On This Day (January 17)…Rainbow Come Down to Gothenburg

Rainbow performed on this day in 1980 at the Scandinavium in Gothenburg, Sweden. Crew pass for the tour featuring Rising-era artwork. Retrieved from here. Rainbow were at this time on their Down to Earth Tour, undertaken to support the album of the same name. This was the first date the group performed in Europe after … Continue reading On This Day (January 17)…Rainbow Come Down to Gothenburg

On This Day (April 18)…A Ladder to Gothenburg

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1973 at the Scandinavium in Gothenburg, Sweden. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. ELP were at this time going further and further north with their Get Me A Ladder Tour. This would be the northernmost date they undertook on this particular tour; after Gothenburg, they … Continue reading On This Day (April 18)…A Ladder to Gothenburg

On This Day (February 29)…Deep Purple in Gothenburg

Deep Purple performed on this day in 1972 at the Scandinavium in Gothenburg, Sweden. The celebrated Mark II lineup putting their feet up for a bit. Retrieved from here. This was one of their last dates on the Fireball World tour, undertaken to support their then-most recent album, Fireball. The tour was comparatively short, however. … Continue reading On This Day (February 29)…Deep Purple in Gothenburg