Summer of Love and Monterey Pop 45 Years Later

22Sep

summeroflove.jpg We talk to Andrew Hernandez, Director of the Monterey Summer of Love Festival 45 Years Later.  The Monterey Pop Festival was a three-day concert event in 1967 that had 90,000 people at its peak performances.  It launched rock legends like Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and The Who.  45 Years later you can get a be part of  The  Summer of Love experience  on September 29th.   You can see Big Brother and the Holding Company, It's a Beautiful Day, Barry McGuire, The Standells, The Hendrix Experience, among others ( http://www.summer67.com/).

We feature the music of a band from Santa Cruz, Sweet Jam, which is described as "Heart Rock "( http://www.sweetjamband.com/). Mark McFadden, lead guitarist and singer/songwriter,  talks to us about his inspiration for writing lyrics  "It's Our Choice."  Sweet Jam will be on the NuVolution stage at the Monterey Fairgrounds.

stormystrong.jpg Live on It's the Way of Love is Stormy Strong, another Santa Cruz musician who will be on the NuVolution stage in Monterey next weekend.  He plays Jumpstart the Heart and Where is my Mind? Andrew Hernandez loves finding new talent as they are launching their rock careers!

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