The 1st York Rock Festival

In 1984 Paul created York Entertainment Services Limited (YES) and promoted the first York Rock Festival held at the racecourse on the Knavesmire. The event was the largest music event staged at the time when over 20,000 fans flocked to see such well known groups as Echo and the Bunnymen, Sisters of Mercy, and Spear of Destiny. Financially the event was a huge success grossing over £250,000 from ticket sales, merchandising and catering.

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