Alvin Lee - Ten Years After Gigs 1970

Alvin Lee & Ten Years After stay faithful to their Fillmore audiences, tour the U.K., appear at the summer's hottest festivals (including the Isle of Wight) and find themselves booked into hockey arenas around the U.S., packing venues like L.A.'s Forum and NYC's Madison Square Garden.

Ten Years After - L.A. Forum 1970

February 1970 - University Of Hartford/Hartford, Connecticut
Love Like A Man, Good Morning Little School Girl, Working On The Road,
Hobbit, Spider In My Web, Scat Thing, I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes, I'm Going Home.


February 26, 1970 - Fillmore East/New York City, New York
The other acts on the bill were Tommy Bolin & Zephyr.


February 27 & 28, 1970 - Fillmore East/New York City, New York
The other acts on the bill were Doug Kershaw and John Hammond.


March 8, 1970 - Gardens P.N.E., Vancouver B.C.


March 12-15, 1970 - Fillmore West/San Francisco, California
Other acts on the bill are Buddy Rich, Sea Train and Kimberly.
This concert, obviously in deference to the great Buddy Rich, who preceded TYA on stage, did not include a drum solo


March 21, 1970 - Olympic Auditorium/Los Angeles, California
Love Like A Man (introduced as "A new thing called..."), Good Morning Little School Girl,
Working On The Road (introduced as "another one off our new album which is just escaping, itís a short one called Working On The RoadĒ), Spider In My Web (introduced by Alvin as "Jack Nasty Blues"), Hobbit, 50000 Miles Beneath My Brain (Alvin says "this is another new one"), I'm Going Home.


April 28, 1970
The Coliseum, Vancouver Canada


April 29, 1970 - Portland Coliseum, Portland Oregon
with Cactus


May 8, 1970 - Lyceum Ballroom/London, England
Ten Years After start a British tour. The supporting acts are Matthews Southern Comfort and Writing On The Wall.


May 9, 1970 - Guildhall/Southhampton, England


May 11, 1970 - Town Hall/Birmingham, England


May 13, 1970 - City Hall/Newcastle, England


May 21, 1970 - Music Hall/Aberdeen, Scotland
The supporting act is T-Rex.


May 22, 1970 - Greens Playhouse/Glasgow, Scotland
With Wilde Horse


May 24, 1970 - Caird Hall/Dundee, Scotland
With T-Rex.


May 25, 1970 - Free Trade Hall/Manchester, England


May 26, 1970 - Usher Hall/Edinburgh, Scotland
With T-Rex.


June 13, 1970 - Cincinnati Summer Pop Festival


June 24 & 25, 1970 - Fillmore East/New York City, New York
The other acts are Illinois Speed Press and Catfish.


June 26, 1970 - Aragon Ballroom/Chicago, Illinois
Ten Years After is the featured act. Other artists on the bill are B.B. King, Brownsville Station and Mott The Hoople.


June 27 & 28, 1970 - Canadian National Expo Grandstand/Toronto, Canada
Dates are part of the Trans Continental Pop Festival
In addition to Ten Years After, other bands on this tour included: Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, Delaney & Bonnie, Traffic, Buddy Guy, Mountain, Tom Rush, Sea Train and Melanie.


July 2, 1970 - The Playhouse Westhampton Beach, NY


July 3, 1970 - Stony Brook University, Stony Brook NY


July 4, 1970 - 2nd Atlanta International Pop Festival/Gainsville, Georgia
Ten Years After perform at the three day festival which also included Jimi Hendrix,
Allman Brothers, Mountain, Procol Harum, Ginger Baker's Air Force, Jethro Tull, Chambers Brothers and several others.


July 1970 - Cincinnati Pop Festival


July 17, 1970 - The Spectrum/Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


July 18, 1970 - Randall's Island Pop Festival/Downing Stadium, New York City
Love Like A Man, Good Morning Little School Girl, No Title, Hobbit, Scat Thing, I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes, I'm Going Home, Sweet Little Sixteen


July 1970 - San Bernardino, California
Partial Set List: Love Like A Man, Good Morning Little School Girl, Hobbit, No Title, Classical Thing, Scat Thing, I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes.


July 22, 1970 - L. A. Forum/Los Angeles, California
Love Like A Man, Good Morning Little School Girl, No Title, Hobbit, Scat Thing, I Can't Keep rom Crying Sometimes, I'm Going Home, Sweet Little Sixteen.


July 23, 1970 - Tarrant County Convention Center/Dallas, Texas


July 25, 1970 - Sam Houston Coliseum


July 28-30, 1970 - Fillmore West/San Francisco, California
The other acts on the bill with Ten Years After are Cactus and Toe Fat.


July 31, 1970 "Festival Of Rock"/"Phoenix Coliseum", Phoenix, AZ
with Quicksilver Messenger Service, Leon Russell, Poco


August 6, 1970 - Curtis Hixon Hall/Tampa, Florida


August 7, 1970 - Goose Lake Park, Jackson Michigan


August 8, 1970 - Allen Theater/Cleveland, Ohio
Partial Set List: Love Like A Man, Good Morning Little School Girl, No Title, Hobbit, Classical Thing, Scat Thing, I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes.


August 9, 1970 Strawberry Fields Festival, Muncton N.B.


August 10 & 11, 1970 "Capitol Theatre", Port Chester, NY
with Cactus


August 30, 1970 - Isle Of Wight Festival/Afton Down - I.O.W., England
Love Like A Man, Good Morning Little School Girl, No Title, Hobbit, Classical Thing, Scat Thing, I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes,
I'm Going Home, Sweet Little 16.


September 4, 1970 - Deutschlandhalle/Berlin, Germany
Love Like A Man, Good Morning Little School Girl, No Title, Hobbit, Classical Thing, Scat Thing, I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes, I'm Going Home.
This event was billed as the "Super Concert '70" and the other performers on the bill included Jimi Hendrix, Procol Harum, Canned Heat, Cat Mother and Murphy Blend.


September 5, 1970 - Hamburg, Germany


September 6, 1970 - Love and Peace Festival/Isle of Fehmarn, Germany
Although TYA was scheduled and ready to play this festival, severe rains and winds brought the stage down, making it impossible for them to go on.


October 27, 1970 - Olympia/Paris, France
Love Like A Man, Good Morning Little School Girl, I Say Yeah, Hobbit, She Lies In The Morning, Spider In My Web, I'm Going Home.


November 1, 1970 - Pavillion/Bournemouth, England

November 2, 1970 - Civic Hall/Dunstable, England

November 3, 1970
St. George's Hall, Liverpool, England


November 12, 1970 - Winterland/San Francisco, California
Ten Years After begin their eighth tour of America.


November 13, 1970 - Madison Square Garden NYC


November 16, 1970 - Memorial Auditorium/Dallas, Texas
Love Like A Man, I'm Coming On, Slow Blues (not "Slow Blues in C"), "Since My Baby Left Me" (traditional blues tune, actual title not known - very similar to the song performed at the 3/7/69 Fillmore West concert), Good Morning Little School Girl, Hobbit, She Lies In The Morning, I'm Going Home, Sweet Little Sixteen.


November 17, 1970 - Municipal Auditorium/San Antonio, Texas


November 18, 1970 - Sam Houston Coliseum/Houston, Texas


November 19, 1970 - Jailai Fonton/Miami, Florida


November 20, 1970 - The Syndrome/Chicago, Illinois


November 21, 1970 - Berkeley Community Center/Berkeley, California
Love Like A Man, Iím Coming On, Slow Blues, Good Morning Little School Girl, Hobbit, She Lies In The Morning, Iím Going Home, Sweet Little Sixteen.


November 22, 1970 - Hic Arena/Honolulu, Hawaii


November 25, 1970 - Seattle Center Arena/Seattle, Washington


November 26, 1970 - Freedom Palace/Kansas City, Missouri


November 27, 1970 - The Warehouse/New Orleans, Louisianna


November 28, 1970 - San Jose, California


November 29, 1970 - Sports Arena/San Diego, California


December 1, 1970 - Atlanta Municipal Auditorium/Atlanta, Georgia


"Groupies"/Documentary Film - Maron 1970
Includes backstage and concert footage of Ten Years After, Terry Reid, Spooky Tooth and Joe Cocker & The Grease Band. The TYA footage includes comments from Alvin and live clips of Help Me and Good Morning Little Schoolgirl.