On This Day (February 10)…Rainbow Come Down to Winterthur

Rainbow performed on this day in 1980 at Eulachhalle in Winterthur, Switzerland.

Roger Glover, Graham Bonnet, and Ritchie Blackmore onstage at this concert. Photo by Roberto Souza. Retrieved from here.

Rainbow were at this time on their Down to Earth Tour, undertaken to support the album of the same name. The group were currently working their way across the continent of Europe. Just over a week later, they would reach England, the home country for all five members (for the first time, as prior to the Down to Earth lineup Rainbow had always had at least one American member).

This concert is known to have been recorded and is in circulation online.

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