MICHIGAN
AREA
ROCK
FESTIVALS

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April 30, 1967/Sunday:
"The Detroit Love~In",
Belle Isle, Detroit

~ MC5, Billy C. & The Sunshine, Seventh Seal ~


ARTWORK: GARY GRIMSHAW




July 1~4/Saturday~Tuesday:
"Southfield Pop Festival",
Southfield High School

~ Bob Seger & The Last Heard, The Rationals, Scot Richard Case, The Mushrooms, The Mama Cats,
The Kwintels, The Muffs, The Apostles, The Hideaways, December's Children & more...
~

1968

July 4/Thursday:
"Saugatuck Pop Festival",
Saugatuck

~ The Flock, The Rationals, The Thyme, MC5, The Up,
The Früt of the Loom, The Finer Things, Girls Inc., The Tikis ~

The Amboy Dukes (headliners) did not play due to rain


September 1/Sunday:
"Oakland Pop Festival",
Baldwin Pavilion, Rochester

Procol Harum, The Rationals, SRC, The Thyme, MC5, The Jagged Edge,
The Psychedelic Stooges, The Frost, Children (Two Shows)
 

~ Pink Floyd, Howlin' Wolf & Chrysalis did not play ~


         ARTIST: CARL LUNDGREN


September 6~8/Friday~Sunday:
"Dialogue '68",
First Unitarian Church, Detroit

Friday: The Psychedelic Stooges, The Up, Billy C. & The Sunshine

Saturday: MC5, The Psychedelic Stooges, Popcorn Blizzard

Sunday: MC5, Weird Dude Employment Agency (Ron English), Wilson Mower Pursuit

ARTIST: GARY GRIMSHAW


October 26, 27/Saturday, Sunday:
"Kalamazoo Pop Festival",
The Crazy Horse, Kalamazoo

Saturday: MC5, The Grapes Of Wrath

Sunday: The Frost, The Thyme, Wilson Mower Pursuit, The Tiers, Caste

1969

April 7/Monday:
"Detroit Pop Festival",
Olympia Stadium, Detroit

~ MC5, SRC, The Bob Seger System, The Amboy Dukes, The Rationals, Sweetwater, The Frost, Frijid Pink, Mandala, The Up, Wilson Mower Pursuit, Plain Brown Wrapper, Train, The Früt of the Loom,
The Third Power, The Red, White & Blues Band, Caste, The Unrelated Segments,
H.P. & The Grass Route Movement, & more...
~


 ARTIST: CARL LUNDGREN


April 8/Tuesday:
"Grand Rapids Pop Festival",
Civic Auditorium,
Grand Rapids

~ MC5, SRC, The Bob Seger System, The Amboy Dukes, The Rationals, Sweetwater, The Frost, Frijid Pink, Mandala, The Up, Wilson Mower Pursuit, Plain Brown Wrapper, Train, The Früt of the Loom,
The Third Power, The Red, White & Blues Band, Caste, The Unrelated Segments,
H.P. & The Grass Route Movement, & more...
~



ARTIST: BOOTLEG OF
CARL LUNDGREN DESIGN



April 9/Wednesday:
"
Saginaw Pop Festival",
Saginaw Auditorium,
Saginaw

~ MC5, SRC, The Bob Seger System, The Amboy Dukes,
The Rationals, The Frost, Frijid Pink ~


ARTIST: BOOTLEG OF
CARL LUNDGREN DESIGN



May 30~31/Friday~Saturday:
"First Annual Rock & Roll Revival",
Michigan State Fairgrounds, Detroit

~ MC5 (Friday), Chuck Berry, Sun Ra, Dr. John (The Night Tripper), Johnny Winter (Friday), The Stooges, The Amboy Dukes, SRC, The Frost, The Rationals, Teegarden & Van Winkle, Lyman Woodard, The Up, Wilson Mower Pursuit, Grand Funk Railroad (Michigan debut), The Third Power,
The New York Rock & Roll Ensemble, David Peel & The Lower East Side, The Red, White & Blues Band, Sky, Train, Savage Grace, The James Gang, Caste, The Gold Brothers,
Brownsville Station (
opened Friday's show), Plain Brown Wrapper, Dutch Elm, The Bonzo Dog Band ~



ARTIST: GARY GRIMSHAW


June 8/Sunday:
"Kalamazoo Rock Revival",
Kalamazoo Fairgrounds

~ Bob Seger, The Frost, Smoke, Plain Brown Wrapper, The Rationals, Savage Grace,
The Red, White & Blues Band, All the Lonely People, Brownsville Station
~



July 4/Friday:
"Second Annual (Detroit) Rock & Roll Revival",
Detroit

~ Savoy Brown, Pentangle, MC5, The Frost, The Third Power, Brownsville Station,
Sky, The Bump, All the Lonely People, The Sunday Funnies, The Stooges
~


July 4~5/Friday~Saturday:
"2nd Annual Saugatuck Pop Festival",
Pottawatamie Beach, Saugatuck

~ SRC, Procol Harum, MC5, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, The Amboy Dukes, The Rotary Connection, The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, The Bob Seger System, The Frost, The Stooges, Big Mama Thorton,
Savage Grace, The Red, White & Blues Band, The Früt of the Loom, Brownsville Station
~


  ARTWORK: GARY GRIMSHAW
   


"Delta Pops Festival"
Delta Community College, University Center

~ MC5, The Stooges, The Bob Seger System, The Rationals, SRC,
The Amboy Dukes, The Third Power, Wilson Mower Pursuit, The Up
~


August 1~2/Friday~Saturday:
"Petoskey Rock Concert & Jive Fest",
Emmet County Fairgrounds, Petoskey

~ John Mayall, SRC, Muddy Waters, Big Mama Thorton, MC5, The Frost, The Spencer Davis Group,
The Bob Seger System, Savage Grace, The Red, White & Blues Band, The Third Power,
Dutch Elm, Wilson Mower Pursuit, Pig Iron
~



ARTIST: OZONE


August 3/Sunday:
"Mt. Clemens Pop Festival",
Sportsman's Park, Mt. Clemens

~ Country Joe & The Fish, MC5, John Mayall, Muddy Waters, T~Bone Walker, Alice Cooper,
Cat Mother & The All Night Newsboys, The McCoys, The Stooges, The Up, Rush, The Früt,
The Red, White & Blues Band, Savage Grace, Ted Lucas, The Pleasure Seekers,
Mainline, Charlie Latimer, Frijid Pink, Owen Love, The Attack
~

ARTIST: GARY GRIMSHAW

     


August 22/Friday:
"Mid Michigan Pop Festival
& Rock Concert
",

Midland Fairgrounds, Midland

~ The Amboy Dukes, The Red, White & Blues Band, Plain Brown Wrapper, The Unrelated Segments,
The Ones, Frijid Pink, The Third Power, All the Lonely People, The Rationals & more...
~




August 26/Tuesday:
"Second Annual Saginaw Pop Festival",
State Park Roll-Air-Rink, Saginaw

~ The Bob Seger System, MC5, The Frost, The Rationals,
Wilson Mower Pursuit, Popcorn Blizzard, Frijid Pink, Rush, The Früt
~




August 31/Sunday:
"Rock & Roll Picnic",
Benedictine Stadium, Detroit

~ Lighthouse, Keef Hartley, The Stooges, Orange Crush, Sky, The Third Power, Savage Grace,
Friend & Lover, The Red, White & Blues Band, Underground Wall, Wilson Mower Pursuit
~


September 14/Sunday:
"Toledo Pop Festival",
Toledo Raceway Park, Ohio

~ The Turtles, MC5, The Amboy Dukes, Alice Cooper, The Frost, SRC,
The Pleasure Seekers, The Rationals, Savage Grace, Rush, The Früt, Life
~




October 5/Sunday:
"WTAC Pop Festival",
Sherwood Forest, Davison

~ The Bob Seger System, The Amboy Dukes, The Bhang, The Third Power, The Stooges & more... ~


October 26/Sunday:
"Cosmic Circus",
King's Animal Land, Richmond

~ Sun Ra, Joe Cocker, Grand Funk Railroad, MC5, The Stooges, The Up,
Brat, Milky the Clown, The Mechanical Man & various animal acts!
~


October 31/Friday:
"Black Magic and Rock & Roll Festival",
Olympia Stadium, Detroit

~ Peter Hurkos (Mystic), Ralph Adams?? (Modern Houdini), Plum Wine, Pluto, Ted Lucas, Frijid Pink,
The Früt, Teegarden & Van Winkle, The Stooges, Sweetwater, SRC, Coven, Savage Grace
~

The Frost & The Amboy Dukes were not allowed to play


November 11/Tuesday:
"A Day of Peace",
Olympia Stadium, Detroit

~ CANCELLED due to a RIOT at The Black Magic Festival ~

~ MC5, SRC, The Frost, The Parliaments (with Funkadelic), Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels, The Stooges, Frijid Pink, The Amboy Dukes, The Day & Night Dealers Blues Band, The Magic Veil Light Show & more... ~


November 26/Wednesday:
"Saginaw Pop Festival",
Saginaw Auditorium

~ The Coven, The Frost, The Bob Seger System, The Sand, Pitched Blend & more... ~

1970

March 26/Thursday:
"Cincinnati Pop Festival",
Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati, Ohio

~ Joe Cocker, Savoy Brown, Mountain, MC5, Frijid Pink, The Amboy Dukes,
The Pleasure Seekers,The Stooges, Brownsville Station, Cradle, Bitter Blood,
Balderdash, Glass Wall, Whalefeathers, East Orange Express & Westfauster
~




May 24/Sunday:
College Field, East Lansing

~ The Jefferson Airplane, Mountain, Chicago, John Sebastian, The Rotary Connection ~


June 13/Saturday:
"MidSummer Night's Dream",
Cincinnati, Ohio

~ The Stooges, Mountain, Grand Funk Railroad, Alice Cooper, Traffic, Mighty Quick, Bob Seger,
Mott The Hoople, Ten Years After, Bloodrock, Savage Grace, Brownsville Station, Zephyr,
Damnation Of Adam Blessing, John Drake's Shakedown
~


June 27/Saturday:
"First Detroit~Windsor Pop Festival",
Windsor Arena

~ The Third Power, The Rationals, MC5, Frijid Pink, Blues Train, Shakey Jake, Wesselfox, All the Lonely People, Virgin Dawn, Poison Oak, Mighty Quick, The Up, Springwell, The Sunday Funnies ~


August 7~9/Friday~Sunday:
"Goose Lake Pop Festival",
Goose Lake Park, Jackson

~ Friday Afternoon: John Drake's Shakedown, Mighty Quick, SRC, The New York Rock & Roll Ensemble ~

~ Friday Night: John Sebastian, Chicago, Rod Stewart & The Small Faces, Ten Years After ~

~ Saturday: The New World Symphony, Brownsville Station, The Litter, Teegarden & Van Winkle, The Flying Burrito Brothers, The Stooges, The Third Power, Mountain ~

~ Sunday: Suite Charity, Alice Cooper, Detroit (with Mitch Ryder), The Bob Seger System, The Frost, The Flock, Savage Grace, The James Gang, Jethro Tull ~

~ Unknown Date & Slot: The Norman James Blues Band, The Wizard ~

THE MOTHER OF ALL MICHIGAN ROCK FESTIVALS


     

     
     

Goose Lake Map


December 29/Tuesday:
""Saginaw Pop Festival III",
"Saginaw Auditorium, Saginaw

~ Grand Funk Railroad, Brownsville Station, Frijid Pink, Blues Train & more... ~


ARTIST: BOOTLEG OF
CARL LUNDGREN DESIGN

1971

May 30/Sunday:
"The Detroit Rock & Roll Revival",
Michigan State Fairgrounds, Detroit

~ The Allman Brothers Band, Johnny Winter, Edgar Winter's White Trash, The J. Geils Band, Boz Scaggs, Detroit, Bob Seger, Tin House, The Frut, Mutzie, The Sunday Funnies, Jam Band ~


ARTIST: GARY GRIMSHAW


July 3~4/Saturday~Sunday:
""Outdoor Rock Fest",
"Michigan State Fairgrounds, Detroit

~ Black Sabbath, Savage Grace, The Siegel-Schwall Blues Band, The Blues Project,
The J. Geils Band, Ted Nugent & The Amboy Dukes, Brownsville Station & more
~

1972

September 4/Monday:
""Crest One",
"Lake Odessa

~ Quicksilver, Bob Seger, The Phlorescent Leech & Eddie, Ted Nugent & The Amboy Dukes,
Teegarden & Van Winkle, Guardian Angel, Catfish, Chip Stevens & more
~



 ARTIST: GARY GRIMSHAW