On This Day (April 18)…Difficult to Cure Indianapolis

Rainbow performed on this day in 1981 at the Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Announcement for the show. Retrieved from here.

The band were at this point on their Difficult to Cure Tour, which first reached North America. They had been going relatively steadily since February, when they first performed at the Peppermint Club at Virginia Beach. At this point, they were coheadlining a set of dates with Canadian guitarist Pat Travers. On some nights, it was Travers billed first; Rainbow took top billing other nights.

Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here.

While Travers was first on the bill for the Indianapolis show, he was actually ill and missed the concert. However, his band reportedly played without him.

There is no known recording of this concert.

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