(First half of the year?) Speakeasy, London: Eddie & The Hot Rods 
31 Roots Hall Stadium, Southend: Alvin Lee Band, Fairport Convention, Budgie, David Bromberg Band 
24 Cardiff Castle Concert: Lineup including Strawbs, Curved Air, Budgie and special guests Hawkwind. 
27-29 Reading Festival: Lineup included Eddie & The Hot Rods, Supercharge, Mighty Diamonds, Mallard, Gong, Van Der Graaf Generator, Phil Manzanera, Camel, Rory Gallagher, AC/DC, Sutherland Bros & Quiver, Ted Nugent, Black Oak Arkansas  
21 100 Club, Oxford Street, London: two-day punk festival, including the Damned.  Had John gone to the first part of the event, he would have caught the Clash, Sex Pistols, Siouxsie & The Banshees and Subway Sect.