Original handbill announcing the first Holy Man Jam, organised by the Family Dog on the Great Highway, San Francisco, October 7-9, 1969.
Printed in rainbow red-blue on off-white card stock (there was also a monochrome variant). 13.8x21.7cm. Artist unknown.
Lists 24 participants, among them Timothy Leary, Alan Watts, Steve Gaskin and It’s A Beautiful Day, and preceding concert dates by Charley Musselwhite, Congress of Wonders, and Kaleidoscope.
Chet Helms moved his Family Dog concerts to The Great Highway, a former slot-car racetrack near Ocean Beach, after his sound permits on the Avalon were revoked in late 1968. A second Holy Man Jam festival was held in Boulder, Colorado in August 1970.
Small ink blots to lower centre section; old pinhole to upper edge; light edge-creasing and wear. Overall, Very Good minus.