The Fillmore West

Former Location –
So much happened here over the years….. Janis Joplin played her final gig with Big Brother here. The Who performed their entire rock opera Tommy here, Eric Clapton played his final shows as the lead guitar for Delaney and Bonnie here.

In 1969, while both of them were touring with their respective groups, Keith Emerson met and jammed with Greg lake here and in June of 1970 Carl Palmer joined up with them to become Emerson, Lake and Palmer.

A movie was made about the last days of the Fillmore West called “Fillmore: The Last Days” The final night featured Tower of Power, Creedence Clearwater and Santana.

It closed on July 4, 1971

The Fillmore West
Market Street and Van Ness
San Francisco CA 94102