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John Roberts is out managing the tour so couldn't send this out himself: Wednesday July 2nd Eastney Cellars www.thecellars.co.uk "San Francisco Nights" 2014 UK Tour U.S. Legends of the Psychedelic 60s and the 1967 Monterey International Pop Festival with SAM ANDREW (BIG BROTHER AND THE HOLDING COMPANY) DAVID BENNETT COHEN (COUNTRY JOE & THE FISH) GREG DOUGLASS (THE STEVE MILLER BAND & HOT TUNA) BRUCE BARTHOL (COUNTRY JOE & THE FISH) ROY BLUMENFELD (THE BLUES PROJECT & SEATRAIN) and special guest BEX MARSHALL (as "the voice of Janis") The San Francisco Nights" 2014 UK tour coincides with the 47th Anniversary of the 1967 Monterey International Pop Music Festival in California - the first ever widely promoted and heavily attended rock festival. This tour features members of no less than four bands who appeared there who will be performing an exciting back catalogue of their classic songs.... and more! SAM ANDREW (guitar/vocals) is a founder member of BIG BROTHER AND THE HOLDING COMPANY, the band that launched JANIS JOPLIN to fame in the dance halls of San Francisco and at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967. Sam is known for his stunning guitar work which helped define the "San Francisco" sound as some of the most dynamic music of the era. DAVID BENNETT COHEN (keyboards/vocals) was an original member of COUNTRY JOE & THE FISH, another legendary band who played at Monterey. Best known for his innovative keyboard playing, Davids also an accomplished guitarist and has worked with countless musicians including Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Miles, John Cippolina, Tim Hardin, Michael Bloomfield, The Blues Project and Mick Taylor Band. GREG DOUGLASS (guitar/vocals) played with THE STEVE MILLER BAND between 1976-81 and is known as one of the most important Bay Area guitarists, playing and recording with greats such as Van Morrison, John Cipollina, Hot Tuna, Country Joe McDonald and many more. BRUCE BARTHOL (bass/vocals) another original member of COUNTRY JOE & THE FISH and FORMERLY FAT HARRY. For over three decades he was the resident songwriter for the Tony Award winning San Francisco Mime Troupe. He has performed or recorded with Pete Seeger, Ralph McTell, The Edgar Broughton Band & many others. ROY BLUMENFELD (drums/vocals) was the heartbeat for the THE BLUES PROJECT, a group that sprang out of Greenwich Village NY in the mid 60s with its cutting edge of mprovisational, classical, blues and jazz. Later on he founded SEATRAIN with Andy Kulberg. Roys performed and recorded with the most illustrious soul, funk, blues and rock legends including Chuck Berry, John Lee Hooker, Carlos Santana and Paul Butterfield. DAVID, GREG, BRUCE and ROY have been performing and recording as the supergroup "THE FORMER MEMBERS". This will be the bands third European tour since their formation in 2011.