Flyers for shows at The Backstage in Tucson from 1982 til 1983 when the place burned down. Of course these arent the only shows that occurred there, far from it; there were hundreds.

This collection includes 10 graciously donated by Mark Haswell. Mark writes:

My memory is totally hazy on what years these are from, although I'm sure they're all between Aug 81 and Mar 83, which is the period I lived in Tucson. 'JFA Back' is the back of the JFA flier, which I scanned at a higher res so you can (hopefully) read it, because it's pretty funny.

The Backstage is still one of my all-time favorite venues, and I've seen a bunch of them. It had so much going for it - sketchy neighborhood, two-foot-tall stage, perfect atmosphere, and the marvelous irony that, as I recall, the Backstage had no backstage - bands just piled their equipment up in the back of the room. I always enjoyed seeing the occasional holdover from the 'daytime clientele' sitting at the bar - someone who looked like they'd been there most of the day, and didn't bother to leave once the show started. Sometimes they'd have this look on their face like they were thinking they'd had enough to drink that maybe they'd been transported to a parallel universe. Which I suppose it was. Anyway - enjoy (Mark Haswell, December 2007)

a01-BlackFlagDec3-paint
a02-BlackFlagFri13th
a03-JFA-ParentsinTrash
a04-CrucialTrust-Surgeon a05-ConflictSoylentGreeneSoldier a06-GunClub-Backstage
a07-SeldomsYardTrauma(bunnies)
black flag  black flag 

jfa
junior achievement 

crucial trust soylent green  gun club  
yard trauma  
a08-RotteKappelle
a09-Vandals-Jan7
a10-CircleJerks-SocialD-ReaganCrossHairs
a11-DOA-Backstage a12-HalloweenEveCivilDeath
a13-Vandals-March11
a14-CivilDeath-RotteKappelle
soylent green meat puppets   vandals
circle jerks  
d.o.a.  civil death   vandals 
civil death
a15-CorporateWhoresPreHalloween
a16-HuskerDu-Dec28
a17-DOA-Backstage-2 a18-MinorThreat a19-HuskerDu-Jan18th
a20-HuskerDuPromo
corporate whores   conflict
husker du  
d.o.a.  minor threat   husker du
husker du  
a21-LostCause a22-Crucifix
a23-BattalionofSaints
a24-HariKari a25-ReddKrossSin34 a26-TSOL-Backstage
a27-CircleJerksBackstage
lost cause
shattered faith 
crucifix
Channel 3 
 
battalion of saints 
hari kari   red kross
sin 34
tsol 
circle jerks  
a28-SocialDJerrysKidz
social distortion Channel 3
Yard Trauma
JFA JFA (backside) Phantom Limbs
Phantom Limbs
 
Scream Tupelo Chain Sex Dementia    Corporate Whores "Backstage Pass"

 

 

 

   

 


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