On This Day (June 12)…ARW feat. Newcastle

Yes featuring ARW performed on this day in 2018 at Newcastle City Hall in Newcastle, England. ARW onstage. From left to right: Trevor Rabin, Louis Molino III, Jon Anderson, Iain Hornal, and Rick Wakeman. Photo by Tommo. Retrieved from here. ARW, consisting of Yes alumni Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman, were at this … Continue reading On This Day (June 12)…ARW feat. Newcastle

On This Day (June 6)…Infinite Kyiv

Deep Purple performed on this day in 2018 at Palats Sportu in Kyiv, Ukraine. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. Deep Purple were at this time on their Long Goodbye Tour, undertaken to support the album Infinite. While the tour and album were widely marketed as the group's possible last studio and live appearances, … Continue reading On This Day (June 6)…Infinite Kyiv

On This Day (August 30)…A Long Goodbye to Quebec

Deep Purple and Judas Priest performed on this day in 2018 at the Centre Videotron in Quebec City, Canada. Roger Glover, Ian Gillan, and Steve Morse onstage at Centre Videotron on August 30, 2018. My photo, do not reproduce without permission. Deep Purple were at this time on their Long Goodbye Tour, supporting their album … Continue reading On This Day (August 30)…A Long Goodbye to Quebec

On This Day (May 30)…A Long Goodbye to Moscow

Deep Purple performed on this day in 2018 at the Olimpijski Stadium in Moscow, Russia. Roger Glover, Ian Paice, Ian Gillan and Steve Morse onstage in Moscow. Retrieved from here. This date was their second of 2018 as they continued The Long Goodbye Tour, undertaken to support Infinite, their most recently-released album. The 2018 leg … Continue reading On This Day (May 30)…A Long Goodbye to Moscow

On This Day (April 20)…Rainbow’s End 2018

Rainbow performed on this day in 2018 at the O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic. Ad for the show. Retrieved from here. This concert was the last of five tour dates on Rainbow's Memories in Rock 2018 Tour, a chance for the modern lineup of Rainbow to tour four countries in Europe. They brought a … Continue reading On This Day (April 20)…Rainbow’s End 2018

On This Day (April 18)…Rainbow Straight Through Berlin

Rainbow performed on this day in 2018 at the Velodrom in Berlin, Germany. Rainbow onstage at the Velodrom. Retrieved from here. Rainbow were on the fourth of their five concerts in Europe for their 2018 tour. This one brought them to Germany for the first and only concert of the tour, something posters were quick … Continue reading On This Day (April 18)…Rainbow Straight Through Berlin

On This Day (April 13)…Rainbow Straight Through Finland

Rainbow performed on this day in 2018 at the Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. Rainbow were at this point smack-dab in the middle of their short Memories in Rock 2018 tour, a chance for fans to catch guitarist Ritchie Blackmore playing some of the hits of his career. … Continue reading On This Day (April 13)…Rainbow Straight Through Finland

On This Day (April 11)…Rainbow Rock In Russia ’18

Rainbow performed on this day in 2018 at Ledovy Dvorets in St. Petersburg, Russia. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. This concert was the second of five concerts the band performed on their Memories in Rock 2018 tour. For the most part, the technical details remain the same between nights, though a few songs … Continue reading On This Day (April 11)…Rainbow Rock In Russia ’18

On This Day (April 8)…Rainbow Rise in Russia

Rainbow performed on this day in 2018 at the Olimpijski Stadium in Moscow, Russia. Poster for the show. Retrieved from here. This concert signaled the beginning of Rainbow's Memories in Rock 2018 Tour, which took the group through Northern Europe in mid-April. For these concerts, Rainbow was composed of guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, singer Ronnie Romero, … Continue reading On This Day (April 8)…Rainbow Rise in Russia

Live Review: Deep Purple—2018-09-01 Jones Beach, Wantagh, New York

Image retrieved from here. Tracks Highway StarPictures of HomeSometimes I Feel Like ScreamingGuitar SoloUncommon ManLazyKnocking at Your Back DoorKeyboard SoloPerfect StrangersSpace Truckin'Smoke on the WaterPeter Gunn ThemeHushGoodbye Note: Two songs: "Bloodsucker" and "Strange Kind of Woman" were not recorded in between "Pictures of Home" and "Sometimes I Feel Like Screaming" Personnel Ian Gillan - vocalSteve … Continue reading Live Review: Deep Purple—2018-09-01 Jones Beach, Wantagh, New York