Monthly Archives: May 2012

Roy Orbison, Dion, Bo Diddley Concert Posters Vintage 50s-60s

Roy Orbison, Dion and the Belmonts, Bo Diddley, Larry Williams and LaVern Baker are among the greats featured on these three 50-year-old cardboard concert posters. A ton of great music is represented here; every musician pictured on the posters had … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan Window Cards 1960s Newport Folk Festival Posters

Bob Dylan’s star seldom shone brighter than at the three consecutive Newport Folk Festivals from 1963-65. Here we take a look at the original cardboard advertising posters for the latter two, the 1964 and 1965 Newport Folk Fests. Dylan’s name … Continue reading

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1950s Jazz Concert Poster – Louis Armstrong & Benny Goodman

A beautifully designed jazz concert poster from 1953 featuring co-headliners Louis Armstrong and Benny Goodman. Great artistic sketches of the two legends, bright red, yellow & blue colors, and lots of named support musicians (Gene Krupa, anyone?) make this a … Continue reading

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Andy Warhol’s Plastic Inevitable Show Poster 1966 Velvet Underground

The Velvet Underground and Nico were the musical guests at this series of shows at The Trip nightclub on Sunset Strip in 1966, but it was their manager, Andy Warhol, who was the headliner, with his outrageous, multi-media Exploding Plastic … Continue reading

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Barbra Streisand Concert Poster 1960s & Signed Artist’s Sketch

Barbra Streisand was just 24 years old and pregnant with her only child when she played at the prestigious Festival Field in Newport, Rhode Island on July 30, 1966. Here we show an original concert poster, made before the show … Continue reading

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