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Quote of the Day
5 April 2017 @ 4:06 am

"The Summer Solstice... Yeah, we walked over to Haight Street and bought some wine, me and Sunshine [Linda Gravenites] and our dog George. We walked, sauntered, sashayed to Haight Street and bought a jug, that's all I remember." - Janis Joplin on San Francisco during the Summer of Love.

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A Night with Janis Joplin
31 March 2017 @ 6:39 am

A night with Janis Joplin is coming to San Francisco June 7th - July 2nd at the American Conservatory Theater. Get your ticket to relive the magic of Janis Joplin:

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Today in History
20 March 2017 @ 6:36 am

48 years ago, Kozmic Blues band opened at Winterland in San Francisco. If you could go back to this performance, what’s a song you would love to see?

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A Night WIth Janis Joplin
10 March 2017 @ 6:30 am

"A Night with Janis Joplin" is coming to San Francisco this June 7th - July 2nd! The city by the bay that stole Janis' heart is finally getting a homecoming at the American Conservatory Theater. Grab your tickets before they're gone!

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Happy New Year
31 December 2016 @ 9:27 am

Janis on New Year's Day playing at the Panhandle in Golden Gate Park, 1967.

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Quote of the Day
29 August 2016 @ 7:51 am

"Janis Joplin brought her powerful, bluesy voice from Texas to San Francisco's psychedelic scene, where she went from drifter to superstar." - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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5 August 2016 @ 8:51 am

Janis at The Fillmore in San Francisco.

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10 June 2016 @ 8:50 am

Today marks 50 years since Janis made her debut with Big Brother and the Holding Company at the Avalon Ballroom in San Francisco.#FlashbackFriday #JanisHistory

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Photo of the Day
5 October 2015 @ 5:45 pm

Janis Joplin and Big Brother & The Holding Company performed at the Love Pageant Rally with Grateful Dead in San Francisco this week in 1966.

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This Week in History
22 June 2015 @ 8:42 am

One of the beloved live recordings of Janis, Live at the Carousel Ballroom, was recorded this week on June 23rd, 1968 in San Francisco. Check out that hand-drawn gig flyer!

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Flashback Friday
19 June 2015 @ 4:40 pm

Janis and the boys from Big Brother and the Holding Company hanging out in San Francisco in June of 1968.

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Today In History
13 April 2015 @ 8:00 am

"Live At Winterland" was recorded at Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco on April 12th and 13th, 1968.

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Phoenix Dance
11 March 2015 @ 7:47 am

Big Brother & The Holding Company, Quiksilver Messenger Service, Country Joe and The Fish, and Miller Blues Band played a benefit show to raise money for a community center in Mississippi and medical relief in North Vietnam. The show took place on March 12th, 1967 at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco.

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This Week in History
28 January 2015 @ 8:01 am

Janis performed one of her first shows with Big Brother & The Holding Company this week in 1967. The band played at the Mantra-Rock Dance on January 29th at the Avalon Ballroom in San Francisco. Other guests included Allen Ginsberg and The Grateful Dead.

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SF Palace of Fine Arts
29 August 2014 @ 7:53 am

One of the gems of San Francisco is the Palace of Fine Arts. For Janis, its notable for several memorable photos and her performance at the 1968 Palace of Fine Arts Festival. Anyone have a picture at the venue from a visit to SF?

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