KUT Audio Story: That Time ZZ Top And 80,000 Fans Trashed Memorial Stadium
Story originally aired on KUT, Austin’s NPR station. Hear it online here
Forty-four years ago tomorrow, DKR Memorial stadium hosted one of the biggest concerts in Austin's history. The Rompin' Stompin' Texas Size Barn Dance and Barbecue was hosted by Texas trio ZZ Top, with a lineup that included Santana, Bad Company, Joe Cocker and Jimmy Page – and 80,000 sweaty fans.