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Victoria's First Love-In: Blues X Five, Lost Souls, Hydro Electric Streetcar

Sun. April 30th 1967 Beacon Hill Park Free

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Victoria's First Love-In: Blues X Five, Lost Souls, Hydro Electric Streetcar

In an effort to be part of a growing trend of organized "Human Be-In's", local m...
Event can be attended in person In-Person Event
Sun. April 30th 1967 Beacon Hill Park (All Ages)
1:00pm - 5:00pm  Doors at: 12:00pm Free

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Blues X Five
from Victoria BC
circa 1965 - circa 1969
Lost Souls
from Victoria BC
circa 1966 - circa 1967
Hydro Electric Streetcar
from Vancouver BC
circa 1967 - circa 1969

Event Description

In an effort to be part of a growing trend of organized "Human Be-In's", local musical groups including Blues X Five and The Lost Souls produced the event without permits and/or permission. The found an electrical souce close to a picnic area, plugged in and played causing an uproar with the establishment. This was finally addressed a few weeks later when the Mayor and council gave in to public support/pressure and allowed the city's and Canada's first "official" Love-In at the Cameron bandshell.

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Beacon Hill Park

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Victoria's First Love-In: Blues X Five, Lost Souls, Hydro Electric Streetcar @ Beacon Hill Park Apr 30 1967 - Oct 6th @ Beacon Hill Park

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