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Poster Portrush 1979

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Anonymous

A rare poster of a one time festival. 25 August 1979, Portrush, Northern Ireland saw the Causeway Coast Music Festival. John played the Saturday night.
Tom Paxton deserves praise for keeping it.

Poster Irvillac 1979

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Anonymous

This poster was made for the very first edition of the French Elixir festival (Irvillac, Bretagne). John played on the second day, 15 July 1979, amidst a stellar cast from the folk stable; Richard and Linda Thompson, Dan Ar Bras, Clannad, Bert Jansch, John Renbourn, Battlefield Band, Boys Of The Lough to name a few. The line-up for Sunday was:
Tony Trischka
Gerard Delahaye
Machin
Mathieu Donnard Street
John Renbourn (John Molyneux/ Jacqui McShee)
Richard and Linda Thompson (Simon Nicol/ Dave Pegg)
Bert Janch and Connundrum
John Martyn

Poster Milano 1979

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Anonymous

Two consecutive shows in Milan at the Teatro di Porta Romana. Both shows sold out. One was apparently filmed by a local tv-station. The show was also bootlegged and subsequently released as Live in Milan 1979.
"Un concerto di musica vera". How true..

Poster Leicester 1974

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Anonymous

This poster announced the concert at Leicester Polytechnic of Saturday 4th May 1974.
The design was done by a graphics student at Leicester Polytechnic, it was applied to all concerts of this period and was known as the 'Angels' design.

Hat tip Andrew Taylor

Poster Brighton 1972-2

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Anonymous

Quite an elaborate piece of work; Brighton Poly, Wednesday 22th November 1972.
Show with Beverley and shared bill with Rain Maker and a ticket price of 50p..
Nice artwork also, with a Stalin like revolutionary role model.

Poster Nijmegen 1972

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Anonymous

This is an very early Dutch show, announced for Wednesday 12th April 1972. "John Martyn | English folksinger."
Diogenes was a well known Catholic Students Union in the town of Nijmegen, which has a relatively large student population. It was famous for its cultural activities but went bankrupt in 2005.

Poster York 1971

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Anonymous

John was supporting act for the Strawbs at the University of York in the Central Hall. The gig took place Tuesday night, 27th April 1971 at 20:00 hours and the admission was 65 pence..

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