Josh Ritter – Cincinnati & Louisville Gig Posters

The next installments in my series of gig-posters are for Josh Ritter‘s upcoming shows at Taft Theatre in Cincinnati & Headliners in Louisville. For each poster, I wanted to tie the illustration directly to each city, and chose to illustrate a bridge from each place; the John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge in Cincinnati, and the John F. Kennedy Memorial Bridge in Louisville. Each poster will be four-color screen-printed and first available at their respective shows, with the remaining copies in my online store shortly after. I’ll be out on the road selling them in-person at the merch table, alongside my BFF Brian. [Click the images to enlarge]

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New mewithoutYou Shirts

My friends in mewithoutYou are headed back out on the road next month, and I’ve just finished up two new shirts that they’ll be selling at their merch table. Continuing with the theme of illustrating the songs of Ten Stories, the two new shirts are derived from the songs East Enders Wives and Aubergine, both of which I’ve included streaming below. The upcoming tour is co-headlined with Touché Amoré, and my friends in Caravels are opening on the second leg. I’ll be on the road with them for the last ten days on this tour, so come say hello!

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Featured in Mr. Cup’s Three Vol. 4

Let me preface this by mentioning that Mr. Cup’s Graphic Exchange is one of my all-time favorite inspiration blogs. So you can imagine how excited I was when he featured my work on his site a few months back. Now, he’s even published my posters for Josh Ritter in his THREE: The Graphic Exchange Magazine, Volume 04. You can purchase a digital PDF version of the magazine right here, which is about $9 USD.

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Parkland Brookside Farms

I come from a long line of Kentucky farmers, and today my family still owns over 800 acres of land that’s been passed down for many generations. Currently, my dad runs the operation, and my brother just recently moved back home to work there. For their  Christmas presents, I took to designing the first logo for the operation, and printed up a run of business cards for my dad and my brother. The main focus of the farm is raising beef cattle, so I included a vintage wood-block illustration of a steer, and used a blue for the Kentucky bluegrass. Take a look at them, below.

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New Josh Ritter Tour Apparel

The next Josh Ritter tour starts in one month, and I was able to design a bunch of the shirts that Brian will be selling at the merch table. I came up with an all new illustration for a crew-neck sweatshirt, and we also re-used two poster images for some shirts. The “palmistry” design is based on the lyric “…lovers with star-crossed wrists,” and it includes the tour dates on the back. If you’re going to see any of the shows, look for me at a couple of the midwestern dates! Or keep checking the online store.

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