On This Day (July 22)…ELP Face the Rising Sun

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1972 at Kourakuen Stadium in Tokyo, Japan. Poster for the show. Retrieved from here. This concert was the first ELP ever performed in Asia, the third continent they visited overall. They would not add a fourth continent to their travel itinerary for over twenty years. ELP … Continue reading On This Day (July 22)…ELP Face the Rising Sun

On This Day (June 24)…ELP at Wetzikon

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1972 at Mehrzweckhalle in Wetzikon, Switzerland. Ad for the show. Retrieved from here. ELP were at this time on their Trilogy Tour, supporting the album of the same name. As Trilogy featured many studio overdubs and thus was notoriously difficult to perform onstage, a great deal … Continue reading On This Day (June 24)…ELP at Wetzikon

On This Day (June 8)…Hoedown at Denmark

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1972 at the Falkoner Theater in Copenhagen, Denmark. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. ELP were at this time supporting their Trilogy album, which would be released later in the summer. Trilogy proved to be exceedingly difficult to perform live, to the point that the … Continue reading On This Day (June 8)…Hoedown at Denmark

On This Day (November 27)…ELP at Brighton Dome

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1972 at the Brighton Dome in Brighton, England. This concert was part of the Trilogy Tour, undertaken to support the album of the same name. However, due to that album’s noted difficulty to perform live, only two songs, “Hoedown” and “The Sheriff”, were on the setlist. … Continue reading On This Day (November 27)…ELP at Brighton Dome