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Supported by the Mothers of Invention, Arthur Brown, Blue Cheer and John Lee Hooker, The Experience perform two shows at the Miami Pop Festival in Hallendale, Florida. Among the songs performed during the second show include “Foxey Lady,” “Fire,” “Hear My Train A Comin’,” and “Purple Haze.” Eddie Kramer was flown down to Miami to record the group’s performance for posterity. Although recordings were made, the second day’s cancellation threw the promoters into bankruptcy. Both audio and film footage (ABC-TV) of the event was seized, their whereabouts remain a mystery.
Hendrix reportedly jams with Noel Redding, Frank Zappa, Arthur Brown, Steve Paul and Jimmy Carl Black at the Wreck Bar in the Castaways Hotel in Miami, Florida during the early morning hours. Redding boards a plane to return to London later that day.
Hendrix arrives at the Malpensa Airport in Milan, Italy after flying from Miami, Florida (by-way of New York). Daniela Cohen of Ciao 2001 photographs Jimi and Noel sitting on the grass outside the Windsor Hotel. Although scheduled to perform two shows at the Piper Club in Milan, the first show is cancelled because Italian customs officials delay the Experience’s gear at the airport. The second show proceeds with a more than two thousand people trying to gain admission to the show.
Supported by Eire Apparent and Soft Machine, the Experience perform a single set at Curtis Hixton Hall in Tampa, Florida.
Radio spot promoting The Experience’s August 18, 1968 concert in Tampa, FL
With support from Cat Mother & the All Night Newsboys, The Experience perform at the Jacksonville Coliseum in Jacksonville, Florida.
The Experience complete a show at Curtis Hixon Hall in Tampa, Florida. They are supported once again by Cat Mother & the All Night Newboys. One of Hendrix’s favorite spots for jamming in New York City—Steve Paul’s The Scene club—is offered up for sale in Rolling Stone magazine. The asking price — $100,000.
Supported by Cat Mother & the All Night Newsboys, The Experience play at Miami Beach, Florida’s Convention Hall. Afterwards, the group fly back to New York City where they move into the Panngarden Hotel next to Madison Square Garden in midtown-Manhattan.
The Experience perform two shows at Miami Jai Alai Fronton in Miami, Florida.