Offered for sale is an original Grateful Dead concert poster for a performance held on March 31st, 1973 at Memorial Auditorium (Buffalo, NY), featuring great artwork depicting the entourage of cosmic characters associated with the band's colorful origins, and is a rare to find collector's item (see bio info below). Note: the artwork features Pigpen still with the band who tragically passed away three weeks before the show, and also of note is the promoter of the show was future Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. The sign is printed on poster board, measures 23" x 17", is in "FINE" condition (see details above), and is suitable for display in a permanent archive.
Feel free to contact me with questions, and thanks for looking! From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Aerial view of the venue (center) in October 2007. City of Buffalo (19402007) Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation (20072009).
Hockey: 16,325 Basketball: 18,000. 350,000 sq ft 33,000 m. Buffalo Memorial Auditorium , colloquially known as The Aud , was a multipurpose indoor arena.In downtown Buffalo, New York. Opened on October 14, 1940, it was home to the Canisius Golden Griffins. It also hosted events such as college basketball, concerts, professional wrestling and boxing. The venue was closed in 1996 after the construction of Marine Midland Arena. And remained vacant until being demolished in 2009.
The Grateful Dead in 1970, from a promotional photo shoot. Left to right: Bill Kreutzmann, Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, Phil Lesh. The Grateful Dead was an American rock. Band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California.The band is known for its eclectic style, which fused elements of rock, folk. And for its devoted fan base, known as Deadheads. "Their music", writes Lenny Kaye. Touches on ground that most other groups don't even know exists. These various influences were distilled into a diverse and psychedelic. Whole that made the Grateful Dead the pioneering Godfathers of the jam band. The band was ranked 57th by Rolling Stone. Magazine in its The Greatest Artists of All Time.
The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. And a recording of their May 8, 1977 performance. Was added to the National Recording Registry.
Of the Library of Congress. The Grateful Dead was founded in the San Francisco Bay Area. Amid the rise of the counterculture of the 1960s. The founding members were Jerry Garcia.
(rhythm guitar, vocals), Ron "Pigpen" McKernan. Members of the Grateful Dead had played together in various San Francisco bands, including Mother McCree's Uptown Jug Champions and the Warlocks.Lesh was the last member to join the Warlocks before they became the Grateful Dead; he replaced Dana Morgan Jr. Who had played bass for a few gigs. And non-performing lyricist Robert Hunter. With the exception of McKernan, who died in 1973, and Hart, who took time off from 1971 to 1974, the core of the band stayed together for its entire 30-year history. The other official members of the band are Tom Constanten. (keyboards; 19681970), John Perry Barlow. (keyboards, occasional vocals; 19711979), Donna Godchaux. (keyboards, vocals; 19791990), and Vince Welnick.
(accordion, piano, vocals) was a touring. Member from 1990 to 1992, as well as a guest with the band on occasion before and after the tours. After the death of Garcia in 1995, former members of the band, along with other musicians, toured as the Other Ones. In 1998, 2000, and 2002, and the Dead. In 2003, 2004, and 2009.
In 2015, the four surviving core members marked the band's 50th anniversary in a series of concerts. That were billed as their last performances together. There have also been several spin-offs featuring one or more core members, such as Dead & Company. And Billy & the Kids. The item "Grateful Dead Concert Poster 1973 Memorial Aud.Buffalo NY Pigpen Acid Test RARE" is in sale since Tuesday, November 23, 2021. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Music Memorabilia\Rock & Pop\Artists G\Grateful Dead\Posters". The seller is "graphxfan" and is located in Petaluma, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.