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1976 - 16th National Jazz Blues & Rock Festival

Reading Rock Festival

15th National Jazz, Blues & Rock Festival
Richfield Avenue, Reading, UK
August 27-29th, 1976

In 1976 the National Jazz, Blues & Rock Festival featured about 30 bands, including Gong, Rory Gallagher, Osibisa, Manfred-Mann, Van Der Graaf Generator, Eddie And The Hot Rods, AC/DC and Ted Nugent. This year the increase of alcohol consumation and fights with cans provoked by a minoritiy of people in the audience started to become a big issue.

Stallion, Roy St John, U Roy, Supercharge, Mighty Diamonds, Mallard, Gong, Nick Pickett, Eddie & The Hot Rods, Moon, Pat Travers Band, Jon Hiseman's Colosseum, Sadista Sisters, Manfred Mann, Van Der Graaf Generator, Phil Manzanera, Camel, Rory Gallagher, Howard Bragen, Aft, the Enid, A Band Called 'O', BackDoor, Sassafras, Brand X, AC/DC, Sutherland Bros & Quiver, Ted Nugent, Black Oak Arkansas

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