Deep Purple to give last concert in Belarus June 4, 2018

Deep Purple to give last concert in Belarus June 4, 2018

Legendary Deep Purple will give the last concert in Minsk on June 4, 2018. The musicians will perform at Chizhovka Arena in the framework of the World The Long Goodbye Tour, dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the band.

One of the most influential bands in the history of rock music will bring to Minsk the best songs and the new album Infinite (2017). Ian Gillan (vocals), Roger Glover (bass guitar), Ian Paice (drums), Steve Morse (guitar) and Don Airey (keyboards) will perform on stage.

A large-scale tour The Long Goodbye began in May 2017. The musicians say that the story of the band may not end there - new records are possible. But they admit that age is taking its toll. 

"This is the last big world tour," Ian Paice said in an interview with Rock Antenne.

Deep Purple became famous throughout the world almost half a century ago with classic In Rock albums (1970), Machine Head (1972) and Made In Japan (1973), which included the famous Smoke On The Water.

Nevertheless, the band is still creates high-quality and successful music. The new album Infinite (2017) rose to the sixth line of the album chart in the UK, and also won first place in Germany and Switzerland, entered the top five in Austria, Italy, Norway, Sweden, and Finland.

Deep Purple remains one of the most popular concert bands in the world. During the world tour in support of the previous album Now What?! (2013) alone, more than one million tickets were sold for the band's concerts.

June 4, 20.00 (Belarus time), Minsk, Chizhovka Arena. Tickets are from 55 to 130 BYN.