Jimi Hendrix Encyclopedia
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May 10th, 1968
The Experience perform two shows at the Fillmore East in New York City, with support from Sly & the Family Stone and the Joshua Light Show. One of the sets, lasting 50 minutes includes performances of “Lover Man,” “Fire,” “Foxey Lady,” “Red House,” “Hey Joe,” “Sunshine Of Your Love,” “Hear My Train A Comin’,” Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window,” “Purple Haze,” and “Wild Thing.”
May 18th, 1968
Supported by the Mothers of Invention, Arthur Brown, Blue Cheer and John Lee Hooker, The Experience perform two shows at the Miami Pop Festival in Hallendale, Florida. Among the songs performed during the second show include “Foxey Lady,” “Fire,” “Hear My Train A Comin’,” and “Purple Haze.” Eddie Kramer was flown down to Miami to record the group’s performance for posterity. Although recordings were made, the second day’s cancellation threw the promoters into bankruptcy. Both audio and film footage (ABC-TV) of the event was seized, their whereabouts remain a mystery.
May 24th, 1968
The Experience perform two shows at Teatro Brancaccio in Rome, Italy supported by Doctor K’s Blues Band, The Triad, Balletto Franco Estill Group and Pier Franco Colonna. Among the songs performed were “Hey Joe,” “The Burning Of The Midnight Lamp,” “Fire,” and “Foxey Lady.”
Jimi Hendrix is photographed on stage during The Experience’s second show on May 24, 1968 at Teatro Bracaccio in Rome, Italy.
Photo: Francesca Codispoti / © Authentic Hendrix, LLC