The Experience and Soft Machine perform at the VIP Club in Tucson. The Sunday Mirror conducts a phone interview with Hendrix, which is published February 11.
Soft Machine rejoins The Experience for a show at Arizona State University in Tempe. Hendrix is interviewed by Dave Gurzenski for the Arizona State Press. The interview is published February 7. Jimi Hendrix is photographed on stage while performing at the Sun Devil’s Gym at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona on February 5, 1968.
The Experience fly to Seattle, Washington, Hendrix’s hometown. A press reception is held at the home of Hendrix’s father Al.
Track Records in the United Kingdom release The Experience’s latest single, “Fire” b/w “The Burning Of The Midnight Lamp” (Track Records, 604 033). Although intended as a re-entry into the singles market by carrying the title along the coattails of success found in Are You Experienced, the latest offering sparked little public interest.
The Experience traveled from San Francisco, California to the Honolulu International Airport in Honolulu, Hawaii.
June 1, 1969 Waikiki Shell, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii With Fat Mattress The Experience completed a third show at Waikiki Shell, Honolulu.
The Experience fly to San Francisco to play two shows at the Fillmore Auditorium. The supporting cast includes Albert King, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, and Soft Machine. The Experience’s first set includes “Red House,” “Purple Haze,” “Foxey Lady,” “Fire,” and “The Wind Cries Mary.”
Virgil Gonsalez joined the Experience during this evening’s first show, adding flute to an extended rendition of “Are You Experienced”. During the second show, Herbie Rich sat in with the group on organ during “Like A Rolling Stone,” “Lover Man,” “Hey Joe,” “Fire,” and “Foxey Lady.”
Jefferson Airplane bassist Jack Casady joined the Experience during the evening’s second show. Casady added bass guitar to “Killing Floor” and “Hey Joe”. Jimi Hendrix is photographed in concert during The Experience’s November 17, 1967 performance at the City Hall in Sheffield, United Kingdom.