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.
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.