Deep Purple

Deep Purple

Aug 15, 2014 - 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

One of the pioneers of rock music, Deep Purple, joins our free “Rock of Vegas” summer concert series at Fremont Street Experience on Friday, August 15, 2014.

Renowned for hit songs like “Smoke on the Water,” “Highway Star,” “Fireball” and “Speed King,” Deep Purple will rock audiences on our 3rd Street Stage at 9:00 p.m.

English rock band Deep Purple got its start in Hertford, England in 1968 and released a trio of albums (1970-73) that catapulted them to the top in concert grosses and album sales around the world.

Deep Purple continues to pick up new listeners from around the world with five new studio albums since 1996, including the most recent, 2013’s “Now What?”

Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Ian Paice, Steve Morse and Don Airey, known as “Mark VIII” of the band by fans, continue to create new music and perform for audiences around the world.