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Celebration of Life Festival Poster

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DESCRIPTION

Poster advertising for the "Celebration of Life" music festival, held June 21 through 28, 1971, 150 miles north of New Orleans. Poster features two colorful birds perched atop a flower-filled goblet. Musical acts included: The Allman Brothers, Alex Taylor, Amboy Dukes, B.B. King, Ballinjack, the Beach Boys, Bloodrock, Boz Scaggs, Buddy Miles, Butterfield Blues Band, Canned Heat, Chambers Brothers, Chuck Berry, Country Joe McDonald, Delaney, Bonnie, and Friends, Dixieland Jazz Bands, Edgar Winter's White Trash, Eric Burdon, Flying Burrito Brothers, Ike and Time Turner Review, It's a Beautiful Day, James Gang, John Hartford, John B. Sebastian, John Lee Hooker, Johnny Winter, Leon Russell, Melanie, Quicksilver Messanger Service, Ravi Shankar, Richie Havens, Roland Kirk, Seatrain, Sly and the Family Stone, Symphony Orchestra, Voices of Harlem, War, and more. Event included a fireworks display.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 54175

Creation Date: 1971-05 

Creator Name: Unknown

City: 

County: 

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Madison People's Poster and Propaganda Collection

Genre: Poster

Original Format Type: prints, photomechanical

Original Format Number: PH 4003, Box 41, Folder 6

Original Dimensions: 23 x 29 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

"30-V-71" appearing on the front refers to its date of acquisition by J. Wesley Miller: May 30, 1971.

SUBJECTS

Animals

Art festivals

Arts

Birds

Fairs

Music

Musical groups

Musicians

Performing arts

Recreation

Signs and symbols

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