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Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Either Pat Ferreri or Phil Upchurch, playing 12-string guitar for psychedelic soul band Rotary Connection, on stage at the Sound Storm music festival.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A view of the crowded front row of the Sound Storm music festival audience from behind and under the stage.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Crowd of audience members at the Sound Storm music festival passing a large bucket of water.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: View from below front of stage of Paul Cotton, guitar player and vocalist for Illinois Speed Press, playing a Gibson guitar on stage at night at the Sound...

Photograph

US Pure Tour Van

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: The touring van with trailer for US Pure parked near the backstage area of the Sound Storm music festival. Two people are standing near the open passenger...

Date: 1970-04-25 

Description: Close-up of Guitarist Luther Allison on stage at the Sound Storm festival playing a Gibson Guitar in front of an audience.

Photograph

Bride with Drum Kit

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: A high point of the weekend was the marriage on Sunday of Robert Leslie and Barbara Swenson of the band Northern Comfort. The bride wore flowers in her hai...

Date: 1970-04-24 

Description: Chicago R&B singer Baby Huey standing barefoot on stage wearing an open green shirt on top of coveralls. Members of his horn section are visible in the bac...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Sound Storm music festival audience as seen from the stage. Trucks, camper vans, and tents crowd the hill in the background.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: An unknown harp or harmonica player in an unidentified band performing at night on the Sound Storm music festival stage.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Bob Mueller drummer for the band Woodbine performing on stage at night at the Sound Storm music festival.

Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: A group of audience members crowd around a camper, and two automobiles. Two men are leaning on a trailer carrying large tanks, perhaps generators.

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: Ron "Pigpen" McKernan playing keyboards on stage with the Grateful Dead. His t-shirt reads "Fillmore West."

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Bob Stelnicki, bass player for the Sorry Muthas, playing a washtub bass, or "gutbucket" style bass on stage at night at the Sound Storm music festival.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Rick Durett, keyboard player for the country rock band Mason Proffit, performing at the Sound Storm music festival. The crowd in front of the stage can be...

Date: 1970-04-25 

Description: A group of bikers in leather jackets that read "Drifters MC Property of Sugar Bear" and "Drifters MC Rockford" seated in the Sound Storm audience.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Captain Billy's Whiz Band performing on stage at the Sound Storm music festival as seen from the stage scaffolding. A large crowd is in front of the stage....

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A couple stand near a group of parked cars away from the audience, including a Pontiac and a Plymouth. Behind them is a crowd of men standing in front of a...

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: View from stage of Phil Lesh and Ron "Pigpen" McKernan playing with the Grateful Dead. Behind them, Mickey Hart and Jerry Garcia are visible.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Peter Obranovich (better known at the time as "Pete Bobo"), promoter for the festival, on horseback talking to festival staff at the Sound Storm music fest...

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