Monthly Archives: May 2011

Jefferson Airplane Concert Poster 1960s Psychedelic Bi-Plane Design

A really cool, one-off psychedelic Jefferson Airplane concert poster from the small town of San Luis Obispo, CA in May 1967. This was eight weeks after the release of Surrealistic Pillow, and the single “Somebody to Love” was racing up … Continue reading

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Grateful Dead Concert Poster 1966 Halloween Costume Ball

A Halloween 1966 Grateful Dead concert poster from San Francisco, CA, for the “Dance of Death Costume Ball.” Joining the Dead on this occasion were Quicksilver Messenger Service and Mimi Farina (Joan Baez’s sister). A really cool one-off psychedelic concert … Continue reading

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Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett Concert Window Cards – Early 1960’s

Two beautiful, vintage concert posters from two of America’s biggest musical national treasures, Ella Fitzgerald and Tony Bennett. The Ella is a stunner from 1961, right in the middle of her Songbook series; and the Bennett comes from the year … Continue reading

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Trips Festival Handbill 1966 Grateful Dead, Merry Pranksters

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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