Jimi Hendrix Encyclopedia
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April 01st, 1968
The Experience arrive in Montreal, Canada.
April 02nd, 1968
The Experience play Paul Sauve Arena, supported by Soft Machine and Olivus. During the 46-minute performance, the band performs “Killing Floor,” “Hey Joe,” “Fire,” “The Wind Cries Mary,” “Foxey Lady,” “I Don’t Live Today,” “Manic Depression,” “Purple Haze,” and “Wild Thing.”
April 04th, 1968
On the day Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated, The Experience play two shows at The Civic Dome in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Upon hearing of the black leader’s death, Hendrix and the band return immediately to New York.
Hendrix is interviewed by Joseph V. Phillips for an April 6 story in The Virginia Pilot.
Noel Redding is photographed on stage during The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s April 4, 1968 performance at the Civic Dome in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Photo: Lorette Geary / © Authentic Hendrix, LLC
April 05th, 1968
The Jimi Hendrix Experience are scheduled to play at the Symphony Hall in Newark, New Jersey. After playing one improvisation that he dedicated to the slain activist, Hendrix left the stage. He later jammed with Buddy Guy at Generation in New York City.
April 06th, 1968
The Experience play Westchester County Center in White Plains, New York.