The Art of Moonalice
Celebrate the Summer Solstice and the music of 1969
Join us for the 3rd annual outtasight, flower-powered night under the stars as we kick off summer with the Psychedelic Photosynthesis and Surrealistic Summer Solstice Jam. Spread out a blanket for an amazing night of free, live music and psychedelic visuals in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park at the iconic Conservatory of Flowers on Wednesday, June 19.
The concert, featuring the iconic songs of 1969 performed by legendary artists alongside bright new talents in the Bay Area music scene, will run from 6-10 p.m. The Conservatory’s light show, Photosynthesis, will begin at approximately 9:15 p.m. transforming the building into a canvas of colorful light art.
Dance to Spirit in the Sky – performed by Norman Greenbaum. Fixin’ to Die performed by Country Joe McDonald. Time Has Come Today – performed by the New Chambers Brothers, Evil Ways – by original members of Santana, and of course, Everyday People – performed by original members of Sly & The Family Stone.
This will be an All-Star concert featuring members of legendary Bay Area bands:
Big Brother & The Holding Company, Sly & the Family Stone, Santana, It’s A Beautiful Day, Jefferson Starship, Jerry Garcia Band, Ace of Cups New Riders of the Purple Sage, New Chambers Brothers, Rat Dog, and Sons of Champlin.
Along with musicians from the newer generation of San Francisco bands: ALO, Box Set, Moonalice, Con Brio, Brothers Comatose, The California Honeydrops, Strangefolk, Midnight North, T Sisters, Katdelic, and Tarnation.
The flower-powered celebration is free and open to all ages. A variety of food trucks from Off the Grid will be available.
Developed in partnership with the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, the light art installation, initiated by Illuminate, the nonprofit arts group behind The Bay Lights, together with Obscura Digital, a world-renowned creative studio specializing in large scale light-based art, uses gobo projectors to transform the all-white landmark with a series of exquisite scenes inspired by the rare tropical flowers within this national landmark.
At every Moonalice show, guests receive a unique poster commemorating the event.