From July 22nd to 25th 1982

Affiche 1982
  • 2 stages
  • 45 concerts and shows
  • 55,000 spectators
  • 3.00 hectares
  • 626 volunteers
  • Poster designed by Pierre-Alain Bertola

The festival is now a five day affair with the introduction of a 'pre-concert' evening on the Tuesday. The first of these is an all English affair, with Joe Jackson, Echo and the Bunnymen and Alvin Lee. Three days later, Joan Baez breaks the attendance records by attracting 22,000 people to her concert. Francis Lalanne personifies the renaissance of French chanson. At the end of the day, the 7th edition of the festival brings together an audience of 55,000 people.


Alain Lamontagne, Alceu Valença, Alvin Lee, Atelier Jazz Nyon, Basilic, Bernard Constantin, Bluegrass Matinée, Cayenne, David Bromberg Band, Dronningens Livstykke, Echo and the Bunnymen, Edith Butler, Eduardo Gardiola, Francis Lalanne, Gilbert Lafaille, Hans Theessink, Illi et Olli, Joan Baez, Joe Jackson, La Lionetta, Larry Coryell, Le Rêve du Diable, Les Gabinets de Lyon, Luther Allison, Maluzerne, Mme Dufour, Murray Head, Na Casaidigh, OK Jive, Osibisa, Ougenweide, Paco de Lucia, Parenthèse, Pascal Auberson, Paula Lockheart, Pietro Bianchi, Plank Road, Ray Barretto, Ricardo Zappa, Small World, The Middle Coast Jazz Band, Vizöntö, Yves Lebel, Zaka Percussion, Zouzou