Come down off your throne

Steve Kline Ages of Rock

March 8

Fillmore East Poster


fillmoree1968: West Coast rock promoter Bill Graham opens the Fillmore East in New York’s East Village. With the Fillmore West in San Francisco going strong, Graham now bookends the country. Big Brother and the Holding Company tops the bill for the first Fillmore East show. Also appearing are Albert King and Tim Buckley. Here’s Albert King doing Oh, Pretty Woman at the Fillmore East in 1970: