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 (June 21)…Works Still in Philly

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1977 at the Spectrum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. This was the band’s second consecutive day in Philadelphia. The band were still early on this part of the Works Tour, the portion without the orchestra. The orchestra rejoined them at a … Continue reading On This Day (June 21)…Works Still in Philly

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 7)…3 Play the Chestnut Cabaret

3 performed on this day in 1988 at the Chestnut Cabaret in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. 3 had just begun their sole North American tour when they played this show. So far, both this and the previous venue at which they had performed had been age-restricted. Seeing as 3's repertoire … Continue reading On This Day (April 7)…3 Play the Chestnut Cabaret

On This Day (February 5)…Works in Philly

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed at the Spectrum Arena in Philadelphia on this day in 1978. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. The Concert By now, the second leg of Emerson, Lake & Palmer's Works Tour was fully underway. The group had already performed no less than seventeen gigs (with an eighteenth planned gig … Continue reading On This Day (February 5)…Works in Philly

On This Day (November 25)…Tull at the Tower

Jethro Tull circa 1987. Retrieved from here Jethro Tull performed on this day in 1987 at the Tower Theater in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This performance came as part of the “Not Quite The World, More The Here And There Tour”. This tour was done in support of their award-winning album Crest of a Knave. They were … Continue reading On This Day (November 25)…Tull at the Tower