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
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
Big in Japan / Manicured Noise – Rare 1978 ‘Who is Durutti Column’ Factory Club Handbill / From Tony Wilson Collection / Pre-Factory Records
A very rare handbill advertising Big in Japan and Manicured Noise at Manchester’s Factory Club, on May 26, 1978; from the archive of Factory Records co-founder Tony Wilson.
This show was promoted by ‘The …more
Birdland – 1950’s Jazz Club Handbill / Brochure (Miles Davis / Duke Ellington / Charlie Parker / Count Basie)
A rare 1950’s brochure advertising the legendary New York jazz club Birdland, named after Charlie Parker, who played there along with virtually every major jazz musician of the era. The cover lists …more
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
A stunning one-sheet poster for the original 1967 release of D.A. Pennebaker’s celebrated Bob Dylan documentary, Don’t Look Back.
Filmed during Dylan’s 1965 UK tour, Don’t Look Back …more
An original concert poster advertising Bob Marley & The Wailers’ June 1980 German concert tour, which included shows in Cologne, Kaiserslautern, Dortmund, Munich, Hamberg, Berlin and Kassell. This tour was …more
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
A remarkable unused ticket for David Bowie’s 25th US show, on November 26, 1972 at the Public Auditorium in Cleveland, Ohio. In excellent condition, this measures 3 7/8″ x 1 1/2″, and has two holes …more
An impossibly rare concert poster advertising David Bowie and the Spiders From Mars’ November 4, 1972 show at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix Arizona. This was Bowie’s 12th-ever show played in the United …more
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
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
An unused backstage pass and complementary ticket for the Grateful Dead’s last show with Jerry Garcia.
On Sunday, July 9, 1995 The Grateful Dead performed at Soldier Field in Chicago, with The Band …more
A scarce 1972 promotional poster issued by Warner Bros. Records for the Grateful Dead’s triple live album Europe ’72.
Artists Stanley Mouse and Alton Kelly created the album cover artwork, with …more
Hank Williams – 1951 Hadacol Caravan Show Handbill (Also Milton Berle, Bob Hope, Jack Dempsey, etc.)
An extremely rare handbill for the 1951 Hadacol Caravan Show, a multi artist traveling show promoting patent medicine Hadacol, and featuring the great Hank Williams, in addition to Bob Hope, Milton …more
An extraordinary concert poster advertising a November 1962 show by John Coltrane and his Group at Theaterkasse Collien in Hamburg, Germany.
Coltrane was in his prime during this period, touring with his …more
An original program and handout from John Coltrane’s funeral service, held on July 21, 1967 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in New York City, four days after the jazz giant’s tragic passing.
The program, …more
A scarce UK Joy Division promotional poster advertising the 1988 compilation album Substance, designed by Peter Saville. In excellent condition …more
A large and extremely rare UK promotional poster for the 1979 release of Joy Division’s debut album Unknown …more
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
A scarce program 40 page program for ‘London’s First Great Gala Pop Festival’ held at Royal Albert Hall from June 29-July 5, 1969. This all star festival featured performances by Led Zeppelin, The Who, Peter …more
Mitch Mitchell – Famous Granny Takes a Trip “Map Jacket” Worn With Jimi Hendrix Experience, Museum Exhibited
Mitch Mitchell’s legendary “map jacket”, owned and worn extensively by the Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer during his time with Hendrix.
Made by celebrated London clothier …more
An extremely rare 1968 concert poster advertising two shows featuring Frank Zappa and the The Mothers of Invention, the Charlie Musselwhite Blues Band and Sweetwater, at L.A.’s Shrine Exposition Hall. These …more
A rare concert poster advertising a September, 1980 performance by blues giant Muddy Waters at Seattle’s Showbox Theatre. Printed on thin stock, the poster is in excellent condition with just some very minor …more
A superb concert poster for an early New Order concert in Berlin, Germany at SO 36, on May 27, 1981. At the time of this show, New Order had only released one single, “Ceremony,” in January 1981. Their debut …more
A stunning promotional poster issued by Factory Records UK in 1981 to promote New Order’s debut album, Movement. Designed by the legendary Peter Saville, this is beautifully screenprinted on textured …more
A 1989 UK Promotional poster for New Order’s Technique album, from the archive of longtime Joy Division/New Order manager Rob Gretton (1953-1999). Designed by the great Peter Saville, it is in …more
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
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
A beautiful original concert poster advertising the Rolling Stones performance at the Frankfurt, Germany Festhalle on April 28, 1976. Measuring 23 1/2” x 33”, this is in excellent unfaded condition with just a …more
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
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
An extraordinarily rare concert poster advertising two April, 1968 shows by Sun Ra and his Astro-Infinity Arkestra at New York’s Carnegie Hall.
Contemporary advertisements for these show promised “17 …more
A huge (27.5″ x 39″) and spectacular poster used produced by Telstar, the Beatles Swedish record company, to promote the group’s 1963 tour of Sweden. This is the version made for the Swedish Beatles Fan …more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
A rare 1976 concert poster from the Northampton, Mass. Academy of Music, advertising dates by headliners Tom Waits, Tom Rush, Wendy Waldman, Leo Kottke, and Jerry Jeff Walker. …more
A first printing of John Van Hamersveld’s classic poster announcing two March 1968 concerts featuring Traffic, Quicksilver Messenger Service, and Crumbs at Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium, as part of the Pinnacle …more
A very rare promotional flyer/handbill advertising The Velvet Underground’s use of Sunn Amplifiers–as it says, “Sunn Amps In Action: Velvet Underground.” Printed circa 1969, in mint condition. 8 1/2″ x 11″.
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
A handwritten picture postcard sent by Velvet Underground drummer Moe Tucker, then on a European tour, to Velvet’s guitarist Sterling Morrison.
Dated 6/5/91 (May 1, 1991) Tucker writes to Morrison from …more
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
Woodstock Festival – Original 1969 ‘Press’ Backstage Pass (Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin)
An original ‘Press’ backstage pass for the 1969 Woodstock Festival (short for the Woodstock Music & Art Fair – An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace and Music.)