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February 01, 1968

The Experience fly to San Francisco to play two shows at the Fillmore Auditorium. The supporting cast includes Albert King, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, and Soft Machine. The Experience’s first set includes “Red House,” “Purple Haze,” “Foxey Lady,” “Fire,” and “The Wind Cries Mary.”

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February 01, 1968

The Experience fly to San Francisco to play two shows at the Fillmore Auditorium. The supporting cast includes Albert King, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, and Soft Machine. The Experience’s first set consists of: “Red House,” “Purple Haze,” “Foxy Lady,” “Let Me Stand Next To Your Fire,” and “The Wind Cries Mary.”

Albert King Fillmore Auditorium John Mayall's Bluesbreakers Live San Francisco Soft Machine the experience

February 02, 1968

The band, along with the same performers who accompanied them the previous night, plays two shows at the Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco.

Live San Francisco Winterland Ballroom

February 03, 1968

The Jimi Hendrix Experience are joined by Albert King, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, and Soft Machine for two shows at Winterland. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Fire Hey Joe Foxey Lady The Wind Cries Mary Killing Floor Little Wing Purple Haze Rock Me Baby Red House Like A Rolling Stone

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February 04, 1968

The Experience play the same venue as the previous two nights, but Big Brother and the Holding Company replace Soft Machine.

Big Brother Experience Holding Company Live

February 06, 1968

The Experience and Soft Machine perform at the VIP Club in Tucson. The Sunday Mirror conducts a phone interview with Hendrix, which is published February 11.

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February 08, 1968

The band plays at Sacramento State College, supported by Soft Machine and The Creators. A light show by Simultaneous Avalanche is also part of the show. Karen Vitlip interviews The Experience for The Sacramento Union (February 10), and Debbie Smith interviews them for Teenset (July 1968). The Jimi Hendrix Experience are photographed on stage during their February 8, 1968 performance at Sacramento State College in Sacramento, California. Photo: Jeffrey Hughson / © Authentic Hendrix, LLC

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February 09, 1968

The Experience arrive in Los Angeles for two shows at the Anaheim Convention Center. The Animals, Eire Apparent and Soft Machine are also on the bill. During the second show, Hendrix blows an amp and plays only four songs, among them “Catfish Blues” and “Purple Haze.”

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February 22, 1968

The Experience plays another double-header at the Electric Factory.

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