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Event Archive - Mount Douglas Park Rock Festival: It's A Beautiful Day, Sugar Cane, Holy Smoke, Earthbound, Night Hawk

Sun. July 28th 1974 Mount Douglas Park (All Ages)
12:00pm - 6:00pm doors at 11:00am
Free
Presented by: BC Sound Productions

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It's A Beautiful Day

other sites: wikipedia
The band's original manager, Matthew Katz, had previously worked with the rock bands Jefferson Airplane and Moby Grape. The members of the band were unaware that the other two bands were already trying to end their business relationships with Katz. During 1967 and early 1968, Katz prevented It's a Beautiful Day from performing in San Francisco, tel... more info

Holy Smoke

guest@livevictoria.com says: I saw Holy Smoke open for T. Rex and Blue Oyster Cult at the Memorial Arena in 1974 or 1975. They were famous for doing a Hendrix style version of the Canadian national anthem. T.Rex had their equipment stopped at the US border and had to use part of Holy Smoke's system. Marc Bolan was very pissed off and gave us a po... more info

Earthbound (prog and rock)

Started off as progressive rock band playing lots of Yes, Genesis, King Crimson, ELP and the like along with Led Zeppelin and Deep Purple. Played at Last Tango in Victoria with Sugar Cane and Holy Smoke. Played the Mount Doug Rock Festival. Managed by Dave Ringland in Victoria. Moved to Vancouver in 1975 with personnel changes. Managed by Bruce A... more info
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