Grateful Dead & Jefferson Airplane – “Sore Thumb” Carousel Ballroom Concert Poster

A beautiful first printing of Alton Kelley’s celebrated ‘Sore Thumb’ concert poster, advertising three concerts by the Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane, in March 1968.  These shows took place at San Francisco’s Carousel Ballroom, later taken over by Bill Graham and rebranded the Fillmore West. This poster is pictured in the Art of Rock book […]

Jimi Hendrix Band of Gypsys – Grateful Dead – Band of Gypsys Fillmore East Program

A program for the legendary Jimi Hendrix/Band of Gypsys concerts at New York’s Fillmore East on New Years Eve 1969/70, at which the Hendrix album of the same name was recorded; and shows by the Grateful Dead, Lighthouse and Cold Blood on January 2 & 3, 1970. This great 28 page program features band photos […]

Woodstock – Sealed 1st Pressing 3LP Soundtrack on Cotillion

A factory sealed first pressing copy of the Woodstock soundtrack album, 3 LP’s, in virtually perfect condition, other than tiny dings to bottom corners. The only sealed copy we’ve had in decades.  Rare and spectacular.

Grateful Dead – 1968 “Acid Dropper” Carousel Ballroom Concert Poster

A rare concert poster advertising The Grateful Dead, Chuck Berry and Curley Cook’s Hurdy Gurdy Band at San Francisco’s Carousel Ballroom in March, 1968.  It is popularly known as “Acid Dropper” for obvious reasons. This highly collectible poster was designed by Steven Catron, and is reproduced in the definitive reference book The Art of Rock […]

Monterey Pop Festival – 1967 Program With Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, The Who, Grateful Dead

An original program sold at the legendary Monterey Pop Festival, Monterey Fairgrounds, June 16-18, 1967.  This perfect bound book is filled with full color ads, illustrations, photographs, and much editorial about the concert from the most important rock festival ever. Full pages are devoted to Jimi Hendrix, Otis Redding, Jefferson Airplane, The Who, Simon & […]

Grateful Dead – 1966 Trips Festival /Acid Test Program

An extremely rare San Francisco collectible from the Psychedelic era–an original program from the legendary January, 1966 Trips Fesvial at the Longshoreman’s Hall in San Francisco. This 3 night event was the first true psychedelic event in the bay area, and has been written about extensively. The three nights featured different events, each intended to […]

Acid Test – Grateful Dead – Whatever It Is/SF State Acid Test Handbill

An extremely rare Grateful Dead/Acid Test collectible exhibited at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  This is an 8 1/2″ square handbill for “Whatever It Is”–the 3-day event at San Francisco State College in Sept/Oct 1966, featuring the Acid Test with Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters, the Grateful Dead, Mimi Farina, The Only […]

Grateful Dead – Great Society – Mystery Trend – Mime Troupe Appeal III 1966 Handbill

A historic and rare handbill for the San Francisco Mime Troupe benefit concert known as “Appeal III,” held at the Fillmore Auditorium on January 14, 1966. The Mime Troupe had been arrested for performing in San Francisco parks, and their business manager, Bill Graham, organized a series of 3 benefit concerts to pay for their […]


A concert program for Bill Graham Presents “The San Francisco Scene”, a September 1967 concert at the Hollywood Bowl featuring the Grateful Dead, Big Brother and the Holding Company (with Janis Joplin) and the Jefferson Airplane.  This 18 page program features photographs of the Airplane and Dead, a profile of Graham, three pages of editorial […]

Rolling Stone Magazine – Bound Volumes #1 – 7 (Issues #1 – 105)

A rare set of Rolling Stone magazine, issues #1 – 105, bound in a limited edition of seven volumes and gifted by Rolling Stone co-founder Jann Wenner to former Warner Bros. Records president Joe Smith.  Wenner and legendary San Francisco Chronicle music critic Ralph J. Gleason launched Rolling Stone with their debut issue on November […]

Grateful Dead – 1969 “Live Dead” Promotional Store Display

A rare Warner Bros. Records in-store promotional display for the Grateful Dead’s 1969 album Live Dead.  This 12 1/2″ square easel-backed display features the front cover artwork by R.D. Thomas for the Dead’s first-ever live album.  While this resembles an album cover, it’s actually a custom display, sealed on all four sides, a single thickness […]

Grateful Dead – 1st Album Signed By Stanley Mouse and Alton Kelley

A copy of the Grateful Dead’s self-titled debut album, signed by album cover artists and psychedelic poster legends Stanley Mouse and Alton Kelley.  The Dead’s 1967 first album featured one of the most psychedelic album covers ever, courtesy of their friends Mouse and Kelley (the credits read “Cover Design: Mouse Studios, Collage: Kelley.)  This example, […]

The Police, Ramones, Fleetwood Mac – 1982 Us Festival Oversize Boxing-Style Concert Poster

A huge (nearly 4′ tall) Boxing-Style concert poster for the legendary US Festival– Sept 3rd-5th 1982 at Glen Helen Regional Park. This has one of the most eclectic and star filled lineups over 3 days of any festival ever. The artists include The Police, The Grateful Dead, The Ramones, Fleetwood Mac, Talking Heads, The B-52’s, […]

Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane – 1967 Hollywood Bowl Concert Poster

An absolutely flawless first printing concert poster advertising an all-star concert featuring the Jefferson Airplane, Grateful Dead and Big Brother and the Holding Company (featuring Janis Joplin) at the Hollywood Bowl, September 15, 1967.  This poster, designated BG-81 in the Bill Graham poster series, features great psychedelic artwork by Jim Blashfield, and a photograph of […]

Grateful Dead – Mouse & Kelley Signed Cheese Factory Handbill

A beautiful signed first printing handbill for the Grateful Dead at the Old Cheese Factory in San Francisco–the 1st Anniversary concert by the Dead. This rare classic by Mouse Studios is signed by the late Alton Kelley and Stanley Mouse, who created this memorable image (which is reproduced in The Art Of Rock as plate […]

Grateful Dead – Unused Tickets & Backstage Pass For Last 2 Shows

Unused tickets and a backstage pass for the Grateful Dead’s last two shows with Jerry Garcia.  On Saturday and Sunday, July 8 & 9, 1995 The Grateful Dead performed at Soldier Field in Chicago.  These were the last shows of the tour, and the Dead’s final concerts with Jerry Garcia, who died tragically exactly one […]