40 Years Of Rockin' Philly
February 4, 2008 at 8:53 AM (PT)
Major props to the legendary LARRY MAGID and everybody at PHILADELPHIA's ELECTRIC FACTORY CONCERTS, as the company -- now part of LIVE NATION- - celebrated the 40th anniversary of its first show on SATURDAY night (2/2) with a party at the ELECTRIC FACTORY in PHILADELPHIA. Hundreds of PHILLY area record and radio luminaries turned out for the invitation-only event.
EFC staged its first show, starring the CHAMBERS BROTHERS, on FEBRUARY 2nd 1968 at the original ELECTRIC FACTORY on 22nd & ARCH STREETS in PHILADELPHIA. Over the years, the company became the premiere concert promotion organization in the U.S., staging an incredible array of shows ranging from small venues to huge outdoor events, including 1985's legendary LIVE AID concert.