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The Wild West Festival

Kezar Stadium, San Francisco
Aug 22-24, 1969
In the aftermath of the naked, drugged out, mud-covered hippies cavorting at Woodstock, cities began cancelling "rock festivals" across the country. San Francisco was not immune to this.
To show support for the cancelled festival organizers, Bill Graham at The Fillmore West and Chet Helms at The Family Dog On The Great Highway, put on benefit shows on that weekend (see the link at the bottom for details).

Friday, Aug 22
Grateful Dead
Janis Joplin
Quicksilver Messenger Service
Turk Murphy

Saturday, Aug 23
Mike Bloomfield, Nick Gravenites & Friends
Edwin Hawkins Singers
Fourth Way
Jefferson Airplane
Sons Of Champlin

Sunday, Aug 24
Country Joe & The Fish
Santana
Sly & The Family Stone
Steve Miller Band
The Youngbloods


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