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Rockin’ hard at the Hard Rock

Deep Purple live at Hard Rock Live (Orlando, USA 2014-08-30)

Just got back to the room after watching a stellar performance at the Hard Rock Live in Orlando. The band was on Fire from the opening note of Highway Star to that final closing note of Black Night.

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Polished is good, entertaining and enjoyable

Deep Purple live at Hard Rock Live (Orlando, USA 2014-08-30)

I’ve been to numerous Deep Purple since my first in 1987. I reviewed all the shows. And the band deserved a glowing review every time.

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Packed House

Deep Purple live at Bergen Performing Arts Center (Englewood, USA 2014-08-25)

My girlfriend and I drove roughly 1 hour and 50 minutes from Connecticut to see one of the best dp shows I’ve been to (this was her first).

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Perfect Purple Day

Deep Purple live at Casino Rama (Rama, Canada 2014-08-22)

I expected the band would be sluggish,this being their 3rd show in as many nights.Not so at all. Deep Purple,2014 are 5 consummate professional still playing with passion and energy.

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Now What?! perfect fit for DP in USA

Deep Purple live at Festival Park (Elgin, USA 2014-08-20)

After amazing performances of Highway Star, Into the Fire, Hard Lovin’ Man, and Strange Kind of Woman, Ian Gillan informed the thousands of fans at Festival Park that the rock show was over and the rest of the evening would be jazz and slow ballads.

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DP family party

Deep Purple live at Festival Park (Elgin, USA 2014-08-20)

Setlist from Elgin 8-20-14, Highway Star, Into the Fire, HLM, SKOW, IG introduces Steve as the Aviator then Contact Lost/Uncommon Man/WDGuitar, the Mule (drum solo), Vincent Price, Lazy, Hell To Pay, Airey solo – (Chicago (that tottlin’ town) America the Beautiful), Perfect Strangers, Space Truckin’, SKOW encores – Goin Down intro to Hush and bass solo intro to Black Night.

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Amazingly Good

Deep Purple live at Festival Park (Elgin, USA 2014-08-20)

Drove six hours with my son to see Purple in Elgin, Illinois. We saw them in ’11 in Minneapolis but the show was pretty disappointing, mainly but not only because of the sound.

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With My Kid

Deep Purple live at Festival Park (Elgin, USA 2014-08-20)

I drove my son, who is 14, from Detroit to see this, his second Purple show (the first being a few years ago at the Fox, in Detroit).

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Our 40th Anniversary Deep Purple Show

Deep Purple live at Snoqualmie Casino (Snoqualmie, USA 2014-08-10)

Our 40th Anniversary Deep Purple Show
August 10, 2014 – Deep Purple at Snoqualmie Casino, North Bend, Washington, USA.

On a perfect Summer Sunday evening with temperatures in the high 70′s, my wife Rita and I drove to North Bend, just 15 minutes east of Seattle.

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What an “Experience”!

Deep Purple live at Fremont Street Experience (Las Vegas, USA 2014-08-15)

My wife and I made the trek to Vegas for Purple and we were rewarded with a great show.We usually head to LV once a year so it worked out that we could catch the band there as well.

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