Monthly Archives: April 2011

Cream Concert Poster 1960s Santa Barbara, CA Eric Clapton

A highly attractive psychedelic concert poster for Cream’s 1968 show in Santa Barbara, CA. This Fillmore-era window card, with a rendition of Eric Clapton on guitar, has lots of intriguing, subtle elements that are not apparent on first glance. (Sorry … Continue reading

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Southern Music Museums: Why No Good Concert Posters?

I recently conducted my own musical-history tour through Memphis and Nashville, TN, and Tupelo and Clarksdale, MS.  I visited eight different music museums / institutions and saw some amazing stuff… B.B. King’s guitar, Hank Williams’ boots, Sam Phillips’ original studio … Continue reading

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Jethro Tull Concert Poster – Early 1970s

An interesting, oddball, one-off Jethro Tull concert poster from April 1971, but beyond that — where? Where is a “Brewer” campus in the midwest? Hoping someone will know. Great use of the artwork from Tull’s second album Stand Up for … Continue reading

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Jimi Hendrix Experience Concert Poster 1960s Psychedelic Design

A beautiful Jimi Hendrix Experience concert poster from 1968 in Toronto, Canada. Poster artist Gary Grimshaw created this enduring psychedelic concert-poster image for the Russ Gibb Presents / Grande Ballroom series, printed before the show to sell tickets to the … Continue reading

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The Who Concert Poster 1960s Psychedelic by Rick Griffin

Legendary poster artist Rick Griffin created this beautiful concert poster for The Who at the Hollywood Palladium in 1969, but only a small B&W handbill version was used before the show to sell tickets. Two years later, Griffin had this … Continue reading

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