1967–The Matrix-Big Brother and the Holding Company- Handbill-PAE Graded Almost Mint 89

closed on Friday, May 3, 2013

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Here is a super early valuable and highly desirable Big Brother handbill from the Matrix club.  The small club was located in the Marina district of San Francisco  & was managed for a short period by Marty Balin of Jefferson Airplane fame.  The club produced a great series of posters and handbills.   Several early advertisements for the club like this one used the illustrations of Heinrich Kley a late nineteenth century German cartoonist. The quote is a referecne to Big Brother guitarist Pete Albin.



  • Poster – Big Brother and the Holding Company The Matrix
  • Grade – PAE Graded Almost Mint 89
  • Bands/Bill- Big Brother and the Holding Company
  • Venue- The Matrix
  • City – San Francisco California
  • Date – 4/4-6/67
  • Dimensions- 8 ½” x 8 ½”
  • Printing-  (OP-1) –Original Printing
  • Art of Rock – 2.109
  • Artist – Heinrich Kley (illustration)
  • Series/ Promoter- The Matrix
  • Condition Details – There is one extremely light vertical fold down the middle a little bit of handling in the bottom right and a ¼” stain next to the 9 in “9-2”.


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