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This handbill & order form is a relic from one of the more exciting events in the history of Rock and Roll. Originally billed as the Trans continental Pop festival this cross country tour made stops in three Canadian cities to stage a show with the Grateful Dead The Band Janis Joplin and other acts of the day.
The real story however was the train that carried the musicians across Canada in the summer of 1970. The camaraderie led to an outrageous non-stop party/ jam session. The joy is forever captured in the 2003 Film “Festival Express”. In July 2017 an example of CGC similar grade realized $299 in our auction.
Handbill – The Band Janis Joplin Grateful Dead McMahon Stadium Trans Continental Pop Festival- Festival Express Order Form
Grade – CGC 6.0
Bands/Bill – The Band Janis Joplin Grateful Dead Delaney & Bonnie Buddy Guy Traffic more
Venue – McMahon Stadium
City –Calgary Canada
Date – 7/4-5/70
Dimensions – 8” x 10 7/8”
Printing – OHB-B Original Pre-Concert First Printing Version 2
Series/Promoter- Easton Walker Associates Limited
Artist – Ken Walker & John H. Lowen
Condition Details- 100% Original with no restoration of any kind! 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 6:00pm eastern.
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