On This Day (December 8)…Colosseum II in Birmingham

Colosseum II performed on this day in 1975 at the Birmingham Odeon in Birmingham, England. Original lineup of Colosseum II. Retrieved from here. At this particular gig, the band was supporting Electric Light Orchestra. Interestingly, a member of Colosseum II, Don Airey, would one day tour with Electric Light Orchestra in the 1990s. The band … Continue reading On This Day (December 8)‚ĶColosseum II in Birmingham

On This Day (November 24)…ELP and the Home Turf Advantage

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1972 at the Odeon Theatre in Birmingham, England. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. ELP actually performed two concerts on this date. One happened at 6:30, the other at 9:00 PM. 1972 was the last year during which ELP sometimes doubled up performances. By their … Continue reading On This Day (November 24)…ELP and the Home Turf Advantage