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Featuring the The Music of from the 1969 concert

Al Kooper * Blood, Sweat & Tears * Booker T. & the M.G.s * The Butterfield Blues Band * Canned Heat
Chicago Transit Authority * Creedence Clearwater Revival * Delaney & Bonnie * Grand Funk Railroad
Janis Joplin * Joe Cocker * Johnny Rivers *
Johnny Winter * Led Zeppelin * Pacific Gas & Electric
* Spirit * The Staple Singers * Sweetwater *
Tommy James and the Shondells *
Grateful Dead

Featuring the The Music of from the 1970 concert
The Allman Brothers Band * B.B. King * Bob Seger System * Cactus * Chambers Brothers * Grand Funk Railroad * It's a Beautiful Day * Jimi Hendrix *
John Sebastian * Johnny Winter * Mott the Hoople
Mountain * Poco * Procol Harum * Rare Earth *
Richie Havens * Spirit * Ten Years After *
Terry Reid

Line Up Acoustic Stage

700-720 Garry Inglisis

750-810 Richie BORAH

900-920 Elliot Liebler

1000-1020 The Septemberists

1050-1110  Call Raffles

1140-1200 The Septemberists

Line Up  Main Stage

720-750  G Inglisis, J Fishoff,  E Schiff and Friends 

810-900
Retro69 

920-1000
 B Side Bandits

1020-1050
Dead Man's Ghost (Grateful Dead)

1110-1140 Dragonfly (Hendrix)

1200 -1230  Dirty Ernie

About the Atlanta Pop Festivals
of 1969 and 1970

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The first Atlanta International Pop Festival was a rock festival held at the Atlanta International Raceway in Hampton, Georgia, twenty miles south of Atlanta, on the July Fourth (Friday) weekend, 1969, more than a month before Woodstock. Crowd estimates ranged from the high tens of thousands to as high as 150,000.  With temperatures nearing a hundred degrees, local fire departments used fire hoses to create "sprinklers" for the crowd to play in and cool off. It was a peaceful, energetic, hot and loud festival with few (if any) problems other than heat related. Concession stands were woefully inadequate. Attendees frequently stood in line for an hour to get a soft drink.

The second Atlanta International Pop Festival was a rock festival held in a soybean field adjacent to the Middle Georgia Raceway in Byron, Georgia, from July 3-5, 1970, although it did not finish until near dawn on the 6th.[1] It was the only successor to the first Atlanta Pop Festival, which had been held the previous summer near Hampton, Georgia. The event was promoted by Alex Cooley, who had helped organize the '69 Atlanta festival as well as the Texas International Pop Festival.

Like 1969's Woodstock festival, the event was promoted as "three days of peace, love and music." Tickets for the festival were priced at $14. Also like Woodstock, it became a free event when the promoters threw open the gates after large crowds outside chanting "Free, free, free. Music belongs to the people" threatened to overwhelm even the biker security crew the promoters had hired Crowd estimates for the festival varied widely at the time, and still do, ranging from 200,000 to 600,000.

 

 

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 Your $10 donation at the door will entitle you to $30 in gift certificates from 5 of Richard's favorite restaurants / bars on Long Island. We have 150 certificates to be given out.

RETROFEST 37 

A Tribute to the Atlanta Pop Festivals
 of 1969 and 1970

The 'Other Woodstock' that people forget about
Sat Dec 14 2013
7:00pm-1:00am

Woodmere Lanes and Backstage Nite Club

948 Broadway, Woodmere, New York 11598

Benefiting the 

 Richard M. Brodsky Foundation

http://richardmbrodsky.org/

The Richard M. Brodsky Foundation exists to raise money for an AIDS cure or vaccine, research, to benefit those already living with HIV/AIDS, and to benefit those with brain cancer. The Richard M. Brodsky's Foundation’s goal is to raise America’s awareness that AIDS is an epidemic that has affected the lives of millions of people globally, especially in Third World countries. 

www.retrofestivals.org

Tickets are available at the door for a minimum donation of $10.  
$5 after 11:30.  50 – 50 AND Prize Raffles.
EVERY DOLLAR COLLECTED AT THE DOOR GOES TO THE CHARITY

The first 40+/- will be given to the musicians and the 110+/- will be given out on a first come-first serve basis. Thank you Runyans of Seaford; Giardinetto Italiano Ristorante of Inwood; A Whale's Tale, The Cabana and the Lido Kosher Deli, all of Long Beach, for their continuous support. There will be a 50/50 raffle and we expect to surpass our $2,800 in raffle prizes from the last benefit concert

Special thanks to Andrew Smith andrew.evan.smith@gmail.com for his design of the amazing poster.
A note about Andrew's services. They do mostly web work, so if you know of anyone who needs websites (especially ones with dynamic functionality required) let them know.`

$10 Donation at the Door   50 – 50
& other Raffles       $5 after 11:30pm   Cash Bar
 

 

CANT MAKE IT TO THE EVENT?
YOU CAN STILL HELP!

DONATE ON LINE
. Sponsors are invited to cover the $350 cost for renting the sound system for the evening. You can make a donation via the world aids marathon active.com link
http://www.active.com/donate/worldaidsmarathon13

and indicate on this concert event link, that your donation should be credited towards the sound system. All donations will be duly noted and for a $100 donation you will receive a personalized World AIDS Marathon t-shirt, plus social media coverage.

 

 

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