Festivals Attended

These are all events during the late 1970s and early 1980s.  In the good old days before corporate UK and the BBC etc. took over all coverage of big festivals.  Certainly no flag poles blocking the view in those days.  Note: I’ve added a 2016 gig as well!

Event Date Bands Place
Knebworth 11 August 1979 Led Zeppelin Knebworth
Todd Rundgren & Utopia
Commander Cody and the Lost Planet Airmen
The New Barbarians (Keef & Ronnie)
Marshall Tucker
Southside Johnny
Fairport Convention
Chas & Dave
Knebworth 24 June 1978 Genesis Knebworth
Jefferson Starship
Tom Petty
Roy Harper
Brand X
Atlanta Rhythmn Section
Monsters of Rock 16 August 1980 Rainbow Donnington
Judas Priest
April Wine
Monsters of Rock 22 August 1981 AC/DC Donnington
Blue Öyster Cult
DJ – Tommy Vance
Roundhay Park 25 July 1982 The Rolling Stones Leeds
The J. Geils Band
Joe Jackson
George Thorogood And The Destroyers
Stone Free Festival  18-19 June 2016 Rick Wakeman  London
Steve Hackett
Wilko Johnson

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