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 (August 28)…Even More Difficult to Cure Tokyo

Rainbow performed on this day in 1981 at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo, Japan. Rainbow were very near the end of their Difficult to Cure Tour, which had kept them occupied throughout 1981. The band up to this date had performed at least one concert every month between February, when they began the tour with … Continue reading On This Day (August 28)…Even More Difficult to Cure Tokyo

On This Day (August 26)…Difficult to Cure Tokyo

Rainbow performed on this day in 1981 at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo, Japan. Poster for the show. Retrieved from here. Rainbow were at the tail end of their Difficult to Cure Tour, undertaken to promote the album of the same name. The group had performed at least one date every month since February, a … Continue reading On This Day (August 26)…Difficult to Cure Tokyo

On This Day (August 23)…Difficult to Cure Nagoya

Rainbow performed on this day in 1981 at the Nagoya-Shī Kokaido in Nagoya, Japan. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. Rainbow were at this point slowly but surely wrapping up their Difficult to Cure Tour, which had begun six months earlier in Virginia Beach. They toured in support of the album of the same … Continue reading On This Day (August 23)…Difficult to Cure Nagoya