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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Texas Pop Festival Poster - "First State"

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Check out this “First State” Texas Pop Festival poster. This is from the home of that uber collector who has been kind enough to share with us.

Two weeks after Woodstock many of the same bands, and attendees, converged on the Dallas International Motor Speedway in Lewisville, Texas to rock out. Fans experienced the music of B.B.King, Canned Heat, Chicago, Delaney & Bonnie & Friends, Freddie King, Grand Funk Railroad, Herbie Mann, Incredible String Band, James Cotton Blues Band, Janis Joplin, Johnny Winter, Led Zeppelin, Nazz, The Quarry, Rotary Connection, Sam & Dave, Santana, Shiva's Headband, Sly & the Family Stone, Space Opera, Spirit, Sweetwater, Ten Years After and Tony Joe White!


Here’s the list of bands in order of appearance:


Saturday, Aug
ust 30
Canned Heat
Chicago Transit Authority
James Cotton Blues Band
Janis Joplin
B.B. King
Herbie Mann
Rotary Connection
Sam & Dave

Sunday, August 31

Chicago Transit Authority
James Cotton Blues Band
Delaney & Bonnie & Friends
Incredible String Band
B.B. King
Led Zeppelin (announced as "The Led Zeppelin")
Herbie Mann
Sam & Dave
Santana

Monday, September 1

Johnny Winter
Delaney & Bonnie & Friends
B.B. King
Nazz
Sly and the Family Stone
Spirit
Sweetwater
Ten Years After
Tony Joe White

Here's an example of a "Second State" poster:


Here's some vid from that weekend:









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1 comment:

Rebecca Davis said...

Thanks for including Canned Heat in your blog post! They continue to boogie to this day!