Cut Copy

Brisbane music posters 1977–87

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Enjoyed Cut Copy, our latest exhibition? Dig deeper into the posters promoting the gigs, bands and venues of Brisbane's underground music scene 1977-1987 and share your own stories and photos from the era.

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