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ChroniKles - 1969

 

18th January
Pink Floyd play at the Middle Earth Club, London.

22nd/23rd/24th January
The Byrds and Doug Kershaw play at The Boston Tea Party, Boston.

24th/25th/26th January
The Grateful Dead and Sons of Champlin play the Avalon Ballroom, lightshow provided by Garden of Delights.

14th/15th/16th February
Sound Proof present It's A Beautiful Day, Country Weather and Big Mama Thornton at the Avalon Ballroom.

21st/22nd/23rd February
Sound Proof Productions present Steve Miller, Allmanjoy and Linn County at the Avalon Ballroom.

28th February
Sound Proof Productions present Love at the Avalon Ballroom.

7th/8th/9thMarch
Sound Proof presents Moby Grape, A.B Skhy and Gale Garnett at the Avalon Ballroom.

14th/15th/16th March
Trans-Love present the MC5 with The Congress of Wonder and Clover, with lights by Single Wing Turquoise Bird at The Straight Theatre.

21st/22nd/23rd March
Sound Proof Productions present the Sons of Champlin, with the Headlights lightshow at the Avalon Ballroom.

3rd April
Van Der Graaf Generator play Thomas Bennet School, Crawley, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

4th/5th/6th April
Sound Proof present the Grateful Dead, The Flying Burrito Brothers and Aum at the Avalon Ballroom.

14th April
More Furious Madness From The Massed Gadgets Of Auximenes at the Royal Festival Hall, London with Pink Floyd.

26th April
Keef Hartley’s Apaches, King Crimson & Light Fantastic play Ewell Technical College, Epsom, Surrey, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

13th May
Out Now Anti War demonstration in Berkeley, California.

20th May
Festival of The Full Moon at Oak Island Stockton featuring Syndicate of Sound, Country Weather, Stuart Little.

24th/25th May
Haight-Ashbury Festival at The Panhandle with a cast of thousands, including Country Joe and The Fish and many , many more.

28th May
People's Park Bail Ball at Winterland with Aum, Credence Clearwater Revival, Bangor Flying Circus, the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane and Santana with lights by Brotherhood of Light.

29th May
Caravan and Louise play Ewell Technical College, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

7th June
Free concert in Hyde Park, London featuring Blind Faith, Richie Havens, Donovan, Edgar Broughton Band and the Third Ear Band.

8th June
Benefit for the Fellowship Church at the Unitarian Center, San Francisco with the Sons of Champlin, Freedom Highway, Ace of Cups, Phoenix, Morning Glory and many others.

27th/28th/29th June
Jack Cassady, Jorma Kaukonen, Joey Covington, the Grateful Dead and the Cleanliness & Godliness Skiffle Band, with lights by Marianne at The Barn, Rio Nido, Veterans Memorial Building, Santa Rosa.

28th June
Bob Kerr’s Whoopee Band, King Crimson & Louise play Ewell Technical College, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

July
Pink Floyd release More.

3rd July
Brian Jones found dead at his house.

5th July
Rolling Stones perform at a free concert in Hyde Park, London as a tribute to Brian Jones. 500,000 people turn out to watch. Also on the bill are Family, Battered Ornaments, King Crimson, Roy Harper, Third Ear Band, Alexis Korners New Church and Screw.

11th July
Principal Edwards Magic Theare & Krivoli Rog play Matrix in Crawley, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

20th July
Neil Armstrong become the first person to walk on the Moon.

25th/26th/27th July
First Seattle Pops Festival at Goldcreek Park, Woodinville, Washington featuring Chuck Berry, Blacksnake, Tim Buckley, The Byrds, Chicago Transit Authority, Albert Collins, Alice Cooper, Crome Syrcus, Bo Diddley, The Doors, Floating Bridge, The Flock, Flying Burrito Brothers, Guess Who, It’s A Beautiful Day, Led Zeppelin, Charles Lloyd, Lonnie Mack, Lee Michaels, Rocking Fu, Retina Circus Light Show, Murray Roman, Santana, Spirit, Ten Years After, Ike & Tina Turner Revue, Vanilla Fudge and The Youngbloods.

1st August
Jim Salzer presents Led Zeppelin, Jethro Tull and Fraternity Of Man at the Earl Warren Showgrounds, Santa Barbara.

8th/9th/10th August
The Ninth National Jazz and Blues Festival, Plumpton Race Track, Streat, East Sussex featuring The Pink Floyd, Soft Machine, East Of Eden, Blossom Toes, Keith Tippet Jazz Group, Juniors Eyes, The Village, Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band, Roy Harper, The Strawbs, Breakthru, Jigsaw, Peter Hammill, The Who, Chicken Shack, Fat Mattress, Aynsley Dunbar, Yes, The Spirit Of John Morgan, King Crimson, The Groundhogs, Dry Ice, The Wallace Collection, The Pentangle, Long John Baldrey, Ron Geesin, Magna Carta, Jo-Ann Kelley, Noel Murphy, The Nice, Family, Chris Barber, Keef Hartley, Eclection, Blodwyn Pig, Circus, Hard Meat, Affinity, Babylon and Cuby’s Blues Band.

12th August
Bill Graham presents Jefferson Airplane, B.B King, The Who and The Joshua Light Show at Tanglewood, Lenox, Massachusetts.

15th/16th/17th August
Woodstock Music & Art Fair Presents An Aquarian Exposition in White Lake, New York featuring Joan Baez, Arlo Guthrie, Tim Hardin, Richie Havens, The Incredible String Band, Ravi Shankar, Sly and The Family Stone, Bert Sommer, Sweetwater, Canned Heat, Creedence Clearwater, Grateful Dead, Keef Hartley, Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane, Mountain, Quill, Santana, The Who, The Band, The Jeff Beck Group, Blood Sweat and Tears, Joe Cocker, Crosby Stills and Nash, Jimi Hendrix, Iron Butterfly, Ten Years After, Johnny Winter

16th August
Jim Salzer presents Blind Faith featuring Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Ginger Baker, Rick Grech, Bonnie Delaney & Friends at the Earl Warren Showgrounds, Santa Barbara.

22/23/24th August
Wild West Festival at the Kezar Stadium with the Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Turk Murphy, Mike Bloomfield, Nick Gravenites and Friends, the Edwin Hawkins Singers, Fourth Way, Jefferson Airplane, Sons of Champlin, Country Joe and The Fish, Santana, Sly & The Family Stone, Steve Miller Band and The Youngbloods.

30th/31st August
Isle Of Wight Festival featuring Blodwyn Pig, Blonde On Blonde, Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band, Edgar Broughton Band, Joe Cocker, Aynsley Dunbar, Bob Dylan, Eclection, Family, Gary Farr, Fat Mattress, Julie Felix, Free, Gypsy, Richie Havens, Marsha Hunt and White Trash, Indo Jazz Fusions, Liverpool Scene, Mighty Baby, The Moody Blues, The Nice, Tom Paxton, Pentangle, The Pretty Things, Third Ear Band and The Who.

5th September
Pure Filth Rock & roll Club presents Moby Grape, Fields and Bycycle with lights by Deadly Nightshade at the Monterey Fairgrounds Horse Show Arena.

6th September
Free concert in Hyde Park, London featuring Crosby Stills and Nash and Jefferson Airplane. The Grateful Dead are booked, but cancel at the last minute.

19th/20th September
The Vulcan Gas Company Presents Freddy King, Shepards Bush and Onion Creek, Austin, Texas.

20th September
Free concert in Hyde Park, London featuring Soft Machine, The Deviants, Al Stewart, Quintessence and the Edgar Broughton Band

1st October
Grape Workers Strike Benefit at the Fillmore. On the bill are Santana, Mike Bloomfield, Tongue & Groove, Shades of Joy.

3rd October
Mighty Baby play Eel Pie Island, Twickenham, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

4th October
Goldrush Festival featuring Santana, Taj Mahal, Bo Diddley, Albert Collins, Kaleidoscope, Al Wilson, Southwind, Ike & Tina Turner, Sons of Champlin, Country Weather, Cold Blood, John Fahey, Linn County, Daybreak at Lake Amador.

10th October
Grope & Stray play Eel Pie Island, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

11th October
Small Faces and Tuesday’s Children play Ewell Technical College, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

17th October
Steve Miller’s Delivery & Medicine Hat play Eel Pie Island, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

20th till 25th October
Bill Graham presents The Who performing Tommy at the Fillmore East, New York.

22nd October
Jack Kerouac dies in hosiptal aged 47.

24th October
Stray & Hawkwind Zoo* play Eel Pie Island, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

25th October
Pink Floyd play at the Paris Festival.

31st October
Egg, If and Snake play Eel Pie Island, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

5th November
Clouds & Rapture play Eel Pie Island, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

7th November
Pete Brown’s Piblokto & Tara’s Harp play Eel Pie Island, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

10th November
Keef Hartley Band & Black Snail play The Star, Croydon, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

12th November
Alexis Korner & Fat Daughter play Eel Pie Island, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

14th November
Warm Dust & Tobias Wragg play Eel Pie Island, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

15th November
John Dummer Band & Audience play Ewell Technical College, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

19th November
Rhada Krishna Temple, Virgin Hearse & Strawberry Blues play Eel Pie Island, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

21st November
PAM Productions present It’s A Beautiful Day, Cold Blood, Joy of Cooking and Magic Colours with lights by Deadly Nightshade at the Santa Rosa Fairgrounds.

21st November
Battered Ornaments & Train play Eel Pie Island, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

26th November
Greatest Show on Earth & Tara’s Harp play Eel Pie Island, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

28th November
Mandrake & Hawkwind Zoo* play Eel Pie Island, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

29th November
Amazing Gas Medicine Show and Junk Band & Nemesis play Eel Pie Island, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

28th/29th/30th November
First Annual Palm Beach Music and Art Festival at West Palm Beach, Florida featuring The Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin, The Chambers Brothers, sly and The Family Stone, Jefferson Airplane, The Byrds, Steppenwolf, Spirit, Pacific Gas and Electric, Sweetwater, Country Joe and The Fish, Johnny Winter, Rotary Connection, Grand Funk Railroad, The Rubgys and King Crimson.

3rd December
Edgar Broughton Band & Old Nick’s Train Set play Eel Pie Island, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

5th December
Answella’s Dream & Cochise play Eel Pie Island, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

6th December
 Caravan & Juicy Lucy play Ewell Technical College, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

8th December
Junior’s Eyes play The Star, Croydon, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

12th December
Train play Southwark College of F.E., Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

15th December
Wild Angels & Pony play The Star, Croydon, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

22nd December
East of Eden & Junk Shop play The Star, Croydon, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

31st December
Lee Michaels, The Youngbloods, Taj Mahal, Wolfgang and Love play a New Years Eve Party at the Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, a Bill Graham Promotion.
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