pOoTer's pSycheDelic shAcK
ChroniKles - 1970

 
 

January

5th January

Caravan & Pony play The Star, Croydon, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

12th January

Steamhammer & Smiley play The Star, Croydon, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

22nd January

Something Else play The Star, Croydon, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

24th January

Atomic Rooster & Genesis play Ewell Technical College, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

26th January

Idle Race play The Star, Croydon, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

31st January

Coloured Raisins & Elliot play Newman College, Birmingham, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

February

2nd February

Rare Bird & Creepy John Thomas play The Star, Croydon, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

3rd February

Northern Polytechnic, Holloway Road, London N.7. All-night Charity Ball in aid of the Campaign to Clear Hostels and Slums. John Peel presents Edgar Broughton, Steamhammer, Sam Apple Pie, Kripple Vidion, Forest, Wishbone Ash, My Cake, Wildmouth, Key Largo

6th February

Mothers, Birmingham: John Peel Presents Black Sabbath

7th February

Eel Pie Island, Twickenham: Siren, Medicine Head, John Peel.

12th February

Mott The Hoople play The Eden Park Hotel, Elmers End, Beckenham, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

14th February


Chicago Climax Blues Band & Ring of Truth play Ewell Technical College, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

19th February

Juicy Lucy play Eden Park Hotel, Beckenham, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

26th February

Quintessence play Eden Park Hotel, Beckenham, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

28th February

Bob Kerr’s Whoopee Band & Hard Meat play Leicester University, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

March

3rd March

Benefit for Air Waves Peoples Radio at the Carousel Ballroom with the Grateful Dead, Shades of Joy, The Gestalt Fool Theatre Family and the New Generation Singers.

5th March

Free play The Eden Park Hotel, Beckenham, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

29th March

Victoria Park, London: Campaign For Nuclear Disarmament Festival For Life. Liverpool Scene, Toe Fat, Black Sabbath, Arthur Brown, Mike Absalom, Marc Brierley, John Peel.

April

13th April

Atomic Rooster & Easy Leaf play the Kingston Hotel, Surrey, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

19th April

Stray, Clarke-Hutchinson, Boris, Dr. Strangely Strange, Train & Rufus Stone play Thomas Bennet School, Crawley, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

20th April

The Strawbs and Comus play The Kingston Hotel, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

27th April

Mott The Hoople & Easy Leaf play The Kingston Hotel, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

May

21st May

Mighty Baby, Hawkwind, Medicine Head and Innocent Child play at the Casino South Shore, Blackpool with lights by the Lumina Lightshow.

23rd 24th May

THE HOLLYWOOD FESTIVAL, Madeley, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire with (Saturday) Demon Fuzz, Trader Horne, Screaming Lord Sutch, Mungo Jerry, Family, Titus Groan, Mike Cooper, Ginger Bakers Airforce, Tony Joe White. (Sunday) The Flaming Groovies, Black Sabbath, Wildmouth, Quintessence, Colosseum, Free, Grateful Dead, Mungo Jerry, Jose Feliciano, Traffic.

June

June 27th/28th

Bath Festival Of Blues and Progressive Music, Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet.
Featured artists were: (Saturday 27th) John Mayall, Jack Bruce, Pink Floyd, Fairport, Colosseum, It’s A Beautiful Day, Keef Hartley, Maynard Ferguson Big Band, Canned Heat and Johnny Winter. (Sunday 28th) Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna, Led Zeppelin, Frank Zappa, Steppenwolf, The Moody Blues, The Byrds, Flock, Santana, Dr. John The Night Tripper, Country Joe.

July

4th July

Uriah Heep, East of Eden, Simon Dupree’s Big Sound play outdoor concert at Portsmouth Stadium, Light show by Cerebrum Lights

7th July

New Riders of the Purple Sage play The Matrix Club, San Fransisco.

9th July

Genesis, Chicago Climax, Wild Wally & Mirrors play Kingston Polytechnic, Light show by Cerebrum Lights

18th July

Free concert in Hyde Park, London featuring Pink Floyd, Roy Harper, Kevin Ayers, Edgar Broughton Band, Formerly Fat Harry and Lol Coxhill.

24th to 26th July

Phun City at Ecclesden Common, Worthing, Sussex. Organised by Mick Farren and artist Edward Barker and funded by the International Times. Originally intended to be a paying festival, Phun City turned into Britains first free festival.

The MC5 were on the bill but didnt play (??) Free were also on the bill but would not play for nothing and left the festival.... Stray, Wildmouth, J.J. Jackson, The Pretty Things, Cochise, Mighty Baby, Demon Fuzz, Edgar Broughton, Kevin Ayers, Pink Fairies (playing naked!!), Quiver, Honks, Noir, Mike Chapman, The Liverpool 8, Pete Brown, Sonia Christina, Roger Ruskin and Mungo Jerry do play.

July 26th

The MC5, Humble Pie, May Blitz play at the Roundhouse in Chalk Farm, London.

Mush O’Rune reviews this momentous occasion...... Click HERE.

 

August

6th to 9th August

The Tenth National Jazz and Blues Festival, Plumpton Race Track, Streat, East Sussex with Jellybread, Fox, Samuel Purdy, Castle, Family, The Groundhogs, Rare Bird, Steamhammer, Daddy Longlegs, Patto, Clark Hutchinson, Cat Stevens, Fotheringay, The Strawbs, Magna Carta, Grannys New Intentions, Made In Sweden, Chicago Climax Blues Band, Gracious, Quatermass, Peter Green, Taste, Keef Hartley, Black Sabbath, Jackson Heights, Hardin York, Love Affair, East Of Eden, Wild Angels, The Incredible String Band, Turley Richards, Every Which Way, Burnin’ Red Ivanhoe, Van Der Graaf Generator, Colosseum, Yes, Juicy Lucy, Chris Barber, Caravan, Audience, Fat Mattress, Hard Meat and Tervor Bilmuss.

Tickets are £2 for the weekend!!!

14th/15th/16th August

The Yorkshire Folk, Blues & Jazz Festival, Krumlin, Barkisland, Yorkshire featuring (Saturday) Atomic Rooster, Elton John, Juicy Lucy, The Groundhogs, Pretty Things, Alexis Korner, Kinks, Fairport Convention, Pentangle, Ralph McTell, Pink Floyd, Taste.(Sunday) Ginger Baker's Airforce, Mungo Jerry, Taste, Edgar Broughton, Yes, Quintessence, Steamhammer, Mike Westbrook Concert Orchestra, National Head Band and Their Heavy Friends, Greatest Show On Earth, Jan Dukes De Grey and 70 Piece Choir.

23rd August

Keef Hartley’s Big Band & Hardin and York play Fillmore South, Croydon, Light show by Cerebrum Lights

September

12th September

Free concert in Hyde Park, London featuring Canned Heat, Eric Burdon and War and John Sebastian.

17th September

Jimi Hendrix dies from a combination of alcohol and barbiturates at a London Hotel.

26th September

Blitzkrieg play Trent Polytechnic, Nottingham, Light show by Cerebrum Lights

October

3rd October

Yes and Band of Roadies play Watford Technical College, Light show by Cerebrum Lights

4th October

Janis Joplin dies from an overdose of heroin and alcohol, alone in a hotel room.

November

27th November

Syn play The Pied Bull, Islington, Light show by Cerebrum Lights

December

4th December

Syn play The Pied Bull, Islington (again!), Light show by Cerebrum Lights

11th December

The Strawbs play Hobbits Garden, Wimbledon, Light show by Cerebrum Lights