The Summer of Love 40th Celebration will be held Sunday, September 2 at Speedway Meadows in Golden Gate Park, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 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, Michael McClure (Beat poet), New Riders of the Purple Sage, Nick Gravenites, David Laflamme (It's a Beautiful Day), Alameda All Stars (Gregg Allman), Merl SaundersTerry Haggerty (Sons of Champlin), Dan Hicks, The Charlatans, Essra Mohawk (Mothers of Invention, Barry "The Fish" Melton (Country Joe and the Fish), Jim Post (Friend and Lover, Siegel Schwall Blues Band), Paul "Lobster" Wells, Chief Sunny Ray, Fishbone, Iroquois Tribe, Dakota Tribe, Seminole Tribe, Emitt Powell and the Gospel Elites. Additional acts are still confirming.

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

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sunnbear starstarstar Thu 6/28/2007 12:21PM
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How the hell does Fishbone fit into this plan? Not that they aren't a good band, but...

canoftunapudding Thu 6/28/2007 12:26PM
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Is Gregg gonna be playing with the Alameda all stars? Allman brothers website says they got a show on same day as this event. I don't get it

gmoo starstarstarstarstar Thu 6/28/2007 12:51PM
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Fishbone is sweet, but I fail to see the connection as well sunnbear. Maybe this whole deal needed some youth, relative youth that is.

soulink starstarstarstarstar Thu 6/28/2007 01:31PM
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Fishbone fits in to bring a different crowd on the scene.

HarlandEast starstarstarstarstar Fri 6/29/2007 09:15AM
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ain't no time to wonder why--whoopie! we're all gonna' die!

i wish i lived in san fran

karacter0 starstarstarstarstar Fri 6/29/2007 10:54AM
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60's San Fran bands, Festival Icons, jamband roots! Wish I could be there.

I'm glad someone remembered the summer of Love.

roberto767 Fri 6/29/2007 07:14PM
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Next year marks the 40th anniversary of the Summer of Hatred. There will be a show with bands like Slayer, Iron Maiden, Dokken, and Gwar.

BlowsAgainsttheEmpire Thu 7/26/2007 05:57AM
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gregg allman will not be performing at this festival, just his former backing band the alameda all stars.

forever1 starstarstarstarstar Mon 9/17/2007 02:42PM
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ok they never really introduced the last song, I know the song but who is the fine a-- youngster singing it. "Get it Together"? "Come Together"? HELP more pix of him? thanks Mikalah S

BlowsAgainsttheEmpire Sat 2/23/2008 07:49AM
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Founder John Marmaduke Dawson performed with the NRPS at this show listen here>