Mothers of Invention: 1969

Country-wide Touring -> 3rd European Tour -> Canadian Tour 

[Note: Background Colors = blue: rehearsing/recording; = pink: bad event; = lilac: good event]

1969

* mentioned by JCB

Date

JCB*

City

Venue

Comments / Sources

1969

Mothers of Invention:

    

Jan 17-18

 

San Francisco

Winterland

with Sir Douglas Quintet, PG&E: poster

Jan 24-5

LA

Shrine Exhibition Hall

with Fleetwood Mac, Sir Douglas Quintet

Jan 31

Boston

War Memorial Auditorium

with Roland Kirk, D. Brubeck

Feb 7-8

Miami

Thee Image

 

 

 

 

 

Recording at Criteria Studios on 16-Track for about 4 days [JCB]

You Can't Do That On Stage Tour

   

"...built up around a 200 miles radius of NY City" [JCB]

Feb 11-12

Philadelphia

Electric Factory

 

Feb 13

New Haven CT

Yale Univ.

Woolsey Hall [Report in Yale Daily New Feb 19 1969]

Feb 14

 

New York

Columbia Univ.

Macmillan Theatre - 2 shows

Feb 15

 

Madison NJ

Drew Univ.

 

Feb 16

 

Stratford CT

Ballroom

2 shows

Feb 21-22

New York

Fillmore East

with Buddy Miles, Chicago; 2 shows each nite

Feb 23

 

Toronto

Rockpile

2 shows; poster

Feb 28

The Bronx NY

The Factory

Recalled by JCB; Also ref. globalia.net/donlope/fz/chronology/1965-1969

Mar 2

 

Philadelphia

Arena

with Vanilla Fudge, Soul Survivors

West Coast - Spring

    

Mar 15

 

Fullerton

Cal State Univ.

Mar 24 - Mothermania released; with Alice Cooper

Mar 31

LA

Aquarius

with Beefheart, Jethro Tull, Chicago, Buddy Miles, L. Ronstadt; [Lowell George in band and probably Buzz Gardner - JCB]

April 12

 

San Diego

Community Concourse

with Country Joe

April 18

 

Vancouver

Agrodome

Alice Cooper

April 19

 

Seattle

Eagles Auditorium

April 21 - Uncle Meat released; with Alice Cooper

North-East Tour Spring

    

April 25

 

New York

Queens College

 

April 26

Allentown PA

Memorial Hall

with Turtles

April 27

Baltimore

Civic Centre

with Buddy Miles, Country Joe, 10 Yrs After

May 2

 

Buffalo NY

Clark Gymnasium

 

 

 

 

 

2 Weeks Holiday

Northern Tour Spring

    

May 17

Detroit MI

Ford Auditorium

 

May 19

Toronto

Massey Hall

 

May 23

Appleton WI

Lawrence Univ.

 

May 24

Toronto

Rockpile

2 shows

European Tour #3

    

May 30

Birmingham UK

Town Hall

2 shows [See: afka.net/Articles/1969-06_Melody_Maker_2.htm]

May 31

Newcastle

City Hall

2 shows

June 1

Manchester

Palace Theatre

2 shows

June 3

Bristol

Colston Hall

2 shows

June 5

Portsmouth

Guildhall

2 shows

June 6

London

Royal Albert Hall

CD Live Copy of this concert (Part?)

June 7

Paris

Olympia

2 shows [JCB]

Back in NY

    

June 13-14

 

New York

Fillmore East

2 shows each nite, with Chicago, Youngbloods

 

 

 

 

2 Weeks Holiday

Summer Tour

    

June 27

Denver CO

Mile High Stadium

with J. Hendrix, CCR, J. Winter, Iron Butterfly, 3 Dog Night, T. Buckley, J. Cocker et al

June 28

Charlotte NC

Coliseum

with Duke Ellington, Hugh Masekela et al

June 29

Miami FL

Jai Alai Fronton

with Roland Kirk, Duke Ellington, Gary Burton, Hugh Masekela

July 3

Houston

Catacombs

 

July 5

Newport RI

Festival Field

with Gary Burton, Miles Davis, J. Mayall

July 8

Boston

The Ark

was Boston Tea Party; with Wild Things

July 11

Philadelphia

Spectrum Theatre

with J. Beck, Sly & Family Stone, Ten Years After, Savoy Brown

July 12

Laurel MD

Laurel Race Track

with J. Beck, Sly & Family Stone, Ten Years After, Savoy Brown

July 13

Minneapolis MN

Tyrone Guthrie Theatre

with Alice Cooper

July (18-30)

 

 

 

Recording at TTG with Sugarcane Harris [JCB]

North-East Tour Summer

    

Aug 1

 

Chicago

Aragon

with Howlin' Wolf & Chuck Berry, and with Lowell George [JCB]

Aug 2

 

New York

Wollman Rink, Central Park

Schaefer Beer Festival with Buddy Guy; 2 shows

Aug 3

 

Atlantic City NJ

Race Track

with Janis J, J. Airplane, CCR, Santana, Joni M, J. Cocker, T. Buckley, Art. Brown [Canned Heat & Little Richard headlining - JCB]

Aug 6

Highland Park IL

Ravinia

 

Aug 8

 

Framington MA

Carousel

 

Aug 9

 

Fontana WI

Majestic Hills Ski Resort

with Grim Reapers

Aug 10

 

Warrensville Heights OH

Music Carnival

 

Canadian Tour 1969

    

Aug 13

London Ontario

Wonderland

with Alice Cooper

Aug 15

Ottowa

National Arts Centre

2 shows

Aug 16-18

Montreal

International Band Show Expo

2 shows on 16 & 17th

Aug 19

Ottowa

CJOH - TV show

 

Aug 20 or Sept?

 

 

 

FZ disbands MOI; JCB says they were back in California before the band found out

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