On This Day (May 1)…Difficult to Cure The Capital

Rainbow performed on this day in 1981 at the McDonough Arena at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

Ad for the show. Retrieved from here.

The band were at this time on their Difficult to Cure Tour, having nearly completed their North American dates. The group had already completed the first set of dates, a small club date leg; they were now finishing the second leg, a larger stadium tour.

For these dates, the band teamed up with Canadian guitarist Pat Travers and a succession of support acts.

There is no known recording of this particular concert.

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