On Sunday 2nd September 2007, Gavin Newsom, the Mayor of San Francisco, officially proclaimed the day to be Summer Of Love 40th Anniversary Day. The event was dedicated to three principles: Love, Compassion and Understanding.
Hundreds of musicians, managers, agents, stagehands, techs and roadies all participated to make the Summer of Love 40th possible. The event drew an estimated 100,000 people including 32 bands, 23 speakers, 29 world renowned poster artists, 5000 total backstage passes and 600 media credentials. This 2CD/2DVD pack is the record of that amazing day.
Moby Grape, Jefferson Starship, Canned Heat, The Charlatans, Taj Mahal, Ray Manzarek & Michael McClure (Doors), Country Joe McDonald, Terry Haggerty (Sons Of Champlin) & Phil Perry, Roawan Brothers, Jerry Miller with Tryan Porter, Dale Okerman (Doobie Brothers) & Fuzzy John Oxendine (Sons Of Champlin), All Night Flight: David Denny, Steve McCarty (Steve Miller Band), Jack King (Cold Blood), Jim Post, Lester Chambers (Chambers Brothers), Brian Auger & Alameda Allstars, Dan Hicks, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Banana (Youngbloods) & Dickie Peterson (Blue Cheer); Squid B Vicious & Kathy, Barry “The Fish” Melton, Leigh Stephens (Blue Cheer) & Greg Douglas (Steve Miller)