On This Day (August 16)…Rainbow’s End At Monsters of Rock

Touch, Riot, Saxon, April Wine, Scorpions, Judas Priest, and Rainbow performed on this day in 1980 at Donnington Park in Castle Donington, England. Ticket for the show. Donington is misspelled. Retrieved from here. This was the first Monsters of Rock festival, which would run most years from 1980 until 1996, and see spinoffs in multiple … Continue reading On This Day (August 16)…Rainbow’s End At Monsters of Rock

On This Day (August 16)…Works the Second in Las Vegas

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1977 at the Aladdin Theater in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ad for the show. Retrieved from here. This was the band's second consecutive night in Las Vegas. They stopped in the city for the first time in their career on their Works Tour. The tour was undertaken … Continue reading On This Day (August 16)…Works the Second in Las Vegas