The Grass Roots Handbill
The Grass Roots Handbill
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The Grass Roots Handbill

  • 1st Printing $604 $604 $0
  • 1st Printing $604 $604 $0
TOUR/SHOW:
  • Sin Dance
Item Number:
  • FD006-HB
ARTIST:
DATE:
  • Apr 29, 1966 - Apr 30, 1966
VENUE:
SIZE:
  • 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Print Variations

The handbill was printed before the concert, is black ink on white paper, and measures 5 1/2" x 8 1/2".

About Wes Wilson

When the Avalon Ballroom and Bill Graham's Fillmore Auditorium began to hold weekly dance concerts, Wilson was called upon to design the posters. He created psychedelic posters from February 1966 to May 1967, when disputes over money severed his connection with Graham. Wilson pioneered the psychedelic rock poster. Intended for a particular audience, "one that was tuned in to the psychedelic experience," his art, and especially the exaggerated freehand lettering, emerged from Wilson's own involvement with that experience and the psychedelic art of light shows.