On This Day (April 20)…Wembley Salad Surgery

Emerson, Lake and Palmer performed on this day in 1974 at the Empire Pool in Wembley, a part of London. Ad for the show. Retrieved from here. Originally, this concert was going to be the last at this location. By popular demand, a fourth was added the day after this one. All four of them … Continue reading On This Day (April 20)…Wembley Salad Surgery

On This Day (March 12)…Deep Purple Don’t Take The Empire Pool Swimmingly

“We`ve come to quash rumours that Purple have finished.”David Coverdale reportedly during this concert. Retrieved from here. Deep Purple performed on this day in 1976 at the Empire Pool in London, England. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. This was the second of five dates that Deep Purple's fourth lineup performed England. After this, … Continue reading On This Day (March 12)…Deep Purple Don’t Take The Empire Pool Swimmingly

On This Day (February 29)…Rainbow Cause a Riot!

Rainbow performed on this day in 1980 at the Wembley Arena in London, England. Poster for the show. Retrieved from here. Although all of the members of the band were from England, Rainbow’s Down to Earth tour had yet to go there prior to this batch of concerts. They had spent the duration of their … Continue reading On This Day (February 29)…Rainbow Cause a Riot!