Bob Dylan toured the country extensively during these years. Posters were used to advertise his upcoming gigs. Checkout Bob Dylan concert poster gallery to see some of the many different concert posters that were made to advertise his concerts.
Gig posters of the past were fairly mundane affairs, pretty much made to a template, with only the details tweaked for each band or date. Yes, a couple might have changed the font or used a band logo, but really, if you look at old photos from the s or s or if you are old enough to recall them you will realise that they rarely veered too far from the standard. But they have great appeal as pieces of nostalgia or if you are a fan or the band, memorabilia.
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For the purposes of this site, I recently went through the article and updated many of the facts that had changed, and added new things that have come to light during the ensuing 15 years. I also divided the article into two pieces, Concert Posters and Promo Posters. Nothing was edited out for space reasons this being the Internet. This article is now copyright by PosterCentral.
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We strive to offer the best selection available of the rare and collectible psychedelic posters that revolutionized poster art worldwide and advertised the live music of legendary bands and performers at venues that included The Fillmore Auditorium, the Avalon Ballroom, and the Grande Ballroom. Poster artists were inspired by the music. Bands like Jefferson Airplane, the Grateful Dead, Quicksilver Messenger Service—and performers like Janis and Jimi—set the bar high; add to that the purple haze of counterculture, acid tests, movement politics, war and peace, a gathering of tribes, a man on the moon.