Festival Friday- The Strawberry Fields Festival (1970)

The story of this festival should honestly be made into a movie, kind of like Taking Woodstock, only more. I’m sure it would be just as dramatic and hilarious… Held between August 7th and 10th of 1970 at Mosport Park Raceway in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada, the Strawberry Fields Festival was originally intended to be JohnContinue reading “Festival Friday- The Strawberry Fields Festival (1970)”

Festival Friday: The Texas International Pop Festival

On the Labor Day Weekend of 1969, just two weeks after Woodstock, many of the same artists showed up to the Dallas International Motor Speedway to play the Texas International Pop Festival to over 100,000-120,000 people. Much like Woodstock, the festival is remembered for beating the odds and remaining peaceful despite the worries of theContinue reading “Festival Friday: The Texas International Pop Festival”

Festival Fridays: The 1968 Miami Pop Festivals

Well, this one’s a bit confusing. There were two Miami Pop Festivals in 1968 located at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale, Florida and they were run by completely different people and were somehow unrelated to each other. This confusion has understandably lead to some modern accounts reporting that they were all one event instead of two.Continue reading “Festival Fridays: The 1968 Miami Pop Festivals”