The Rolling Stones with Billy Preston headlined the Knebworth festival in England this weekend in 1976

August 20, 2016

On this day in 1976

The Rolling Stones w/ Billy Preston


Todd Rundgren


Hot Tuna

Don Harrison Band

Lynyrd Skynyrd

headline the Knebworth festival in England


The Knebworth Festival

is a recurring open air rock and pop concert

held on the grounds

of the Knebworth House in Knebworth, England


Paul & Linda McCartney and friend David Gilmore

attended the festival event this weekend in 1976


The festival first occurred in 1974 when

The Allman Brothers Band

The Doobie Brothers

and other artists attracted 60,000 people


The venue has hosted

numerous outdoor concerts

featuring artists

Pink Floyd, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Rolling Stones, Genesis, Frank Zappa, Led Zeppelin, The Beach Boys, Deep Purple, Queen, Status Quo, Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Elton John,

Robert Plant, Dire Straits, Oasis, Robbie Williams, Europe, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Hot Tuna, Todd Rundgren, and many others

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