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Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: Workers amid construction of the stage and the scaffolding that will hold speakers.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: An unidentified trumpeter, shirtless and wearing bell-bottoms, performing at the front of the stage at the Sound Storm music festival, as seen from the rea...

Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: Overhead view of the Sound Storm music festival stage under construction as viewed from scaffolding.

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: Phil Lesh and Bob Weir, bassist and guitarist (respectively) in the Grateful Dead, mid-performance at the Sound Storm festival. The bass guitar is made by...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: View from audience of an unidentified band performing on stage at night at the Sound Storm music festival.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Stage announcer reading from a small notebook into a microphone, as seen from stage left. In the background festival staff are setting up the stage. A smal...

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: Mickey Hart, drummer for the Grateful Dead, performing with the band on stage at the Sound Storm music festival. Guitarist Bob Weir is visible on the right...

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: View from above of Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, keyboardist and percussionist for the Grateful Dead, sitting at his keyboard mid-performance playing conga drums...

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: View from below stage of Jerry Garcia playing a Gibson guitar and singing with the Grateful Dead on stage at the Sound Storm music festival.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: View from below front of stage of either John Michael or Terry Talbot on guitar (possibly Ron Schuetter), and Tim Ayers, playing bass for the country rock...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A crowd of people in a circle are dancing at the foot of the stage at the Sound Storm music festival. Other audience members are standing around them watc...

Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: Three men positioned on the Sound Storm festival stage scaffolding maintain the electronic sound system equipment during stage construction.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1929 

Description: View down street at intersection of commercial buildings on both sides. On the left is a drug store/soda fountain, restaurant and a cafe. On the right is a...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Close-up of an unidentified singer performing with an unidentified band on stage at night at the Sound Storm music festival.

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: Elevated view of the Grateful Dead mid-performance as viewed from scaffolding above the stage, in front of rows of speakers and amplifiers. Audience member...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: David "Colonel" Leis (guitar), Steve Ungs (bass), and Roger Wylie (drums), of the band Wheezer Lockinger perform at the Sound Storm music festival.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: View from audience of Illinois Speed Press performing on stage at night at the Sound Storm music festival.

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 act Baby Huey mid-performance viewed from the audience. The band was made up of a three man horn section, electric guitar, drums, congas, elect...

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: Musical equipment cases for the Grateful Dead, sitting backstage. A large case in the center is decorated with a hand painted logo.

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