Funk, reggae, hip hop, and soul concert flyers and handouts from California
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
.167 Cubic Feet (1 legal-sized folder)
Biographical / Historical
This collection contains 82 flyers and handouts promoting California funk, reggae, hip-hop, and soul bands and venues from the 1980s to the 1990s. The venues are predominately located in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Featured acts include featuring acts such as Liquid Jesus, Bongo, Sam Bostic, Femme Fatales, The Disposable Heroes of HipHoprisy, Mo'Fessionals, Lime and others. Each item includes the venue address and occasionally the phone number with performance dates.
The flyers are all printed sheets sized, 17" x 11", 8.5" x 5.5", and 3.5" x 3", in various bright colors with several incorporating rubberstamped elements. The flyers and handouts are illustrated images of flowers, hearts, peace signs, pictures of the performers, skulls, people dancing, and women in vibrant colors. Quotes like "Groove thang," "Flowers for your mind," and "Rituals, revelence, rhapsody" are printed on several different flyers. All items are in near fine condition with some chips and tears from being mounted on bulletin boards and posts.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Part of the Special Collections Repository
The Sheridan Libraries
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA