Jimi Hendrix Encyclopedia
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March 02nd, 1968
The Jimi Hendrix Experience perform two shows at Hunter College in New York. The band is supported by John Hammond Jr., Soft Machine, and Mark Boyle’s Sense Laboratory. The Experience’s first show consists of “Fire,” “Hey Joe,” “Foxey Lady,” “Purple Haze,” “I Don’t Live Today,” and “Wild Thing.” The second show, a 35-minute set consists of “Tax Free,” “Foxey Lady,” “Like A Rolling Stone,” “Killing Floor,” and “Red House.”
The March 18, 1968 edition of RAT, Subterranean News includes references to the Experience’s performance on this evening, which includes set list references.
Michael Thomas interviews Hendrix for an Eye story published in July of the same year.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience is photographed in concert at Hunter College, New York, NY on March 2, 1968.
Photo: Jeremy Ross / © Authentic Hendrix, LLC
March 03rd, 1968
Accompanied on the bill by Dantes, 4 O’Clock Balloon, and Soft Machine, The Experience play Vets Memorial Auditorium in Columbus, Ohio.
March 04th, 1968
Redding and Mitch Mitchell fly to Nassau (The Bahamas), while Hendrix returns to New York. In the evening, he jams with Eric Clapton at The Scene Club.
March 07th, 1968
Hendrix and friends, including The Doors’ Jim Morrison jam at The Scene Club (301 West 46th Street) in New York. Among the songs performed are “Red House,” “I’m Gonna Leave This Town,” “Bleeding Heart,” “Tomorrow Never Knows,” and “Sunshine Of Your Love.” As Hendrix breaks in the Beatles’ “Tomorrow Never Knows” Morrison falls to the floor and begins moaning obscenities into the microphone.
March 08th, 1968
The Experience performs at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.