The Monterey International Pop Music Festival was a three-day concert event held June 16 to June 18, 1967, at the Monterey County Fairgrounds in Monterey, California. He and Krause earned a contract with Warner Brothers. The film stock was Eastman Kodak's recently released "high-speed" 16mm Ektachrome 100 ASA color reversal motion picture stock, without which the nighttime shows would have been virtually impossible to shoot in color. Monterey featured career-making performances by Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Otis Redding, but they were just a few of the performers in a wildly diverse lineup that included Simon and Garfunkel, the Mamas and the Papas, the Who, the Byrds, Hugh Masekela, and the extraordinary Ravi Shankar. Pennebaker's film crew. HarperCollins. Music writer Rusty DeSoto argues that pop music history tends to downplay the importance of Monterey in favor of the "bigger, higher-profile, more decadent" Woodstock Festival, held two years later. But the weekend of June 16–18, 1967 was the first time it was used to showcase rock music. Nor did we want their problems to ruin or in any way disturb other people or disrupt the music ...Our security worked with the Monterey police. Browne, David. Es wurde vom 16. [citation needed] It was a key factor in the festival's success and it was greatly appreciated by the artists—in the Monterey film, David Crosby can clearly be seen saying "Great sound system!" Insgesamt besuchten zwischen 50.000 und 90.000 Menschen das Festival. Hoskyns, Barney, Waiting for the Sun, St. Martin's Press, 1996, pg. Music writer Rusty DeSoto argues that pop music history tends to downplay the importance of Monterey in favor of the "bigger, higher-profile, more decadent" Woodstock Festival, held two years later. Introduced by Chet Helms Sang by Janis Joplin. Redding's show, received well by the audience ("there is certainly more audible crowd participation in Redding's set than in any of the others filmed by Pennebaker that weekend") included "Respect" and a version of "Satisfaction". Juni 1967 auf dem Monterey County Fairground in Kalifornien veranstaltet. They decided to toss a coin, with the Who performing before Hendrix.[21]. The festival did not become an annual event. As a result, only one song was not captured in part at least from both act's performances. I have never heard anything in music that could be said to be qualitatively better than the performance of the Dead, Sunday night. April 2020 um 05:43 Uhr bearbeitet. I loved both acts. I sat there gape-jawed. We didn't want people who got themselves into trouble and needed medical attention to go untreated. Monterey Pop Festival Various Artist. Introduction by Paul Simon introduced by Tom Smothers.[1]. SUNDAY, JUNE 18. Get info about new releases, essays and interviews on the Current, Top 10 lists, and sales. However, in 2017 on the 50th anniversary of the festival, the "Monterey International Pop Festival – Celebrates 50 Years" was held at the same venue on the same weekend, with the participation of Lou Adler. It was also reported locally that Eric Burdon had checked out the provisions and healthcare facilities. The, Perusse, Bernard. Monterey International Pop Festival – Original Poster. The Raga Dhun (Dadra and Fast Teental) – later miscredited as "Raga Bhimpalasi" – an excerpt from Shankar's four-hour performance at the festival, concluded the Monterey Pop film. It was a particularly important meeting place for bands from the Bay Area and L.A., who had tended to regard each other with a degree of suspicion – Frank Zappa for one made no secret of his low regard for some of the San Francisco bands – and until that point the two scenes had been developing separately along fairly distinct lines. The Road to Woodstock (p. 53). [6] Adler said the cameramen were instructed to capture at least two complete songs for most of the acts, but for certain others, particularly the Who and Hendrix, to film as much of the sets as possible. Jimi Plays Monterey and Shake! The audio recordings of the festival eventually became the basis for many albums, most notably the 1970 release Historic Performances Recorded at the Monterey International Pop Festival featuring partial sets by Otis Redding and Jimi Hendrix. The Mamas & the Papas closed the festival. [15][16][17] The fairgrounds' enclosed performance arena, where the music took place, had an approved festival capacity of 7,000, but it was estimated that 8,500 jammed into it for Saturday night's show, with many extra attendees standing around the sides of the arena. Crowd estimates for the festival have ranged from 25,000-90,000 people, who congregated in and around the festival grounds. to bandmate Chris Hillman at the start of the Byrds' soundcheck. As Andrew Oldham recounted, “The Monterey Pop Festival was the “first major rock festival” and the beginning of the future and potential of our music. All other musical acts played to a packed house. Note: Hugh Masekela set list is incomplete. HarperCollins. The Monterey Pop Festival embodied the theme of California as a focal point for the counterculture and generally is regarded as one of the beginnings of the "Summer of Love" in 1967;[2] the first rock festival had been held just one week earlier at Mount Tamalpais in Marin County, California, the KFRC Fantasy Fair and Magic Mountain Music Festival. [12] The organizers succeeded beyond all expectations. It's festival time! He died six months later in a plane crash at the age of 26. B. Jimi Hendrix, Otis Redding und Ravi Shankar). April 27, 2017. Search through the Rock Hall's archival collections here, including photographs, manuscripts, business records, posters, handbills, Im Organisationskomitee saßen zudem The Beatles und The Beach Boys.Es wurde vom 16. Find and share Monterey Pop Festival 1967 setlists. HarperCollins. The showground arena, where the performances took place, had 5,850 stand seats, but many others had floor and perimeter standing tickets, allowing between 7000 and 10,000 to witness the 5 concerts held that weekend (One on Friday night, two on Saturday and two on Sunday). [27] The festival would be one of his last major performances. Festival goers could buy a full weekend ticket, or tickets for the 5 separate shows. And it seemed so lame to me, at the time. Ten black-and-white photographs taken by Mayes at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival of Cass Elliot, Jimi Hendrix, Brian Jones, Janis Joplin, John and Michelle Phillips, Otis Redding, Ravi Shankar, and Simon Garfunkel, as well as an image of a police officer working the festival. Monterey Pop Festival Single Day Lineup Announced. Monterey and Big Sur had been known as the site for the long-running Monterey Jazz Festival and Big Sur Folk Festival; the promoters saw the Monterey Pop festival as a way to validate rock music as an art form in the way in which jazz and folk were regarded. ", Morse, Steve. The festival was planned in seven weeks by John Phillips of the Mamas & the Papas, record producer Lou Adler, Alan Pariser and publicist Derek Taylor. They decided to toss a coin, with the Who performing before Hendrix.[21]. With his characteristic vérité style—and a camera crew that included the likes of Albert Maysles and Richard Leacock—D. Jimi Plays Monterey & Shake! We went on. [29]. Norah Jones, daughter of Ravi Shankar, was one of the headliners.[41]. The local law enforcement authorities never expected to like the people they came in contact with as much as they did. [Part 3] : UNT Digital Library", "Bruce Johnston On the Beach Boys' Enduring Legacy (Interview)", "Folk Revival Roots Still Evident in 1990s Recordings of San Francisco", "Chip Monck: Grandfather of Rock and Roll Productions", Monterey International Pop Festival – Celebrates 50 Years, Monterey Pop Festival Art Director Tom Wilkes, MUSIC FESTIVALS: III. Pennebaker contacted Nyro and invited her to a screening of the footage so that she might see for herself but she died before this could be arranged. Pennebaker, 900 Nights: Big Brother and the Holding Company with Janis Joplin, Film by D.A. Michael Lydon, author of Flashbacks (2003) commented: "The Grateful Dead were beautiful.