10 march 1968 & jimi hendrix experience
#OTD Saturday 10 March 1968 Jimi Hendrix Experience gave two concerts in the International Ballroom of the Washington Hilton (Connecticut Ave & T Sts NW). Hendrix was accompanied by Noel Redding (drums) and Mitch Mitchell (bass). Also on the bill were Soft Machine and the Mar Boyle Sense Laboratory.
Tickets were $4 in advance and $4.50 at the door and could be purchased at Georgetown Soul Shack (1221 G St NW), Disc Shop (1825 Connecticut Ave NW) and Yonder's Wall (3320 M St NW).
The standing room only crowd for the 3pm & 8pm shows heard:
The Wind Cries Mary
I Don’t Live Today
Please comment below. Did you go to this concert? What do you remember most about it? Did you work at the Hilton? Did you attend his 9-13 August 1967 concerts, including a free youth concert on the 10th at the Ambassador Theatre (18th & Columbia NW), sponsored by the Adams Morgan Community Council & DC Federation of Musicians? Or his 16 August 1968 concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion? You may comment privately here.