In addition to offering the finest selection of vintage concert posters in each of our auctions, Psychedelic Art Exchange is also pleased to offer a wide selection of modern era concert posters! Modern concert posters are enormously popular and are enjoyed by those who are new to the poster collecting hobby as well as those who have been at it for years . In fact, there may be more collectors of this modern material out there today than collectors of vintage posters. These posters are absolutely stunning works of art that are designed to be collected.
Most modern concert posters are designed as merchandise to be purchased at shows rather than as advertisements and were never posted the way that most vintage posters were. Thus, most modern posters are in incredibly good condition. Many are signed and numbered limited edition screen prints that disappear in seconds when the artist offer them direct to collector . Good art always rises in appreciation and value over the years, and today you'll be able to purchase these posters for a relatively low cost. Check out these 10 beautiful modern posters available in our current auction designed by some of the biggest names in concert poster art today!
Lot #23: Foo Fighters, Ween, and Jawbreaker at the Palladium in Hollywood, CA on May 2nd, 1996 designed by Coop. PAE graded “Mint 95”, numbered #251/1500, and signed by Coop!
Lot #38: Pretenders at the Moody Theater for Austin City Limits on March 13th, 2017. This poster was designed by renowned modern artist Chuck Sperry! It is a beautiful metallic inked limited edition poster. PAE graded “Mint 95”, numbered 287/300, and signed by Sperry.
Lot #236: Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Meat Puppets in Houston and Dallas Texas in May of 1990. This poster was created by Frank Kozik, the artist credited with reviving the art of the concert poster. It is PAE graded “Mint 91” and signed by Kozik.
Lot #261: The Melvins and Hovercraft at the House of Blues in New Orleans on August 16th, 1999 designed by Allen Jaeger. This poster is INCREDIBLY RARE, only 140 copies were ever produced. It is PAE graded “Mint 91”, numbered 37/140, and signed by Jaeger.
Lot #265: Bob Dylan at St. Andrew’s in Detroit, MI in 1999, designed by Mark Arminski, one of the most recognizable names in modern concert posters! Bob Dylan appears on countless beautiful, collectible concert posters from all eras, the modern era being no exception. This poster is PAE graded “Mint 95” and is signed by Arminski.
Lot #277: Phil Lesh & Friends at the Beacon Theater in New York City in December of 2003 designed by Richard Biffle. This beautiful poster is PAE graded “Mint 91”. It is also signed by the band, which includes Phil Lesh, Warren Haynes, Jimmy Herring, John Molo, and Rob Barraco!
Lot #300: Widespread Panic in Puerto Morelos, Mexico for their “Panic En La Playa” run of shows in January and February of 2012, designed by Jeff Wood. This lot is the artist’s proof of the poster numbered 7/20. It is PAE graded “Mint 95” and signed by Wood!
Lot #305: Hot Tuna at the Aladdin Theater in Portland, OR on February 10th, 2013. This poster was designed by Gary Houston, owner of Voodoo Catbox in Portland. It is a limited edition piece, only 150 copies were ever printed! This poster is PAE graded “Excellent 79”, numbered 5/150, and signed by Houston.
Lot #313: Warren Haynes “Ashes and Dust” 2016 tour poster designed by another one of the most prominent modern poster artists, AJ Masthay! This limited edition poster is PAE graded “Near Mint 89”, numbered 207/250, and signed by Masthay.
Lot #315: Phish poster created by artist Jim Pollock in 2019 to commemorate the band’s debut album “Junta”, originally released in 1989. Pollock has been designing posters for Phish since the late 1980s. This poster is printed on white, iridescent foil and is PAE graded “Mint 95”. It is numbered 1362/1989 and signed by Pollock.
These are just a few of the incredible modern concert posters that we are offering in our current auction. Make sure to browse our lot listings for more. Place your bids before the auction ends on Thursday, 3/18 at 9:00 pm ET!