On This Day (April 19)…Yes’ Tales of the Palais

Yes performed on this day in 1974 at the Palais des Sports in Paris, France. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. The group were at this time on their Tales from Topographic Oceans tour, undertaken to support the album of the same name. This album proved quite divisive, resulting eventually in keyboardist Rick Wakeman's … Continue reading On This Day (April 19)…Yes’ Tales of the Palais

On This Day (February 1)…Rainbow Come Down to Brussels

Rainbow performed on this day in 1980 at Forest National in Brussels, Belgium. Ad for the show. Retrieved from here. Rainbow were at this time on their Down to Earth Tour, undertaken to support the album of the same name. This concert, the second-ever performance the group gave in Belgium, came during the European leg … Continue reading On This Day (February 1)…Rainbow Come Down to Brussels

On This Day (January 23)…Rainbow Come Down to Frankfurt

Rainbow performed on this day in 1980 at the Festhalle in Frankfurt, Germany. Ticket for the show. 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 group's second performance in Germany. They were supported by an English band … Continue reading On This Day (January 23)…Rainbow Come Down to Frankfurt

On This Day (January 18)…Rainbow Come Down to Stockholm

Rainbow performed on this day in 1980 at Johanneshov Isstadion in Stockholm, Sweden. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. Rainbow were at this time on their Down to Earth tour, undertaken to support the album of the same name. The group had only returned to the touring circuit the day before, beginning the first … Continue reading On This Day (January 18)…Rainbow Come Down to Stockholm

On This Day (October 1)…Deep Purple Abandon Copenhagen

Deep Purple performed on this day in 1998 at K.B. Hallen in Copenhagen, Denmark. Ad for the show. Retrieved from here. Deep Purple were at this time on their Abandon Tour, supporting the album of the same name. This album had been released in June of that year. Reviews of the concert were on the … Continue reading On This Day (October 1)…Deep Purple Abandon Copenhagen

On This Day (May 8)…Rainbow Over The Budokan

I remember thinking…how glad I was my father made me practise when I was young.Don Airey regarding his performances at the Budokan. Retrieved from here. Rainbow performed on this day in 1980 at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo, Japan. Ad for the show, as well as the May 9 and May 12 shows which followed … Continue reading On This Day (May 8)…Rainbow Over The Budokan

On This Day (May 2)…Difficult to Cure Uniondale

Rainbow performed on this day in 1981 at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. Ticket from the show. Retrieved from here. Rainbow were at this point in the last two weeks of touring North America on their Difficult to Cure Tour, which would visit three continents before ending the following September. This … Continue reading On This Day (May 2)…Difficult to Cure Uniondale