Khan is formed, with Steve Hillage, Dick Heninghem, Nick Greenwood and Eric Peachey


First gig at London's Central School of Art


[02] London, Marquee Club [supporting Steamhammer]
[09] Oxford, Town Hall [supporting Caravan, also Gary Wright]
[10] Guildford, Civic Hall [supporting Caravan]
[11] London, Lyceum Strand [supporting Caravan, also Gary Wright]
[17] Liverpool, Philharmonic [supporting Caravan, also Gary Wright]
[18] Stoke-on-Trent, Hanley Victoria Hall [supporting Caravan, also Gary Wright]


[07] Watford, Kingham Hall [supporting Gnidrolog]
[10] Fulham, Greyhound
[22] London, Roundhouse (Implosion) [also: Steamhammer, If, Brotherhood of Breath, Crocodile, Jeff Dexter]


[28] London, Marquee Club [supporting Southern Comfort]


[01] High Wycombe, Town Hall [supporting Lindisfarne]
[02] Kingston Hill, College of Education [supporting Audience]
[14] London, Lyceum [also: Genesis, Van der Graaf Generator]
Dick Heninghem leaves, and Dave Stewart plays keyboards on the album - and on a few concerts


[01] London, Speakeasy
[12] Crewe, College of Education [also: Steamhammer]
[13] Bromley, College of Education [also: Steamhammer]
[14] London, Black Prince


Sessions for "Space Shanty" begin at Command Studios
[--] Ross-on-Wye, Top Spot Ballroom [supporting Caravan]
[17] London, Marquee Club [supporting Caravan]



Sessions for "Space Shanty" continue at Decca's Tollington Park studio
[15] Oxford, St.Claire's Hall [also: Snow Leopard]
Val Stevens joins as new keyboard player


[12] Farnborough, Technical College [supporting Lindisfarne]
[22] Manchester, St.John's College [also: Genesis] (?)
Steve Hillage (and Barbara Gaskin) joins the Ottawa Music Company for its second series of concerts, playing on other members' compositions and performing his own "Driving To Amsterdam"
[25] St.Martin's College of Art [Ottawa Music Company]
[26] London [Battersea Rise], Emanuel School [Ottawa Music Company]


[04] Bromley, Technical College [also: Van der Graaf Generator]
[06] Redhill, Market Hall [Ottawa Music Company]
[25] Plymouth, Van Dike's [supporting Manfred Mann's Earth Band]
[29] "Space Shanty" is completed
[30] Bruxelles (Belgium), Salle de la Madeleine (as last-minute replacement for Atomic Rooster)


[14] Swindon, Wyvern
[27-29] Frankfurt (Germany), Zoom Club
[30] Montreux (Switzerland), Rose d'Or Festival [also: The Doors, Captain Beyond]


[11] Moustier-sur-Sambre (Belgium), Chapiteau (Pop Show) [also: Patto, Lagger Blues Machine]
"Space Shanty" is released on Deram
[20] St.Albans, City Hall [also: Genesis]
[24] Liverpool, Stadium [also: Lindisfarne]


[05] Chaltham, Central Hall [with Caravan and the Parlour Band]
[07] Aberystwyth, King's Hall [with Caravan and the Parlour Band]
[08] Plymouth, Guild Hall [with Caravan and the Parlour Band]
[11] London, The Lyceum [with Caravan and the Parlour Band]
[13] Birmingham, Digbeth Civil Hall [with Caravan and the Parlour Band]
[15] Guildford, Civic Hall [with Caravan and the Parlour Band]
[16] Preston, Public Hall [with Caravan and the Parlour Band]
[17] Middlesbrough, Town Hall [with Caravan and the Parlour Band]
[18] Oakengates, Town Hall [with Caravan and the Parlour Band]
[22] Buxton, Pavilion Gardens [with Caravan and the Parlour Band]
[24] Reading, Whiteknights Hall (Students' Union) [with Lindisfarne]
Nick Greenwood and Val Stevens leave Khan upon completion of the tour


Following the break-up of Egg, Dave Stewart joins a new incarnation of Khan for which Hillage retains the services of Eric Peachey, adding bassist Nigel Griggs (ex-Octopus and Carmen, later in Split Enz)
New material, some of which (such as "I Love Its Holy Mystery") will be revived on Hillage's Fish Rising album in 1974, is written and rehearsed


[09-10] Montbéliard (France), Hall Polyvalent (Festival) (Khan initially announced but not present)


[27] Kensington Town Hall (Cabaret Voltaire) [also: Henry Cow, Ray Smith, Bob Berry]
The new Khan breaks up after only a few gigs when Hillage decides to join Kevin Ayers' band