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June 01st, 1969

June 1, 1969

Waikiki Shell, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
With Fat Mattress

The Experience completed a third show at Waikiki Shell, Honolulu.


June 07th, 1969

June 7, 1969

While staying at the Beverly Rodeo Hotel, Hendrix penned the lyrics to “Valleys Of Neptune… Arising” and dated the page June 7, 1969.


June 09th, 1969

Album Release

The new album The Street Giveth… And The Street Taketh Away by Cat Mother & The All Night Newsboys is released in the United Kingdom. The album produced by Jimi Hendrix and spawns the hit US single “Good Old Rock n’ Roll”.

Wally Heider Recording, Los Angeles, Ca.
Studio 3, Mixing

Eddie Kramer resumed mixing recent live recordings of the Experience for a possible live album.


June 18th, 1969

Hendrix traveled back to Toronto, Ontario to attend his preliminary hearing scheduled for the following day.


June 20th, 1969

Newport Pop Festival, Devonshire Downs, Northridge, Ca.

Set List:
Stone Free
Are You Experienced
Stone Free
Sunshine Of Your Love
Hear My Train A Comin’
Red House
Foxey Lady
Like A Rolling Stone
Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
Purple Haze

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