Category: the fillmore

Grace Slick (holding what I swear is an Oreo) and Paul Kantner, Jefferson Airplane at Fillmore East, November 29, 1968, by Jeffrey Mayer, via forestdweller

Aretha, backstage at Fillmore West, February 1971, by Jim Marshall

Duane Allman, San Francisco’s Fillmore West, Jan 28-31, 1971, by Jim Marshall.

Janis Joplin at The Fillmore, San Francisco, 1968, by Paul Fusco. ‘Photographing Janis Joplin in concert was so intense that it stayed with me. I felt connected to her. Her voice shocks the listener with its power – and I try to shock my audience into feeling what I do when I take a photo.’

The Who: Pete Townshend (with a peek of Keith Moon behind him) at Fillmore East, 1967, by Linda McCartney, my edit of original via


Pink Floyd 

Fillmore East, Manhattan, New York City, NY, USA  Sep. 1970. 


 Mike Frankel.

Aretha, backstage at Fillmore West, February 1971, by Jim Marshall

Janis Joplin, Fillmore East 1968, by Ken Regan


Crosby Stills Nash & Young (or as shown: Nash, Crosby, Young, & Stills), Fillmore East, 1970, by Amalie R. Rothschild

These shows were among those included on the sorely underrated 4 Way Street live album, released April 1971.  It went straight to #1, and became one of the year’s best-selling albums.


Pink Floyd poster from Muziek Expres magazine, 1971

I love this photo! I’m doing my best to narrow down when it was taken, and I think I’ve landed on The Fillmore West, September 27, 1970.