Festivals History

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.
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Irish_Musical_Festival_1897
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...
Dublin, Ireland
Mon May 17, 1897
Aachen Open Air Pop 1970
 
Aachen, Germany
Fri Jul 10, 1970
Festival_Rock_de_Biot_1970-poster
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...
Biot, France
Wed Aug 05, 1970
Kastival 1968 Poster
Kasterlee, Belgium
Sat Aug 31, 1968
Flight_to_Lowlands_Paradise_68-poster
The festival was postponed by a month to try to get Jimi Hendrix. The event was sold out.
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Sat Dec 28, 1968
Turku Rock Festival 1971 Poster
The oldest festival in Finland.
Turku, Finland
Sat Aug 21, 1971
Sunbury Pop 73
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...
Diggers Rest, Australia
Sat Jan 27, 1973
Festival-de-Valbonne-1970_poster
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...
Valbonne, France
Thu Jul 23, 1970
The 1968 Pop Festival Poster
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...
Hallandale Beach, United States
Sat May 18, 1968
Transcontinental_pop_festival_1970_poster
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...
Toronto, Canada
Sat Jun 27, 1970
Holland Pop Festival 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...
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Fri Jun 26, 1970
Hollywood Music Festival 1970
Leycett, England
Sat May 23, 1970
Amougies_69
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...
Amougies, Belgium
Fri Oct 24, 1969
UFO Festival 1967
Celebrating the return of the Pink Floyd and 9 months of the legendary UFO Club.
London, England
Fri Sep 01, 1967
Mantorp 1970 "Festival Of The Midnight Sun"
Mantorp, Sweden
Fri Jun 19, 1970
Isle of Wight 1969 Poster
Wootton, England
Fri Aug 29, 1969
Afan Festival of Progressive Music 1969
Port Talbot, Wales
Sat Dec 06, 1969
Dour-festival-announcement
Dour, Belgium
Sat Sep 16, 1989
National Jazz Blues Festival 1970 Poster
Plumpton, England
Thu Aug 06, 1970
Festival Rockero de Cabo Rojo 1971
The first rock festival in Puerto Rico.
Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
Date unknown
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