Item #40296 The Politics of Pop Festivals. Michael CLARKE.
The Politics of Pop Festivals.


The Politics of Pop Festivals.

London: Junction Books, 1982. First edition. Wrps., 203pp. + 8pp. photo-insert (incl. Glastonbury, Windsor 1974, Ubi Dwyer, Sid Rawle).

Detailed survey of pop festivals by sociologist Michael Clarke, from the early Beaulieu and Richmond Jazz Festivals, Glastonbury and the Isle of Wight to the rise of free festivals during the early to mid-70s and the establishment of informal regulation. Includes a 5pp. chronology of festivals held in the UK between 1956 and 1979.

Wrappers a little rubbed, o/w Very Good plus (spine uncreased).