A Brief History Of Music Festivals

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Chris Hawkins and The Charlatans' Tim Burgess explore the history of the music festival.

A Brief History Of Music Festivals.

Chris Hawkins and Charlatans frontman, Tim Burgess, (briefly) explore the history of music festivals.

The programme begins with the legendary Chuck Berry at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1958. It includes Dylan going electric, Richie Havens at Woodstock and Jimi Hendrix playing the biggest music festival of all time, The Isle of White Festival in 1970.

With performances by Nirvana, Radiohead and Pulp; the show also includes Tim Burgess telling his own tales of festival life.