Bob Seger | Vintage Nine Tonight Promo Poster

Now that Bob Seger is on his farewell tour, it seems like a good time to spotlight this vintage promo poster from his 1981 live album Nine Tonight. I...

Mick Jagger | 1985 She’s The Boss Promo Posters

"It looks like a Third World dictator press conference!" cracked Mick Jagger as I plunked down my Sony tape deck amid the dozens of microphones and recorders strewn on...

Tom Petty | Vintage Hard Promises Album Promo Poster

I don't have any Tom Petty stories to share that I haven't posted already. So, to go with my vintage promo poster for Petty's 1981 album Hard Promises, here...

Teenage Head | Rare 1982 Western Canada Tour Poster

Since I wrote about the new reissue of Teenage Head’s 1983 EP Tornado the other day, it seems like a good time to show off this poster from their...

Tom Petty | Rolling Stone Cover Poster

Here's something you don't see every day: A poster-sized reproduction of an old Rolling Stone cover featuring Tom Petty. I honestly have no idea how, where or when I...

Iron Maiden | Number of The Beast Promo Poster & 2012 Concert Review

I honestly can't tell you how many times I've seen Iron Maiden in my life. I can tell you that the last time I saw them was on the...

Burton Cummings | Rare 1979 Hot August Night Concert Poster

Like pretty much everybody else who grew up in Winnipeg in the ’60s and ’70s, I've seen my share of Burton Cummings gigs. I don't remember if this outdoor...

The Go-Go’s | Rare 1982 Western Canada Tour Poster

For my money, The Go-Go's didn't get the respect they deserved. At least, not back in the day. When the all-female L.A. quintet first appeared in the early ’80s,...

Black Sabbath | Rare 1982 Western Canada Mob Rules Tour Poster

Like any metal fan — or really, almost any rock fan who came of age in the ’70s and ’80s — I've seen Black Sabbath a few times. And in...

KISS | Animalize Promo Poster

Comedy and tragedy can be two sides of the same coin. This post-apocalyptic promo poster for KISS’s 1984 album Animalize illustrates that quite succinctly, I would say. On the...

The Who | Hooligans Promo Poster

The main thing I remember about The Who’s Hooligans anthology is that I barely remember it at all. I had to look it up online to find out that...

Nash the Slash | Rare 1980s Tour Posters

I am old enough not only to remember Nash the Slash, but to remember seeing the Canadian indie-rock outlier multiple times. Almost always in some tiny, grotty club or...

Rickie Lee Jones | Vintage Pirates Promo Poster

One thing I've learned from this site: You can never predict what's going to be popular. Like my recent review of Rickie Lee Jones’ eclectic covers album Kicks. I...

Randy Newman | Rare 1980s Concert Poster

You can't win them all. Here's one that I lost out on: I had front-row tickets to these solo shows by Randy Newman in Edmonton in the early 1980s....

Leon Redbone | 1980s Western Canadian Tour Poster

I was sad to read that Leon Redbone passed away last week at age 69. It wasn't a total shock; he had retired from performing a few years back,...

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