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)…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

On This Day (August 15)…Emerson, Lake & Powell Take the Stage

3,500 people and I gave it a 4 out of 10.Cozy Powell from his tour diary. Emerson, Lake & Powell performed on this day in 1986 at the County Coliseum in El Paso, Texas. Promotional image of Keith Emerson, Greg Lake and Cozy Powell. Retrieved from here. Leadup Emerson and Lake: Since last appearing onstage … Continue reading On This Day (August 15)…Emerson, Lake & Powell Take the Stage

On This Day (August 14)…Works Return to Long Beach

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1977 at the Long Beach Arena in Long Beach, California. Backstage pass for the show. Retrieved from here. ELP were at this time on their Works Tour, which took them throughout North America. They were nearing the end of the turbulent first leg of the tour … Continue reading On This Day (August 14)…Works Return to Long Beach

On This Day (August 6)…Works The First in Oakland

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1977 at the Oakland Coliseum Arena in Oakland, California. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. ELP were at this time on their Works Tour. They had recently finished a short run of dates in Canada, and were now traveling south along the West Coast of … Continue reading On This Day (August 6)…Works The First in Oakland

On This Day (August 4)…Works Come to San Francisco

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day at the Cow Palace in San Francisco, California. Ad for the show and for other events around the time. Retrieved from here. ELP were at this time on their Works Tour. This tour saw them traveling throughout North America. They were supporting the first of two albums … Continue reading On This Day (August 4)…Works Come to San Francisco