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February 24th, 1969

Royal Albert Hall
London, England
With Fat Mattress, Van Der Graaf Generator, and Soft Machine

Lover Man
Stone Free
Hear My Train A Comin’
I Don’t Live Today
Red House
Foxey Lady
Sunshine Of Your Love
Bleeding Heart
Fire
Little Wing
Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
Room Full Of Mirrors
Purple Haze
Wild Thing
Star Spangled Banner

One of the greatest Experience concerts, both “Little Wing” and “Voodoo Child (Slight Return)” were featured as part of the Jimi Hendrix Experience box set.

Later that evening, Jimi returned to the Speakeasy and jammed with Alan Price, Dave Mason, and Jim Capaldi.

Events

May 09th, 1969

Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, North Carolina
With Chicago Transit Authority

Set List: [partial]
Johnny B. Goode
Fire
Spanish Castle Magic
Foxey Lady
Red House
Purple Haze
Voodoo Child (Slight Return)

Next on the tour itinerary is Charlotte, North Carolina. The Experience book accommodations at the Red Carpet Inn on 615 E. Morehead Street. Once settled at the hotel, Hendrix is interviewed by Ronnie Parsons and Gary Rice for The Inquisition #3.

Events

June 29th, 1969

Denver Pop Festival, Denver, Co.

Set List:
Tax Free
Hear My Train A Comin’
Fire
Spanish Castle Magic
Red House
Foxey Lady
Star Spangled Banner
Purple Haze

The Experience topped the bill at the 1969 Denver Pop Festival. The festival, staged at Mile High Stadium, boasted a stellar lineup which also included Johnny Winter, Joe c***er, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Poco, Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention, Iron Butterfly, Tim Buckley, and Big Mama Thornton.

An inspired set by the Experience was marred by a riot following the group’s performance. Police officers began firing tear gas at the audience while Eric Barrett, a roadie for the Experience, rushed the band off stage and into the back of their rented equipment truck. Fans climbed all over the vehicle, nearly buckling the roof before the Barrett and the road crew could whisk the group away.

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.