In 2004 The Who returned to the Isle Of Wight Festival for the first time since their legendary performance in 1970. After a long absence, the festival had been reborn in 2002 and continues to this day. Their UK concerts in 2004 were the first in their home country since the death of founder member John Entwistle. As the evening shadows lengthened across the festival site, The Who took to the stage and delivered an incendiary performance packed with hit singles and classic album tracks and the concert more than lived up to the fan’s expectations and memories of 1970.
The site of the 1969 Woodstock festival has been added to the National Register of Historic Places, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced this week. Cuomo called the festival a “pivotal moment in both New York and American history,” stating that its designation as a Historic site will preserve the landmark for future generations. The … Continue reading Woodstock Site Added to National Historic Register
A report from Billboard yesterday puts to rest speculation of what a 2017 lineup might look like for Desert Trip, the epic classic rock festival that brought The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Roger Waters, Bob Dylan, The Who and Neil Young to one stage over two weekends in 2016. Festival promoter Paul Tollet, who also … Continue reading Epic Desert Trip Festival Not Returning in 2017