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Atlanta International Pop Festival

Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton, GA
July 4-5, 1969
Up to 150,000 kids enjoyed sweltering heat and a grand list of bands. Local FDs set up sprinklers (from fire hoses) to cool the crowd. Promoters held a free concert in Atlanta proper as thanks to the well-behaved crowd.

Friday, July 4
Sweetwater(both days)
Ten Wheel Drive(both days)
Pacific, Gas & Electric(both days)
Grand Funk Railroad(both days)
Dave Brubeck & Gerry Mulligan
Ian & Sylvia
Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Delaney, Bonnie & Friends(both days)
Johnny Rivers
Johnny Winter
Al Kooper
Canned Heat
Creedence Clearwater Revival

Saturday, July 5
Sweetwater(both days)
Ten Wheel Drive(both days)
Pacific, Gas & Electric(both days)
Grand Funk Railroad(both days)
Delaney, Bonnie & Friends(both days)
The Staple Singers
Tommy James & The Shondells
Booker T & The MGs
Chuck Berry
Blood, Sweat & Tears
Spirit
Chicago Transit Authority
Joe Cocker
Led Zeppelin
Janis Joplin


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1969 Atlanta Pop Festival
Remembering the Atlanta International Pop Festival

 

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