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Madeley, Newcastle-under-Lyme,
May 23rd and 24th 1970.

      Festival Line-up.
  • Demon Fuzz, 
  • Trader Horne
  • Screaming Lord Sutch
  • Mungo Jerry
  • Family
  • Titus Groan
  • Mike Cooper. 
  • Ginger Bakers Airforce
  • Tony Joe White.

  • The Flaming Groovies. 
  • Black Sabbath.
  • Wildmouth 
  • Quintessence.
  • Colosseum. 
  • Free
  • Grateful Dead 
  • Mungo Jerry
  • Jose Feliciano
  • Traffic.


    Festival DJ : John Peel.

    Proposed Running order- from Disc and Music Echo 5-23-70.
    SATURDAY, May 23 Afternoon
    Lord Sutch And His Heavy Friends ,Pete Townshend and Jimmy Page ,Radha Krishna Temple ,Demon Fuzz ,FAMILY
    Titus Groan ,Mike Cooper ,Mungo Jerry ,Tony Joe White, GINGER BAKER'S AIR FORCE.

    SUNDAY, May 24 Afternoon
    Colosseum ,Quintessence, Black Sabbath ,GRATEFUL DEADówith hopes of an all-star ''jam'' session involving Eric Clapton and debut of Peter Green, since splitting from Fleetwood Mac.

    Free ,Trader Horne ,TRAFFIC ,JOSE FELICIANO

    NB : Mungo Jerry played again after the Dead on Sunday, Tony Joe White played last on Saturday night , after Ginger Baker . The all star jams did not eventuate.

    Hollywood festival menu

    Many thanks go to Garry Marsh for his fantastic archival material which has enabled us to construct most of the site. Also to Martin Williams for his oral history and colour photo of the stage and site ,Simon Phillips for all the Grateful Dead archival material and Bob Colover for the film footage .

        We have been endeavoring to collect audience or sbd tapes of the performances at this festival , so we can effectively review the performances, provide set lists and band line-ups. The intention is to also display as many personal histories of the festival as possible.

      If you can contribute in any way, with tapes, reviews from the music press, photos or personal histories, please Contact us.

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