On This Day (November 7)…Rainbow Comes Down to Oakland

Rainbow performed on this day in 1979 at the Auditorium Arena in Oakland, California.

Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here.

Rainbow were at this time on their Down To Earth tour, undertaken to support the album of the same name. After beginning the tour as an opening act for Blue Öyster Cult, Rainbow had by this point struck out on their own, beginning on the West Coast of the United States. According to sources, they had originally been scheduled for a tour around Germany at this point, but chose to remain in the US in order to better reach fans in the country.

There is no known recording of this particular concert.

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