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This rarely seen original 1967 poster was made for a Big Brother & The Holding Company Valentine's Day show at the Ark in Sausalito with Moby Grape in support. During the boon of psychedelic rock, Sausalito became a hangout for many of the Bay Area bands. After they finished their main gigs they would pop over the Bridge and play late night sets at The Ark. The venue was a favorite destination for these shows as it was the only venue open late. The Ark was only open for a short time but many of the SF bands played there including Steve Miller and Santana. 

 

It has recently been brought to our attention that this poster (as well as several other Ark posters from this series) were created by John Lichtenwalner, when he was working as a staff artist at Portal Productions. 

 

Poster – Big Brother, Moby Grape, Ark Sausalito

Grade – Mint 93

Bands/Bill – Big Brother, Moby Grape, Jack & The Ripper

Venue – The Ark

City – Sausalito, CA

Date – 2/14/67

Dimensions – 16" x 22"

Printing – OP-1, Original Pre-Concert First Printing

Artist - John Lichtenwalner

Condition Details - Museum Quality with no nicks, cuts, tears or pinholes! 100% Original with no restoration. View the detailed high res photo of this lot. Click on the thumbnail photo, to see an enlarged photo. Click a second time on the magnifying glass in the upper right corner of the enlarged photo. A super high res image with every millimeter will now be clearly displayed. For a personalized eyewitness examination call 410-464-6180, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm eastern.

 

*****This Poster is available for inspection at our gallery, by appointment. *****

 

*A 20% Buyers Premium will be added to the final hammer price of this lot.*

1967–Big Brother & The Holding Company-Moby Grape-The Ark Concert Poster-PAE Graded Mint 93
1967–Big Brother & The Holding Company-Moby Grape-The Ark Concert Poster-PAE Graded Mint "93"
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Auction closed on Thursday, October 15, 2020.
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