CHRONOLOGY

1968
DATE LOCATION VENUE NOTES
3 AUG Essex, UK East Mersea Youth Camp
5 AUG London, UK Marquee Club with The Nite People
9 AUG Bracknell, UK Sports Centre
10 AUG Wollaston, UK Motown Club
11 AUG London, UK Marquee Club unconfirmed date
12 AUG London, UK Marquee Club unconfirmed date
17 AUG London, UK Marquee Club with Joe Cocker
23 AUG Stoke-on-trent, UK The Place
30 AUG Welwyn Garden City, UK Civic Centre
31 AUG London, UK Black Sheep Club
6 SEP London, UK Marquee Club with Joe Cocker and the Grease Band
8 SEP King's Lynn, UK Maid's Head
12 SEP London, UK Southern Music recording session
13 SEP Marlow, UK Crown Hotel
15 SEP London, UK Blaise's
16 SEP London, UK Blaise's unconfirmed date
18 SEP London, UK Blaise's
19 SEP London, UK Marquee Club with The Nice
20 SEP Edmonton, UK Cooks Ferry Inn canceled
21 SEP Margate, UK Dreamland Ballroom
22 SEP Margate, UK Dreamland Ballroom
27 SEP Rushden, UK West End Club
28 SEP London, UK Marquee Club with Dream Police
5 OCT Hitchin, UK Hermitage Ballroom
11 OCT Ombersley, UK Wharf Hotel
12 OCT Cirencester, UK Corn Hall
13 OCT London, UK photo session
13 OCT London, UK Blaise's
14 OCT London, UK Revolution Club
15 OCT London, UK Royal Albert Hall Czechoslovakia benefit concert
17 OCT London, UK Pheasantry
22 OCT London, UK Blaise's
25 OCT Leicester, UK Granby Halls with the Who, Joe Cocker, Family
26 OCT London, UK Middle Earth at the Roundhouse
30 OCT London, UK Cromwellian
30 OCT London, UK Blaise's with Dream Police
1 NOV Marlow, UK Crown Hotel
2 NOV London, UK Marquee Club with Dream Police
5 NOV London, UK Blaise's
8 NOV London, UK Granada Theater with The Who, Joe Cooker and The Grease Band, Small Faces, Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Mindbenders
8 NOV London, UK Ronnie Scott's Club
9 NOV Wollaston, UK Motown Club or The Nags Head?
13 NOV London, UK Marquee Club with The Love Sculpture
15 NOV London, UK Roundhouse with The Who, Joe Cocker and The Grease Band, Small Faces, Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Mindbenders
16 NOV Leeds, UK Leeds University
18 NOV Newcastle, UK City Hall with The Who, Joe Cocker and The Grease Band, Small Faces, Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Mindbenders
24 NOV London, UK Blaise's unconfirmed date
25 NOV London, UK Revolution Club
26 NOV London, UK Royal Albert Hall with Cream, Taste, Colosseum (Something's Coming, Carpet Man)
27 NOV London, UK Marquee Club with Van Der Graaf Generator
30 NOV photo session
30 NOV London, UK Ronnie Scott's Club
5 DEC Woodgreen, UK Fishmongers Hall
6 DEC Bristol, UK Bristol University
7 DEC London, UK Blaise's
9 DEC London, UK Marquee Club unconfirmed date
10 DEC London, UK Marquee Club unconfirmed date
11 DEC London, UK Revolution possible taping for French TV
12 DEC London, UK Revolution
13 DEC London, UK Speakeasy
14 DEC London, UK photo session
15 DEC London, UK Revolution
16 DEC London, UK Marquee Club
17 DEC London, UK Royal Albert Hall
20 DEC London, UK photo session at Cambersands
20 DEC London, UK Apple Studios recording session
24 DEC London, UK Speakeasy
26 DEC London, UK Blaise's
27 DEC London, UK Roundhouse
31 DEC London, UK Teddington Studios TV SHOW: "Magpie"
31 DEC London, UK Speakeasy

1969

1 JAN London, UK Marquee Club with Stray, Octopus
7 JAN London, UK BBC Maida Vale Studios BBC SESSION: "John Peel's Top Gear" (Dear Father, Everydays, Sweetness, Something's Coming, Every Little Thing)
8 JAN London, UK Marquee Club with Toast

“Dear Father” on Top Gear

12 JAN RADIO BROADCAST: "Top Gear"
15 JAN London, UK Marquee Club with Procession
18 JAN Portsmouth, UK Portsmouth College Of Education
22 JAN London, UK Marquee Club with Village
23 JAN Wolverhampton, UK Lafayette Club
24 JAN Plymouth, UK Van Dike Club
29 JAN London, UK Marquee Club with Clouds

1 FEB Bournemouth, UK Ritz Ballroom
5 FEB London, UK Marquee Club with Caravan
11 FEB London, UK Polydor Studios recording session
12 FEB London, UK Marquee Club with Octopus
13 FEB Worthing, UK Pier Pavilion
14 FEB Battersea, UK Surrey University
15 FEB Campden Hill, UK Queen Elizabeth College
16 FEB Sunderland, UK Peter Lee Jazz Club
17 FEB Wolverhampton, UK Catacomb Club
19 FEB London, UK Marquee Club with Spirit Of John Morgan
23 FEB RADIO BROADCAST: "Top Gear"
24 FEB Sheffield, UK Down Broadway (Sweetness, Something's Coming, Sweet Dreams)
25 FEB Cambridge, UK Guildhall (Something's Coming)
26 FEB London, UK Marquee Club with Clouds
27 FEB London, UK Photo session
27 FEB London, UK Speakeasy
28 FEB Richmond, UK Athletic Ground
1 MAR Chesterfield, UK Victoria Ballroom
2 MAR London, UK (canceled)
5 MAR London, UK Marquee Club with Circus
7 MAR York, UK York University
8 MAR Sunderland, UK Empire Theatre
9 MAR Kidderminster, UK Frank Freeman's Club
12 MAR London, UK Marquee Club with Killing Floor
15 MAR Southampton, UK University (inc. I See You, Every Little Thing, Looking Around)
16 MAR Hampstead, UK Country Club
17 MAR London, UK BBC Studios
19 MAR London, UK Marquee Club with Clouds
20 MAR Salford, UK University
21 MAR Wolverhampton, UK Civic Hall
22 MAR Battersea, UK College Of Building
25 MAR London, UK Madame Tussaud's
28 MAR London, UK Lyceum Ballroom
29 MAR Barnet, UK Barnet College
2 APR London, UK Marquee Club with Harsh Reality
3 APR Harrowfield, UK Youth Centre
4 APR London, UK Speakeasy
9 APR London, UK Marquee Club with Elastic Band
17 APR London, UK Saturdays at University College
21 APR London, UK Royal Albert Hall with Janis Joplin
23 APR Dover, UK depart to Montreux (midnight boat)
25 APR Montreux, Switerland Casino, Festival de la Rose d'Or
26-27 APR Goddelau, Germany Tanz Club
28 APR arrive back in UK
30-31 APR London, UK Advision Studios recording sessions

1969-05-xx
1 MAY Plymouth, UK Van Dike
2 MAY Chelsea, UK College Of Art with Clouds
7 MAY London, UK I.B.C. Studios recording session
8 MAY Scarborough, UK Penthouse Club
9 MAY London, UK I.B.C. Studios recording session
10 MAY Exeter, UK Exeter University
11 MAY Kidderminster, UK Frank Freeman's Club
12 MAY London, UK I.B.C. Studios recording session
14 MAY London, UK Marquee Club with Peter Cooper
16 MAY London, UK Lyceum Ballroom, Midnight Court with John Mayall, Hard Meat, Gypsy
17 MAY London, UK University College

1969-05-18 Camden 01
18 MAY London, UK Parliament Hill Fields, Camden Festival with Soft Machine, Procol Harum, Blossom Toes, Third Ear Band
21 MAY London, UK Harrods Way Inn
22 MAY London, UK BBC Studios
24 MAY Southend-On-Sea, UK Southend College Of Technology
25 MAY Wolverhampton, UK Lafayette Club

28 MAY London, UK Marquee Club with Maddening Crowd
29 MAY Plymouth, UK Van Dike
31 MAY Brighton, UK Brighton College
4 JUN London, UK BBC Studios BBC SESSION: "Johnny Walker Show" (Looking Around, Sweetness, Every Little Thing)
5 JUN Scarborough, UK Penthouse Club
6 JUN Hull, UK R. T. A. Bilston Carnival Fairground
10 JUN Farnham, UK photo session
11 JUN London, UK Marquee Club with Sweet Marriage
13 JUN Leicester, UK Technical College
14 JUN Johnny Walker Show broadcast
15 JUN Kidderminster, UK Frank Freeman's Club
16 JUN London, UK Scotch Of St. James
20 JUN Canterbury, UK Kent University
21 JUN Anvers, Belgium Deurne Arena Hall, Pop Festival with The Nice, Colosseum, Freedom, Fleetwood Mac, Wallace Collection
24 JUN Fulham, UK photo session
25 JUN London, UK Marquee Club with Mandrake Paddlesteamer
26 JUN London, UK interview BBC for Denmark
27 JUN Amsterdam, Netherlands TV SHOW: "Jam TV" ?
28 JUN Birmingham, UK The Factory
29 JUN Redcar, UK Redcar Jazz Club
30 JUN Sunderland, UK Bay Hotel
2 JUL London, UK Ronnie Scotts press reception
2 JUL London, UK Marquee Club with Andromeda
3 JUL London, UK Prince Lowenstein's Pad at Holland Park private party
4 JUL SINGLE RELEASED UK: "Sweetness/Something's Coming"
4 JUL Barnstaple, UK Queen's Hall
5 JUL Harverfordwest, UK Market Hall
6 JUL London, UK Roundhouse
8 JUL London, UK BBC Studios RADIO BROADCAST "Radio 1 Club"
8 JUL London, UK ICA Nash House with Juggernaut
9 JUL London, UK Marquee Club with Hard Meat
10 JUL Penzance, UK Winter Gardens
11 JUL London, UK Lyceum Ballroom, Midnight Court with The Nice, Renaissance, Peter Cooper, Peter Hammill
12 JUL Nottingham, UK Racecourse, 12 Hour Happiness Concert with The Nice, Eclection, Caravan, King Crimson, Juniors Eyes, Edgar Broughton Band, Idle Race, Status Quo
13 JUL Wembley, UK Stadium
15 JUL Wembley, UK Thames Television recording "Groove"
16 JUL London, UK Marquee Club with Kippington Lodge
17 JUL London, UK London Airport leave for Ireland
18 JUL Belfast, Ireland Ulster Hall with The Nice, Bonzo Dog Band
19 JUL Dublin, Ireland National Stadium with The Nice, Bonzo Dog Band
20 JUL Cork, Ireland Hibernian Football Stadium cancelled
23 JUL London, UK Marquee Club
25 JUL ALBUM RELEASE: "Yes"
25 JUL South Shields, UK New Cellar Club
26 JUL Kirklevington, UK Country Club
27 JUL Bridgend, UK Kee Club
28 JUL Bristol, UK Old Grannary
29 JUL photo session for Jackie magazine
30 JUL London, UK Marquee Club with Hard Meat
2 AUG Ryde, Isle of Wight, UK Music Box
3 AUG London, UK BBC Studios BBC SESSION: "Stuart Henry Show" (Then, Beyond And Before, No Opportunity Necessary No Experience Needed)
4 AUG London, UK BBC Studios BBC SESSION: "Symonds On Sunday" (Every Little Thing, Everydays, Looking Around, Sweetness, Something's Coming)
6 AUG London, UK Harrods Way Inn
7 AUG London, UK Marquee Club
8 AUG Birmingham, UK Mother's Club
9 AUG Plumpton, UK Plumpton Racecourse, Jazz Blues Pop Festival with the Who, Fat Mattress, Chicken Shack, Bonzo Dog Band, Strawbs, Black Sabbath, Roy Harper, Peter Hammill (Something's Coming, Then, It's Love, Everydays)

“Looking Around” BBC Session

10 AUG London, UK RADIO BROADCAST: "Symonds on Sunday" and "Stuart Henry Show"
10 AUG London, UK Marquee Club
13 AUG Tolworth, UK Toby Jug
14 AUG London, UK Marquee Club with Samson
15 AUG Barnstaple, UK Queen's Hall
16 AUG Plymouth, UK Van Dike

Live at the Star Club: “Eleanor Rigby”

20-21 AUG Hamburg, Germany Star Club
22 AUG Lekkerkerk, Netherlands Eland Club
23 AUG Lekkerkerk, Netherlands Eland Club possible other gig
24 AUG Maastricht, Netherlands Zeeland Club
22-24 AUG Bilzen, Belgium Jazz Festival
24 AUG Maastricht, Netherlands Zeeland Club
26 AUG Wiesbaden, Germany Big Apple Club
27 AUG Goddelau, Germany Tanz Club
29-31 AUG Munich, Germany Blow-Up Club
1-7 SEP Munich, Germany Blow-Up Club
10 SEP travel day
11 SEP travel to London
12 SEP Sheffield, UK Penthouse
13 SEP Kirklevington, UK Country Club
14 SEP Bishop Auckland, Queens Hotel
15 SEP Romford, UK Kings Head
18 SEP London, UK Marquee Club with Hardin and York
20 SEP Harverfordwest, UK Market Hall
21 SEP Kidderminster, UK Frank Freeman's Club
22-26 SEP London, UK BBC Studios RADIO BROADCAST: "Tony Brandon Show"
23 SEP Stoke, UK The Place
26 SEP Bristol, UK Bristol Technical College
27 SEP Malvern, UK Winter Garden
28 SEP Harrogate, UK Harrogate Theatre two shows
1 OCT London, UK photo session, Barry Wentzel Melody Maker
3 OCT Plymouth, UK Van Dike Club
4 OCT Bristol, UK Bristol University
9 OCT Essen, Germany Grugahalle, Essen Pop Festival Blues Festival with Fleetwood Mac, Pretty Things, Spooky Tooth, Keef Hartley, Warm Dust, Free, Hard Meat
11 OCT Newcastle, UK Newcastle University
12 OCT Redcar, UK Redcar Jazz Club
15 OCT ALBUM RELEASE: "Yes"
15 OCT Brussels, Belgium TV Studio unknown TV Show
17 OCT Romford, UK Kings Hall
18 OCT Chesterfield, UK Victoria Ballroom
20 OCT Sunderland, UK Bay Hotel unconfirmed date
21 OCT photo session with Barry Wentzel
22 OCT Bremen, Germany TV SHOW: "Beat Club" performances of "No Opportunity Necessary No Experience Needed", "Looking Around", "Survival"
24 OCT Nottingham, UK Nottingham Technical College
25 OCT Cardiff, UK Cardiff University
27 OCT Amougies, Belgium Paris Festival, Pelouses De Revill, Actuel Festival
28 OCT Brussels, Belgium Théâtre 140
30 OCT London, UK Marquee Club
31 OCT Swansea, UK Swansea University
1 NOV Manchester, UK U.M.I.S.T
2 NOV London, UK Lyceum Ballroom (Sunday Lyceum) with Deep Purple, The Divine, Vivian Stanshall, Griffin, The Grope
3 NOV London, UK Roundhouse
7 NOV Birmingham, UK The Factory
14 NOV Newcastle, UK City Hall
15 NOV Folkestone, UK Marine Pavilion
26 NOV Basel, Switzerland Komodie Theatre
27 NOV Geneva, Switzerland TV Studios
27 NOV Bern, Switzerland Chikito Club
28 NOV Gerlafingen, Switzerland Grunau Restaurant
29 NOV Montreux, Switzerland Casino TV and photo session
30 NOV Locarno, Switzerland Rex Cinema
1 DEC Zurich, Switzerland TV Studios TV SHOW: "Hits A Go Go" lip synch performances of "Looking Around" and "Beyond And Before"
5 DEC Stoke-on-Trent, UK Queens Theatre
6 DEC Weston-Super-Mare, UK Winter Gardens
7 DEC Croydon, UK The Greyhound with Stray
9 DEC Harrowfield, UK Youth Centre with Professor Trange, Discomation
10 DEC West Hampstead, UK Klooks Kleek
11 DEC Leicester, UK LCP Fletcher Hall
12 DEC Newport, UK The In-Place
13 DEC London, UK Imperial College
14 DEC Redcar, UK Redcar Jazz Club
17 DEC London, UK Advision Studios recording session
19 DEC Harrowfield, UK Youth Centre
21 DEC Sheffield, UK Kingston Hotel with Gracious!
22 DEC Wolverhampton, UK Cattacoombes Club
24 DEC Southall, UK Northcote Arms/Farx Club with Nexus
26 DEC London, UK Marquee Club with Jon Hendricks, Man
27 DEC Kirklevington, UK Country Club
28 DEC Birmingham, UK Mother's Club
30 DEC Plymouth, UK Van Dike
1970
5-8 JAN London, UK Advision Studios recording sessions
7 JAN Tolworth, UK Toby Jug
10-11 JAN Paris, France Olympia "666" Festival with Ritchie Havens, East Of Eden, Keef Hartley, Terry Reid, Martin Circus
13,14,16 JAN London, UK Advision Studios recording sessions
17 JAN Bradford, UK University
19 JAN London, UK BBC Aolean Hall Studios RADIO BROADCAST: "Dave Lee Travis Show" (Astral Traveller, Sweet Dreams, Then, Looking Around, Everydays)
23 JAN Stoke-on-Trent, UK King's Hall
24 JAN Southampton, UK Southampton University
25 JAN Croydon, UK Fox At Greyhound
25 JAN BBC BROADCAST: "Dave Lee Travis Show"
26 JAN photo session with Lawrence
27 JAN Llanelli, UK Glen Ballroom
28 JAN London, UK Advision Studios recording sessions
29 JAN Boston, UK Starlight Room unconfirmed date
30 JAN Coventry, UK Lanchester University, 2nd Lanchester Arts Festival with Atomic Rooster, Free, Mott the Hoople

1970-01-31

31 JAN Uxbridge, UK Brunel University with Liverpool Scene
1 FEB Sunderland, UK Empire Theatre with The Nice
2 FEB London, UK Advision Studios recording and mixing sessions
3,5 FEB London, UK Advision Studios mixing sessions
7 FEB London, UK Royal Festival Hall with The Nice
8 FEB Oxford, UK Polytechnic with The Nice
14 FEB Canterbury, Kent University
19 FEB Copenhagen, Denmark Revolution Club with Small Faces, Edgar Broughton Band
20 FEB Gothenburg, Sweden Cue Club with Small Faces, Edgar Broughton Band
21 FEB Stockholm, Sweden University with Small Faces, Edgar Broughton Band
22 FEB Oslo, Norway Club Seven with Small Faces, Edgar Broughton Band
23 FEB Bremen, Germany TV Studios TV SHOW: "Beat Club" lip sync performance of "Time And A Word" unreleased until 2009.
24 FEB travel day back to London
26 FEB Barnstaple, UK Queens Hall possibly canceled
27 FEB Plymouth, UK Van Dike
28 FEB Knightsbridge, UK Imperial College with Web
6 MAR Bingley, UK College Of Education
7 MAR Leeds, UK Leeds University
9 MAR Darlington, UK Civic Theatre
11 MAR details unknown, Germany with Hardin and York, unconfirmed
12 MAR London, UK BBC Studios RADIO BROADCAST: "John Peel's Sunday Show" (Astral Traveller, Then, Every Little Thing, Everydays, For Everyone)
13 MAR Gloucester, UK Guildhall with Fresh
14 MAR Croydon, UK College Of Art Technique with Easy Leaf, Dwarf
15 MAR RADIO BROADCAST: "The Sunday Show"
16 MAR Düsseldorf, Germany Music Festival unconfirmed
19 MAR London, UK rehearsal with orchestra
20 MAR Salford, UK Salford University
21 MAR London, UK Queen Elizabeth Hall with Royal College of Music Youth Orchestra, conducted by Tony Cox (Astral Traveller, The Prophet, Sweet Dreams, Clear Days, For Everyone, I See You, Time And A Word, It's Love, Dear Father, Something's Coming)
22 MAR London, UK Queen Elizabeth Hall with Royal College of Music Youth Orchestra, conducted by Tony Cox (Astral Traveller, The Prophet, Sweet Dreams, Clear Days, For Everyone, I See You, Time And A Word, It's Love, Dear Father, Something's Coming)
24 MAR London, UK BBC Maida Vale Studio 5 recording backing for Disco 2 TV program
26 MAR London, UK BBC Television Centre TV SHOW: "Disco 2"
27 MAR Roubaix, France Le Colisée with The Nice, unconfirmed
28 MAR Salisbury, UK Alex Disco Club with New Era Jazz Band
29 MAR Birmingham, UK Mother's
30 MAR Devon, UK Barnstaple
31 MAR Brussels, Belgium TV session
1 APR Brussels, Belgium TV session
2 APR London, UK Advision Studios mixing session
3 APR Köln, Germany Sporthalle with Deep Purple, Procol Harum, Soft Machine, Steamhammer, Tyrannosaurus Rex (No Opportunity Necessary No Experience Needed, Then, Every Little Thing, Astral Traveller, Everydays)
4 APR Erlangen, Germany University Of Technology
5 APR Wurzburg, Germany unknown venue
5 APR Aschaffenburg, Germany unknown venue
6 APR fly from Frankfurt to London
7 APR London, UK BBC Maida Vale Studio 5 BBC SESSION: "Sounds Of The Seventies" (Sweet Dreams, For Everyone)
10 APR London, UK Marquee Club with Slade, Trevor Billmuss
11 APR London, UK BBC Television Centre, Studio 8 TV SHOW: "Not Only..But Also" rehearsal
12 APR London, UK BBC Television Centre, Studio 8 TV SHOW: "Not Only..But Also" taping
14 APR RADIO BROADCAST: "Sounds Of The Seventies"
14 APR Surbiton, UK Assembly Room with Julian's Treatment
15 APR TV SHOW: "Not Only..But Also" broadcast
16 APR Weymouth, UK Pavillion Ballroom
17 APR Surbiton, UK Poperama Devizes
17 APR Devises, UK Corn Exchange

1970-04-18

18 APR Luton, UK Technical College with Mighty Baby, Tiny Clanger
Peter Banks leaves, to be replaced by Steve Howe
25 JUL ALBUM RELEASE: "Time And A Word"