Dear Friends: Yvonne and I will be performing at the James Connolly Festival in Dublin May 11th at 7:30pm. I’ll be giving a talk about my book, The Explosion of Deferred Dreams, May 12th at 2pm.

Dublin, Ireland

Here are the details of the two events:
Mat Callahan & Yvonne Moore
performing Hard Hitting Songs for Hard Hit People

Thursday, May 11th, 7:30pm
New Theatre Temple Bar
43 Essex Street East
admission: €10

Mat Callahan brings his new book to the James Connolly Festival
The Explosion of Deferred Dreams: Musical Renaissance and Social Revolution in San Francisco, 1965–1975
Book Talk and Discussion
Friday 12th of May 2017. 2-4 p.m.
Connolly Books in Temple Bar
admission: free

Then I head to California-

California Book Tour 2017

San Diego:

Wed, May 17th – D.G.Wills Books in San Diego, CA 7pm with Jon Kanis, author of Encyclopedia Walking: Pop Culture & the Alchemy of Rock ‘n’ Roll
7461 Girard Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037 (858) 456-1800

Los Angeles:

Fri. May 19th – KPFK interview with Michael Slate (The Michael Slate Show, KPFK 90,7fm in Los Angeles, 98,7fm in Santa Barbara and Worldwide at KPFK.ORG).

Sat. May 20th – Indymedia On Air, 90.7 FM KPFK Los Angeles-12pm
Skylight Books in Los Angeles, CA 5pm with Pat Thomas, author of Listen, Whitey!: The Sounds of Black Power 1965-1975
1818 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027 (323) 660-1175

Bay Area / NorCal:

Tue May 23rd – The Booksmith in San Francisco, CA  7:30pm
1644 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117

Wed, May 24th – Speak Out Now presents Revolution in the Summer of Love, a talk with Mat Callahan in Berkeley, CA 7pm-9pm, $5 donation, no one turned away for lack of funds. Sports Basement, 2727 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA 94703.

Fri, May 26th – Northtown Books in Arcata, CA 7pm
957 H St, Arcata, CA 95521 (707) 822-2834

Sat, May 27th – Gallery Bookshop in Mendocino, CA 6:30pm
Kasten St, Mendocino, CA 95460 (707) 937-2665

Sun, May 28th – Down Home Music in El Cerrito, CA at 3:30pm
10341 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530  (510) 525-2129

Wed, May 31st – Shaping San Francisco talk at 518 Valencia in San Francisco, CA at 7:30pm
518 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110 (415) 863-9977
Panel with Calvin Welch (author, activist, and USF Faculty), original Digger Judy Goldhaft (Planet Drum Foundation), and Pam Brennan (Haight Ashbury Flower Power Walking Tours).

Thurs, June 1st – University of California Santa Cruz from 2:00-3:00pm at Humanities Building #1, Room 210 with special musical guest Dry Days. 1156 High Street,, Santa Cruz, CA 95064. Presented by The History of Consciousness, The Center for Cultural Studies, & UCSC University Library Special Collections & Archives, with support from Logo’s Books.
Logos Books phone number (831) 427-5100

Fri, June 2nd – Petaluma Library w/ Copperfield’s Books 7pm with music critic and author Joel Selvin.
Location: 140 Kentucky St Petaluma, CA 94952
Contact: (707) 762-0563

Sat, June 3rd -from 1pm to 2:15pm at the Bay Area Book Festival in downtown Berkeley. Location: Cornerstone, Cornersone Craft Beer and Live Music at 2367 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704.  This is a panel: The Long 60s: The Counterculture’s Influence in Contemporary America with Mat Callahan, Gretchen Lemke-Santangelo, David Talbot, and Fred Turner, moderated by Peter Richardson.

Sun, June 4th Other Avenues sponsored event at Sunset Youth Services 1:30pm to 4:30pm. A Conversation about the politics, music, food, and culture of the Summer of Love and 60s and 70s with Shanta Nimbark Sacharoff, author of PM’s Other Avenues Are Possible: Legacy of the People’s Food System of the San Francisco Bay Area – and owner of Other Avenues Food Coop. 3918 Judah St, San Francisco, CA 94122. (415) 661-7475