Category Archives: Blues

Vintage Blues Concert Poster – Handy’s Jazz Band (W.C. Handy)

I can really use some help on this one… can anybody accurately guess what year this gem is from? It dates out to 1920, 1926, 1937, 1943 or 1948, but $2.00 for “gentlemen” would be a very high admission price … Continue reading

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BB King Concert Posters 1950’s Ruth Brown, Jimmy Reed (Blues, R&B)

Here we have a couple of late-50s colorful B.B. King concert posters that feature a very slim-looking King of the Blues back in his early years. The larger window card is from 1957 and includes stellar opening acts such as … Continue reading

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Muddy Waters Window Card 1950s w/ Ray Charles & Ruth Brown

Talk about a stellar line-up… this 1954 gem features an astonishing array of R&B talent, with four of the five acts now members of the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame. Most poster collectors consider this a “50s Muddy Waters … Continue reading

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Johnny Otis – Little Esther Window Card 1950s Concert Poster

A beautiful 1952 southern boxing-style concert poster featuring Johnny Otis and Little Esther, both important proponents of early, post-war rhythm & blues music. This red, white & blue cardboard poster is filled with splashy graphics, photos of the musicians, fun … Continue reading

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Pacific Ballroom Concert Posters 1960s San Diego Window Cards

B.B. King, Sam Cooke, Jimmy Reed and Etta James are all represented here on their own cardboard boxing-style concert posters from the Pacific Ballroom in San Diego, CA. The years span 1960-62 and all four are scarce, original telephone-pole window … Continue reading

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