Santa Venetia Armory

Former Location –
The Santa Venetia Armory, was the National Guard Armory, and a regular site of “Teen” dances in the mid-60s. It was used briefly for psychedelic rock concerts in 1966-67, before the Fillmore and the Avalon Ballroom became famous. Some of the artists that played here were:

Jefferson Airplane
Quicksilver Messenger Service
The Grateful Dead
Big Brother and the Holding Company
Sopwith Camel
Moby Grape

Noteworthy Concerts Held At Santa Venetia Armory

2/10/1967 – Grateful Dead
1/26/1967 – Jefferson Airplane
1/13/1967 – Big Brother & the Holding Company
12/29/1966 – Moby Grape

Santa Venetia Armory
153 Madison Ave
San Rafael CA 94903