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Poster: Original 1989 Todd Rundgren at Opera House Austin Texas Concert Poster by JAGMO

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11 Jun 2021
08 Jun 2021
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Original 1989 Todd Rundgren at Opera House Austin Texas Concert Poster by JAGMO
Original 1989 Todd Rundgren at Opera House Austin Texas Concert Poster by JAGMO
  • A RARE original 1989 show poster for Todd Rundgren's performance at the legendary Opera House concert venue in Austin, Texas
  • July 18th was the Austin stop on Rundgren's 1989 Nearly Human Tour
  • Poster art by Austin artist Jagmo [Nels Jacobson]
Will ship rolled in a sturdy tube
In good displayed condition - light wrinkling, pinholes and age toning to reverse
Dimensions: 11"W x 17"H

Rob Webb 2003 for the BBC:
Todd Rundgren's 1989 album, Nearly Human, must be his most underheard and overlooked album. This is a shame: it was an extraordinary return to form, a soulful exercise recorded live in the studio with the usual luscious, but slightly pinched, production and featuring classic Rundgren tracks, such as ''The Want of a Nail'' and ''Hawking''. In 1989 Todd took his 11-piece band out on the road, compete with a roster of backing singers and guest musicians, to promote the album.

Jagmo, born Nels Jacobson, is a US artist and poster art historian born in Chicago in 1949. He moved to Austin, Texas in 1978 and began creating rock posters in 1981. For three years during the early 1980s Jacobson served as bar manager and promotional director for Austin’s Club Foot. He has designed posters for live-music venues such as Liberty Lunch, Cain's Ballroom and The Fillmore, and for performers such as Stevie Ray Vaughan, the Ramones, Divine, Roky Erickson, Etta James, Dead Kennedys, the B-52's, Bonnie Raitt, Joe Ely, Los Lobos, the Pixies, Iggy Pop, Willie Nelson, Fela Kuti, Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Jerry Jeff Walker. In 1987, Jacobson helped organize the Texas-U.S.S.R. Musicians' Exchange tour of the Soviet Union and accompanied the performers to Leningrad, Moscow and Kiev. He was art director for South by Southwest (SXSW) during its first six years, designing the original logo, and in 1998 founded the SXSW Continuing Legal Education program, which he continues to oversee in 2019. Jacobson has served on the packaging Grammy Award committees for the Texas and San Francisco chapters of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, and is a founding Director of the American Poster Institute and the South Austin Museum of Popular Culture, and a board member of The Rock Poster Society (TRPS).