Ads of Mimi Fariņa in the Seventies

Mimi with Carol McComb at Max's Kansas City, Nov. 15-19, 1972. Ads from The New York Times. Carol McComb was formerly in the duet Kathy & Carol. A friend of mine who saw Mimi and Carol around this time says they sounded incredible together and did a transcendent performance of "A Swallow Song".


Mimi and Carol McComb at First Christian Church, March 30, 1973.
Benefit for Shanti Nonviolent Center. Randy Shaaron opens.

Opening for Gordon Lightfoot April 11, 1973,
at Civic Auditorium in Portland, Oregon.

Opening for Phil Ochs at the Ash Grove, June 22-24, 1973.

At the Wilshire Ebell Theater in Los Angeles,
July 7, 1973, with John Hartford and Hoyt Axton;
and with Holly Near at the Ash Grove June 21.

At the Egress in Vancouver, Canada,
July 10-14, 1973.
Artist: G. Shankaruk.
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At the Euphoria Tavern in Portland, Oregon,
October 26-27, 1973.

With Art Thieme Sep 14-16, 1973 at Amazinggrace Coffee House in Evanston, IL.
With Leon Redbone September 11-12, 1973, at the Main Point. The ad appeared in a Philadelphia Folk Festival program.


Mimi opens for Phil Ochs. Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City, April 17, 1974.

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With Steve Martin at the Great Southeast Music Hall and Emporium in Atlanta, GA, August 15-18, 1974.
[from Great Speckled Bird v.7 n.33, Aug 19 1974]


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Two posters for SF SNACK ("San Francisco Students Need Atheletics, Culture and Kicks"), a fundraiser for San Francisco schools at Kezar Stadium, March 23, 1975. The event was organized by Bill Graham, who recruited the musicians to perform for free when he learned that sports programs were cancelled in the San Francisco school system due to lack of funds. The roster included the Doobie Brothers, Graham Central Station, Mimi Fariņa, Jefferson Starship, Jerry Garcia & Friends, The Miracles, Joan Baez, Santana, Tower of Power, and Neil Young. Poster art by Randy Tuten.

Unknown venue in Madison, Wisconsin.
April 11-14, 1975.

At The Condon School in Eugene, Oregon, June 6-8, 1975. Sam Leopold opens.

At the Salt Palace Little Theater in Salt Lake City, Utah,
September 20, 1975.
Dale Miller opens.
Art by Steve Kefauver.


Opening for Leo Kottke February 5, 1976
at Orpheum Theater in Madison, WI.


Opening for Gordon Lightfoot May 13, 1978,
at Gammage Center in Tempe, Arizona.


Opening for Rick Danko at the Bijou in Philadelphia
April 23, 1979

Opening for Ramblin' Jack Elliot at Paul Colby's Other End, May 1979.

With Jesse Winchester, Terrell Lynn Thomas & the Radar Rangers, at Vine Hill Amphitheatre in Scotts Valley, Sept. 22, 1979. Art by Wild West Design.
Jesse Winchester's song "Defying Gravity" was a regular part of Mimi's live repertoire.

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