Monthly Archives: October 2011

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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Unused Beatles Concert Tickets 1962-1966 (15 Different)

Ticket stubs are fun to collect and a whole legion of music collectors have scrapbooks full of them. But a concert ticket that was never used, completely un-torn and intact, is a whole ‘nother thing. Throw in the world’s biggest … Continue reading

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Jackie Brenston 1950s R&B Concert Poster “Rocket 88” Originator

“Rocket 88” with Ike Turner’s band and Jackie Brenston on sax and lead vocals was one of the earliest rock ‘n roll hits in 1951, and here’s a Brenston concert poster from the following year when he was very much … Continue reading

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Jefferson Airplane Concert Poster w/ Quicksilver at The Fillmore

An early, classic Bill Graham psychedelic concert poster from the spring of 1966, just when things were starting to get going. Poster artist Wes Wilson designed this seminal Fillmore Auditorium concert poster using entirely lettering, and its simplicity appeals to … 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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