The Ozark Music Festival was held here on July 19-21, 1974 and is considered to be one the largest musical festivals ever held with approximately 350,000 people in attendance. Featured acts were:

Ozark Music Festival PosterBachman–Turner Overdrive
Blue Öyster Cult
The Eagles
Marshall Tucker Band
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Boz Scaggs
Ted Nugent
David Bromberg
Leo Kottke
The Earl Scruggs Revue
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Electric Flag
Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band
Joe Walsh and Barnstorm (one month later Walsh joined the Eagles)
The Souther Hillman Furay Band
The Ozark Mountain Daredevils
Charlie Daniels Band
Bill Quateman
Fresh Start
Babe Ruth
Locomotiv GT
Shawn Phillips
REO Speedwagon

Missouri State Fairgrounds
2503 W. 16th St
Sedalia MO 65301