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INDY 500 FESTIVAL OF MUSIC

ZZ Top / Climax Blues Band / Billy Cobham / Roy Buchanan / Renaissance / The Eleventh House / Larry Coryell / Muddy Waters / Kansas / Primevil

Date

May 25, 1974
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Venue

Bush Stadium

Location

Indianapolis, United States

Promoter: Karma Showcase Productions / Steve Sybesma
Attendance: 5,843, Gross Receipts: $37,830
ZZ Top: Guaranteed Fee: $5,000
All other artists: Fees NA

Ticket courtesy of Rand Om Rich

Backstage pass courtesy of Charles Watkins

Poster courtesy of Steve Sybesma

Flyer courtesy of Rand Om Rich

Courtesy of Dave Compton

Photo by Neil Sharrow

Indianapolis Star ad May 5, 1974

This Post Has 4 Comments

  1. David Campton

    Our band Primevil, opened this show. Mike Griffin pulled a few strings at the last minute

  2. Mel Cupp

    Thanks Steve for the greatest moment in this drummers life for giving our band, Primevil, the opportunity to open this concert! It was an honor to share the stage with so many legendary artists! People still don’t believe me when I tell them about it! Thanks again!!

    1. Steve Sybesma

      Mel, You’re welcome, but no thanks needed.

  3. Bill Hoff

    My wife’s first concert!!

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