On This Day (October 12)…Rainbow Work Through Illness

Rainbow performed on this day in 1979 at the International Amphitheater in Chicago, Illinois. Ticket stub. Retrieved from here. The band was still early in their Down To Earth Tour, which had begun the previous September. For some of the dates, including this one, Rainbow shared the bill with Blue Oyster Cult. However, it was … Continue reading On This Day (October 12)…Rainbow Work Through Illness

On This Day (April 16)…Rainbow Over Chicago

Rainbow performed at the International Amphitheatre in Chicago on this day in 1981. They appeared on the bill with the Pat Travers Band. Advertisement for the concert. Retrieved from here. Rainbow was on the first leg of their Difficult to Cure tour, in support of the album of the same name. Difficult to Cure, with … Continue reading On This Day (April 16)…Rainbow Over Chicago

On This Day (January 22)…Even More Works in Chicago

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1978 at the International Amphitheatre in Chicago. Ticket from the gig. Retrieved as always from here. Unlike the previous two dates, for which there was some venue-related confusion, all the sources I have used are in agreement that the band was actually at the International Amphitheatre … Continue reading On This Day (January 22)…Even More Works in Chicago