A gallery of posters for events promoted by The Family Dog back in 1960′s San Francisco has recently appeared on the Grateful Dead’s website. The posters were made by the ‘San Francisco Five’ - Rick Griffin, Alton Kelley, Victor Moscoso, Stanley Mouse and Wes Wilson – and are prime examples of the groovy artwork of the day.
Here’s the link (via dead.net): http://www.dead.net/family-dog-gallery?eml=dnb/061311/galleries
If you click on an image, the whole thing goes fullscreen. Drop a tab and your brain will follow, er, man.
And here’s a little something to listen to while you’re browsing, from a Family Dog event at The Great Highway on 4th February, 1970:
And here, for SpottedRichard in particular, are the Grateful Dead’s sets from the Avalon concert on 12th October, 1968, the poster for which appears in the gallery.