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US Festival ’83’ – Saturday, May 28 1983 (New Wave Day)

Three days (plus a fourth Country Day a week later), 670,000 in attendance, $12 million lost, two reported deaths. Divinyls INXS Wall of Voodoo – Stan Ridgway‘s last appearance with Wall of Voodoo Oingo Boingo The English Beat A Flock … Continue reading

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On this Day in 1982 the US Festival began featuring The Ramones, Talking Heads, The B-52’s and more

The first US Festival was held over the Labor Day weekend in September 1982 and featured such diverse acts as The Ramones, The English Beat, Talking Heads, The B-52’s, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, The Cars, The Kinks, Pat Benatar, … Continue reading

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Oingo Boingo’s album ‘Nothing To Fear’ was released on this day in 1982

Oingo Boingo’s second album ‘Nothing To Fear’ was released on June 22nd 1982 “The music [the critics] like is inspirationless and contrived. If we start getting praise from this clique of six or eight reviewers, we’d probably have to evaluate … Continue reading

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This Day in Music History: 1983’s “US” Festival begins U2, The Clash, David Bowie

    The 1983 US Festival was a 4 day music festival that took place at Glen Helen Regional Park near Devore, San Bernardino, California, this was the second US Festival, the first one was held Labor Day weekend in September … Continue reading

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