Brian Curley Posters
An Inventory to the Collection
In addition to being a poster artist Brian Curley was a member of the band The Delinquents and a jewelry designer and maker.
The majority of this collection consists of approximately eighty music posters advertising shows at various music venues. Austin clubs such as Emo's, La Zona Rosa, the Saxon Pub, Momos, Trophy's, Texas Union Ballroom, Stubb's BBQ, Austin Opera House, The Backyard, Antones, Austin Music Hall, Club Foot, Duke's Royal Coach Inn, Cactus Café, Raul's and Armadillo World Headquarters are represented. The collection also contains several posters for national venues.
Bands and musicians such as Scratch Acid, Echo & the Bunnymen, Blue Cheer, The Skunks, The Dickies, Marky Ramone,Wanda Jackson, Ty Gavin & the S.A. Creeper, The Dicks, Hot Tuna, Cowboy Junkies, Bob Dylan and His Band, The Casualities, Tammany Hall Machine, Bob Weir's Batdog, Lucinda Williams, George Clinton Parliament Funkadelic, The Delinquents, The Flatlanders, Little Richard, X, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Riverboat Gamblers, Willie Nelson, Nebula, Junior Brown, Eric Burdon and the Animals, and Rocket from the Tombs are represented.
Also included are posters for Mr. Biscuit Day (Randy "Biscuit" Turner); Flatstock 10, Clifford Antone RIP, Raul's Reunion 2004, Austin City Limits and Antones monthly music calendars. The collection also contains a picture and article about The Delinquents. Additionally there are advertisements for his jewelry business Talisman Contemporary Arts.
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Brian Curley Posters (AR.2002.035). Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, Texas.
Donor #: DO/2001/133
Donation Date: Multiple
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