Friday, May 25, 2007

40th Anniversary of the "Summer of Love"

Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of “The Summer of Love”
San Francisco, CA
Sept. 2, 2007

CONTACT: Lee Houskeeper (415) 777-4700

PRODUCER: Boots Hughston (415) 861-1520

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, May. 23, 2007 – The Summer of Love 40th will be held Sunday, September 2nd at Speedway Meadows, Golden Gate Park, from 10am to 6pm. ADMISSION IS FREE.

Musicians from across the country will be joining San Francisco at ground zero, where it all began, celebrating "“Summer of Love 40th” Anniversary.”

CONFIRMED ACTS INCLUDE: Ray Manzarek (the Doors), Country Joe McDonald (Country Joe and the Fish), Canned Heat, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Nick Gravenites, David Laflamme (It’s a Beautiful Day), Alameda All Stars (Gregg Allman), Merl Saunders, Barry Melton, Terry Haggerty (Sons of Champlin), Dan Hicks, The Charlatans, Essra Mohawk (Mothers of Invention), Jim Post (Friends and Lovers, Siegel Schwall Blues Band), Paul “Lobster” Wells, Michael McClure (Beat poet), Chief Sunny Ray, Fishbone, Iroquois Tribe, Dakota Tribe, Seminole Tribe, Emitt Powell and the Gospel Elites. Additional acts are still confirming.

For more information and a complete listing of entertainment, please see:

Representatives from hundreds of groups are joining the event in support of the principles of peace, love, and understanding.

Events across the nation and around the world are honoring the “Summer of Love 40th” and San Francisco’s counter-culture. San Diego, Monterey, Vancouver Canada, England, France, Germany & the Czech Republic are all celebrating the 60’s generation and the birth of the counter-culture.

A webcast of the event will be streamed throughout the day at the Apple QuicktimeTM website.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Won't there be a 50th anniversary?