Monterey Pop Festival – Superb 1967 Mint, Unused Foil Concert Poster / Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane, Byrds, Etc.

A very rare original concert poster advertising the 1967 Monterey International Pop Festival, in unused mint condition.  This is one of a small group of mint condition Monterey Pop posters recently discovered, one of which sold at auction in November 2022 for $30,000. (see second photograph) ‘Monterey Pop’ was arguably the most important music festival […]

Janis Joplin – 1966 Big Brother / Hell’s Angels Concert Poster / Sokol Hall, San Francisco

A rare poster advertising a November 1966 show by Big Brother and the Holding Company (with Janis Joplin) with Ken Kesey’s Merry Pranksters, presented by the Hells Angels at San Francisco’s Sokol Hall.  This poster is illustrated as plate 2.247 in the definitive poster reference guide The Art of Rock. Big Brother were only paid […]

Velvet Underground / Grateful Dead / Janis Joplin / Yardbirds / Etc. – Pinnacle Concert Handbill Advertising May 1968 Shows

A wonderful large psychedelic handbill advertising an incredible lineup of shows in May 1968 as part of the Pinnacle Concert series. Artists include Big Brother and the Holding Company (with Janis Joplin), the Grateful Dead, Velvet Underground, the Yardbirds, Albert King, Steve Miller Band, Taj Mahal, Chambers Brothers, Dr John the Night Tripper, B.B. King, […]

Janis Joplin & Big Brother and the Holding Company – 1968 1st Printing Northridge Pinnacle Poster / Art by Rick Griffin

A first printing concert poster advertising Big Brother & The Holding Company (with Janis Joplin,) Taj Mahal and Sweetwater at Valley State College in Northridge, California (a suburb of Los Angeles) on May 12, 1968. This poster, part of the Pinnacle Concert Series, was designed by legendary artist Rick Griffin, and features numerous depictions of […]

Janis Joplin / Big Brother & The Holding Company – 1966 ‘Zenefit’ Concert Contract / Avalon Ballroom

A contract for a Big Brother and the Holding Company (with Janis Joplin) show on November 13, 1966 at the Avalon Ballroom in San Francisco.  This was the famous Zenefit benefit show for the San Francisco Zen Center, also featuring the Grateful Dead and Quicksilver Messenger Service (the poster for this event is reproduced as […]

Janis Joplin / Big Brother & The Holding Company – 1966 Concert Contract

A contract for two Big Brother and the Holding Company (with Janis Joplin) shows on November 19 and 20, 1966 at The Barn in Santa Cruz, Ca., executed on behalf of the band by bassist and group ‘leader’ Peter Albin, and the show’s promoter.  This is the ‘purchaser’s copy’ carbon copy, the purchaser being the […]

Janis Joplin – Beautifully Signed Bank Signature Card, With Photo, 1966 Tax Document (w/ Roger Epperson COA)

A United California Bank signature card beautifully signed by Janis Joplin, with her 1966 Internal Revenue Service tax extension form and a copy of a circa 1966 Mainstream Records publicity photo. Joplin carefully signed the signature card in blue ballpoint, as it was to be used as an exemplar for her signature.  The IRS ‘Application […]

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