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5th January
Caravan & Pony play The Star, Croydon, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

12th January
Steamhammer & Smiley play The Star, Croydon, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

22nd January
Something Else play The Star, Croydon, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

24th January
Atomic Rooster & Genesis play Ewell Technical College, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

26th January
Idle Race play The Star, Croydon, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

31st January
Coloured Raisins & Elliot play Newman College, Birmingham, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

2nd February
Rare Bird & Creepy John Thomas play The Star, Croydon, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

12th February
Mott The Hoople play The Eden Park Hotel, Elmers End, Beckenham, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

14th February
Chicago Climax Blues Band & Ring of Truth play Ewell Technical College, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

19th February
Juicy Lucy play Eden Park Hotel, Beckenham, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

26th February
Quintessence play Eden Park Hotel, Beckenham, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

28th February
Bob Kerr’s Whoopee Band & Hard Meat play Leicester University, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

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, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

13th April
Atomic Rooster & Easy Leaf play the Kingston Hotel, Surrey, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

19th April
Stray, Clarke-Hutchinson, Boris, Dr. Strangely Strange, Train & Rufus Stone play Thomas Bennet School, Crawley, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

20th April
The Strawbs and Comus play The Kingston Hotel, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

27th April
Mott The Hoople & Easy Leaf play The Kingston Hotel, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show

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 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.
Click HERE for rather measly scan of poster (anyone got a better one they can send us??)

July ?
The MC5, Matthew’s Southern Comfort, Pink Fairies?, Edgar Broughton? play at the Roundhouse in Chalk Farm, London.
Mush O’Rune reviews this momentous occasion...... Click HERE.

4th July
Uriah Heep, East of Eden, Simon Dupree’s Big Sound play outdoor concert at Portsmouth Stadium, Lightshow 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, Lightshow 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.

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, Lightshow by Cerebrum Lights

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, Lightshow by Cerebrum Lights

3rd October
Yes and Band of Roadies play Watford Technical College, Lightshow by Cerebrum Lights

4th October
Janis Joplin dies from an overdose of heroin and alcohol, alone in a hotel room.

27th November
Syn play The Pied Bull, Islington, Lightshow by Cerebrum Lights

4th December
Syn play The Pied Bull, Islington (again!), Lightshow by Cerebrum Lights

11th December
The Strawbs play Hobbits Garden, Wimbledon, Lightshow by Cerebrum Lights

 

 

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