Hard rock legends, Deep Purple – comprised of Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Ian Paice, Steve Morse and Don Airey – bring their music legacy to St. Petersburg on September 27. Their reputation as one of the hardest working bands in rock precedes them as they embark on their Long Goodbye Tour. With a body of work spanning seven decades, Deep Purple was instrumental in pioneering the hard rock genre. With an ever-increasing fan base, Purple has progressively added new elements to their sound appealing to new fans and die-hards alike. These Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees have sold more than 100 million albums world-wide and have been filling global arenas for decades. With their set list filled with memorable classic rock hits (“Smoke on the Water” included), no rock lover will want to miss their chance to see these rock and roll legends live!