Update on Summer of Love Concert Appeal

February 14, 2017 03:55 PM Eastern Standard Time


WHO50th Anniversary Summer of Love (SOL) free concert — organizers go before San Francisco Parks and Recreation Commission to appeal its denial of a permit to sponsor free music concerts in Golden Gate Park celebrating the 50th anniversary of San Francisco’s Summer of Love in 1967. Celebrity speakers will feature Country Joe McDonald and Barry Melton, founders of County Joe and the Fish, David Freiberg, famed bass guitarist of the Jefferson Starship, and comedian Will Durst.

WHAT – The denial is the first such setback for the event organizers in 40 years of sponsoring the Summer of Love commemorative concerts in Golden Gate Park. Summer of Love news conference precedes the Parks and Recreation Commission meeting. SOL leaders seek to overturn the permit denial and obtain an event permit.

WHEN – Thursday, February 16, 2017. News conference begins 9:30 a.m. (PDT). Parks and Recreation Commission hearing begins 10 a.m.

WHERE – San Francisco City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room # 416 San Francisco, CA 94102

OTHER – Celebrities and SOL concert supporters are expected to attend the news conference and Parks and Recreation Commission appeal hearing.


for Summer of Love
Boots Hughston, 415-871-9852


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