On This Day (April 20)…Mark VI Play The Tower Again

Deep Purple performed on this day in 1991 at the Tower Theater in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ad for the show. Retrieved from here. Deep Purple were at this time on their Slaves & Masters tour, undertaken to support the album of the same name. This was the sole album and tour undertaken by the Mark VI … Continue reading On This Day (April 20)…Mark VI Play The Tower Again

On This Day (September 29)…Rainbow Come Down to Philadelphia

Rainbow performed on this day in 1979 at the Spectrum Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. Rainbow were at this time touring in support of their recently-released album Down to Earth. The album featured a radical shift in the group's makeup, with newcomers Graham Bonnet, Don Airey, and Roger Glover … Continue reading On This Day (September 29)…Rainbow Come Down to Philadelphia

On This Day (July 22)…Philly Relayer, Part 2

I seem to be being accompanied by a frog, so please sing along.Jon Anderson prior to beginning "The Gates of Delirium" from this performance. Retrieved from here. Yes performed on this day in 1975 at the Spectrum Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Yes' Relayer lineup posing for a promotional photo. Retrieved from here. This concert was … Continue reading On This Day (July 22)…Philly Relayer, Part 2

On This Day (July 21)…Philly Relayer

Yes performed on this day in 1975 at the Spectrum Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. Yes was at this time on their Relayer Tour, supporting the album of the same name. The Relayer Lineup of Yes, set apart by the presence of Swiss keyboardist Patrick Moraz, marked the first … Continue reading On This Day (July 21)…Philly Relayer

On This Day (May 9)…Difficult to Cure Philadelphia

Rainbow performed on this day in 1981 at the Tower Theater in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Rainbow were coming to the end of the dates they co-headlined with Canadian guitarist Pat Travers. This also would mark the end of their period touring in the United States as part of their Difficult to Cure Tour save for one … Continue reading On This Day (May 9)…Difficult to Cure Philadelphia

On This Day (April 30)…Difficult to Cure Pittsburgh

Rainbow performed on this day in 1981 at the Stanley Theater in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. Rainbow were at this point on their Difficult to Cure Tour, which had so far taken them throughout North America. They were touring with Canadian guitarist Pat Travers for these concerts, and would do … Continue reading On This Day (April 30)…Difficult to Cure Pittsburgh