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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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Acid Test Poster – Harmonica Store, L.A. 1966 Grateful Dead

A rare March 1966 Los Angeles Acid Test psychedelic concert poster designed by longtime Grateful Dead associate Owsley Stanley, affectionately known as “Bear.” The Dead played this show, along with folks like Tiny Tim and improv pioneer Del Close. This … Continue reading

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Grateful Dead Window Card 1967 New York City (Cafe Au Go Go)

The first time the Dead ever played in New York City was for this June 1967 residency at the Café Au Go Go in Greenwich Village. The was the same dank, cramped nightclub where Lenny Bruce got busted for obscenity, … Continue reading

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