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Tour Reviews 1968 - 1995
This is the tour reviews archive page from the
early days of The Highway Star - and before. New reviews are always welcome
- please send them to us.
This page last updated March 22, 2003
- Autumn 1969. Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California,
Gary Parker - Stateside live version of Concerto
for Group and Orchestra
- August 15. Island Grove, Greeley, Colorado, USA
Larry Bolt - including contemporary flyer
- July 20. and 21. Auditorium Theater, Chicago, Ill., USA
Part one of Mark B. Weber's recollections of Deep
Purple gigs in Chicago.
- [Fall]. Auditorium Theater, Chicago, Ill., USA
Part two of Mark B. Weber's recollections of Deep
Purple gigs in Chicago. A very special gig - Ian Gillan had been sent off
to hospital with hepatitis, and the band did a mostly instrumental gig, with
Roger doing some singing.
- January 22. Auditorium Theater, Chicago, Ill., USA
Part three of Mark B. Weber's recollections of Deep
Purple gigs in Chicago.
- January 28. Swing Auditorium, San Bernadino, CA, USA
- June 1. New Haven Veteran's Colloseum, U.S.A.
Part one of Bill Jones' recollections.
- June 5. or 6. Chicago, Amphitheatre, U.S.A.
- June 7. Cleveland, Ohio, USA
- March 17. Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, Long Island, NY,
- May 26. Capitol Theatre, Cardiff, UK
- August 26. Dillon Stadium, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Part two of Bill Jones' recollections.
- January 23. Radio City Music Hall, New York City, USA
David McGee, Rolling Stone
- January 26. Springfield Civic Center in Massachusetts,
Part three of Bill Jones' recollections.
- August 14. Quebec City, Canada
Gary Poronovich saw Rod Evans' bogus version of
- February 13. Kemper Arena, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
- March 16. Hollywood Sportatorium, Hollywood, Florida,
- November 15. Oslo Spektrum, Oslo, Norway
Trond Strøm saw the second to last Mk
2 gig with Blackmore
- November 17. Helsinki Icehall, Helsinki, Finland
Kari T Ahokas saw the last Mk 2 gig
- June 11. Heden, Göteborg, Sweden
Trond Strøm saw DP with Satriani on guitar
- November 26. Johnnylands, Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
Joe Siegler saw Steve Morse's third gig with DP
- March 3. Tupperware Convention Center(!), Kissimee, Orlando,
- March 4. Sunrise Theater, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA
(Deep Purple thought these two gigs would be "secret shows".
Thanks to the internet, they ended up being the best documented gigs in the
history of alt.music.deep-purple)
- March 25. The Village Green, Durban, South Africa