Monthly Archives: November 2011

Trips Festival Poster July 29-30-31, 1966 PNE Garden Auditorium

A small poster (or large handbill) from the summer of 1966 advertising the traveling Trips Festival multi-media event, which featured the music of both the Grateful Dead and Big Brother & the Holding Company, whom Janis Joplin had just joined. … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan Window Cards 1964 & 1965 Berkeley, San Francisco

Bob Dylan had a certain affinity for the San Francisco Bay Area during his mid-60s touring prime, much more so than, say, Los Angeles. Here we have a look at three concert window cards, modest in design, used to sell … Continue reading

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Led Zeppelin Concert Poster – Mighty Monday Toronto Rockpile

A dynamic summer 1969 Led Zeppelin concert poster from the Rockpile concert hall in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The night was billed “Mighty Monday” by the promoters, with shows at 8:00 and 11:00 PM. “The Zeppelin Is The Only Way To … Continue reading

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Jefferson Airplane Concert Poster – Grateful Dead Charity BG-222

One of the most popular higher-number Bill Graham concert posters of all time is BG-222, for this 1970 benefit concert held at Winterland in San Francisco to raise funds for the Grateful Dead’s recent drug bust in New Orleans. Headliners … Continue reading

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Charles Brown Window Card, Percy Mayfield Concert Poster 1950s

Here we have a pair of scarce 1952 concert posters from Charles Brown and Percy Mayfield, two practitioners of slow, smoky, piano-bar rhythm & blues music in the post-war era. Both are very colorful window cards from the deep south, … Continue reading

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