Eric Clapton Concert Poster 1994 F-169 Fillmore


Eric Clapton Concert Poster ERIC CLAPTON @ THE FILLMORE San Francisco, CA Nov 7, 1994 Designer: Rex Ray 13" x 19" F-169 About Rex Ray A San Francisco native, Rex Ray is an acclaimed graphic artist whose visual works include paintings, collages, prints & photographs. Ray holds a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute, & his recent work employs 1950s-styled organic shapes inspired by Pucci designs. His posters are characterized by intense, jewel-like colors, & their stylistic variety reflect his ability to adapt lettering, sly symbolism, portrait art & free-hand drawing to unique artists & music. Ray has designed album & CD covers for David Bowie & The Drown & has shown his work in solo & group exhibitions in California, Washington, Colorado & London. About The Fillmore The Fillmore is a historic music venue in San Francisco, California. The original owner of The Fillmore property, Emma Gates Butler, hired James W. & Merritt Reid in 1910 to draw plans for an Italianate-style dance hall at the southwest corner of Fillmore & Geary. The Majestic Hall & Majestic Academy of Dancing opened in 1912 on the second & third stories of the building, where the usual fare was Wednesday night socials & masquerade balls. The Fillmore was a dance hall operating under various names & managements - The Get Acquainted Society, Ambassador Dance Hall - through the 1930s, & a roller rink through the 1940s. in 1952, local entrepreneur Charles Sullivan began to book some of the biggest names in black music into The Fillmore. The careers of the Grateful Dead, the Jefferson Airplane, Santana, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Big Brother & the Holding Company, Moby Grape, the Butterfield Blues Band, & countless others were launched from The Fillmore stage. The most significant musical talent of the day has appeared there: Jimi Hendrix, Otis Redding, Cream, Howlin' Wolf, Captain Beefheart, Muddy Waters, The Who - well, you get the picture. Or you've heard the stories. If you're lucky, you were there. Eric Clapton Concert Poster 1994 F-169 Fillmore



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