On This Day (May 30)…A Long Goodbye to Moscow

Deep Purple performed on this day in 2018 at the Olimpijski Stadium in Moscow, Russia. Roger Glover, Ian Paice, Ian Gillan and Steve Morse onstage in Moscow. Retrieved from here. This date was their second of 2018 as they continued The Long Goodbye Tour, undertaken to support Infinite, their most recently-released album. The 2018 leg … Continue reading On This Day (May 30)…A Long Goodbye to Moscow

On This Day (April 8)…Rainbow Rise in Russia

Rainbow performed on this day in 2018 at the Olimpijski Stadium in Moscow, Russia. Poster for the show. Retrieved from here. This concert signaled the beginning of Rainbow's Memories in Rock 2018 Tour, which took the group through Northern Europe in mid-April. For these concerts, Rainbow was composed of guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, singer Ronnie Romero, … Continue reading On This Day (April 8)…Rainbow Rise in Russia

On This Day (March 19)…Moscow, Meet Mark VIII!

Deep Purple performed on this day in 2002 at the Olimpijski Sports Complex in Moscow, Russia. Promotional banner with inaccurate information as detailed below. Retrieved from here. Deep Purple performed this concert in a period of transition. The previous month had seen the final dates with longtime Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord, who retired from … Continue reading On This Day (March 19)…Moscow, Meet Mark VIII!