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Quimby’s Fall Poster Sale

Cheap Posters For Sale!
September 18 – 30, 2015


Quimby’s is holding a two-week cheap poster sale during regular store hours. We’ll have tons of posters on display, most of them just $5.00 each!

Quimby’s has been an epicenter for DIY culture for 24 years, and we’ve been collecting ephemera for a long time. We’ve amassed so many posters and prints over the years. We’re looking to unload them!

Lucky you!

Old show posters! Ads promoting comics and zines! Prints by some of Chicago’s best printmakers! They’ll all be on sale for super cheap. Get your hands on a piece of history, and put some awesome art on your wall!

Poster and Flyer Artists!

Have you ever made a poster for an event at Quimby’s? Or how about a flyer for an event at Quimby’s? Send us a digital copy and we’ll post it on our site! Contact us at info@quimbys.com. Also! Send it to the Quimby’s Flickr Group, and then make sure you add Quimby’s as a Flickr contact if you desire. We do.

This one was designed by Jay Ryan of The Bird Machine!

Gigposters.com Founder Clay Hayes Brings His Gig to Quimby’s With Artists Featured In the Book, Just In Time For Pitchfork Music Festival!

Jul ’09
7:00 pm


You’re used to seeing gig posters, flyers, and handbills displayed outside your favorite concert venue. Now, with Gig Posters Volume 1: Rock Show Art of the 21st Century (Quirk Books), artwork featuring your favorite musicians can be found in a lasting book format. Each of these posters originates from Gigposters.com, which has been the Internet’s first and best resource for concert art since 2001. Their massive online database showcases more than 100,000 posters from 8,000 different designers, including all of today’s top poster studios. Gig Posters Volume I highlights the best examples from that collection. Inside you’ll find artwork promoting shows by Radiohead, Kanye West, Wilco, the Decemberists, the Shins, the Beastie Boys, Arcade Fire, Sleater-Kinney, Cat Power, Joan Jett, Wu-Tan Clan, N.E.R.D., Diplo, and many, many, many more. Organized by designer, each page features an artist along with their insights on influences, methods and mediums, and why they do what they do. Author Clay Hayes is the founder of Gigposters.com. Read a helpful interview with him here.

Specifics about the book follow:

Gig Posters Volume 1: Rock Show Art of the 21st Century
By Clay Hayes of Gigposters.com
Paperback with perforated pages, $40.00
11 x 14, 208 pages, in color
700 full-color examples of unique concert art,
including 101 perforated, 11-by-14 inch
ready-to-hang posters!

Like all events at Quimby’s, this event is free!