Concert Vault
  1. Country: Reba's Salute to Patsy Cline Country Reba's Salute to Patsy Cline Appalachian Fair Aug 27, 1983 Country: Reba's Salute to Patsy Cline Appalachian Fair | Aug 27, 1983

    Country star Reba McIntire sings a medley of tunes made famous by the Country Music Hall of Famer in this 1983 set from the Appalachian Fair.

  2. Folk & Bluegrass: Leo Kottke Dazzles at the Greek, 1975 Folk & Bluegrass Leo Kottke Dazzles at the Greek, 1975 Greek Theatre Sep 21, 1975 Folk & Bluegrass: Leo Kottke Dazzles at the Greek, 1975 Greek Theatre | Sep 21, 1975

    The acoustic guitar virtuoso plays tunes from Regards From Chuck Pink along with a jaw-dropping slide medley featuring "San Antonio Rose."

  3. Indie: Video: The Blacks' Garage Noir Indie Video: The Blacks' Garage Noir Great American Music Hall Feb 29, 2008 Indie: Video: The Blacks' Garage Noir Great American Music Hall | Feb 29, 2008 watch video

    Front-woman Luisa Black fronts the Jesus and Mary Chain-inspired trio on raw, distortion-laced tunes from Tiger Songs and Nom de Guerre.

  4. Blues: Video: Susan Tedeschi at Newport Blues Video: Susan Tedeschi at Newport Newport Jazz Festival Aug 12, 2007 Blues: Video: Susan Tedeschi at Newport Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 12, 2007 watch video

    The soulful singer and real-deal guitar slinger digs in on "Just Won't Burn" and the gospel-tinged "The Feeling Music Brings" in 2007.

  5. Rock: Santana Becomes A Star Rock Santana Becomes A Star Palladium Feb 9, 1978 Rock: Santana Becomes A Star Palladium | Feb 9, 1978

    August 17th 1998, Carlos Santana gets a star on Hollywood's Walk Of Fame. Check out the man at work 20 years earlier in 1978.

  6. Blues: Fred McDowell's Worried Life Blues Blues Fred McDowell's Worried Life Blues Newport Folk Festival Jul 27, 1968 Blues: Fred McDowell's Worried Life Blues Newport Folk Festival | Jul 27, 1968

    The Mississippi blues man showcases his slide guitar and rough-hewn vocals in this 1968 Newport Folk Festival set.

  7. Comedy: Andy Kaufman's Dadaist Humor Comedy Andy Kaufman's Dadaist Humor Comedy: Andy Kaufman's Dadaist Humor Andy Kaufman at Catch a Rising Star

    The comedian makes a special guest appearance at the 10th anniversary party for New York's Catch a Rising Star in 1982.

  8. Country: Uncut: Willie Nelson Unplugged, '98 Country Uncut: Willie Nelson Unplugged, '98 Tramps Mar 11, 1998 Country: Uncut: Willie Nelson Unplugged, '98 Tramps | Mar 11, 1998

    The prolific singer-songwriter performs "Whiskey River," "Crazy," "On the Road Again" and many others in this intimate two-hour set.

  9. Rock: New Riders of the Purple Sage in NYC, 1973 Rock New Riders of the Purple Sage in NYC, 1973 Academy of Music Nov 24, 1973 Rock: New Riders of the Purple Sage in NYC, 1973 Academy of Music | Nov 24, 1973

    Hear the New Riders just as they were shifting from a Dead side project to a fully realized band with their own following and fan base.

  10. Indie: Video: Great Peacock at SXSW, 2013 Indie Video: Great Peacock at SXSW, 2013 Stage On Sixth Mar 16, 2013 Indie: Video: Great Peacock at SXSW, 2013 Stage On Sixth | Mar 16, 2013 watch video

    The Nashville band led by Andrew Nelson and Blount Floyd performs country-tinged folk-rock tunes like "Summer Song" and "Tennessee."

  11. Comedy: Bob Hope Lends a Hand Comedy Bob Hope Lends a Hand Henry J. Kaiser Auditorium Nov 26, 1989 Comedy: Bob Hope Lends a Hand Henry J. Kaiser Auditorium | Nov 26, 1989 watch video

    After the Bay Area suffered the '89 Earthquake, Bill Graham reached out to a comedy legend to tell jokes and raise money.

  12. Rock: Leon Russell's Raspy Rock Rock Leon Russell's Raspy Rock Fillmore East Nov 20, 1970 Rock: Leon Russell's Raspy Rock Fillmore East | Nov 20, 1970

    The smoothness of his piano and the roughness of his voice make Leon Russell performances memorable like no other.

  13. Rock: Santana at Golden Gate Park, '91 Rock Santana at Golden Gate Park, '91 Golden Gate Park Nov 3, 1991 Rock: Santana at Golden Gate Park, '91 Golden Gate Park | Nov 3, 1991

    Carlos conjures the spirit of Jimi Hendrix on a searing, salsafied rendition of "Third Stone from the Sun" in this Bill Graham tribute.

  14. Rock: New Release: Greg Kihn Band at the Ritz, '81 Rock New Release: Greg Kihn Band at the Ritz, '81 Ritz Aug 12, 1981 Rock: New Release: Greg Kihn Band at the Ritz, '81 Ritz | Aug 12, 1981

    The guitarist-singer-songwriter performs his '80s anthem "The Breakup Song (They Don't Write 'Em)" and other tunes from Rockihnroll.

  15. Rock: Just Added: James Brown Doin' It To Death Rock Just Added: James Brown Doin' It To Death Stars Ballroom Dec 17, 1977 Rock: Just Added: James Brown Doin' It To Death Stars Ballroom | Dec 17, 1977

    The dynamic Godfather of Soul ignites the stage with funk classics like "Sex Machine," "Cold Sweat" and "Soul Power" in a '77 set from Boston.

  16. Indie: The Bacon Brothers at Paste Studios Indie The Bacon Brothers at Paste Studios Paste Studios Jul 19, 2016 Indie: The Bacon Brothers at Paste Studios Paste Studios | Jul 19, 2016 watch video

    Michael and Kevin Bacon cover the Beatles' "If I Needed Someone" and play their own tunes "36 Cents," "Bus" and "Driver" in this 2016 video.

  17. Jazz: Hippest Sh*t from the Vault Jazz Hippest Sh*t from the Vault Jazz: Hippest Sh*t from the Vault Hippest Sh*t from the Vault

    This playlist culled from classic Newport Jazz Festival concerts is guaranteed to please hard bop aficionados.

  18. Rock: Bruce Springsteen at Winterland, 1978 Rock Bruce Springsteen at Winterland, 1978 Winterland Dec 15, 1978 Rock: Bruce Springsteen at Winterland, 1978 Winterland | Dec 15, 1978

    Get comfortable, 'cuz all the stories are true - the E Street Band came to play, and they're not gonna stop until the roof caves in!

  19. Rock: The Who Take On the Fillmore East Rock The Who Take On the Fillmore East Fillmore East Apr 6, 1968 Rock: The Who Take On the Fillmore East Fillmore East | Apr 6, 1968

    Recorded the second night of their premiere run at the illustrious venue, this concert captures the band's legendary energy and intensity.

  20. Folk & Bluegrass: Murder Ballads Playlist Folk & Bluegrass Murder Ballads Playlist Folk & Bluegrass: Murder Ballads Playlist Folk That: Murder Ballads

    Here are our favorite twisted tales of jealousy, betrayal, and murder, conveyed in the great folk tradition by Joan Baez, Jerry Garcia, Taj Mahal and more.

  21. Rock: Yes Strolls Through the Garden Rock Yes Strolls Through the Garden Boston Garden Dec 11, 1974 Rock: Yes Strolls Through the Garden Boston Garden | Dec 11, 1974

    The whimsical art-rockers explored their fusion fancy at the Boston Garden, but the climax of the show was a loose and raw "Roundabout."

  22. Indie: The Civil Wars: 'Disarm' Indie The Civil Wars: 'Disarm' Stage On Sixth Mar 16, 2011 Indie: The Civil Wars: 'Disarm' Stage On Sixth | Mar 16, 2011 watch video

    Watch a gorgeous cover of the Smashing Pumpkins tune recorded at the 2011 SXSW Festival.

  23. Country: The Rumour Backs Carlene Carter Country The Rumour Backs Carlene Carter Bottom Line Jul 18, 1978 Country: The Rumour Backs Carlene Carter Bottom Line | Jul 18, 1978

    Known for backing Graham Parker, the English journeymen also gave a modern twist to the sounds of country royalty, June Carter's daughter Carlene.

  24. Folk & Bluegrass: The Oldest Living Troubadour Folk & Bluegrass The Oldest Living Troubadour Ash Grove Aug 25, 1964 Folk & Bluegrass: The Oldest Living Troubadour Ash Grove | Aug 25, 1964

    Ramblin' Jack Elliott taught Bob Dylan how to flat pick, and even loaned Dylan his harmonica holder, which he never got back.

  25. Interviews: Tina Turner's Long Road to the Top Interviews Tina Turner's Long Road to the Top Jan 20, 1985 Interviews: Tina Turner's Long Road to the Top Jan 20, 1985

    In 1984 at the age of 44, Tina Turner finally hit #1. Hear her talk about her first #1 single in this interview less than a year later.

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  1. Rock: New Release: Pink Floyd from '87, Set 2 Rock New Release: Pink Floyd from '87, Set 2 Meadowlands Arena Oct 11, 1987 Rock: New Release: Pink Floyd from '87, Set 2 Meadowlands Arena | Oct 11, 1987

    Wish you were there? See what it would have been like with the 2nd set of this concert from the 'A Momentary Lapse of Reason' tour.

  2. Rock: Have a Green Christmas With Cypress Hill Rock Have a Green Christmas With Cypress Hill Woodstock 94 Aug 14, 1994 Rock: Have a Green Christmas With Cypress Hill Woodstock 94 | Aug 14, 1994 watch video

    This So-Cal crew is one of the best-selling Latin hip hop groups of all time. It's also possible that they may occasionally smoke marijuana.

  3. Jazz: Ike Isaacs with Stephane Grappelli Jazz Ike Isaacs with Stephane Grappelli Great American Music Hall Mar 19, 1976 Jazz: Ike Isaacs with Stephane Grappelli Great American Music Hall | Mar 19, 1976

    The guitarist from Rangoon, Burma was best known for his work with the great French violinist. Hear them together in a 1976 concert.

  4. Rock: Funk Fridays: G. Love & Special Sauce Rock Funk Fridays: G. Love & Special Sauce Woodstock 99 East Stage Jul 23, 1999 Rock: Funk Fridays: G. Love & Special Sauce Woodstock 99 East Stage | Jul 23, 1999 watch video

    The gangly Philly funkateer rips it up with his raw, rockin' trio in this concert video from the 1999 Woodstock Festival.

  5. Indie: Alabama Shakes' Startling Debut Indie Alabama Shakes' Startling Debut Echo Mountain Recording Apr 5, 2012 Indie: Alabama Shakes' Startling Debut Echo Mountain Recording | Apr 5, 2012

    Guitarist-singer Brittany Howard leads the Athens, Alabama-based band on a set of tunes from 2012's Grammy-nominated Boys & Girls.

  6. Rock: Video: Jerry Lee Lewis at Hofstra, '72 Rock Video: Jerry Lee Lewis at Hofstra, '72 Hofstra University Nov 2, 1972 Rock: Video: Jerry Lee Lewis at Hofstra, '72 Hofstra University | Nov 2, 1972 watch video

    From gospel-tinged vocals to playing the piano with his cowboy boot, this clip is a perfect distillation of the Killer's audacious genius.

  7. Comedy: Groucho Marx in '72 Comedy Groucho Marx in '72 Masonic Auditorium Aug 11, 1972 Comedy: Groucho Marx in '72 Masonic Auditorium | Aug 11, 1972

    The comedy legend recalls some of his favorite childhood anecdotes including his first love and his namesake.

  8. Rock: Aerosmith Comes to Central Park Rock Aerosmith Comes to Central Park Central Park Aug 29, 1975 Rock: Aerosmith Comes to Central Park Central Park | Aug 29, 1975

    Back in August of '75 the screamin' demon and his band headed to New York to play this rocking set.

  9. Blues: Corey Harris' Downhome Blues Blues Corey Harris' Downhome Blues Tramps Aug 28, 1998 Blues: Corey Harris' Downhome Blues Tramps | Aug 28, 1998

    The young blues scholar plays Memphis Minnie's "Bumble Bee Blues," Skip James' "Hard Time Killing Floor" and other Delta numbers in 1998.

  10. Blues: The Loading Zone Brings in the Horns Blues The Loading Zone Brings in the Horns Fillmore Auditorium Feb 10, 1968 Blues: The Loading Zone Brings in the Horns Fillmore Auditorium | Feb 10, 1968

    The Loading Zone meld genres in this 1967 set where their horn section gives a funky flavor to their blues rock sound.

  11. Rock: Sly Stone at the Fillmore East, '68 Rock Sly Stone at the Fillmore East, '68 Fillmore East Oct 5, 1968 Rock: Sly Stone at the Fillmore East, '68 Fillmore East | Oct 5, 1968

    The 71-year-old funk legend was recently awarded $5 million in lost royalties by an LA jury. Hear him throwing down back in the day.

  12. Blues: NEW: T. Blade & The Fabulous Esquires Blues NEW: T. Blade & The Fabulous Esquires May 9, 1981 Blues: NEW: T. Blade & The Fabulous Esquires May 9, 1981

    Guitarist Steve (T. Blade) Berkowitz (now A&R/blues archivist at Sony/Legacy) leads the Boston band on a set of jump blues in 1981.

  13. Rock: Groovin' With Booker T. & The M.G.'s Rock Groovin' With Booker T. & The M.G.'s Bottom Line Jun 19, 1977 Rock: Groovin' With Booker T. & The M.G.'s Bottom Line | Jun 19, 1977

    The instrumental group led by organist Booker T. Jones reprises its 1960 hits "Green Onions" and "Time Is Tight" the Bottom Line, 1977.

  14. Jazz: Return to Forever at Carnegie Hall Jazz Return to Forever at Carnegie Hall Carnegie Hall Jul 3, 1974 Jazz: Return to Forever at Carnegie Hall Carnegie Hall | Jul 3, 1974

    This concert from Return To Forever, the reigning fusion juggernaut of its day, marks their first performance with the fiery young guitarist Al Di Meola.

  15. Rock: The Blizzard of Ozz Rock The Blizzard of Ozz St. Denis Theatre Jul 28, 1981 Rock: The Blizzard of Ozz St. Denis Theatre | Jul 28, 1981

    As ski resorts open this weekend from Lake Tahoe to Maine, who better to trumpet the arrival of fresh snow than Ozzy?

  16. Rock: Alice Cooper Back on the Road Rock Alice Cooper Back on the Road Capitol Theatre Oct 10, 1981 Rock: Alice Cooper Back on the Road Capitol Theatre | Oct 10, 1981 watch video

    The theatrical rocker kicks off his 2014 summer tour this week. See him perform "No More Mr. Nice Guy" and "School's Out" in this 1981 video.

  17. Jazz: Video: Dave Holland Big Band at Newport Jazz Video: Dave Holland Big Band at Newport JVC Jazz Festival Aug 15, 2005 Jazz: Video: Dave Holland Big Band at Newport JVC Jazz Festival | Aug 15, 2005 watch video

    The bassist-composer leads his potent large ensemble on "Monterey Suite," "Last Minute Man" and other tunes from Overtime in 2005.

  18. Interviews: Zappa Sounds Off Interviews Zappa Sounds Off Nov 6, 1975 Interviews: Zappa Sounds Off Nov 6, 1975

    The irascible guitarist-composer-satirist discusses Alban Berg, Elliott Carter, Charles Ives, the Beatles and his Bongo Fury in a '75 interview.

  19. Interviews: The Funky George Duke Interviews The Funky George Duke May 5, 1978 Interviews: The Funky George Duke May 5, 1978

    Listen in on this 1978 recording to hear Duke's thoughts on the Dukey Stick, Sheila E., Shuggie Otis and more.

  20. Rock: Video: Grateful Dead With Special Guests Rock Video: Grateful Dead With Special Guests Moscone Center May 28, 1982 Rock: Video: Grateful Dead With Special Guests Moscone Center | May 28, 1982 watch video

    Boz Scaggs and Quicksilver Messenger Service guitarist John Cipollina sit in with the Dead on Robert Johnson's "Walkin' Blues" in this 1982 set.

  21. Jazz: Video: George Benson & the Big Boss Band Jazz Video: George Benson & the Big Boss Band Newport Jazz Festival Aug 19, 1990 Jazz: Video: George Benson & the Big Boss Band Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 19, 1990 watch video

    The great guitarist-singer performs "Without a Song," "Skylark," "I Only Have Eyes for You" with the Count Basie Orchestra at '90 Newport.

  22. Rock: Jimi Hendrix Opens Electric Lady Studios Rock Jimi Hendrix Opens Electric Lady Studios Rock: Jimi Hendrix Opens Electric Lady Studios Artists of Electric Lady Studios

    This star studded playlist of Electric Lady artists commemorates the opening of Hendrix's famed studio, 42 years ago.

  23. Rock: Mink DeVille's Cadillac Walk Rock Mink DeVille's Cadillac Walk Bottom Line Jul 1, 1977 Rock: Mink DeVille's Cadillac Walk Bottom Line | Jul 1, 1977

    Singer Willy DeVille leads one of the original CBGB house bands through "Venue of Avenue D" and "Gunslinger" in this 1979 set.

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