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    Grateful Dead 1969 San Jose State Halloween Dance Concert Poster. An original first-printing concert poster for the Grateful Dead playing a Halloween Dance in the San Francisco Bay Area city of San Jose on Friday night, October 31, 1969. Local band Experimental Flash was the opening act. The poster's wild artwork is credited to "Inwood & Peterson." All attendees were asked to wear masks to the affair, and were given away at the door for those who 'forgot' theirs (sound familiar today?). Behind the two bands, a couple of old horror movies played silently. The Dead were just 10 days away from releasing their first-ever live album, the double-LP Live/Dead. Printed on thick paper, this poster measures 14 3/4" x 19 1/4" and grades to Near Mint Minus condition. COA from Heritage Auctions.

    More Information: On this evening, Pigpen treated the crowd to a half-hour version of "Turn on Your Love Light."

    Condition details: Just a very few scattered surface creases about an inch or two long, but mostly on the borders and completely buried by the dark artwork and thick stock. No pinholes and only one of the corners appear to have a small corner crease but it's tough to see, even on the verso where there's a good amount of ink present from the newly printed poster it was placed on top of.


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    July, 2021
    16th-18th Friday-Sunday
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