Alvin Lee - Ten Years After Gigs 1968

Concert promoter Bill Graham hears Ten Years After on San Francisco's underground radio stations and invites them to the U.S. to play at the Fillmore West and newly opened Fillmore East. Before they embark on their overseas trip, they record their second album"Undead" live at Klook's Kleek in London.

Ten Years After - Klooks Kleek 1968


January 5, 1968 - Marquee Club/London, England


January 12, 1968 - Hornsey Wood Tavern - Manor House (AKA Bluesville R & B Club)/London, England


January 13, 1968 - School of Economics/London, England


January 19, 1968 - Marquee Club/London, England


January 23, 1968 - Klook's Kleek/London, England


January 30, 1968 - "Fishmongers Arms" Wood Green/London, England


February 1968 - Kulttuuritalo/Helsinki, Finland


February 2, 1968 - Lorensbergs Circus/Gothenburg, Sweden


February 6, 1968 - Marquee Club/London, England


February 9, 1968 - "Buesville 68" - Hornsey Wood Tavern - Manor House (AKA Bluesville R & B Club)/London, England


February 1968 - Gladsaxe Teen Club/Denmark


February 10, 1968 - Pop Club/Brondby, Denmark
Day Of Phoenix is the opening act for Ten Years After and the Young Flowers.


February 11, 1968 - Klub Bongo/Malmo, Sweden
Rock Your Mama, Spoonful, I May Be Wrong But I Won't Be Wrong Always, Summertime, I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes, Spider In My Web, Help Me.


February 16, 1968 - Flower Pop Music Club/Lolland, Denmark
Parts of this show are subsequently broadcast on the Danish DR-TV "Top Pop" show on February 24, 1968. Three numbers were included, Love Until I Die" Spoonful."


February 25, 1968 - Marquee Club/London, England
With the Spirit of John Morgan.


February 26, 1968 - Zodiac Club - Eden Park Hotel/Beckenham, England


February 27, 1968 - Klook's Kleek Railway Hotel - West Hampstead/London, England


March 1, 1968 - City of Westminster College/London, England


March 8, 1968 - Marquee Club/London, England


March 15, 1968 - "Bluesville 68" - Hornsey Wood Tavern - Manor House/London, England


March 18, 1968 - The Cromwellian/London, England


March 22, 1968 - Marquee Club/London, England


March 23, 1968 - Corn Exchange - Chelmsford, England


March 26, 1968 - Fishmongers Arms/London, England


March 28, 1968 - Zodiac Club/Beckenham, England


April 5, 1968 - Marquee Club/London, England


April 1968 - Gladsaxe Teen Club/Denmark


April 20, 1968 - Pop Club/Brondby, Denmark
With the Baronets, Tages and the Jeff Beck Group.


April 26, 1968 - Loughborough University/Loughborough, DEN
With Marmalade, Alan Bown, Jethro Tull.


May 2, 1968 - Le Metro/Birmingham, England


May 4, 1968 - University of East Anglia/Norwich, England


May 5, 1968 - Palazzetto dello Sport/Rome, Italy
Also on the bill are the Move and the Nice


May 7, 1968 - Falkoner Theatre/Copenhagen, Denmark
Rock Your Mama ,Spoonful, I May Be Wrong But I Won't Be Wrong Always, Summertime, Help Me, I'm Going Home.
Fleetwood Mac and the Fugs also perform.


May 9, 1968 - Gothenburg, Sweden


May 10, 1968 - Stockholm, Sweden


May 12, 1968 - Cat Ballou Club/Grantham, England


May 14, 1968 - Klook's Kleek Railway Hotel - West Hampstead/London, England
The show is recorded and later released as the "Undead" LP.


May 22, 1968 - Wigan Technical College


May 23, 1968 - St. Michael's Hall/Oxford, England


May 24, 1968 - Marquee Club/London, England


May 25, 1968 - Redditch College/Redditch, England


May 26, 1968 - Wooden Bridge/Guildford, England


June 3, 1968 - Ten Years After visit Ireland to play at a festival.


June 7, 1968 - Marquee Club/London, England


June 13, 1968 - Ten Years After arrive in America to begin a seven week tour.


June 14 - 16, 1968 - Cheetah Club - Venice, California


June 22, 1968 - Travelodge Theatre/Phoenix, AZ
Also on the bill: Grateful Dead, Thackeray Rocke


June 24, 1968 - Whisky A Go Go/West Hollywood, CA
Alice Cooper opens!


June 25 & 26, 1968 - The Golden Bear/Huntington Beach, CA


June 28 - 30, 1968 - Fillmore Auditorium/San Francisco, California
with Canned Heat
June 28 - First Set: Help Me, Rock Your Mama, Spoonful, I May Be Wrong But I Won't Be Wrong Always, No Title Summertime/Shangtung Cabbage, I Woke Up This Morning
June 28 -Second Set: I Want To Know, Spider In My Web, Crossroads, Woodchopper's Ball.


July 5, 6 & 7, 1968 - Fillmore West/San Francisco, California
Also on the bill are Paul Butterfield Blues Band and Truth

July 10, 1968 - Santa Monica Pier/Santa Monica, California
Ten Years After perform "I Want To Know" for KHJ-TV's The Groovy Show television program.


July 12-21, 1968 - The Golden Bear/Huntington Beach, California


July 26-28, 1968 - Cheetah Club/Venice, CA
With Jose Feliciano.


August 2 & 3, 1968 - Fillmore East/New York City, NY
With Big Brother & The Holding Company and The Staple Singers.


August 4 & 5, 1968 - Steve Paul's Scene Club/New York City, NY


Ten Years After spend the day in the studio on August 5th backing Guitar Crusher (vocal) and Jimmy Spruill (lead guitar) on "Hambone Blues",and backing Garfield Love (vocal) and Jimmy Spruill on "Part Time Love".
In the evening, TYA are joined onstage at The Scene Club by Jimi Hendrix, Mitch Mitchell and Larry Coryell for a jam!


August 7, 1968 - Toby Jug Pub/Tolworth, England



Ten Years After's second album 'Undead' is released August 10, 1968


August 10, 1968 - Kempton Park/Sunbury-on-Thames, UK
This is the eighth annual National Jazz and Blues Festival with Arthur Brown, Ginger Baker, The Nice, Jeff Beck, Ten Years After, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Joe Cocker and Deep Purple.

August 12, 1968 - Cooks Ferry Inn/London, England


August 16, 1968 - Marquee Club/London, England


August 17, 1968 - Klook's Kleek - West Hampstead/London, England


August 23, 1968 - California Ballroom/Dunstable, Scotland


August 24, 1968 - Free Concert/Hyde Park, London
with Fleetwood Mac, Family, Fairport Convention, Roy Harper, Eclection


August 27, 1968 - Klook's Kleek - West Hampstead/London, England


August 30, 1968 - Marquee Club/London, England


August 31, 1968 - Middle Earth at The Roundhouse/London, England


September 3-12, 1968 - West Hampstead Studios/London, England
The "Stonedhenge" LP tracks are recorded.


September 13, 1968 - "Bluesville 68" - Hornsey Wood Tavern - Manor House/London, England


September 14, 1968 - Tofts/Folkestone, England


September 15, 1968 - Black Prince Hotel/Bexley, England


September 18, 1968 - Toby Jug Pub/Tolworth, England


September 19, 1968 - Le Metro/Birmingham, England


September 21, 1968 - Alex Discotheque/Salisbury, England


September 22, 1968 - Nottingham Rowing Club/West Bridgford, England


Sept 27 & 28, 1968 - Fillmore East/New York City, NY
With: Procol Harum, Country Joe & the Fish


September 30, 1968 - Central Park/New York, NY
Free concert with Ten Years After, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe & the Fish, and Buddy Guy.

Sept 30 - October 3 - Steve Paul's Scene Club, New York City


October 4-6, 1968 - Grande Ballroom/Detroit, Michigan
Other acts on the bill are the Rationals, the Dave Workman Band (4th only), Orange Fuzz (5th only) and Stuart Avery Assemblage (6th only).


November 7, 1968 - Freeborn Hall - University of California/Davis, California
Ten Years After opens for Harpers Bizarre.


November 8 & 9, 1968 - The Bank/Torrance, California
with The Collectors


November 14-17, 1968 - Fillmore West/San Francisco, California
The other acts on the bill were Country Weather and Sun Ra.


November 22 & 23, 1968 - The Mill/Sacramento, California


November 29 & 30, 1968 - Shrine Auditorium/Los Angeles, California
With Jeff Beck, Moody Blues


December 22, 1968 - Mothers/Birmingham, England


December 26, 1968 - Marquee Club/London, England
Ten Years After returns for a "Christmas Party" show at the club where it held a residency in 1967
With East of Eden


Scandinavian TV (1968)
On the audio tape of this show two numbers are included - Spider In My Web and Help Me - although the show apparently did include additional songs !


P.O.W. TV - San Francisco (1968 )
Ten Years After perform Spider In My Web.