SAN FRANCISCO (Top40 Charts/ San Francisco Stories) - San Francisco Stories:
WHO: Country Joe, Barry "The Fish" Melton, Former DA Terrence Hallinan, Producer, Boots Hughston and Woodstock Veterans
WHAT: Press Conference: San Francisco 40th Anniversary of Woodstock producer and artists will announce that the reject a legal demand to cease and desist using "Woodstock" by Woodstock Ventures' Michael Lang
WHERE: John's Grill, 63 Ellis Street (between Stockton & Powell) in San Francisco
WHEN: 1:00 PM, Wednesday, May 27th
'Lang Doesn't Own Peace & Music ... That Was Born in San Francisco 42 Years Ago' ... Boots Hughston
Those Summer of Love folks who revisit their Hippie Sacred Ground in Golden Gate Park every 10 years in great numbers to celebrate San Francisco's Human Be In that beget the Summer of Love that beget the Woodstock Generation and the Age of Aquarius will hold a Press Conference on Wednesday, May 27 at 1:00 PM (John's Grill-63 Ellis St).
Council of Light leader and producer Boots Hughston, Former District Attorney Terrence 'Kayo'Hallinan, Woodstock veteran musician and attorney Barry 'The Fish' Melton and his partner Country Joe McDonald along with Lester Chambers of The Chambers Brothers and Super Lotto Winner Dennis 'Mr. Lucky' Sanfilippo will announce that despite a Cease and Desist demand from NY's Woodstock Ventures, their day long free show on Sunday, October 25th is fully permitted and financed and will take place as scheduled. Hughston will also complain of what they say is 'an old fashioned shakedown tactics for money' by Woodstock producer Michael Lang.
Lang whose own 40th Anniversary of Woodstock event never materialized has been using a high-powered NY law firm to demand payment from any event in the world that plans to celebrate the '40th Anniversary of Woodstock' or use art or phases that contain 'PEACE & MUSIC.'
The group of Summer of Love and Woodstock veterans will demand that Woodstock Ventures recognize that the 'Peace, Love & Music they wish to cash in on was created in San Francisco.' The wish to remind Lang that no less than 18 of acts that performed at the original Woodstock flew in from San Francisco.
At Wednesday's Press conference Former San Francisco District Attorney, Terrence Hallinan will unveil a map of San Francisco made by Governor HH Haight that shows a large part of San Francisco was designated Woodstock in 1878. An 1878 map of San Francisco's Woodstock district to be shown. A high definition copy is available upon request.