The Camden Festival free concerts .
Parliament Hill Fields .Hampstead Heath May 1968-69.
A series of one day free concerts held under the auspices of the Camden Council. I was lucky enough to attend the Pink Floyd show , but there were also others held over several years and I would like to glean the exact details so we can get a comprehensive list on the site.
Euge Gannon was at this one
It was pouring for the Jefferson Airplane and I remember Grace Slick saying what is wrong with you people, it's raining, go home.The Jefferson Airplane show had to be early in the evening or in the Summer as it was still light. There were not too many people there due to the heavy rain. I was a blues fan and would not been too interested in a hippy band but I wanted to see what the hype was all about .I think they did a few numbers before I quit to go for a drink.
Stage at Camden 5-18-69
All 1969 Camden festival photos courtesy Repfoto © to see more click on the link
At the all nighters refreshments will be available and lighting provided All the groups will he playing free and there will be no charge for admission.
- 5- 09- 69-:Pink Floyd ,Roy Harper, The Pretty Things, Pete Brown's Battered Ornaments & Jody Grind.
- 5-18- 69 :Procol Harum, Soft Machine, Third Ear Band , Yes & Blossom Toes.
- 5-30-69:Fleetwood Mac. Taste ,Edgar Broughton, Duster Bennett . (This concert was disrupted by drunken elements in the crowd)
Who can help flesh out these free concerts with reviews , information, recordings and photographs ? email if you can help.
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