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Live

May 30th, 1969

Waikiki Shell, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
With Fat Mattress

Set List: [partial]
Foxey Lady
Red House
I Don’t Live Today

The Experience perform at Waikiki Shell in Honolulu. Due to technical problems with some of their amplifiers, the performance ends after only thirty minutes. To placate the audience, promoters quickly agree to invite them back the following night or provided a refund.

Prior to the performance, Ben Wood of the Hollywood Star-Bulletin interviewed Hendrix for the May 31 edition.

Interviews

May 31st, 1969

Waikiki Shell, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
With Fat Mattress

Set List: [Partial]
Foxey Lady
Red House
I Don’t Live Today
Stone Free
Star Spangled Banner
Purple Haze
Voodoo Child (Slight Return)

Prior to their performance that evening, the Experience sat for a radio interview in studio at KPOI FM.

On stage that evening, with the technical difficulties which had plagued the group’s abbreviated performance the previous evening apparently repaired, Jimi put forth a superb effort.

Jimi Hendrix is photographed on stage at the Waikiki Shell in Honolulu, Hawaii on May 31, 1969.

Photo: Robert Knight / © Authentic Hendrix, LLC