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- n. a performance of rock music
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It was a hootenanny combined with Oktoberfest with an office party with a safe return from thirteen months in the land of bad things with a Chinese New Year with a hoedown with a rock concert and, oh yeah, the VJ-Day feeling his old man must have had after surviving—if barely—five invasions on five islands across the Pacific.
France was used to its July 14 balls in which people danced to songs like "Sur Les Ponts de Paris," and "La Vie en Rose," played on an accordion, but an all-night free rock concert in the open air was something very new.
This was reflected in rock concert producer Bill Graham's two halls, the Fillmore West in the Fillmore section of San Francisco and the Fillmore East, which he opened in 1968 on Second Avenue and Sixth Street in the East Village.