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Celebration of Life Festival Poster

Celebration of Life Festival Poster | Poster | Wisconsin Historical Society
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 Tina 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.
Image ID:54175
Creation Date:1971-05  
Creator Name:Unknown
Collection Name:Madison People's Poster and Propaganda Collection, 1969-1976)
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PH 4003, Box 41, Folder 6
Original Dimensions:23 x 29 inches
"30-V-71" appearing on the front refers to its date of acquisition by J. Wesley Miller: May 30, 1971.
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