On This Day (April 22)…A Ladder to Dortmund

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1973 at Grosse Westfalenhalle in Dortmund, Germany.

Poster for the show. Retrieved from here.

ELP were at this point on their Get Me A Ladder Tour in Europe. The group performed most of their concerts, like this one, in Germany. Along they way, they had performed in France, Sweden, The Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, and Denmark.

It appears from this poster that this particular gig was a mini-festival of some sort. At this point in ELP’s career, they were often called on as the headline act. Just around a year after this gig, the band would be headlining California Jam.

There is no known recording of this concert.

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