October 16, 1965 — The world’s first acid rock dance was held at Longshoreman’s Hall in San Francisco. Top band on the bill was the Charlatan’s with Dan Hicks, a house band from the Red Dog Saloon in Virginia City. The Jefferson Airplane also made its first concert appearance. Alton Kelley and 3 other people, under the name Family Dog, staged the dance concert.

  4 comments for “This Day in History

  1. October 20, 2018 at 1:56 PM

    Dan Hick’s and his Hot Licks. Oh yeah!


  2. October 16, 2018 at 6:41 AM

    Jefferson Airplane is the only one I’ve heard of, I think.

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