On this day in 1966 Ken Kesey in Union Square promoting the Trips Festival


Ken Kesey and others pulled up to Union Square to promote the Trips Festival – organized by Kesey, Stewart Brand, Roman Sender and Bill Graham at the Longshoreman’s Hall between January 21-23 1966. KRON-TV was on hand to document the promotional event, and the original footage can be seen online courtesy of the San Francisco Bay Area Television Archive. View the incredible original footage here.

For more information about the 50th Anniversary of the Trips Festival, check out this earlier post.

Jason Herrington