Peace, Love & Action Festival
Saturday, August 26, 2017, 5 pm to 9 pm
Conference & Art Show
Peace Forum, Films, Food, Workshops
Sunday, August 27, 2017, Noon to 7 pm
Zero & Friends, Achilles Wheel, Howie’s Persuasion, San Geronimo
$25 in advance at Brown Paper Tickets
$35 at door, if tickets are available
Show is limited to 500 tickets. Advanced tickets are highly encouraged.
The Peace, Love & Action Festival featuring an all-day music concert, group art show, guest speakers and other activities focused on the subject of global peace that began in 2015 at the instigation (and the inspiration) of Ted Wright. This year with the added interest and nostalgia surrounding the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love we are merging the two deeply related themes into a two-day event—Peace, Love and Action.
On Saturday, August 26, 2017, the San Geronimo Valley Community Center with host a Conference and Art Show featuring a Peace Forum, that will kick off with an evening of films and guest speakers addressing topics of peace building, activism, inner peace and non-violent action. There will also be food, workshops and live music. The conference is free.
On Sunday, August 27, 2017, the Peace, Love & Action Festival will feature an exciting roster of live music. A Music Celebration with Zero & Friends (with Steve Kimock, Greg Anton, Bobby Vega, Banana and Hadi Al-Saadoon), Achilles Wheel, Howie’s Persuasion and San Geronimo will rock the good vibes through the Valley. There will be craft booths and excellent food.
More About The Bands:
Zero & Friends
The San Geronimo Valley Community Center is honored that the legendary jam band Zero, will headline the Peace, Love, and Action Festival. Zero was founded in 1984 by guitarist Steve Kimock and drummer Greg Anton. At the Festival, Greg and Steve will be performing with Bobby Vega on bass, Banana on keyboards and vocals, and Hadi Al Sadoon on trumpet. Zero’s major label album “Chance In A Million” was recorded live at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco and featured the lyrics of Grateful Dead songwriter Robert Hunter, Judge Murphy on vocals, Martin Fierro on sax, and Nicky Hopkins and Pete Sears on keyboards. Zero is thrilled to return to West Marin for this performance at the San Geronimo Valley Community Center.
Achilles Wheel is a California based rock and roll band that blurs the lines between genres and fuses an infectious blend of Roots and World Music Rockadelia. With the release of their third studio recording, ‘Devil In The Yard’, Achilles Wheel is also waving the flag for Ben Jacobs (Poor Man’s Whiskey, Grateful Bluegrass Boys, Rusty Stringfield), who came to the AW studio in Nevada City to record a couple of songs, but after playing on every track he left as the new Achilles Wheel keys man. He joins Jonny Mojo Flores on lead guitar and vocals, Paul Kamm on guitar and vocals, Shelby Snow on bass and vocals, Mark McCartney on drums and vocals and Gary Campus on drums and percussion.
A Valley favorite, Howie’s Persuasion features the dynamic vocals of Kira Thelin Gapinski, Tealy Gapinski and Katherine Wethington. Howie Cort, drummer extraordinaire, who has just completed her album ‘Aunt Junes Basement’ has gathered an all-star band including Velvy Appleton (Spark & Whisper) on guitar, Michael McQuilkin (Family Music Hour) on piano, David Russ (Kate Gaffney Band) on bass, and Bruce Greenstein (Boton) on percussion.
The band SAN GERONIMO hails from the rolling hills of west Marin, California. Described by the San Francisco Guardian as “Hard Charging Americana,” SAN GERONIMO write powerful, thought provoking songs that intertwine Classic Rock, Country and Psychedelic elements to form a unique brand of what critics are calling California Soul music.