Category: rock festival

Jimi Hendrix at The Isle of Wight, August 1970, by Chris Walter.

btw, you need to be more familiar with this amazing festival than you probably are. Here’s how just the second half of Sunday went: Donovan (who did both acoustic and electric sets), Pentangle, The Moody Blues, Jethro Tull, Jimi Hendrix, Joan Baez, Leonard Cohen, and Richie Havens. 

The Who: Keith Moon (with Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey in the background) at the Isle of Wight Festival, 1970, by Charles Everest

Freddie Mercury, Queen, Rock in Rio 1985

Bob Dylan and Robbie Robertson at The Isle of Wight, August 31, 1969 via fremonttribune 

Jimi Hendrix, Isle of Wight, August 31 1970, by Jean Pierre Leloir

Joni Mitchell at the Isle of Wight, August 29, 1970, by Tony Russell

Woodstock, given an Academy Award for Best Documentary on April 15, 1971.

Jimi at the Isle of Wight, September 1970 #adorkable

The Who at the Isle of Wight, 1969, by Eric Hayes. So much to love about this shot!

Jim Morrison, The Doors, Mill Valley CA Fantasy Fair, 1967, by Elaine Mayes. “The Fantasy Fair was an amazing three days on Mount Tamalpias, the very first rock festival, several weeks before The Monterey Pop Festival. We all had access to musicians then, and I was able to get very close to Jim. After the Doors first show on the second mountain stage, he signed autographs, and I hovered.”