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June 20th, 1969
Newport Pop Festival, Devonshire Downs, Northridge, Ca.
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The Jimi Hendrix Experience traveled from Los Angeles by helicopter to Northridge, California where they performed at Devonshire Downs at San Fernando State College. Billed as the Newport Pop Festival, the three day event also featured such artists as Albert King, The Edwin Hawkins Singers, Ike & Tina Turner, Joe c***er, and Taj Mahal. The Experience topped the bill and were the highest paid performers at the festival.
Jimi Hendrix is photographed during The Experience’s June 20, 1969 performance at the Newport ‘69 pop festival at Devonshire Downs in Northridge, California.
Photo: Chuck Boyd / © Authentic Hendrix, LLC