Category Archives: Handbills & Flyers

Bob Dylan Handbill 1966 Acoustic & Electric Tour w/Hawks

A great little advertising concert handbill from Bob Dylan’s incendiary 1965-66 world tour with The Hawks from Norfolk, Virginia on February 12, 1966. The promoters also made larger cardboard concert posters of this exact image, but this is the smaller … Continue reading

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Acid Test Flyer Advertising Handout 1966 Grateful Dead at S.F. State

An original advertising handbill from S.F. State College for the last legendary “Acid Test” event before LSD was made illegal in California (in October 1966). Nicknamed “Whatever It Is” or “The X Handbill,” this charismatic little piece is not great … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan Handbill 1962 Gerdes Folk City by Suze Rotolo

A Spring 1962 concert handbill for Bob Dylan’s headlining stand at Gerde’s Folk City in NYC. This flyer was designed by Dylan’s girlfriend, Suze Rotolo, famous for later gracing the cover of his Freewheelin’ album. Not only did she sign … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan Flyer 1961 Gerdes Folk City w/Greenbriar Boys

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 Handbill 1961 Folk City w/John Lee Hooker, Part Two

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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