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The Mountain Aire Music Festivals were held from 1974 to 1987.  The events featured some of Rock and Roll's legendary bands.  The vision of Bill Barr was carried out by his company Rockin'  Chair productions and then later Bill Graham.


1974    Dave Mason, Elvin Bishop, Livingston Taylor, Dan Hicks

1975    Festival not  held

1976    Poco, Seals and Crofts, Pure Prairie League

1977    Doobie Brothers, Pablo Cruise, Little River Band

1978    Jimmy Buffet, Jackson Browne, Warren Zevon

1979    Eddie Money, Linda Ronstadt, Orleans

1980    Toto, Doobie Brothers, Huey Lewis and the News, Ambrosia

1981    Journey, Billy Squier, Hall and Oates

1982    Foreigner, Loverboy, Quarterflash, Eric Martin Band

1983    Stray Cats, Men at Work, Tom Petty

1984    R.E.M., Berlin, Ratt, The Motels, Cars, Huey Lewis and the News, The Plimsouls

1985    Foreigner, Night Ranger, Glen Frey, Katrina and The Waves

1986    Journey, Andy Taylor, Honeymoon Suite, Outfield (two concerts held in 1986)

1986    ZZ Top, Night Ranger (two concerts held in 1986)

1987    Grateful Dead, Santana


Thank you, Mark Campbell for your awesome musical memory!!  Confirmed by Internet.

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