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Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Side view of stage announcer reading from a pad of paper into a microphone, as seen from stage right. In the background festival staff members and other pe...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking down towards Sid, with a cigar in his mouth, sitting on the limb of a fallen tree while trout fishing in Rowan Creek.

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: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: A small area of farmland cleared to be the location of the stage on the York farm property which would shortly be the site of the Sound Storm music festiva...

Date: 1970-04-25 

Description: Guitarist Dick Wiegand and drummer Denny Craswell of Minneapolis rock band Crow, along with an unidentified woman, practice in the back of a moving truck b...

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: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: Camping site with Volkswagen vans and tents. People are milling around the camping area of the Sound Storm music festival. "Speed Kills" is painted on the...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Two young female audience members, one wearing a paisley print dress, the other wearing an American flag print dress, sit in the camping area smoking marij...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Paul Cotton, guitar player and vocalist for Illinois Speed Press, playing a Gibson guitar on stage at night at the Sound Storm music festival. Paul Cotton...

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

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Rock Festival

Date: 1970-04-25 

Description: People in front of outdoor stage at the Sound Storm rock festival. U-haul trucks and a crane are in the background.

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: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: A crew works with plywood during construction of the food stalls at the Sound Storm music festival.

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia with Bill Kreutzmann and Bob Weir, drummer and guitarist (respectively), sit with an unidentified woman on the Sound S...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Captain Billy's Whiz Band performing on stage at the Sound Storm music festival as seen from the audience. Keyboard player, Larry Robertson (left), drummer...

Date: 1970-04-25 

Description: Guitarist Luther Allison on stage at the Sound Storm festival playing a Gibson guitar, with a drummer and bassist visible behind him.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A group of bikers wearing leather jackets representing their gang affiliations sit and stand on the ground. In the background is a crowd of people near the...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

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

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: View from stage of the Sound Storm music festival audience. Behind the audience is sound system scaffolding, trucks, camper vans crowding the hill in the f...

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