Jimi Hendrix Experience - Psychedelic Posters Notebook

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24 pages, lined

Presented by Bill Graham at the Fillmore East in New York City on May 10, 1968, this mesmerizing artwork by David Byrd, beckons audiences to immerse themselves in the electrifying atmosphere! His attention to detail, using a drop-bow compass for the circles and meticulously rendering Hendrix's iconic afro. Although Sly and the Family Stone were the opening act, they are not mentioned on the handbill. We included this poster in our lineup because of its fantastic design and because Hendrix, a Seattle native, holds a special place in our hometown's history!

David Byrd, born in 1941, is an American graphic artist, designer, illustrator, and painter renowned for his significant contributions to the visual landscape of rock and roll music and popular culture. He earned a BFA in Painting and Design and an MFA in Painting and Printmaking from the Boston Museum School and Carnegie-Mellon University. His career took flight when rock promoter Bill Graham enlisted him to craft posters for the newly opened Fillmore East Ballroom in Manhattan's East Village to promote legendary acts such as Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, and The Who. His versatility extended beyond rock posters to include stage musicals on Broadway, where his designs for productions like Follies and Jesus Christ Superstar became iconic. His move to Los Angeles saw him contributing his artistic talents to projects for Van Halen and Warner Bros. Additionally, Byrd's advocacy for the LGBTQ+ community was evident through his illustrations for publications like Christopher Street Magazine and his tenure as Art Director for The Advocate.

The back cover contains helpful information in a vintage style, including the multiplication table and various measurement tables.

This product was custom designed and created at our location in Seattle.

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Product Specs

5.5" X 7.25", 24 Pages, Paperbound, Lined Pages


David Byrd