Category Archives: Handbills & Flyers

Bob Dylan Concert Flyer Gerdes Folk City 1961 Part III

A Fall 1961 concert handbill for Bob Dylan’s stand at Gerde’s Folk City in NYC. The New York Times glowingly reviewed one of these shows, after which Dylan’s career would never look back. ERRATA: I keep saying “September,” but of … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan Concert Flyer Gerdes Folk City 1961 Part II

CONTINUED FROM PT. 1: The first known concert piece (poster, handbill or flyer meant to be posted) for Bob Dylan, dating from April 1961. What’s exciting is that this exact item was actually mailed by Dylan back to his Minnesota … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan Concert Flyer Gerdes Folk City 1961 Part I

The first known concert piece (poster, handbill or flyer meant to be posted) for Bob Dylan, dating from April 1961. What’s exciting is that this exact item was actually mailed by Dylan back to his Minnesota friend at the time, … Continue reading

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Trips Festival 1966 Handbill – San Francisco Flyer Handout

A January 1966 handbill for the seminal Trips Festival in San Francisco, designed (and later autographed) by Wes Wilson, the man who also designed 45 of the first 50 posters in Bill Graham’s numbered poster series (and the first 10 … Continue reading

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Billie Holiday Concert Flyer – Jazz & Blues Show Handbill

A stellar jazz handbill advertising a Carnegie Hall benefit concert on Thanksgiving weekend 1957 that featured Lady Day herself, Billie Holiday, plus the star-studded line-up of Dizzy Gillespie, Chet Baker, Zoot Sims, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane and “Introducing… the brilliant … Continue reading

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