Alvin Lee - Ten Years After Gigs 1974

On a dare, Alvin Lee assembles a band and plays a gig that is recorded and released as "In Flight"; he continues with Ten Years After but takes the new band 'Alvin Lee & Company' on tour at the end of the year.

Alvin Lee & Company

Alvin Lee & Company

March 22, 1974 - Rainbow Theater/London, England
Alvin Lee performs with Mel Collins (Sax & Flute), Ian Wallace (Drums), Tim Hinkley (Keyboards),
Alan Spenner (Bass), Neil Hubbard (Guitar) and Dyan Birch, Frank Collins & Paddie McHugh (Backing Vocals).

The concert is recorded and will later be released as the Alvin Lee & Company "In Flight" double LP.

Two songs from this concert "Money Honey" and "Don't Be Cruel" were broadcast on the U.K. TV show "Old Grey Whistle Test" a few weeks later, but none of the footage has since been released.


Ten Years After

April 18, 1974 - City Hall/Sheffield, England


April 19, 1974 - Town Hall/Birmingham, England


April 20, 1974 - Rainbow/London, England


April 21, 1974 - City Hall/Newcastle, England


April 22, 1974 - Free Trade Hall/Manchester, England
Ten Years After perform their final U.K. concert.


April 28, 1974 - Holstebrohallen/Holstebro, Denmark


May 1, 1974


May 3, 1974 - Eberthalle/Ludwigshafen, Germany
Rock & Roll Music To The World, Nowhere To Run, Good Morning Little School Girl, It's Getting Harder, Hobbit, Love Like A Man, Slow Blues In C, Look Me Straight Into The Eyes, Classical Thing, Scat Thing, I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes, I'm Going Home, Sweet Little Sixteen, Choo Choo Mama


May 7, 1974 - Palais des Sports/Paris, France


May 10, 1974 - Germany


May 13, 1974 - Madison Square Garden/New York City, New York
Start of the U.S.A. "Positive Vibrations" Tour. ZZ Top opens for Ten Years After.


May 15 & 16, 1974 - Music Hall/Boston, Massachusetts
Set List - May 15th: Rock & Roll Music To The World, Nowhere To Run, Good Morning Little School Girl, It's Getting Harder, Hobbit, Love Like A Man, Slow Blues In C, Look Me Straight Into The Eyes, Classical Thing, Scat Thing, I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes, I'm Going Home. Encores: Sweet Little Sixteen, Choo Choo Mama, Roll Over Beethoven.


May 17, 1974 - The Spectrum/Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


May 18, 1974 - Hershey Arena/Hershey, Pennsylvania


May 19, 1974 - Civic Center/Baltimore, Maryland


May 21, 1974 - Cincinnati, Ohio


May 22, 1974 - The Omni/Atlanta, Georgia


May 23, 1974 - St. Petersburg, Florida


May 24, 1974 - Miami, Florida


May 25, 1974 - Veteran's Memorial Coliseum/Jacksonville, Florida


May 26, 1974 - Municipal Auditorium/Birmingham, Alabama


May 28, 1974 - Cobo Hall/Detroit, Michigan


May 29, 1974 - Ohio State Fairgrounds Coliseum/Columbus, Ohio


May 30, 1974 - Ampitheater/Chicago, Illinois


May 31, 1974 - St. Paul, Minnesota


June 1, 1974 - Memorial Auditorium/Kansas City, Missouri


June 4, 1974 - Municipal Auditorium/San Antonio, Texas


June 5, 1974
Hofheinz Pavillion, Houston TX
With King Crimson and Robin Trower


June 6, 1974 - Tarrant County Convention Center/Ft. Worth, Texas


June 7, 1974 - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


June 8, 1974 - Civic Center/El Paso, Texas


June 9, 1974 - Phoenix, Arizona


June 11, 1974 - Bakersfield, California


June 12 & 13, 1974 - Cow Palace/San Francisco, California


June 14 & 15, 1974 - Shrine Auditorium/Los Angeles, California


June 16, 1974 - Fresno, California


Alvin Lee & Company

November 17, 1974
The Olympia, Paris France


November 21, 1974 - Tivolis Koncertsal/Copenhagen, Denmark
Got To Keep Moving, Let's Get Back, Running Round, Freedom For The Stallion, Somebody's Calling Me, All Life's Trials , Time In Space, How Does It Feel, There's A Feeling, Let The Sea Burn Down, Every Blues You've Ever Heard, Percy's Blues ), Money Honey, Going Through The Door, I'm Writing You A Letter, Ride My Train


November 25, 1974 - Gothenburg Concert Hall/Gothenburg, Sweden


December 7, 1974 - Heidelberg, Germany

December 14, 1974 - Kilburn Gaumont State/London, England