Mark 1   Mark 2   Mark 3   Mark 4   (New DP)   Mark 5   Mark 6   Mark 7   Mark 8   Mark 9   Mark 10


Deep Purple Mark 1

 




April/May 1968

  in April and May 1968 they played concerts under the name "Roundabout"

  11 scandinavian concerts and a TV appearance (between April 20 and May 6)
    ... incl. Gothenburg, Nimb Club (Tivoli)


20 Apr 1968

28 Apr 1968

  Tåstrup (Taastrup), Vestpoppen Parkskolen Club - DENMARK  Denmark Tour 1968 
    + Lemon Line, Rhythm & Blues Section, Independence
  Roskilde, Fjordvilla Club, Beat Hall - DENMARK
    + Parrots, Tripping Souls, Gang


3 May 1968

4 May 1968

5 May 1968

? May 1968
  Copenhagen, Studenterforenigen, Store Sal - DENMARK
    + Beefeaters, Povl Dissing
  Store Heddinge, Hotel Stevns, club dynamite - DENMARK
    + Day of Phoenix, Purple Track, Flames Combo
  Ringsted, Anlaegspavillonen, Beat House - DENMARK
    + Beefeaters, Teenmakers
  Danish TV - DENMARK



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18 June 1968
20 June 1968
25 June 1968
  BBC Radio, Studio 1 (recorded, aired June 30 "Top Gear") - UK
  BBC Radio - UK
  BBC Radio, Studio 5 (recorded, aired July 1-4 "David Symond's Show") - UK


6 July 1968

15 July 1968
? July 1968
? July 1968
  London, Roundhouse - UK
    + Byrds, The Gun, The Deviants
  BBC Radio - UK
  Dutch TV - NETHERLAND
  Ramsgate - UK


3 Aug 1968

10 Aug 1968

  Warrington, The Lion Hotel, Red Lion - UK
    + Sweetshop
  Sunbury, Kempton Park Racecourse & Marquee, "8. NJF Festival" (2 shows) - UK
    + Joe Cocker, T. Rex, Ten Years After, Jeff Beck, The Nice, Ginger Baker ...



    Shades of Deep Purple - Sep 1968 (UK)


21 Sep 1968

27 Sep 1968
28 Sep 1968
  Bern, Festhalle, "Swiss Pop Festival" - SWITZERLAND
    + Small Faces, Dave Dee Group, The Flirtations
  Birmingham, Mother's Club - UK
  Plymouth, Van Dyke Club - UK


4 Oct 1968
17 Oct 1968
18 Oct 1968

19 Oct 1968

20 Oct 1968

23 Oct 1968
27 Oct 1968

  Battersea, ILEA College - UK
  US TV "The Dating Game" - USA
  Los Angeles - Inglewood, Forum - California, USA    CD 
    + Cream, Buddy Miles Express
  Los Angeles - Inglewood, Forum - California, USA
    + Cream, Buddy Miles Express
  San Diego, Sports Arena - California, USA
    + Cream, Buddy Miles Express
  New York City, Playboy Club, US TV "Playboy After Dark" - New York, USA
  San Francisco, "International Pop Festival" - California, USA
    + Chambers Brothers, Canned Heat, Procul Harum, Creedence Clearwater Revival ...


1 Nov 1968
2 Nov 1968
3 Nov 1968
? Nov 1968
8 Nov 1968
9 Nov 1968
10 Nov 1968

11 Nov 1968

13 Nov 1968

15 Nov 1968

? Nov 1968
? Nov 1968
22 Nov 1968

23 Nov 1968

24 Nov 1968

28 Nov 1968

29 Nov 1968

30 Nov 1968

  Cleveland, Grande Ballroom - Ohio, USA
  Cleveland, Grande Ballroom - Ohio, USA
  Cleveland, Grande Ballroom - Ohio, USA
  Cleveland, "Upbeat" US TV - Ohio, USA
  Seattle, Eagles Auditorium - Washington, USA
  Seattle, Eagles Auditorium - Washington, USA
  Phoenix, Teen Pavilion, "State Fair" - Arizona, USA
    + The Hook, Comfortable Chair
  Phoenix, Teen Pavilion, "State Fair" - Arizona, USA
    + The Hook, Conmortable Chair
  Sacramento, SSC, Men's Gym - California, USA
    + Roger Collins
  Salt Lake City, Terrace Ballroom - Utah, USA
    + The Saints
  club dates (Oregon, Vancouver, Toronto ...) - USA, CANADA
  St. Paul - Minnesota, USA
  Los Angeles, UCLA, AU Grand Ballroom, "Bruin Week" - California, USA
    + Glass Family
  Davis (Sacramento), UC Davis, Freeborn Hall - California, USA
    + Roger Collins
  Los Angeles, The Bank, Free Clinic Benefit - California, USA
    + Blues Image, Damn Truth
  San Francisco, Fillmore West - California, USA
    + It's A Beautiful Day, Cold Blood
  San Francisco, Fillmore West - California, USA
    + It's A Beautiful Day, Cold Blood
  San Francisco, Fillmore West - California, USA
    + It's A Beautiful Day, Cold Blood



    The Book of Taliesyn - Dec 1968 (US), July 1969 (UK)


1 Dec 1968

6 Dec 1968

7 Dec 1968

11 Dec 1968

13 Dec 1968

14 Dec 1968

16 Dec 1968
18 Dec 1968

20 Dec 1968

21 Dec 1968

22 Dec 1968

24 Dec 1968
25 Dec 1968
26 Dec 1968
27 Dec 1968
28 Dec 1968
29 Dec 1968
30 Dec 1968
31 Dec 1968

  San Francisco, Fillmore West - California, USA
    + It's A Beautiful Day, Cold Blood
  Chicago, Kinetic Playground - Illinois, USA
    + Buddy Miles Express
  Chicago, Kinetic Playground - Illinois, USA
    + Buddy Miles Express
  Evansville, ABC Shopping Center - Indiana, USA
    + Steel Head Band
  Detroit, The Grande Ballroom (2 shows) - Michigan, USA
    + Lee Michaels
  Detroit, The Grande Ballroom - Michigan, USA
    + Lee Michaels
  US TV "The Merv Griffin Show" - USA
  Oswego, Lee Hall - New York, USA
    + Friend & Lover
  New York City, Fillmore East (2 shows) - New York, USA
    + Creedence Clearwater Revival, James Cotton Blues Band
  New York City, Fillmore East (2 shows) - New York, USA
    + Creedence Clearwater Revival, James Cotton Blues Band
  Toronto, The Rockpile - Ontario, CANADA
    + Transfusion, Barbara Acklin
  New York City, The Electric Circus (2 shows) - New York, USA
  New York City, The Electric Circus (2 shows) - New York, USA
  New York City, The Electric Circus (2 shows) - New York, USA
  New York City, The Electric Circus (2 shows) - New York, USA
  New York City, The Electric Circus (2 shows) - New York, USA
  New York City, The Electric Circus (2 shows) - New York, USA
  New York City, The Electric Circus (2 shows) - New York, USA
  New York City, The Electric Circus, "New Years Eve" - New York, USA
    + Sirocco, The Mighty Tornados

 


8 Jan 1969
14 Jan 1969
18 Jan 1969
  BBC Radio appearance (interview with Rod Evans) - UK
  BBC Radio, Studio 4 (recorded, aired Feb 9 and Mar 23 "John Peel's Top Gear") - UK
  Crewe - UK


1 Feb 1969

2 Feb 1969
6 Feb 1969
7 Feb 1969

8 Feb 1969

9 Feb 1969
11 Feb 1969
12 Feb 1969
15 Feb 1969

21 Feb 1969
22 Feb 1969
23 Feb 1969
  Copenhagen, Gladsaxe Teen Club, Denmark TV appearance - DENMARK
    + Peter Belli & Four Roses, Ache
  Copenhagen, Gladsaxe Teen Club, Denmark TV appearance - DENMARK
  Birmingham, Top Rank, Radio Show "R1 Club" (aired live) - UK
  Sheffield, City Hall - UK
    + Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers
  Wolverhampton, College of Technology, Main Hall, "End of Rag Ball" - UK
    + Jason Cord & First Chapter
  Syracuse, LeMoyne College Athletic Center - New York, USA
  BBC Radio, Studio 4 (recorded, aired Feb 17-20 "Sounds Like Tony Brandon") - UK
  Cardiff - UK
  London, University College, "Grand Valentine's Rag Ball" - UK
    + The Nice, Tuesdays Children, Cymbaline
  BBC Radio appearance - UK
  Newcastle, Mayfair - UK
  Argus, Butterfly - UK


1 Mar 1969
7 Mar 1969
13 Mar 1969

14 Mar 1969
15 Mar 1969
20 Mar 1969
21 Mar 1969
22 Mar 1969

  Milford Haven, Kay Club - UK
  London, Goldsmiths' College - UK
  Newcastle, City Hall, "John Peel Show" - UK
    + Spooky Tooth, Chicken Shack, Duster Bennet, Junco Partners
  Redditch - UK
  Rutherford - UK
  London, Speakeasy - UK
  Swansea - UK
  Brighton, College of Technology - UK
    + Deviants, Extreme Sound, New City Jazzmen


1 Apr 1969
2 Apr 1969

3 Apr 1969

4 Apr 1969

5 Apr 1969


6 Apr 1969

11 Apr 1969

12 Apr 1969
13 Apr 1969

14 Apr 1969

15 Apr 1969
18 Apr 1969

19 Apr 1969

25 Apr 1969

26 Apr 1969

28 Apr 1969
29 Apr 1969
30 Apr 1969
  Tacoma, Eastern Washington State College - Washington, USA
  Olympia, Evergreen Ballroom - Washington, USA
    + The Bards, Merrilee Rush
  Seatle, Seatle Arena - Washington, USA
    + Jeff Beck, John Mayall
  Vancouver, Agradome - British Columbia, CANADA
    + Jeff Beck, John Mayall
| Salem, Armory Auditorium, "Spring Rock Festival" - Oregon, USA
    + Coullage Revue, Heavy Co.
| Eugene, Armory - Oregon, USA
  Edmonton, Fieldhouse - Alberta, CANADA
    + Vanilla Fudge
  Santa Clara, County Fairgrounds - California, USA
    + It's A Beautiful Day, Country Weather Fritz
  Astoria, Armory - Oregon, USA
  Portland, The Temple - Oregon, USA (2 shows)
    + The Action Company
  Bellingham, Western Washington State College (WWSC), Gym - Washington, USA
    + Kaleidoscope, David Lindley
  Cheney, Eastern Washington State College - Washington, USA
  Pasadena, The Rose Palace - California, USA
    + John Mayall, Sanpaku
  Pasadena, The Rose Palace - California, USA
    + John Mayall, Sanpaku
  Fresno, Convention Center - California, USA
    + It's A Beautiful Day, Cold Blood, Wild Honey
  San Diego, Community Concourse - California, USA
    + John Mayall
  Redding, Shasta College - California, USA
  Ashland, South Oregon College - Oregon, USA
  Chico, State College - California, USA
 

3 May 1969
4 May 1969

9 May 1969
10 May 1969
11 May 1969
15 May 1969
16 May 1969
18 May 1969

23 May 1969

24 May 1969

25 May 1969
29 May 1969
  Pittsburgh, Mellon University, Carnegie Room - Pennsylvania, USA
  Providence, The Warehouse - Rhode Island, USA
    + Quill, The Little People
  Melbourne, Civic Auditorium - Florida, USA
  Nassau, Community College, The Hangar - New York, USA
  Toronto, The Rockpile - Ontario, CANADA
  Cedar Rapids, Coe College, Sinclair Auditorium - Florida, USA
  Westmont, Blue Village - Illinois, USA
  Minneapolis, Labor Temple - Minnesota, USA
    + The Serfs
  New York City, The Felt Forum, "Somethin' Else" - New York, USA
    + Neil Young, Crazy Elephant, Bill Deal & The Rhondells
  New York City, The Felt Forum, "Somethin' Else" - New York, USA
    + Neil Young, Crazy Elephant, Bill Deal & The Rhondells
  Norfolk - Virginia, USA
  Buffalo, Gillian's - New York, USA



    Deep Purple - June 1969 (US), Nov 1969 (UK)


10 June 1969
14 June 1969

20 June 1969
23 June 1969
24 June 1969

26 June 1969
27 June 1969
28 June 1969
30 June 1969
  Cambridge, College - UK
  Birmingham, Mother's Club - UK
    + Group Therapy
  Brussels, Revolution Club - BELGIUM
  London, Christchurch College - UK
| BBC Radio, Studio 5 (recorded, aired July 1,3,4 "Sounds Like Tony Brandon") - UK
| West Hampstead, Railway Hotel, Klooks Kleek - UK
  West Hampstead, Railway Hotel, Klooks Kleek - UK
  Swansea - UK
  London, Revolution Club - UK
  BBC Radio, Studio 5 (recorded, aired July 7 "Chris Grant's Tasty Pop Sundae") - UK


4 July 1969
  Cardiff, Top Rank, Ballroom (BBC Radio ?) - UK