THE INCREDIBLE STRING BAND
Concerts 1966-1974




1970- 1972

1973 - 1974

Dates and venues with blue letter I judge as confirmed, those with white letters have only one source and are uncertain for me.
In ( ) are the sources. Beglad = Be Glad website, msi and ms = marmelade skies website , relics = Relics of the ISB website,
IT = International Times magazine, billboard = Billboard magazine, ad = newspaper or magazine advert, prog = tour or concert
programme,  po = poster, hb = handbill, ti = ticket, bootleg = a bootleg of the concert is available,
w. = with,
??? = have doubts about this concert
1964
12/09/64


Cannongate Tolbooth Museum, Edinburgh, 'Robin Williamson & Clive Palmer' (also some dates before this) (hb)
??/11/64 St. Andrews Folk Club, 'Robin & Clive' (beglad)
1965
10/12/65

Topic Folk Club, Bradford, 'Robin Williamson and his Incredible String Band' 

1966

30/03/66

Dundee Folk Club at Woodlands Hotel (source: DFC archive)
22/05/66 Les Cousins
12/06/66

MacLellan Galleries, Glasgow (BeGlad)
04/11/66

Albert Hall, London supporting Tom Paxton and Judy Collins (prog)
05/11/66

Free Trade Hall, Manchester supporting Tom Paxton and Judy Collins (prog)
08/11/66

Ulster Hall, Belfast supporting Tom Paxton and Judy Collins (prog)
12/11/66

Birmingham Town Hall supporting Tom Paxton and Judy Collins (prog, Birmingham Music Archive)
30/11/66

Dundee Folk Club at Woodlands Hotel (as Mike Heron & Robin Williamson) (DFC diary)
??/??/66

The Temperance Cafe, Falkirk (beglad)

1967

??/01/67

Troubadour Club, Bristol (with Mudge & Clutterbuck) (source: Martin Kingsbury)
17/01/67

Kinema Ballroom, Dumfernline (source: KinemaGigz)
03/02/67

Les Cousins (with the Young Tradition) (beglad)
04/02/67

St Pancras Town Hall (with Alex Campbell and others) (beglad: 4.3., IT)
21/02/67


3 City 4 Folk Club, Hampstead (Ian Woodward)
10/03/67

Les Cousins (with Roy Harper) (beglad, RH gig list)
15/03/67


Sheffield University, w. Bert Jansch and John Renbourn (IT)
02/04/67 Folk Centre, Glasgow (Evening Times)
23/04/67 Folk Centre, Glasgow (newsp., Evening Times)
03/05/67 Folk Club Italiano, Torino (w. Al Stewart)(ad, IT)
12/05/67 Les Cousins (ms)
20/05/67

Les Cousins (with Roy Harper) (beglad, RH gig list, ms)
22/05/67

Royal Festival Hall, Folk Benefit by C. Tawney (w. S. & D. Collins, Al Stewart, J. Felix, Watersons, S. Denny, etc.)(ad)
17/07/67

Newport Folk Festival (RW in an interview, Joe Boyd, NY Times, billboard)
01/08/67

Corries Folk Festival, Edinburgh (bootleg) (relics)
12/08/67

Les Cousins (with Al Stewart and Stefan Grossman)(beglad)
18/08/67

UFO Club London w/ Arthur Brown (beglad, UFO club billings list)
??/08/67

The Phrontisery Folk Club, The Bull, Romford (source: Roy Harper giglist)
01/10/67

Sunday at the Saville Theatre (with Pink Floyd, Tomorrow, Tim Rose, Fairport Conv.)(po, Pink Floyd pro, msi, review)
01/10/67

Speakeasy, London (supported by Joni Mitchell)(source: JM webpage)(msi)
02/10/67

Broadcast of Dutch TV show with "October Song" and Interview (AVRO-TV: "Vjoew")
04/10/67

Queen Elizabeth Hall (with Shirley & Dolly Collins) (po)
05/10/67 Parr Hall, Warrington (w. The Minor Birds, The Hogs-Eye Men) (ti, po, ad)
10/10/67

Recording for Top Gear (Painting Box/Mercy I Cry City/ Chinese White/Nightfall) (broadcast 15/10/67) (relics)
28/10/67

Middle Earth, "ISB with Mimi & Mouse" (with Fairport Convention, Blues Communion, Jeff Dexter)(msi, ad, IT)
11/11/67

Free Trade Hall Manchester (with Bert Jansch, John Renbourn, Al Stewart / s: Manchester Beat) (ti)
18/11/67 Leeds University, (w. Mimi & Mouse, support: The Timebox, Ainsley Dunbar Retaliation)(ad)
19/11/67 Cambridge Union Chamber (msi)
24/11/67 Flight To Lowlands Paradise Festival, Magriethal, Utrecht (po, Utrechts Nieuwsblad)(24-25.11.67)
21/12/67


Roundhouse, London, Vietnam Solidarity Campaign w. Country Joe, Pentangle, Al Stewart, Picadilly Line (CJ show list)
??/11/67

Concert Hall, Glasgow ???
??/11/67 Edinburgh ???
??/11/67

Les Cousins, London ???
??/??/67

Folk Club, University of Essex, Colchester (supporting Paul McNeill)  (source: BBC  folk club memories)

1968

January 1968
14/01/68

Hit House Frederiksberg, Kobenhavn, Denmark (source: Teenmakers Spilleplan, ad)
14/01/68 Beat-Hall, Fjordvilla Roskilde, Denmark (with Ebonies, Rhythm & Blues Section) (source: www.beathouse.dk, ad)
15/01/68

Lund, Sweden (source: Archiv of Academic Society Lund, Studentafton Lund)
??/01/68

Bröndby Pop Club, Denmark (source: DVM)
??/01/68 Belfast
18/01/68

Liberty Hall, Dublin w/ Sweeney's Men, Dr Strangely Strange (po)
26/01/68

Southampton University (with Pink Floyd, Tyrannosaurus Rex) (Pink Floyd giglist, IT-ad: only ISB)
27/01/68

Lake Hall, Birmingham (IT-ad)
February 1968
03/02/68

BBC television « Once More with Felix » (also: Ronnie Barker; missing show)
09/02/68

Free Trade Hall, Manchester (probably not)
10/02/68

Royal Albert Hall, London, "Folk Festival '68" (Watersons Farewell Concerts, the ISB are billed but didn't play)(msi)(ad)
11/02/68


City Hall, Newcastle 
13/02/68

Leicester University w/ The Scaffold, Ron Geesin (msi, www.newhistorylab.org)
17/02/68

Ansom Room, Bristol (w. Ewan McColl, Peggy Seeger, Young Tradition) (IT-ad)
March 1968
01/03/68

Glasgow Concert Hall (poster, different hb: "A Mystical Pantomime")
02/03/68

Manchester Free Trade Hall  (poster)
04/03/68

Recording for John Peel's Nightride (Bid You Goodnight/Won't You Come See/You Get Brighter/All Too Much for Me)
08/03/68

Brighton Dome w. Pentangle (IT)
09/03/68

Philharmonic Hall Liverpool (poster, ticket)(hb: "A Mystical Pantomime")
16/03/68

Birmingham Town Hall (po, hb, BMA: "A Mystical Pantomime")
21/03/68 Albert Hall, London (with Donovan, Tyrannosaurus Rex)(felix, newspaper)
23/03/68

BBC Television “Once more with Felix” (also: Patrick Wymark, missing show)
30/03/68

Royal Festival Hall, London, "A Mystical Pantomime" (support: Tim Buckley resp. guest appearance)(hb, IT-ad, msi)
31/03/68

Royal Festival Hall, London (Beglad: Ian Woodward, Showcase gig for Hangman's Beautiful Daughter)
April 1968




May 1968
04/05/68

Gym S.U.N.Y., Stony Brook University, w. Grateful Dead (source: www.jamvideos.com/deadsetlists, ad)
??/05/68


1. European International Pop Festival, Rome (4. - 10.5.)(IT: Negotiation, Between American Tour Engagements)
12/05/68

Lee Hall, Oswego, NY w. Tim Buckley (Oswego Palladium Times)
13/05/68

WBAI Radio Studio, NY (beglad)(bootleg)(sleeve notes "Tricks of the Senses")
16/05/68

Fillmore Auditorium (West), San Francisco, with Country Joe and the Fish, Albert Collins (poster)
17/05/68

Fillmore Auditorium (West), San Francisco, with Country Joe and the Fish, Albert Collins (poster)
18/05/68

Fillmore Auditorium (West), San Francisco, with Country Joe and the Fish, Albert Collins (poster)
24/05/68

Kaleidoscope, Hollywood (with Them, Sons of Champlin) (poster) (date: Wolfgang's Vault)
25/05/68

Kaleidoscope, Hollywood (with Them, Sons of Champlin) (poster) (date: Wolfgang's Vault)
29/05/68

Troubadour, Los Angeles w. Tim Buckley (ad)
30/05/68

Troubadour, Los Angeles w. Tim Buckley (ad)
31/05/68

Troubadour, Los Angeles w. Tim Buckley (ad)
June 1968
01/06/68

Troubadour, Los Angeles w. Tim Buckley (ad)
02/06/68 Western Recorders, Hollywood (recording session)(Live 1968 booklet)
05/06/68

WBAI Benefit Concert, Fillmore East, New York (po) (bootleg) (broadcast 23/03/69)
21/06/68

First Holiness Kitschgarden For the Liberation Of Love And Peace In Colours, Houtrust Den Haag (po,hb) (maybe 22/06)
23/06/68

Warwick University Arts Festival (IT-ad)
29/06/68

Royal Albert Hall, London (newspaper ad, Times)
July 1968
05/07/68

Queen's Hall, Barnstaple (beglad, IT)
19/07/68

Central Hall, Westminster (Folkfestival w. David Campbell, Doris Henderson, Stephen Delft) (IT)
22/07/68

International Pop and Jazz Festival Mallorca, Spain (22 - 27/06/68, billboard)(canceled because of finan. problems)
August 1968
11/08/68

8th National Jazz Blues & Pop Festival, Sunbury (With Herd, Jethro Tull, Fairport Convention, Traffic etc)(poster)
24/08/68

Magical Mystery Tour (Middle Earth Club, London) (part of a 48 hour “freak out”) (poster, ad) (this or below?)
25/08/68

Magical Mystery Tour (Middle Earth Club, London) (part of a 48 hour “freak out”) (poster, ad)
30/08/68 ABC Regal, Edinburgh (ad, rev in The Scotsman)
September 1968
30/09/68


Sheep Meadow, Central Park NY, w. Jefferson Airplane, Ten Years After, Country Joe (Schenectady Gazette)
October 1968
09/10/68

Sheffield City Hall (ticket, IT, sheffieldhistory.co.uk)
13/10/68

Glasgow Concert Hall, "A Mystical Pantomime" (po)
18/10/68

Manchester Free Trade Hall. (ticket, pro) (Concert Prog. Database, Manchester Beat)
25/10/68

Town Hall, Birmingham (ticket, BMA) (ad: 26-10)
26/10/68

Liverpool Philharmonic Hall (ticket) (ad: 25-10)
27/10/68

Newcastle City Hall (ms, beglad)
30/10/68

Nottingham (beglad)
November 1968
01/11/68

Brighton Dome  (ticket,program, ad)
02/11/68

Royal Albert Hall, London (ad, msi, Times)
09/11/68

Free Trade Hall Manchester (supported by Pentangle) (beglad) (Concert Prog. Database mentions only Pentangle)
26/11/68

Live broadcast from WBAI studios in New York (beglad)
27/11/68

Fillmore East, New York. (hb, elektra promo po, fme showlist) (bootleg)
29/11/68

Lincoln Center´s Philharmonic Hall, New York. (hb, billboard)
December 1968
07/12/68

Jordan Hall / (Boston Tea Party), Boston (Time mag, 13/12/68: "last week") (po) (or 1969?)

1969

February 1969
05/02/69

Recording of  BBC Session (Studio S1, Broadcasting House)
15/02/69

BBC Television “Once more with Felix” (also: Pedro Soler, missing show)
19/02/69

Belfast
March 1969
01/03/69

Colston Hall, Bristol (IT ad, nme)
02/03/69

Fairfield Hall, Croydon (program, ad, IT ad)
05/03/69

Lanchester Polytechnic, Coventry (IT)
05/03/69

Nightride BBC Session (All Writ Down, Dust Be Diamonds, Theta, Fine Fingered Hand) (see: 05/02/69)
08/03/69

Town Hall, Leeds (ti, IT ad, nme)
09/03/69

Rex Theatre, Cambridge (IT ad, nme)
16/03/69

City Hall, Newcastle (ti, IT ad)
23/03/69

De Montfort Hall, Leicester (IT ad)
April 1969
27/04/69

Fillmore East, New York (pro) (bootleg)
May 1969
02/05/69

New England Life Hall, Boston (poster, flyer)(presented by the Boston Tea Party and WBCN Radio)
03/05/69

Alexander Hall, Princeton, New Jersey (Bucks County Courier Times)
04/05/69 Academy of Music, Philadelphia (ad)
06/05/69


Memorial Chapel at Wesleyan University, Middletown (The Hartford Courant)
11/05/69

Fillmore East, New York (fme-pro, hb) (given date for "Waltz of the New Moon"-bootleg)
16/05/69 Ford Auditorium, Detroit (ad)
24/05/69

Fillmore West, San Francisco (poster)
26/05/69

Aquarius Theatre, Los Angeles (poster) [Counterculture Timeline: LA Troubadour, ?]
June 1969
??/06/69

Cambridge Midsummer Pop Festival (po) 8 - 11 June
July 1969
02/07/69

“Pop Proms”, Royal Albert Hall (with Family, Fairport Convention, John Peel) (poster, flyer, ad)
12/07/69

York University (review in Rolling Stone, exact date not confirmed)
19/07/69


Newport Folk Festival (The Cowl, Newport Daily News, Boston Globe)(16.-20.7.)
August 1969
05/08/69

Recording of Peel Session, Maida Vale 4 (Letter, This Moment, Gather Round, Waiting For You, BJD)(TX: 24/08/69)
13/08/69

Carnegie Hall, New York (Mike Heron in an interview, The Times)
16/08/69

Woodstock (po etc)
16/08/69

Singer Bowl Folk Festival, Flushing Meadow Park, NY. (w/ Ian & Sylvia, Sea Train, Odetta, Tim Hardin, Tom Paxton) (ad)
21/08/69


Merryweather Post Pavilion, Columbia (Washington Post)
23/08/69

Philadelphia Folk Festival (poster) (bootleg)
24/08/69

Philadelphia Folk Festival (poster) (bootleg)
27/08/69

Electric Factory, Philadelphia
31/08/69

Texas International Pop Festival, Dallas (poster) (bootleg)
September 1969
03/09/69

The Electric Factory, Philadelphia (Philadelphia Evening Bulletin)
04/09/69

Fillmore East, New York (hb, pro, fme showlist)
05/09/69

New England Life Hall, Boston (po)
07/09/69

Music Hall, Houston (flyer)
08/09/69

Aquarius Theatre, LA (ad, posterscene)
10/09/69

Fillmore West, San Francisco (poster)
13/09/69


6. Annual Big Sur Festival (mentioned in Rolling Stone Oct. 18th 1969) (poster)
14/09/69

Fillmore East, New York (hb, pro, fme showlist)
October 1969
17/10/69

Regal Cinema, Cambridge (hb)
18/10/69


Concertgebouw Amsterdam, support: Fairport Conv. (Leidsche Courant, R. Thompson setlists ) (1st concert in NL?)
19/10/69

City Hall, Sheffield (ticket)
24/10/69

Town Hall, Birmingham (msi, Birmingham Music Archive)
25/10/69

Philharmonic, Liverpool (ticket)
26/10/69

City Hall, Newcastle. (po, msi) (newcastlestuff.com: 25.10.69)
31/10/69

Free Trade Hall, Manchester (poster, ticket, pro) (CP Database)
November 1969
01/11/69

Usher Hall, Edinburgh (po)
02/11/69

New City Hall, Glasgow (msi)
07/11/69

Fairfield Hall, Croydon (msi, IT)
08/11/69

Dome, Brighton. (poster,ti)
15/11/69

Royal Festival Hall, London (program, po, IT, Times)
22/11/69

University of Maryland, Baltimore (po, ti)
23/11/69

Boston Tea Party (poster/www.theamericanrevolution.fm)
25/11/69

Place des Arts, Montreal (Montreal Star, Gesser Fonds)
28/11/69


Ludlow Garage, Cincinnati (citybeat.com)
29/11/69


Ludlow Garage, Cincinnati (citybeat.com)
30/11/69 Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis ('Connie's Insider', hb)
December 1969
04/12/69 University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (newsp.)
07/12/69 Jordan Hall, Boston Tea Party (www.theamericanrevolution.fm/complete BTP schedule) (or 1968?)
10/12/69


Fillmore West, San Francisco (poster)
12/12/69

Public Hall, Cleveland, with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (ad)
14/12/69


Fillmore East, New York (pro, fme showlist) (bootleg video)
31/12/69

Berkeley Community Theatre, San Francisco (bootleg) (relics,sk)
1970 - 1972

1973 - 1974