On This Day (September 19)…ELP Debut at Malvern

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1970 at the Winter Gardens in Malvern, England. Photograph of Keith Emerson onstage at Malvern. Photograph by Alfie Stokes. Retrieved from here. This was the very first concert the group performed after their legendary appearance at the Isle of Wight Festival the previous month, and only … Continue reading On This Day (September 19)…ELP Debut at Malvern

On This Day (September 12)…ELP Give a “Fire”-y Show!

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1997 at Harborlights Pavilion in Boston, Massachusetts. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. The band were at this time performing throughout North America on the last leg of their 1997 tour. They would wrap up the tour about a month after this performance. During these … Continue reading On This Day (September 12)…ELP Give a “Fire”-y Show!

On This Day (August 31)…ELP Crossing the Finish Line

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1998 at 4th & B in San Diego, California. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. This concert came at the tail end of ELP's 1998 Tour. The day before, they had had their final concert with Dream Theater and Deep Purple. The tour, while fairly … Continue reading On This Day (August 31)…ELP Crossing the Finish Line

On This Day (August 26)…Works Go Live

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1977 at the Montreal Olympic Stadium in Montreal, Canada. Poster for the show. Retrieved from here. This concert was the final concert on the first leg of ELP's Works Tour. The undertaking was one of the most ambitious rock tours ever planned; ELP was going to … Continue reading On This Day (August 26)…Works Go Live

On This Day (August 23)…The Show that Never Ends Begins

This is what we sound like.Keith Emerson introducing the band. Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1970 at the Plymouth Guildhall in Plymouth, England. Poster advertising the show. Retrieved from here. Keith Emerson, Greg Lake and Carl Palmer had never before taken the stage together. While the trio had already all but … Continue reading On This Day (August 23)…The Show that Never Ends Begins

On This Day (August 20)…Works the First in Dallas

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1977 at the Memorial Auditorium in Dallas, Texas. Front of the tour program. Retrieved from here. ELP were at this time on their Works Tour, traveling throughout the country. This tour had seen them travel in a large counterclockwise loop around North America. They had already … Continue reading On This Day (August 20)…Works the First in Dallas

On This Day (August 17)…Three Bands Crossing the Border

Dream Theater, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, and Deep Purple performed on this day in 1998 at L’Agora du Vieux-Port in Quebec City, Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. This was the first show the three bands, who had been touring together since early in August, performed in Canada. Thus far, they had been in … Continue reading On This Day (August 17)…Three Bands Crossing the Border

On This Day (August 17)…Works Come to Salt Lake City

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1977 at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, Utah. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. ELP were at this time on their Works Tour, performing in support of the album of the same name. They were at this point in the southwestern US, having … Continue reading On This Day (August 17)…Works Come to Salt Lake City

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