On This Day (June 12)…ARW feat. Newcastle

Yes featuring ARW performed on this day in 2018 at Newcastle City Hall in Newcastle, England. ARW onstage. From left to right: Trevor Rabin, Louis Molino III, Jon Anderson, Iain Hornal, and Rick Wakeman. Photo by Tommo. Retrieved from here. ARW, consisting of Yes alumni Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman, were at this … Continue reading On This Day (June 12)…ARW feat. Newcastle

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 (March 26)…ELP Takes Us To an Exhibition

We’re gonna give you “Pictures at an Exhibition!” Keith Emerson, opening words of Pictures at an Exhibition Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed at Newcastle City Hall on this day in 1971. Retrieved from here. ELP’s interpretation and performance of Modest Mussorgsky’s classic tone poem on this night was later released as their album Pictures at … Continue reading On This Day (March 26)…ELP Takes Us To an Exhibition

On This Day (February 29)…Purpendicular in Newcastle

Deep Purple performed on this day in 1996 at the City Hall in Newcastle. Ticket for the concert. Retrieved from here. The band had released their most recent album, Purpendicular, earlier that month. The band began the tour to support that album in the U.K., providing the first UK dates they had undertaken in five … Continue reading On This Day (February 29)…Purpendicular in Newcastle

On this Day (November 26)…Gary Moore at Mayfair

Gary Moore performed on this day in 1982 at the Mayfair Ballroom in Newcastle, England. Poster promoting the tour. Retrieved from here. This concert was an early part of his Corridors of Power tour, undertaken to support the album of the same name. The lineup for this tour was absolutely unmatched in talent. Gary's fellow … Continue reading On this Day (November 26)…Gary Moore at Mayfair