Belleville Gig Poster

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  • Belleville Gig Poster
  • One of the members of Belleville, a self described band from Leeds, got in touch with me to design a poster for a DIY gig he was putting on.
    He described the night as being a "3 band gypsy jazz/ old time country blues/ tuba cabaret honk type deal", which is not an easy description to ignore. I wanted the poster to reflect the old time style of the music of the bands performing without creating what would be a pastiche or tribute poster. It had to look modern enough to encourage people to attend, but retain a sense of style and class that's associated with times gone by.
    I put a few concepts towards Ben, my client, and we agreed on the sketch below as the design to pursue.
  • I also created an alternate design, based around the same theme, for the a5 flyer.