PARIS - "Orange '75", a three-day rock festival billed as Europe's largest live music event this year, has been planned by R.T.L. Direction Des Varietes of Paris, and will take place for three days, August 15-17, at the Roman theater of Orange.
Groups scheduled to appear on the bill are: Jess Roden, Fairport Convention, John Cale and Nico, Eric Burdon and Bad Company on August 15, Dr. Feelgood, Zebra, John Martyn, Ginger Baker, Tangerine Dream, and Procol Harum on the 16th, and Climax Blues Band, Renaissance, Soft Machine, Wishbone Ash, Mahavishnu John McLaughlin and Lou Reed on the 17th.
A 25,000 watt Showco P.A. system is being installed for the event to ensure high-quality sound for those in attendance, and a nearby camping site will accommodate 2,000 people free of charge. Food and drink will be available for purchase at competitive prices. Price for admission to the concert is forty francs per day, or approximately eight dollars.
Further information regarding the concert may be obtained through Dominique Farran, R.T.L., 22 rue Bayard, Paris 75008 - xxx-xxxx.
This announcement was published in the US, Cash Box of 9 August 1975.