The Doors At the Fantasy Fair

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Officially known as the Sidney B. Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre. On June 10th and 11th, 1967, about a week before the historic Monterey Pop Festival approximately 15,000 people attended the KFRC Fantasy Fair and Magic Mountain Music Festival to benefit the Hunters Point Child Care Center at the theater on Mount Tamalpais.

Some of the participants were: The Grass Roots, The Byrds with Hugh Masekela on trumpet, Canned Heat, Dionne Warwick, The Seeds, Blues Magoos, Country Joe and the Fish, Captain Beefheart, Tim Hardin, The 5th Dimension and Jefferson Airplane.

The Fantasy Fair was also The Doors’ first big show. That’s them in the above picture.

The Mountain Theater
Mount Tamalpais
Mill Valley CA 94941
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