|ROCK SUPER BOWL VI
TANGERINE BOWL - ORLANDO - FLORIDA
APRIL 14, 1979
|Beach Club & Cellar Door Productions teamed up to promote "THE FLORRIDA WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL" the largest Festival in
Florida in the 1970's with a record sell out crowd of 60,000 fans at the Tangerine Bowl in Orlando, Florida. The Concept originated
from the 1978 "TEXXAS WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL" where concert promoters wanted to duplicate the 1978 "CALIFORNIA JAM
II" in Texas. Ted Nugent & Aerosmith were headliners at every "WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL" in
California, Florida and Toronto, Canada.
The Florida World Music Festival featured a circus type atmosphere with rides and games along with a Rock & Roll Super Market with
vendors selling Novelties, Records and Rock & Roll Memorabilia. Around Midnight the closing of the Festival featured a 20 minute
Fireworks Extravagonzo !
When referring to this Festival you would be correct by calling it the :
"THE FLORRIDA WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL ", "ROCK SUPER BOWL VI"
or the "1979 FLORRIDA JAM".
There was a series of 3 North American WORLD MUSIC FESTIVALS in 1979.
Ted Nugent & Aerosmith were the headliners at all 3 festivals with various supporting acts at different venues.
The first and largest was held at the LA Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California on April 7 & 8, 1979. The second festival was
held at the Tangerine Bowl in Orlando, Florida on April 14, 1979. And the third festival was held at the National Exhibition Stadium in
Toronto, Canada on July 2, 1979.