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Grateful Dead Poster Sold at Auction

The Grateful Dead was formed during the counterculture movement of the 1960s. Founding members included Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Ron McKernan, Phil Lesh and Bill Kreutzmann. The band had a three decade career until Garcia’s death in 1995 and released 13 studio albums between 1967 and 1989. Seven of their studio albums were certified gold in the United States and four were platinum or double platinum.

We sold a poster for the 1973 rock festival “Summer Jam” that featured the Grateful Dead for $1,903. This one day concert once held a Guinness Book record for drawing the largest crowd to a music festival. It’s believed that approximately 600,000 people attended “Summer Jam”, more than the 400,000 that attended the legendary Woodstock of 1969. Please see poster details below:

Watkins Glen “Summer Jam” Concert Poster — Allman Brothers Band, Grateful Dead & The Band — First Printing

Original and scarce first printing of the “Summer Jam” Concert poster, which took place 28 July 1973 at the Watkins Glen Grand Prix Raceway in New York. Poster measures 16.25″ x 22.5″ with colorful, psychedelic nymph-like imagery, including the iconic Grateful Dead skull and roses insignia. Reads in part: “…The Grateful Dead plus friends & surprises. Saturday, July 28 from 12 noon on / Tickets: $10 includes parking & camping…” With “Scoop Printing Co.” printed at lower right, indicating it as a first printing. Near fine. Sold for $1,903.

Grateful Dead poster
Watkins Glen “Summer Jam” Concert Poster — Allman Brothers Band, Grateful Dead & The Band — First Printing. Click to enlarge.

FREE ESTIMATE. To buy, auction, sell or consign your Grateful Dead poster that is for sale, please email Nate@NateDSanders.com or call the Nate D. Sanders Auction House (http://www.NateDSanders.com) office at (310) 440-2982. Top dollar obtained for your Grateful Dead poster.

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