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FAMILY DOG - AVALON BALLROOM AND ELSEWHERE - CARDS HANDBILLS ETC

 

 

FD-14-OHB-A   BIG BROTHER & THE HOLDING CO. (with Janis Joplin) - QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - June 24 & 25, 1966 at the Avalon Ballroom - First printing concert handbill on very thin card stock with blank backside - 5 5/8" x 7 5/8" - This is the "gold Family Dog logo" version - Staple hole at top center edge and bottom center edge (a tiny stain at this location), some blue ink at the "I" at top of image (possibly from printing process), small green felt tip mark at "B" below the image, minor bumps - Beautiful B/B- to B copy - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

The following scan link was produced prior to the restoration work:

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FD-17A-OHB-A    LOVE / BIG BROTHER & THE HOLDING CO. (with Janis Joplin) July 15 & 16, 1966 at the Avalon Ballroom - First / Only Printing concert handbill for cancelled concert - Artwork by Alton Kelley and Stanley Mouse with a collaged image from Franz Stuck (Snake Lady image) - 8 1/2" x 11" - Copy A) Tiny amount of foxing at upper left corner (hardly visible on close inspection), minor aging in the paper, Beautiful B+/A- copy - 175.00 - Copy B) 6" diagonal bend at lower left corner area, 3 1/2" diagonal bend at lower right corner area, a few small minor handling bends, Beautiful B/B+ to B+ copy - 145.00

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FD-38-OHB-A   BIG BROTHER & THE HOLDING CO. (with Janis Joplin) / LEE MICHAELS / OXFORD CIRCLE - Dec 9-10, 1966 at the Avalon Ballroom - First printing paper handbill - 8 17/32" x 11" - Artwork by Victor Moscoso - Pristine A- copy (couple of thin press wrinkles at bottom edge ticket outlets area) - 125.00 2nd copy has 1/2" diameter very light stain at right margin edge, tiny bit of scotch magic tape at edge in three places, light aging in the paper - Good filler copy in B condition - 65.00

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FD-40-OHB-A GRATEFUL DEAD / STEVE MILLER BAND / MOBY GRAPE - Dec 23 & 24, 1966 at the Avalon Ballroom -First printing paper handbill - 8 1/2" x 11" - The infamous "Pagan Santa Claus" design by Victor Moscoso - Minor light stain along bottom edge - Pristine B+/A- Condition - 200.00

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FD-700714-OHB-A     TERRY REID / CAT MOTHER & THE ALL NIGHT NEWSBOYS / ACE OF CUPS - July 14 & 15, 1970 Family Dog Presents at The Great Highway - First Printing twice-up handbill (two paper handbills printed side by side) - this sheet might have been printed to be used as a poster as well, most were cut for distribution as handbills - San Andreas Fault / SAF (Tad Hunter) artwork in split fountain colors - 11" x 16 31/32" - Low print run since they were not being produced for commercial sale after the show (unlike most of the Family Dog posters) - 1 3/4" bend at upper right corner, small light handling bends, small area of toning at upper left edge, two tiny light circular stains (difficult to see in the psychedelic artwork) - Ultra Rare - Beautiful B+ copy - Inquire for availability -

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FD-700313-OHB-B COUNTRY JOE & THE FISH / JOY OF COOKING March 13-15, 1970 Family Dog Presents at The Great Highway - First Printing paper handbill, black on white paper version - 8 1 / 2" x 11" - Randy Tuten lettering and black background surrounds photo of Teddy Roosevelt at center - 3/16" clean rip at top margin edge, a few minor, small, light handling bends - Rare - Beautiful B+ copy - 100.00

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FD-700320-OHB-A BIG BROTHER AND THE HOLDING CO. - KALEIDOSCOPE - DEVIL'S KITCHEN -March 20-22, 1970 Family Dog Presents at The Great Highway - First Printing paper handbill features Randy Tuten lettering surrounding photo of Boy Scouts - Light, subtle discoloration in the top layer of the paper at lower left corner - Black and white, 8 1/2" x 11" - Beautiful B+ copy - 100.00

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FD-700508-OHB-B COMMANDER CODY AND HIS LOST PLANET AIRMEN / OSCEOLA / SOUTHERN COMFORT May 8 to 10, 1970 Family Dog Presents at The Great Highway - First printing paper handbill, black on buff paper version, features Randy Tuten large photo of painting of large vessel on the waves - 8 1/2" x 11" - Has 2 3/4" inch press wrinkle at upper right corner - Rare - Beautiful B+/A- copy - 100.00

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FD-700814-OHB-B - IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY / OSCEOLA - Aug 14-15, 1970 Family Dog Presents at the Great Highway - "Remember the Family Dog?" - First Printing paper handbill, Black on white paper - 8 3/8" x 10 5/8"- Features SAF artwork features large Family Dog logo with word balloon giving venue info for gig - Flat finish version (uncoated stock) - Bump at bottom right edge - Beautiful B+/ A- copy 65.00 - 2nd copy is in B+ shape - 60.00 - 3rd copy is B/B+ - 55.00 shape

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If you're looking for Ultra Mega Rare Family Dog handbills, consider the following handbills from Portland, you won't see them often since they are mega scarcer than most all the SF Bay Area Family Dog handbills!


FD-P-1-680216B - BLUE CHEER - NAZZ ARE BLUES BAND - Feb 16 & 17, 1968 at the CRYSTAL BALLROOM in Portland, Oregon - First / Only printing handbill features artwork by DeWaide - 5 13/16" x 4 1/4" - Printed on slick white cannery label stock - This piece represents the first Family Dog numbered item in the series of Portland shows, commonly referred to as P-1 - - Whitey Davis (RIP), who was working for Chet Helms (Family Dog), arrived in Portland to help set up alternate concerts for bands in the Dog's attempt to compete with Bill Graham's ability to offer bands multiple gig appearances at his various venues - Only handbills of this design are known thus far - I've only seen 15 copies of this rarity in the 9+ years I extensively hunted posters and handbills in the Portland area! Ultra Mega Rare - Beautiful A/A- copy - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

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FD-P-4-680308 - CHARLATANS / ALEXANDER TIMELESS BLOOZEBAND - March 8 & 9, 1968 at the CRYSTAL BALLROOM in Portland, Oregon - First / Only printing handbill features artwork by Terre', the Charlatans road manager at the time - 4 9/16" x 6 9/16" - Printed on thin, white, slick cannery label stock - Commonly referred to as P-4 in the Family Dog numbered Portland series - I've only seen around 25 copies of this rarity in the 9+ years I extensively hunted handbills in the Portland area! Ultra Mega Rare, Beautiful A- shape - Inquire - I also have a restored copy of the poster (15 1/2" x 23", First / Only printing, Ultra Mega Rare) for sale, inquire for Availability & Current Price

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FUGS / KALEIDOSCOPE - May 3, 1968 at the CRYSTAL DOG (a nickname for the Crystal Ballroom, since this was a Family Dog show) in Portland, Oregon - First / Only printing handbill features artwork by San Andreas Fault / SAF (aka Tad Hunter) - Another of a string of shows presented in Portland by the Family Dog in an attempt to compete with Bill Graham's ability to offer bands multiple bookings at various venues- unnumbered Portland Family Dog item - 4 1/2" x 6 1/4" - Printed on slick, thin, white cannery label stock - I've only seen 11 copies of this rarity in the 9+ years I extensively hunted posters and handbills in the Portland area! - This copy has a little blue ink bleed at the right in the white margin area - Ultra Mega Rare - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

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I also have similar FUGS handbill for their appearance at the LEMON TREE in Eugene Oregon close to the date of the CRYSTAL DOG handbill - Ultra Mega Rare - Pristine A/A- to A- Condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price (same SAF artwork, colors and overall design)

 

 

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FD-42-OPC-A - QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - STEVE MILLER BAND - OTHER HALF -Jan 6 & 7, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom - Victor Moscoso artwork - First/Only Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock as a postcard - 4 9/16" x 6 1/2" on thick vellum stock - This is the earliest Family Dog handbill printed on card stock, produced as a postcard - ON register copy, has writing on backside (doesn't affect front side), small light, bend visible from backside only - Backside also has a tiny paper peel at one edge - Beautiful B+ copy overall - 135.00

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FD-42-OPC-A - QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - STEVE MILLER BAND - OTHER HALF -Jan 6 & 7, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom - Victor Moscoso artwork - First/Only Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock as a postcard - 4 9/16" x 6 1/2" on thick vellum stock - This is the earliest Family Dog handbill printed on card stock, produced as a postcard - This copy was printed subtly OFF register in a few places - Pristine A/A- condition - 150.00
(I can produce a digital photo of this card, if you're potentially interested in purchasing it)

 

 

FD-44-OPC-A   MILLER BLUES BAND - LEE MICHAELS - CONGRESS OF WONDERS - January 20 & 21, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom - First/Only Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with Blank back side - 5 1/64" x 7" - Full color artwork by Victor Moscoso - Pristine A- condition - 15.00

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FD-44-OPC-C   MILLER BLUES BAND - LEE MICHAELS - CONGRESS OF WONDERS - January 20 & 21, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom - First/Only Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard back side, machine imprinted address (mailer) - 5 1/64" x 7" - Full color artwork by Victor Moscoso - This copy was imprinted with a machine plated address and mailed out prior to the concert date to a "Charles Mc Clure" (possibly a relative of Michael McClure?), Bulk Rate / U.S. Postage Paid Permit square in the stamp spot on the back - Minor aging in the thin card stock, a few minor, very light bends from being mailed (one has a tiny bit of hairline color wear on the front side in the purple image area background) - Ultra Mega Rare as a mailer - Pristine B+ shape - Inquire for Current Price & Availability

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FD-47-OPC-A     MILLER BLUES BAND - LEE MICHAELS - PEANUT CONSPIRACY - February 10 & 11, 1967 - First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard back side - 5 1/64" x 7 1/16" -One tack hole (clean) at upper right edge, lower left corner and lower right edge, 1 1/4" bend at lower left corner, light wrinkle at upper left corner etc. - Beautiful B / B+ shape - 45.00 - Pristine A/A- condition copy - Inquire for Current Price & Availability

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FD-52-OPC-C    BIG BROTHER & THE HOLDING COMPANY - CHARLES LLOYD - SIR DOUGLAS QUINTET - March 17 & 18, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom - First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with bulk rate postcard back side - 5 1/64" x 6 61/4" - Rick Griffin artwork, his first poster / handbill commission for Family Dog - This copy is Bulk Rate Mailer card, since it was mechanically addressed and set to folks on the FD mailing list prior to the concert date - Light toning (aging) in the paper - Beautiful B/B+ to B+ condition - Inquire for Current Price & Availability

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FD-56-OPC-A      CHARLATANS - SPARROW - CANNED HEAT - April 7 & 8, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom - First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard back side - 5 1/32" x 7" -Rick Griffin artwork surrounds sepia style photograph of the Charlatans on the front porch of an old San Francisco Victorian house - Pristine A/A- condition - 20.00

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FD-57-OPC-A    THE DOORS - QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - JOHN HAMMOND & HIS SCREAMING NIGHTHAWKS - CHARLES LLOYD - April 21 & 22, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom - First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard back side - 5" x 6 31/32" - Psychedelic dancing nude artwork by Victor Moscoso - Pristine A/A- condition - Inquire for Current Price & Availability

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FD-59-OPC-A    BIG BROTHER & THE HOLDING COMPANY - SIR DOUGLAS QUINTET ORKUSTRA - May 5-7, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom - First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard back side - 4 15/16" x 6 63/64" & 5 1/64" x 7" - Artwork by Victor Moscoso - Slightly smaller copy has minor, light, small bend at lower left corner (difficult to see from front side) - Pristine A- condition - 15.00 - Slightly larger copy has two small, non-color flaking bends at lower right corner which is more easily see on the back side (hard to see from front side) - Pristine B+/A- condition - 15.00

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FD-64-OPC-C     THE DOORS - MILLER BLUES BAND - DAILY FLASH - June 1-4, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom - First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with a bulk rate postcard back side - 4 63/64" x 6 63/64" - Artwork by Victor Moscoso - Bulk Rate Mailer version of this handbill / postcard, mechanically addressed and sent out to folks on the FD mailing list prior to the date of the concert - Minor light handling bend (not a crease, paper surface is not disrupted on either side ) - Ultra Mega Rare in this format - Pristine A-/B+ shape - Inquire for Current Price & Availability

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FD-66-OPC-A   YOUNGBLOODS - SIEGAL SCHWALL BAND - June 15-18, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom -  First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard back side - 5" x 6 63/64"  - Artwork by Victor Moscoso - Pristine A/A- condition - 23.50

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FD-66-OPC-C   YOUNGBLOODS - SIEGAL SCHWALL BAND - June 15-18, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom - First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with bulk rate postcard back side - 5" x 6 61/64" - Artwork by Victor Moscoso - This variant was mechanically address and mailed out to the folks on the FD mailing list prior to the concert date, with a Bulk Rate permit on the postcard side of the handbill - Some light evidence of wear incurred in transit in the postal system - Ultra Mega Rare in this format - Pristine B+/A- to B+ condition - Inquire for Current Price & Availability   

 

 

FD-68-OPC-A     QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - MOUNT RUSHMORE - BIG BROTHER & THE HOLDING COMPANY - HORNS OF PLENTY - June 27 through July 2, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom - First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard back side - 4 15/16" x 7 3/64" - Artwork by Victor Moscoso - Light brown printing on the postcard back side - Pristine A/A- to A- condition -  12.50

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FD-69-OPC-A     QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - SIEGAL SCHWALL - PHOENIX - July 4, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom - First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard back side - 5" x 7" - Incredible imagery / artwork by the late, great, RICK GRIFFIN - Two copies, Pristine A- & Pristine A/A- condition - Inquire for Current Price & Availability

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FD-71-OPC-A     CHARLATANS - YOUNGBLOODS - OTHER HALF - July 13-16, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom - First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard backside - 5" x 6 63/64" -  Artwork by the late, great Robert Fried, w/photo by Herb Greene - Biege colored stock is evident on the postcard side - Pristine A- to A/ A- condition - 23.50

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FD-73-OPC-B     BLUE CHEER - CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & HIS MAGIC BAND - YOUNGBLOODS - July 27-30, 1967 at Avalon Ballroom - First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard back side - 5 1/64" x 7 1/64" - Artwork by Tom Glass, aka Ted Lamont - Bulk Rate permit back version of this postcard / handbill - Pristine A/A- condition - Inquire for Current Price & Availability

 

 

FD-74-OPC-A     CHARLES LLOYD QUARTET - WEST COAST NATIONAL GAS CO. - First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard back side - 4 63/64" x 6 31/32" - Artwork by the late, great Robert Fried - Silver stars in sky above Taj Mahal - Pristine A/A- condition - 30.00

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FD-79-OPC-A     BIG BROTHER & THE HOLDING COMPANY (With JANIS JOPLIN) - BLUE CHEER - EIGHTH PENNY MATTER - September 8 & 9, 1967 at the Denver Dog (1601 West Evans St. in Denver, CO) - First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard back side - 5 1/16" x 7 1/8" & 4 61/64" x 7 9/64" - Artwork by the late, great Rick Griffin (aka El Griffo) - Blank back side, printed on card stock - Pristine A/A- condition - Inquire for Current Price & Availability

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FD-80-OPC-A     SOUTH SIDE SOUND SYSTEM - PHOENIX - FREEDOM HIGHWAY -September 8-10, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom - First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard back side - 5" x 7 3/64" - Alice in Wonderland style tea party artwork by the late, great Greg Irons - Pristine A- to A-/B+ condition - 12.50

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Larger Scan:

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FD-82-OPC-A (FD-D3)   GRATEFUL DEAD - MOTHER EARTH - September 22 & 23, 1967 at the Denver Dog (1601 West Evans St. in Denver, CO) - First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard back side - 5 63/64" x 6 63/64" - Skull Age artwork by Dennis Nolan - Aging on backside in strange shape - Pristine A- shape - 75.00

This scan has a pattern which is not on the card, an artifact of the high res scanning process:

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FD-83-OPC-C    CHARLATANS - BUDDY GUY - September 22 & 24, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom -  First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard back side - 4 63/64" x 6 31 /32" - This variant was mechanically addressed and sent to someone on the FD mailing list - Two clean, tiny staple holes at top center and bottom edge (two sets here), difficult to see - A few minor bends at a couple of corners and a longer, light, diagonal bend at the upper right corner area (from being in the postal system, no doubt) - Pristine B+condition - Inquire for Current Price & Availability

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FD-85-OPC-A     VANILLA FUDGE - CHARLES LLOYD QUARTET - September 29 to October 1, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom - First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard back side - 5" x 6 31/32" - Artwork by the late, great, Alton Kelley - Pristine A/A- shape - 20.00

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FD-89-OPC-A     QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - SONS OF CHAMPLIN - TAJ MAHAL - October 27 to 29, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom -  First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard back side - 5 1/64" x 7" - Envelope stretching "comic strip" artwork by Rick Griffin - This poster may have been the main event for Rick's being drafted into the ZAP Comix cabal - Pristine B+/A- to B+ condition - Inquire for Current Price & Availability

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FD-D7-OPC-B     CANNED HEAT - ALLMEN JOY - October 20 & 21, 1967 at the Denver Dog (1601 West Evans Street, Denver, CO) - First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard back side - 4 63/64" x 6 31/32" - Artwork by the late, great Alton Kelley - This is the Bulk Rate back card variant, which is scarcer - Pristine A/A- condition - 45.00

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FD-D10-OPC-B     BLUE CHEER - SUPERFINE DANDELION - November 3 & 4, 1967 at the Denver Dog (1601 West Evans Street in Denver, CO) -  First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard back side - 4 63/64" x 6 63/64" -Artwork by the late, great, Robert Fried - This is the Bulk Rate permit back side variant, which is scarcer - Pristine A/A- condition - 45.00

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FD-95-OPC-A    JIM KWESKIN JUG BAND - SONS OF CHAMPLIN - December 8-10, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom -  First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard back side - 5" x 6 63/64" - Artwork by Rick Griffin and Victor Moscoso - Pristine A/A- to A- condition - 35.00

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FD-98-OPC-A     JIM KWESKIN & HIS JUG BAND - COUNTRY JOE & THE FISH - LEE MICHAELS - BLUE CHEER - Dec 28 to 30, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom - First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with a postcard back side - 5 1/8" x 7" - Artwork by Bob Schnepf + Thomas Weir photo - Light bend in the image area (difficult to see except from an angle since it does not break the ink surface) - Beautiful B/B+ to B+ copy - 12.50

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FD-99-OPC-A     BLUE CHEER - COUNTRY JOE & THE FISH - LEE MICHAELS - FLAMIN' GROOVIES - MAD RIVER - MOUNT RUSHMORE - Dec 31, 1967 at Avalon Ballroom - First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with a postcard back side - 5 1/64" x 6 15/16" - Artwork by Bob Schnepf + Thomas Weir photo - Pristine A/A- to A- Condition - 20.00 - 2nd Copy) Pristine A- Condition - 18.00

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FD-101-OPC-A     QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - KALEIDOSCOPE - CHARLEY MUSSELWHITE - January 12-14, 1968 at the Avalon Ballroom - First/Only Printing Concert Handbill printed on white card stock with "Place Stamp Here" postcard back side - 5" x 6 63/64" - Quintessential Epic Psychedelic artwork by Rick Griffin, which Rick is rumored to have named "The Source" - Pristine A/A- Condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price 

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FD-104-OPC-A       THE ELECTRIC FLAG - MAD RIVER - THE FUGS - 13TH FLOOR ELEVATORS - Feb 2-4, 1968 at the Avalon Ballroom - First / Only Printing Concert Handbill printed on white card stock with "Place Stamp Here" postcard back side - 5 1/64" x 7 1/64" - Full color artwork by Victor Moscoso - Pristine A- Condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price - 2nd copy has clean pinhole at top center and clean staple hole at lower right corner - Pristine B+ Condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price - Minor small, light handling bends - Pristine B+ Condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

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FD-104-OPC-C   THE ELECTRIC FLAG - MAD RIVER - THE FUGS - 13TH FLOOR ELEVATORS - Feb 2-4, 1968 at the Avalon Ballroom - First / Only Printing Concert Handbill printed on white card stock, mechanically addressed and mailed ("Mailer" version), with "Bulk Rate Permit" postcard back side - 5 1/64" x 7 1/64" - Full color artwork by Victor Moscoso - Pristine A- Condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

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FD-109-OPC-B   LOVE - CONGRESS OF WONDERS - SONS OF CHAMPLIN - March 8, 9 & 10, 1968 at the Avalon Ballroom - First / Only Printing Concert Handbill printed on white card stock with "Place Stamp Here" postcard back side - 5 1/64" x 7 1/32" - Exquisite green and purple artwork by Stanley Mouse - See Paul Grushkin's THE ART OF ROCK for image - Pristine B+ Shape - 15.00

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FD-112-OPC-A   JERRY STEIG & THE SATYRS - SONS OF CHAMPLIN - 4TH WAY - ALEXANDER'S TIMELESS BLOOZEBAND - March 29-31, 1968 - First / Only Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with "Place Stamp Here" postcard back side - 5" x 6 15/16" - Full color artwork by Raphael "Bob" Schnepf - See Paul Grushkin's THE ART OF ROCK for image - Pristine A/A- to A- Condition - 20.00

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FD-113-OPC-B    BLUES PROJECT - IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY - NAZZ-ARE BLUES BAND (from Portland Oregon) - April 5-7, 1968 at the Avalon Ballroom - First / Only Printing Concert Handbill printed on white card stock with "Bulk Rate Permit" postcard backside - 4 63/64" x 7 63/64" - Great color artwork by Wes Wilson - See Paul Grushkin's THE ART OF ROCK for image - Pristine A/A- Condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Shape

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FD-114-OPC-A    THE FUGS - ACE OF CUPS - ALLMEN JOY - April 12-14, 1968 at the Avalon Ballroom -  First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard back side - 4 63/64" x 6 61/64" - Full color artwork by the late, great Jaxon - See Paul Grushkin's THE ART OF ROCK for image - Pristine A- Condition - 15.00

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FD-117-OPC-A   JUNIOR WELLS - CANNED HEAT - CROME SYRCUS - CLOVER - JERRY ABRAMS LIGHTS - May 3-5, 1968 at the Avalon Ballroom - First / Only Printing Concert Handbill printed on white card stock with "Place Stamp Here" postcard back side - 4 59/64" to 5 1/32" x 6 31/32" -
Great full color artwork by the infamous Grande Ballroom artist Carl Lundgren - See Paul Grushkin's THE ART OF ROCK for image - Pristine A/A- to A- Condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

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FD-121-OPC-A   TAJ MAHAL - DAVE VAN RONK - FAMILY TREE- A.B. SKHY - CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL - May 31 to June 2, 1968 at the Avalon Ballroom - First / Only Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with "Place Stamp Here" postcard back side - 5" x 6 63/64" - Full Color Artwork by Paul Kagan & David Smith - Minor wear spot on front side Pristine B+ Condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

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FD-121-OPC-C   TAJ MAHAL - DAVE VAN RONK - FAMILY TREE- A.B. SKHY - CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL - May 31 to June 2, 1968 at the Avalon Ballroom - First / Only Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard backside, "Mailer" mechanically addressed & mailed, "Bulk Rate Permit" back side - 5" x 6 63/64" - Full Color Artwork by Paul Kagan & David Smith - Pristine B+ Condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

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FD-122-OPC-C   IRON BUTTERFLY - VELVET UNDERGROUND - CHROME CYRCUS - June 7-9, 1968 at the Avalon Ballroom - First / Only Printing Concert Handbill printed in color on white card stock with "Bulk Rate Postage" postcard back side, Mailed version, mechanically addressed on back - 5 1/64" x 7" - Great "Butterfly Woman" artwork by Raphael, aka Bob Schnepf - Ultra Mega Rare Variant in this condition! - Pristine A- Shape - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

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FD-123-OPC-A FRUMIUS BANDERSNATCH - CLEAR LIGHT - BUDDY GUY - June 14-16, 1968 at the Avalon Ballroom - First / Only Printing Concert Handbill printed in black on white card stock with "Place Stamp Here" back side - 5 31/32" x 6 15/16" - Design by Larry Stark - Pristine A/A- Condition - 25.00   

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FD-127-OPC-A     STEVE MILLER BAND - HOWLIN WOLF - CONQUEROO - July 12-14, 1968 at the Avalon Ballroom - First / Only Printing Concert Handbill with "Place Stamp Here" / Postcard backside in green ink on white card stock - 4 5/8" x 6 33/64" -Design & Photo by Paul Kagan - Cub Staple hole (clean) top center edge, minor dings, some aging in the card stock - Pristine B+ Shape - 16.50

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FD-129-OPC-A   COUNTRY JOE & THE FISH - PACIFIC GAS & ELECTRIC - BOOGIE - July 23-25, 1968 at the Avalon Ballroom - First / Only Printing Concert Handbill printed in black on white card stock with "Place Stamp Here" back side - 4 33/64" x 6 17/32" - Design by San Andreas Fault (SAF) with photo by Jerry Wainwright, features nude woman in Lotus posture yoga position and rose below navel - Pristine A/A- Shape - 15.00 - Pristine A- Condition - 13.50 - Pristine B+/A- Condition - 12.50

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FD-133-OPC-A   BILL HALEY & THE COMETS - DRIFTERS - FLAMIN' GROOVIES -August 16-18, 1968 at the Avalon Ballroom - First / Only Printing Concert Handbill printed in sepia like brown on tan stock with postcard back side - 4 5/8" x 6 6/16" - Lettering design by George Hunter with photo by Jerry Wainwright - Pristine A / A- Condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price - Pristine A- Shape - 20.00

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FD-134-OPC-D   SPIRIT - SIR DOUGLAS QUINTET +2 - NOTES FROM THE UNDERGROUND - August 23-25, 1968 at the Avalon Ballroom - First / Only Printing Concert Handbill printed in sepia like brown on tan stock with postcard back side - 4 5/8" x 6 6/16" -Image & Lettering  by Mouse with photograph by Arnold Zenthe - Pristine A/A- Condition - 25.00

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FD-137-OPC-A   JOHN MAYALL - BIG MAMA THORNTON & THE HOUND DOG BAND featuring HARMONICA GEORGE - BLACK PEARL - Sept. 13-15, 1968 - First/Only Printing Concert Handbill printed in black on white card stock - 4 41/64" x 6 1/2" - Design by Wes Wilson and Kurt Strausse - See Paul Grushkin's AOR for the black and white image - Pristine A/A- Condition - 15.00

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FD-137- Bulk Rate Postcard Back Handbill  - JOHN MAYALL - BIG MAMA THORNTON & THE HOUND DOG BAND featuring HARMONICA GEORGE - BLACK PEARL - Sept. 13-15, 1968 - First/Only Printing Concert Handbill printed in black on white card stock - 4 41/64" x 6 1/2" - Design by Wes Wilson and Kurt Strausse - See Paul Grushkin's AOR for the black and white image of an oncoming train blowing a smoke plume through the sky, typeset lettering - This is a rare "Bulk Rate Postage Paid" postcard back variant - Tiny bit of toning at a couple of corners - Pristine A- Shape - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

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FD-138-OPC-D   THE STEVE MILLER BAND - MUDDY WATERS - A.B. SKHY - Sept. 20-22, 1968 at the Avalon Ballroom - First/Only Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with "Place Stamp Here" back side - 4 11/32" x 6 6/16" - Design by Wes Wilson & John O'Green - One clean pinhole per corner - Pristine  B+ Shape - 22.00 - Minor Dings - Pristine B+/A- condition 25.00 - Pristine A/A- Shape - 27.50

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FD-145-OPC-A    MOTHER EARTH - KALEIDOSCOPE - A.B. SKHY - Nov. 8-10, 1968 at the Avalon Ballroom - First/Only Printing Concert Handbill - 4 5/8" x 6 1/2" -Black on white card stock with "place stamp here" design by Raphael "Bob" Schnepf on postcard back side - Artwork by San Andreas Fault with photos by Jerry Wainwright - Pristine  A/A- Condition - 15.00

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FD-D18-OPC-A - DOORS - ALLMEN JOY - GINGERBRED BLU - Dec 29-31, 1967 at Denver Family Dog on West Evans Street, Denver, CO - Great RICK GRIFFIN ARTWORK (See ART OF ROCK for image) - First/Only Printing Concert Handbill - 5" x 6 31/32" (Eric King describes a 4 15/16" x 6 31/32" card) - Black triangle at upper left corner, place stamp here back is black A / A- to A- Condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

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FD-671123 - TURKEY TROT - BIG BROTHER AND THE HOLDING COMPANY (with JANIS JOPLIN ) - MOUNT RUSHMORE - Nov 23, 1967 - First/Only Printing Concert Handbill printed on tan card stock - 5" x 6 31/32" - Great Rick Griffin "Thanksgiving" style artwork, brown printing on the tan card stock - Announces start of Winter season of Family Dog concerts at the Avalon -  - Big Brother & the Holding Company (with Janis Joplin) - Blank Back side variant card -Pristine A-/B+ copy -  40.00

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FD- 681031-OPC-A -  JOHN MAYALL - CANNED HEAT - SIR DOUGLAS QUINTET +2 - Oct 31, 1968 at Winterland - This card is often referred to as W-1 by collectors - First/Only Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard backside - 4 5/8" x 6 1/2" - Features artwork by R. Tuten of Chandelier, Family Dog logo, etc., one of Tuten's most intense line illustrations! - Black printing on orange background - 2 clean pinholes, etc. - Tuten Uncommon! - Pristine B+ Shape - Inquire for Availability & Current Price -  Pristine A- Shape - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

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FD-690117-OHB-A - FAMILY DOG REVIVAL - ( FRANK ZAPPA & ) THE MOTHERS OF INVENTION (listed as merely THE MOTHERS ) - GUEST EVANGELIST: PETER ALBIN OF BIG BROTHER AND THE HOLDING COMPANY - SIR DOUGLAS QUINTET - PG & E - JERRY ABRAMS HEAD LIGHTS- Jan 17 & 18, 1968 (Family Dog ) at Winterland - Often referred to by collectors as W-2 - Features Dogs dressed as humans, artwork by SAF (San Andreas Fault---Tad Hunter) - First/Only Printing Concert Handbill printed on white card stock - 3 1/4" x 8 7/32", postcard - Text on backside - Pristine A / A- copy - Inquire for Availability & Current price

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FD-690117 & FD-690124-OHB-C - FAMILY DOG REVIVAL - ( FRANK ZAPPA & ) THE MOTHERS OF INVENTION (listed as merely THE MOTHERS ) - GUEST EVANGELIST: PETER ALBIN OF BIG BROTHER AND THE HOLDING COMPANY - SIR DOUGLAS QUINTET - PG & E - JERRY ABRAMS HEAD LIGHTS - MOBY GRAPE - IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY - TIM HARDIN - THE OTHER HALF - An uncut double card of the handbills for FD-690117 and FD-690124 - Jan 24 & 25, 1969 at Winterland) - First/Only Printing Double size Mailer (mechanically addressed and sent to people on the Family Dog's mailing list prior to the concert) - 6 1/2" x 8 7/32" on card stock - Had been pasted into a scrapbook, glue at four spots on backside, does not affect front, one tape peel at the Bulk Rate postage square on back side - Beautiful B/B+ to B+ shape - Inquire for Availability / Current Price


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LIGHT UP WITH THE FLAMIN GROOVIES - First/Only Printing Handbill printed on tan card stock - 4 63/64" x 7" - Features artwork of genii type character, holding a tambourine, exclaiming "Dulac!" (the name of a famed fantasy artist of note) with mosques and the usual spires / castle type architecture in background along with large wooden matches in the foreground, hand lettering "Light Up With the Flamin' Groovies" below" - No FD logo on front side, has the usual FD Place Stamp here border design by Raphael "Bob" Schnepf on backside, purple printing on the tan stock - Uncommon (1967 or so) Pristine A / A- shape - 35.00 - 2nd copy) This copy has been Machine Plate Addressed / "Mailer" copy with Blk. Rt. postage square on backside as well, and mailed out to someone on the Family Dog mailing list prior to the concert date - A few minor, difficult to see light bends - Pristine B+ condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

 

 

FD-670002-OHB-A - CROWDS BUG YOU? - Thursday nights at the Avalon Ballroom (Issued June 1, 1967) -  First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard back side - 14 1/2" x 5 1/16" -Long, horizontal card features artwork by John H. Myers -  - Place stamp here backside - General announcement for Thursday nights at the Avalon -Uncommon - Pristine A / A- copy - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

 

 

TRIBAL STOMP at MONTEREY Fairgrounds - Sept 8 & 9, 1979 - First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard back side - 5 5/16" x 8 7/32" - (Upper card of this two card set) and 5 3/32" x 8 17/64" (bottom half of this two card set) - THE CLASH - BIG MAMA THORNTON - THE BLUES PROJECT w/ AL KOOPER - DAN HICKS & HIS ACOUSTIC WARRIORS - THE CHAMBERS BROS. - ROBERT FRIPP - SOUL SYNDICATE - JOE ELY - NICK GRAVENITES - PETER TOSH - MARIA MULDAUR - LEE MICHAELS - COKE ESCOVIDO - etc. - Beautiful set of cards illustrated in full color by Gilbert Johnson, top half features nude woman stepping across double rainbow (deep blue sky, stars and clouds in background) - Top half is in Beautiful A- shape, bottom half has a tiny horizontal bend at top edge (roller mark) and small light stain, both visible from backside - Inquire for Availability & Current Price - ALSO HAVE THE 8 PAGE NEWSPAPER / PROGRAM for this event which features photos of some of the top acts (including the CLASH) as well as a GILBERT SHELTON Fat Freddy's Cat strip reprint - 11 3/8" x 14 15/16" - Pristine A- shape (light aging in the paper) - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

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