Mike Bloomfield Handbill
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Mike Bloomfield Handbill

  • 1st Printing $45 $45 $0
LIGHT SHOW:
Item Number:
  • BG278-HB
ARTIST:
DATE:
  • Apr 29, 1971 - May 2, 1971
VENUE:
SIZE:
  • 4 5/8" x 7"

Tuten's large, photographic triptych announced contemporaneous concerts at the Fillmore West and Winterland. Bola Sete and Mike Bloomfield were a typical Graham pairing. British band Ten Years After played the Winterland venue.

Print Variations

The handbill was only printed once before the concert. It presents a calendar of upcoming Bill Graham events on the reverse and measures 4 5/8" x 7".

There were also some pre-concert double-sized postcard mailers printed that were conjoined with the BG277 image. They measure 7" x 9 1/4".

About Randy Tuten

Randy Tuten is the only poster artist whose work spans five decades of design for The Fillmore. The 23 year-old San Francisco native was hired by Bill Graham in January, 1969, and their mutual taste for traditional, readable design style led to a long-lasting work relationship. Although influenced by the compositions of "Fillmore Five" artists Mouse, Kelley and Griffin, Tuten avoided "... Heavy meaning in my posters." Tuten's style reflected his skill as a draftsman, and his designs evolved into an eclectic mix of graphic imagery, lettering and photographs.