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Strawberry Fields Festival

Mosport Park Raceway, Bowmanville, Ontario
August 7-9, 1970
Originally planned for New Brunswick, organizers had to change locations due to courts. Used a motorcycle race (with some music) at Mosport as cover for the event.
Led Zeppelin and Leonard Cohen were no-shows. Festival concluded at 5:30 AM on Monday, August 10 with a performance by Woodstock alumni Sly & The Family Stone.

Friday, August 7
Delaney & Bonnie & Friends
Jethro Tull
José Feliciano
Procol Harum
The Band
Mountain
The Youngbloods

Saturday, August 8
Fat Chance
Freedom Express
Lighthouse
Melanie

Sunday, August 9
Alice Cooper
Cactus
Crowbar featuring King Biscuit Boy
Grand Funk Railroad
Lighthouse
Sly & The Family Stone
Syrinx
Ten Years After


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Toronto’s forgotten Woodstock-style festival of 1970
Fifty years ago, Canada’s answer to Woodstock was my coming of age

 

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