Broadside for a James Brown concert at Lowell Memorial Auditorium

Image for Broadside for a James Brown concert at Lowell Memorial Auditorium
Distributed by
Big World Productions, American
Owned by
Brown, James, American, 1933 - 2006
Subject of
Lowell Memorial Auditorium, American, founded 1922
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 17 × 11 in. (43.2 × 28 cm)
Type
portraits
broadsides
Place used
Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date
2003
Description
A black-and-white broadside for a James Brown concert at Lowell Memorial Auditorium. The broadside has white lettering at top that reads “BIG WORLD PRODUCTIONS presents / LOWELL / MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM / FRIDAY JANUARY 17 / 8:00pm / The Godfather of Soul.” At the center of the broadside is an image of James Brown singing with his eyes closed. He is holding a microphone close to his mouth with his right hand. Written below the image in gray text is “James / BROWN.” At the bottom of the page are telephone numbers for Ticketmaster and the box office. Big World Production’s logo and web address is also at the bottom.
Topic
African American
Communication
Funk (Music)
Soul (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2008.7.19
Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture