Vintage posters of memorable music shows
Admire the artwork that promoted the concert
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Music concert promotion is big business, and the concert poster has played its part over the years in advertising not only the artist or act, but the venue, too. Ranging from simple monotone handbills to colorful and intricately-designed placards, these announcements were brief in their appearance, serving only to promote one night, a weekend perhaps, or maybe a few days. But they are recognized as illustrating popular music heritage, with many since becoming rare and valuable collector's items.
Click through and admire these vintage posters of memorable music shows.
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