On June 13, 1970 The Jimi Hendrix Experience rolled into Baltimore, MD to perform at the Civic Center. At the show, an exuberant "Pass It On" opened the performance and set the tone for the evening. "Pass It On" was a precursor of "Straight Ahead" which Jimi would record just four days later at Electric Lady. A powerful "Machine Gun", complete with a superb solo from Jimi confirmed this concert as one of the best of the 1970 US tour.
Don't miss your chance to hear The Jimi Hendrix Experience's June 7, 1970 performance at the Assembly Center Arena in Tulsa, Oklahoma. This amateur recording made by Mike Thompson reveals yet another exuberant Experience performance. "I Don't Live Today" and "Hey Joe", which were not regularly performed on the 1970 tour were among this evenings highlights.
On April 25, 1970 a newly reformed Jimi Hendrix Experience featuring Mitch Mitchell on drums and Billy Cox on bass made its American debut at the Los Angeles Forum in front of a sell-out crowd. This show has widely been regarded as one of The Experience's top shows, but due to quality concerns it has never been released in official terms. Here's that original performance in its entirety.
In December 1969, Hendrix formed a new power trio dubbed the Band Of Gypsys featuring Billy Cox (bass) and Buddy Miles (drums). Scheduled for a series of 4 shows over two nights at the Fillmore East, Hendrix gathered the trio to prepare for the shows at the Baggy's Rehearsal Studios in New York City on December 18th and 19th. Much of the recorded output from these sessions was released as part of our Dagger Records' fifth release available exclusively through our sister site Authentic Hendrix. As a special bonus to visitors to jimihendrix.com, we've released 2 additional recordings from these sessions, both of which are previously uncirculated. Enjoy the music.
On January 17, 1969 The Jimi Hendrix Experience headed to Frankfurt, Germany where they formed two shows at Jahrhunderthalle, the first show at 7:00pm and a second show at 9:45pm. The second show featured tantalizing renditions of "Come On (Let The Good Times Roll)," "Red House," and an excellent tribute to Cream with "Sunshine Of Your Love." Don't miss this exciting 65 minute performance.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Live In Chicago is a roughly 68-minute recording made during The Experience's December 1, 1968 concert at the Chicago Coliseum. Although the recording is a little rough around the edges, Hendrix and crew and definitely in the groove on this night as they deliver fiery renditions of some of the group's most beloved classics including "Spanish Castle Magic," "Red House," "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)," and "Purple Haze" plus a handful of poignant tributes to fellow musicians with Holwin Wolf's "Killing Floor" and Cream's "Sunshine Of Your Love." Like previous Digital Network offerings, Live In Chicago is available exclusively online.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Live At Madison Square Garden captures The Jimi Hendrix Experience in front of a sell-out audience at New York City's famed Madison Square Garden. Although this recording is fairly rough, the performance is extremely spirited with Jimi leading Mitch Mitchell and Noel Redding through a lively 9-song set featuring great renditions of stalwart classics like "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)," "Purple Haze," and the relatively new track "Lover Man." Like all releases in our Digital Network, Live At Madison Square Garden is available exclusively through this method of online streaming.
The Denver Pop Festival would prove to be the last performance by the original Jimi Hendrix Experience. Immediately afterwards, Noel Redding elected to leave the group and returned to London. Redding cited Hendrix's stated desire to expand the group without consulting him as one of the factors influencing his decision. This 75-minute recording captures some of The Experience's most celebrated anthems including "Fire," "Spanish Castle Magic," "Foxey Lady," "Red House," and "Purple Haze" among others. Like all releases in our Digital Network, Live At The Denver Pop Festival is available exclusively through this method of online streaming.
February 1968 was a busy time for The Experience as they found themselves traveling coast to coast throughout the United States for multiple back-to-back concerts. February 16th marked the second Texas show on the group's current nationwide tour with this show taking place at the State Fair Music Hall in Dallas. This previously unreleased concert recording, captured on cassette tape finds The Experience performing to an enthusiastic crowd. Songs include "Are You Experienced," "Fire," "The Wind Cries Mary," "Tax Free," "Foxey Lady," "Hey Joe," "Spanish Castle Magic," "Purple Haze," and "Wild Thing." "Red House" was also performed on this evening, but is not included on the current release.