German Rock Festival posters, 1967-1975

German Rock Festival posters
1967-1975

by PFA Publishing


This section of my Poster Gallery covers German Rock Festival posters from 1967 to 1975.

These are posters of festivals with four or more bands on the bill. Folk and jazz festivals are not included.

Additions and corrections to this database are appreciated.

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German Rock Festival posters
1967-1975

German Rock Festivals

  1. 1967

    1. Non Stop Beat Festival, Bremen, October 20, 21, 22, 25, 27, 28, 29, 1967
    2. Beat-Festival, Essen, November 5, 1967

  2. 1968

    1. 4. Internationales Jazz & Pop Festival Neuss `68, Neuss, September 15, 1968
    2. Internationale Essener Song Tage, Essen, September 25-29, 1968
    3. Internationales Jazz & Pop Festival, Dusseldorf, October 20, 26, 27, 1968

  3. 1969

    1. Teenage Fair `69, Dusseldorf, August 23-31, 1969
    2. The Great Bravo-Gala, Dusseldorf, August 23, 1969
    3. Burg-Waldeck Festival, Koblenz, September 14, 1969
    4. Internationales Essener Pop & Blues Festival, Essen, October 9-11, 1969
    5. Black & White Soul-Pop Festival, Heidelberg, October 18, 1969

  4. 1970

    1. Inis Reise Festival, West Berlin, February 6-8, 1970
    2. Radio Luxemburg, Essen, March 7, 1970
    3. Peace-Pop-World-Concert, West Berlin, March 30, 1970
    4. Progressive Pop Festival '70, Koln, April 3-4, 1970
    5. Implosion, West Berlin, April 11-12, 1970
    6. Second Essener Pop and Blues Festival, Essen, April 24-25, 1970
    7. Internationales Hot Jazz Meeting `70, Hamburg, April 29 & May 3, 1970
    8. Berliner Pop Festival, West Berlin, May 14-19, 1970
    9. Joint Meeting Modern Music Festival, Dusseldorf, May 16-18, 1970
    10. Pop Camp, Nurnberg, May 16-17, 1970
    11. Frankfurt `70 Open Air Rock Circus, June 20-21, 1970
    12. Hamburg Open Air Festival, June 20-21, 1970
    13. Open Air Pop Festival, Speyer, June 27, 1970
    14. Progressiv Pop Festival, Kiel, July 4-5, 1970
    15. Pop & Blues Festival, Darmstadt, July 10, 1970
    16. Euro-Pop `70 Festival, Munich, July 10-11, 1970
    17. Open Air Pop-Festival, Aachen, Aachen, July 10-12, 1970
    18. Pop Paradise, Frankfurt, Aachen, July 25-26, 1970
    19. Rocking Island Festival, Ginsheim-Gustavsburg, August 1-2, 1970
    20. Open Air Festival, Konstanz, August 8-9, 1970
    21. Open-Air Festival Heidelberg, Heidelberg, August 29, 1970
    22. Berlin Super Concert 70, West Berlin, September 4, 1970
    23. Open Air Love + Peace Festival, Fehmarn, September 4-6, 1970
    24. Rauschgift Informations-Festival, Munchen, September 18, 1970
    25. III. Essener Pop & Blues Festival, Essen, October 22-25, 1970
    26. Internationales Festival, Bremen, October 31-November 1, 1970

  5. 1971

    1. Open-Air Monster Concert, Speyer, May 29, 1971
    2. Freedom Festival, Langelsheim, May 29-31, 1971
    3. Musik Aktion Theater, Kiel, June 8-15, 1971
    4. Pop & Blues Sunday, West Berlin, June 13, 1971
    5. Pop Matches, Mannheim, July 4-5, 1971
    6. Free Open Air Concert, Hamburg, July 17, 1971
    7. British Rock Meeting Festival, Heidelberg, September 4-5, 1971
    8. British Rock Meeting Festival, Speyer & Vienna, September 4-5, 1971
    9. British-German Pop Meeting, Hamburg, September 18, 1971

  6. 1972

    1. Essen Pop Carnival, Essen, February 12, 1972
    2. Pop-Festival, Kronau, March 12, 1972
    3. German Rock Festival, Auggen, April 3, 1972
    4. Pop Festival Berlin '72, West Berlin, May 19-22, 1972
    5. 2. British Rock Meeting, Mannheim, May 20-22, 1972
    6. 2. British Rock Meeting, Germersheim, May 20-22, 1972
    7. Summer in the City, Frankfurt, June 4, 1972
    8. Wurzburg Giant Pop-Festival, Wurzburg, July 8-9, 1972
    9. 3. Deutsches Pop-Festival, Koblenz, September 2, 1972
    10. Free Economy: Free Life Pop-Festival, Essen, September 8, 1972
    11. Rock Meeting, Krefeld, November 25, 1972

  7. 1973

    1. The Sound of Britain, Frankfurt, January 17, 1973
    2. Uni Winterfest, Bonn, January 20, 1973
    3. Hot Rock Night Festival, Dusseldorf, February 24, 1973
    4. 2. Inter Beat Festival, Gifhorn, March 3, 1973
    5. Zoom Pop Carnival, Frankfurt, March 3, 1973
    6. Ostern Song Festival, Ludwigshafen, April 21-23, 1973
    7. Great Easter Circus, Dortmund, April 22, 1973
    8. Pop-Festival, Ludwigsburg, April 23, 1973
    9. Pop Meeting 73, Teningen, April 28, 1973
    10. Popfestival, Mannheim, April 29, 1973
    11. German Rock Festival, Wesel, May 13, 1973
    12. Krefeld Beat & Pop Selection `73, Krefeld, May 26, 1973
    13. 1. Summer Rock Festival, West Berlin, June 9-10, 1973
    14. 1. Summer Rock Festival, Frankfurt, June 10-11, 1973
    15. A Golden Summernight Festival, Hannover, July 14, 1973
    16. 2. Summer Rock Festival, Frankfurt, July 21-22, 1973
    17. Rock-Festival, Scheessel, September 8-9, 1973
    18. German Rock Festival, Krefeld, September 15-16, 1973
    19. 3. British Rock Meeting poster #1, Altrip, September 22-23, 1973
    20. 3. British Rock Meeting poster #2, Altrip, September 22-23, 1973
    21. 3. British Rock Meeting poster #3, Altrip, September 22-23, 1973
    22. Vorsicht Rockspannung!, Hannover, October 12, 1973
    23. Deutsch Rock, West Berlin, November 29, 1973
    24. Pop-Festival, Stolberg, December 26, 1973
    25. Christmas Meeting Festival, Hamburg, December 29, 1973

  8. 1974

    1. RockLib Carnival, Heidelberg, February 23, 1974
    2. Zoom Pop Carnival, Frankfurt, February 24, 1974
    3. Carnival Rock Festival, Kaiserslautern, February 26, 1974
    4. Rock Festival, Heidelberg, March 3, 1974
    5. German Rock Festival, Hamburg, April 14-15, 1974
    6. Rock City Festival, Freiburg-West, June 2-3, 1974
    7. 1. Pop & Jazz Festival, Speyer, June 8, 1974
    8. Pop & Blues Festival, Sindelfingen, June 9, 1974
    9. Open Air Concert, Heidelberg, June 26, 1974
    10. Hot Summer Day Festival, Bochum, July 27, 1974
    11. Open Air Festival, Bentheim, September 7, 1974
    12. The Great Music Circus, Heidelberg, September 27, 1974
    13. The Great Music Circus, Dortmund, September 28, 1974
    14. The Big Rock Show, Boblingen, December 15, 1974
    15. Christmas Meeting Festival, Hannover, December 27, 1974
    16. Rock Festival, Ludwigshafen, December 28, 1974

  9. 1975

    1. The Music Show '75, German Tour, January 20-28, 1975
    2. The Music Show '75, Dusseldorf, January 27-28, 1975
    3. German-Rock Oster-Festival, Ludwigshafen, March 29, 1975
    4. Summer Rock Festival, Lampertheim, May 8, 1975
    5. Rockfestival Krefeld, May 17, 1975
    6. Hamburger Open Air Folk & Blues Meeting, June 15, 1975
    7. 2nd Pop Meeting Festival, Dusseldorf, June 20-21, 1975
    8. St. Augustiner Wochenende Festival, Menden, June 28-29, 1975
    9. A Golden Summer Night, Hassloch, August 16, 1975
    10. A Golden Summer Night, Ludwigsburg, August 16, 1975
    11. A Golden Summer Night Concert, West Berlin, August 31, 1975
    12. The Big Rock Show, Munich, September 4, 1975
    13. A Golden Summer Night, Essen, September 5, 1975
    14. The Open Air Festival 1975 poster #1, Ludwigshafen, September 6, 1975
    15. The Open Air Festival 1975 poster #2, Ludwigshafen, September 6, 1975
    16. German Rock Festival, Munich, September 6, 1975
    17. The Big Rock Show, Dusseldorf, September 7, 1975
    18. Christmas Rock Special, Ludwigshafen, December 27, 1975
    19. Christmas Meeting, Heidelberg, December 28, 1975


1967


Non Stop Beat Festival poster
Bremen, October 20, 21, 22, 25, 27, 28, 29, 1967

1a) Non Stop Beat Festival poster
Dates & Venue: Stadthalle, Bremen, West Germany, October 20, 21, 22, 25, 27, 28, 29, 1967
Bands: Mushroams, Just Us, Yankees, Heart Beats, Happy Times, Shakespeares.
Poster Artist: Claus-Peter Pickert
Poster Size: 33 1/8” x 23 3/16”
Notes: A poster for the Non Stop Beat Festival which took place at the Stadthalle in Bremen, West Germany on October 20-29, 1967.
Over the course of seven nights, a different group appeared each night.
In addition, there was a daily dance and fashion show.



Beat-Festival poster
Essen, November 5, 1967

1b) Beat-Festival poster
Dates & Venue: Grugahalle, Essen, West Germany, November 5, 1967
Bands: The Lords, The Mats, The Space Boys, Me and Three, The Earls, Life, The Tame, The BB '66, The Strongs, Hitch-Hickers, Jackie & the Germans, The Undertakers, The Black Dandy's, The Boys, The Glorified, The Beat Boys, The Attacks, The Sir Finns, The Beats.
Notes: A poster for the Beat-Festival at the Grugahalle in Essen, West Germany on November 5, 1967.


1968


4. Internationales Jazz & Pop Festival Neuss `68 poster
Neuss, September 15, 1968

2a) 4. Internationales Jazz & Pop Festival Neuss `68 poster
Date & Venue: Stadthalle, Neuss, West Germany, September 15, 1968
Bands: Black Cats, Double Check Stompers, The Gordon Smith Blues Act, Swinging Soul Machine, Walter Strerath Trio, Alfred Haurand Trio.
Poster Art Credit: Entwurf B. Gottschalk / Druck Hub., Hoch., Dusseldorf
Notes: A poster for the 4. Internationales Jazz & Pop Festival at the Stadthalle in Neuss, West Germany on September 15, 1968.



Internationale Essener Song Tage poster
Essen, September 25-29, 1968

2b) Internationale Essener Song Tage poster
Dates & Venues: Great Hall, Auditorium of the College of Education, Construction Hall, Youth Center Hall, and the Grugahalle, in Essen, West Germany, September 25-29, 1968
Bands that performed:
Wednesday, September 25:
- 8:00: Franz Josef Degenhardt, Hans Dieter Husch, Wolfgang Neusss, Dieter Suverkrup
- 10:30 p.m.: The Fugs, Fugs extra.
Thursday, September 26:
- 3:00 (Great Hall): Bob Davenport & the Rakes, Erich Fried, Hein & Oss, Ulli & Frederik, Die Vier Conrads, Bernd Witthuser.
- 3:00 (Auditorium of the College of Education): Peter Brotzmann Gruppe, Amon Dόόl, Guru Guru Groove, Meditation, Tangerine Dream, Gunter Hempel's Time is Now with John McLaughlin.
- 8:00 (Construction Hall): Franz Josef Degenhardt, Julie Felix, Juan & Jose, Reverend Kirkpatrick, Alexis Korner, David Peel, Dieter Suverkrup, Ulli & Frederik, Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger & the Trinity.
Friday, September 27:
- 7:30 (Youth Center Hall): Rick Abao, Derroll Adams, Djani Bihler, Paca de Lucia und de Algeciras, Duo Pavarim, City Preachers, Dunja Rajter, Schnuckenack Reinhardt und seine Zigeuner, Colin Wilkie und Shirley Hart.
- 8:00 (Great Hall): Fanz-Josef Bogner, Floh de Cologne, Ingo Insterburg and Co., Rolf Schwendter, Hannes Wader.
Saturday, September 28:
- 2:30 (Grugahalle): Blossom Toes, Degenhardt-Beat, Julie Felix, St. Gile's System, Edu Lobo, The Mothers of Invention, Mother Murphys, Olympic, Tim Buckley, Soul Caravan, Time is Now.
Sunday, September 29:
- 2:30 (Grugahalle): Peter Brφtzmann Gruppe, David Peel, Cuby and the Blizzards, Family, The Fugs, Guru Guru Groove, Reverend Kirkpatrick, Alexis Korner and his Blues Group, Living Kick Formation, Schnuckenack Reinhardt und seine Zigeuner, Nisse Sandstrom Group, Tangerine Dream.
- 8:30 (Construction Hall): Rick Abao, Julos Beaucarne, Miel Cools, evtl. Hana Hegerova, Hanns-Dieter Hόsch, Edu Lobo, Ulli & Frederik, Hannes Wader, Bernd Witthόser.
Poster Artist: Reinhard Hippen
Poster Size: 23 5/16” x 33”
Notes: A poster for the first Internationale Essener Song Tage held at numerous venues in Essen, West Germany on September 25th through the 29th, 1968.
Frank Zappa was on the festival board, and helped the organizers bring numerous bands to the festival, including The Mothers of Invention.
Over the period of five days, over 40,000 spectators saw more than 150 artists perform. The largest European music festival of its time.
Earliest known Tangerine Dream poster. For this one show, Tangerine Dream consisted of Edgar Froese, Klaus Schulze, John Weinzierl (bass guitar from Amon Duul), and Karas (guitarist from Amon Duul). Tangerine Dream's performance at this festival can be heard on YouTube. It is also documented in the book Force Majeure by Edgar Froese.
This festival has often been referred to as the birth of Kraut Rock.
A documentary film of this festival by filmmakers Michael and Jochim Rusenberg was aired on WDR German TV, and features live footage of The Mothers of Invention, Amon Duul, Rick Dbao, Gunther Hampel with John McLaughlin, Uli & Frederik, Alexis Korner, Frans-Joseph Degenhardt, Insterberg & Co., Alex Kulisiewicz, Juan and Jose, Cuby and the Blizzards, Hannes Wader, Julie Driscoll, Tim Buckley, The Family, St. Giles System, plus a Frank Zappa interview. It can be viewed here.
Pink Floyd were scheduled to appear at this festival on the 28th, but cancelled their appearance at the last minute. They are listed on a page in the festival program, with pictures of the band members. They are not listed on the poster.
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"Take a Trip to Asnidhi" - Internationale Essener Song Tage poster #2

Poster Artist: Sviatoslav Petrova
Poster Size: 24 1/16” x 16 15/16”
Printing Information: Letterpress
Notes: Poster for the first Internationale Essener Song Tage.
This poster is titled "Take a Trip to Asnidhi." "Asnidhi," which means the place of the ash-tree, was the name of the 9th century settlement located within the border of the current city of Essen. "Asnidhi" became "Assind," and then, in the 18th century, was renamed Essen.
Eight bands are listed on the poster: The Mothers of Invention, Julie Driscoll, The Family, The Fugs, Alexis Korner, Tim Buckley, Blossom Toes, Cuby and the Blizzards.
Films, friends and food. Lights by Leisure Society.
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"Take a Trip to Asnidhi" reprint 2008
Poster Size: 84.1 cm x 59.4 cm (33 1/8” x 23 3/8”)
Printing Information: Offset printing.
Print Size: 300
Notes: An authorized reprint by Essen's German Poster Museum in 2008.
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Internationale Essener Song Tage poster #3

Poster Artist: Reinhard Hippen & Gertrude Degenhardt
Poster Size: 23 3/8" x 16 9/16"
Notes: An alternate green & red poster for the first Internationale Essener Song Tage. No bands listed.
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Internationale Essener Song Tage poster #4

Notes: An alternate pink & red poster for the first Internationale Essener Song Tage. No bands listed.



Internationales Jazz & Pop Festival poster
Dusseldorf, October 20, 26, 27, 1968

2c) Internationales Jazz & Pop Festival poster
Date & Venue: Johanneskirche & Rheinhalle, Dusseldorf, West Germany, October 20, 26, 27, 1968
Bands (as listed on poster):
October 20, 1968 (Johanneskirche): The Patterson Singers
October 26, 1968 (Rheinhalle): Spencer Davis Group, Holy Ghosts, Cuby & the Blizzards, Soul Caravan, Black Cats, Alexis Korner's Blues Group.
October 27, 1968 (Rheinhalle early): The Small Faces, Inez & the Racers, Roland & his Blues Workshop, Euson & Stax, Harald Eckstein Sextett, The Gordon Smith Blues Act.
October 27, 1968 (Rheinhalle late): The Small Faces, Joy and the Hit Kids, Euson & Stax, Alexis Korner's Blues Group, Time is Now, Boogie Woogie Company.
Poster Artist: Wolf Dieter Zimmermann
Notes: A poster for the Internationales Jazz & Pop Festival at the Johanneskirche & Rheinhalle in Dusseldorf, West Germany on October 20, 26, and 27, 1968.


1969


Teenage Fair `69 poster
Dusseldorf, August 23-31, 1969

3a) Teenage Fair `69 poster
Date & Venue: Dusseldorf, West Germany, August 23-31, 1969
Bands: The Spirits of Sound (Wolfgang Flur, Michael Rother, Uwe Frisch and Ralph Ermisch), The Lords, The Equals, Humble Pie, The Small Faces, Soul Caravan, Klaus Doldinger and his Nero Sound Inc., Cuby and the Blizzards, The Lumbermen, Wonderland, The Shatters, etc.
Poster Artist: Jurgen Richter
Notes: A poster for the nine-day Teenage Fair `69 at various venues in Dusseldorf, West Germany on August 23-31, 1969.
Billed as "An exhibition for young people" the Fair was used as an opportunity for companies to market their products to young people.
Attendance was approximately 300,000.



The Great Bravo-Gala poster
Dusseldorf, August 23, 1969

3b) The Great Bravo-Gala poster
Date & Venue: Kongresshalle, Fischerstrasse, Dusseldorf, West Germany, August 23, 1969
Bands: Roy Black, Graham Bonney, Dorthe, France Gall, Rex Gildo, Karel Gott, Manuela, Peggy March, Wencke Myhre, Barry Ryan, Brigitt Petry, Chris Roberts, The Lords, and The Equals accompanied by the Heinz Schachtner dance orchestra.
Notes: A poster for The Great Bravo-Gala at the Kongresshalle on Fischerstrasse in Dusseldorf, West Germany on August 23, 1969.
This was the poster for the first day of the Teenage Fair `69.



Burg-Waldeck Festival poster
Koblenz, September 14, 1969

3c) Burg-Waldeck Festival poster
Date & Venue: Rhein-Mosel-Halle, Burg Waldek, Koblenz, West Germany, September 14, 1969
Bands: Guru Guru, Ulli & Frederic, Leon Rosselsson, Hannes Wader, Wolf Brannaky, Xhol Caravan, Rolf Schwendter, Kryl, Walter Mossmann.
Poster Artist: Bernhard Richard
Poster Size: 24” x 17”
Notes: A poster for the Burg-Waldeck Festival at the Rhein-Mosel-Halle in Koblenz, West Germany on September 14, 1969.
This was the sixth and final Waldek festival, which began in 1964 as an Open-Air folk/political festival.
Tangerine Dream performed at this festival although they are not listed on the poster.



Internationales Essener Pop & Blues Festival poster
Essen, October 9-11, 1969

3d) Internationales Essener Pop & Blues Festival poster
Date & Venue: Grugahalle, Essen, West Germany, October 9-11, 1969
Bands (listed on the poster): Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation, Cuby & the Blizzards, Keef Hartley Blues Band, Champion Jack Dupree, The Nice, Pink Floyd, Pretty Things, East of Eden, Muddy Waters, Hardin & York, Hard Meat, Taste, Free, Fleetwood Mac.
Bands that performed:
October 9, 1969: Fashion, Keef Hartley Band, The Pretty Things, Yes, Warm Dust, Fleetwood Mac, Free, Spooky Tooth, Hard Meat.
October 10, 1969: Amon Duul II, Hardin & York, Keef Hartley Blues Band, Champion Jack Dupree & Shades, The Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation, Alexis Korner & New Church, Steamhammer, Muddy Waters, Taste, Shades.
October 11, 1969: Tulliver's Brain, Taste, Cuby's Blues Band, Keef Hartley Blues Band, Livin Blues, Deep Purple, Amon Duul II, The Nice, Tangerine Dream, Pink Floyd, Ekseption, Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation, Xhol Caravan, Hardin & York.
Poster Artist: Georg Boskamp
Poster Size: 38 3/8” x 25 3/32”
Notes: A poster for the first Internationales Essener Pop & Blues Festival at the Grugahalle in Essen, West Germany on October 9-11, 1969.
Tangerine Dream performed at this festival, but is not listed on the poster.
Tangerine Dream's drummer, Klaus Schulze, also played with Amon Duul II at this festival, when Amon Duul's drummer couldn't play after he took some bad LSD.
Portions of this festival were broadcast on WDR German television. Surviving video footage from the festival includes performances by the Keef Hartley Blues Band, The Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation, Taste, Deep Purple, The Nice and Pink Floyd.
Audio recording of Pink Floyd at the festival is 27 minutes, VG+ and includes Astronomy Domine, Green is the Colour & Careful With That Axe Eugene, and Interstellar Overdrive.
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Internationales Essener Pop & Blues Festival poster #2:

Notes: A poster for this show has been found (with damage) that has the following bands added to the poster on the right side: Alexis Korner, Amon Duul II, Deep Purple, Yes, Livin Blues, Milwaukee Coasters.
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Notes: A picture of posters at the Internationales Essener Pop & Blues Festival at the Grugahalle.



Black & White Soul-Pop Festival poster
Heidelberg, October 18, 1969

3e) Black & White Soul-Pop Festival poster
Date & Venue: Stadthalle, Heidelberg, West Germany, October 18, 1969
Bands: Soul Caravan, Rick & the Soultations, Group of Soul, The Smash.
Poster Size: 32” x 22 7/8”
Notes: A poster for the Black & White Soul-Pop Festival at the Stadthalle in Heidelberg, West Germany on October 18, 1969.


1970


Inis Reise Festival poster
West Berlin, February 6-8, 1970

4a) Inis Reise Festival poster
Date & Venue: Studentenhaus Steinplatz, West Berlin, West Germany, February 6-8, 1970
Bands: Amon Duul II, Tangerine Dream, Agitation Free, Music Transmission, Charly Weiss.
Notes: A poster for the three-day Inis Reise Festival at the Studentenhaus Steinplatz in West Berlin, West Germany on February 6-8, 1970.
This festival featured live music, theater and films. All five bands played at the festival on all three days.



Radio Luxemburg poster
Essen, March 7, 1970

4b) Radio Luxemburg poster
Date & Venue: Gruga-Halle, Essen, West Germany, March 7, 1970
Bands: Ricky Shayne, Andy Kim, Michael Holm, The Equals, Adriano Celentano, Robin Gibb, Katja Ebstein, Christian Anders, Dave A. Winter, The Soulful Dynamics.
Notes: A poster for the Radio Luxemburg festival at the Gruga-Halle in Essen, West Germany on March 7, 1970.



Peace-Pop-World-Concert poster
West Berlin, March 30, 1970

4c) Peace-Pop-World-Concert poster
Date & Venue: Berliner Sportpalast, West Berlin, West Germany, March 30, 1970
Bands: The Nice, Deep Purple, Spencer Davis, Hardin & York, Wonderland.
Poster Size: 22 1/2" x 32"”
Notes: A poster for the Peace-Pop-World-Concert at the Berliner Sportpalast in West Berlin, West Germany on March 30, 1970.
Achim Reichel opened the show.
Significant as being the final concert ever played by The Nice, whose performance featured a jam with Ritchie Blackmore.



Progressive Pop Festival '70 poster
Koln, April 3-4, 1970

4d) Progressive Pop Festival '70 poster
Date & Venue: Sporthalle, Koln, West Germany, April 3-4, 1970
Bands: Colosseum, Chicken Shack, Facts of Life, The Nice, Soft Machine, Procol Harum, the Kinks, Deep Purple, East of Eden, Ekseption, Mighty Baby, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Barclay James Harvest, Arthur Brown, Circus, J.C. Heavy, Jeronimo, Jess & James, Living Blues, Novak's Kapelle, Sam Apple Pie, Scratch, Steamhammer, Yes.
Poster Artist: Klaus Holitzka
Poster Size: 33 1/8” x 23 3/8”
Notes: A poster for the Progressive Pop Festival, held at the Sporthalle in Cologne, West Germany on April 3-4, 1970.
Although the Nice are listed on the poster, they did not perform, as they broke up prior to the festival.
Festival recordings that have surfaced: Deep Purple, Yes, East of Eden, Tyrannosaurus Rex, and Soft Machine (30 minutes, VG+).



Implosion poster
West Berlin, April 11-12, 1970

4e) Implosion poster
Date & Venue: Sportpalast, West Berlin, West Germany, April 11-12, 1970
Bands: East of Eden, Tangerine Dream, Consamely, Guru Groove, Sally Flip, Dauner, Nineteenth Wonder / Pretty Things, Organisation (pre-Kraftwerk), Xhol Caravan, Agitation Free, members of Amon Duul II, Gila Fuck, Check Point Charley.
Notes: A poster for the Implosion festival, held at the Sportpalast in West Berlin, West Germany on April 11-12, 1970.
Although East of Eden is listed on the poster, they did not play at this festival.



Second Essener Pop and Blues Festival poster
Essen, April 24-25, 1970

4f) Second Essener Pop and Blues Festival poster
Date & Venue: Grugahalle, Essen, West Germany, April 24-25, 1970
Bands: The Flock, Rhinoceros, Ten Wheel Drive, Groundhogs, Black Sabbath / Taj Mahal, Keef Hartley Band, Renaissance, Marsha Hunt, Krokodil, Hardin York.
Notes: A poster for the Second Essener Pop and Blues Festival at the Grugahalle in Essen, West Germany on April 24-25, 1970.



Internationales Hot Jazz Meeting `70 poster
Hamburg, April 29 & May 3, 1970

4g) Internationales Hot Jazz Meeting `70 poster
Dates, Venues & Bands:
April 29, 1970, Auditorium Maximum, Hamburg, West Germany:
- Abbi Hubner's Low Down Wizards, Ingeburg Thomsen, Champion Jack Dupree, Humphrey Lyttelton & his Band, Ingfried Hoffman Trio, Papa Bue/s Viking Jazzband
April 30 1970, Mensa-Gaststatten, Hamburg, West Germany:
- Ballroom Orchestra, Banjokers, Black Birds of Paradise, Flower Street Jazzband, Hamburg Blues Formation, Happy Jazz & Co., Heinz Junghans Jazzmen, Hot Owls, Jailhouse Jazzmen, Jan Hydts Trio, Ratcatchers, Red Hot Pods, St. John's Jazzband, Volker Zarske Quintett.
May 1, 1970, Jugendhaus am Stintfang, Hamburg, West Germany:
- Jazz on Film.
May 2, 1970, Riverboat Shuffle, Hamburg, West Germany:
- Ballroom Orchestra, Red Onions, Magnolia Jazzband, Skiffle Group, Monty Sunshine's Jazzband, Abbi Hubner's Low Down Wizards, Red Hot Pods, Sister Kate's Jazzmen, White Eagle Jazzband, Smokehouse Jazzband, Black Birds of Paradise, Blues Five, Mountain Village Jazzmen, Tin Alley Jazzmen, District Jazz Orchestra.
May 3, 1970, Musikhalle, Grosser Saal, Hamburg, West Germany:
- Alexis Korner & New Church Blues Group, Cuby & the Blizzards, Jailhouse Jazzman, Gospel Time, Marcel's Total Blues Company.
Poster Artist: Tenzer
Notes: A poster for the five day Internationales Hot Jazz Meeting `70 festival in Hamburg, West Germany from April 29 through May 3, 1970.
The festival included performances of rock and blues groups, at the Auditorium Maximum, Hamburg, West Germany on April 29, 1970, and then at the Musikhalle, Grosser Saal in Hamburg, West Germany on May 3, 1970.



Berliner Pop Festival poster
West Berlin, May 14-19, 1970

4h) Berliner Pop Festival poster
Date & Venue: Sportpalast, West Berlin, West Germany, May 14-19, 1970
Bands: Sir Douglas Quintet, Omega Jazzband, Children of Fools, The Orange Box, The Mad, Lovely People, The Downtown Drifters, The Shocs, The Twnagy Gang, Christ's Cradle, The Gloomys, The Beat Folks, The Kingsmen, Rainbow Power, Stander By, The Take Five, Electric Flagg, Die Hexer, The It Four, The Freshmen, Lilac Spider, Murphy Blend, The Mavericks, The Taxmen, The Shatters, The X-Rays, Betty Mitchell & the Hip Five, Mario Maldonado, Three Friends, Schobert U Black, Los Pamperos, The Rocky Top Up Town Singers, Cora and Frank, Peter Kursanke, Trio Kasbek, Schastroff, Franz De Byl, Nero Brandenburg, Kal Blomer, Gregor Rottschalk.
Notes: A poster for the Berliner Pop Festival at the Sportpalast in West Berlin, West Germany on May 14-19, 1970.
Also playing at this festival was Steamhammer.



Joint Meeting Modern Music Festival poster
Dusseldorf, May 16-18, 1970

4i) Joint Meeting Modern Music Festival poster
Date & Venue: Eisstadion, Dusseldorf, West Germany, May 16-18, 1970
Bands (listed on the poster): Spooky Tooth, Love Sculpture, Blodwyn Pig, Yes, Octopus, Shok Full, Plastic Feet, Blind Faith, Move, Shoes, Status Quo, Family, Brian Auger, Brainbox, Love Affair, Amon Duul II, Keef Hartley, Humble Pie, Marmalade, Edgar Broughton Band, Ekseption, Gee Bros, Cuby and the Blizzards, Chicken Shack, Steamhammer, Glover Leave, Taste, Servants, Arthur Brown, Wallace Collection, Fleetwood Mac, King Crimson, Leaving Blues, Colosseum.
Bands that performed:
May 16, 1970: Shoes, Octopus, Corporation, Brainbox, Love Sculpture, Plastic Feet, Rare Bird, Love Affair, Heavy Jelly with Jackie Lomax, Status Quo, Humble Pie, Ginger Baker's Air Force.
May 17, 1970: Fashion, Amon Dόόl II, Love Affair, Ekseption, Marmalade, Steamhammer, Edgar Broughton Band, The Move, Keef Hartley Band.
May 18, 1970: Livin' Blues, Steamhammer, Cuby & The Blizzards, Wild Angels, Free, Arthur Brown, Taste, Colosseum, Family.
Poster Size: 33 1/16” x 23 3/8”
Notes: A poster for the Joint Meeting Modern Music Festival at the Eisstadion in Dusseldorf, West Germany on May 16-18, 1970.
The Eisstadion had two stages set up during the festival, one on each end. This allowed one band time to set up while another played, and the breaks in between bands were short.
The following bands are listed on the poster, but did not appear at the festival: Blind Faith, Blodwyn Pig, King Crimson, Spooky Tooth, and Yes.



Pop Camp poster
Nurnberg, May 16-17, 1970

4j) Pop Camp poster
Date & Venue: Messehalle, Nurnberg, West Germany, May 16-17, 1970
Bands: Chicken Shack, Jeronimo, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Facts of Life, J.C. Heavy, Nosferatu, Spencer Davis, Sam Apple Pie, Honest Truth, Gun, Hernand ad Lib, Orange Peel.
Poster Artist: Klaus Holitzka
Notes: A poster for the Pop Camp festival at the Messehalle in Nurnberg, West Germany on May 16-17, 1970.



Open Air Rock Circus poster
Frankfurt, June 20-21, 1970

4k) Frankfurt `70 Open Air Rock Circus poster
Date & Venue: Radstadion, Frankfurt, West Germany, June 20-21, 1970
Bands: Byrds, Bo Diddley, Family, Little Free Rock, Jeronimo, J.C. Heavy, Orange Peel, Chicken Shack, Screaming Lord Sutch, Black Sabbath, Heavy Jelly, Jacky Lomax, Ashton, Gardner & Dyke, Badfinger.
Notes: A poster for the Frankfurt `70 Open Air Rock Circus, held at the Radstadion in Frankfurt, West Germany on June 20-21, 1970.
Family played at this festival on June 20th.
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Frankfurt `70 Open Air Rock Circus poster #2


Notes: This poster was amended with a small rectangular yellow "Chuck Berry" sticker pasted on the front of the poster.



Hamburg Open Air Festival poster
Hamburg, June 20-21, 1970

4l) Hamburg Open Air Festival poster
Date & Venue: Derby Platz, Klein Flottbek, June 20-21, 1970
Bands (on poster): Juicy Lucy, Black Sabbath, Uriah Heep, Humble Pie, Manfred Mann, Renaissance, Steamhammer, East of Eden, Family, Colosseum, Keith Emerson.
Poster Artist: Design: Klau Brastrup
Poster Size: 33 3/16” 23 9/16”
Notes: A poster for the Hamburg Open Air Festival, held at the Derby Platz in Hamburg, West Germany on June 20-21, 1970.
Family played at this festival on June 21st.
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Hamburg Open Air Festival poster with flyer attached:

Bands (on flyer): Black Sabbath, Steamhammer, East of Eden, Humble Pie, Rare Bird, Gentle Giant, Uriah Heep / Colosseum, Family, Renaissance, Juicy Lucy, Pete Brown & Piblokto, Keith Emerson, Uriah Heep. Negotiations are ongoing with Jack Bruce, Santana.
Notes: The Hamburg Open Air Festival poster was amended with a small white "Big Gig" flyer pasted on the front of the poster. The flyer updated the bands, and provided additional ticket information.



Open Air Pop Festival poster
Speyer, June 27, 1970

4m) Open Air Pop Festival poster
Date & Venue: Rheinstadion, Speyer, West Germany, June 27, 1970
Bands: Colosseum, Amon Duul II, East of Eden, Pete Brown, Xhol Caravan, The Gun, Fashion, Livin Blues, The Smash, Tyburn Tall.
Poster Size: 33 1/16” x 23 5/16”
Notes: A poster for the Open Air Pop Festival at the Rheinstadion in Speyer, West Germany on June 27, 1970.



Progressiv Pop Festival poster
Kiel, July 4-5, 1970

4n) Progressiv Pop Festival poster
Date & Venue: Ostseehalle, Kiel, West Germany, July 4-5, 1970
Bands: Black Sabbath, Hardin & York, Groundhogs, Frumpy, Sphinx Tush, Tomorrows Gift, Beatique in Corporation.
Poster Size: 33” x 23 3/8”
Notes: A poster for the Progressiv Pop Festival at the Ostseehalle in Kiel, West Germany on July 4-5, 1970.



Pop & Blues Festival poster
Darmstadt, July 10, 1970

4o) Pop & Blues Festival poster
Date & Venue: Otto-Berndt-Hall, Darmstadt, West Germany, July 10, 1970
Bands: Groundhogs, Nektar, and others.
Notes: A poster for the Pop & Blues Festival at teh Otto-Berndt-Hall in Darmstadt, West Germany on July 10, 1970.



Euro-Pop `70 Festival poster
Munich, July 10-11, 1970

4p) Euro-Pop `70 Festival poster
Date & Venue: Eissport-Stadion, Munchen, West Germany, July 10-11, 1970
Bands (listed on the poster): Taste, Edgar Broughton Band, Black Sabbath, East of Eden, Can, Juicy Lucy, Jody Grind, Hard Meat, Status Quo, Brinsley Schwartz, Mighty Baby / Deep Purple, Traffic, Amon Duul II, Steamhammer, Free, Out of Focus, Atomic Rooster, Bronco, Van Der Graaf Generator, Savoy Brown, Black Widow.
Poster Size: 33" x 23 1/2"
Notes: A poster for the Euro-Pop `70 Festival in Munich, West Germany.



Open Air Pop-Festival poster
Aachen, July 10-12, 1970

4q) Open Air Pop-Festival Aachen poster
Date & Venue: Stadion Soers, Aachen, West Germany, July 10-12, 1970
Bands (listed on the poster): Pink Floyd, Taste, Canned Heat, Traffic, Deep Purple, Quintessence, Edgar Broughton Band, East of Eden, Caravan, Champion Jack Dupree, T. Rex, Hardin & York, Fairport Convention, Amon Duul II, Keef Hartely, Mango Jerry.
Bands (who performed):
July 10, 1970: Free, If, Quintessence, Livin Blues, Principal Edward's Magic Theater, Golden Earring, Spencer Davis & Alun Daves, Deep Purple.
July 11, 1970: Edgar Broughton Band, Taste, The Keef Hartley Band, Caravan, Can, Kevin Ayers & the Whole World, Mango Jerry, Kraftwerk.
July 12, 1970: Hardin & York, Amon Duul II, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Krokodil, Raw Material, Champion Jack Dupree, Pink Floyd.
Poster Size: 33 7/16” x 23 15/16”
Notes: A poster for the Open Air Pop-Festival (aka Soersfestival) in Aachen, West Germany.
Kraftwerk performed at this festival on July 11th, but is not listed on the poster.
The following bands were advertised, but did not play at this festival: Cuby & the Blizzards, East of Eden, Fairport Convention, Traffic, Van Der Graaf Generator.
Audio recording of Pink Floyd at the festival is 85 minutes, VG- and includes Astronomy Domine, Green is the Colour & Careful With That Axe Eugene, The Amazing Pudding, Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun, A Saucerful of Secrets, and Interstellar Overdrive.



Pop Paradise poster
Frankfurt, July 25-26, 1970

4r) Pop Paradise poster
Date & Venue: Rebstock Wiese, Frankfurt, West Germany, July 25-26, 1970
Bands: Edgar Broughton Band, Judas Jump, Limbis IV, Embryo, Tangerine Dream, Wonderland, Wolfgang Dauner, Nine Days Wonder, Triptychon, Nosferatu, Floh de Cologne, Papa Zoot, Cock a Too, Dave Pike Set, Ihre Kinder, Amon Duul II, Missus Beastly, Witthuser + Westrup.
Notes: A poster for the two-day, first free pop concert, Pop Paradise, at the Rebstock Wiese in Frankfurt, West Germany on July 25-26, 1970.



Rocking Island Festival poster
Ginsheim-Gustavsburg, August 1-2, 1970

4s) Rocking Island Festival poster
Date & Venue: Nonneninsel, Ginsheim-Gustavsburg, West Germany, August 1-2, 1970
Bands: Xhol, Tangerine Dream, Missus Beastly, Guru Guru, Warm Dust, Session 8, Man.
Notes: A poster for the Rocking Island Festival at the Nonneninsel in Ginsheim-Gustavsburg, West Germany on August 1-2, 1970.



Open Air Festival poster
Konstanz, August 8-9, 1970

4t) Open Air Festival poster
Date & Venue: Bodensee-Stadion, Konstanz, West Germany, August 8-9, 1970
Bands: Colosseum, Country Joe & the Fish, Renaissance, Marmalade, Spencer Davis, Chicken Shack, Champion Jack Dupree, Ashton, Gardner & Dyke, Greatest Show on Earth, Daddy Longleg West Coast Pacific Band, Warm Dust, Amon Duul II, Frumpy, Marsha Hunt, Humble Pie, Peter Green and Rocky, Sam Apple Pie, Krokodil, Ihre Kinder, Lord Sutch, Man.
Poster Size: 33 7/16” x 23 15/16”
Notes: A poster for the Greatest Show at Bodensee open air festival at the Bodensee-Stadion in Konstanz, West Germany on August 8-9, 1970.



Open Air Festival poster
Heidelberg, August 29, 1970

4u) Open Air Festival Heidelberg poster
Date & Venue: Thingstatte, Heidelberg, West Germany, August 29, 1970
Bands (listed on poster): Pink Floyd, Deep Purple, Xhol, Edgar Broughton Band, Embryo, Quintessence, Tangerine Dream, Guru Guru Groove, Nosferatu, Missus Beastly, Fashion Pink, Floh de Cologne, Warm Dust, Weoce, Gila Fuck.
Bands (that played): Nosferatu, The Wedge, Checkpoint Charlie, Missus Beastly, and Guru Guru Groove.
Notes: A poster for the open air festival at the Thingstatte Amphitheatre in Heidelberg, West Germany, August 29, 1970.
This festival was cancelled by the original organizers, but was taken over by a new group, namely the "Cannapol Kommune" from Karlsruhe, and put on as a free festival.
Most of the bands pulled out when the festival was originally cancelled, and only a few German bands ended up playing at the festival.



Berlin Super Concert 70 poster
West Berlin, September 4, 1970

4v) Berlin Super Concert 70 poster
Date & Venue: Deutschlandhalle, West Berlin, West Germany, September 4, 1970
Bands (listed on poster): Jimi Hendrix Experience, Ten Years After, Procol Harum, Cold Blood, Cat Mother.
Bands (that played): Birth Control, Procol Harum, Canned Heat, Ten Years After, The Jimi Hendrix Experience.
Poster Artist: Holger Matthies
Poster Size: 23 3/8" x 16 1/2”
Notes: A poster for the Berlin Super Concert 70 at the Deutschlandhalle in West Berlin, West Germany on September 4, 1970.
This festival was originally scheduled to be an outdoor concert at the Waldbuhne, but due to bad weather the festival was moved indoors to the Deutschlandhalle.
Although Cold Blood and Cat Mother are listed on the poster, they did not appear. Birth Control was added to the lineup.
This festival is noted for being Jimi Hendrix's next to last concert.
It was also Canned Heat's first performance without their founder and singer, Alan 'Blind Owl' Wilson. He failed to turn up at the L.A. airport on September 2nd when the band departed for this concert, and he was found dead in Topanga Canyon the following day.



Open Air Love + Peace Festival poster
Fehmarn, September 4-6, 1970

4w) Open Air Love + Peace Festival poster
Date & Venue: Insel Fehmarn, West Germany, September 4-6, 1970
Bands (listed on poster): Taste, Peter Green, Ginger Bakers Air Force, Ten Years After, Jimi Hendrix, Canned Heat, Cactus, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Sly & the Family Stone, Procol Harum, Renaissance, Colosseum, Greatest Show on Earth, Rod Stewart & the Faces, Keef Hartley Band, Joan Baez, Mungo Jerry, Incredible String Band, Alexis Korner, Peter Thorup, John Mayall, Frumpy, Kravinkel, Burnin Red Ivanhoe, Fat Mattress, Fotheringay, Kevin Ayers, Robert Wyatt.
Bands (that played):
September 4, 1970: Kravinkel, Burning Red Ivanhoe, Fotheringay, John Surman Trio, Renaissance (set aborted due to rain).
September 5, 1970: Frumpy, Aardvark, Ginger Baker's Airforce, Fat Mattress, Keef Hartley Band, Rod Stewart & the Faces, Peter Brotzmann, Mungo Jerry, Canned Heat, Sly & the Family Stone, Cluster.
September 6, 1970: Witthuser & Westrupp, Jimi Hendrix & the Cry of Love Band, Embryo, Three Mice, Floh de Cologne, Limbus 4, Rote Steine.
Poster Size: 32 1/8” x 11 3/8”
Notes: An amazing lineup, although there were quite a few bands that did not play due to poor weather and poor organization.
Bands that are listed on the poster, but did not play were: Taste, Peter Green, Procol Harum, Key, Cactus, Colosseum, Greatest Show on Earth, Ten Years After, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Peter Thorup, John Mayall, Joan Baez, Incredible String Band, Kevin Ayers, Robert Wyatt.
This festival is noted for being Jimi Hendrix's last concert.
Audience recording of Jimi Hendrix & the Cry of Love Band from the festival: 80 minutes, VG+.



Rauschgift Informations-Festival poster
Munchen, September 18, 1970

4x) Rauschgift Informations-Festival poster
Date & Venue: Circus Krone, Munchen, West Germany, September 18, 1970
Bands: Tangerine Dream, Xhol Caravan, Out of Focus, the sub, OMM.
Notes: A poster for the Rauschgift Informations-Festival at the Circus Krone in Munchen, West Germany on September 18, 1970.
This was a drug information festival that was hosted by Krista Stadler. Attended by approximately 1,000 people.



III. Essener Pop & Blues Festival poster
Essen, October 22-25, 1970

4y) III. Essener Pop & Blues Festival poster
Date & Venue: Gruga-Halle, Essen, West Germany, October 22-25, 1970
Bands:
October 22, 1970: Ginger Baker's Airforce, East of Eden, The Gun, Mighty Baby, Embryo, Brinsley Schwarz.
October 23, 1970: Lifetime, Wolfgang Dauner Group, Fotheringay, May Blitz, Brainbox.
October 24, 1970: Moody Blues, Savoy Brown, Xhol, Amsterdam, Supertramp.
October 25, 1970: The Taste, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Chicken Shack, Kraftwerk, Guru-Guru-Groove, Witthόser / Westrup.
Poster Art: Design: Schluter & Schluter, Essen. Printing: F.W. Rohden, Essen.
Poster Size: 33 1/16” x 23 5/16”
Notes: A poster for the third Essener Pop & Blues Festival at the Gruga-Halle in Essen, West Germany on October 22-25, 1970.
Kraftwerk performed at this festival on October 25th, but is not listed on the poster.
Live recordings from this festival have been released by East of Eden, Fotheringay, May Blitz, Xhol, and Guru Guru.



Internationales Festival poster
Bremen, October 31-November 1, 1970

4z) Internationales Festival poster
Date & Venue: Stadthalle, Bremen, West Germany, October 31 through November 1, 1970
Bands: Free, Spooky Tooth, Golden Earrings, Cravinkel, Bronco, Cuby & the Blizzards, Edgar Broughton Band, Insterburg & Co., Alexis Korner, Frumpy, Machine, Ekseption, P.T. Smoke, Kevin Ayers, Uriah Heep, Witthuser & Westrup, Brainbox.
Poster Size: 32 1/2” x 23 1/16”
Notes: A poster for the two-day Internationales Festival at the Stadthalle in Bremen, West Germany on October 31 through November 1, 1970.


1971


Open-Air Monster Concert poster
Speyer, May 29, 1971

5a) Open-Air Monster Concert poster
Date & Venue: Rhein Insel, Speyer, West Germany, May 29, 1971
Bands: Family, For Ever More, Brian Auger & the Oblivion Express, Kraftwerk.
Poster Size: 33” x 23 3/8”
Notes: A poster for the Open Air Monster Concert at the Rhein Insel in Speyer, West Germany on May 29, 1971.
Brian Auger's name is misspelled on the poster as "Brain-Auger."



Freedom Festival poster
Langelsheim, May 29-31, 1971

5b) Freedom Festival poster
Date & Venue: Langelsheim, West Germany, May 29-31, 1971
Bands: Brinsley Schwartz, Ashton, Gardner & Dyke, Ekseption, Man, Can, Frumpy, Bronco, the Faces, Eloy, Mythos, Colosseum, Family, Status Quo, Steamhammer, New Abraham Group, Sam Apple Pie, Nektar, Bobbeys Children, Clouds, Scorpions, Murphy Blend, Fashion.
Notes: A poster for the 1971 Freedom Festival in Langelsheim, West Germany on May 29-31, 1971.



Musik Aktion Theater poster
Kiel, June 8-15, 1971

5c) Musik Aktion Theater poster
Dates & Venue: Ostseehalle, Kiel, West Germany, June 8-15, 1971
Groups:
Tuesday, June 8th: Brotzmann Group, Guru Guru, Eruption, Oper, Aktion
Wednesday, June 9th: Guru Guru, Sameti, Brotzmann Group, Alken, Annette
Thursday, June 10th: Irene Schweizer Group, Sameti, Aktion, Alken, Eruption
Friday, June 11th: Ash Ra Temple, Irene Schweizer Group, Tangerine Dream, Dagol, R. Carl Group
Saturday, June 12th: Tangerine Dream, Dagol, No Set, R. Carl Group, Europ. Dorfmusik, Aktion, Schwarzwurzeln, Gruppe Neue Musik
Sunday, June 13th: Ash Ra Temple, Gruppe Neue Musik, No Set, Schwarzwurzeln, Europ. Dorfmusik
Monday, June 14th: Xhol, Ton Steine Scherben, Embryo, Kreuzberger Strassentheater
Tuesday, June 15th: Ton Steine Scherben, Xhol, Aktion, Embryo, Kreuzberger Strassentheater
Notes: A poster for the Musik Aktion Theater, an eight-day Art Information Festival at the Ostseehalle in Kiel, West Germany on June 8-15, 1971.



Pop & Blues Sunday poster
West Berlin, June 13, 1971

5d) Pop & Blues Sunday poster
Date & Venue: Sportpalast, West Berlin, West Germany, June 13, 1971
Bands: Alexis Korner & Peter Thorup, Atomic Rooster, Man, Status Quo.
Poster Artist: Layout by Jurgen Woltersdorf
Notes: A poster for Pop & Blues Sunday at the Sportpalast in West Berlin, West Germany on June 13, 1971.



Pop Matches poster
Mannheim, July 4-5, 1971

5e) Pop Matches poster
Date & Venue: Eisstadion, Mannheim, West Germany, July 4-5, 1971
Bands: Renaissance, East of Eden, Ekseption, Radha Krishna Temple, Georgie Fame, Fat Mattress, Brainbox, Jacky Lomax & Heavy Jelly, Sam Apple Pie, Spirit of John Morgan, Moan, Frumpy, Ihre Kinder, Hernand ad Libitum.
Poster Artist: Klaus Holitzka
Poster Size: 33 1/8” x 23 5/16”
Notes: A poster for the Pop Matches at the Eisstadion in Mannheim, West Germany on July 4-5, 1971.
And on the 4th, around midnight, the socially critical theater of the Neustadt drama group presented "The Ones in the Shadows."
The second day of this festival was cancelled. East of Eden was one of the bands that did not play.



Free Open Air Concert poster
Hamburg, July 17, 1971

5f) Free Open Air Concert poster
Date & Venue: Sportplatz des SU Hahn, Bergdorf, Hamburg, West Germany, July 17, 1971
Bands: Tangerine Dream, Improvised Sound Ltd., Birth Control, Out of Focus, Ihre Kinder, Embryo.
Notes: A poster for the Free Open Air Concert in Bergdorf, Hamburg, West Germany on July 17, 1971.



British Rock Meeting Festival poster #1
Heidelberg, September 4-5, 1971

5g) British Rock Meeting Festival poster #1
Date & Venue: Thingstatte Amphitheatre, Heidelberg, West Germany, September 4-5, 1971
Bands: Black Sabbath, Rod Stewart & the Faces, Fleetwood Mac, Family, Beggars Opera, East of Eden, Rory Gallagher, Osibisa, Juicy Lucy, Mick Abrahams, Hardin & York, Gentle Giant, Ashton, Gardener & Dyke, Fairport Convention, Curved Air, Stone the Crows, Groundhogs.
Notes: A poster for the British Rock Meeting Festival in Heidelberg.
This festival was originally scheduled to be held in the Thingstatte Amphitheatre in Heidelberg before being moved to Speyer, West Germany, and Vienna, Austria (see below).



British Rock Meeting Festival posters #2 & 3
Speyer, West Germany & Vienna, Austria September 4-5, 1971

5h) British Rock Meeting Festival posters #2 & 3
Dates & Venues:
Rhein-halbinsel, Speyer, West Germany, September 4-5, 1971,
and
Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria, September 4-5, 1971
Bands: Black Sabbath, Rod Stewart & the Faces, Fleetwood Mac, Family, Beggars Opera, East of Eden, Rory Gallagher, Osibisa, Juicy Lucy, Mick Abrahams, Hardin & York, Gentle Giant, Ashton, Gardener & Dyke, Fairport Convention, Curved Air, Stone the Crows, Groundhogs.
Notes: A poster for the first British Rock Meeting Festival in Speyer, West Germany, and Vienna, Austria.
This was a two-day, two-city festival, in which, on the first day, half the bands would play in Speyer, West Germany, and the other half would play in Vienna, Austria.
On the second day, the bands switched places, with half the bands playing in Vienna, Austria, and the other half in Speyer, West Germany.
Above are the two posters for the festival. One is the British Rock Meeting in Speyer. The poster for the Vienna shows is called The Sensational British Superstar Festival.
Audience recording of Family from the festival in Vienna on September 4th (55 min., G-VG), and in Speyer on September 5th (11 minutes, VG, Part of the Load).



British-German Pop Meeting poster
Hamburg, September 18, 1971

5i) British-German Pop Meeting poster
Date & Venue: Ernst-Merck-Halle, Hamburg, West Germany, September 18, 1971
Bands: Family, East of Eden, Stud, Medicine Head, A.R. & Machines, Wind.
Notes: A poster for the British-German Pop Meeting at the Ernst-Merck-Halle in Hamburg, West Germany on September 18, 1971.


1972


Essen Pop Carnival poster
Essen, February 12, 1972

6a) Essen Pop Carnival poster
Date & Venue: Grugahalle, Essen, West Germany, February 12, 1972
Bands: Deep Purple, Osibisa, Atomic Rooster, Palladin, Beggars Opera, Pretty Things.
Poster Size: 23 5/8” x 33 1/8”
Notes: A poster for the Essen Pop Carnival at the Grugahalle in Essen, West Germany on February 12, 1972.



Pop-Festival poster
Kronau, March 12, 1972

6b) Pop-Festival poster
Date & Venue: Grosse Mehrzweckhalle, Kronau, Baden-Wόrttemberg, West Germany, March 12, 1972
Bands: Golden Earring, Frumpy, Ashton, Gardner, Dyke & Co., Wind, Zero, Kin Ping Meh.
Notes: A poster for the Wurzburg Giant Pop-Festival in Kronau.



German Rock Festival poster
Auggen, April 3, 1972

6c) German Rock Festival poster
Date & Venue: Festhalle, Auggen, West Germany, April 3, 1972
Bands: Birth Control, Amon Duul II, Guru Guru, Wallenstein, Sound Edge.
Notes: A poster for the German Rock Festival at the Festhalle in Auggen, West Germany on Easter Monday, April 3, 1972.



Pop Festival Berlin '72 poster
West Berlin, May 19-22, 1972

6d) Pop Festival Berlin '72 poster
Date & Venue: Waldbόhne Amphitheatre, Olympiapark Berlin, West Berlin, West Germany, May 19-22, 1972
Bands (on the poster): Pacific Gas & Electric, Atomic Rooster, If, Hawkwind, Gentle Giant, Juicy Lucy, Chicken Shack, Man, Nektar, Zarathustr, Heaven, Can, Frumpy, Brian Auger's Oblivion Express, Cravinkel, Mythos, Alexis Korner & Peter Thorup, Golden Earring, Virus, Livin Blues, Ashra Temple, Ekseption, Titanic, Karthago.
Bands (that played):
May 19, 1972: Steamhammer, Livin' Blues, Frumpy, Ekseption, Golden Earring, Mythos.
May 20, 1972: Amon Duul II, Emergency, Heaven, Pacific, Gas & Electric, Brian Auger's Oblivion Express, Nektar, Karthago, Ash Ra Temple.
May 21, 1972: Gotterdammerung, Virus, Beggars Opera, Alexis Korner & Peter Thorup, If, Man, Hawkwind, Home, Chicken Shack.
May 22, 1972: Alive and Well, Zarathustra, Blackwater Park, Juicy Lucy, Can, Atomic Rooster, Cravinkel, Triumvirate.
Poster Artist: Eckhart Bauer
Poster Size: 33 1/8” x 46 11/16”
Notes: A poster for the Pop Festival Berlin '72.
This festival was held in the Waldbuhne on the 19th, 21st, and 22nd. It was moved indoors into the Sports Palace on the 20th due to rain.
Burning Touch, Church, Buddy Miles Express, Gentle Giant, and Janus are listed on the poster, but did not appear.
Audience recording of Can from the festival.



2. British Rock Meeting poster
Mannheim, May 20-22, 1972

6e) 2. British Rock Meeting poster
Date & Venue: Friesenheimer Insel, Mannheim, West Germany, May 20-22, 1972
Bands: Pink Floyd, Humble Pie, Osibisa, Atomic Rooster, Incredible String Band, Home, Strawbs, Curved Air, Quiver, Tom Paxton, Linda Lewis, Roy Young Band, Frumpy, Ekseption, A.R.Machines, Amon Duul, Guru Guru, Pacific Gas & Electric, Buddy Miles Express / The Faces, The Kinks, Family, Rory Gallagher, Savoy Brown, Status Quo, Beggar's Opera, Brinsley Schwartz, Sam Apple Pie, Nazareth, The Doors, Country Joe McDonald.
Poster Artist: Design: Eri Foerster
Poster Size: 23 5/16” x 33”
Notes: A poster for the second British Rock Meeting. This is the first poster that was made for the festival, when it was planned to be held in Mannheim, West Germany. It was moved to Germersheim.



2. British Rock Meeting poster
Germersheim, May 20-22, 1972

6f) 2. British Rock Meeting poster
Date & Venue: Insel Grun, Germersheim, West Germany, May 20-22, 1972
Bands: Pink Floyd, Humble Pie, Osibisa, Atomic Rooster, Incredible String Band, Home, Strawbs, Curved Air, Quiver, Tom Paxton, Linda Lewis, Roy Young Band, Albert Mangelsdorff, Pacific Gas & Electric, Buddy Miles Express, The Doors, The Faces, The Kinks, Family, Rory Gallagher, Savoy Brown, Status Quo, Beggar's Opera, Brinsley Schwartz, Sam Apple Pie, Nazareth, Frumpy, Ekseption, A.R.Machines, Amon Duul, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Billy Joel, Spencer Davies, East of Eden, Jerusalem, Lindis Fame, Max Merrit, Country Joe McDonald, Uriah Heep.
Poster Artist: Design: Eri Foerster
Poster Size: 23 5/16” x 33”
Notes: A poster for the second British Rock Meeting. This was the second poster made for the festival, which had been moved to Germersheim, West Germany.
This poster has the new location and the following bands have been added to the poster: Uriah Heep, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Billy Joel, Spencer Davies, East of Eden, Jerusalem, Lindis Fame, Max Merrit, Albert Mangelsdorff.
The bands Guru Guru, and A.R. Machines have been removed from the poster.
Curved Air has released their performance at the festival on CD.
Audio recording of Pink Floyd from the festival is 84 minutes, VG+ and includes Atom Heart Mother, Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun, One of These Days, Careful With That Axe Eugene, Echoes, and A Saucerful of Secrets.



Summer in the City poster
Frankfurt, June 4, 1972

6g) Summer in the City poster
Date & Venue: Radrennbahn, Waldstadion, Frankfurt, West Germany, June 4, 1972
Bands: Joe Cocker and The Chris Stainton 12 Piece All Star Band, Head, Hands & Feet, Home, Biggles.
Notes: A poster for the Summer in the City festival at the Radrennbahn in Waldstadion, Frankfurt West Germany on June 4, 1972.



Wurzburg Giant Pop-Festival poster
Wurzburg, July 8-9, 1972

6h) Wurzburg Giant Pop-Festival poster
Date & Venue: Fussballstadion, Wurzburg, West Germany, July 8-9, 1972
Bands: Joe Cocker with The Chris Stainton 14 Piece All Star Band, Jeff Beck Group, Sixty-Nine Odin, Tucky Buzzard, Jackson Heights, Status Quo, Home, Kin Ping Meh, Zero, Franz K., Hardin & York, Troggs, Alexis Korner, Peter Thorup with 3 friends of King Crimson, Horst Steffen Sommer, Livin Blues, Jerry Lochrain, Juicy Lucy, Nazareth, Golden Earring.
Poster Size: 23 15/16” x 33 15/16”
Notes: A poster for the Wurzburg Giant Pop-Festival at the Fussballstadion in Wurzburg, West Germany on July 8-9, 1972.



3. Deutsches Pop-Festival poster
Koblenz, September 2, 1972

6i) 3. Deutsches Pop-Festival poster
Date & Venue: Deutsches Eck, Koblenz, West Germany, September 2, 1972
Bands: Guru Guru, Wallenstein, Wind, Broselmaschine, Holderlin, Witthuser & Westrupp, Klaus Doldinger and Passport, Wolfgang Dauner with Jean Luc, Ponty, Tangerine Dream, Ash Ra Temple.
Notes: A poster for the third Deutsches Pop Festival in Deutsches Eck, Koblenz, West Germany on September 2, 1972.



Free Economy: Free Life Pop-Festival poster
Essen, September 8, 1972

6j) Free Economy: Free Life Pop-Festival poster
Date & Venue: Grugahalle, Essen, West Germany, September 8, 1972
Bands: Family, Wind, Hawkwind.
Notes: A poster for the Free Economy-Free Life Pop Festival in Essen, West Germany on September 8, 1972.
This was a free festival.
There is a live recording of Hawkwind at this festival, 32 minutes, VG+. The recording is labeled September 10, 1972, so either the label is wrong or perhaps the festival was moved from Friday to Sunday.



Rock Meeting poster
Krefeld, November 25, 1972

6k) Rock Meeting poster
Date & Venue: Niederrheinhalle, Krefeld, West Germany, November 25, 1972
Bands: Atomic Rooster, Birth Control, Karthago, Sperrmull.
Poster Size: 23 5/16” x 33”
Notes: A poster for the 1972 Rock Meeting in Krefeld.


1973


The Sound of Britain poster
Frankfurt, January 17, 1973

7a) The Sound of Britain poster
Date & Venue: Jahrhundert Halle Hoechst, Frankfurt, West Germany, January 17, 1973
Bands: Gentle Giant, Steeleye Span, Amazing Blondel, Early Music Quartet, Highlanders, Alexis Korner.
Poster Artist: Gunther Kieser (uncredited)
Poster Size: 33" x 23 11/16"
Notes: A poster for The Sound of Britain festival in Frankfurt.
Gentle Giant cancelled their appearance at this festival, likely because Phil Shulman had just left the band. They were replaced by Genesis at the festival.
There is a 20 minute, VG-E, recording of Genesis at this festival.



Uni Winterfest poster
Bonn, January 20, 1973

7b) Uni Winterfest poster
Date & Venue: Universitat Bonn, West Germany, January 20, 1973
Bands: Guru Guru, Epitaph, Michal Urbaniak Group, Warschau, Grans Chicago Footwarmers, Pinte Jazz Gang, Kollektiv, Ralle's One Man Band.
Poster Size: 34 5/8” 24 7/16”
Notes: A poster for the Uni Winterfest at the University of Bonn, West Germany.



Hot Rock Night Festival poster
Dusseldorf, February 24, 1973

7c) Hot Rock Night Festival poster
Date & Venue: Philipshalle, Dusseldorf, West Germany, February 24, 1973
Bands: Family, Home, Hawkwind, Golden Earring, Focus, Savoy Brown, Vinegar Joe, Mick Abraham's Band.
Poster Size: 33 1/16” x23 11/16”
Notes: A poster for the Hot Rock Night festival.



2. Inter Beat Festival poster
Gifhorn, March 3, 1973

7d) 2. Inter Beat Festival poster
Date & Venue: Sporthalle Sud, Gifharn, Lower Saxony, West Germany, March 3, 1973
Bands: Scorpions, The String Band, Karthago, Abacus, Livin Blues, Nektar, Otto.
Notes: A poster for the 2. Inter Beat Festival.



Zoom Pop Carnival poster
Frankfurt, March 3, 1973

7e) Zoom Pop Carnival poster
Date & Venue: Zoom Club, Frankfurt, West Germany, March 3, 1973
Bands: Marsha Hunt, Brian Auger, Equals, Jade Warrior, Pussy.
Notes: A poster for the Pop Carnival held at the Zoom Club in Frankfurt, West Germany. Also listed on the poster is East of Eden for March 5th.



Ostern Song Festival poster
Ludwigshafen, April 21-23, 1973

7f) Ostern Song Festival poster
Date & Venue: Ludwigshafen am Rhein, West Germany, April 21-23, 1973
Bands: Tom Paxton, Rick Abao, Derroll Adams, Alex Campbell, Die Conrads, Eddie & Finbar Furey, Hanns-Dieter Husch, Horst Koch, Hein & Oss Kroher, Manolo Lohnes, Tom Paley, John Pearse, Christiane & Fredrik, Die Schastroffs, Christof Stahlin, Hannes Wader, Hans'che Weiss Quintet, Colin Wilkie & Shirley Hart, Rene Zosso.
Poster Artist: A. Weire
Notes: A poster for the three-day Ostern Song Festival at Ludwigshafen am Rhein, West Germany on April 21-23, 1973.



Great Easter Circus poster
Dortmund, April 22, 1973

7g) Great Easter Circus poster
Date & Venue: Westfallenhalle, Dortmund, West Germany, April 22, 1973
Bands: Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Soft Machine, Stone the Crows, Atomic Rooster, Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Jackson Heights, Rare Bird, Stray Dog, Epitaph.
Poster Size: 33 Ό” x 23 ½”
Notes: A poster for the Great Easter Circus festival.



Pop-Festival poster
Ludwigsburg, April 23, 1973

7h) Pop-Festival poster
Date & Venue: Sporthalle am Viadukt, Bietigheim, Ludwigsburg, Baden-Wurttemberg, West Germany, April 23, 1973
Bands: Golden Earring, Spencer Davis Group, Chicken Shack, Brian Auger's Oblivion Express, Beggars Opera, Hardin & York, Bronco, Bobbey's Children.
Notes: A poster for the Ostermontag (Easter Monday) Pop-Festival in Ludwigsburg.



Pop Meeting 73 poster
Teningen, April 28, 1973

7i) Pop Meeting 73 poster
Date & Venue: Turn & Sporthalle, Teningen, Baden-Wόrttemberg, West Germany, April 28, 1973
Bands: Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Spirit, UFO, Hope, Greenslade.
Poster Artist: Klaus Holitzka.
Notes: A poster for the Pop Meeting 73 festival in Teningen.



Popfestival poster
Mannheim, April 29, 1973

7j) Popfestival poster
Date & Venue: Eisstadion, Mannheim, West Germany, April 29, 1973
Bands: Fairport Convention, Spirit, Atomic Rooster, Brian Auger Oblivion Express, Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Chicken Shack, Badfinger, Beggars Opera, Greenslade, Klaus Doldingers Passport, Hawkwind.
Poster Artist: Klaus Holitzka.
Poster Size: 33 Ό” x 23 7/16”
Notes: A poster for the Pop Festival at the Eisstadion in Mannheim, West Germany on April 29, 1973.
Copies of this poster that were used to advertise the concert have part of the ticket information (above Ludwigshafen) on the right top red border removed. A 3 1/3” x 2” square section of the border was cut out and replaced with a blank red section (to the right of Flock). The cut out section contained specific regional ticket information. Multiple copies of this poster have been found with the replaced section, so it is believed that this was done by the promoter prior to putting up the posters.



German Rock Festival poster
Wesel, May 13, 1973

7k) German Rock Festival poster
Date & Venue: Niederrheinhalle, Wesel, West Germany, May 13, 1973
Bands: Birth Control, Wallenstein, Excalaber, Sound Edge.
Notes: A poster for the German Rock Festival in Wesel.



1. Summer Rock Festival poster
West Berlin, June 9-10, 1973

7l) 1. Summer Rock Festival poster
Date & Venue: Waldbuhne, West Berlin, West Germany, June 9-10, 1973
Bands: Uriah Heep, Ekseption, Family, Roy Wood's Wizzard, Gentle Giant, Wild Turkey, Edgar Broughton Band, Vinegar Joe, Groundhogs, Thin Lizzy, Strawbs, Osibisa, Beck, Bogart & Appice.
Notes: A small poster for the first Summer Rock Festival in West Berlin, West Germany on June 9 and 10, 1973.
This was part of a three day rock festival that took place in the cities of West Berlin and Frankfurt on June 9th through the 11th, 1973.
The West Berlin part of the festival was on June 9th and 10th, while the Frankfurt part of the festival took place on June 10th and 11th. The festival overlapped in both cities on June 10th.
Attendence in West Berlin was estimated at 6,500.



1. Summer Rock Festival poster
Frankfurt, June 10-11, 1973

7m) 1. Summer Rock Festival poster
Date & Venue: Radstadion, Frankfurt, West Germany, June 10-11, 1973
Bands: Uriah Heep, Family, Strawbs, Osibisa, Groundhogs, Roy Wood's Wizzard, U.F.O., Karthago, King Ping Meh, Wild Turkey, Ekseption, Nazareth, Edgar Broughton Band, Horst, Steffen Sommer, Thin Lizzy, Vinegar Joe, Gentle Giant, Chicken Shack, Beck, Bogert & Appice.
Notes: A poster for the first Summer Rock Festival in Frankfurt, West Germany on June 10 and 11, 1973.
This was the second part of a three day rock festival that took place in West Berlin and Frankfurt on June 9-11, 1973.
The Frankfurt part of the festival took place on June 10th and 11th.
Marx Brothers movies were shown between acts. At the end of the festival, a large fireworks display was set off.
Attendence in Frankfurt was estimated at 24,000.



A Golden Summernight Festival poster
Hannover, July 14, 1973

7n) A Golden Summernight Festival poster
Date & Venue: Eilenriedestadion, Hannover, West Germany, July 14, 1973
Bands: John B. Sebastian, Spencer Davis Group, Canned Heat, Tempest, Fairport Convention, Vinegar Joe, Eric Burdon, Jimmy Witherspoon.
Poster Size: 33 1/16” x 23 7/16”
Notes: A poster for A Golden Summernight Festival in Hannover.



2. Summer Rock Festival poster
Frankfurt, July 21-22, 1973

7o) 2. Summer Rock Festival poster
Date & Venue: Radstadion, Frankfurt, West Germany, July 21-22, 1973
Bands (on the poster): Sly & the Family Stone, the Faces, Rory Gallagher, Canned Heat, Black Sabbath, Tempest, the Spencer Davis Group, Gentle Giant, Curved Air, Hardin & York, Marsha Hunt, Back Door, Heavy Metal Kids, Blue.
Notes: A poster for the second Summer Rock Festival in Frankfurt.
Chick Berry played at this festival although he is not listed on the poster.
Black Sabbath and Canned Heat did not play.



Rock-Festival poster
Scheessel, September 8-9, 1973

7p) Rock-Festival poster
Date & Venue: Speed-Way Stadion, Eichenring, Scheessel, West Germany, September 8-9, 1973
Bands: Chicago, Epitaph, Nucleus, Osibisa, Vinegar Joe, Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Chuck Berry, Wishbone Ash, Odin, Bronco, Richie Havens, Ten Years After, Home, Karthago, East of Eden, Soft Machine, Argent, Buddy Miles, Lou Reed.
Poster Size: 33 9/16” x 23 9/16”
Notes: A poster for Rock-Festival at the Speed-Way Stadion in Eichenring, Scheessel, West Germany, on September 8-9, 1973.



German Rock Festival poster
Krefeld, September 15-16, 1973

7q) German Rock Festival poster
Date & Venue: Eisstadion, Rheinhalle, Krefeld, West Germany, September 15-16, 1973
Bands: Birth Control, Triumvirat, Doldinger's Passport, Guru Guru, Wallenstein, Embryo, Ihre Kinder, The Soundedge, Amon Duul II, Udo Lindenberg, Atlantis, Nektar, Karthago, Chris Braun Band, Emergency, Adarus, Achim Reichel, Randy Pie, Eloy, Jack Grumsky.
Notes: A poster for the German Rock Festival at the Eisstadion, Rheinhalle in Krefeld, West Germany on September 15-16, 1973.



3. British Rock Meeting poster #1
Altrip, September 22-23, 1973
(cancelled festival)

7r) 3. British Rock Meeting poster #1
Date & Venue: Sandrennbahn, Altrip, West Germany, September 22-23, 1973
Bands: Pink Floyd, Frank Zappa, Beck, Bogert & Appice, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Wishbone Ash, Fumble, Suzie Quatro, Lou Reed, Greenslade, Alex Harvey Band, Rare Earth, Albert Hammond and his Free Electric Band.
Notes: Original poster for the third British Rock Meeting.
This festival did not take place. It was cancelled.



3. British Rock Meeting poster #2
Altrip, September 22-23, 1973
(cancelled festival)

7s) 3. British Rock Meeting poster #2
Date & Venue: Sandrennbahn, Altrip, West Germany, September 22-23, 1973
Bands: Pink Floyd, Frank Zappa, Beck, Bogert & Appice, Lou Reed, Wishbone Ash, Lindisfarne, Rare Earth, Spencer Davis Group, Genesis, Electric Light Orchestrs, Greenslade, Linda Lewis, Medicine Head, Alex HArvey Band, Fumble.
Notes: A second poster for the third British Rock Meeting.
A number of bands have been added to the poster.
This festival did not take place. It was cancelled.



3. British Rock Meeting poster #3
Altrip, September 22-23, 1973
(cancelled festival)

7t) 3. British Rock Meeting poster #3
Date & Venue: Sandrennbahn, Altrip, West Germany, September 22-23, 1973
Bands: Pink Floyd, Frank Zappa, Beck, Bogert & Appice, Wishbone Ash, Lou Reed, Genesis, Spencer Davis Group, Linda Lewis, Back Door, Greenslade, Alex Harvey Band, Fumble, Rare Earth, Electric Light Orchestra, Lindisfarne, Medicine Head.
Notes: A third poster for the third British Rock Meeting.
Some different colors than on poster #1, and additional bands have been added to the listing.
This festival did not take place. It was cancelled.



Vorsicht Rockspannung! poster
Hannover, October 12, 1973

7u) Vorsicht Rockspannung! poster
Date & Venue: Silo, Hannover, West Germany, October 12, 1973
Bands: Agitation Free, Between, Peter Hamel, Pell Mell, Sixty Nine, Xerxes.
Poster Size: 23 3/8" x 16 1/2"
Notes: A poster for the Vorsicht Rockspannung! festival in Hannover.



Deutsch Rock poster
West Berlin, November 29, 1973

7v) Deutsch Rock poster
Date & Venue: Deutschlandhalle, West Berlin, West Germany, November 29, 1973
Bands: Guru Guru, Karthago, Randy Pie, Tangerine Dream, Kraan.
Notes: A poster for a Deutsch Rock festival at the Deutschlandhalle in West Berlin, West Germany on November 29, 1973.



Pop-Festival poster
Stolberg, December 26, 1973

7w) Pop-Festival poster
Date & Venue: Stadthalle, Stolberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany, December 26, 1973
Bands: Amon Duul II, Guru Guru, Eloy, Novalis, Charles + Morgan, Oliver Bolten.
Poster Size: 33 1/16" x 22 5/8"
Notes: A poster for the Pop Festival in Stolberg.



Christmas Meeting Festival poster
Hamburg, December 29, 1973

7x) Christmas Meeting Festival poster
Date & Venue: Planten un Blomen, Hamburg, West Germany, December 29, 1973
Bands: Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Caravan, John Baldry, Greenslade, Earth & Fire, Epitaph, Vinegar Joe, Scorpions, Brian Auger, Gateway Driver.
Poster Artist: U.M.
Poster Size: 32 13/16” x 23 1/8”
Notes: A poster for the first Christmas Meeting festival in Hamburg.


1974


RockLib Carnival poster
Heidelberg, February 23, 1974

8a) RockLib Carnival poster
Date & Venue: Auditorium, Klausen Plad, Heidelberg, West Germany, February 23, 1974
Bands: Guru Guru, Release Music Orchestra, Epsilon, Kraan, Elster Silberflug, plus a special Guru Guru & Kraan jam session.
Poster Artist: Design: Ziegler
Poster Size: 33 Ύ” x 23 7/8”
Notes: A poster for the first RockLib Front Deutsch Rock Festival in the Auditorium at the Klausen Pfad in Heidelberg, West Germany on February 23, 1974.



Zoom Pop Carnival poster
Frankfurt, February 24, 1974

8b) Zoom Pop Carnival poster
Date & Venue: Zoom Club, Frankfurt, West Germany, February 24, 1974
Bands: Fumble, Medicine Head, Brian Auger's Oblivion Express, Mushroom.
Notes: A poster for the Zoom Pop Carnival held at the Zoom Club in Frankfurt, West Germany on February 24, 1974.
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Zoom Pop Carnival poster #2

Notes: A Zoom Club calendar poster that lists the Pop Carnival at the Zoom Club in Frankfurt, West Germany on February 24, 1974.



Carnival Rock Festival poster
Kaiserslautern, February 26, 1974

8c) Carnival Rock Festival poster
Date & Venue: Landwirtschaftsh, Kaiserslautern, West Germany, February 26, 1974
Bands: Vinegar Joe, Atlantis, Karthago, Guru Guru, Massage, Punished Men.
Poster Size: 39 5/16” x 27 ½”
Notes: A poster for the Carnival Rock Festival at the Landwirtschaftsh in Kaiserslautern, West Germany on February 26, 1974.



Rock Festival poster
Heidelberg, March 3, 1974

8d) Rock Festival poster
Date & Venue: Rhein-Neckar-Halle, Heidelberg, West Germany, March 3, 1974
Bands: Nazareth, UFO, Vinegar Joe, Edgar Broughton Band, Longtall Ernie and the Shakers, Greenslade, Scorpions, Tiger B. Smith.
Notes: A poster for the Rock Festival at the Rhein-Neckar-Halle in Heidelberg, West Germany on March 3, 1974.



German Rock Festival poster
Hamburg, April 14-15, 1974

8e) German Rock Festival poster
Date & Venue: Ernst-Merck-Halle, Hamburg, West Germany, April 14-15, 1974
Bands: Kraan, Atlantis, Kraftwerk, Amon Duul II, Chris Braun Band, Jack Grunsky, Jane, Epitaph, Karthago, Guru Guru, Pork Pie, Nektar, Birth Control, Randy Pie.
Notes: A poster for the German Rock Festival at the Ernst-Merck-Halle in Hamburg, West Germany on April 14-15, 1974.



Rock City Festival poster
Freiburg-West, June 2-3, 1974

8f) Rock City Festival poster
Date & Venue: Eisstadion, Freiburg-West, West Germany, June 2-3, 1974
Bands: Atlantis, Birth Control, Wallenstein, Amon Duul II, Guru Guru, Brian Auger, Tempest, Kraan, Kartrago, Kin Ping Meh, Ihre Kinder, Embryo, Triumvirat, Puppenhaus, Pell Mell, Set Sun Morning.
Notes: A poster for the Rock City festival in Freiburg-West.
"Jon Hiseman with Tempest" is on a white strip of paper that is pasted over "Spencer Davis Group" on the poster.



1. Pop & Jazz Festival poster
Speyer, June 8, 1974

8g) 1. Pop & Jazz Festival poster
Date & Venue: Rheinstadion, Speyer, West Germany, June 8, 1974
Bands: Hardcake Special, Vinegar Joe, Michael Chapman, Rod Clements, Professor Sutton, Frederic Rabold, The Jazz Inspiration Orchestra, Volker Kriegel, Spectrum, Albert Mangelsdorff Quartet.
Poster Size: 33 5/16” x 23 11/16”
Notes: A poster for the first Jazz & Pop Festival in Speyer.



Pop & Blues Festival poster
Sindelfingen, June 9, 1974

8h) Pop & Blues Festival poster
Date & Venue: Messehalle, Sindelfingen, West Germany, June 9, 1974
Bands: John Mayall & His New Bluesband, Nektar, Man, guests.
Size: 33” x 23 5/16”
Notes: A poster for the Pop & Blues Festival in Sindelfingen.



Open Air Concert poster
Heidelberg, June 26, 1974

8i) Open Air Concert poster
Date & Venue: Thing-Statte, Heidelberg, West Germany, June 26, 1974
Bands: Alexis Korner & Peter Thorup, Nightsun, Mike Cooper, Nine Days Wonder.
Poster Artist: Klaus Holitzka
Size: 33” x 23 1/4”
Notes: A poster for the Open Air Concert at the Thing-Statte in Heidelberg, West Germany on June 26, 1974.



Hot Summer Day Festival poster
Bochum, July 27, 1974

8j) Hot Summer Day Festival poster
Date & Venue: Kamistad Theater, Bochuum, West Germany, July 27, 1974
Bands: Savoy Brown, Thin Lizzy, UFO, Earth & Fire, Livin Blues, Electric Mud, Grobschnitt, Hardin & York.
Notes: A poster for the Hot Summer Day Festival in Bochum.



Open Air Festival poster
Bentheim, September 7, 1974

8k) Open Air Festival poster
Date & Venue: Freilicht Buhne, Bentheim, West Germany, September 7, 1974
Bands: Birth Control, Triumvirat, Preludium, Alquin.
Notes: A poster for the Open Air Festival at the Freilicht Buhne in Bentheim, West Germany on September 7, 1974.



The Great Music Circus poster
Heidelberg, September 27, 1974

8l) The Great Music Circus poster
Date & Venue: Rhein-Necktar-Halle, Heidelberg, West Germany, September 27, 1974
Bands: Humble Pie, Rory Gallagher, Electric Light Orchestra, Chapman + Whitney, Peter Frampton.
Notes: A poster for the Rock-Festival in Heidelberg.



The Great Music Circus poster
Dortmund, September 28, 1974

8m) The Great Music Circus poster
Date & Venue: Westfallenhalle, Dortmund, West Germany, September 28, 1974
Bands: Humble Pie, Rory Gallagher, Electric Light Orchestra, Black Oak Arkansas, Chapman + Whitney, The Johnny Rivers Boogie Band, Peter Frampton, Bo Hansson, Geordie.
Notes: A poster for the Rock-Festival in Dortmund.



The Big Rock Show poster
Boblingen, December 15, 1974

8n) The Big Rock Show poster
Date & Venue: Sporthalle, Boblingen, West Germany, December 15, 1974
Bands: Focus, Humble Pie, Atlantis, Cyril, Thin Lizzy.
Size: 33 1/16” x 23 5/16”
Notes: A poster for The Big Rock Show at the Sporthalle in Boblingen, West Germany on December 15, 1974.



Christmas Meeting Festival poster
Hannover, December 27, 1974

8o) Christmas Meeting Festival poster
Date & Venue: Niedersachsenhalle, Hannover, West Germany, December 27, 1974
Bands: Nektar, East of Eden, Chicken Shack, Country Joe McDonald, Scorpions, Jane.
Poster Size: 33” x 23 5/16”
Notes: A poster for the second Christmas Meeting festival at the Niedersachsenhalle in Hannover, West Germany on December 27, 1974.



Rock Festival poster
Ludwigshafen, December 28, 1974

8p) Rock Festival poster
Date & Venue: Friedrich-Ebert-Halle, Ludwigshafen, West Germany, December 28, 1974
Bands: Nektar, Country Joe McDonald, Chicken Shack, East of Eden, Birth Control, Eloy, Karthago, Kin Ping Meh, Breakfast, Hard Cake Special.
Poster Size: 23 13/16” x 33 5/8”
Notes: A poster for the Rock Festival at the Friedrich-Ebert-Halle in Ludwigshafen, West Germany on December 28, 1974.


1975


The Music Show '75 poster
German Tour, January 20-28, 1975

9a) The Music Show '75 poster
Dates & Venues:
January 20-21, 1975 - Jahrhunderthalle, Frankfurt, West Germany
January 22-23, 1975 - Deutsches Museum, Munchen, West Germany
January 26, 1975 - Congress Centrum, Hamburg, West Germany
January 27-28, 1975 - Kongresshalle, Dusseldorf, West Germany
Bands: Doobie Brothers, Graham Central Station, Bonaroo / Little Feat, Montrose, Tower of Power.
Notes: A poster for German tour of The Music Show '75 from January 20-28, 1975. This was a touring festival, put on by Warner Brothers Records.



The Music Show '75 poster
Dusseldorf, January 27-28, 1975

9b) The Music Show '75 poster
Date & Venue: Kongresshalle, Dusseldorf, West Germany, January 27-28, 1975
Bands: Doobie Brothers, Graham Central Station, Bonaroo / Little Feat, Montrose, Tower of Power.
Poster Size: 22 11/16" x 16 1/16"
Notes: A poster for The Music Show '75 in Dusseldorf. This was a touring festival, put on by Warner Brothers Records.



German Rock Oster-Festival poster
Ludwigshafen, March 29, 1975

9c) German Rock Oster-Festival poster
Date & Venue: Friedrich-Ebert-Halle, Ludwigshafen, West Germany, March 29, 1975
Bands: Atlantis, Randy Pie, Guru Guru, Pell Mell, Karthago, Kraan, Amon Duul II, Hard Cake Special, Holderlin.
Poster Size: 24 3/16” x 33 15/16”
Notes: A poster for the German Rock Oster-Festival at the Friedrich-Ebert-Halle in Ludwigshafen, West Germany on March 29, 1975.



Summer Rock Festival poster
Lampertheim, May 8, 1975

9d) Summer Rock Festival poster
Date & Venue: Westendhalle, Lampertheim, Hesse, West Germany, May 8, 1975
Bands: Guru Guru, Mani, Nine Day's Wonder, Tritonus, Marilyn, Candy, Martin Griffiths, Uli Gross.
Notes: A poster for the Summer Rock Festival at the Westendhalle in Lampertheim, Hesse, West Germany on May 8, 1975.



Rockfestival Krefeld poster
Krefeld, May 17, 1975

9e) Rockfestival Krefeld poster
Date & Venue: Rheinlandhalle, Eisstadion, Krefeld, West Germany, May 17, 1975
Bands: Livin Blues, Kraan, Jane, Wallenstein, Doldinger's Passport, Chicken Shack.
Notes: A poster for the Rockfestival Krefeld at the Rheinlandhalle, Eisstadion in Krefeld, West Germany on May 17, 1975.



1. Hamburger Open Air Folk & Blues Meeting poster
Hamburg, June 15, 1975

9f) 1. Hamburger Open Air Folk & Blues Meeting poster
Date & Venue: Stadtpark, Hamburg, West Germany, June 15, 1975
Bands: Ougenweide, Brenda Wootton & Rob Bartlett, Planxty, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, Steeleye Span.
Notes: A poster for the Hamburger Open Air Folk & Blues Meeting at the Stadtpark in Hamburg, West Germany on June 15, 1975



2nd Pop Meeting Festival poster
Dusseldorf, June 20-21, 1975

9g) 2nd Pop Meeting Festival poster
Date & Venue: Philipshalle, Dusseldorf, West Germany, June 20-21, 1975
Bands: Nektar, Ginger Baker Gurvitz Armee, Gentle Giant, Earth & Fire, East of Eden, Savoy Brown, Hardin & York, McCracken, Stan Webb's Chicken Shack, Kraan, Eloy, Omega, UFO, Randy Pie, Message, Scorpions, Kin Ping Meh, Long Tall Ernie & Shakers, John Kirkbride, Grobschnitt, Secret Oyster, Deadlock, Streetmark, Maudlin Eye, Pell Mell, Time of Commotion.
Poster Artist: graphic design by Jochen Florstadt
Poster Size: 34 Ό” x 23 13/16”
Notes: A poster for the 2nd Pop Meeting festival at the Philipshalle in Dusseldorf, West Germany on June 20-21, 1975.
Audience recording of Gentle Giant at the festival on June 21st.



St. Augustiner Wochenende Festival poster
Menden, June 28-29, 1975

9h) St. Augustiner Wochenende Festival poster
Date & Venue: Schulzentrum Menden Sud, Menden, West Germany, June 28-29, 1975
Bands: Ougenweide, Hanns Dieter Husch, Malcolm's Locks, Ulrich Roski, Leinemann, Monty Sunshine's Jazz Band, Insterburg & Co.
Poster Size: 33 1/8” x 23 3/8”
Notes: A poster for the St. Augustiner Wochenende Festival at the Schulzentrum Menden Sud in Menden, West Germany on June 28-29, 1975.



A Golden Summer Night poster #1
Hassloch, August 16, 1975

9i) A Golden Summer Night poster #1
Date & Venue: Radrennbahn, Hassloch, Pfalz, West Germany, August 16, 1975
Bands: Wishbone Ash, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Lou Reed, Nektar, Soft Machine, Renaissance, Ozark Mountain Daredevils, Caravan, Climax Blues Band.
Poster Art: Design: Mohr/Pohl
Poster Size: 23 3/8” x 33 1/8”
Notes: A poster for A Golden Summer Night festival, originally scheduled to be held in Hassloch, West Germany.



A Golden Summer Night poster #2
Ludwigsburg, August 16, 1975

9j) A Golden Summer Night poster #2
Date & Venue: Ludwig-Jahn-Stadion, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, August 16, 1975
Bands: Wishbone Ash, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Lou Reed, Nektar, Soft Machine, Renaissance, Ozark Mountain Daredevils, Caravan, Climax Blues Band.
Poster Art: Design: Mohr/Pohl
Poster Size: 23 3/8” x 33 1/16”
Notes: A second poster for the first Golden Summer Night festival, after it had been moved to Ludwigsburg.



A Golden Summer Night Concert poster #1
West Berlin, August 31, 1975

9k) A Golden Summer Night Concert poster
Date & Venue: Deutschlandhalle, West Berlin, West Germany, August 31, 1975
Bands: Wishbone Ash, Renaissance, Caravan, UFO, Message.
Notes: A poster for A Golden Summer Night Concert at the Deutschlandhalle in West Berlin, West Germany on August 31, 1975.



The Big Rock Show poster
Munich, September 4, 1975

9l) The Big Rock Show poster
Date & Venue: Circus Krone, Munich, West Germany, September 4, 1975
Bands: Status Quo, Supertramp, Thin Lizzy, Randy Pie, Snafu.
Poster Size: 33” x 23 5/8”
Notes: A poster for The Big Rock Show in Munich, West Germany on September 4, 1975.



A Golden Summer Night poster
Essen, September 5, 1975

9m) A Golden Summer Night poster
Date & Venue: Grugahalle, Essen, West Germany, September 5, 1975
Bands: Wishbone Ash, Dave Mason, Baker Gurvitz Army, Renaissance.
Poster Size: 23 5/16” x 33”
Notes: A poster for A Golden Summer Night festival at the Grugahalle in Essen, West Germany on September 5, 1975.



The Open Air Festival 1975 poster #1
Ludwigshafen, September 6, 1975

9n) The Open Air Festival 1975 poster #1
Date & Venue: Radstadion Friesenheim, Ludwigshafen, West Germany, September 6, 1975
Bands: Alice Cooper Show, Status Quo, Randy Pie, UFO, Baker Gurvitz Army, Snafu, Chapman-Whitney Streetwalkers, Leslie West, Supertramp.
Poster Size: 23 5/16” x 33 1/16”
Notes: A poster for The Open Air Festival 1975 in Ludwigshafen.



The Open Air Festival 1975 poster #2
Ludwigshafen, September 6, 1975

9o) The Open Air Festival 1975 poster #2
Date & Venue: Radstadion Friesenheim, Ludwigshafen, West Germany, September 6, 1975
Bands: Alice Cooper Show, Status Quo, Randy Pie, UFO, Snafu, Leslie West, and Supertramp.
Notes: A poster for The Open Air Festival 1975 in Ludwigshafen. The bands Baker Gurvitz Army, and Chapman-Whitney Streetwalkers have been removed from the poster.



German Rock Festival poster
Munich, September 6, 1975

9p) German Rock Festival poster
Date & Venue: Circus Krone, Munich, West Germany, September 6, 1975
Bands: Scorpions, Kraan, Jubal, Hoelderlin, Atlantis, Embryo, Dark Impression, Sahara.
Poster Size: 33 1/16” x 23 3/8”
Notes: A poster for the German Rock Festival in Munich.



The Big Rock Show poster
Dusseldorf, September 7, 1975

9q) The Big Rock Show poster
Date & Venue: Philipshalle, Dusseldorf, West Germany, September 7, 1975
Bands: Status Quo, Supertramp, Thin Lizzy, Snafu.
Poster Size: 33 1/16” x 23 3/8”
Notes: A poster for The Big Rock Show in Dusseldorf.



Christmas Rock Special poster
Ludwigshafen, December 27, 1975

9r) Christmas Rock Special poster
Date & Venue: Friedrich-Ebert-Halle, Ludwigshafen, West Germany, December 27, 1975
Bands: Manfred Mann's Earthband, Colosseum II, Steve Mariott's Allstars, Atlantis, Kin Ping Meh, Osibisa, Message.
Poster Size: 23 7/16” x 33”
Notes: A poster for the Christmas Rock Special festival in Ludwigshafen.



Christmas Meeting poster
Heidelberg, December 28, 1975

9s) Christmas Meeting poster
Date & Venue: Rhein-Nektar-Halle, Heidelberg-Eppelheim, West Germany, December 28, 1975
Bands: Golden Earring, Pretty Things, Curved Air, Nektar, Kraan, Trace.
Poster Size: 23 1/8” x 32 3/8”
Notes: A poster for the Christmas Meeting at the Rhein-Nektar-Halle in Heidelberg-Eppelheim, West Germany on December 28, 1975.