Manchester

Rainbow performed on this day in 1981 at the Apollo Theater in Manchester, England. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. Rainbow were at this time on their Difficult to Cure Tour, on the third leg overall. This tour had thus far introduced their new, chart-friendlier sound to audiences across Europe and North America. This … Continue reading On This Day (July 22)…Difficult to Cure Manchester

On This Day (July 22)…Works the First in Detroit

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1977 at Cobo Hall in Detroit, Michigan. Retrieved from here. ELP were at this time on their Works Tour, taking them through the United States. Whether or not anything else was planned in Europe, the Works Tour ended up being the third of ELP's tours to … Continue reading On This Day (July 22)…Works the First in Detroit

On This Day (July 22)…Philly Relayer, Part 2

I seem to be being accompanied by a frog, so please sing along.Jon Anderson prior to beginning "The Gates of Delirium" from this performance. Retrieved from here. Yes performed on this day in 1975 at the Spectrum Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Yes' Relayer lineup posing for a promotional photo. Retrieved from here. This concert was … Continue reading On This Day (July 22)…Philly Relayer, Part 2

On This Day (July 21)…Philly Relayer

Yes performed on this day in 1975 at the Spectrum Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. Yes was at this time on their Relayer Tour, supporting the album of the same name. The Relayer Lineup of Yes, set apart by the presence of Swiss keyboardist Patrick Moraz, marked the first … Continue reading On This Day (July 21)…Philly Relayer

On This Day? (July 20)…Works Come to Syracuse

Emerson, Lake & Palmer supposedly performed on this day in 1977 at the Onondaga County War Memorial in Syracuse, New York. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. ELP were at this time on their Works Tour, a tour which throughout its course would be plagued by difficulties. One of the first concerts on the … Continue reading On This Day? (July 20)…Works Come to Syracuse