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Sweetwaters Festival 1981., 1981-01-24/1981-01-26

 Item — poster: 542
Identifier: NZSA90542

Scope and Contents note

Poster advertising the 1981 Sweetwaters music festival in Ngaruawahia. Includes a painting of idyllic landscape featuring a wooden sign reading 'Sweetwaters' and stacks of audio speakers. Also includes the texts: 'Ngaruawahia, January 24, 25, 26. Roxy Music, Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons, Cold Chisel, Flowers, Mi-Sex, Ariel, Blam Blam Blam, Coup D'Etat, Crocodiles, Flight X7, General Public, Gloria Gibson, Gordons, Hammond Gamble Band, Herbs, Jos Hodzelmans, Kim Hart, Limbs Dance Co, Lip Service, Local Heroes, Midge Marsden & Sonny Day Band, Otis Mace, Penknife Glides, Pink Flamingos, Pink Flamingos, Pop Mechanix, Push, Reel To Reel, Rodents, Screaming Meemees, Steroids, Taste of Bounty, Techtones, The Knobz, Tigers, Top Scientists, Valentinos, Clive Wilson (All bands listed exclusive to Sweetwaters only). Good camping facilities - Vastly improved rubbish collection - Circuses - Cabaret - Dance - Theatre - All-night movies - Full creche facilities - Crafts - spiritual workshops - Outdoor Pursuits centre - Site newspaper. Printed in Auckland by Silicon Chip Marketing CPO Box 3568 Auckland'. Also includes the logos of Radio New Zealand and ZM.


  • Creation: 1981-01-24/1981-01-26

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From the Series: 60 linear_centimeters (Six map drawers containing oversize folders ) : 600 posters.

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