On This Day (September 3)…ELPowell Cross the Border

8.5 out of 10, unbelievable gig, we had a 10 minute standing ovation and they wouldn't leave. 2 encores, a fabulous show. Cozy Powell about the show. From his tour diary. Emerson, Lake & Powell performed on this day in 1986 at Massey Hall in Toronto, Ontario. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. This … Continue reading On This Day (September 3)…ELPowell Cross the Border

On This Day (February 26)…Going Bananas in Toronto

Deep Purple performed on this day in 2004 at Massey Hall in Toronto, Canada. Ian Gillan and Steve Morse onstage at Massey Hall. Retrieved from here. Deep Purple were touring in support of their then-most recent album, Bananas. This album was also the first to feature their newest member, keyboardist Don Airey, and the last … Continue reading On This Day (February 26)…Going Bananas in Toronto

On This Day (February 12)…Deep Purple Makes an Impression

Deep Purple performed at Massey Hall in Toronto on this day in 2012. Deep Purple onstage at Massey Hall. Retrieved from here. This concert was undertaken as part of the Smoke on the Nation tour, a set of seventeen Canadian tour dates which was a part of the larger Songs That Built Rock tour. The … Continue reading On This Day (February 12)…Deep Purple Makes an Impression

On This Day (February 3)…More Works at Maple Leaf Gardens

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1978 at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto. Concert tickets. Retrieved from here and here. This was the band's second consecutive night at Maple Leaf Gardens on their Works tour. They would be on this second leg until mid-March. This leg of the tour was conducted without … Continue reading On This Day (February 3)…More Works at Maple Leaf Gardens

On This Day (January 23)…Black Moon Over Toronto

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day at Massey Hall in Toronto, Ontario. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. ELP were at this time on the second leg of their Black Moon tour. It was the first tour they had undertaken together since 1978, though all three had toured as pairs within larger … Continue reading On This Day (January 23)…Black Moon Over Toronto

On This Day (January 22)…Black Moon Rises Over Toronto

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1993 at Massey Hall in Toronto. The trio onstage during the Black Moon tour, though not at this night's performance. Retrieved from here. This concert was undertaken as part of their Black Moon Tour. At this point, the second leg of the tour was well underway, … Continue reading On This Day (January 22)…Black Moon Rises Over Toronto