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Toronto Pop Festival

Varsity Stadium, University of Toronto
June 21-22, 1969
 
The first festival in Toronto, it was supposed to feature John Lennon, but he was delayed until the fall event. Sly closed Saturday, and Steppenwolf Sunday.
Josť Feliciano and others also appeared. Bonzo Dog Band cancelled. Alice Cooper wasn't billed, but played anyway.

Saturday, June 21
MRQ
Kensington Market
Man
Eric Anderson
Carla Thomas & The Bar Kays
Al Kooper (w/15-piece band)
The Band
SRC
Elephants Memory
Rotary Connection
Johnny Winter
Velvet Underground
Sly & The Family Stone

Sunday, June 22
Mother Lode
Stone Soul Children
Procol Harem
Edwin Star
Slim Harpo
Ronnie Hawkins
Chuck Berry
Tiny Tim
Nucleus
Man
Dr John & The Night Tripper
Blood, Sweat & Tears
Robert Charlebois
Steppenwolf


Links!
Wonderful Color Photographs of the Toronto Pop Festival, June 1969
Pop Goes the Festival

 

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