BLACK MUSIC MOMENT #3: Wattstax Music Festival

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Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare)

Los Angeles Coliseum
3939 South Figueroa Street

When: August 20, 1972

What: Often referred to as “the Black Woodstock,” the day-long concert featuring Stax Records artists was held to commemorate the seventh anniversary of the Watts riots.


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