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Title The pop festival : history, music, media, culture / edited by George McKay.

Publication Info. New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.

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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "The pose" is a stance? : popular music and the cultural politics of festival in 1950s Britain / George McKay -- Out of sight : the mediation of the music festival / Mark Goodall -- "Let there be rock!" : myth and ideology in the rock festivals of the transatlantic counterculture / Nicholas Gebhardt -- "As real as real can get" : race, representation, and rhetoric at Wattstax, 1972 / Gina Arnold -- The artist at the music festival : art, performance and hybridity / Rebekka Kill -- Photo-essay : free festivals, new travellers, and the free party scene in Britain, 1981-1992 / Alan Lodge -- Festival bodies : the corporeality of the contemporary music festival scene in Australia / Joanne Cummings and Jacinta Herborn -- The Love Parade : European techno, the EDM festival, and the tragedy in Duisburg / Sean Nye and Ronald Hitzler -- Protestival : global days of action and carnivalised politics at the turn of the millennium / Graham St John -- Alternative playworlds : psytrance festivals, deep play and creative zones of transcendence / Alice O'Grady -- No Spectators! : the art of participation, from Burning Man to boutique festivals in Britain / Roxanne Robinson -- Musicking in Motor City : reconfiguring urban space at the Detroit Jazz Festival / Anne Dvinge -- Branding, sponsorship, and the music festival / Chris Anderton -- Everybody talk about pop music : un-Convention as alternative to festival, from DIY music to social change / Andrew Dubber.
Summary "A brilliant collection of essays on popular music festival culture as a whole, from its origins to a wide range of contemporary manifestations"--Provided by publisher.
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Subject Music festivals.
Popular music -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Author McKay, George, 1960- editor.
Other Form: Print version: Pop festival 9781623568207 (DLC) 2014045826 (OCoLC)889524240
ISBN 9781628921960 (electronic bk.)
162892196X (electronic bk.)
9781501309038 (online)