Free Peace, Love and Rock ‘N Roll On October 25, 2009

Mark October 25, 2009, on your calendar for an all day FREE celebration of Woodstock’s 40th Anniversary at WestFest at Speedway Meadows in Golden Gate Park. The event runs from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

This enormous event features live performances by many great musicians from the 60’s and 70’s including Leslie West (Mountain); Lester Chambers (the Chambers Brothers); Country Joe McDonald; Denny Laine (of Paul McCartney, Wings, Moody Blues); The Original Lowrider Band; Greg Errico, Jerry Martini, Cynthia Robinson (From Sly and the Family Stone); David and Linda La Flamme (It’s a Beautiful Day); Michael McClure (Beat Poet) and Ray Manzarek (from the Doors); Lydia Pense and Cold Blood; Terry Haggerty (from the Sons of Champlin); Annie Sampson and her band; Nick Gravenites Band; Harvey Mandel and the Snake Band; Barry “The Fish” Melton (of Country Joe and the Fish); Roy Blumenfeld – Blues Project/Seatrain; Alameda All Stars (Gregg Allman’s Band); Edwin Hawkins and The New Edwin Hawkins Singers (“Oh Happy Day”); David Denny (from Steve Miller) with Prairie Prince (of The Tubes); Diana Mangano (formerly of The Jefferson Starship); Jimmy McCarty (from Detroit Wheels); Peter Kaukonen (from Jefferson Airplane); John York (from the Byrds); Leigh Stevens (from Blue Cheer); and many, many more!!!!

Some cannot even be announced until a few days before the event (and they are big names).

There will also be, at the Eco Dome, performers. speakers, world music and healing by AIM; the Global Peace Foundation; Chico Bag; Taiko Dojo; Good Vibrations Belly Dancers; Danza Mexika Yaocuauhtli Aztec Dance; and a host of others.

Bring your guitar and help set the Guinness World Record for most guitarists playing one song at one time – Jimi Hendrix’s “Purple Haze.” Sign Up Here to play, and be led by, Steve Roby an expert on Hendrix.

Guitars not Guns will be there so look for their booth.

Please take public transportation. We look forward to seeing you all there!!!!

For more information, visit http://www.woodstockstory.com/west-fest.html

What does this have to do with Minis? Hmph! Everyone knows all the best musicians from the past 40 or so years either owned Minis or had cameo appearances of the 60’s iconic car in their films and videos 😉