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Updated Feb 2011- new photos

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The Reading Rock Festival.

Richfield Avenue. 
Reading 
August 22-24th 1980.

Reading Rock Photogallery 2

Hi, here are a load of photos from Reading 1980. The guy who you can see on top of the stage climbed up and was there for the duration of UFO's set, being chased by bouncers as he taunted them and waved to the crowd etc.

© Mike Evans

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? © Mike Evans

 

Yet another hail of cans ! © Mike Evans

Sunset- with obligatory can © Mike Evans

Surprise ! Another hail of cans ! © Mike Evans

Another rain of cans..... no sorry ! , now I look again, I can see its only a bum !

© Mike Evans

 

Nine Below Zero © Mike Evans

Krokus being rather red onstage © Mike Evans

Rally round the flag ! © Mike Evans

Whitesnake in a red mood © Phil Ryan

Krokus © Phil Ryan

Krokus getting a good reception © Phil Ryan

Slade © Phil Ryan

Photo courtesy of Stuart Alexander ©

 


Reading 1980 pages

Thanks to photographer Alan Perry for allowing us to use his excellent photos of Reading 1980, you can purchase copies of these pix at his website where he has oodles of top photos of metal bands from the 70s to the 80s


The early festivals.

You can find out the complete line ups of the first festivals if you follow the links below .
  1961
1962
1963
1964

Festivals 1965-1990

Most of these have fairly complete documentation .But new contributions of any sort are always welcome regarding any of the festivals.
Richmond 1965
Windsor 1966
 Windsor 1967
Sunbury 1968
Plumpton 1969
Plumpton 1970
Reading 1971
Reading 1972
Reading 1973
Reading 1974

 

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