Concert poster collector and Nirvana specialist Scott Mussell is seeking this flyer advertising the bands cancelled show in Norman, OK at Rome XC. The show was scheduled for May 12, 1990 but Nirvana never showed up, but the supporting act Angry Son still played the show. "I'm always looking for posters with dynamic graphics and this one utilizes a classic photo” Mussell said. The image by Kurt Cobain’s then girlfriend Tracy Marander was also used on the cover of the “Blew” EP. "Both the flyer and handbill have a killer headline ‘Experience Nirvana’" Mussell states adding "Even though they didn’t play this gig I think this flyer captures the spirit of the DIY mindset and as a native Midwesterner I'm very eager to obtain any Nirvana material from the Midwest." Mussell pays top prices for single owner Nirvana flyers for his archive and accepts flyers in any condition. If you have this poster, the handbill or any other examples of Nirvana concert flyers contact Mussell at 515.707.7250 anytime or by email at email@example.com.
Concert poster collector and Nirvana specialist Scott Mussell is seeking this flyer from the bands appearance in Bellingham, WA at Speedy O'tubs Nov 23, 1988. The band played last on the bill warming up for Coffin Break and headliners Skin Yard. "Kurt got drunk before this show and the band played so loud and the bars owner pulled the plug on the band refusing to pay them" Mussell says adding "This flyer was done in red on white and black on red and both were 11x17." If you have an example of this flyer contact Mussell any time at 515.707.7250 or at firstname.lastname@example.org- he is a cash buyer for an example, produced before the show, in any condition and will pay a premium for documented provenance of its origins. "I'm especially interested in finding a one owner example with good provenance" Mussell notes concluding "This is such an early show and in person a really great design I'd be very excited to get the opportunity to preserve an original example!"
Mussell is always looking to obtain Nirvana posters, flyers and handbills advertising gigs occurring before 1992. If you have any original Nirvana concert material contact him at 515.707.7250 anytime or at email@example.com.
Concert poster collector and Nirvana specialist Scott Mussell is seeking this flyer from the bands appearance in Hoquiam, WA at Eagle Hall Dec 21, 1988. The band played as the headliners with fellow Aberdeen, WA band Attica and Psychlodds. "The story goes that Kurt played in his underwear at this show and had put lipstick all over his neck in protest to the stereotype that rural Washingtonians were red necks" Mussell notes. The show was only the 21st they played since settling on the name Nirvana, all occurring in 1988. "I've not seen one of these in person but from photos it appears to be an 8.5x11" flyer but could be smaller" Mussell notes adding "It's a really neat piece and an important artifact of the bands career- I'm especially interested in finding a one owner example with good provenance."
If you have an example of this flyer contact Mussell any time at 515.707.7250 or at firstname.lastname@example.org- he is a cash buyer for an example, produced before the show, in any condition and will pay a premium for documented provenance.
Concert poster collector and Nirvana specialist Scott Mussell is searching for handbills, flyers and posters from some of the bands earliest concerts at the short lived Community World Theater in Tacomoa, WA. “The place is a dry cleaners now but in the last 80’s for about a year it was the epicenter of grunge rocks most notorious act Nirvana” Mussell says. Of course at the time they were little known outside of the quite local community. Many of the shows were in the days before the band adopted the name Nirvana and include and a flyer that Mussell would consider the Holy Grail from the first show the band preformed as Nirvana. “Saturday March 19, 1988 that’s the first time they play as Nirvana and Kurt drew the flyer- it’s the piece highest on my want list” states Mussell. The piece comes with a little baggage as several questionable and outright reproductions making a confirmed original with provenance important to Mussell. “I’m putting my money where my mouth is for the right provenance on this piece and will pay a premium beyond my $3000 standing offer in any condition” Mussell notes.
Many of the flyers pre-date the bands name change to Nirvana including Skid Row, Pen Cap Chew and Bliss. “The bands deepest roots are really in Tacoma- Seattle gets a lot of the credit but the reality is that it all really starts in Tacoma- that’s where they literally became Nirvana.” Mussell says. Mussell. Before they were officially called Nirvana the band played shows under the names Skid Row, Pen Cap Chew, Ted Ed Fred and Bliss. Mussell is seeking any Nirvana material from this era as well as other flyers from the short lived venue. “There were other notable acts that came through including Fugazi, The Vandals, The Accussed, DOA, White Zombie and more. “A lot of gritty Thrash and hardcore punk bands play the Community World Theater and in addition to cultivating Nirvana the Melvins also played some early shows at the much vaunted venue” Mussell notes.
Mussell is actively seeking posters, flyers and other material related to the club and is especially emphasizing concert items related to Nirvana’s appearances. He is offering $3000 or more on condition for the flyer advertising the March 19, 1988 show in any condition. In addition to concert advertising pieces Mussell is seeking early set lists and other artifacts produced by Nirvana during their earliest period before signing with SubPop. Mussell also collects artifacts from the Bleach era and posters made before 1992. If you have Nirvana material in these fields contact him anytime at 515.707.7250 or email@example.com. He is a cash buyer and is willing to travel to inspect the right hoard or individual flyer.
Scott Mussell, Nirvana poster collector, is offering $1000 for an example of this poster from the October 11, 1990 Nirvana concert at the North Shore Surf Club in Olympia, WA. "The North Shore Surf Club show was one of the most important in band history as it featured a new drummer, Dave Grohl" Mussell says. The show was a last minute event as the band decided that their new drummer could use a live test before heading off for a tour in the United Kingdom. "I've seen only one example surface over the years and it's very high on my want list, I'm seeking it in any condition" Mussell states. Mussell is an active buyer of rock 'n roll concert posters with a special emphasis on Nirvana material. If you have this poster or other Nirvana material contact him at 515.707.7250 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Concert poster collector and York, PA resident Scott Mussell is seeking this rare flier from the Sonic Temple outside of Pittsburg, PA. The show took place in Wilkinsburg, a suburb of Pittsburg at the Sonic Temple on July 9, 1989. "I'm always looking for posters from Pennsylvania, and as a Nirvana specialist this is very high on my want list- I'd pay top dollar for an example of this flier with solid provenance" Mussell said. The flier has a great set of graphics highlighted by a series of classic 1950's rock silhouettes near the bottom. "The text also adds a little something reading "Seattle's Sensational Nirvana" Mussell states adding "It's my goal to preserve a section of rock history and this poster is a cruicial piece of the puzzle I'm very eager to obtain an example for my collection." If you have this poster or other examples of Nirvana concert posters and fliers contact Mussell at 515.707.7250 or by email at email@example.com.
Scott Mussell is seeking concert posters from grunge rock icons Nirvana especially from Texas shows in Huston, Dallas, and Fort Worth.Read More