Early Crawford Hall Concerts & Events March 4, 2010Posted by ucisca in Early UCI Campus, Student Life, Uncategorized.
Tags: Campus Concerts, Crawford Hall, Popular Music
Looking back at early UCI concerts and events, some real legends of the rock, jazz, funk, and folk music scenes, as well as many popular speakers of that era, performed or spoke at Crawford Hall. Those who came to Crawford in the 1960s and 1970s included Dick Gregory, Led Zeppelin, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Huey P. Newton, William F. Buckley, Steve Miller Band, John Mayall, Eldridge Cleaver, San Francisco Mime Troup, Charles Lloyd Quartet, Art Buchwald, Sir Douglas Quintet, Buddy Miles Express, Nina Simone, The Kinks, Laura Niro, Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band, Flying Burrito Brothers, Dr. Sidney Cohen, Pharoah Sanders, Kool and the Gang, Aman Folk Ensemble, Dr. Jane Goodall, Zubin Mehta and the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Jimmy Webb, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Hedge and Donna, Daniel Ellsberg, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Earth Wind and Fire, John Stewart, Timothy Leary, and many many others.
University of California, Irvine Poster Collection, 1965-2006. AS-050. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California