The Jimi Hendrix Experience reportedly prepare recordings for Radio Luxembourg’s Ready Steady Radio! program at Tiles in London. The session never airs.
Mitch Mitchell joins John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Eric Clapton, The Who, Jethro Tull, Taj Mahall, Marianne Faithfull and several others for the Rolling Stones’ “Rock & Roll Circus” at the BBC’s Wembley Studios in London. Mitchell joins The Dirty Mac on their performance of “Yer Blues.”
In the afternoon, The Experience attends an autograph signing at The Groove Company, a record store in Hollywood, California. That evening, Big Brother & The Holding Company and The Chambers Brothers at a spectacular show at the famed Hollywood Bowl support The Experience.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience makes an afternoon appearance at “Cal Expo Outdoors” at the State Fairgrounds in Sacramento, California. Supported by The Buddy Miles Express and Blues Mountain Eagle, the 17,000 fans witnessed a show, just shy of an hour in length consisting of “Lover Man,” “Spanish Castle Magic,” “Freedom,” “Machine Gun,” “Foxey Lady,” “Room Full Of Mirrors,” “Ezy Ryder,” “Purple Haze,” “Star Spangled Banner,” and “Voodoo Child (Slight Return).”
A new Jimi Hendrix Experience, featuring Hendrix (guitar), Mitch Mitchell (drums), and Billy Cox (bass) makes its debut at the Los Angeles Forum. The performance also marks the start of what would become that last US Tour by Jimi Hendrix. Supported by The Buddy Miles Express and Ballin’ Jack the sold out-performance (20,000) The Experience’s 85-minute set featured “Spanish Castle Magic,” “Foxey Lady,” “Lover Man,” “Hear My Train A Comin’,” “Message To Love,” “Ezy Ryder,” “Machine Gun,” “Room Full Of Mirrors,” “Hey Baby (New Rising Sun),” “Villanova Junction,” “Freedom,” “Star Spangled Banner,” “Purple Haze,” and “Voodoo Child (Slight Return).” Jimi Hendrix performs on stage during The Experience’s first show of their final US Tour, April 25, 1970 at the Los Angeles Forum in Inglewood, California.
Billed as the “Winter Festival For Peace,” Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul & Mary) and Sid Bernstein, event producers, announced that their services would be donated and that all proceeds of the event will go to the Vietnam Moratorium effort. The five-hour festival slated from 8 p.m.
Sport Palast Berlin, Germany Two Shows with Eire Apparent Fire Hey Joe Spanish Castle Magic Foxey Lady Red House Come On (Let The Good Times Roll) Sunshine Of Your Love Purple Haze
Konserthaus Wein, Austria Two Shows with Eire Apparent 1st Show: Come On (Let The Good Times Roll) Hey Joe Fire Hear My Train A Comin’ Spanish Castle Magic Foxey Lady Stone Free Purple Haze 2nd Show: Are You Experienced Fire Lover Man Sunshine Of Your Love Spanish Castle Magic Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
Wacken Halle Strasbourg, France Two Shows with Eire Apparent Come On (Let The Good Times Roll) Hey Joe Spanish Castle Magic Red House Fire Sunshine Of Your Love Purple Haze Foxey Lady Voodoo Child (Slight Return)