Other Articles Clipping from Winnipeg Free Press, Mon, May 25, 1970.

Clipped from CA, Manitoba, Winnipeg, Winnipeg Free Press, May 25, 1970

FestivalI Bogsi9For 10,000 rock fans Sun- Iday, the tiny town of Niver- \vilie — 17 miles South ofWinnipeg — was the placewhere the action was.*But, most of them agreed, it wasn't exactly the kind of action they had in mind.Nivervilla — or at least a 1 B 0 - a l* r c farmer’s field about three miles from the town — was the scene of Manitoba's first charily rock festival.• And while organizers of the event anticipated a heavy turnonL for the uul-door festival, even the most | optimistic never expected( 10,01X1, '»According Ln one report,■ the crowd began arriving at about 2 p.m. for the fes- !lival, which was scheduled jfor 3 p.m. jWhile many of the 2.5(10 |drivers found pinking spate jin an area designated us a ;parking lot. hundreds of jothers simply pulled into the field or left I heir cars on nearby mud roads. ;Two-nnd-a-half hours !later, heavy rainfall began jIn force crowds away from \the festival lo Ihe shelter of \! I heir cars. Most waited for jabout an hour In sec if the jrain would let. up, but then ,started heading back to j' Greater Winnipeg. 'And that was when the j fun began. The field ami mails lending into the area quickly became a muddy—CoodnufidPlease See FESTIVAL Page aDown