Posters and Concert Memorabilia

“Dawn of The Dead” -1980’s Day-Glo Boxing Style Poster ( George A. Romero / Colby Posters)

A scarce cardboard boxing-style poster advertising a limited early 1980’s re-release of George A. Romero’s classic film Dawn of the Dead.  Printed by Colby Posters of Los Angeles, these were posted …more

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$80.00 US

Al Green – 1973 Classic Era Concert Handbill

An original handbill for a June 24, 1973 concert by Al Green and The Chi-Lites at the Boston Music Hall.  This was classic era Al Green, coming only two months after the release of his album Call Me, …more

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$135.00 US

Black Flag – 1982 Raymond Pettibon Designed Olympic Auditorium L.A. Handbill / 45 Grave, DOA, Husker Du

A vintage punk flyer/handbill for a July 1982 show featuring Black Flag, 45 Grave, Husker Du, DOA, Descendents and UXB at Los Angeles’ Olympic Auditorium.  The artwork is by Raymond Pettibon.

This …more

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$175.00 US

Black Sabbath – 1980 German ‘Heaven and Hell’ Concert Tour Poster

A original concert poster advertising ten German dates on Black Sabbath’s 1980 Heaven and Hell tour.  By the time of these dates, Ronnie James Dio had replaced Ozzy Osbourne as the band’s …more

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$350.00 US

Bo Diddley – 1965 Signed Small Publicity Photo

A small publicity photograph of Bo Diddley, The Duchess and Jerome (Arnold) signed on the back “Love From Bo Diddley/1965.”

We acquired this from the original owner, who noted “As teenagers, my friends …more

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$350.00 US

Bob Dylan – 1976 Rolling Thunder Review Concert Poster, With Joan Baez, Roger McGuinn

A rare concert poster from the spring 1976 leg of Bob Dylan’s legendary Rolling Thunder Review tour.

Two nearly identical versions of this poster were produced; this is identified as coming from the …more

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$5,000.00 US

Bob Dylan – Extremely Rare 1964 San Francisco Concert Poster

An extremely rare and highly desirable concert poster advertising Bob Dylan’s November 27, 1964 performance at San Francisco’s Masonic Temple–his first ever San Francisco concert.

This show took place at …more

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$22,000.00 US

Bob Dylan – Original 1975 Rolling Thunder Revue Handbill for Boston Music Hall Show

A rare original handbill advertising Bob Dylan and the Rolling Thunder Revue’s November 21, 1975 show at the Boston Music Hall.  Pictured and listed on the handbill are Dylan, Joan Baez, [Ramblin’] Jack Eliott, …more

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$1,250.00 US

Bob Marley & The Wailers – Ultra Rare 1978 Island Records Die-Cut Record Store Display / Over 3′ Tall

An exceptionally rare die-cut, easel-backed record store display (or standee,) made in 1978 by Island Records to promote Bob Marley and the Wailers album catalog, and his newest album, …more

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$1,500.00 US

David Bowie – 1983 Boxing-Style Concert Poster From Los Angeles Forum

A scarce cardboard boxing-style concert poster advertising David Bowie’s August, 1983 shows at the Los Angeles Forum, during his “Let’s Dance” tour.  Printed by Colby Posters of Los Angeles, these were posted on …more

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$100.00 US

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Davy Graham – Owned & Played Martin D1 Guitar, With Full Provenance

A Martin D1 acoustic guitar owned and played by British folk giant Davy Graham.

Graham’s 2008 obituary in The Wire noted “As a singer and arranger Davy Graham revolutionized guitar playing in the …more

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$10,000.00 $8,600.00 US

Ella Fitzgerald – 1960s Signed “Ella in Concert” Program

A 24 page Ella Fitzgerald concert program from the early 1960s, signed by the legendary jazz singer ‘Sincerely Ella Fitzgerald.’  The program is in very good condition; the outside cover has some scuffing and …more

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$225.00 US

Frank Zappa – 1984 Tour T-Shirt with Huge Autograph, w/Epperson COA, Lifetime Guarantee

A framed T-Shirt from Frank Zappa’s 1984 Them or Us Tour, boldly signed by Zappa above his photograph (the signature measures 9 1/2″ across).  This is by far the largest and boldest Zappa autograph …more

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$1,000.00 US

Grateful Dead – 1979-1980 Tour Laminate Backstage Pass For “Hieronymus Bosch”

A laminate all access backstage pass for the Grateful Dead’s Tour 1979-1980, made out to the name of 15th Century Dutch painter Hieronymus Bosch (see explanation below.)

This pass is from the collection …more

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$500.00 US

Grateful Dead – 1980 Radio City Music Hall Laminate Backstage Pass (From ‘Dead Ahead’ Shows)

A laminate backstage pass for the Grateful Dead’s October, 1980 shows at New York’s Radio City Music Hall.  The Dead played Radio City from October 22-31, 1980; the last two concerts were filmed and released as …more

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$300.00 US

Howlin’ Wolf, Lightnin Hopkins, Sonny Boy Williamson, Etc. – 1964 UK ‘American Blues Festival’ Handbill

An original handbill advertising the 1964 American Negro Blues Festival’s stop at Fairfield Hall, England.

Headlining this almost too-good-to-be-true lineup are Howlin’ Wolf, Sonny Boy Williamson, …more

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$350.00 US

Jimi Hendrix – 1st UK Tour Program with Cat Stevens, Walker Bros.

A 20 page program from the first ever tour by The Jimi Hendrix Experience, opening for The Walker Bros on their April 1967 UK Tour.

Also on the bill were Cat Stevens, Engelbert Humperdinck, and a number …more

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$350.00 US

Jimi Hendrix – BG 105 ‘Flying Eyeball’ Fillmore Poster / 2nd Printing, Signed by Rick Griffin

A beautiful second printing of BG 105, Rick Griffin’s famous poster for The Jimi Hendrix Experience, John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers, and Albert King …more

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$2,000.00 US

Jimi Hendrix Experience – Berlin Super Concert 1970 Poster / Mint Condition, Signed by Artist

A beautiful mint condition concert poster advertising the Berlin Super Concert 70, featuring the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Ten Years After, Procol Harum, Cold Blood and Cat Mother (who’s debut album was produced …more

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$6,000.00 US

Joy Division – Ultra Rare 1978 Handbill for 1st Ever Factory Show / From Tony Wilson Collection

An extremely rare handbill advertising Joy Division’s first performance at Manchester’s Factory Club, on June 9, 1978; from the archive of Factory Records co-founder Tony Wilson.

This show, Joy Division’s …more

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$1,700.00 US

Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Fairports, Zappa/Mothers, Jefferson Airplane, Etc. – 1970 Bath Festival Handbill, Program, NME Special Issue

Three rare collectibles from the 1970 Bath Festival of Blues & Progressive Music, featuring an incredible lineup with Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention, Jefferson Airplane, …more

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$900.00 US

Little Feat – 1975 Record Store Display Mobile for ‘The Last Record Album’

A mint condition, unused record store display/mobile for Little Feat’s The Last Record Album, featuring artwork by the band’s frequent collaborator Neon Park.

This double-sided cardboard display …more

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$350.00 US

Miles Davis – 1981 Hollywood Bowl Boxing-Style Concert Poster

A beautiful Miles Davis boxing-style cardboard concert poster advertising his September, 1981 performance at the Hollywood Bowl.  After a six year hiatus, Miles had only returned to playing concerts two months …more

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$1,250.00 US

Miles Davis / John Coltrane – “Kind of Blue” Era Boxing-Style Concert Poster

An impossibly rare boxing-style concert poster for a March 1960 jazz concert San Francisco’s Civic Auditorium, headlined by the Miles Davis Quintet (with John Coltrane.) This show, billed as Dimensions in …more

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$7,000.00 US

Nico / Velvet Underground – Vintage 1982 San Francisco Concert Handbill/Flyer

A rare vintage 1982 handbill/flyer for the Velvet Underground’s Nico with Open Arms, playing July 29 at On Broadway in San Francisco. Measures 8 1/2 x 13 1/2′, with corner tape pulls on the back, …more

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$200.00 US

Ramones – 1979 “Road to Ruin” Era Seattle Concert Poster

A rare poster advertising a January 5, 1979 show by the Ramones, with The Enemy and The Stripes at Seattle’s Norway Center.  At this point, the Ramones would have been touring to support Road to Ruin, which was …more

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$600.00 US

Ramones, Blondie, Dead Boys, Kiss, Etc. – Punk Magazine 1st Annual Awards Show Poster

A rare poster promoting the “1st Annual Punk Magazine Awards Ceremony,” held at Club Hollywood, NYC, October 13, 1978. “Scheduled to appear and present awards” were “members of the following famous rock groups” …more

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$600.00 US

Red Hot Chili Peppers – 1986 Concert Handbill San Francisco State (Freaky Styley Era)

A rare vintage Red Hot Chili Peppers handbill/flyer from a September 17, 1986 show at the Barbary Coast, Student Union, San Francisco State University, supported by Thelonious Monster. In very good …more

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$250.00 US SOLD

Sex Pistols – 1977 ‘No Future/God Save The Queen’ Handbill / Gummed Sticker

An unused UK Sex Pistols handbill/gummed sticker, designed by Jamie Reid and used to promote the Pistols 1977 single “God Save the Queen.”

“No Future” was the refrain and …more

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$245.00 US

Sex Pistols – Euro Punk 1976-1980 Paris Museum Exhibition Poster (Jamie Reid Artwork)

A poster advertising the 2013 Paris museum exhibition Eur0-Punk: Une Revolution Artistique 1976-1980 (An Artistic Revolution), held at the Cite de la Musique.  The poster utilizes Jamie Reid’s iconic …more

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$200.00 US

Slaughter & The Dogs – Dame To Blame UK Promo Poster / From Manager’s Archive

A UK promotional poster for Slaughter & The Dogs second single, Dame to Blame; the band was Joy Division/New Order manager Rob Gretton’s first management client. Slaughter & The Dogs were the first UK …more

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$200.00 US

The Clash – 1980 UK ‘Sandinista!’ Record Store Pre-Release Flyer

A rare UK promotional flyer advertising the impending release of The Clash’s 1980 triple album Sandinista!, which as this notes was to be ‘liberated soon!’

We obtained this from a fan who picked …more

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$175.00 US

The Cramps – 1980 Seattle Concert Poster Showbox Theatre

A very rare concert poster advertising a show by The Cramps and The Debbies at Seattle’s Showbox Theatre on May 18, 1980; and upcoming appearances by Gang of Four and D.O.A..  …more

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$175.00 US

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The Doors – 1967 Crosstown Bus/Boston Concert Poster – Unknown Variant (Just After “Light My Fire” Was #1)

A previously unknown version of the rare original concert poster advertising two August, 1967 shows by The Doors at Boston’s short-lived Crosstown Bus.  Just weeks before these shows, “Light My Fire” spent three …more

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$7,500.00 $6,000.00 US

The Doors – Signed Poster For 1997 Box Set Release Party / Signed by Manzarek, Kreiger, Densmore, Danny Sugerman

A framed psychedelic poster made for the record release party for The Doors Box Set held at the Doors’ home away from home, Hollywood’s Whisky A Go Go, on October 8, 1997.  This example is boldly signed by the …more

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$1,000.00 US

The Jam – 1982 ‘The Gift’ Promotional Poster

A scarce US Polydor Records promotional poster advertising The Jam’s 1982 album The Gift, also promoting  1980’s Sound Affects and 1979’s Setting Sons.  In excellent condition with …more

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$75.00 US

The Pretenders – 1984 Boxing-Style “Learning To Crawl” Promo Poster

A scarce cardboard boxing-style poster advertising The Pretenders 1984 third album, Learning to Crawl.  Printed by Colby Posters of Los Angeles, these were posted on telephone poles around Los Angeles.  …more

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$75.00 US

The Ramones – 1980 Seattle Concert Poster

A rare 1980 concert poster advertising two performances by The Ramones at Seattle’s Showbox Theater.  The bold design features the cover photograph from the Ramones album released that year, End of the …more

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$750.00 US

The Stooges, Cockettes, GTO’s – 1971 ‘Hollywood Babylon’ L.A. Concert Poster

A rare and wonderful concert poster advertising a July 1971 show featuring The Stooges, the GTO’s and the Cockettes at Hollywood Palladium.

Billed appropriately as Hollywood Babylon, this concert was to …more

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$1,600.00 US

Thelonious Monk – Beautifully Signed 1966 Detroit Jazz Festival Program (Also Signed by Charlie Rouse & George Wein)

A program for the 1966 Detroit Jazz Festival, beautifully signed by Thelonious Monk (who adds “Good luck always”).  This is one of the most extraordinary signed Monk items we’ve seen; his large signature …more

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$3,000.00 US

Velvet Underground – 1970 Max’s Kansas City Poster Signed By Artist Steve Nelson (Mint Condition Artist’s Proof)

A superb and unused first printing of the iconic poster advertising the Velvet Underground’s final shows with Lou Reed, at Max’s Kansas City during June, July and August of 1970.  The group’s run was extended …more

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$2,500.00 US

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Velvet Underground – Sterling Morrison Owned and Used Leather Guitar Strap, With Full Authentication

A Sterling Morrison-owned leather guitar strap, used by the Velvet Underground guitarist after that band’s breakup.

Morrison is pictured using a virtually identical strap on the back cover of The Velvet …more

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$2,750.00 $2,250.00 US

Velvet Underground – Sterling Morrison’s Stage and Studio Used Custom Leather Guitar Strap / With Extensive Photo Documentation

Sterling Morrison’s custom-made leather guitar strap, used extensively during Velvet Underground live performances and recording sessions.

This heavyweight guitar strap was made for Morrison, and features …more

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$8,000.00 US

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