On This Day (October 6)…Rainbow Come Down to Dayton

Rainbow performed on this day in 1979 at the Hara Arena in Dayton, Ohio.

Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here.

Rainbow were at this time on their Down to Earth tour, supporting the album of the same name. Early in the tour, the group served as an opening act for Blue Öyster Cult. These early concerts had various degrees of success. On some nights, Rainbow managed to outshine the Cult, while on other nights, things went far less swimmingly. One such night was coming up immediately after this particular performance…

There is no known recording of this concert.

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