Mission of Burma
The Cars
John Lincoln Wright and the Sour Mash Boys
Donna Summer
Arthur Fiedler
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Bonne Raitt
Chick Corea
James Taylor
The J. Geils Band
Tom Rush

To preserve, honor and showcase New England’s musical heritage.

My Experience With the Experience, 1968

AUGUST 24, 1968 We (myself and two high school friends, Dave Farmin and Larry LeGrand – 15/16 years old) were already big fans, but missed Jimi on the first U.S. tour. In the summer of 1968, he is out again. Jimi was touring his second album, Axis: Bold As Love. This time he was headlining and we were not gonna pass up the chance to see him perform. We bought tickets for his show at the Bushnell Memorial Hall, Hartford, Connecticut. We were all living in western Massachusetts and so we decided to make a day of it. We took…

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