Tour News: Hippiefest 2008 dates set

Jack Bruce of Cream, Eric Burdon & the Animals, The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, Janis Ian, Badfinger, Melanie and Jonathan Edwards are among the featured acts at Hippiefest 2008.

The third annual tour, which features several musicians who performed at the Monterey Pop Festival and the original Woodstock, kicks off July 11 in Phoenix, Ariz., and features 22 dates. Hippiefest is produced by Toby Ludwig and Ron Hausfeld of Flower Power Concerts, Inc.

A full line of flower power paraphernalia such as tie-dye t-shirts, skirts, caps, bags, stickers and posters will be available throughout the tour.

Fans can expect to hear a variety of groovy classic favorites such as:

Jack Bruce of Cream — "Sunshine Of Your Love," "White Room," and "I Feel Free"

Eric Burdon & The Animals — "House of The Rising Sun," "Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood," and "Bring It On Home To Me.

The Turtles (featuring Flo and Eddie) — "Happy Together," "She’d Rather Be With Me" and "It Ain’t Me Babe"

Badfinger — "Come And Get It," "No Matter What" and "Day After Day"

Melanie — "Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)" and "Brand New Key"

Janis Ian — "At Seventeen," "Society’s Child" and "Fly Too High"

Jonathan Edwards — "Sunshine" and "Shanty."

Terry Sylvester Formerly of The Hollies — "Sorry Suzanne," " Just One Look," The Air That I Breathe," and "I’m Alive."

Hippiefest tour dates and venues include:

• July 11, 2008 — Phoenix, The Dodge Theater
Jack Bruce Of Cream, Eric Burdon & The Animals, The Turtles Featuring Flo & Eddie, Janis Ian, Badfinger Featuring Joey Molland, Jonathan Edwards

• July 12, 2008 — Seattle, Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery
Jack Bruce Of Cream, Eric Burdon & The Animals, The Turtles Featuring Flo & Eddie, Janis Ian, Badfinger Featuring Joey Molland, Jonathan Edwards

• Sunday, July 13, 2008 — Saratoga, Calif., The Mountain Winery
Jack Bruce Of Cream, Eric Burdon & The Animals, The Turtles Featuring Flo & Eddie, Janis Ian, Badfinger Featuring Joey Molland, Jonathan Edward

• Wednesday, July 16, 2008 — Los Angeles,  The Greek Theater
Jack Bruce Of Cream, Eric Burdon & The Animals, The Turtles Featuring Flo & Eddie, Melanie, Badfinger Featuring Joey Molland, Jonathan Edwards

• Thursday, July 17, 2008 — San Diego, Humphrey’s By The Sea
Jack Bruce Of Cream, Eric Burdon & The Animals, The Turtles Featuring Flo & Eddie, Melanie, Badfinger Featuring Joey Molland, Jonathan Edwards

• Friday, July 18, 2008 — San Diego, Humphrey’s By The Sea
Jack Bruce Of Cream, Eric Burdon & The Animals, The Turtles Featuring Flo & Eddie, Melanie, Badfinger Featuring Joey Molland, Jonathan Edwards

• Saturday, July 19, 2008 — Palm Springs, Calif., The Fantasy Springs Casino
Jack Bruce Of Cream, The Turtles Featuring Flo & Eddie, Melanie, Badfinger Featuring Joey Molland, Jonathan Edwards

• Sunday, July 20, 2008 — Dallas, Nokia Live
Jack Bruce Of Cream, Eric Burdon & The Animals, The Turtles Featuring Flo & Eddie, Melanie, Badfinger Featuring Joey Molland, Jonathan Edward

• Tuesday, July 22, 2008 — Denver, Fiddler’s Green
Jack Bruce Of Cream, Eric Burdon & The Animals, The Turtles Featuring Flo & Eddie, Melanie, Badfinger Featuring Joey Molland, Jonathan Edwards

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