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Monterey International Pop Festival returns for 50th anniversary event

on April 17, 2017, 1:00pm

The year marks the 50th anniversary of the iconic Monterey International Pop Festival, and what better way to celebrate than with another festival! A three-day event will take place at the Monterey County Fairgrounds from June 16th to 18th – marking exactly 50 years to the day and spot of the original 1967 festival.

Among the confirmed participants: Regina Spektor, Father John Misty, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, Kurt Vile & The Violators, Norah Jones, Dr. Dog, Gary Clark Jr., and The Head of the Heart.

Several musicians who played the original festival will also make a return visit, including Phil Lesh of the Grateful Dead, Eric Burdon & The Animals, and Booker T.

Lou Adler, one of the original Monterey Pop founders who co-produced the 1967 festival alongside John Phillips of The Mamas & the Papas, helped in the curation of the revival festival. 3-day and VIP passes go on sale Friday, April 21st at 10:00 a.m. PT.

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