Historical Festival Articles

& Videos

 Lu Mitchell wrote this song in response to an editorial that ran in The Dallas Morning News about Lewisville.



 

You Tube Videos

 

Complete Listing

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Texas International Pop Festival - 1969

Nazz, Rotary Connection, James Cotton, Canned Heat, Johny Winters and Janis Joplin in the footage. Hippies

Canned Heat On Texas Festival

Famous skinny dipping scene at Lake Lewisville, Wavy Gravy talking to the skinny dippers

GRAND FUNK - TEXAS POP FESTIVAL 1969-ARE YOU READY

Part of video "Got No Shoes, Got No Blues" of the festival. Shows helicopter dropping advertising leaflets down onto the audience.

1969 Texas International Pop Festival - Home Movies (no audio)

General Audience/Stage Scene /Night Sparklers

 



 

Texas International Pop Festival

was full of Surprises for artistis, fans, onlookers

By MICHAEL E. YOUNG and ROY APPLETON / The Dallas Morning News

12:31 AM CDT on Sunday, August 30, 2009



 

2 weeks after Woodstock, hippies flocked to Lewisville

By MICHAEL E. YOUNG and ROY APPLETON / The Dallas Morning News

05:32 PM CDT on Sunday, August 30, 2009



Young Rock Enthusiasts Converge on Dallas

For Texas Pop Festival

Reprinted with permission of Richard Finegan

By Richard Finegan; Photos by Steven Campbell

The Fourth Write - San Antonio College

Published 1969



MEMORIES OF A ROCK FEST OF OLD: 'LEWD AND LOOSE IN LEWISVILLE'

Reprinted with permission of The Forth Worth Star-Telegram

Date Friday, June 20, 1997
Source STAR-TELEGRAM WRITER
Section STAR TIME
Edition FINAL AM



THE BEST LITTLE WOODSTOCK IN TEXAS

Love, peace and music came to Lewisville for 3 unlikely days in 1969

Reprinted with permission of The Dallas Morning News


By Russell Smith / Pop Music Critic of The Dallas Morning News
Published 08-06-1989


The Other Woodstock

The Texas International Pop Festival in Lewisville offered three days of music and flower power. But 25 years later, it's just a footnote in the summer of love.

Reprinted with permission of The Dallas Morning News


By Chris Riemenschneider / Staff Writer of The Dallas Morning News
Published 08-07-1994


Summer of Love Long Lost

Reprinted with permission of The Dallas Morning News


By Alan Peppard
Published 09-06-1999


When Woodstock Came To Texas

Reprinted with permission of The Dallas Morning News


By Henry Tatum
Published 08-16-1989


The top draw almost dropped a sour note into the plans

Reprinted with permission of The Dallas Morning News


By Russell Smith
Published 08-06-1989


ANGUS WYNNE, BLUES BROTHER

Reprinted with permission of The Dallas Morning News


By Larry Herold
Published 09-29-1985


Would Lewisville do it again? Its mayor gives a qualified `yes'

Reprinted with permission of The Dallas Morning News


By Russell Smith
Published 08-06-1989


THE STONE AGE

Few talents ever outshone Sly, but at 50 he's justa faded memory

Reprinted with permission of The Dallas Morning News


By Michael Corcoran / Pop Music Critic of The Dallas Morning News
Published 03-17-1994


METRO PAST

Reprinted with permission of The Dallas Morning News


By From Staff and Wire Reports
Published 09-01-1994


100 YEARS WITH THE NEWS 1965 to 1974 (part 9 of 10)

Reprinted with permission of The Dallas Morning News

Compiled and written by Carolyn Cerbin from research done by Bonnie Lovell and Judy Sall.
Published 09-29-1985


Texas International Pop Festival

The Handbook of Texas Online


 

Texas International Pop Festival - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

 


Texas International Pop Festival



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