30th August 1969, Two weeks after the Woodstock festival, the second Isle Of Wight festival took place. Over 150,000 turned up over the two days to see Bob Dylan, The Band, Blodwyn Pig, Blonde On Blonde, Bonzo Dog Dooh Dah Band, Edgar Broughton Band, Joe Cocker, Aynsley Dunbar, Family, Fat Mattress, Julie Felix, Free, Gypsy, […]

We’ve been talking about music festivals. What is the best festival you’ve attended, who did you see and have you bought tickets for a festival this year? Piece here on one of the biggest and best – the Isle of Wight festival: https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-notes/isle-of-wight-festival/ The Isle Of Wight Festival – August 1970 | This Day In […]

In August of 1970 during the middle of Jim Morrison's trial in Miami, Jim was given permission by the judge to leave the country to perform at the Isle of Wight Festival in England. On Aug. 29, 1970, The Doors played at the festival. It was The Doors' last filmed and recorded concert, and they […]

The Woodstock festival had just completed Aug. 19, 49 years ago. One of the questions on a lot of peoples minds then was 'how come Bob Dylan didn't play at the festival? It was virtually in his back yard!" Here is a story from the UK that might answer that question. http://www.independent.co.uk/…/bob-dylan-how-the-isle-of-wi… Here’s how the […]

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