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

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

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$350.00 US

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

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$200.00 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

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Bob Dylan – Original 1967 “Don’t Look Back” Movie Poster (One-Sheet, First Release)

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

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$2,500.00 $1,375.00 US

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Bob Marley and The Wailers – 1980 German Concert Poster

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

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$400.00 $325.00 US

Captain Beefheart – Signed 1977 Paris Concert Poster, with Trout Mask Replica Artwork

A beautiful concert poster advertising a 1977 Paris concert by Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band, boldly signed on the front by Beefheart.

Beefheart signed the poster, with artwork based on the …more

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$1,100.00 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

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, Janis Joplin, The Band, Traffic, Etc. – 1970 Trans Continental Pop Festival Concert Poster (AKA Festival Express)

An original concert poster advertising the Trans Continental Pop Festival’s two June 1970 dates at the CNE Grandstand in Toronto, Canada.  Performers included the Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, The Band, Traffic, …more

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$1,200.00 US

Janis Joplin / Big Brother and the Holding Company – 1966 Concert Contract, Signed By Peter Albin

A contract for Big Brother and the Holding Company’s November 11, 1966 show at the Trip Room in Sacramento, Ca., signed on behalf of the band by bassist and ‘leader’ Peter Albin, and promoter William …more

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$700.00 US

Janis Joplin / Merry Pranksters / Hells Angels – 1966 Sokol Hall Concert Contract / Big Brother and the Holding Company (AOR 2.247 Show)

 A concert contract between Big Brother and the Holding Company (with Janis Joplin) and the Hells Angels (!), for a November 11, 1966 concert at San Francisco’s Sokol Hall.  The Angels promoted this show, …more

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$550.00 US

John Coltrane – 1962 Hamburg Concert Poster, Art by Gunter Keiser

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

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$4,500.00 US

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John Coltrane – Program and Handout From Coltrane’s Memorial Service

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

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$2,500.00 $2,000.00 US

Joni Mitchell – 1974 Canadian ‘Court and Spark’ Tour Concert Poster

A rare concert poster for Joni Mitchell’s Feb. 9, 1974 concert at Sir Wilfred Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

This show, with Tom Scott and the L.A. Express, took place just three weeks …more

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$450.00 US

Joni Mitchell – 1976 Dallas Concert Poster from ‘Hissing of Summer Lawns’ Tour

A rare double-sided cardboard concert poster advertising Joni Mitchell’s January 26, 1976 show at the Dallas Memorial Auditorium.

This show, with Tom Scott and the L.A. Express, was part of her tour …more

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$550.00 US

Joy Division – 1988 UK ‘Substance’ Promotional Poster, Designed by Peter Saville

A scarce UK Joy Division promotional poster advertising the 1988 compilation album Substance, designed by Peter Saville. 

In overall …more

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$450.00 US

Joy Division – Extremely Rare ‘Unknown Pleasures’ UK Promotional Poster / From Manager’s Archive

A large and extremely rare UK promotional poster for the 1979 release of Joy Division’s debut album Unknown …more

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$7,000.00 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

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

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$6,000.00 US

New Order – UK Technique Promo Poster, Designed by Peter Saville / From Rob Gretton Archive

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

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$350.00 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

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

Sun Ra & His Astro-Infinity Arkestra – 1968 Carnegie Hall Concert Poster

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

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$3,000.00 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 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

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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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$900.00 $750.00 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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$4,000.00 US

Tom Waits, Leo Kottke, Tom Rush – 1976 Northampton MA Academy of Music Concert Poster

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

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$175.00 US

Velvet Underground – 1969 Sunn Amplifiers Handbill

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″.

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$450.00 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

Woodstock Festival – Original Large Poster Signed by Promoter Michael Lang, From His Personal Collection

A beautiful original large-size concert poster advertising the Woodstock Festival of Music and Art/An Aquarian Exposition (popularly known as “Woodstock”,) held August 15, 16 …more

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$7,000.00 US

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