Jimi Hendrix Encyclopedia
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August 10th, 1968
The Experience are supported by Soft Machine for two performances at Auditorium Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. Among the numbers performed were “Foxey Lady,” “Fire,” “Purple Haze,” and “Wild Thing.”
August 16th, 1968
The Experience perform a 45-minute set at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland with the Soft Machine as the supporting act. The set includes “Are You Experienced?” “Rock Me Baby,” “Foxey Lady,” “Hey Joe,” “Fire,” “I Don’t Live Today,” “Purple Haze,” “Wild Thing,” and “Star Spangled Banner.”
August 17th, 1968
The Experience travel to Atlanta where they perform at the Atlanta Municipal Auditorium at 3 p.m. and again at 8 p.m.. They are supported by Amboy Dukes (for the first show only), Eire Apparent, Vanilla Fudge and Soft Machine. The second show includes performances of “Red House,” “Purple Haze,” “Wild Thing,” and “Star Spangled Banner” among others.
August 21st, 1968
Completing two performances at the Civic Dome in Virginia Beach, Virginia, the Experience are once again supported by Eire Apparent and Soft Machine.
August 23rd, 1968
The Experience perform as part of the “New York Rock Festival” at Singer Bowl, Flushing Meadow, Queens. Also appearing on the bill are Janis Joplin, Big Brother and the Holding Company, Chamber Brothers and Soft Machine. The Experience’s 50-minute set consists of “Are You Experienced?” “Fire,” “Red House,” “I Don’t Live Today,” “Foxey Lady,” “Like A Rolling Stone,” “Purple Haze,” “Hey Joe,” “Wild Thing,” and “Star Spangled Banner.”
Annie Fisher of the Village Voice interviews the Experience for the August 29th issue.
A late recording session at the Record Plant results in the completion of “House Burning Down” for the Electric Ladyland album.