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Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Peter Obranovich (better known at the time as "Pete Bobo"), promoter for the festival, wearing a blue and yellow bucket hat, standing on the side of the st...

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: View from back of stage of the Grateful Dead, featuring Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann, and Jerry Garcia, playing on stage at the Sound Storm Festiva...

Photograph

Men around Campfire

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A group of young men crowd around a campfire in the Sound Stage campground. In the background is a truck and a station wagon near men who appear to be sett...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Irene "Granny" York, the owner of York Farm, the location of the Sound Storm music festival, leans on an automobile near two unidentified men, possibly fes...

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: The Grateful Dead featuring Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Bob Weir, and Jerry Garcia, performing on stage with the sun setting behind them. Ron...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd of audience members at the Sound Storm music festival, including a naked woman seen from behind.

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart playing drums on stage with the Grateful Dead. Phil Lesh, the bassist, is between them. In the background are multi-colored...

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.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Close-up of Paul Cleary, keyboardist wearing a leather vest over a jean jacket on stage at the Sound Storm music festival. Behind him is Rich Keane,saxopho...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: View from audience of country rock band Mason Proffit performing at the Sound Storm music festival.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A group of young men and women bathe in Rowan Creek near York Farm during the Sound Storm music festival.

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: View from above of Grateful Dead, featuring from left to right, Mickey Hart, Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann, and Jerry Garcia performing at the Sound...

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.

Wisconsin's First Outdoor Rock Festival

Learn about and view photographs of Wisconsin's first outdoor rock festival, a groundbreaking three-day event.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Robert Pulling wearing a headband in a self-portrait. He was a photographer for the Sound Storm music festival. A festival staff member is visible in the b...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Singer Minnie Ripperton performing with psychedelic soul band Rotary Connection on stage at the Sound Storm music festival.

Photograph

Festival Faucets

Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: A group using water faucets connected to a milk tanker associated with "Dobson Milk Transit" while the festival stage and other amenities are still under c...

Date: 1970-04-25 

Description: View from audience of guitarist Luther Allison with his band, which is made up of a drummer and bassist. A photographer is crouched in front of Allison. Pe...

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: A nude woman talks to a stagehand on the side of the stage at the Sound Storm Music festival.

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