California Jam

Photo Galleries

Emerson, Lake and Palmer headlined the one day festival at the Ontario Speedway, Ontario, California on April 6, 1974. ELP shared the bill with Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Black Oak Arkansas, Earth, Wind & Fire, the Eagles, and more. The show was later broadcast on ABC Television.


Cal Jam Panorama

Backstage panorama as seen on the Black Sabbath CD (HUGE file alert)

Karn Evil 9, 1st Imp. Pt. 2

Greg sings "KE 9"

Karn Evil 9, 1st Imp. Pt. 2

"Karn Evil 9, 1st Imp. Pt. 2"


"Still...You Turn Me On"

...You Turn Me On

Onstage for "Still"

Lucky Man

Performing "Lucky Man"

Keith plays

Keith at California Jam


Keith shows his stuff

Jammin' at the Jam

Emerson jams


Carl rings a bell with his teeth


Carl Palmer

Jammin' at the Jam

Carl jams

Thanks, Linda!

ELP onstage at the Jam

Memorabilia and Memories

Please check out Allen's YouTube channel featuring many videos in full color of the California Jam

ELP's contract  

ELP's original contract - thanks Allen!

Thanks, Allen!

Another shot of the original contract

CalJam on ABC in Concert  

Ad for "ABC in Concert"
Watch the video promo: Broadband ::: Dial-Up

Thanks, Kort!

The Poster - see details below

L corner detail

Poster - left corner detail

Bottom detail

Poster - bottom detail

R corner detail

Poster - right corner detail

Gary's ticket

Click to enlarge and read Gary's CalJam story

Angie's ticket

Click to enlarge and read Angie's CalJam story

©2006 Ladies of the Lake

Ladies of the Lake

The Computer:

The computer blows a microchip-Karn Evil 9, 3rd Imp.

Computer goes haywire

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The Spinning Piano

Go Keith!
Keith Spins - this got a mention in MOJO; see below

Wrong link but at least we got a mention!
Mojo article

Another article
Another article about the piano

More articles:

1st article

2nd article

3rd article

Read Greg Lake's memories of this show (scroll to the bottom of the page)

Leave your memories on Greg's official site, "Were You There?" section.