The Electric Prunes
Concerts & Performances
July - December 1967

July 19th - 21st, 1967

Venue : 'Happening '67' concert, Convention Hall, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Other Acts : Jefferson Airplane; Buffalo Springfield; Shadows of Knight

Above : Advert for the Happening '67 concert

Above : KDWB psychedelic poster from the above concert with art work by Joaquin

Above : Advert for the above concert from the Minneapolis Tribune - Entertainment-Art-Books (July 9th, 1967)
(courtesy : Joe McMichael)

July 25th, 1967

Venue : Roof Garden Ballroom, Arnolds Park, Iowa, USA


Above : Adverts for the Roof Garden Ballroom concert in the Emmetsburg Democrat on 20th July 1967 (left) and Estherville Daily News on 27th July 1967 (right)

August 4th, 1967

Venue : Somewhere in Canada - coverage of the Clearfield gig (5th August 1967) talks about trouble getting over the border and playing a Canadian gig the night before.

Reported in : The Progress (Clearfield), August 7, 1967

August 5th, 1967

Venue : Clearfield County Fair, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, USA

Set list : The set included Set included 'I Had Too Much To Dream (last Night)', 'Get Me To The World On Time', 'Try Me On For Size' & 'The Great Banana Hoax'.

Above : Advert for the above concert in the Clearfield Progress, 14th July 1967

Advertised & reported in : The Progress (Clearfield), July 27th, 1967 & The Progress (Clearfield), August 7th, 1967

Notes : The newspaper reported "Saturday night's special feature will be The Electric Prunes, five young musicians from California whose "Rock" record "Get Me to the World on Time" hit the top 10 on the record charts this spring." Quint was on drums by this time, Weasel was still in the band and Harvey was still the road manager.

Click here for articles & posters on the Clearfield County Fair (June, July & August 1967)

August 11th - 12th, 1967

Venue : American Legion Hall, South Lake Tahoe, California, USA

Other Acts : Jim Burgett; Lite Show

Above : Poster from the above concert at Lake Tahoe

August 16th, 1967

Venue : JJ's A Go-Go, Rietta Ranch, Hubbardston, Mass, USA

Above : Advert in the Fitchburg Sentinel (26th July, 1967) for the JJ's A Go-Go concert

August 26th - September 6th, 1967

Venue : Will Rogers Coliseum, Fort Worth, USA

Other Acts at the festival : The Doors, The Livin' End, The Seeds, The Standells, The Box Tops, The Grassroots, The McCoys, and Every Mothers Son

Note : Wayland Huey (lead guitarist of the The Livin' End) remembers The Electric Prunes as the best performing band present

Above : Poster from the above concert at Fort Worth

September 3rd, 1967

Venue : Pusi-Kat Club, San Antonio, Texas, USA

Advertised in : San Antonio News, August 28th, 1967

Above : The Electric Prunes on stage at the Pusi-Kat Club in September 1967
as shown in The Beat (October 7th, 1967 - Vol.1 #13)
(Photo courtesy : Randy Niendorff)

October 16th, 1967

Venue : Guest appearence on the 'Woody Woodbury Show' where they performed a live voice to track performance of 'I Had Too Much To Dream (Last Night)'

Above : The Electric Prunes live in Arizona in October 1967 with Tim Bell on the right on guitar

October 28th, 1967

Venue : Crystal Ballroom, 1332 West Burnside Street, Portland 97205, USA

Added Feature : Captain Johnson's Lite Show

Above : Poster from the above concert at the Crystal Ballroom

November 11th, 1967

Venue : Purple Haze Club (Formerly the Riverside Youth Center), Riverside, California, USA

Other Acts : The Caretakers; YB Blues Band

Click here to see the flyer for the above concert at the Purple Haze!

November 13th, 1967

Venue : The Electric Prunes's guest appearence on the 'Pat Boone Show' on WGN-TV Channel 9 was aired. They performed a lip sync performance of the title track from the soon to be released LP 'Mass in F Minor' - 'Kyrie Eleison'. Other guests also appearing on the show were Jerry Lester, Eddie Bracken, Pat Paulsen and Molly Bee

European Tour

Above : The Electric Prunes land at London airport on 23rd November 1967
(Picture credit : Tips Images)

Above : UK tour dates from the European Tour 1967

November 24th, 1967

Venue : The Corn Exchange, Wheeler Street, Cambridge, England

Note : This was the first concert in a 16-date UK tour!

Above : Advert for the Cambridge gig in Melody Maker (25th November 1967)

November 25th, 1967

Venue : Nottingham Britannia Rowing Club, England

Above : Newspaper clip advertising the arrival of The Electric Prunes in November 1967 for their UK tour

November 28th, 1967

Venue : Beacontree Roundhouse and London Speakeasy, London, England

December 1st, 1967

Venue : White Lion, Edgeware, London, England and London Middle Earth, 43 King Street, Covent Garden, London, England

Other Acts : Eclection; Spell; Sensory Armada; DJ John Peel

Above : Advert for the Middle Earth gig in Melody Maker (2nd December 1967)

Above : Advert for the forthcoming Middle Earth gig in The International Times #20 (October 27th - November 9th 1967)

Above : Advert for the Middle Earth gig in The International Times #21 (November 17th - November 30th 1967)

December 2nd, 1967

Venue : Royal Lincs, Cromer, England and Gala, Norwich, England

December 4th, 1967

Venue : The Pavilion, Bath, England

Above : Handbill from The Pavilion concert in 1967

December 5th, 1967

Venue : London Marquee, London, England

Other Acts : The Open Mind

Above : Advert for the Marquee gig in Melody Maker (2nd December 1967)

December 8th, 1967

Venue : Glasgow University, Glasgow, Scotland

December 9th, 1967

Venue : Leyton Baths and Forest Gate Lotus, England

Above : UK tour dates as advertised in 'Disc & Music Echo' (25th November 1967)

December 10th, 1967

Venue : Hoepla, Bellevue TV Studio, Amsterdam. On their 1967 European tour, the band performed 'I Had Too Much To Dream (Last Night)' and 'Long Days Flight' for this Dutch television show but their segment was never aired and the film/tape has since been lost/erased. Other guests included Dragonfly and Helmut Zacharias.

Above : Article announcing the arrival of the Electric Prunes in Holland in Dutch pop newpaper "Witheek" ("Hit Week")

December 10th, 1967

Venue : Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Holland

Other Acts : Soft Machine; Zipps

Click here to see a review and advert from the Dutch pop newpaper "Witheek" ("Hit Week")
for the Electric Prunes concert held at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam on 10th December, 1967

Above : Advert for the Amsterdam concert from 1967 Dutch pop newpaper "Witheek" ("Hit Week")

December 13th, 1967

Venue : Tivolis Koncertsal, Tietgensgade 20, Copenhagen, Denmark

Other Acts : The Move

Above : Poster from the above concert
(courtesy : John Madsen)

December 14th, 1967

Venue : The Concert Hall (Konserthuset), Stockholm, Sweden

Above : Original concert ticket for the Electric Prunes at The Concert Hall, Stockholm

It was here that the legendary album 'Stockholm '67' was recorded by the Swedish Broadcasting Corporation!

Above : The Electric Prunes with some other big names
appearing at the Pusi-Kat Club, Texas in September 1967