There were a few concerts at a place called Charlie B's Outdoor Arena. It was basically just a large field that was bowl-shaped with a big wooden stage at one end. I know it was somewhere in the Clemson/Seneca area, but that was a long time ago... and we were always blitzkrieg'd... so I'm fuzzy on the exact location. We were in high school at the time and drove over from Greenville, so I know the timeframe was roughly 1972-74.
These were all-day events with 5 or 6 bands, seems like they started around noon and lasted until after dark. It was totally an "outdoor music festival" atmosphere... people brought blankets, coolers, frisbees, dogs, etc. People walking around selling every drug you can imagine. Just a huge outdoor freak party with music... pretty crazy scene. LOL
I went to 2 or 3 of these concerts at Charlie B's, can't remember exactly. Only one ticket stub survived, I scanned it and posted it. Not sure why, but ZZ Top is not listed, and me and my buddies distinctly remember that the lil ol band from Texas was there... with Foghat, James Gang, Savoy Brown & Wet Willie.
Any other old farts out there go to Charlie B's back in the day?
"I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered." - George Best
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concerts at Charlie B's Outdoor Arena... early 70s