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Berkeley Folk Music Festival



  • Existence: 1958 - 1970

The Berkeley Folk Music Festival ran from 1958-1970 on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley. Barry Olivier organized and directed the festival, which drew performers involved with the folk revival movement as well as other varied musical genres.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Berkeley Folk Music Festival Archive

Identifier: MS63
Scope and Contents The Berkeley Folk Music Festival Archive consists of some 30,000 items, including photographs of over two hundred folk artists and groups, general photographs of Berkeley Folk Music Festivals from 1957-1970, tapes, press clippings, correspondence, publicity information on various performers, and posters and flyers from most of the festivals held during this period. Included are some photographs and posters from other area music festivals.
Dates: 1957 - 1970