Category Archives: Fillmore Auditorium

BG-1 FD-1 Concert Posters 1966 First in Their Series (Jefferson Airplane)

These are the two posters that launched the Bill Graham Fillmore and Family Dog Avalon series of concert posters that defined an era in late-60s San Francisco. FD-1, the first Family Dog concert poster, features the Jefferson Airplane with Big … Continue reading

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Janis Joplin Grateful Dead Concert Poster 1966 Fillmore Benefit

A highly unusual 1966 Bill Graham benefit concert poster at the Fillmore Auditorium featuring Janis Joplin fronting Big Brother & the Holding Company, the Quicksilver Messenger Service, soon-to-be huge hit-makers The Grass Roots, and even famed poster artist Rick Griffin … Continue reading

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Jefferson Airplane Concert Poster w/ Quicksilver at The Fillmore

An early, classic Bill Graham psychedelic concert poster from the spring of 1966, just when things were starting to get going. Poster artist Wes Wilson designed this seminal Fillmore Auditorium concert poster using entirely lettering, and its simplicity appeals to … Continue reading

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Jefferson Airplane Grateful Dead Concert Poster ’60s Fillmore BG-23

I call this the quintessential Bill Graham / Fillmore Auditorium concert poster… the Jefferson Airplane and Grateful Dead together, for two dates in the summer of 1966, with a classic poster design by Wes Wilson. This was the first Bill … Continue reading

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Velvet Underground Nico Andy Warhol Concert Poster 1966 BG-8

One of the earliest posters in Bill Graham’s coveted numbered concert poster series, this May 1966 Velvet Underground (with Lou Reed) concert poster is known to collectors as BG-8. It had to be one of the weirdest weekends in the … Continue reading

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