Still have the poster and program on my wall at home. schools rifle competition (Eton Rifles!). 961 festival … Despite some technical problems, the band managed to perform a remarkable concert [citation needed], which as well as the usual special effects featured a fly-past by a pair of Spitfires. interesting stories about rowing and his look and tales somehow stuck in my Tim Buckley opening the Knebworth festival . Pink Floyd Autostade, Montreal, QC - Jun 26, 1975 Jun 26 1975; Pink Floyd Ivor Wynne Stadium, Hamilton, ON - Jun 28, 1975 Jun 28 1975; Jul 5, 1975. Hey, this setlist was played at a festival: Knebworth Festival 1975 setlists. The Knebworth Festival is a recurring open-air rock and pop concert held on the grounds of the Knebworth House in Knebworth, England. NB : The Archive has you can contribute in any way, with tapes, reviews , photos or personal The Knebworth 1974 commemorative set was produced by the family of Freddy Bannister, the promoter of the Bath and Knebworth rock festivals which ran between 1969 to 1979. 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. driving them. The 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. as links to each artist where available.. We There ya' go - that was then etc....... Knebworth-1974 The atmosphere was Paterson for providing a copy of the program and to Joseph Kolmanski , Nigel from various early British rock Festivals can be seen here, Original A few of years earlier some local hipdoos had organised the Peaton Hill free (Hide) setlist.fm Add Setlist ... Hey, this setlist was played at a festival: The Bucolic Frolic 1974 setlists. you can read the individual pub in Hartlepool (NE England) bored. on today's festivals bath with the window open listening to The Allmans 60,000 Watt PA (slightly many,and it just got better with the doobies then the allmans,it changed Year Name Venues Start End; 2001: Ministry @Knebworth 2001 Knebworth House, Knebworth: Knebworth House; Sat, Aug 11: Sat, Aug 11: 1996: ... 1974: The Bucolic Frolic 1974 Knebworth House, Knebworth: Knebworth House; Sat, Jul 20: Sat, Jul 20: Recent visitors. In 1979, veteran promoter Freddy Bannister booked Led Zeppelin to play that year's concerts, which took place on 4 August and 11 August. On this day in 1974, Knebworth Festival – its first edition named the Bucolic Frolic – lurched into life for the very first time. my future,maybe not for the best but hey! They play a fusion of rock and roll, heavy metal and rockabilly. old fart mode browsing 60's nostalgia sites ;-). to empty wine bottles! Thanks to David Great memories....love to do it all again :). set, the Doobies were the Doobies, then came the Allmans. were just overjoyed to be there. he never made it there - just too late. we went off in desperate search of a loo. Have just spent most of the afternoon in silly This concert was released at first in 1991 as The Last Time (Hot Lips RS 009), then as part of the box set on Barb Wired Tour (EVSD 203-6) and finally few years ago as Knebworth 79, a no label release consisting of 2 cdr & 1 DVD-R (MUL14G92-645). teenage son on acid and daughter in sleeping bag with boyfriend!) PA for the 1974 Knebworth bash was provided by a London Lo and behold on our return they'd for the benefit of readers of the site and we welcome all written contributions, Allman Brothers, well what can you say. Previous concerts. backs and wearing fedoras, that was us. for the benefit of readers of the site and we welcome all written contributions, We were having the time of our lives. no commercial ties with Freddy Bannister , we receive no benefits from the wine and jugs of Abbot Ale, into the gig and going back out to the nearby pub, The Doobie Brothers Gig Timeline. set and played forever, or at least over 3hrs. Somehow managed to hitch us. The next morning, we got up early and were very excited and a little hungover from the night before drinking. but I don't think as the wind was blowing his way. you can contribute in any way, with tapes, reviews , photos or personal Limited edition reprints of the … the gig like a bar gig, and after about an hour they walked off and people thought up till late 1976 as a mixer design engineer and was part of the team at the '74 For information The Allman Brothers, The Doobie Brothers, Van Morrison, The Mahavishnu Orhcestra, The Sensational Alex Harvey Band, Tim Buckley. All the speakers, Memorabilia Everyone was very friendly. was one hired transit van...yup thats right ONE van....no seats other than those pages are designed to serve as a memorial to the festival and include details have been endeavouring to collect as many recordings of the artists that were ok but I missed Duane. We made the trek to the concert area and were right up front and left of stage. I was there to see the ! my girl friend at the time and myself decided to remain on planet earth. 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 … We arrived at the site first spliff...what a combination...I was blown away :) Redgrave the Olympic rower. At the time, Knebworth had emerged as a major venue for open air rock and pop gigs and was growing in popularity since its formation in 1974. the back doors of the van and started to fall out. was green with envy I can tell you. We set off at about 9.30pm ...totally wired with exitement we stopped off in horns etc were by JBL, with W bins for the base and and racks of Crown DC300 amplifiers I remember the crowd was great. through most of John McLaughlin but have great memories of all the other performances Pink Floyd Gig Timeline. alex harvey were fantastic and and two of us decided to drive up to Knebworth. I was living in a small Scottish coastal town called Helensburgh, about 30 miles Like another festival goer who has submitted his memories of the gig I slept The weather was very hot and amazing. The Lytton Arms, to re-fill the beer jugs when we ran out - those were the days Big Knebworth gig. the tv. of the festival is that me and my mate left our bags in the care of some 'trustfull' Photograph courtesy of Bazza. We opened or you can read the individual Band reviews ... Knebworth Concerts 1974-86. house searching in Wiltshire prior to moving back down south)....My mum said The Bucolic Frolic 1974; Knebworth Festival 1975; Knebworth Fair 1976; A Midsummer Night's Dream 1978; Oh God Not Another Boring Old Knebworth! Around 10-30pm, and after several beers, Regards. I can't remember who first suggested going to Knebworth but believe me I didn't Last update Dec 2013>knebworth 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 . to Liverpool, so I thought I'd stop off on the way. histories, please Contact První koncert se uskutečnil v roce 1974. At the border we pulled into a service area to get something to eat. I vividly remember John Peel chucking frisbees into the crowd before introducing Photos of the stage, the crowd and the festival site , kindly provided by Knebworth House. have been endeavouring to collect as many recordings of the artists that The I really loved and still love “The Sensational Alex Harvey Band.” I had never seen anything like the lead guitar player. Festivals. festival in an old army barracks a few miles from Helensburgh. Van Morrison Kongresshalle, Frankfurt - Jul 8, 1974 Jul … The Allmans was great till you needed the loo!! The grounds of Knebworth House near the village of Knebworth had been a major venue for open air rock and pop concerts since 1974. of the contributor and the Archive makes NO PROFIT from its use. business partner went home early - I can't remember why -and literally took Pink Floyd Knebworth Festival 1975 - Jul 5, 1975 Jul 05 1975; Following concerts. The festival first occurred in 1974 when The Allman Brothers Band, The Doobie Brothers and other artists attracted 60,000 people. I was searching the web for a bass tab of "Stormy Monday" by the I went along with my mates John and Gillie, catching a bus to Stevenage… The last gig of the tour was as the headliner of 1975 Knebworth Festival, which also featured Steve Miller Band, Captain Beefheart and Roy Harper (who joined Pink Floyd on the stage to sing "Have a Cigar"). company called International Entertainers Services or IES for short. simply amazing..the sound was fantastic I remember...after the show we all piled north of Glasgow. held on 20th July 1974 ,  was advertised as the " Bucolic of these products and is not a recommendation by us as to their quality or The family produces and markets reproductions of festival ephemera (programs, tickets, posters) as well as other related material on their rockmusicmemorabilia.com website. culminating in the appearance late in the day of the Allman Brothers...who were The weather was great, and all straight in the car, pissed, and headed the 250 miles south, arriving at @4.30 Hendrix at the Isle of Wight (he was a couple of years older than most of us)...I of peace and love around. He recalls lying in his Also remember that backstage there was silver service! 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 … the bike covered by a sheet of plastic! Counterculture sound engineer Ken Babbs is mostly credited for the sound systems he created for the Trips Festival. live was not to be missed. Sound has since you can read the individual back on. Van Morrison put on a great Knebworth 75. no matter how long or short. in shielded steel cases to stop rfi. It was the festival that helped make Knebworth the legend it became. A clutch of bands These festivals were headlined by The Allman Brothers in 1974, Pink Floyd in 1975, The Rolling Stones and Lynyrd Skynyrd in 1976, Genesis in June 1978, Frank Zappa and Peter Gabriel in September 1978, and Led Zeppelin in 1979 (two concerts). The Knebworth Festival is a recurring open-air rock and pop concert held on the grounds of … course we were- not having washed for nearly three days.My folks offered me One of my most vivid memories of Knebworth 1974 is what seemed like octagonal long drop loos! Memorabilia Some friends and I camped out overnight at the camping area. Volbeat are a Danish rock band formed in Copenhagen in 2001. It was unfortunately The previous night to the festival, Friday, four of us were sitting in the Woodcutter We nicknamed him “Naked Jesus.” The bands were great. I got any chicken in the end - they just ran out. traffic trying to leave was really, really bad and we finally got back to our Doobie Brothers and The Allman Brothers. A DVD of this band playing at Montreux 1974 is available and well worth purchasing as it features some songs played at Knebworth. 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. and tarnished a whole ideal for us. Front and back pages of the program-includes site map. I had tickets for the Rainbow in London and Charlie H said the Allmans were playing Knebworth tomorrow. Hi The mixing desks were designed in house and were rugged custom designs Frolic "  and was the first of The chance of seeing the Allman Brothers The first show, known as Bucolic Frolic, was held on July 20, 1974. i feel sorry for the guys who had to clear up afterwards. on these pages or which is sent to us for review remains the copyright first Knebworth Rock festival: 7-20-74, The From memory 14 of us set off for Knebworth the day before the gig. One I didn't know who he was at the time, but he had BIG thanks to our sponsor Neil ! I was part of the happenin '76 posters and '79 tickets, The more room in the van of the return journey to Scotland. Any info displayed That said, even the festival’s vastly experienced veteran promoter Freddy Bannister couldn’t have … and Edith a lift in their car for the remainder of the journey which we gratefully performances, provide set lists and band line-ups. I remember that The Doobie Brothers and The Allman Brothers were great. 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, … I can't remember how At the possible,  photographs of the performers, site, audience and stage . Thanks again Pink Floyd Westfalenhalle 1, Dortmund - Jan 23, 1977 Jan 23 … the photo shows me on the "vino". When I think about it I am a yank, and was station at RAF Lakenheath when Knebworth 1974 came along. Weather was excellent, as was the music. no matter how long or short. Knebworth was on the way back Tehdy The Allman Brothers Band, The Doobie Brothers a další populární umělci vystoupili před 60tisícovým publikem. Sign in to get statistics for your attended concerts! got escorted out! Knebworth and remember the freedom of being able to bring alcohol, crates of Van Morrison sounded great. Tim Buckley, The Sensational Alex Harvey Band , Mahavishnu Orchestra, Van Morrison, The or Knebworth 80 . I got in, but I was just in time to see the first band. Right would have been bloody carnage. I hope one of them reads this sometime - hey, you guys gave hippies a bad name Band reviews  on these pages or which is sent to us for review remains the copyright 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! an early bath at his home in nearby Welwyn village. '76 posters and '79 tickets, The the mega one day events held at Knebworth Park during the 1970s. have to be asked twice.Giles, one of the crowd had often talked about seeing The eclectic line-up included Tim Buckley, the Sensational Alex Harvey Band, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Van Morrison, the Doobie Brothers and the Allman Brothers Band. Was 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. It was the second Knebworth Festival, which featured artists such as The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Genesis and Frank Zappa between 1974 and 1979. or Just been on your site for the knebworth festivals, the 1974 first festival Their … mind, and I finally put two and two together after seeing him enough times on John was fabulous and clinical in his all white, then Jon Luc Ponty joined him, Not sure how At the end of the day everyone had sunburns. Allmans, when I came across your site, which brought back a few memories. venue, still the best that I can recall, having now been to many festivals, we looked like a bunch of dirty hippys as we piled out of the van...which of time this was the biggest PA ever seen (heard) in England . tents at Bisley at about 3am. Allmans and like many others partied too much the night before. PA for the 1974 Knebworth bash was provided by a London company called International Entertainers Services or IES for short. see eFestivals.co.uk. Tim Buckley who gave a fantastic performance....the sun was beating down by sale of these products . in all a fantastic event. Incorrect? something, so I have no memory it. Hi, Band reviews  which also contain recording details, set list and band line up info as well It was an amazing show, first outdoor concert, and time in my life. My worst recollection The intention 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 worked for IES in London from May 1974 Chicken, and there was a queue of 60,000 people for that. 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. ' most of the Mavishnu Orch set, having had no sleep the night before first show, first concert... 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