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 (May 5)…Roundabout Comes to Ringsted

Deep Purple performed on this day in 1968 at the Beat House in Ringsted, Denmark. Ad for the show. Note both the use of the band's original name and the misspelling of said name. Retrieved from here. This was one of Purple's first-ever shows, from their very short Debut Tour. This debut tour took place … Continue reading On This Day (May 5)…Roundabout Comes to Ringsted

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 20)…Say Hello to Deep Purple—Err, Roundabout

The band Roundabout played their first live gig on this day in 1968 at Vestpoppen Parkskolen Club in Taastrup, Denmark. The group is better known today by the name they would adopt during this debut tour, Deep Purple. Photo of the group accompanying an announcement in the paper. From left to right: Ritchie Blackmore, Rod … Continue reading On This Day (April 20)…Say Hello to Deep Purple—Err, Roundabout