The San Manuel Amphitheater

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Former Location –
Now known as The San Manuel Amphitheater, this was the site of both US Festivals put on by Steve Wozniak, one of Apple Computer’s founders. The first was held Labor Day weekend in September 1982 and the second was Memorial Day weekend in May 1983 and featured many of the top acts of the time:

First US Festival:

Friday, September 3, 1982

  • Gang of Four
  • The Ramones
  • The English Beat
  • Oingo Boingo
  • The B-52’s
  • Talking Heads
  • The Police

Saturday, September 4, 1982

  • The Joe Sharino Band
  • Dave Edmunds
  • Eddie Money
  • Santana
  • The Cars
  • The Kinks
  • Pat Benatar
  • Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

Sunday, September 5, 1982

  • The Grateful Dead
  • Jerry Jeff Walker
  • Jimmy Buffett
  • Jackson Browne
  • Fleetwood Mac

Second US Festival

Saturday, May 28, 1983

  • Divinyls
  • INXS
  • Wall of Voodoo
  • Oingo Boingo
  • The English Beat
  • Missing Persons
  • A Flock of Seagulls
  • Stray Cats
  • Men at Work
  • The Clash

Sunday, May 29, 1983

  • Van Halen
  • Quiet Riot
  • Motley Crue
  • Ozzy Osbourne
  • Judas Priest
  • Triumph
  • Scorpions

Monday, May 30, 1983

  • Los Lobos
  • Little Steven & The Disciples of Soul
  • Berlin
  • Quarterflash
  • U2
  • Missing Persons
  • The Pretenders
  • Joe Walsh
  • Stevie Nicks
  • David Bowie

Saturday June 4, 1983

  • Thrasher Brothers
  • Ricky Skaggs
  • Hank Williams, Jr.
  • Emmylou Harris & The Hot Band
  • Alabama
  • Waylon Jennings
  • Riders in the Sky
  • Willie Nelson

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