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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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Grateful Dead Concert Poster w/ Oxford Circle at Avalon Ballroom

The term “iconic image” is thrown around too often, but that sobriquet was practically invented for this ultra-famous Grateful Dead concert poster from 1966. Nicknamed “skull & roses” or “skeleton & roses,” this masterwork was created by poster artists Stanley … Continue reading

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Grateful Dead Janis Joplin “Angry Arts” Concert Poster 1967 S.F.

This poster is known as “The Week of the Angry Arts,” and actually says on the poster, “Spring Mobilization to End the War in Vietnam.” It was the spring of 1967, “Make Love Not War” was the mantra, and the … 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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Grateful Dead Concert Poster – Notice! 1968 w/ Quicksilver

A well-known Grateful Dead concert poster from the band’s “tour of the great Pacific northwest” in the winter of 1968… the first time the band attempted to book all its own dates. The poster’s wild, wild west motif – complete … Continue reading

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