Video Release: April 1, 2014
Rating: Not Rated
Studio: Criterion Collection
- Runtime: 147 minutes
- NTSC (Canada and USA)
- Originally in English
The Monterey International Pop Festival took place over three days, January 16 to January 18, 1967, and drew 50,000 people. Tickets for Monterey ranged in price from $3.50 to $6.
Performers who appeared at the festival (but not necessarily in the film MONTEREY POP): Big Brother and the Holding Company, Otis Redding, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Who, The Grateful Dead, The Byrds, Jefferson Airplane, The Association, The Electric Flag, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Canned Heat, The Blues Project, Laura Nyro, Hugh Masekela, Buffalo Springfield, Country Joe and the Fish, Booker T. and the MG's, The Mamas and the Papas, Quicksilver Messenger Serivce, The Mar-Keys, Lou Rawls, Eric Burdon & the Animals, and Ravi Shankar.
MONTEREY POP was screened at the 1968 Venice Film Festival.
Monkee member Mickey Dolenz and Mama Cass Elliot can be glimpsed in the audience during the climactic Ravi Shankar sitar number of MONTEREY POP.