Broadside for a James Brown concert at The Showbox

Image for Broadside for a James Brown concert at The Showbox
Designed by
Chantry, Art, American, founded 1954
Owned by
Brown, James, American, 1933 - 2006
Subject of
The Showbox, American, founded 1939
Modern Productions, American, founded 1979
Modern Enterprises, LLC, American, founded 1979
KYAC, American, 1965-1981
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 17 × 10 11/16 in. (43.2 × 27.2 cm)
Type
broadsides
Place used
Seattle, King County, Washington, United States, North and Central America
Date
1980
Description
A broadside advertising a James Brown concert at The Showbox. The broadside is white with a black-and-white image of a young James Brown in profile and black-and-white text. The image of James Brown is on the left side of the poster. The text on the right side of the poster reads “”MODERN PRODUCTIONS / & 1250 KYAC WELCOME / THE ONE AND ONLY / JAMES / BROWN / NOVEMBER 16…” The time ticket price address and name of the venue and multiple locations of where tickets can be purchased are also included. A company logo for Modern Enterprises is in the lower right corner.
Topic
African American
Communication
Funk (Music)
Soul (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2008.7.20
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