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The Grateful Dead’s New Years shows were the highlight of the year for many of their faithful legions. Bill Graham would pull out all the stops for this annual event. The former Ice rink Winterland where the band had performed since 1966 was the site of some of their finest performances over the years. The final Dead concert at Winterland which fell on New Years Eve 1978 is regarded as one of the Dead’s finest performances of all at the historic venue. It was one of those nights where it all worked out seamlessly. The accompanying poster for that show is equally well regarded. Artists Mouse and Kelley created one of the finest efforts of their longtime collaboration for this one. The legendary “Blue Rose” is a poster that deserves a home in every San Francisco poster collection.
Poster – Grateful Dead Winterland
Sub Title – Closing of Winterland
Grade – PAE Near Mint 85
Bands/Bill – Grateful Dead The Blues Brothers and The New Riders of the Purple Sage
Venue - Winterland
City – San Francisco California
Date – 12/31/78
Dimensions- 18 7/8” x 28 9/16”
Printing- OP-1 Original Printing
Artist – Mouse and Kelley
Series/ Promoter- Bill Graham
AOR # - 4.38
Paper Type- Heavy stock
Condition Details – 1/8” tear on the right edge couple light left edge creases missing ink on the top edge that looks like it’s from the printing process tiny bit of missing ink on the left edge small handling grab mark on the right.
*****This Poster is available for inspection at our gallery by appointment.