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

On This Day (October 5)…ELPowell Come to Miami

4,000 people. Very good gig.Cozy Powell from his tour diary Emerson, Lake & Powell performed on this day in 1986 at the Knight Center in Miami, Florida. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. ELPowell had reached the southernmost concert on their sole North American Tour. The tour wound through North America from mid-August to … Continue reading On This Day (October 5)…ELPowell Come to Miami

On This Day (October 4)…ELP’s First at Newcastle

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1970 at Newcastle City Hall in Newcastle, England. Poster for the show featuring one of ELP's first promotional photos. Retrieved from here. The band were at this time on their debut tour, which took them throughout the UK and to a few German-speaking locations. It went … Continue reading On This Day (October 4)…ELP’s First at Newcastle

On This Day (October 4)…Melody Maker’s Readers Speak

In the October 4, 1980 Melody Maker Magazine’s reader’s poll, the following answers were put forth. Scanned by Wayne Halifax. Melody Maker Magazine appeared to have strong progressive leanings throughout the 1970s and on into 1980, as this poll shows. What is particularly interesting is some musicians’ staying power over others. The presence (or absence) … Continue reading On This Day (October 4)…Melody Maker’s Readers Speak

On This Day (September 27)…ELP Sit In The Hot Seat

Emerson, Lake & Palmer released In The Hot Seat on this day in 1994. Album cover, designed by Hans Neleman. Retrieved from here. This was ELP's final studio album, capping off their twenty-four year history in studios. As with its immediate predecessor, Black Moon, the band brought in an outside producer for the album rather … Continue reading On This Day (September 27)…ELP Sit In The Hot Seat

On This Day (September 23)…ELPowell at the Palace on the Prairie

2,400 people, 4 out of 10, It wasn't that clever.Cozy Powell from his tour diary Emerson, Lake & Powell performed at Richfield Coliseum on this day in 1986. Promotional image for the band. Retrieved from here. The band were on their first and only North American tour, which saw them spanning the country in an … Continue reading On This Day (September 23)…ELPowell at the Palace on the Prairie

On This Day (September 20)…ELPowell Meet MSG

13,000 people, 9.5 out of 10. It was a really good show and we went down with a storm.Cozy Powell from his tour diary about the show. Emerson, Lake & Powell performed on this day in 1986 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. Guest pass for the show. Retrieved from here. … Continue reading On This Day (September 20)…ELPowell Meet MSG

On This Day (September 19)…ELP Debut at Malvern

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1970 at the Winter Gardens in Malvern, England. Photograph of Keith Emerson onstage at Malvern. Photograph by Alfie Stokes. Retrieved from here. This was the very first concert the group performed after their legendary appearance at the Isle of Wight Festival the previous month, and only … Continue reading On This Day (September 19)…ELP Debut at Malvern

On This Day (September 12)…ELP Give a “Fire”-y Show!

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1997 at Harborlights Pavilion in Boston, Massachusetts. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. The band were at this time performing throughout North America on the last leg of their 1997 tour. They would wrap up the tour about a month after this performance. During these … Continue reading On This Day (September 12)…ELP Give a “Fire”-y Show!