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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Oct.03.2011 | SF Chronicle: Bill Graham-commissioned posters a ticket to past

Long before MTV broadcast music videos on television, or YouTube made performance clips viral on the Internet, Bill Graham was out making names for up-and-coming musical artists the old-fashioned way, promoting rock ‘n’ roll concerts in San Francisco and beyond with eye-catching posters. Photograph and Frame in San Francisco’s Marina district is commemorating Graham’s legacy with more »

Oct.12.2011 | SF Chronicle Event: photograph & frame store

Wolfgang’s Vault Art of the Fillmore Poster series is on exhibit at Photograph & Frame store. The carefully curated exhibition of historic vintage concert posters tells the history of the San Francisco music scene with a focus on Bill Graham shows at the Fillmore. more »

Oct.17.2011 | flavorpill: The Art of the Fillmore

The Art of the Fillmore collection is a series of vintage concert posters commissioned by the late great concert promoter Bill Graham (1931-1991). Born Wolfgang Grajonca, in Nazi Germany, Bill invented the business of concert promotion and is credited with discovering some of the biggest names in music, including Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jerry Garcia, more »