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The Move play at The Cavendish, Sheffield.
The Byrds, Fleetwood Mac and John Hammond play The Fillmore Auditorium with lights by Brotherhood of Light
The Grateful Dead play the Fillmore East, New York with lights by The Joshua Light Show
Sam Gopal and Black Sabbath play The Marquee Club, London.
The Move play The Cavendish Club, Sheffield.
Soft Machine play Fairfield Concert Hall, London
Caravan & Pony play The Star, Croydon, Lightshow by Mass Spectrometer Light Show
Steamhammer & Smiley play The Star, Croydon, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show
Something Else play The Star, Croydon, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show
Atomic Rooster & Genesis play Ewell Technical College, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show
Idle Race play The Star, Croydon, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show
Coloured Raisins & Elliot play Newman College, Birmingham, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show
Rare Bird & Creepy John Thomas play The Star, Croydon, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show
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
Mothers, Birmingham: John Peel Presents Black Sabbath
Eel Pie Island, Twickenham: Siren, Medicine Head, John Peel.
Mott The Hoople play The Eden Park Hotel, Elmers End, Beckenham, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show
Juicy Lucy play Eden Park Hotel, Beckenham, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show
Quintessence play Eden Park Hotel, Beckenham, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show
Bob Kerr’s Whoopee Band & Hard Meat play Leicester University, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show
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.
Free play The Eden Park Hotel, Beckenham, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show
Victoria Park, London: Campaign For Nuclear Disarmament Festival For Life. Liverpool Scene, Toe Fat, Black Sabbath, Arthur Brown, Mike Absalom, Marc Brierley, John Peel.
Atomic Rooster & Easy Leaf play the Kingston Hotel, Surrey, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show
Stray, Clarke-Hutchinson, Boris, Dr. Strangely Strange, Train & Rufus Stone play Thomas Bennet School, Crawley, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show
The Strawbs and Comus play The Kingston Hotel, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show
Mott The Hoople & Easy Leaf play The Kingston Hotel, Light show by Mass Spectrometer Light Show
East of Eden, May Blitz , Graham Bond, Climax Chicago Blues Band, Raw Spirit, Black August Group, Nick Drake, John Martyn play at Intiation, Bedford College, Regents Park, London.
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.
Bath Festival Of Blues and Progressive Music, Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet.
Uriah Heep, East of Eden, Simon Dupree’s Big Sound play outdoor concert at Portsmouth Stadium, Light show by Cerebrum Lights
New Riders of the Purple Sage play The Matrix Club, San Fransisco.
Genesis, Chicago Climax, Wild Wally & Mirrors play Kingston Polytechnic, Light show by Cerebrum Lights
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, Humble Pie, May Blitz play at the Roundhouse in Chalk Farm, London.
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.
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.
Keef Hartley’s Big Band & Hardin and York play Fillmore South, Croydon, Light show by Cerebrum Lights
Free concert in Hyde Park, London featuring Canned Heat, Eric Burdon and War and John Sebastian.
Jimi Hendrix dies from a combination of alcohol and barbiturates at a London Hotel.
Blitzkrieg play Trent Polytechnic, Nottingham, Light show by Cerebrum Lights
Yes and Band of Roadies play Watford Technical College, Light show by Cerebrum Lights
Janis Joplin dies from an overdose of heroin and alcohol, alone in a hotel room.
Syn play The Pied Bull, Islington, Light show by Cerebrum Lights
Syn play The Pied Bull, Islington (again!), Light show by Cerebrum Lights
The Strawbs play Hobbits Garden, Wimbledon, Light show by Cerebrum Lights