Monthly Archives: July 2011

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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Jethro Tull Concert Poster 1969 Tour / Boston Tea Party

A cool and collectible vintage Jethro Tull concert poster from The Boston Tea Party nightclub in, of course, Boston, MA. At the time of this 1969 gig, Tull had released just two albums, This Was and Stand Up. Enthusiastically discussed … Continue reading

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Ella Fitzgerald, Chick Webb Signed Photo & Harlem Jazz Newspaper

Ella Fitzgerald got her start fronting Chick Webb’s band in the 1930s, and here are two collectibles from that time period: an 8×10-inch glossy taken at the Apollo Theatre signed by both Chick and Ella; and a summer 1939 Harlem … Continue reading

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Jimi Hendrix, Moby Grape Concert Poster – Earl Warren Showgrounds, 1967

A very psychedelic, vibrating-colors Jimi Hendrix concert poster from Santa Barbara, CA just as the guitar god’s career was leaving the launching pad. This show was on August 19, 1967, the same week that Hendrix first charted a single on … Continue reading

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Janis Joplin Window Card 1969 Canterbury House, Ann Arbor

A beautiful Midwestern psychedelic concert poster for Janis Joplin appearing in Ann Arbor, MI on March 15, 1969. Janis had left Big Brother & The Holding Company the year before, and was touring with her own band along with the … Continue reading

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