Rare, early, original.
Tour programmes and tour books, plus the occasional accompanying ticket stub, come through our doors regularly. This week we source an interesting collection of programmes, many autographed and many with ticket stubs.
A snapshot of a moment in time.
Explore them all here
DAVID SYLVIAN In Praise Of Shamans (Official 1988 UK deluxe 20-page concert programme for ‘An 80 Day Tour Of The World’ which is packed with information and pictures, with fold-out cover & printed rice paper pages. Also includes a ticket stub for the show at the Apollo Theatre in Manchester on 3rd June 1988)
PINK FLOYD Rainbow No. 13 (Extremely rare 1972 UK 12-page 8″ x 6″ programme for their shows at The Rainbow on February 17, 18, 19 & 20. This fascinating artifact has six pages devoted to Pink Floyd including an advert for their new album ‘Meddle’on the back & the lyrics to ‘Breathe’, ‘Time’, ‘Money’, ‘Us & Them’ & ‘Brain Damage’ from ‘The Dark Side Of The Moon’ as a centrefold, a full year before its release. The programme also has a page dedicated to Chicken Shack & Savoy Brown, whoplayed on February 21st. This fantastic item was obtained from the original owner who picked it up at the time when he attended one of the shows. This example displays some minor signs of age and has a couple of small pin holes the top & bottom right corners along with a vintage tape mark inside the cover. This example also includes a ticket stub for the show on the 19th February, along with a circular metal badge with the Rainbow venue logo in red on a white background, plus the centre pages from another copy!)
SPIRIT / THE POLICE Spirit – From The Time Coast.. (Rare 1978 UK 8-page offical tour programme for the tour featuring headliners Spirit with Alternative TV and third on the bill THE POLICE!. With information on all the bands, the programme includes one page featuring an image of the Police and Roxanne single information. The cover has a light fold mark down the centre and a little creasing, but the inner pages show few signs of age. Also includes a ticket stub or the show at London’s Rainbow Theatre on 11th March 1978, which lists all three bands)
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