On This Day (April 26)…Another Roundabout at Tivoli

Roundabout performed on this day in 1968 at the Nimb Hotel in Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark. Ad for the show. Retrieved from here. This was the second of two concerts the group performed at Tivoli Gardens. It was possibly only the third performance that the group ever gave on their debut tour. Already, however, a … Continue reading On This Day (April 26)…Another Roundabout at Tivoli

On This Day (April 25)…Roundabout at an Amusement Park

The band Roundabout, which would soon become known as Deep Purple, performed on this day in 1968 at the Nimb Hotel in Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark. Poster for the show. Retrieved from here. This was one of the first concerts undertaken by the first lineup of the band, during their short debut tour. They had … Continue reading On This Day (April 25)…Roundabout at an Amusement Park

On This Day (November 30)…Going Bananas in Copenhagen

Deep Purple performed on this day in 2003 at K.B. Hallen in Copenhagen, Denmark. Ad for the show. Retrieved from here. Deep Purple were at this time touring to support their most recent album, Bananas. This was the first album the group released which featured Don Airey on keyboards; he had become a permanent member … Continue reading On This Day (November 30)…Going Bananas in Copenhagen

On This Day (October 1)…Deep Purple Abandon Copenhagen

Deep Purple performed on this day in 1998 at K.B. Hallen in Copenhagen, Denmark. Ad for the show. Retrieved from here. Deep Purple were at this time on their Abandon Tour, supporting the album of the same name. This album had been released in June of that year. Reviews of the concert were on the … Continue reading On This Day (October 1)…Deep Purple Abandon Copenhagen

On This Day (June 5)…Difficult to Cure Copenhagen

Rainbow performed on this day in 1981 at Brøndby-Hallen in Copenhagen, Denmark. Keyboardist Don Airey and bassist Roger Glover onstage at Brøndby-Hallen. Photo by Lars and Niels Kroman. Retrieved from here. Rainbow’s Difficult to Cure Tour was better-documented in Europe than it was in North America. Of these first three dates, all of them and … Continue reading On This Day (June 5)…Difficult to Cure Copenhagen

On This Day (April 17)…A Ladder to Copenhagen

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1973 at Brøndby-Hallen in Copenhagen, Denmark. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. ELP were currently on their Get Me a Ladder Tour, which was making its way through Europe at this time. This particular concert was up to this point the northernmost concert they performed. … Continue reading On This Day (April 17)…A Ladder to Copenhagen

On This Day (January 20)…Rainbow Over Falkoner Theater

Rainbow performed on this day in 1980 at the Falkoner Theater in Copenhagen, Denmark. It was the third date of the European leg of their Down To Earth tour. Concert ticket. Retrieved from here. Down To Earth, released the previous year, represented a dramatic shift in the group’s sound, beginning their turn to the AOR … Continue reading On This Day (January 20)…Rainbow Over Falkoner Theater

On This Day (December 9)…Deep Purple Start Anew

On this day in 1973, David Coverdale and Glenn Hughes performed with Deep Purple for the first time in at K.B. Hallen in Copenhagen, Denmark. They would go on to be part of the band until it went on hiatus in 1976. Glenn Hughes, David Coverdale and Ritchie Blackmore onstage with Deep Purple's third lineup. … Continue reading On This Day (December 9)…Deep Purple Start Anew