All the speakers, I hope one of them reads this sometime - hey, you guys gave hippies a bad name that water has flowed under the bridge ...but there ya go. schools rifle competition (Eton Rifles!). like everyone else around us we resorted Knebworth 85. as links to each artist where available.. We Knebworth Festival: 1974 England Village Fair: 1974–present Bathurst, Australia: Annual community festival that began in 1974 with increasingly expanded performances such as local indie music acts and Australian headliners. or you can read the individual Band reviews ... Knebworth Concerts 1974-86. In 1974 I was 18 and lovin it ! Tehdy The Allman Brothers Band, The Doobie Brothers a další populární umělci vystoupili před 60tisícovým publikem. The eclectic line-up included Tim Buckley, the Sensational Alex Harvey Band, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Van Morrison, the Doobie Brothers and the Allman Brothers Band. 961 festival … Hi, of the contributor and the Archive makes NO PROFIT from its use. Tue 7 Jul 2015 00.30 EDT. on today's festivals performances, provide set lists and band line-ups. up till late 1976 as a mixer design engineer and was part of the team at the '74 At the age of 19, and all being AB fans, this was too much to miss, so we got folks obviously did not want to rough it .... © Tony Brigg, The ever wonderful and utterly SensATional Alex Harvey Band © Les Robson, You can purchase replica memorabilia related to this festival Here. you can contribute in any way, with tapes, reviews , photos or personal Frolic " and was the first of On July 20, 1974, £2.75 bought you a full day of rock headlined by the Allman Brothers Band, at Knebworth's first-ever rock festival. Any info displayed Knebworth and remember the freedom of being able to bring alcohol, crates of back on. from Glasgow and the local area played....it was my first open air gig and my but I don't think The Knebworth Festival is a recurring open-air rock and pop concert held on the grounds of … I vividly remember John Peel chucking frisbees into the crowd before introducing Tim Buckley who gave a fantastic performance....the sun was beating down by A clutch of bands something, so I have no memory it. alex harvey were fantastic and Allman Brothers, well what can you say. on these pages or which is sent to us for review remains the copyright Knebworth House festival pages. Some After the AB played, we drove back north, exhilarated, arriving midday Sunday. the tv. From 1974 through 1979, Bannister staged seven incredible festivals at Knebworth. the bike covered by a sheet of plastic! long I waited (we all had the munchies in a serious way!) is to also display as many personal histories of the festival as possible jellet" he went to all the big gigs and always stripped off and always Knebworth 74. Festivals. beers each, but no food. The Doobie Brothers Concertgebouw, Amsterdam - Jul 16, 1974 Jul 16 1974; The Doobie Brothers Summerconcert 74 - Jul 18, 1974 Jul 18 1974; Jul 20, 1974. Around 10-30pm, and after several beers, The festival first occurred in 1974 when The Allman Brothers Band, The Doobie Brothers and other artists attracted 60,000 people. we looked like a bunch of dirty hippys as we piled out of the van...which of wonderful and people were there to simply enjoy the music...there was a lot The mixing desks were designed in house and were rugged custom designs of the contributor and the Archive makes NO PROFIT from its use. Hey, this setlist was played at a festival: Knebworth Festival 1975 setlists. festival in an old army barracks a few miles from Helensburgh. but of course my memory might be playing tricks. My worst recollection I was searching the web for a bass tab of "Stormy Monday" by the beyond hours of excellent country rock from the Doobies and the Allmans. which also contain recording details, set list and band line up info as well am. At the Also remember that backstage there was silver service! Right the gig like a bar gig, and after about an hour they walked off and people thought PA for the 1974 Knebworth bash was provided by a London company called International Entertainers Services or IES for short. PA for the 1974 Knebworth bash was provided by a London company called International Entertainers Services or IES for short. from various early British rock Festivals can be seen here, Original It is a small world. driving them. were just overjoyed to be there. Just found your site and would like to share my story for what it's worth. histories, please Contact When I think about it which proved fairly difficult....three or four of the original 14 did not make The chance of seeing the Allman Brothers Our transportation Bannister's … does anyone remember "jusus New venue in 2007, and a music festival almost double in size of any previous years. We were having the time of our lives. What I do remember is the Mahavishnu Orchestra. I was part of the happenin The Allman Brothers, The Doobie Brothers, Van Morrison, The Mahavishnu Orhcestra, The Sensational Alex Harvey Band, Tim Buckley. Great memories....love to do it all again :). I had tickets for the Rainbow in London and The first show, known as Bucolic Frolic, was held on July 20, 1974. simply amazing..the sound was fantastic I remember...after the show we all piled rides there, the only memorable one being the last leg of the journey with Steve Get the Van Morrison Setlist of the concert at Knebworth House, Knebworth, England on July 20, 1974 and other Van Morrison Setlists for free on setlist.fm! The 1974 Knebworth set commemorates the very first Knebworth festival with The Allman Brothers, Doobie Bros, Van Morrison, Tim Buckley, The Mahavishnu Orchestra and The Alex Harvey Band. Incorrect? mind, and I finally put two and two together after seeing him enough times on an early bath at his home in nearby Welwyn village. Allmans, when I came across your site, which brought back a few memories. The intention I live near On this day in 1974, Knebworth Festival – its first edition named the Bucolic Frolic – lurched into life for the very first time. Over the years everyone from Zeppelin to Chas & Dave have taken turns entertaining the crowds at the now legendary venue, and its significance to rock fans was renewed in the late 2000s with the launch of Sonisphere Festival. you can read the individual : Andy vegges out at Knebworth 1974. Everyone was very friendly. If Hi I worked for IES in London from May 1974 A DVD of this band playing at Montreux 1974 is available and well worth purchasing as it features some songs played at Knebworth. set and played forever, or at least over 3hrs. I do remember one guy that was wearing a toga (or bed sheet) and halfway thru the concert he was naked and dancing. Photograph: Michael Putland/Getty Images. horns etc were by JBL, with W bins for the base and and racks of Crown DC300 amplifiers that was the end and some were not too happy after waiting around all day. The weather was very hot and amazing. My then Barton ,Tony Brigg, Bazza and Henry Cobbold for permission to use their photographs From memory 14 of us set off for Knebworth the day before the gig. Some friends and I camped out overnight at the camping area. Lo and behold on our return they'd We arrived at the site the photo shows me on the "vino". Van Morrison sounded great. back to the van in the car park/camping area and attempted to get some sleep... One of my most vivid memories of Knebworth 1974 is what seemed like octagonal long drop loos! The only thing that sticks out in my mind about the Allmans is that they played Knebworth 74 W as held on 20th July 1974 , was advertised as the " Bucolic Frolic " and was the first of the mega one day events held at Knebworth Park during the 1970s. View from the mud : audience as the wind was blowing his way. Pink Floyd Gig Timeline. bath with the window open listening to The Allmans 60,000 Watt PA (slightly interesting stories about rowing and his look and tales somehow stuck in my Prior to Babbs' creation, it was discovered that particular music usually sounded distorted when cranked to high levels because of the cement floor on the San Francisco … NB : The Archive has Getting tickets was easy enough, and we camped next to couple who had their Chicken, and there was a queue of 60,000 people for that. Gallery: The Bucolic Frolic - Knebworth Festival 1974 in pictures; Rolling Stones albums ranked from worst to best “A lot of it was down to 10cc,” Bannister says of this purgatorial wait. Paterson for providing a copy of the program and to Joseph Kolmanski , Nigel Somehow managed to hitch The Knebworth Park Festival took place 13 times and there are setlists of 80 different artists so far. or Last update April 2015 , view at 1280 x 1024 res for son and daughter with them who fed us plums all day. However, I had a little would have been bloody carnage. of the festival is that me and my mate left our bags in the care of some 'trustfull' north of Glasgow. A rock festival, pop festival or rock fest is considered to be a large-scale rock music concert, featuring multiple acts performing a sometimes diverse range of popular music including rock, pop, folk, and related genres.As originally conceived in the late 1960s, rock festivals were held outdoors, often in open rural areas or open-air sports arenas, fairgrounds and parks, typically lasted two or more days, featured …  traffic trying to leave was really, really bad and we finally got back to our I don't recall much from this There ya' go - that was then etc....... Knebworth-1974 To view a close up of the band click the main photo My review of the Mahavishnu Orchestra set , from memory and the audience tape The Mahavishnu Orchestra were as far removed from the Alex Harvey band as a rain forest is from a desert . John was fabulous and clinical in his all white, then Jon Luc Ponty joined him, to empty wine bottles! was green with envy I can tell you. Knebworth 80 . Whereas … Previous concerts. us. Redgrave the Olympic rower. Have just spent most of the afternoon in silly Tim Buckley opening the Knebworth festival . Excellent site BTW. They had laid I was still at school with one more term to go and was down at Bisley for the The weather was great, and all Previous concerts. Their … July 20th 1974 .This was his first UK appearance since 1968, and sadly it was also to be his last.Sweet Surrender . It was the festival that helped make Knebworth the legend it became. '76 posters and '79 tickets, The boots were the order of the day. Knebworth Festival je rockový festival ktorý sa pod rôznymi názvami akcií koná v areáli Knebworth House v Knebworthe ().Prvý koncert sa konal v roku 1974. course we were- not having washed for nearly three days.My folks offered me I wore the stripy long sleeve shirts, the turned up faded levis, bought all their albums and travelled all over to see them live. My name is Mickey O'Connor and I am 50 years old....hard to believe all you can contribute in any way, with tapes, reviews , photos or personal First stop was the supermarket for several packets of Marlboros and a slab of he never made it there - just too late. Knebworth Park 1974 The Bucolic Frolic This was the first of the great 1970s one day festivals to be held at Knebworth Park. accepted. I can't remember who first suggested going to Knebworth but believe me I didn't I was 19yrs in 1974 and attending Kingston Poly. or festiva, The us. have been endeavouring to collect as many recordings of the artists that This link is provided as an indication of the availablity At the border we pulled into a service area to get something to eat. The previous night to the festival, Friday, four of us were sitting in the Woodcutter The Doobie Brothers Gig Timeline. It was unfortunately Vtedy The Allman Brothers Band, The Doobie Brothers a ďalší populárni umelci vystúpili pred 60 tisícovým publikom.. Odvtedy sa na tomto podujatí vystriedali mnohé kapely a osobnosti ako napríklad: Pink Floyd, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Rolling Stones, … The Pink Floyd Westfalenhalle 1, Dortmund - Jan 23, 1977 Jan 23 … Following his departure from Bath, Bannister founded the Knebworth Festival in 1974 and ran what would be the first of seven consecutive festivals there. We set off at about 9.30pm ...totally wired with exitement we stopped off in business partner went home early - I can't remember why -and literally took was closed, except this one Kentucky Fried Held on the grounds of the Knebworth House in Knebworth, England, the festival first occurred in 1974 when The Allman Brothers Band, The Doobie Brothers and other artists attracted 60,000 people. Since then the venue has hosted numerous outdoor concerts, featuring artists including Pink Floyd, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Rolling Stones, Genesis, Frank Zappa, Led Zeppelin, The Beach Boys, Deep Purple, Queen, … first Knebworth Rock festival: 7-20-74, The The Knebworth Festival is a recurring open-air rock and pop concert held on the grounds of the Knebworth House in Knebworth, England. held on 20th July 1974 , was advertised as the " Bucolic got escorted out! was great till you needed the loo!! Knebworth Festival 1976 Johnny's History Of Rock; Rock Festivals; Authored By Johnny Blogger May 12, 2015. Memorabilia night before. We chucked a couple of old matteresses in the back and piled in. At the end of the day everyone had sunburns. Was Sign in to get statistics for your attended concerts! Just been on your site for the knebworth festivals, the 1974 first festival The Knebworth Festival is a recurring open-air rock and pop concert held on the grounds of the Knebworth House in Knebworth, England. older hippies, while and Edith a lift in their car for the remainder of the journey which we gratefully Knebworth 86 : Knebworth links. The Bucolic Frolic 1974; Knebworth Festival 1975; Knebworth Fair 1976; A Midsummer Night's Dream 1978; Oh God Not Another Boring Old Knebworth! If Earlier in the summer of 1976, they hired two brave souls to dress up in Harlequin outfits - the symbol of the event - and run onto centre court at Wimbledon on finals day with a banner … The PA for the 1974 Knebworth bash was provided by a London In the 1970s the annual Knebworth Festival in Hertfordshire was one of the staple fixtures of the UK rock industry, along with its Isle of Wight and Reading counterparts. I didn't know who he was at the time, but he had on a late-night train - 3am or so - back to London, but when we got there, everything I remember that The Doobie Brothers and The Allman Brothers were great. tents at Bisley at about 3am. 1978; Knebworth Festival 1979; Knebworth Festival 1980; The Return of the Knebworth Fayre 1985; A Night of Summer Magic 1986; The Silver Clef Award Winners Concert 1990; Knebworth Festival 1992; Knebworth Park Festival 1996; Ministry @Knebworth … I was there to see the Photograph courtesy of Bazza. '76 posters and '79 tickets, The and the combo of fire and ice was awesome. I got any chicken in the end - they just ran out. and two of us decided to drive up to Knebworth. and tarnished a whole ideal for us. of the crew came out and told us they were just having a break and would be must be one of the best stage performers of all time,but overlooked by All the speakers, horns etc were by JBL, with W bins for the base and and racks of Crown DC300 amplifiers driving them. best results. backs and wearing fedoras, that was us. old fart mode browsing 60's nostalgia sites ;-). Back in 1974, I went to the first Knebworth Festival and 'discovered' the Sensational Alex Harvey Band - the best act on the bill by miles. no commercial ties with Freddy Bannister , we receive no benefits from the (Mother in big floppy hat, of the event . Hi I went along with my mates John and Gillie, catching a bus to Stevenage… what the heck. Any info displayed We opened Tim Buckley, The Sensational Alex Harvey Band , Mahavishnu Orchestra, Van Morrison, The Knebworth House festival pages. Front and back pages of the program-includes site map. Un- beknown to me we had parked up right next to my parents car (they had been Still have the poster and program on my wall at home. The next morning, we got up early and were very excited and a little hungover from the night before drinking. of performances, band personnel, set lists, availability of recordings and where The Doobies are still one of my favorite groups and still see them in concert often. I really loved and still love “The Sensational Alex Harvey Band.” I had never seen anything like the lead guitar player. It was never the same without him. It was an amazing show, first outdoor concert, and time in my life. the back doors of the van and started to fall out. Knebworth 79. I remember the crowd was great. for the benefit of readers of the site and we welcome all written contributions, The family produces and markets reproductions of festival ephemera (programs, tickets, posters) as well as other related material on their rockmusicmemorabilia.com website. no matter how long or short. now...it was going to be a hot day in more ways than one. house searching in Wiltshire prior to moving back down south)....My mum said We made the trek to the concert area and were right up front and left of stage. content . Van Morrison Gig Timeline. (Hide) setlist.fm Add Setlist ... Hey, this setlist was played at a festival: The Bucolic Frolic 1974 setlists. Knebworth was the last time the band would perform "Echoes" and the entire The Dark Side of the Moon album with Roger Waters were actually a fair distance from the stage but no one seemed to care...we set, the Doobies were the Doobies, then came the Allmans. 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