On This Day (June 29)…Mark II’s First Split

Deep Purple performed on this day in 1973 at Osaka Kosei Nenkin Kaikan Hall in Osaka, Japan. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. According to a German report, the band performed two sold-out shows on this night. It was the final stop on the Japanese leg of the tour, as well as the final … Continue reading On This Day (June 29)…Mark II’s First Split

On This Day (May 4)…ELP Reach the Top of the Ladder

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1973 at the Velodromo Vigorelli in Milan, Italy. Ticket for the show reflecting the original concert date. Retrieved from here. With this date, ELP brought their Get Me A Ladder Tour to a triumphant finish. During this tour, undertaken prior to the recording of their upcoming … Continue reading On This Day (May 4)…ELP Reach the Top of the Ladder

On This Day (May 3)…A Ladder to Bologna

Emerson, Lake & performed on this day in 1973 at the Stadio Communale in Bologna, Italy. Ticket for the show showing the original date. Retrieved from here. The band were at this time on their Get Me a Ladder Tour, which had taken them throughout Europe. This concert would be their penultimate show. As you … Continue reading On This Day (May 3)…A Ladder to Bologna

On This Day (May 2)…Get Me A Ladder Gets Back On The Road

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1973 at the Stadio Flaminio in Rome, Italy. Ad for the show. Retrieved from here. ELP's Get Me A Ladder Tour was at its tail end by the time it finally reached Italy, the last country scheduled. Before too long, they would be back in the … Continue reading On This Day (May 2)…Get Me A Ladder Gets Back On The Road

On This Day (April 26)…Another Ladder to Vienna

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1973 at the Konzerthaus in Vienna, Austria. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. This was the second of two dates the band performed in Vienna during their Get Me a Ladder Tour. Austria was the second-to-last country they performed in during this short but influential … Continue reading On This Day (April 26)…Another Ladder to Vienna

On This Day (April 25)…A Ladder to Vienna

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day at the Konzerthaus in Vienna, Austria. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. Vienna was the second-to-last country reached by ELP on their Get Me A Ladder Tour. The tour saw them traverse throughout Europe on a fairly tight tour schedule, visiting countries as far north as … Continue reading On This Day (April 25)…A Ladder to Vienna

On This Day (April 24)…A Ladder to Munich

We drew more people than the Olympic Games, which is nice.Greg Lake, the Manticore Special. Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1973 at the Olympiahalle in Munich, Germany. Poster for the show. Retrieved from here. ELP were nearing the end of their Get Me A Ladder, the third tour they had undertaken. … Continue reading On This Day (April 24)…A Ladder to Munich

On This Day (April 23)…A Ladder to Münster

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1973 at Münsterlandhalle in Münster, Germany. Retrieved from here. ELP were at this time late into their Get Me a Ladder Tour, which visited western, central and Northern Europe throughout the month of April, with a few days in March and May on either side. This … Continue reading On This Day (April 23)…A Ladder to Münster

On This Day (April 22)…A Ladder to Dortmund

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1973 at Grosse Westfalenhalle in Dortmund, Germany. Poster for the show. Retrieved from here. ELP were at this point on their Get Me A Ladder Tour in Europe. The group performed most of their concerts, like this one, in Germany. Along they way, they had performed … Continue reading On This Day (April 22)…A Ladder to Dortmund

On This Day (April 21)…A Ladder To Amsterdam

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1973 at Oude Rai in Amsterdam, Holland. Announcement of the show. Retrieved from here. The band was at this point midway through their Get Me A Ladder Tour, a relatively short but impactful tour through Europe in the spring of 1973. Just prior to this, the … Continue reading On This Day (April 21)…A Ladder To Amsterdam