T-shirt - Monterey Pop Festival Concert Poster Black Lightweight Vintage StyleT-Shirt (Medium)

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This Official Monterey Pop Festival Lightweight Vintage Style T-Shirt features the original 1967 Monterey Pop Festival concert poster by acclaimed artist Tom Wilkes.

His original poster was printed on a rare foil stock. During his heyday, Wilkes worked on the design of many album covers, including the Rolling Stones' ‘Beggars Banquet’, Neil Young's ‘Harvest’, Eric Clapton's debut solo album ‘Eric Clapton’, Joe Cocker's ‘Mad Dogs & Englishmen’, George Harrison's ‘Concert for Bangladesh’ & ‘All Things Must Pass’ & many more.

The Monterey International Pop Festival, held June 16-18, was one of the high-water marks in the music scene for the year 1967. This ‘Music, Love and Flowers’ festival hosted the first major American appearances by Jimi Hendrix and The Who, and one of the first major public performances by an up-and-coming singer named Janis Joplin. Otis Redding’s performance was also one of the major highlights of the weekend.

The Association, The Paupers, Lou Rawls, Beverley, Johnny Rivers, Eric Burdon & The Animals, Simon & Garfunkel, Canned Heat, Janis Joplin with Big Brother and the Holding Company, Country Joe and the Fish, Al Kooper, The Butterfield Blues Band, The Electric Flag, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Steve Miller Band, Moby Grape, Hugh Masekela, The Byrds, Laura Nyro, Jefferson Airplane, Booker T. & the M.G.'s, The Mar-Keys, Otis Redding, Ravi Shankar, The Blues Project, The Group With No Name, Buffalo Springfield, The Who, Grateful Dead, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Scott McKenzie & The Mamas & the Papas all performed over the three day event. The influence of the Monterey International Pop Festival is unquestioned, and it is generally regarded as one of the beginnings of the “Summer of Love” in 1967.

Every sale benefits the Monterey International Pop Festival Foundation (MIPFF), a non-profit charitable & educational foundation empowering music-related personal development, creativity, mental & physical health.

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