Jimi Hendrix Encyclopedia
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August 01st, 1970
Staying in Hawaii, The Experience travel to Oahu where they perform in The Arena at the Honolulu International Center in Oahu, Hawaii.
August 27th, 1970
Jimi Hendrix travels from New York to London, England with Eric Barrett. Upon his arrival in London, Jimi is interviewed by The Times for a September 1 feature.
August 28th, 1970
Jimi participates in a series of interviews at his suite at the Londonberry Hotel. Among the interviewees include Gillian Saich (New Musical Express, September 5), Bob Partridge (Record Mirror, September 19), and Norman Joplin (Music Now, September 12).
Hendrix applies for a working visa at the Swedish Embassy in London so that he can perform there in the coming weeks. Later that night Jimi is joined by Steven Stills and Billy Cox at The Speakeasy.
August 29th, 1970
Jimi continues to give interviews with the British Press including Roy Hollingworth (Melody Maker, September 5), Mike Legerwood (Disc, September 12), and Steve Clackson (The Sunday Mirror, September 20).
August 30th, 1970
Hendrix and his touring entourage travel from London to the Isle of Wight where they check into the Seagrove Hotel. After checking they travel to the festival site where Steve Clackson (The Sunday Mirror) interviews Hendrix again for his upcoming September 20 feature. Prior to performing Jimi is interviewed, while walking to the stage by French television. On stage The Experience perform “The Queen,” “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” “Spanish Castle Magic,” “All Along The Watchtower,” “Machine Gun,” “Lover Man,” “Freedom,” “Red House,” “Dolly Dagger,” “Midnight Lightning,” “Foxey Lady,” “Message To Love,” “Hey Baby (New Rising Sun),” “Ezy Rider,” “Hey Joe,” “Purple Haze,” “Voodoo Child (Slight Return),” and “In From The Storm.” Also performing on August 30th at the Isle Of Wight Festival Of Festival are Good News, Kris Kristofferson, Ralph McTell, Heaven, Free, Donovan, Pentangle, The Moody Blues, Jethro Tull, Joan Baez, Leonard Cohen, and Richie Havens.