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April 02, 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.”

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April 04, 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

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April 05, 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.

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April 06, 1968

The Experience play Westchester County Center in White Plains, New York.

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April 07, 1968

Hendrix jams with Roy Buchanan at the Generation Club (52 West 8th Street) in New York. Although not performing with Hendrix, other bands performing tonight include Buddy Guy and Janis Joplin and Big Brother. Monterey Pop filmmaker, D.A. Pennebaker filmed the jam sessions and later released the short documentary, Wake At Generation which includes one of the jam numbers by Hendrix.

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April 09, 1968

Hendrix jams at The Generation with Elvin Bishop (guitar), Buzzy Feiton (bass), Phillip Wilson (drums), Don Martin (guitar), Al Kooper (organ), and Paul Butterfield (harmonica).

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April 19, 1968

The Experience and Soft Machine play Troy Armory in Troy, New York.

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