On This Day (July 22)…ELP Face the Rising Sun

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1972 at Kourakuen Stadium in Tokyo, Japan. Poster for the show. Retrieved from here. This concert was the first ELP ever performed in Asia, the third continent they visited overall. They would not add a fourth continent to their travel itinerary for over twenty years. ELP … Continue reading On This Day (July 22)…ELP Face the Rising Sun

On This Day (January 25)…Tuscaloosa Salad Surgery

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1974 at the University of Alabama Memorial Coliseum in Tsucaloosa, Alabama. Ad for the show. Retrieved from here. ELP were at this time on their Brain Salad Surgery Tour, undertaken to support the album of the same name. This was the last multi-continental tour that the … Continue reading On This Day (January 25)…Tuscaloosa Salad Surgery

On This Day (December 12)…ELP’s (Second) First at Leeds

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1970 at Leeds University in Leeds, England. ELP were at this time on their debut tour, undertaken to support the album of the same name. The group were near the end of the tour, which had been going on since August of that year. During the … Continue reading On This Day (December 12)…ELP’s (Second) First at Leeds

On This Day (November 15)…Works Come To Lansing

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1977 at Jenison Field House, a portion of Michigan State University in Lansing, Michigan. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. ELP were at this time on their Works Tour, undertaken to support the two albums of the same name. The first of these two, Works, … Continue reading On This Day (November 15)…Works Come To Lansing

On This Day (October 22)…Works Come to College Park

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1977 at Cole Field House at the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland. Ad for the show. Retrieved from here. ELP were at this time on their Works Tour, undertaken to support the two albums of the same name. At this time, they had just … Continue reading On This Day (October 22)…Works Come to College Park

On This Day (October 20)…ELP’s First Homecoming

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1970 at the Winter Gardens in Bournemouth, England. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. ELP were at this time midway through their debut tour, undertaken from late summer to winter of 1970. During this time, the group released their first album. Shows from this period … Continue reading On This Day (October 20)…ELP’s First Homecoming

On This Day (October 15)…Works Return!

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1977 at the Ohio University Convocation Center in Athens, Ohio. Poster for the show. Retrieved from here. This concert was the first stop on the second leg of ELP's Works Tour. This second leg saw the group drastically retooling their approach from the first leg, which … Continue reading On This Day (October 15)…Works Return!

On This Day (October 11)…ELP’s first at Caird Hall

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1970 at Caird Hall in Dundee, Scotland. Poster advertising this and many other shows. Retrieved from here. ELP were going strong on their debut tour at this point. They had yet to release their first album, but strong reputations from their respective three bands and several … Continue reading On This Day (October 11)…ELP’s first at Caird Hall

On This Day (October 9)…ELP’s First in Glasgow

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1970 at Green's Playhouse in Glasgow, Scotland. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. For their debut tour, Emerson, Lake & Palmer packed dates in throughout September, October, and late November/early December. This first impression was critical for the band, which had three decently famous members … Continue reading On This Day (October 9)…ELP’s First in Glasgow

On This Day (October 7)…ELP’s First at Brighton

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1970 at the Brighton Dome in Brighton, England. It was their first time at this particular venue. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. This gig occurred during their debut tour, a critical time at which they had to introduce themselves to the general public. While … Continue reading On This Day (October 7)…ELP’s First at Brighton