Tuesday, March 09, 2010

CANNED HEAT FAMILY TREE - SHOWS LIST

This story is the work of Bruno Ceriotti. Help in putting this together has been provided by Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra, "Little Dave" Tothill, Stuart Brotman, Rebecca Davis, Mike Perlowin, Gerard Daily, Erik Bluhm, SeanKS, Hans Christensen, Greg Vick, Dennis Donley, Bob Jones, Lou Novacheck, Mike Somavilla, Graham, Art, Douglas Newman, Michael Volpe, Randy M. Foley, Mark Prellberg, Tom Noonan, Stefano Magni, Bruno Casini, Maciej Zapalowski, Louis Bruno, Serge Bellerose, Pierre Monnery, Klaus Röller, Butch, Raz Razzle, Bernie Schaeffer, Baz Tate, Jimmy Palafox, Frank Stampman, Milan NS, John R., Rock Tour Database, The Concert Database, and Chris Hegle, to whom I'm most grateful.



UNNAMED REHEARSAL BLUES BAND (NOV 1965 - DEC 1965 (only a couple of rehearsal))
1) Alan 'Al' Wilson (aka Guru, aka Blind Owl) vocals, harmonica, tambura, flute, piano, rhythm slide guitar, bottleneck guitar
2) Robert 'Bob' Hite Jr. (aka Big Bob Hite, aka The Bear) lead vocals
3) Keith Sawyer drums
4) Michael 'Mike' Perlowin lead guitar
5) Stuart Alan 'Stu' Brotman bass


CANNED HEAT BLUES BAND #1 (DEC 1965 - JAN 1966)
1) Bob Hite
2) Al Wilson
3) Stu Brotman
4) Kenneth Michael 'Kenny' Edwards lead guitar
5) Ron Holmes drums


December 1965 or January 1966: Whisky A Go Go, 8091 Sunset Boulevard at Clark, Sunset Strip, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA

January 1966: Ash Grove, 8162 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
Blues guitarist Henry Vestine was in the audience and after the show he was immediately invited to join the band.


CANNED HEAT BLUES BAND #2 (JAN 1966 - FEB or MAR 1966)
1) Al Wilson
2) Bob Hite
3) Kenny Edwards
4) Ron Holmes
5) Stu Brotman
6) Henry Charles Vestine (aka Smilin', aka The Sunflower) lead guitar


CANNED HEAT BLUES BAND #3 (FEB or MAR 1966 - AUG 1966) (NOV 1966 - JAN ?, 1967)
1) Bob Hite
2) Al Wilson
3) Stu Brotman
4) Henry Vestine
5) Frank L. Clayman-Cook (aka Gullible, aka Mr. Fuzzy) drums


April 22, 1966: Student Union Grand Ballroom, U.C.L.A. campus, Los Angeles, CA with The Association, Seven A' Comin', The Chocolate Chips "Mardi Gras Concert - Folk-Rock '66"
The band was advertised only as 'Canned Heat'. Bob Hite and Henry Vestine weren't available for this gig, so Stu Brotman played lead guitar with Al Wilson on slide, harmonica and vocals and Frank Cook on drums.

August 1966: Whisky A Go Go, 8091 Sunset Boulevard at Clark, Sunset Strip, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA
The band broke up for the first time after this disastrous gig.

November 7, 1966: Student Union Grand Ballroom, U.C.L.A. campus, Los Angeles, CA with Mothers Of Invention, The Factory, City Lights, Chris and Craig 
First gig of the re-formed 'Canned Heat' (as they were advertised).

November 1966: Ash Grove, 8162 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

December 1966: Ash Grove, 8162 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA



CANNED HEAT BLUES BAND #4 (JAN ?, 1967 - MAR 1967)
1) Bob Hite 
2) Al Wilson
3) Frank Cook
4) Henry Vestine
5) Christopher Mark Andes (aka Little Mark Andes) bass


January 6-8, 1967: Ash Grove, 8162 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA with The Kentucky Colonels

Supposedly Mark Andes' first gigs with the band. 

January 13-14, 1967: Ash Grove, 8162 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA


January 20, 1967: Ash Grove, 8162 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

The show was recorded and guitarist Taj Mahal sat-in with the band. 

February 6, 1967: Valley Music Theatre, 20600 Ventura Boulevard, Woodland Hills, CA with Love, Immediate Family, Morning Glory (cancelled due to licensing issue)


February 17-19, 1967: Fillmore Auditorium, 1805 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA with The Mothers, The Blues Project


February 18, 1967: Valley Music Theatre, 20600 Ventura Boulevard, Woodland Hills, CA with Love, Iron Butterfly (maybe canceled), Morning Glory, East Side Kids (Canned Heat Blues Band canceled)


February 24-26, 1967: Fillmore Auditorium, 1805 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA with Grateful Dead, Otis Rush And His Chicago Blues Band



CANNED HEAT BLUES BAND #5 (MAR 1967 - JUN 11, 1967) / CANNED HEAT #1 (APR 7, 1967 - NOV 25, 1967)
1) Bob Hite
2) Al Wilson
3) Frank Cook
4) Henry Vestine
5) Sameul Larry Taylor (aka The Mole) bass


March 29, 1967: Ash Grove, Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

April 7-8, 1967: Avalon Ballroom, 1268 Sutter Street at Van Ness, San Francisco, CA with The Charlatans, Sparrow, Lights by The North American Ibis Alchemical Co. 
The band was billed, probabily for the first time, only as 'Canned Heat' on the concert poster.

April 14-16, 1967: The Kaleidoscope, Embassy Ballroom, Ambassador Hotel, 3400 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA with Jefferson Airplane, Grateful Dead "Grand Opening Nights"
The band was billed only as 'Canned Heat' on the concert poster. This original weekend was supposed to be at a building on 1228 Vine Street (at La Mirada near Fountain), but a last second injunction stopped the show. For the weekend the show was moved to the Embassy Ballroom in the Ambassador Hotel, at 3400 Wilshire, which also housed the legendary Coconut Grove Ballroom. The Embassy Ballroom was jokingly referred to as "The Banana Grove." The hotel considered keeping the Ballroom open as a sort of psychedelic outpost, but chose not to.

April 24, 1967: Carousel Theatre, West Covina, CA with P.J. Proby, Merry Go Round, The Ufo, The Young Gyants

The band was billed only as 'Canned Heat' on the poster.

April 30, 1967: The Hullabaloo, 6230 Sunset Boulevard, Downtown Hollywood, Los Angeles County, CA with  UFO, W.C. Fields, Yellow Brick Road, The Blues Express, Jay Walker and The Pedestrians, The Knack, Peanut Butter Conspiracy, The Daily Flash, The New Generation, East Side Kids, The Ladybirds, The Factory, The Doors (canceled), Clear Light, Brry McGuire, Taj Mahal, The Poor, Lovin' One, Hamilton Street Car, Robert Baker, Hearts & Flowers, The Rain, Rick Martino, Biff Rose, Kaleidoscope (in attendance but unable to play for lack of time), Grateful Dead (in attendance but unable to play for lack of time), International Brick (in attendance but unable to play for lack of time), Satisfied Sponge (in attendance but unable to play for lack of time), Elliot Mintz (MC), Art Kunkin (MC), Rusty Ward (MC) "Freedom of Expression Concert" 

The band was billed only as 'Canned Heat' on the poster.

May 12-13, 1967: The Kaleidoscope at Ciro's, 8433 West Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA with West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band, The New Age, Lights by New Glory
The band was billed only as 'Canned Heat' on the poster. 

June 2, 1967: Pasadena Civic Auditorium, 300 East Green Street, Pasadena, CA with The 5th Dimension (filling for The Doors), Love, West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band

The band was billed only as "Canned Heat" on the poster.

June 2, 1967: Middle Earth, Ventura Boulevard at Rescoa Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA
The band was billed only as 'Canned Heat' on the ad.

June 8-11, 1967: Avalon Ballroom, 1268 Sutter Street at Van Ness, San Francisco, CA with Big Brother And The Holding Company, Congress of Wonders

June 10, 1967: Sidney B. Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre, Mt. Tamalpais State Park, Marin County, CA with The Sparrow, The Doors, The Lamp Of Childhood, Blackburn And Snow, Dionne Warwick, Munt Rushmore, Rodger Collins, Merry-Go-Round, Jim Kweskin Jug Band, Spanky And Our Gang, Every Mother's Son, Kaleidoscope, Chocolate Watch Band, The Mojo Men "KFRC Fantasy Fair And Magic Mountain Music Festival - A Benefit for the Hunter's Point Child Care Center"

June 17, 1967: Horse Show Arena, Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA with Quicksilver Messenger Service, Big Brother And The Holding Company, Country Joe And The Fish, Al Kooper, The Butterfield Blues Band, Electric Flag, Steve Miller Blues Band, Moby Grape, Hugh Masekela, The Byrds, Laura Nyro, Jefferson Airplane, Booker T. & The M.G.’s, Otis Redding "Monterey International Pop Festival"

June 24, 1967: Earl Warren Showgrounds, Santa Barbara, CA with Chambers Brothers, Steve Miller Blues Band
Only 675 people were in attendance.

July 3-5, 1967: Carousel Ballroom, Market Street at Van Ness, San Francisco, CA with The Grass Roots (3), The Lighthouse (3), Sons Of Champlin (4-5), The Robbs (4), Kaleidoscope (5)

July 14-15, 1967: Magic Mushroom, 11345 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City, CA with Country Joe And The Fish, Sunshine Company, Hourglass, Heaven, Fraternity of Man, Iron Butterfly, The Factory, Vito and His Dancers

July 15, 1967: Devonshire Meadows Raceway, Zelzah Ave at Devonshire Street, Northridge, CA with The Factory, The Doors, Kaleidoscope, The Whirling Dervishes, The Groupies, Thorinshield, New Delhi River Band, Iron Butterfly, Grass Roots, Sunshine Company, Solid State, Second Coming, Rubber Maze, New Breed "2nd The Fantasy Faire And Magic Mountain Music Festival"

July 20-23, 1967: Avalon Ballroom, 1268 Sutter Street at Van Ness, San Francisco, CA with Big Brother & the Holding Company, Mount Rushmore, Mother Earth

August 4, 1967: Bold Knight, 769 North Matilda, Sunnyvale, CA with Mourning Reign


August 8-9, 1967: Waikiki Shell, 2805 Monsarrat Avenue, Honolulu, HI with Country Joe And The Fish, Luke's Pineapple Store, Blues Crew, Harry Sonoda, Sunshine Company "Hawaii Pop Festival"

August 11-12, 1967: Avalon Ballroom, 1268 Sutter Street at Van Ness, San Francisco, CA with Mad River (11), Moby Grape (12), Vanilla Fudge (11-12), Lights by The North American Ibis Alchemical Co. (11-12) "Dance Concert" 

August 22-26, 1967: Ash Grove, Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

September 2-3, 1967: Stadium, Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA with Grateful Dead, Sons Of Champlin, The Leaves, Andrew Staples, New Dehli River Band, Second Coming, New Breed, BFD Blues Band, Gross Exaggeration, Yajahla Tingle Guild, People, Jaguars, Art Collection, Morning Glory, Ben Frank's Electric Band, New Frontier, Chocolate Watch Band, The Other Side, E-Types, Mourning Reign, Imperial Mange Remedy, Omens, Ragged Staff, Talon Wedge, and others, Lights by STP "2 Days And Nights Of Magic Music Dancing On The Grass - Benefit for SCA at Santa Cruz' (canceled)

September 8-9, 1967: Boston Tea Party, 53 Berkeley Street, Berkeley, CA with 90th Congress

September 12-24, 1967: Cafe Au Go Go, 152 Bleecker Street, Greenwich Village, New York City, NY with Tim Buckley (12-24), B.B. King (15; as guest), Eric Clapton (15; as guest), Elvin Bishop (15; as guest), Odetta (22-24)

September 22, 1967: Action House, Island Park, Long Island, NY with Cream, The Neons
Canned Heat filling in for Moby Grape.

September 23, 1967: Village Theatre, New York City, NY with Cream
Canned Heat filling in fo Moby Grape.

October 6-7, 1967: Boston Tea Party, 53 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA with Ultimate Spinach

October 20-21, 1967: Family Dog, 1601 W. Evans Street, Denver, CO with Allmen Joy
The night after their second and last concert, the police burst into their hotel room at the local 'Rancho Manor Hotel' and arrests all (except Al Wilson who miraculously managed to escape arrest!) for possession of some joints, a small amount of hashish and two hundred grams of marijuana (!). Then they spend the weekend in a local jail before being released on bail. Just returned to Los Angeles then, the band held a press conference claimed that their arrest had been orchestrated by the local police in Denver only to launch some sort of signal to all the hippies. Eventually however, after a lot of different processes and legal fees, the band members were all acquitted by the conditional though.

October 29, 1967: 'The Groovy Show', KHJ-TV Channel 9, Ruth Hardy Park, Palm Springs, CA with The Sunshine Company, The Standells, The Hour Glass The Ilford Subway (filmed date)


November 3-5, 1967: Avalon Ballroom, 1268 Sutter Street at Van Ness, San Francisco, CA with Lothar & The Hand People, Allmen Joy, Superball


November 7-16, 1967: Ash Grove, 8162 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA with David Blue

An early ad billed them still as 'The Canned Heat Blues Band', but a later corrected one billed them only as 'Canned Heat'.

November 20, 1967: Magic Mushroom, 11345 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City, CA with The Bluesberry Jam
After the show their manager Skip Taylor asked to Adolfo 'Fito' de la Parra, The Bluesberry Jam's drummer, if he was interested in doing an audition for the Canned Heat the day after and the drummer says "yes!".

November 25, 1967: Earl Warren Showgrounds, Santa Barbara, CA with Clear Light, Youngbloods, Merry-Go-Round
Frank Cook's last gig with the band.



CANNED HEAT #2 (NOV 26, 1967 - JUL 29, 1969)
1) Bob Hite
2) Al Wilson
3) Henry Vestine
4) Larry Tayor
5) Adolfo de la Parra (aka Fito) drums


December 1, 1967: Men's Gym, California State College, Long Beach, CA with The Doors
Adolfo 'Fito' de la Parra's first (two shows) gig with the band (billed as 'The Canned Heat' on the newspaper ad). During the show Bob Hite threw candy in the audience!!.

December 8-9, 1967: Family Dog, 1601 W. Evans Street, Denver, CO with Siegal Schwall

December 15-17, 1967: The Blue Law, 19840 South Hamilton Avenue, Torrance, CA with The Hook, Love (maybe only 15) "The Blue Law Presents"

December 19-26, 1967: Doug Weston's Troubadour Club, 9081 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA

December 31, 1967: State Fairgrounds Coliseum, Phoenix, AZ with Eighth Penny Matter

January 1, 1968: Phoenix Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix, AZ


January 26, 1968: Campus Hall, University of California, Irvine, CA with Buffalo Springfield, Revelation


February ?, 1968: Electric Circus, New York City, NY "A Benefit for old blues singers"


February 16-17, 1968: Grande Ballroom, 8952 Grand River at Beverly, 1 Block South of Joy Road, Detroit, MI with Thyme (16), Carousel (17), Up (17)


February 23, 1968: Grande Ballroom, Detroit, MI with Frut of the Loom, Tiers


February 25, 1968: Grande Ballroom, Detroit, MI with MC5, Odds & Ends


March 1-3, 1968: La Cave, Cleveland, OH


March 8-9, 1968: Boston Tea Party, 53 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA with J. Geils Blues Band


March 9, 1968: 'Upbeat', WEWS-TV Show, Cleveland, OH with The American Breed, Blood, Sweat and Tears, The Blues Project, The Pack, Bubble Gum Machine, Georgie Fame, The Four Freshmen, The Four Sonics, Bobby Goldsboro, Mortimer's Three Boys, The Racket Squad, The Short Kuts, The GTO's Debbie Taylor, The Union Gap (broadcasting date)


March 15, 1968: Valley Music Theatre, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, CA with Iron Butterfly, The Hook


March 16, 1968: Cheetah, 1 Navy Street, Venice Beach, Los Angeles, CA with Jackie Wilson, Alexander Timeless Blooz Band


March 22-23, 1968: The Kaleidoscope, 6230 Sunset Boulevard, Sunset Strip, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA with Jefferson Airplane, Fever Tree (filling in for Buffalo Springfield)


March 27, 1968: Family Dog, 1601 W Evans, Denver, CO with My Crime


April 8-11, 1968: The Kaleidoscope, 6230 Sunset Boulevard, Sunset Strip, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA with Evergreen Blue Shoes, Travel Agency (I suspect the April 11 (Thursday) show was superseded by the KPPC benefit (below))


April 11, 1968: The Kaleidoscope, 6230 Sunset Boulevard, Sunset Strip, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA with Love, The Doors, The Byrds (canceled), Taj Mahal (canceled), United States Of America (canceled), Traffic (canceled), Bo Diddley, Kaleidoscope (canceled), Holy Modal Rounders (canceled), Hearts of Soul, The Collectors, Bo Diddley, Albert King (canceled), Paul Butterfield Blues Band (canceled), Spencer Davis Group (canceled), Pacific Gas & Electric “A Super Ball - Benefit for KPPC Strike Fund"


April 12, 1968: Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA with Country Joe And The Fish, The Box Tops "Teen Time USA"

April 14, 1968: Tapia Park, Malibu Canyon, Los Angeles, CA with The Peanut Butter Conspiracy, Fraternity Of Man, Kaleidoscope, Lollipop Shoppe, Watts 103rd Street Band, Bluesberry Band, Lee Michaels, Process, Evergreen Blue Shoes and more "The Great & Joyous Festival of Chauli - The Gathering of The Tribes for a Romp in the Forest"


April 18-21, 1968: Whisky A Go Go, 8901 Sunset Boulevard at Clark, Sunset Strip, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA with Smokestack Lightning


April 23, 1968: Athletic Field, U.C.LA. campus, Los Angeles, CA with Kaleidoscope "Campus Mobilization Committee's Mobilization Week"

April 27, 1968: Utah State Fairpark Coliseum, 155 North 1000 West, Salta Lake City, UT with Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Lights by Jerry Abrams' Head Lights "The Dance of The Desert Prophet"


April 30, 1968: The Kaleidoscope, 6230 Sunset Boulevard, Sunset StripWest Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA with Jefferson Airplane (scheduled but not play)


May 3-5, 1968: Avalon Ballroom, 1268 Sutter Street at Van Ness, San Francisco, CA with Junior Wells, Crome Syrcus, Clover


May 5, 1968: Long Beach Sports Arena, 300 E. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA with Buffalo Springfield, Smokestack Lightning, The Hook, Country Joe And The Fish, Lights by Omega's Eye "Electric Carnival"


May 11, 1968: Vulcan Gas Company, 316 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX with Conqueroo, Shiva's Head Band


May 12, 1968: Music Hall, Cleveland, OH with Cream


May 14-19, 1968: Generation Club, New York City, NY


May 17-19, 1968: Electric Theater, 4812 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL with The Litter
After one of this show, Al Wilson, Bob Hite and Adolfo 'Fito' de la Parra, took a taxi to go to another local club to watch some show of local bluesmen. During the trip, then, the three realized that the taxi driver was no more than the legendary old bluesmen Sunnyland Slim, the celebrated black pianist who had accompanied Muddy Waters in all of his historical records for 'Chess Records' between the late 40s and early 50s. Slim, who by now had dropped out of music for six years just to make the taxi driver, was persuaded by his three fans to return in the studio for recording a new album.

June 4-6, 1968: Cafe Au Go Go, 152 Bleecker Street, Greenwich Village, New York City, NY


June 7-9, 1968: Electric Factory, 2201 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA


June 11-13, 1968: La Cave, Cleveland, OH


June 14-15, 1968: National Guard Armory, St. Louis, MO


June 19, 1968: Music Hall, Houston, TX with Vanilla Fudge


June 24, 1968: Ice Palace, Las Vegas, NV


June 25, 1968: Exhibit Hall, Community Concourse, San Diego, CA with Genetic Dryft


June 28-30, 1968: Fillmore Auditorium, 1805 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA with Ten Years After, Dan Hicks And His Hot Licks, Lights by Holy See


Summer 1968: Thee Image, Miami, FL with NRBQ, Blues Image


July 4-5, 1968: Kaleidoscope, 6230 Sunset Boulevard, Downtown Hollywood, CA with Sly & The Family Stone, Sons Of Champlin
According to Sons of Champlin's road manager Charlie Kelly, Canned Heat played only one song ('Refried Boogie') for all six sets throughout both days. They were recording a live album ultimately released as 'Living The Blues' (previously released as 'Live At The Topanga Corral').

July 12, 1968: Cow Palace, Daly City, CA with Iron Butterfly, Creedence Clearwater Revival (filling in for Phoenix), Vanilla Fudge, Kai Moore, Sweet Rush, West, Initial Shock, Wedge, Sandy Bull "Harmony Benefit"


July 17-21, 1968: Whisky A Go Go, 8901 Sunset Boulevard at Clark, Sunset Strip, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA with Fraternity of Man


July 19, 1968: The Kaleidoscope, 6230 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA (unconfirmed)


August 2-4, 1968: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with Iron Butterfly, Initial Shock, Lights by Holy See


August 3, 1968: 'Upbeat', WEWS-TV, Cleveland, OH with  The Boss Blues, Buddy Cole, David and the Giants, Joe Harnel, New Colony Six, The Rationals, The Temptations, These Visitors (broadcasting date)


August 3, 1968: Orange County Fair Grounds, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA with Alice Cooper, Chambers Brothers, Charles Lloyd Quartet, Lee Michaels, Frosty, Country Joe and The Fish, Electric Flag, James Cotton Blues Band, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Sonny & Cher, Steppenwolf, Tiny Tim "Wesco Scenic Productions 1st Annual Newport Pop Festival"


August 8, 1968: The Kaleidoscope, 6230 Sunset Boulevard, Sunset Strip, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA


August 9-11, 1968: Grande Ballroom, 8952 Grand River at Beverly, 1 Block South of Joy Road, Detroit, MI with Rationals (9), Jagged Edge (10), Children (11)


August 14-15, 1968: Kinetic Playground, 4812 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL with The Mothers Of Invention (Canned Heat filling in for Brian Auger, Julie Driscoll and The Trinity)


August 31, 1968: Catacombs, 3003 S. Post Oak Road, Houston, TX with Mothers of Invention, Moving Sidewalks, Country Joe And The Fish, Matchbox, Neal Ford and the Fanatics "Houston Pop Festival"


September 3, 1968: Bold Knight, 769 North Matilda, Sunnyvale, CA with Weird Herald, Phoenix, Orphan Egg, Freedom Highway, Bogus Thunder, Steve Miller Band 


September 3, 1968: start of the European tour.....in a creative arrangement, Canned Heat borrowed John Mayall's van and road crew for the English and European gigs, while Mayall in turn used the Canned Heat crew in America.


September 3, 1968: Revolution Club, London, UK


September 5, 1968: Top Of The Pops, BBC-1 TV Show, London, UK (recording date)

The band lip-synched song: 'On The Road Again'.

September 5, 1968: Revolution Club, London, UK


September 6, 1968: Mother's Club, Erdington, UK


September 7, 1968: Civic Hall, Dunstable, UK


September 8, 1968: Toft's Club, Folkestone, UK


September 9, 1968: Pavillion Club, Bath, UK


September 10, 1968: Disc Jockey, Derby, UK


September 12, 1968: 'Beat Club', TV Show, Bremen, West Germany (recording date....the show was broadcasted on September 14)
The band lip-synched song: 'On The Road Again'.

September 13, 1968: unknown club, Hamburg,West Germany


September 14, 1968: Kongresshalle, Frankfurt, West Germany with The Doors, Jefferson Airplane


September 16, 1968: unknown venue, unknown city, France


September 18-19, 1968: unknown venue, unknown city, Belgium


September 21-22, 1968: unknown venue, unknown city, Sweden


September 23-24, 1968: Falkoner Center, Copenhagen, Denmark


September 25, 1968: Colston Hall, Bristol, UK


September 26, 1968: Middle Earth, New Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, UK


September 27, 1968: Richmond Athletic Club, Richmond, London, UK with Writing On The Wall


September 28, 1968: Middle Earth, New Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, UK with Chicken Shack, Writing On The Wall (both filling in for Spooky Tooth)


September 29, 1968: Civic Hall, Barnsley, UK with The Small Faces


September 30, 1968: Marquee Club, 90 Wardour Street, Soho, London, UK with Keef Hartley

End of the European tour.

October 3-5, 1968: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with Gordon Lightfoot, Cold Blood, Lights by Holy See


October 6, 1968: California State University, Chico, CA


October ??, 1968: unknown venue, San Antonio, TX


October 11-12, 1968: The Bank, Torrance, CA with Spirit (cancelled)


October 11, 1968: Swing Auditorium, San Bernardino, CA with Country Joe And The Fish, Char Char, The Chicago Transit Authority, Lights by Phanton Drive, Don McCoy (MC), Jim Conniff (MC)


October 13, 1968: Community Concourse, San Diego, CA


October 19, 1968: Santa Rosa Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa, CA


October 20, 1968: Greek Theatre, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA with Linn County (filling in for Santana), Mad River, Grateful Dead, Stonehenge plus (cancelled) Special Jam with the Buddy Miles Express "Cal S.U.P.E.R.B. presents during All - Cal Weekend Cal Rock Concert"


October 25, 1968: Eagles Auditorium, Seattle, WA


October 27, 1968: Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, Alameda County, CA with Creedence Clearwater Revival, Womb, Spyders, Loading Zone, Deep Purple, Grassroots, Chambers Brothers, Procol Harum "San Francisco International Pop Festival"


October 31, 1968: Winterland, Post Street at Steiner Street, San Francisco, CA with John Mayall, Sir Douglas Quintet + 2 All Saints Eve Halloween Bash”


November 2, 1968: Thee Image, Miami, FL


November 8, 1968: Tyndall Northside Armory, 711 North Pennssylvania, Indianapolis, IN with Iron Butterfly, Fraternity Of Man, Lights by Psychedelic Power and Light Company


November 9, 1968: Kinetic Playground, 4812 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL

November 13, 1968: Royce Hall, U.C.L.A. campus, Los Angeles, CA with Patience Valentine

November 15, 1968: The Bank, Torrance, CA with Linn County, Flamin’ Groovies


November 16, 1968: Honolulu International Center Arena, Honolulu, HI with New Buffalo Springfield, The Turtles


November 22-23, 1968: Fillmore East 105 2nd Avenue, New York City, NY with Iron Butterfly, Youngbloods, Lights by Joshua Light Show


November 24, 1968: Rock Pile, Toronto, BC, Canada


November 29-30, 1968: Kinetic Playground, 4812 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL with Tim Buckley, Terry Reid

Michael Bloomfield sits in with Canned Heat the second night.

December 1, 1968: Music Hall, East 6th Street at St. Clair Street, Cleveland, OH with Velvet Underground, The Apple Pie Motherhood Band

The show was sponsored by Grape and WMMS.

December 6-8, 1968: Grande Ballroom, 8952 Grand River at Beverly, 1 Block South of Joy Road, Detroit, MI with Hamilton Face (6-7), Teegarden & Van Winkle (8)


December 21, 1968: Exhibition Hall, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA with Pogo, Southern Comfort and five other bands "Sam Riddle presents.... Boss City Christmas Dance"
Show was reportedly filmed for telecast on Channel 9 in Los Angeles. Local LA DJ Sam Riddle promoted the show.

December 22-23, 1968: L.A. Sports Arena, Los Angeles, CA with Jose Feliciano (22), Righteous Brothers (22), The Box Tops (22), Blue Cheer (22), Three Dog Night (22), Chambers Brothers (23), Buddy Miles Express (23), The Turtles (23), The Grassroots (23), Steve Miller Blues Band (23), The Love Exchange (23) "L.A. Pop Festival - A Christmas Happening"


December 26, 1968: Cow Palace, Daily City, CA with Santana, Steppenwolf, Blue Cheer, The New Buffalo Springfield, The Spencer Davis Group, Three Dog Night, The Electric Prunes, Tender Loving Care, Flaming Groovies "KYA Presents The San Francisco Holiday Rock Festival"


December 29, 1968: Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, PA with Iron Butterfly, Derek, Bob Seger System, The Goodies


December 30, 1968: Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino, 901 South Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, Broward County, FL with Jose Feliciano, The Turtles, Iron Butterfly, The Grass Roots, Jr. Walker and The All Stars, Ian and Sylvia, Charles Lloyd Quartet, Sweet Inspirations, Sweetwater, The Joe Tex Revue "Miami Pop Festival"


December 31, 1968: Shrine Exposition Hall, Los Angeles, CA with Pogo, Lee Michaels, Black Pearl, Love Army, Sweetwater "Scenic Sounds Present A New Years Eve Extravaganza"
Bob Hite riding a painted purple dayglo elephant to the stage.

unknown date, 1968: The Back Door, Front Street, Ventura, CA with Tim Buley Blues Band


January ?, 1969: unknown venue, Houston, TX
After the concert, a record collector friend of Bob Hite mentioned casually that the legendary black blues guitarist Albert Collins was at that time playing in a little place called Ponderosa Club down in the black neighborhood of the city, and so ours, which were obviously big fans of the guitarist , decided to run and see the concert, at the end of which and after a little chat, they invited him to go with them to Los Angeles to revive his career and recording a new album.

January 18, 1969: 'Upbeat', WEWS-TV, Cleveland, OH with The Box Tops, Bobby Darin, Jerry Jeff Walker, Jerry Butler, Sonny Geraci, the Good Rats, The Mauds, Mother Earth, The New Colony Six, Peppermint Rainbow, Sugar and Spice, The Unifics, The Vogues (broadcasting date)

The band perform 'Going Up The Country'.

January 20, 1969: 'Playboy After Dark', KTLA-5 TV Show, Los Angeles, CA with Buddy Greco, Shari Lewis, Colvin & Wilder, Max Lerner, Johnny Janis (recording date....the episode was broadcast on May 16, 1969 and repeat on December 5, 1969)


January 24, 1969: Theater For The Performing Arts, San Antonio, TX with Bubble Puppy, Grass Roots


February 1, 1969: Swing Auditorium, San Bernardino, CA with Creedence Clearwater Revival


February 7-8, 1969: Fillmore East, 105 2nd Avenue, New York City, NY with Pentangle, Rhinoceros, Lights by Joshua Light Show

Two shows each day.

February 9, 1969: Masonic Temple, Detroit, MI with Spirit, The Brooklyn Bridge (cancelled), Bubble Puppy


February 16, 1969: Alexandria Roller Rink, 807 North St. Asaph Street, Alexandria, PA with B.B. King


February 21-22, 1969: Electric Factory, 2201 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA with American Dream


February 22, 1969: Beat Club, TV Show, Bremen, West Germany (broadcast date)
The band play song: 'Going Up The Country'.

February 25, 1969: Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, RI with Tommy James & The Shondells, Brooklyn Bridge (the show was cancelled due to a snowstorm!)


February 28, 1969: Independence Hall, Baton Rouge, LA


March 16, 1969: Baltimore Civic Center, Baltimore, MD with The Jeff Beck Group, B.B. King, King Solomon's Minds


March 27 or 28 or 29, 1969: Boston Arena, Boston, MA "Boston Pop Festival"


March 30 or 31 or April 1, 1969: Lockhart Park, Ft. Lauderdale, FL with Creedence Clearwater Revival, Strawberry Alarm Clock, MC5 (cancelled), Steve Miller Blues Band, Grass Roots, 3 Dog Night, Chuck Berry, Sweetwater, Morning Glory, Buffalo Springfield, Fruit Of The Loom, Tiny Tim and more "WSRF Surf-Radio Presents First Annual Fort Lauderdale Easter-Rock Festival"


April 2, 1969: Angels Stadium, Palm Springs, CA with Ike & Tina Turner, Buddy Miles Express, Black Pearl, Southwind, San Andreas Boogie, Savoy Brown "Palm Springs Pop Festival" (Eric Burdon sang with Canned Heat at Bob Hite's invitation)


April 4, 1969: Center Arena, Seattle, WA with The Box Tops


April 10, 1969: Robertson Gym, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA with Poco, Ace Of Cups, Lights by Dry Paint


April 11, 1969: Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, CA with Creedence Clearwater Revival, Cold Blood


April 18, 1969: Hunter College, New York City, NY with Ten Years After


April 19, 1969: Westbury Music Fair, 960 Brush Hollow R
oad, Westbury, NY


April 24, 1969: Lake Lansing, Haslett, MI with The MC-5, The Woolies

April 25-26, 1969: Grande Ballroom, Detroit, MI with Family (25-26), Red White & Blues Band (25), Castle (26)

May 3, 1969: Kinetic Playground, 4812 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL with Aum, Albert King

May 4, 1969: Minneapolis Labor Temple, Minneapolis, MN with The Serfs


May 11, 1969: Aztec Bowl, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA with Grateful Dead, Santana, Lee Michaels


May 23, 1969: Adams Field House, University of Montana, Missoula, MT with Initial Shock


May 25, 1969: Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, San Jose, CA with Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Steve Miller, Spirit, Poco, Chambers Bros., Muddy Waters, Chuck Berry,  Jefferson Airplane "Santa Clara Pop Festival"


May 30, 1969: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA with Albert Collins, Lightnin' Hopkins "Ash Grove Benefit Concert"


June 20-21, 1969: Action House, 50 Broadway, Island Park, Long Island, NY with Howl, Senaca


June 23-25, 1969: The Ark, 15 Landsdowne Street, Boston, MA with Kaleidoscope

The last show on day 25 was closed with a 40 minute jam with members of Kaleidoscope, that was recorded and later released on their bootleg: 'Jammin' With Kaleidoscope'.

June 27-28, 1969: Kinetic Playground, 4812 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL with Black Pearl, Soup


July 4, 1969: Atlanta International Raceway, 1500 Tara Place, just outside Hampton, south of Atlanta, Fulton County, GA with Sweetwater, Ten Wheel Drive, Pacific, Gas & Electric, Dave Brubeck, Ian & Sylvia, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Delaney, Bonnie & Friends, Johnny Rivers, Johnny Winter, Al Kooper, Creedence Clearwater Revival "1st Annual Atlanta International Pop Festival"


July 7, 1969: Westbury Music Fair, Westbury, NY with Savoy Brown


July 11, 1969: Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA with B.B. King, Fats Domino


July 12, 1969: Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA with Kaleidoscope, Steve Miller Blues Band


July 13, 1969: HIC Arena, Honolulu, HI with Lee MIchaels


July 26, 1969: Terrace Ballroom, Salt Lake City, UT with The Turtles


CANNED HEAT #3 (JUL 29, 1969 - MAY 1970)
1) Bob Hite
2) Al Wilson
3) Larry Taylor
4) Adolfo de la Parra
5) Harvey Mandel (aka The Snake) lead guitar


July 29-31, 1969: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with Preservation Hall Jazz Band, South Wind, Lights by Little Princess #109 
Before the first show (29) Henry Vestine and Larry Taylor quarreled apparently because Larry had once criticized Henry for having performed a guitar solo in a wrong tones (!). Larry said he did not want to go on stage together with Henry and so the latter decided to leave the band immediately. Then instead of the newly resigned Henry Vestine, the band for the first set of the aforementioned concert sought the help of the legendary blues guitarist Michael Bloomfield and, after he refused to get officially joined the band because he hated touring, they played their second set with another famous blues guitarist, Harvey Mandel, and the latter finally agreed to stay with them as their new official lead guitarist.

August 1-2, 1969: Fillmore East, New York City, NY with Santana, Three Dog Night, Sha Na Na, Lights by Joshua Light Show

August 3, 1969: Atlantic City Race Track, Atlantic City, NJ with Mothers Of Invention, Janis Joplin, Moody Blues, 3 Dog Night, Sir Douglas Quintet, Joe Cocker, Little Richard, Buddy Rich Big Band, Dr. John The Night Tripper "Atlantic City Pop Festival"
Janis Joplin's band black sax player Cornelius 'Snooky' Flowers also play with Canned Heat as guest tonight.

August 6, 1969: Freeport Stadium, Freeport, NY with Ten Years After, Cat Mother & The All-Night Newsboys, Orpheus, Back River Circus


August 8, 1969: Music Circus, Lambertville, NJ


August 9, 1969: Bridgeport Musical Theatre, Seaside Park, Bridgeport, CT


August 13, 1969: Mesker Amphitheater, Evansville, IN with Illinois Speed Press, Butterfield Blues Band, Elvin Bishop, Silverheels, Jamie Lyons, Cat Mother & The All Night Newsboys, The Litter "Evansville Pop Festival"


August 16, 1969: Max Yasgur's dairy farm, White Lake, Bethel, Sullivan County, Woodstock Valley, NY with Quill, Keef Hartley Band, Country Joe McDonald, John Sebastian, Santana, Mountain, Grateful Dead, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Janis Joplin & Her Kozmic Blues Band, Sly & The Family Stone, The Who, Jefferson Airplane "Woodstock Music & Art Fair presents An Aquarian Exposition - 3 Days Of Peace & Music (aka Woodstock or Woodstock Festival')"


August 22-23, 1969: Paradise Valley Resort, Squamish, BC, Canada with Tarantula (22-23), Flying Burrito Brothers (22-23), Grass Roots (22-23), Merryweather (22-23), Motherlode (22), Strawberry Alarm Clock (22-23), Alice Cooper (22-23), Taj Mahal (22), Chrome Syrcus (22-23), Lee Michaels (22), Chicago (C.T.A.) (22-23), Little Richard (22-23), Love (22-23), Smith (23), Sonny Terry & Brownie McGee (23), Rotary Connection (23), Sound by Deyong (22-23), Lights by Retina Circus (22-23) "Vancouver Pop Festival"


August 30, 1969: Dallas International Motor Speedway, Lewisville, TX with Janis Joplin, Chicago Transit Authority, James Cotton Blues Band, B.B. King, Herbie Mann, Rotary Connection, Sam & Dave "Texas International Pop Festival"


August 31, 1969: Airline Highway Park and Fairgrounds, Prairieville, LA "New Orleans Pop Festival"


Fall 1969: Memorial Hall, Kansas City, KS with Bob Seger System


September 26, 1969: Alumni Hall, Providence College, Providence, RI


October ?, 1969: War Memorial, Syracuse, NY with Al Kooper and His Orchestra, Napanaw's Pottery Shop "The 100th Happening Syracuse University Centennial Homecoming Pop Festival"


October 31, 1969: Eastown Theatre, 8041 Harper Avenue, Detroit, MI with Spirit, Blodwyn Pig


November 1, 1969: Convention Hall, Civic Center, 34th & Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA with Santana, The Youngbloods, Chicago Transit Authority "3rd Annual Quaker City Rock Festival"


November 8, 1969: Kinsmen Field House, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada with Troyka


November 9, 1969: Agrodome, Vancouver, BC, Canada with Moody Blues


November 20, 1969: 'Playboy After Dark', KTLA-5 TV Show, Los Angeles, CA with Sonny & Cher, Vic Damone, Larry Storch, Dick Shawn (recording date....the episode was broadcast on January 27, 1970 and repeat on November 7, 1970)

The band perform: 'Future Blues' and 'My Time Ain't Long'.

November 30, 1969: Palm Beach International Raceway, 17047 Beeline Highway, Jupiter, Palm Beach County, FL with The Byrds, The Rolling Stones, Jefferson Airplane, Steppenwolf, Rotary Connection, and more "First Annual Palm Beach International Music Festival"


December 6, 1969: Academy of Music, New York City, NY with B.B. King, James Gang (Canned Heat cancelled and Vanilla Fudge filled in for them)


December 12-14, 1969: Family Dog At The Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Bob McPharlin, Rhythm Dukes (with Jerry Miller)

One of the shows was recorded and a tape exist.

December 15-18, 1969: Ash Grove, Los Angeles, CA

December 20, 1969: 'Boss City', KHJ Channel 9 TV Show, KHJ Studios, Los Angeles, CA (broadcast date)


December 21, 1969: Balboa Stadium, San Diego, CA with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young


December 26, 1969: Phanter Hall, Fort Worth, TX


December 27 or 28 or 29, 1969: Miami-Hollywood Speedway, Pembroke Pines, FL with Santana, Crow, Smith, Vanilla Fudge, Grateful Dead, Butterfield Blues Band, B.B. King, Hugh Masakela, Tony Joe White, Biff Rose, Amboy Dukes, Turtles, Motherlode, The Band, Johnny Winter, Cold Blood, Sweetwater  "Miami Rock Festival - Last Rock Festival of the 60's"


unknown date, 1969: Sarasota Armory, Sarasota, FL with Spirit


unknown date 1969 (year is approximate): St John's High School, Shrewsbury, MA


January 6-7, 1970: Olympia, Paris, France with five other bands


January 11, 1970: Konserthuset, Goteborg, Sweden


January 13, 1970: Falkoner Centret, Copenhagen, Denmark


January 21, 1970: City Hall, Northumberland Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK with Renaissance


January 22, 1970: Liverpool Philarmonic Hall, Liverpool, Merseyside, UK with Renaissance


January 23, 1970: Brighton Dome, Brighton, UK with Renaissance


January 24, 1970: Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, Dorset, UK with Renaissance


January 25, 1970: Fairfield Concert Hall, Croydon, UK with Renaissance

January 26, 1970: Town Hall, Birmingham, Warwickshire, UK with Renaissance


January 29, 1970: Manchester College Of Commerce, Manchester, UK


January 30, 1970: Royal Albert Hall, London, UK with Renaissance

The show was recorded and some songs taken from that were released that same year on their album: "Canned Heat '70 Concert - Live In Europe".

January 31, 1970: Beat Club, TV Show, Bremen, West Germany with Spirit, Humble Pie, Renaissance, Free, John Mayall, Colosseum, Juicy Lucy (broadcast date)
Canned Heat performed: "Let's Work Together", "Move On Down The Road", and "Future Blues". 

February 1, 1970: Circus Krone-Bau, Munich, West Germany


February 4, 1970: Beethovensaal, Liederhalle, Stuttgart, West Germany


February 12, 1970: Space Electronic, Florence, Italy


February ?, 1970: Cinema Teatro Nazionale, Milan, Italy


February 28, 1970: Eagles Auditorium, Seattle, WA


March 6-7, 1970: Warehouse, New Orleans, LO with Bloodrock


March 20, 1970: Met Sports Center, Bloomington, MN with The Stooges, SRC, Litter, Brownsville Station, The Amboy Dukes, Grand Funk Railroad, Buddy Miles, Sweetwater (canceled), Rotary Connection (canceled) "The Met Center Rock Festival (aka 1st Met Pop Festival)"


March 25, 1970: Varsity Arena, Toronto, BC, Canada with MC5, The Faces


March 27 or 28 or 29, 1970: The Floyd L. Reynolds farm, near Lubbock, TX with Barry McGuire, The Byrds (cancelled), Blue Moutain Eagle, Muddy Waters, The Flock, Truth, Joe Kelly Blues Band, Delaney & Bonnie & Friends, Sundance, Johnny Winter, Zephyr, Freddie King, Bloodrock, Bangor Flying Circus, The Frantics, Beast, Sweetwater "The Southwest '70 Peace Festival"

March 27-29, 1970: Bithlo, Orlando, FL with Country Joe and The Fish, Joe Cocker, Grand Funk Railroad, Grateful Dead, BB King, Richie Havens, The Hog Farm, Sweetwater, Iron Butterfly, Mountain, The Kinks, Little Richard, John Mayall, Steve Miller, Johnny Winter, Sly and the Family Stone, Ten Years After, Ike and Tina Turner "Winter's End Festival" (cancelled?)


April 11, 1970: Pirate's World, Sheridan Street, Dania, FL


April 16, 1970: The Electric Circus, 23 St. Marks Place, East Greenwich Village, New York City, NY


April 19, 1970: Sports Arena, 310 Chester Avenue, Atlanta, GA


ca. Spring 1970 (between February and July): unknown old small venue, Beretania Street (?), Honolulu, HI

I do not know for sure if the band's line-up for this gig was the current one (#3) or the next one (#4) below.  

May 2, 1970: West Side Armory, Kingston, PA with Rhinoceros, The Citations


May 9, 1970: Freedom Palace, Kansas City, MO




CANNED HEAT #4 (MAY 1970 - SEPT 3, 1970)
1) Bob Hite
2) Al Wilson
3) Adolfo de la Parra
4) Henry Vestine
5) Antonio de la Barreda (aka Tony Olav) bass


May 15, 1970: Convention Hall, Fresno, CA with Sweetwater, Blue Mountain Eagle

May 16, 1970: Spartan Stadium, San Jose, CA with Country Joe, Ike & Tina Turner Review, Albert King, Les McCann, Southern Comfort and South Bay Experimental Flash "All College Music Festival"

May 22, 1970: Monterey County Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairgrounds Road, Monterey, CA with Love, Gypsy, Lion (Canned Heat canceled and were replaced by Delaney & Bonnie & Friends)

May 22, 1970: Gym, SUNY, Stony Brook, Long Island, NY

May 24, 1970: farm, Newton Falls, OH with Alice Cooper, The Byrds (cancelled), Kenny Rogers & The First Edition, Cold Blood, Glass Harp, Marble Cake, Pig Iron, The Rascals (cancelled), Smith "Piper Rock Festival"
Canned Heat sort of appear, as band members Bob Hite and Alan Wilson sit in with Pig Iron.

May 30, 1970: Dave Lewis's Farm, Heyworth, IL with Country Joe and The Fish, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Devil's Kitchen, B.B. King, Amboy Dukes, REO Speedwagon, Joe Kelly Blues Band, Delaney & Bonnie & Friends, The Finchley Boys and many others "Kickapoo Creek Outdoor Rock Concert - Incident at Kickapoo Creek"

June 19-21, 1970: Mantorp Park, Mantorp, Sweden with Alexis Korner, Blond, Blue Mink, Blues Quality, Burning Red Ivanhoe, Charlie's Flight, Cochise, Dream Police, High Tide, Edison Lighthouse, Emile Ford, Opus II, Juicy Lucy, Magazine Story, Cornelis Vreeswijk & Made In Sweden, Maniacs, Mecki Mark Men, November, Paradise, Pugh Rogefeldt, Hawkwind, Skaggmanslaget, Skin Allet, The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown, The Move, The Radna Krishna Temple, The Tremeloes, The Web, Wild Angels, White Plains, The Gun, Chuck Berry, The Byrds (canceled), Deep Feeling, Dr. John "Festival of the Midnight Sun" 


June 26, 1970: Kralingen Forest Park, Rotterdam, Netherlands "The Holland Pop Festival '70"
This three-day festival (26-28) was sponsored by 'Coca-Cola'. The whole festival was filmed and a film titled 'Stamping Ground' was released in theatres on the same year, including Canned Heat's footage of their performance of 'Human Condition' and 'So Sad'.

June 27, 1970: Bath & West Showgrounds, Shepton Mallet, UK with Steppenwolf, John Mayall, Johnny Winter, Pink Floyd, Fairport Convention, Colosseum, It's A Beautiful Day, Keef Hartley, Maynard Ferguson Big Band "Bath Festival Of Blues And Progressive Music 70"


July 3, 1970: 'Late Night Line Up', BBC-2 TV Show, London, UK (not a performance)

John Peel interviewed two members of Canned Heat and also Frank Zappa.

July 6-11, 1970: Steel Pier, Atlantic City, NJ


August 11, 1970: Cumberland Co. Arena, Fayetteville, NC

August 14, 1970: The Hump Room, Marco Polo Resort Hotel, Miami, FL
Jim Morrison sing with the band as guest on the songs: 'Back Door Man', 'Rock Me', 'Fever' and 'I'm A Man'.

August 22, 1970: The Forum, 3900 West Manchester Boulevard, Inglewood, CA with Iron Butterfly, Herbie Hancock




CANNED HEAT #5 (SEPT 4, 1970 - ca. SEPT 10, 1970)
1) Bob Hite
2) Henry Vestine
3) Tony de la Barreda
4) Adolfo de la Parra


September 4, 1970: Deutschndhalle, Berlin, West Germany with The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Murphy Blend, Procol Harum, Ten Years After, Cat Mother "Super Concerto '70"

September 5, 1970: Isle of Fehmarn, West Germany with The Faces, Mungo Jerry, Sly & The Family Stone, Cluster, Keef Hartley Band, Fat Matress, Ginger Baker's Airforce, Aardvark, Frumpy, Peter Brotzmann "Open Air Love and Peace Festival"


September ?, 1970: KB Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark


September ?, 1970: unknown venue, Paris, France


September 10, 1970: VPRO Piknik, Kasteel Groeneveld, Baarn, Netherlands with Sly and The Family Stone, Daddy Longlegs




CANNED HEAT #6 (ca. SEPT 11, 1970 - 1972)
1) Bob Hite
2) Henry Vestine
3) Tony de la Barreda
4) Adolfo de la Parra
5) Joel Scott Hill vocals, rhythm guitar


September 11, 1970: Speaker's Corner, Hyde Park, London, UK with Eric Burdon, John Sebastian "free concert"


September 13, 1970: Free Trade Hall, Manchester, UK with Groundhogs


September 15-19, 1970: unknown venue, Venice, Italy (cancelled)


September 22, 1970: Town Hall, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK with Groundhogs


September 23, 1970: De Montfort Hall, Leicester, UK with Groundhogs


September 24, 1970: City Hall, Sheffield, UK with Groundhogs


September 26, 1970: Central Hall, Chaltham, UK with Groundhogs


September 27, 1970: Empire Hall, Liverpool, Merseyside, UK with Groundhogs


October 2, 1970: Fyns Forum, Odense, Denmark with Skid Row


October 3, 1970: KB Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark with Skid Row


October 8, 1970: Niedersachsenhalle, Hannover, Germany


October 10, 1970: Stadtcasino, Basel, Switzerland with Lambert and Nuttycombe

October ??, 1970: Le Golf Drouot, Paris, France


October ??, 1970: Olympia, Paris, France


October 16, 1970: unknown venue, London, UK


October 28, 1970: North Campus, Miami Dade Junior College, Miami, FL


October 31, 1970: University of Miami, Coral Glabes, FL with Black Sabbath


November 5-8, 1970: Grand Old Flag, Glendale, CA with Jericho, Earth Disciples "Grand Opening"

November 25-29, 1970: Whisky A Go Go, 8901 Sunset Boulevard at Clark, Sunset Strip, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA with The Heart Disciples


December 5, 1970: Newark State College, Union, NJ


December 9, 1970: Boston Tea Party, 15 Landsdowne Street, Boston, MA


December 11-12, 1970: Fillmore East, 105 2nd Avenue, New York City, NY with Allman Brothers Band, Dreams, Toe Fat


late 1970 or early 1971: 'Something Else', TV Show, Los Angeles, CA with The Dillards, Dorothy Morrison, Iron Mountain Depot, John Hartford (host)

The band perform: 'Scat' and 'Let's Work Together'.

January 9, 1971: Swing Auditorium, San Bernardino, CA with Southwind

January 23, 1971: Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, TX with It's A Beautiful Day, Southwind


January 29, 1971: Eastown Theatre, 8041 Harper Avenue, Detroit, MI with MC5, The Third Power


January 31, 1971: Convention Hall, San Diego, CA


February 12, 1971: Fillmore North, St. Lawrence Market, Toronto, Ontario, Canada with Taj Mahal


February 13, 1971: Alumni Hall, Jamaica Campus, St. John's University, Queens, New York City, NY with Red Eye


February 20-21, 1971: The Warehouse, New Orleans, LO


March 26, 1971: Eastown Theatre, 8041 Harper Avenue, Detroit, MI with John Lee Hooker, Dada


April 15, 1971: Carnegie Hall, New York City, NY with John Lee Hooker


April 16, 1971: The Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA with Edgar Winter


April 18, 1971: The Depot, First Avenue at 7th Street, Minneapolis, MN with John Lee Hooker 


June 24 or 25 or 26 or 27, 1971: Cypress Pointe Plantation, McCrea, LO "Celebration Of Life"

June 30, 1971: Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA with Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Sugarloaf, War, Wolfman Jack (MC) "United Artists Records"


July 1971: unknown venue, not far away from Amsterdam, Holland "free concert"


July 14-15, 1971: Beach House, 5 Navy Street, Venice, Los Angeles, CA

July 17, 1971: The Park, North Baltimore, OH with Edgar Winter's White Trash

July 24, 1971: Rochester War Memorial Auditorium, Rochester, NY with The Ike & Tina Turner Revue, Uncle Rain 


August 16, 1971: Starkers Royal Ballroom, Bournemouth, Dorset, UK with Thin Lizzy


August 17, 1971: Flamingo Ballroom, Redruth, UK with Thin Lizzy


August 18,1971: Marquay Club, Town Hall, Torquay, UK with Lindisfarne, Adolphus Rebirth


August 22, 1971: unknown venue, Turku, Finland "Turku Rock Festival"


August 28, 1971: New Cal Expo, Main Arena, Sacramento, CA


September 10, 1971: Stadium, East Los Angeles College, Los Angeles, CA with Coming of Man, Geronimo Black, Pure Food and Drug Act, Solitude, Southwind 


September 25, 1971: Beat Club, TV Show, Bremen, West Germany (broadcast date)
The band play songs: 'A Long Away From L.A.' and 'Big City Woman'.

September 30, 1971: Kinetic Circus, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK with Stone The Crows 


October 1, 1971: Raith Ballroom, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland with Stone The Crows


October 4, 1971: Civic Hall, Dunstable, UK with Stone The Crows 

October 5, 1971: 'Dave Cash TV Show', Harlech, UK 


October 6, 1971: 'Top Of The Pops', BBC-1 TV Show, London, UK


October 8, 1971: Odeon Theatre, Lewisham, UK with Stone The Crows, Robert Devlin, Lindisfarne


October 11, 1971: Royal Albert Hall, London, UK with Stone The Crows


October 13, 1971: University of Sussex, Brighton, UK with Stone The Crows


October 14, 1971: Liverpool Stadum, Liverpool, UK with Stone The Crows


October 15, 1971: City Hall, Sheffield, UK with Terry Reid


October 16, 1971: University of Manchester, Manchester, UK with Terry Reid,


October 17, 1971: University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK with Terry Reid (afternoon show) 


October 17, 1971: Norwich Lads Club, Norwich, UK with Fuzzy Duck (evening show)

October 18, 1971: University of Essex, Colchester, UK with Stone The Crows


October 20, 1971: Top Rank Suite, Swansea, Galles


November 19-20, 1971: Circle Star Theatre, San Carlos, CA with Linda Ronstadt 


December 15, 1971: Atlanta Municipal Auditorium, Atlanta, GA with REO Speedwagon, Gary Wright 


December 17-18, 1971: Beacon Theatre, 74th Street & Broadway, New York City, NY with Dreams, Tracy Nelson and Mother Earth (filling in for Redbone)

February ?, 1972: Levittown Skating Rink, Levittown, NY with Egar Winter's White Trash, Mitch Ryder's Detroit


February 18, 1972: Lansing Civic Center, Lansing, MI with Bloodrock

March 19, 1972: Robert's Stadium, Evansville, IN with Badfinger


April 22, 1972: Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, CA with Cold Blood, Earthquake


CANNED HEAT #7 (1972 - JAN 1973)
1) Bob Hite
2) Henry Vestine
3) Tony de la Barreda
4) Adolfo de la Parra
5) James Shane vocals, rhythm guitar


May 27, 1972: Old Civic Auditorium, Honolulu, HI

June 17, 1972: Wollman Skating Rink Theatre, Central Park, 5th Avenue & 59th Street, New York City, NY with Dr. John "The Schaefer Music Festival In Central Park"

August 13, 1972: Balboa Stadium, San Diego, CA with Kris Kristofferson, Rita Coolidge, The Doors, Cold Blood, Stoneground, Elvin Bishop Group, Bones, Boones Farm "A Rock Liberation Festival"

August 19, 1972: The Park, New Baltimore, OH with MC5 (cancelled?), Catfish, Mojo Boogie Band, Ruby Dee


August 24, 1972: Albuquerque Civic Auditorium, Albuquerque, NM with John Mayall Blues Band, Oriental Blue Streaks

September 2, 1972: Bull Island, White County, IN with Cheech & Chong, Flash, Bang, Birtha "Erie Canal Soda Pop Festival"


September 22, 1972: Armar Ballroom, Cedar Rapids, IA with Pure Food & Drug Act with Harvey Mandel & Sugarcane Harris, Tony Brown

October 31 - November 5, 1972: Doug Weston's Troubadour Club, Los Angeles, CA with Jim Pulte


December 2, 1972: Academy of Music, New York City, NY with Spirit, REO Speedwagon


CANNED HEAT #8 (JAN 1973 - 1975)
1) Bob Hite
2) Henry Vestine
3) Adolfo de la Parra
4) James Shane
5) Edward 'Ed' 'Eddie' Beyer keyboards
6) Richard James Hite bass


January 19-20, 1973: Winterland, San Francisco, CA with Quicksilver Messenger Service, Eggs Over Easy

February 4, 1973: Keystone, Berkeley, CA


March 4, 1973: Westbury Music Fair, Westbury, NY 


March 9, 1973: Civic Center, Hammond, IN with Harvey Mandel and The Pure Food & Drug Act


March 27-28, 1973: The Glass Menagerie, Nashville, TN


March 31, 1973: Academy of Music, New York City, NY with Quicksilver Messenger Service


April 1, 1973: Banana Fish Park, Brooklyn, NY


April 8, 1973: San Diego Sports Arena, San Diego, CA with Quicksilver Messenger Service


April 15, 1973: Valley Forge Music Fair, Devon, PA with Malo 


April 24, 1973: Olivet College, Olivet, MI

May 6, 1973: Croy Gymnasium, University of Findlay, Findlay, OH with REO Speedwagon 


May 11, 1973: Masonic Temple Auditorium, Detroit, MI with Wilderness Road, Brownsville Station

May 12, 1973: MSU Auditorium, East Lansing, MI with Quicksilver Messenger Service, REO Speedwagon

May 13, 1973: Cowtown Ballroom, Kansas City, MO with Hookfoot


May 18, 1973: unknown venue, Auckland, New Zealand

June 3, 1973: Pershing Auditorium, Lincoln, NE with Savoy Brown, Blue Oyster Cult, Status Quo


June 19, 1973: Mayfair, Necastle-upon-Tyne, UK

June 29, 1973: Roskilde, Denmark with Negro Spiritual & Elim's Kor, Ewald Thomsen & Spillemǽnd, Midnight Sun, V8, Røde Mor "3rd Annual Roskilde Festival" 


July 1, 1973: unknown venue, Montreux, Switzerland with Clarence Brown "Montreux Jazz Festival"

July 14, 1973: Eilenriedestadion, Hannover, Germany with Eric Burdon and The Sun Secrets Band, Spencer Davis Group, The Pretty Things, John Sebastian, Vinegar Joe, Tempest, Jimmy Whiterspoon With Robben Ford, Tattoo "Golden Summer Night"

July 15, 1973: White City Stadium, London, UK with Edgar Winter Band, Sly and The Family Stone, Barclay James Harvest, Lindisfarne

July 21, 1973: Booth Farm, near Buxton, UK with Chuck Berry, Wizzard, Groundhogs, Nazareth, Medicine Head, Edgar Broughton Band, John Peel "Buxton Pop Festival"

July 31, 1973: Field House, Wheeling High School, Wheeling, IL with Pure Prairie League

August 10, 1973: unknown venue, Draper, UT with Guess Who, Freddie King "Another Point of The Mountain Festival"

August 24, 1973: Barre Municipal Auditorium, Barre, VT with The Tracks

September 1-2, 1973: unknown venue, Benton, TN with Beck, Bogert & Appice, Quicksilver Messenger Service, T. Rex, Dr. John, Dr. Hook, Buddy Miles, Michael Quatro, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Joe Walsh & Barnstorm, Muddy Waters, Black Oak Arkansas, Edgar Winter Group, Deodato, White Witch, ZZ Top, Ballin' Jack, Chambers Brothers, Yvette Evil, Roberta Flack, Freddie King, Wolfgang, Iggy & The Stooges "The Midwest Monster Peace Jubilee and Music Festival" (cancelled)

October 26-27, 1973: Winterland, San Francisco, CA with Country Joe, The Kinks (cancelled), Hot Tuna


November 9, 1973: Winterland, San Francisco, CA with Grateful Dead (Canned Heat cancelled)


November 24, 1973: The Arena, Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monerey, CA with Dr. John The Night Tripper, Harvey Mandel and The Pure Food & Drug Act (afternoon show)


December 16, 1973: Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, CA with Black Oak Arkansas, Lynyrd Skynyrd


December 28-31, 1973: Doug Weston's Troubadour Club, Los Angeles, CA


unknown date, 1973: unknown venue, unknown city, unknown state with Country Joe McDonald and His All Stars Band, Uriah Heep, Mott the Hoople, Shawn Phillips

The event was filmed for broadcast on ABC-TV's series "In Concert" on September 28 at 11:30pm (episode #21).

January 18-19, 1974: Winterland, San Francisco, CA with Dave Mason, Dalton & DuBarri (Canned Heat cancelled and were replaced by Livingston Taylor) 


January 25, 1974: Eastwind Ballroom, Baltimore, MD with The Chambers Brothers "Rock For The People Concert"


February 7, 1974: football field, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA


February 10, 1974: Long Island Arena, Commack, NY with Dr. John


February 11, 1974: Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY with Dr. John, Painter


February 22, 1974: Brunel University, Brunel, UK with Fusion Orchestra


March 10, 1974: Olympia, Paris, France

March 30, 1974: Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London, UK with Harvey Mandel and The Pure Food & Drug Act
The band played with an expanded line-up with three added brass players.

May 13, 1974: The Brewery, Lansing, MI with Purlee

June 4, 1974: Agora, 3415 Dorr Street, Toledo, OH


June 24-26, 1974: Bottom Line, New York City, NY with Kansas 


September 21, 1974: Winterland, San Francisco, CA with Hot Tuna, Spencer Davis

October 28-30, 1974: Alex Coooley's Electric Ballroom, Atlanta, GA


April 18, 1975: Tauber-Franken-Halle, Lauda-Konigshofen, Germany with Message


May 8, 1975: Oxford Polytechnic, Oxford, UK with Broken Glass 


May 9, 1975: Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, UK with Broken Glass


May 10, 1975: Pembroke Hall, Manchester, UK with Broken Glass


May 12, 1975: Trent Polytechnic, Nottingham, UK with Broken Glass


May 13, 1975: University of Warwick, Coventry, UK with Broken Glass


May 14, 1975: University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK with Broken Glass   


CANNED HEAT #9 (1975 - 1977)
1) Adolfo de la Parra
2) Richard Hite
3) Bob Hite
4) Chris Morgan guitar
5) Gene Taylor keyboards



August 13-16, 1975: Alex Coooley's Electric Ballroom, Atlanta, GA with Ayres Rock (13), The Bobby Whitlock Band (14-16)


August 20-24, 1975: The Starwood, Los Angeles, CA 


September 15, 1975: Ch
ances Are, 516 East Liberty Street, Ann Arbor, MI


September 20, 1975: Showcase Theatre, Detroit, MI with Steppenwolf, White Lightin'

January 2-4, 1976: Savoy Tivoli Restaurant, 1438 Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA with Robert Lowery


January 25, 1976: Memorial Hall, Lima, OH with Salem Witchcraft 


April 15, 1976: Stadthalle, Ludwigsburg, Germany with Stan Webb's Broken Glass


April 21, 1976: Landwirtschaftshalle, Kaiserslautern, Germany 

April 26, 1976: Philips Halle, Dusseldorf, Germany with Stan Webb's Broken Glass

July 13, 1976: Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand

July 14, 1976: Town Hall, Wellington, New Zealand

July 17, 1976: Town Hall, Christchurch, New Zealand

July 18, 1976: Town Hall, Dunedin, New Zealand

Summer 1976: The Taverne, Berlin, Germany with Stan Webb's Broken Glass


October 15, 1976: Irwin Mitchell Oval Hall, Sheffield City Hall, Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK

February 6, 1977: Anchor Inn, Pinckney, MI with Salem Witchcraft


CANNED HEAT #10 (1977)
1) Bob Hite
2) Richard Hite
3) Adolfo de la Parra
4) Chris Morgan
+
5) Stan Webb (aka The Man) vocals, guitar (only as "guest")



April 15-16, 1977: The Starwood, Los Angeles, CA with C.Y. Walkin' Band


CANNED HEAT #11 (1977 - SEPT 1978)
1) Bob Hite
2) Richard Hite
3) Adolfo de la Parra
4) Chris Morgan
5) Mark Skyer vocals, guitar


May 7, 1978: Tomorrow, Youngstown, OH with Judas Priest

June 11, 1978: Tomorrow, Youngstown, OH 


August 19, 1978: Fox Venice Theatre, 620 Lincoln Boulevard, Venice Beach, Los Angeles, CA
Canned Heat & John Lee Hooker played together (with guests: Ronnie Baron on piano and The Chambers Brothers on chorus) in a concert that was recorded and later released on their album: 'Hooker ’N Heat - Live At The Fox Venice' (1981).


CANNED HEAT #12 (SEPT 1978 - ca. NOV 1978)
1) Bob Hite
2) Adolfo de la Parra
3) Richard Exley bass


October 1, 1978: Greek Theatre, Lower Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA with Country Joe and The Fish, Paul Buttefield Blues Band, Big Brother and The Holding Company, Nick Gravenites, It's A Beautiful Day, Lee Michaels, Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Lenore Kandel, Diane Di Prima, Congress of Wonders, The Committee "Tribal Stomp"

October 2, 1978: Inn of the Beginning, Cotati, CA 



CANNED HEAT #13 (ca. NOV 1978 - ca. FEB 1979)
1) Bob Hite
2) Adolfo de la Parra



November 24, 1978: Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV with War


CANNED HEAT #14 (ca. FEB 1979 - 1979)
1) Bob Hite
2) Adolfo de la Parra
3) Larry Taylor
4) Mike Mann (aka Hollywood Fats) lead guitar
5) Ronnie Barron keyboards



February 23, 1979: Center Stage, Canton, MI

March 2-4, 1979: El Casino, Montreal, Quebec, Canada 

unknown date, 1979: Cinema Lounge, Leominster, MA


CANNED HEAT #15 (1979 - 1980)
1) Bob Hite
2) Adolfo de la Parra
3) Larry Taylor
4) Mike Mann
5) Jay Spell vocals, keyboards


September 7, 1979: Parr Meadows, Bookhaven, Long Island, NY
The show was recorded and later released on their album: 'Canned Heat In Concert' (1995).

September 9, 1979: Monterey County Fairgrounds Arena, Monterey, CA with Country Joe and The Fish, Dan Hicks and His Acoustic Warriors "Tribal Stomp '79 - The 2nd Annual Potcluch Picnic & Dance" 


CANNED HEAT #16 (1980)
1) Bob Hite
2) Adolfo de la Parra
3) Jay Spell
4) Henry Vestine
5) Jon Lamb bass
6) F. Michael 'Mike' Halby vocals, rhythm guitar


CANNED HEAT #17 (1980 - DEC ??, 1980)
1) Bob Hite
2) Adolfo de la Parra
3) Henry Vestine
4) Jon Lamb
5) Mike Halby


May 18, 1980: The Palomino, 6907 Lankershim Boulevard, North Hollywood, CA with Pecos

May 25, 1980: outdoor venue, State Highway 70, Stone Lake, WI with Head East, Wolfman Jack (MC), Bo Diddley, MC5, Blues Image, Jessie Brady, Mary Jane Alm, Chameleon "Stone Lake Rock Festival (aka Stone Lake Music & Art Festival)" 

November 10, 1980: Center Stage, Canton, MI


CANNED HEAT #18 (DEC ??, 1980 - APR 5, 1981)
1) Bob Hite
2) Adolfo de la Parra
3) Henry Vestine
4) Mike Halby
5) Raul Ernie Rodriguez vocals, bass


January 19, 1981: Mac's Bar, Daytona Beach, FL with Red Hook

March 26 and 31, 1981: Topanga Corral, Topanga Canyon, Los Angeles, CA


April 5, 1981: The Palomino, 6907 Lankershim Boulevard, North Hollywood, CA
During the show Bob Hite collapsed from a heroin overdose and was later found dead in Adolfo 'Fito' de la Parra's home.


CANNED HEAT #19 (APR 6, 1981 - 1981 or 1982)
1) Adolfo de la Parra
2) Henry Vestine
3) Mike Halby
4) Rick 'Ricky' Kellogg vocals, harmonica
5) Raul Ernie Rodriguez



May 19, 1981: Prospect Hill Hotel (aka Warehouse Rock), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia with Cyril B. Bunter Band

May 20, 1981: Ferntree Gully Hotel, Ferntree, Victoria, Australia with Cyril B. Bunter Band

May 21, 1981: Billboard The Venue, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 

May 22, 1981: On Stage (?), unknown city, Australia with Cyril B. Bunter Band

May 22, 1981:  Sand. Commodore (?), unknown city, Australia

May 23, 1981: Bombay Rock, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia with Cyril B. Bunter Band

May 23, 1981: Sandown Park Hotel, Noble Park, Victoria, Australia

May 24, 1981: Pier Hotel, Frankston, Victoria, Australia with Cyril B. Bunter Band

May 26, 1981: Doyalson RSL Club, Doyalson, Australia with Cyril B. Bunter Band

May 27, 1981: Dapto Leagues, Dapto, Australia with Cyril B. Bunter Band

May 28, 1981: Sylvania Hotel, Campbellfield, Australia with Cyril B. Bunter Band

May 29, 1981: unknown venue, Manly Vale, Sydney, Australia with Cyril B. Bunter Band

May 30-31, 1981: Sgt. Pepper's Rock Cafe, Sydney, Australia with Cyril B. Bunter Band

May 31, 1981: Avalon Beach RSL Club, Avalon Beach, Australia with Cyril B. Bunter Band

June 1, 1981: Sundowner Motel Hotel, Whyalla Norrie, Australia with Cyril B. Bunter Band

June 3, 1981: Kingsford Homestead, Gawler, Australia

June 4-5, 1981: Thomson's Hotel, Mooloolaba, Australia with Cyril B. Bunter Band

June 6, 1981: University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia with Cyril B. Bunter Band "4ZZZ University Show"

June 7, 1981: The Playroom, Coolangatta, Queensland, Australia with Cyril B. Bunter Band

June 8, 1981: unknown venue, Bangalow, Australia with Cyril B. Bunter Band

June 13, 1981: Royal Antler Hotel, Sydney, Australia with Cyril B. Bunter Band

June 13, 1981: Selina's, The Coogee Bay Hotel, Sydney, Australia with Cyril B. Bunter Band

June 14, 1981: Gas Lane, Sydney, Australia with Cyril B. Bunter Band 

November 28, 1981: Harpos, Detroit, MI with Teen Angels


CANNED HEAT #20 (1981 or 1982 - 1983)
1) Adolfo de la Parra
2) Mike Halby
3) Rick Kellogg
4) Raul Ernie Rodriguez
5) Walter Trout vocals, lead guitar


June 12, 1982: The BayView Hotel, Gladesville, Sydney, Australia with Heaven

June 17, 1982: Commodore Hotel, Sandringham, Victoria, Australia 

June 18, 1982: Council Club Hotel, Preston, Victoria, Australia


June 19, 1982: The Venue, St. Kilda, Victoria, Australia


June 20, 1982: Sentimental Bloke Hotel, Bulleen, Victoria, Australia


June 22, 1982: Prospect Hill Hotel, Kew, Victoria, Australia


June 23, 1982: Traralgon Astrodome, Traralgon, Victoria, Austrlia


June 24, 1982: Dorset Gardens Hotel, Croydon, Victoria, Australia


June 25, 1982: Bombay Rock, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia


June 26, 1982: Chevron Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


June 27, 1982: Pier Hotel, Frankston, Victoria, Australia


July 1, 1982: Collendina Hotel, Ocean Grove, Victoria, Australia


July 9, 1982: Ferntree Gully Hotel, Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia


July 10, 1982: Tamarc Hotel, Laverton, Victoria, Australia


July 11, 1982: Waterloo Cup Hotel, Moonee Ponds, Victoria, Australia


September 18, 1982: Roxy Theatre, Los Angeles, CA


unknown date 1982: unknown venue, unknown city, Australia
The show was recorded and later released on their album: 'The Boogie Assault' (1987).


CANNED HEAT #21 (1983 - 1985)
1) Adolfo de la Parra
2) Mike Halby
3) Raul Ernie Rodriguez
4) Walter Trout


October 4, 1983: Harpos, Detroit, MI with John Mayall


October 9, 1983: Le Spectrum de Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada with John Mayall (backed by Canned Heat) 

October 12, 1983: Lone Star Café, New York City, NY with Johnny Winter, Walter Trout, John Mayall
The show was recorded and later released on Johnny Winter's bootleg: 'The Secret Jam'.


CANNED HEAT #22 (1985 - 1986)
1) Adolfo de la Parra
2) Skip Jones bass
3) Henry Vestine
4) James Thornbury (aka James T) lead vocals, slide guitar, flute



February 6, 1986: Terry & Zeke's Friendly Tavern, Tucson, AZ with The Tommy Tucker Blues Band


CANNED HEAT #23 (1986 - 1987)
1) Adolfo de la Parra
2) Henry Vestine
3) James Thornbury
4) Larry Taylor
5) Ronnie Barron


December 31, 1986: Blue & Gold Fleet Pier # 39, San Francisco, CA with Panzer "Rock The Boat On The Bay" 


May 29, 1987: The Chance, Poughkeepsie, NY with Country Joe, Spirit "The Psychedelic Experience Roadshow"

May 31, 1987: unknown venue, Grawg Park, NY with Country Jo, Spirit "The Psychedelic Experience Roadshow"


June 2, 1987: unknown venue, Philadelphia, PA with Country Joe, Spirit "The Psychedelic Experience Roadshow"




CANNED HEAT #24 (1987 - 1988)
1) Adolfo de la Parra
2) Henry Vestine
3) Larry Taylor
4) James Thornbury


September 12, 1987: Capitol, Hannover, West Germany


September 13, 1987: Volkshaus, Zurich, Switzerland


September 27, 1987: Biskuithalle, Bonn, West Germany
The show was recorded and later released on their album: '2 Blues Festival - Live In Bonn'.

October 5, 1987: The Mean Fiddler, Harlesdon, UK


October ??, 1987: unknown venue, Kassel, West Germany
The show was recorded and later released on their album: 'Boogie Up The Country' (1995).

unknown date 1987: unknown venue, Milano, Italy




CANNED HEAT #25 (1988 - 1991)
1) Adolfo de la Parra
2) Larry Taylor
3) James Thornbury
4) Junior Watson lead guitar


March 7, 1988: Moutanas Club, Seattle, WA with Country Joe

October 1, 1988: Nordpfalzhalle, Hallgarten, Germany with V-Lenz-Band


November 13, 1988: Wow Hall, 8th & Lincoln, Eugene, OR


March 8, 1989: Starview Showroom, Riverside Resort Hotel & Casino, Laughlin, NV with Buffalo Springfield Revisited  


unknown date, 1989: Grosse Freiheit 36, Hamburg, Germany


August 17, 1989: Wetlands Preserve, New York City, NY with Cliff Eberhardt "Celebrating Woodstock 20th"


August 20, 1989: Olympic Velodrome, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA with It's A Beautiful Day, Band Of Gypsies with Buddy Miles, Blood Sweat and Tears, Tribute to Jimi Hendrix with Jack Hammer, Big Brother & The Holding Company, John Sabastian, Country Joe, Sha Na Na, Richi Havens, Melainie, Jack Hammer

unknown date, 1990: Fabrik, Hamburg, Germany


April ??, 1990: unknown venue, Sidney, Australia
The show was recorded and later released on their album: 'Burnin’ (1993).

August 20, 1990: Olympic Velodrome, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Los Angeles, CA with Wavy Gravy (Master of Ceremonies), It's A Beautiful Day, Band of Gypies with Buddy Miles, Blood Sweat and Tears, Tribute To Jimi Hendrix with Jack Hammer, Big Brother & The Holding Company, John Sebastian, Country Joe, Sha Na Na, Richie Havens, Melanie, Jack Hammer

October 25, 1990: Capitol, Mannheim, Germany with Dr. Feelgood, Stan Webb's Chicken Shack, plus opening act "Blues & Boogie Night"  


CANNED HEAT #26 (aka #24) (1991)
1) Adolfo de la Parra
2) Larry Taylor
3) Harvey Mandel
4) James Thornbury


CANNED HEAT #27 (1991 - 1992)
1) Adolfo de la Parra
3) Larry Taylor
3) James Thornbury
4) Ronnie Shumake (aka The Iceman) vocals, double bass, bass


September 17, 1991: unknown venue, Byron Bay, Australia

September 18, 1991: unknown venue, Coffs Harbour, Australia


September 19, 1991: unknown venue, Gold Coast, Australia


September 20, 1991: unknown venue, Newcastle, Australia


September 21, 1991: unknown venue, Brisbane, Australia


September 22, 1991: unknown venue, Townsville, Australia


September 23, 1991: unknown venue, Cairns, Australia


September 25, 1991: unknown venue, Darwin, Australia


September 26, 1991: unknown venue, Whyalla, Australia


September 27-28, 1991: unknown venue, Adelaide, Australia


September 29-30, 1991: unknown venue, Perth, Australia


October 1, 1991: unknown venue, Sydney, Australia


October 2, 1991: unknown venue, Parramatta, Australia


October 3, 1991: unknown venue, Campbelltown, Australia


October 4, 1991: unknown venue, Wollongong, Australia


October 5, 1991: unknown venue, Purga Creek, Australia


October 5, 1991: unknown venue, Sunshine Coast, Australia


October 6, 1991: Cameron Park Raceway, Cameron Park, Australia


October 7, 1991: unknown venue, Gladesville, Australia


October 9, 1991: unknown venue, Penrith, Australia


October 10, 1991: unknown venue, Canberra, Australia


October 11, 1991: unknown venue, Mill Park, Australia


October 12-13, 1991: unknown venue, Melbourne, Australia


October 13, 1991: unknown venue, Albury, Australia


November 22, 1991: Capitol, Hannover, Germany with Chicken Shack


December 3, 1991: The Town and Country Club 2, Highbury and Islington, UK


CANNED HEAT #28 (1992 - 199?)
1) Adolfo de la Parra
2) Larry Taylor
3) James Thornbury
4) Ronnie Shumake
5) Becky Barksdale vocals, guitar


September 16, 1992: Capitol, Mannheim, Germany

October 15, 1992: Pumpe, Kiel, Germany

October 16, 1992: Grosse Freiheit 36, Hamburg, Germany

October 17, 1992: Stadthalle, Rheinberg, Germany

October 18, 1992: Tempodrom, Berlin, Germany

October 20 1992: Capitol, Halle, Germany

October 21, 1992: Ostwerk, Augsburg, Gerrmany

October 22, 1992: Longhorn, Stuttgart, Germany

October 24, 1992: Muhle Hunzigen, Rubigen, Switerzland

October 25, 1992: Mercato Coperto, Mendrisio, Switzerland

October 27, 1992: Rockhaus, Wien, Austria

October 28, 1992: Kulturhaus, Radentheim, Austria

October 29, 1992: Orpheum, Graz, Austria

October 30, 1992: Europahaus, Mayrhofen, Austria

October 31, 1992: Kiew, Rothis, Austria

November 2, 1992: Sinkkasten, Frankfurt, Germany

November 3, 1992: Alte Malzerei, Regensburg, Germany

November 4, 1992: Komm, Nurnberg, Germany

November 5, 1992: Live Music Hall, Koln, Germany

November 6, 1992: Capitol, Hannover, Germany

November 7, 1992: Rider's Cafè, Lubeck, Germany

November 8, 1992: Logo, Hamburg, Germany

November 10, 1992: Musikcafen, Kopenhagen, Denmark

November 11, 1992: Svea Kelleren, Norrkoping, Sweden

November 12, 1992: Rackis, Uppsala, Sweden

November 13, 1992: Bengans Musik, Goteborg, Sweden

November 14, 1992: Rockefeller, Oslo, Norway

November 17, 1992: Live Station, Dortmund, Germany

November 18, 1992: unknown venue, unknown city, Belgium 


CANNED HEAT #29 (199? (one gig only))
1) Adolfo de la Parra
2) Larry Taylor
3) James Thornbury
4) Ronnie Shumake
5) Smokey Hormel vocals, guitar


CANNED HEAT #30 (199? - 1995)
1) Adolfo de la Parra
2) James Thorbury
3) Ronnie Shumake
4) Henry Vestine
5) Junior Watson



January 11, 1994: unknown venue, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, UK with Annie Crummer & Band, Smokin' Jacket, Latter Day Sinners, The Original Fat Sally, The Hot Tamales, Coalrangers, and more "Ellesmere Music Festival"

February 15, 1994: unknown venue, Warrnambool, VIC, Australia

February 16, 1994: unknown venue, St Kilda, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

February 17, 1994: Esplanade Hotel, St Kilda, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

February 18, 1994: unknown venue, North Ballarat, VIC, Australia

February 19, 1994: unknown venue, St Kilda Beach, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

February 19, 1994: unknown venue, Richmond, VIC, Australia

March 16, 1994: Alte Malzerei, Regensburg, Germany

March 17, 1994: Komm, Nurnberg, Germany

March 18, 1994: Stadthalle, Gotha, Germany

March 19, 1994: Comma, Gera, Germany

March 20, 1994: Haus der Einheit, Chemnitz, Germany

March 22, 1994: Jakobshof, Aachen, Germany

March 23, 1994: Vier Linden, Hildesheim, Germany

March 24, 1994: Easy Schorre, Halle, Germany

March 25, 1994: Lindenpark, Potsdam, Germany

March 26, 1994: Grosse Freiheit 36, Hamburg, Germany

March 28, 1994: Traumfabrik, Kiel, Germany

March 29, 1994: Hyde Park, Osnabruck, Germany 

March 30, 1994: Sinkkasten, Frankfurt, Germany

March 31, 1994: Live Station, Dortmund, Germany

April 2, 1994: Lataarn, Hellendoorn, Netherlands

April 3, 1994: Babbeltje, Roermond, Netherlands

April 4, 1994: Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands

April 5, 1994: Exil, Trier, Germany

April 6, 1994: Haus der Jugend, Ludwigshafen, Germany

April 7, 1994: Stadthalle, Esslingen, Germany

April 8, 1994: Charterhalle, Munchen, Germany

April 9, 1994: Stadtsaal, Lienz, Austria

April 10, 1994: Metropol, Wien, Austria

April 11, 1994: Utopia, Innsbruck, Austria

April 12, 1994: Vinomnasaal, Rankweil, Austria

April 14, 1994: Kammgarn, Schaffhausen, Switzerland

April 15, 1994: Bahnhof, Melchnau, Switzerland

April 16, 1994: Muhle Hunzigen, Rubigen, Swtizerland

April 19, 1994: Irish Centre, Leeds, UK

April 20, 1994: Waterfront, Norwich, UK

April 21, 1994: Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth, UK with Walter Trouth

April 22, 1994: Robin Hood, Brierley Hill, UK

April 23, 1994: Assembly Hall, Feltham, West London, UK

April 24, 1994: Kings Hotel, Newport, UK

April 25-26, 1994: Dr. Feelgood Music Bar, Canvey Island, UK

April 26-30, 1994: Ireland tour.....possibly cancelled (at least the first day for sure)

May 1, 1994: unknown venue, Louvain, Belgium "festival"

June 10, 1994: unknown venue, Sinsheim, Germany "open air"

June 11, 1994: Stadthalle, Wels, Austria

June 12, 1994: Stadthalle, Wien, Austria

June 14, 1994: Akzente, Tuttlingen, Germany

June 15, 1994: Hyde Park, Osnabruck, Germany

June 22, 1996: Musikgalerie, Uelzen, Germany

June 23, 1994: Universitat, Leipzig, Gerrmany

June 24, 1994: unknown venue, Wegberg, Germany "open air"

June 26, 1994: unknown venue, Budapest, Hungary "festival"

June 29, 1994: unknown venue, Belgrade, Serbia "Woodstock Package Tour"

July 1, 1994: unknown venue, Rome, Italy "Woodstock Package Tour"

July 2, 1994: Lieder im Park, Tambach, Germany with Melanie, Ten Years After, Lovin' Spoonful, Country Joe "Woodstock Package Tour"

July 3, 1994: unknown venue, Graz, Austria "Woodstock Package Tour"


CANNED HEAT #31 (1995 - OCT 1996)
1) Adolfo de la Parra
2) Larry Taylor
3) Junior Watson
4) Henry Vestine
5) Robert Lucas vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica
6) Mark Goldberg bass



January 18, 1996: Grosse Freiheit 36, Hamburg, Germany

January 22, 1996: Live Station, Dortmund, Germany

January 24, 1996: Hirsch, Nuernberg, Germany

January 25, 1996: Schlachthof, Muenchen, Germany

February 8, 1996: The Bottom Line, Sheperd's Bush, London, UK with Vincent Flatt's Final Drive


May 4, 1996: Ferme de la Madelonne, Sterpigny, Gouvy, Belgium with El Fish Blues Band


May 16, 1996: MZH Marbach, Marbach am Neckar, Germany with Blue Monday Blues Band


CANNED HEAT #32 (OCT 1996 - OCT 20, 1997)
1) Adolfo de la Parra
2) Larry Taylor
3) Junior Watson
4) Henry Vestine
5) Robert Lucas
6) Greg Kage bass


August 16, 1997 (approximate date): Music On Main, 1 Main Street, Frisco, CO "Frisco Block Party"

October 1, 1997: La Laiterie, Strasbourg, France


October 2, 1997: Le Plan, Ris-Orangis, Paris, France


October 3, 1997: Cabaret Run ar Puns, Chateaulin, France


October 4, 1997: La Luciole, Alencon, France


October 5, 1997: unknown old movie theatre, Lille, France


October 7, 1997: Akersloot (?), Beverwijk, Amsterdam, Holland


October 9, 1997: Cricketers, Bordeaux, France


October 10, 1997: Le Doppler, Montauban, France   


October 11, 1997: Chorus, Sedan, France


October 12, 1997: Thorngate Hall, Portsmouth, UK "Folk, Rock & Blues Festival"


October 13, 1997: The Cellar Club, South Shields, UK


October 14, 1997: Shepherds Bush Empire, Shepherd's Bush Green, London, UK with The Hamsters


October 15, 1997: The Robin R 'n' B Club, Robin Hood Inn, Merry Hill, Brierley Hill near Dudley, West Midlands, UK with Vincent Flatt's Final Drive


October 16, 1997: Salle Ten Weyngaert, Brussels, Belgium


October 17, 1997: Blues Program, Tamines, Belgium


October 18, 1997: Ferme de la Madelonne, Sterpigny, Gouvy, Belgium 


October 20, 1997: unknown venue, Paris, France
Following this final gig of a European tour, a tired and cancer stricken Henry Vestine died in Paris hotel for a heart attack caused by a respiratory failure.


CANNED HEAT #33 (OCT 21, 1997 - JUN 1999)
1) Adolfo de la Parra
2) Larry Taylor
3) Robert Lucas
4) Greg Kage
5) Junior Watson



October 1, 1998: Boondocks Lounge, Tucson, AZ


CANNED HEAT #34 (JUN 1999 - SEPT 1999)
1) Adolfo de la Parra
2) Greg Kage
3) Harvey Mandel
4) Robert Lucas
5) Paul Bryant lead guitar



June 25, 1999: Grizzly Rose, Denver, CO with Country Joe

July 24, 1999: Grote Markt, Antwerp, Belgium


CANNED HEAT #35 (SEPT 1999 - ca. NOV 2005)
1) Adolfo de la Parra
2) Greg Kage
3) John Paulus guitar
4) Dallas Hodge guitar
5) Stanley Behrens sax, flute


December 9, 1999: Rolling Stone, Milano, Italy

December 10, 1999: Cine Teatro Nuovo, Chiari, Italy

December 12, 1999: Millenium, Teramo, Italy

December 13, 1999: Teatro Mediterraneo, Napoli, Italy

July 1, 2000: Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II, Rovigo, Italy

July 7, 2000: unknown venue, Torrita, Siena, Italy "Torrita Blues Festival"

July 8, 2000: unknown venue, Carmagna, Italy "Biker Festival"

July 9, 2000: unknown venue, Liri Island, Italy "Liri Blues Festival"

July 27, 2000: unknown venue, Narcao, Italy "Narcao Blues Festival"

July 30, 2000: Summertime, Alcamo, Italy

June 8, 2001: The Town Hall, Cheltenham, UK with Dr. Feelgood, Kursal Flyers, John Otway


October 5, 2001: Blues Garage, Isernhagen, Germany


October 6, 2001: unknown venue, Katowice, Poland "Annual Rawa Blues Festival" 


June 2, 2002: Hidden Valley Ski Resort, Vernon, NJ with Country Joe June 4, 2002: B.B. King's Blues Club, Manhattan, New York City, NY with Country Joe

September 2, 2002: Brookhaven Amphitheatre, Farmingville, Long Island, NY with Judy Collins, Ritchie Havens, Country Joe, Odetta, Roger McGuinn, and others "Voices of Peace for Survivors of the Victims of September 11th"

October 20, 2002: Civic Centre Plaza, San Francisco, CA with The Beau Brummels, Big Brother and the Holding Company, Country Joe, The Great Society, the Cast of"Hair", It's A Beautiful Day, Lybia Pense and Coldblood, Tribute to Quicksilver, The Flying Other Brothers, Arthur Lee and Love "The Spirit of Peace: Summer of Love 35th Anniversary"

August 22, 2003: The Intersection, Grand Rapids, MI 


April 15, 2005: The Rock, Copenhagen, Denmark

June 17, 2005: St. Goarshausen, Loreley, Germany with Manfred Mann, Pavlo's Dog, Jefferson Starship, Ten Years After, Country Joe, Big Brother, Iron Butterfly, Nazareth "3 Days of Peace & Love Festival"

June 17, 2005: The Galaxy, Alzey, Germany, with Country Joe, Ten Years After, Iron Butterfly

June 18, 2005: unknown venue, Künzelsau, Germany, with Jefferson Starship, Country Joe, Ten Years After, Iron Butterfly, Barclay James Harvest, Nazareth, Man "Wurth Gelande Festival"

June 19, 2005: The Live Club, Wuppertal, Germany, with Manfred Mann, Country Joe

June 22, 2005: Tennishalle, Baumholder, Germany, with Country Joe

June 23, 2005: Messehalle, Offenburg, Germany, with Country Joe, Ten Years After, Iron Butterfly

June 24, 2005: Thuringhalle, Erfurt, Germany, with Country Joe, Ten Years After, Iron Butterfly

June 25, 2005: Music Hall, Worpswede, Germany, with Country Joe

June 26, 2005: Hutbergbuhne, Kamenz, Germany, with Country Joe, Ten Years After, Iron Butterfly

June 29, 2005: Huxley's, Berlin, Germany, with Country Joe, Ten Years After, Iron Butterfly

July 1, 2005: Haberkasten, Mühldorf/Ahlen, Germany with Country Joe, Ten Years After "outdoor show"

July 2, 2005: Burg Clam, Austria, with Country Joe, Ten Years After, Iron Butterfly "Open-Air Festival"

July 3, 2005: Orpheum, Graz, Austria, with Country Joe, Ten Years After, Iron Butterfly "Legends of Rock"

July 4, 2005: Ice Hockey Stadium Salata, Zagreb, Croatia, with Country Joe, Ten Years After, Iron Butterfly

July 5, 2005: Sport Hall Hala Tivoli 2, Ljubljana, Slovenia, with Country Joe, Ten Years After, Iron Butterfly

October 30, 2005: Speedway Meadows, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA with Country Joe and Friends, Nick Gravenites, Harvey Mandel, Taj Mahal, Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks, The Charlatans, Terry Haggerty and James Preston (Sons of Champlin), Zero II, Squid B. Vicious, Paul Kantner (Jefferson Airplane, Starship), Barry Melton (Country Joe and the Fish) Blue Cheer, (Dickie Peterson, Leigh Stephens), Jorge Santana, George Michalski, Greg Errico (Sly and the Family Stone), Quicksilver Gold, Narada Michael Walden, Natural Act (Hal Wagenet and Hitchell Holman), Jeff Blackburn, Howard Wales, Richi Ray, (Freedom Highway), Ray Manzarek (The Doors), Vince Welnick, (TheTubes and Grateful Dead), Prairie Prince (Tubes), David Denny (Steve Miller), Peter Kaukonen, Iron Butterfly, Sammy Hagar, Herman Eberitzsch (Lee Oskar ,War), Ross Valory (Journey), Ace of Cups, War, Judge Murphy, Stephen Gaskin, David Freiberg (Quicksilver and Starship), Greg Douglass (Steve Miller) Pete Sears (Rod Stewart, Hot Tuna), Bruce Latimer, David and Linda Laflamme (It's A Beautiful Day), Rowan Brothers, Lydia Pense, Annie Samson, Wavy Gravy "A Chet Helms Tribal Stomp"


CANNED HEAT #36 (ca. NOV 2005 - AUTUMN 2008)
1) Adolfo de la Parra
2) Greg Kage
3) Robert Lucas
4) Barry Levenson lead guitar


July 23, 2006: unknown venue, Ingolstadt, Germany with Country Joe

July 25, 2006: unknown venue, Kavarna, Bulgaria with Country Joe

July 28, 2006: unknown venue, Opatja, Croatia with Country Joe

July 29, 2006: unknown venue, Graz, Austria with Country Joe

August 3, 2006: Asser Levy Seaside Park, Brooklyn, New York City, NY with Mitch Ryder, Rare Earth, Felix Cavaliere's Rascals, Lovin' Spoonful, Mountain with Leslie West and Corky Lane, Badfinger with Joey Molland, Melanie, Country Joe, Denny Laine and Master of Ceremonies Wavy Gravy "First Annual Hippiefest"

August 4, 2006: Meadowbrook Musical Arts Center, Gilford, NH with Mitch Ryder, Rare Earth, Felix Cavaliere's Rascals, Lovin' Spoonful, Mountain with Leslie West and Corky Lane, Badfinger with Joey Molland, Melanie, Country Joe, Denny Laine and Master of Ceremonies Wavy Gravy "First Annual Hippiefest"

August 10, 2006: Fingers Lakes Performing Arts Center, Canandaigua, NY with Mitch Ryder, Rare Earth, Felix Cavaliere's Rascals, Lovin' Spoonful, Mountain with Leslie West and Corky Lane, Badfinger with Joey Molland, Melanie, Country Joe, Denny Laine and Master of Ceremonies Wavy Gravy "First Annual Hippiefest"

August 11, 2006: Mountain Laurel Center, Bushkill, PA with Mitch Ryder, Rare Earth, Felix Cavaliere's Rascals, Lovin' Spoonful, Mountain with Leslie West and Corky Lane, Badfinger with Joey Molland, Melanie, Country Joe, Denny Laine and Master of Ceremonies Wavy Gravy "First Annual Hippiefest"

August 12, 2006: Seven Springs Resort, Champion, PA with Mitch Ryder, Rare Earth, Felix Cavaliere's Rascals, Lovin' Spoonful, Mountain with Leslie West and Corky Lane, Badfinger with Joey Molland, Melanie, Country Joe, Denny Laine and Master of Ceremonies Wavy Gravy "First Annual Hippiefest"

August 13, 2006: Brookhaven Amphitheater, Farmingville, NY with Mitch Ryder, Rare Earth, Felix Cavaliere's Rascals, Lovin' Spoonful, Mountain with Leslie West and Corky Lane, Badfinger with Joey Molland, Melanie, Country Joe, Denny Laine and Master of Ceremonies Wavy Gravy "First Annual Hippiefest"

August 25, 2006: New England Dodge Music Center, Hartford, Connecticut with Mitch Ryder, Rare Earth, Felix Cavaliere's Rascals, Lovin' Spoonful, Mountain with Leslie West and Corky Lane, Badfinger with Joey Molland, Melanie, Country Joe, Denny Laine and Master of Ceremonies Wavy Gravy "First Annual Hippiefest"

August 27, 2006: DTE Music Theater, Clarkston, Michigan with Mitch Ryder, Rare Earth, Felix Cavaliere's Rascals, Lovin' Spoonful, Mountain with Leslie West and Corky Lane, Badfinger with Joey Molland, Melanie, Country Joe, Denny Laine and Master of Ceremonies Wavy Gravy "First Annual Hippiefest"

September 30, 2006: Wildwood Springs Lodge, Steelville, MO with Country Joe

October 7, 2006: Royal Oak Music Theater, Royal Oak, MI with Big Brother and The Holding Company, Arthur Brown, The Third Power, Russ Gibb (guest of honor), Dave Miller (MC) "Grande Ballroom 40th Anniversary"


September 2, 2007: Speedway Meadows, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA with Moby Grape, Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks, Taj Mahal, New Riders Of The Purple Sage, The Charlatans, Country Joe McDonald and others "40th Anniversary: Summer of Love"

October 10, 2007: Blue Note Club, Poznan, Poland


CANNED HEAT #37 (AUTUMN 2008 - 2009)
1) Adolfo de la Parra
2) Greg Kage
3) Barry Levenson
4) Harvey Mandel
5) Larry Taylor
6) Dale Spalding vocals, guitar, harmonica


CANNED HEAT #38 (2009 - PRESENT)
1) Adolfo de la Parra
2) Dale Spalding
3) Harvey Mandel
4) Larry Taylor
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5) John Paulus bass (filling in for Larry Taylor for a few gigs in October 2010 an also for Harvey Mandel for a few gigs in 2013 (one on November 2))
 
 
August 8, 2009: unknown venue, Kitchner, ON, Canada with Ronnie Hawkins, Big Gilson, Leon Redbone, Elvin Bishop "9th Annual Kitchner Blues Festival"

July 7, 2010: unknown venue, Suwalki, Poland "Annual Suwalki Blues Festival"


September 2, 2010: Train, Arhus, Denmark


November 2, 2013: Teatret, Horsens, Denmark


October 22, 2015: Tivoli Theatre, Brisbane, Australia


October 24, 2015: Windsor Fuction Centre, Windsor, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia "7th Annual Sydney Blues And Roots Festival"


October 25, 2015: The Basement, Sydney, Australia


October 26, 2015: Theatre Playhouse, Canberra, Australia


October 27, 2015: Brass Monkey, Sydney, Australia


October 28, 2015: Factory Theatre, Sydney, Australia


October 29, 2015: Corner Hotel, Melbourne, Australia


October 30-31, 2015: open concert on the street, Wangaratta, Australia "26th Annual Wangaratta Jazz and Blues Festival"


November 1, 2015: The Gov, Adelaide, Australia