Then there was the only government-sponsored festival of that type - Vortex I,
out by Estacada, OR, in 1970. The national convention of the American Legion
was taking place in Portland and the powers-that-be wanted a sedate
environment for the Legionnaires to raise hell unimpeded in, so Vortex was
offered as an enticing alternative for young Portland-area folks. And so it
From: "Pete Goodall" <petekbcs@...
To: "NorthwestBluegrass NorthwestBluegrass" <firstname.lastname@example.org
Sent: Friday, June 26, 2009 6:44 AM
Subject: RE: [nwbluegrass] Re: Summer Music Festival in WA!
"What about "Sky River Rock Fest......"
Wow, I never heard of that one, here's what I found:
Sky River Rock Festival and Lighter Than Air Fair opens a three-day run near
Sultan, Washington, on August 30, 1968.
On August 30, 1968, the Sky River Rock Festival and Lighter Than Air Fair
opens a three-day run in a pasture near Sultan, in Snohomish County,
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