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Atlantic City Pop Festival

Atlantic City Race Track, Atlantic City, NJ
August 1-3, 1969
With a stage designed by Buckminster Fuller, this was the first festival in the NY/NJ area. 110,000 trekked to the raceway for the show.
This was Santana's first appearance on the east coast. Moody Blues, Buddy Rich Big Band, and CSN&Y cancelled. Johhny Winter was there, but no equipment.

Friday, Aug 1
Lothar & The Hand People
Aum
Mother Earth
Turk Murphy
Joni Mitchell (only 3 songs)
Procol Harum
Crazy World of Arthur Brown
Chicago Transit Authority
Iron Butterfly
The Chambers Brothers

Saturday, Aug 2
American Dream
Tim Buckley
The Byrds
Booker T & The MGs
Hugh Masekela
B B King
Butterfield Blues Band
Lighthouse
Creedence Clearwater Revival
Jefferson Airplane

Sunday, Aug 3
Sir Douglas Quintet
Santana Blues Band
Canned Heat
Three Dog Night
Joe Cocker
Dr John, The Night Tripper
Janis Joplin
The Mothers Of Invention
Buddy Miles
Little Richard


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Atlantic City Pop Festival
40th Anniversary Atlantic City Pop Festival

 

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