On This Day (April 4)…Difficult to Cure Beaumont

Rainbow performed on this day in 1981 at Fair Park Coliseum in Beaumont, Texas.

Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here.

Rainbow were at the time on the Difficult to Cure Tour, touring North America with guitarist Pat Travers.

A review from this show states that while Rainbow did a good job, Ritchie Blackmore dealt with multiple instances of broken strings, which angered him. However, unlike an earlier instance of a similar issue, the set was apparently finished (source).

There is no known recording of this concert.

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