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San Francisco Love Tour: Celebrate SF’s 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love

Peace, Love, Freedom © San Francisco Love Tours

Peace, Love, Freedom © San Francisco Love Tours

This years marks the 50th anniversary of San Francisco’s “Summer of Love.” It all started back in 1967 when 100,000 hippies from around the world gathered in SF’s Haight-Ashbury district to “turn on, tune in and drop out” as they celebrated the Summer of Love. Peace, Love, Freedom, Sex, Drugs and Rock ’n Roll – it was a crazy time!

Now… 50 years later, San Francisco is still one of the most beloved and visited destinations on the planet. If you’re looking for something fun to do with your family or friends (and want to experience a 60s hippie vibe), check out this guided San Francisco Love Tour – it’s perfect for SF natives, newbies and tourists alike! Continue reading

Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution

Bill Graham Rock & Roll Revolution at Contemporary Jewish Museum, SF

Bill Graham Rock & Roll Revolution at Contemporary Jewish Museum, SF

“Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution” exhibition is a must-see for Baby Boomers and anyone who loves rock music, especially if you lived in the San Francisco Bay Area during this exciting era. The exhibit traces the life of Bill Graham – from his childhood, all the way up to his rise of one of the most influential and successful rock promoters of our generation.

Follow Bill’s narrated audio tour on your smartphone – his stories are priceless! The exhibit features more than 400 pieces, including amazing pictures, photographs, personal letters, memorabilia, iconic psychedelic Fillmore posters, Janis Joplin’s outfit, one of Jerry Garcia’s guitars, concert footage… and more!

See pictures of all the Rock & Roll greats, including  Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Otis Redding, Santana, Jim Morrison, Big Brother and the Holding Company… the list goes on. Also great pics of the Bay Area’s popular “Day on the Green” concerts.

All in all, a fantastic exhibit!