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Collection Number: 20451

Collection Title: Jason Lonon Poster Collection, 2004-2010

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Size 20 items
Abstract Jason Lonon is a graphic artist and musician who grew up near Los Angeles, Calif., before moving with his family to Burlington, N.C., in 1989. After four years and two combat deployments with the United States Marines, Lonon attended the School of Communication Arts in Raleigh, N.C., graduating with a technical degree in 3D modeling and animation. In 2002 he helped form the Greensboro, N.C., based rockabilly band The Tremors. In 2005, Lonon founded Death-Ray Design, a graphic design company through which he publishes posters, clothing, and other promotional printed items. The collection consists of 20 color printed posters advertising concerts and automobile shows, primarily in North Carolina. There are also posters for concerts in Austin, Tex., and Atlanta, Ga.
Creator Lonon, Jason.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Jason Lonon Poster Collection #20451, Southern Folklife Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alternate Form of Material
Poster images also exist in digital PDF format.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Jason Lonon of Burlington, N.C., in August 2010 (Acc. 101342).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Jason Lonon is a graphic artist and musician who grew up near Los Angeles, Calif., before moving with his family to Burlington, N.C., in 1989. After four years and two combat deployments with the United States Marines, Lonon attended the School of Communication Arts in Raleigh, N.C., graduating with a technical degree in 3D modeling and animation. In 2002, he helped form the Greensboro, N.C., based rockabilly band The Tremors. In 2005, Lonon founded Death-Ray Design, a graphic design company through which he publishes posters, clothing, and other promotional printed items.

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The collection consists of 20 color printed posters advertising concerts and automobile shows, primarily in North Carolina. There are also posters for concerts in Austin, Tex., and Atlanta, Ga.

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20 items.

Arrangement: Chronological.

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Rockabilly Showdown!, The Masquerade, Atlanta, Ga., 3 January 2004 #20451, Series: "Jason Lonon Poster Collection, 2004-2010." OP-20451/1

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Elvisfest!, Time Out Sports Bar, Chapel Hill, N.C., 9-10 January 2004 #20451, Series: "Jason Lonon Poster Collection, 2004-2010." OP-20451/2

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1st Annual Chicken Pickin' Rock N' Roll Revue, Ziggy's, Winston-Salem, N.C., 15 May 2004 #20451, Series: "Jason Lonon Poster Collection, 2004-2010." OP-20451/3

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Unknown Hinson, The Tremors, and Midget Wrastlin with the Halfpint Brawlers, Greene Street, Greensboro, N.C., 22 April 2006 #20451, Series: "Jason Lonon Poster Collection, 2004-2010." OP-20451/4

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Fourth Annual Cash Bash, The Milestone, and Puckett's Farm Equipment, Charlotte, N.C., 20-21 April 2007 #20451, Series: "Jason Lonon Poster Collection, 2004-2010." OP-20451/5

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A Rockabilly Christmas Party, Hideaway BBQ, Raleigh, N.C., 14 December 2007 #20451, Series: "Jason Lonon Poster Collection, 2004-2010." OP-20451/6

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Elvisfest 2008, Time Out Sports Bar, Chapel Hill, N.C., 11-12 January 2008 #20451, Series: "Jason Lonon Poster Collection, 2004-2010." OP-20451/7

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Cash Bash 5, Puckett's Farm Equipment and Tremont Music Hall, Charlotte, N.C., 4-5 April 2008 #20451, Series: "Jason Lonon Poster Collection, 2004-2010." OP-20451/8

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Zombie Party, The Cave, Chapel Hill, N.C., 18 May 2008 #20451, Series: "Jason Lonon Poster Collection, 2004-2010." OP-20451/9

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Road Rash Hot Rod Music Bash, Puckett's Farm Equipment, Charlotte, N.C., 5 June 2010 #20451, Series: "Jason Lonon Poster Collection, 2004-2010." OP-20451/10

Oversize Paper OP-20451/11

Rockabilly Revival 2: Hell on the Hill, He's Not Here, Chapel Hill, N.C., 28 June 2008 #20451, Series: "Jason Lonon Poster Collection, 2004-2010." OP-20451/11

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Heavy Rebel Weekender and Custom Car/Bike Show, The Millenium Center, Winston-Salem, N.C., 4-6 July 2008 #20451, Series: "Jason Lonon Poster Collection, 2004-2010." OP-20451/12

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The Traveling Hillbilly Roadshow and Rockin' Revue, Tremont Music Hall, Charlotte, N.C., 26 July 2008 #20451, Series: "Jason Lonon Poster Collection, 2004-2010." OP-20451/13

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A Night with Kelley & The Cowboys and The Tremors, The Garage, Winston-Salem, N.C., 27 September 2008 #20451, Series: "Jason Lonon Poster Collection, 2004-2010." OP-20451/14

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The Official 2nd Annual Port City Rumble!, Wilmington, N.C., 11 October 2008 #20451, Series: "Jason Lonon Poster Collection, 2004-2010." OP-20451/15

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Halloween Ho-Down!, The Continental Club, Austin, Tex., 31 October 2008 #20451, Series: "Jason Lonon Poster Collection, 2004-2010." OP-20451/16

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Halloween Hootenanny, Slims, Raleigh, N.C., 31 October 2008 #20451, Series: "Jason Lonon Poster Collection, 2004-2010." OP-20451/17

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Afterparty!!, Reservoir Bar, Carrboro N.C., 14 November 2008 #20451, Series: "Jason Lonon Poster Collection, 2004-2010." OP-20451/18

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Elvisfest 2010, Time Out Sports Bar, Chapel Hill, N.C., 8-9 January 2010 #20451, Series: "Jason Lonon Poster Collection, 2004-2010." OP-20451/19

Oversize Paper OP-20451/20

Instro Summit 2010, The Cave, Chapel Hill, N.C., 23-25 April 2010 #20451, Series: "Jason Lonon Poster Collection, 2004-2010." OP-20451/20

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Processing Information

Processed by: Martin Gengenbach, June 2011

Encoded by: Martin Gengenbach, June 2011

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