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Goose Lake International Music Festival

 

Goose Lake Park, Jackson, Michigan
August 7-9, 1970
Beautiful event held on 390 acres, with free campsites (including wood!). Turntable on stage allowed for quick changes. Grand time had by all. Check out this great little documentary—complete with highlarious local ads. Among the talking heads is one of the promotors Russ Gibb, whom you might know better as the Bill Graham of Detroit and his Grande Ballroom.
Local bands played during day and the heavy hitters came out at night. Savoy Brown, Joe Cocker, and Alice Cooper cancelled. The historic Stooges set was released in 2020.

Friday, August 7
John Drake's Shakedown
SRC
Mighty Quick
MC5
The New York Rock & Roll Ensemble
John Sebastian
Flying Burrito Brothers
Chicago
Faces
Ten Years After

Saturday, August 8
Brownsville Station
The Früt
The Litter
The Stooges
Teegarden & Van Winkle
The Third Power
The Flying Burrito Brothers
Mountain

Sunday, August 9
Frost
The Detroit Wheels
The James Gang
Savage Grace
Suite Charity
Teegarden & Van Winkle
Bob Seger
The Flock
Jethro Tull


Links!
Before the memories fade @ CityPulse
Midwest Woodstock @ Ann Arbor District Library (with other links)

 

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