San Francisco: Summer of Love - Press Conference
MEDIA ALERT Contact: Boots Hughston
Advance for Feb. 16, 2017 (415) 871-9852
WHO -- 50th 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 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,