See who played what festivals in the 1960s & 1970s. Rebuilding history before it's gone. The 1960s were one of the most creative periods in history. Loud and proud voices, protesters everywhere. Rock music became popular.
The first Feis Ceoil had 32 competitions, 12 of which were for composition, 6 for vocal ensemble and the rest for solo performance. It is an essential element...
Mon May 17, 1897
Fri Jul 10, 1970
The organizers were overwhelmed by the success of their festival. 3000 people were expected, over 30,000 came! This unexpected success closed the festival a few hours after kickoff. All...
Wed Aug 05, 1970
Sat Aug 31, 1968
The festival was postponed by a month to try to get Jimi Hendrix. The event was sold out.
Sat Dec 28, 1968
The oldest festival in Finland.
Sat Aug 21, 1971
The Festival was the second of five annual music events held on a private farm in Sunbury over the Australia Day long weekend, and has become iconic in the...
Sat Jan 27, 1973
Around mid July it all went wrong. The festival was banned by the authorities, who used the risk of forest fires as an excuse. It did go ahead but...
Thu Jul 23, 1970
Scheduled as a two-day event, Sunday's concert was rained out. Inspired Jimi Hendrix to write "Rainy day, Dream Away". Seen in the documentary "Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A...
Sat May 18, 1968
This festival was part of a series of concerts in Canada that became known as "The Festival Express". Instead of the artists flying between show, they all got on...
Sat Jun 27, 1970
The festival was in fact the beginning of the Dutch tolerance policy towards marijuana. It became clear to the many present undercover cops that there where just too many...
Fri Jun 26, 1970
Sat May 23, 1970
Europe's answer to Woodstock! The Actuel Music Festival of Jazz, Rock and New Music was originally planned to take place at Paris' Les Halles. It would...
Fri Oct 24, 1969
Celebrating the return of the Pink Floyd and 9 months of the legendary UFO Club.
Fri Sep 01, 1967
Fri Jun 19, 1970
Fri Aug 29, 1969
Sat Dec 06, 1969
Sat Sep 16, 1989
Thu Aug 06, 1970
The first rock festival in Puerto Rico.