On This Day (January 27)…Rainbow Come Down to Cambrai

Rainbow performed on this day in 1980 at the Palais Des Grottes in Cambrai, France. Ad for the show and all other French concerts on this tour. Retrieved from here. Rainbow were at this time on their Down to Earth Tour, undertaken to support the album of the same name. The group had now been … Continue reading On This Day (January 27)…Rainbow Come Down to Cambrai

On This Day (January 5)…Deep Purple In Anciennes Halles

Deep Purple performed on this day in 1970 at Pavilion 8 of the Anciennes Halles in Paris, France. Deep Purple's Mark II lineup. Retrieved from here. This concert was the group's first performance of 1970. They would go on to perform several concerts every month of the year and release an album in June. Deep … Continue reading On This Day (January 5)…Deep Purple In Anciennes Halles

On this Day (November 22)…Paris has a Tangerine Dream

Tangerine Dream performed on this day in 1976 at the Palais des Sports in Paris, France. The Performance The concert went on for just under two hours, and was entirely improvised. It featured portions similar to their recent album Stratosfear, as well as vague similarities to Phaedra. Tangerine Dream at the time consisted of Edgar … Continue reading On this Day (November 22)…Paris has a Tangerine Dream