Janis Joplin Postage Stamp Released Today; Special Ceremony Taking Place This Afternoon in San Francisco

By Music News Group

PRNewsFoto/U.S. Postal ServiceThe U.S. Postal Service officially released the latest in its Music Icons Forever Stamp series, a stamp paying tribute to the late Janis Joplin, on Friday morning. A special ceremony celebrating the stamp’s arrival will be held this afternoon at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park during the first day of the 2014 Outside Lands Festival.

Janis’ brother, Michael Joplin, will attend the event, which also will feature performances by Mary Bridget Davies from the acclaimed Broadway musical A Night with Janis Joplin, country star Kacey Musgraves and local singer/songwriter Nicki Bluhm.

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