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16/06/1967 Monterey International Pop Music Festival opens


Simon & Garfunkel The Monterey International Pop Music Festival 1967


Ravi Shankar at Monterey Pop

The Monterey International Pop Music Festival was a three-day concert event. Crowd estimates for the festival have ranged from 25,000 to 90,000 people, who congregated in and around the festival grounds. The festival is remembered for the first major American appearances by the Jimi Hendrix Experience, the Who and Ravi Shankar.
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    • Essentials 

    • The festival 

    • The Association 

    • Jefferson Airplane 

    • The Who 

    • Grateful Dead 

    • The Jimi Hendrix Experience 

    • Big Brother and the Holding Company (Janis Joplin) 

    • Eric Burdon and the Animals 

    • Otis Redding 

    • Ravi Shankar 

    • Laura Nyro 

    • The Mamas & the Papas 

    • The Beach Boys 

    • Other 

    • Influence 

    • Recording and filming the festival 

    • Performers