Former Location –
On June 10, 1966, Janis Joplin made her first public appearance with Big Brother and the Holding Company at The Avalon.
The club lost its lease in November 1968 and faded in to rock and roll oblivion. For a brief period between 2003 and 2006 the venue was reopened and held approximately 70 concerts before closing again.
1268 Sutter Street
San Francisco CA 94109
On January 29, 1967, the Avalon hosted the Mantra-Rock Dance musical event, organized by the local Hare Krishna temple, which featured Hare Krishna founder Bhaktivedanta Swami, Allen Ginsberg, The Grateful Dead, Moby Grape and Janis Joplin With Big Brother and the Holding Company.