Flatstock is coming… Flatstock is coming!
People. You might want to sit down for this.
Flatstock is a poster convention presented by the American Poster Institute (API) and held in tandem with musical festivals across the country. When I say posters, I’m not taking about those plastic looking things that you got at the mall when you were a teenager. These are real-deal rock n’ roll posters buddy! Most of them are printed by hand by the artists themselves, who are usually on the other side of the table as you peruse their work. Here’s an article for you about how the festival got started and some of the people involved.
And here are some posters from Flatstocks past (like the one above by Cricket Press):