rockfest

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

rock +‎ -fest

Noun[edit]

rockfest (plural rockfests)

  1. (informal) A rock music festival.
    • 1971, Stephen Spender, Congress for Cultural Freedom, Irving Kristol, Encounter: Volume 36
      [] special permission for them to use Meridian Hill Park for a rockfest and rally, where they were entertained by The Lumpen — the Panther rock band.
    • 1997, SPIN (volume 13, number 6, September 1997, page 67)
      Still, rockfests persist as a decent way to raise a buck, if you're not incompetent or scheisty, and Yauch's nonprofit group, the Milarepa Fund, is neither.