FAMOUS ROCK FESTIVALS OF THE 60'S
 

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FAMOUS ROCK FESTIVALS OF THE 60'S
FAMOUS ROCK FESTIVALS of the 1960's

Monterey International Pop Festival
Monterey, CA
16th-18th Jan 1967
50,000 attended
Acts included:The Mamas & the Papas, The Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Otis Redding, Jimi Hendrix, Canned Heat, Laura Nyro, Buffalo, Springfield, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Ravi Shankar, Booker T. & the MG's, Hugh Masakela, Jefferson Airplane, The Who, The Association, The Electric Flag, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, The Blues Project, Country Joe & The Fish

Newport Pop Festival
Costa Mesa, CA
4th-5th August 1968
100,000 attended
Acts included: The Byrds, Illinois Speed Press, Steppenwolf, Quicksilver Messenger Service, The Chambers Brothers Band, Tiny Tim, Iron Butterfly, The James Cotton Blues Band, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band

Miami Pop Festival
Miami, FL
28th-30th December 1968
99,000 attended
Acts included: Fleetwood Mac, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Chuck Berry, Flat and Scruggs, Steppenwolf, Ricjie Havens, Sweetwater, Terry Reid, The McCoys, Pacific Gas & Electric, Marvin Gaye, Joni Mitchell, The Box Tops, Iron Butterfly, Jr. Walker & the All Stars, Joe Tex, The Grateful Dead, The Turtles, Ian & Sylvia

Newport '69
Devonshire Downs,
Northridge, CA
20th-22th June 1969
150,000 attended
Acts included: Ike & Tina Turner, The Rascals, Johnny Winter, The Byrds, Booker T. & the MG's, Eric Burdon, Taj Mahal, Jimi Hendrix, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Jethro Tull, Spirit, Joe Cocker

Newport Jazz Festival (featuring special Rock performances)
Newport, RI
3rd-6th July 1969
78,000 attended
Acts included: Jeff Beck; Led Zeppelin; Ten Years After; Blood, Sweat & Tears; James Brown; Jethro Tull

Atlanta Pop Festival
Atlanta, GA
4th-5th July 1969
110,000 attended
Acts included: Chicago, Spirit, Joe Cocker, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Ten Wheel Drive, Delaney & Bonnie, Cannet Heat, Ian & Sylvia, Johnny Winter, Led Zepplin, The Staple Singers

Atlantic City Pop Festival
Atlantic City, NJ
1st-3rd August 1969
110,000 attended
Acts included: Three Dog Night, Canned Heat, Little Richard, Santana, Jefferson Airplane, B.B. King, Booker T. & the MG's, Joni Mitchell, The Chambers Brothers, Dr. John, Iron Butterfly, Procol Harum, Janis Joplin, Arthur Brown

Woodstock
Max Yasgur's farm
Bethel, NY
15th-17th August 1969
400,000+ attended
Acts included: Jimi Hendrix; The Who; Melanie; Country Joe & the Fish; Tim Hardin; The Grateful Dead; Johnny Winter; John Sebastian; Ravi Shankar; The Paul Butterfield Blues Band; Ten Years After; Creedence Clearwater Revival; Blood, Sweat & Tears; Arlo Guthrie; The Band; Richie Havens; Sly & the Family Stone; Santana; Canned Heat; Sweetwater; Sha Na Na; Keef Hartley; The Incredible String Band; Joan Baez; Jefferson Airplane; Joe Cocker; Quill; Bert Somnier; Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

Texas International Pop Festival
Lewisville, TX
30th August - 1st September 1969
120,000 attended
Acts included: Janis Joplin, Johnny Winter, Rotary Connection, Sam & Dave, Grand Funk Railroad, Led Zeppelin, Delaney & Bonnie, The Incredible String Band, Nazz, Santana, Spirit, Sweetwater, Tony Joe White, Chicago

Altamont
Livermore, CA
6th December 1969
300,000 attended
Acts included: The Rolling Stones; Jefferson Airplane; The Flying Burrito Brothers; Santana; Corsby, Stills, Nash & Young
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