(1946 - 2014)
Gary Grimshaw was active/lived in Michigan, California. Gary Grimshaw is known for psychedelic music performance posters, album cover designs.
Biography Gary Grimshaw
Gary Grimshaw, Born February 25, 1946, Died January 13, 2014
Grimshaw was born in Detroit, and raised in Lincoln Park, Michigan.
In Detroit, promoter Russ Gibb hired him to perform light shows during rock performances at his new Grande Ballroom. Grimshaw designed the first poster for the Grande Ballroom, for a show on October 7, 1966, featuring the MC5 and billed as "A Dance Concert in the San Francisco Style". At a party about the same time, he met John Sinclair, a poet and jazz critic who had just been released from six months in jail on a marijuana conviction. That was the first time that Sinclair heard the MC5 perform, and he quickly became the band's manager and political mentor. Soon, Grimshaw was also designing post
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