Monthly Archives: August 2011

Glenn Miller and his Orchestra Concert Posters 1930s & 1940s

Sorry this video is 10 minutes long, but I needed it to show off three original, vintage Glenn Miller window cards from his heyday: 1938, 1939 and 1940, each with its own unique style. Original Glenn Miller concert posters are … Continue reading

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Velvet Underground Nico Andy Warhol Concert Poster 1966 BG-8

One of the earliest posters in Bill Graham’s coveted numbered concert poster series, this May 1966 Velvet Underground (with Lou Reed) concert poster is known to collectors as BG-8. It had to be one of the weirdest weekends in the … 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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Van Morrison Concert Poster 1969 Astral Weeks Tour

This is a rarity: a sixties Van Morrison concert poster, even though he had released the Top 10 hit “Brown Eyed Girl” and a masterpiece of an album, “Astral Weeks.” Famed poster artist Rick Griffin had great fun with this … Continue reading

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