Concert Vault
  1. Blues: Mike Bloomfield Shreds Blues Mike Bloomfield Shreds Record Plant Nov 10, 1974 Blues: Mike Bloomfield Shreds Record Plant | Nov 10, 1974

    Mike Bloomfield was one of the most underrated and influential blues musicians of his time. Hear him tear the house down in this superb 1974 recording.

  2. 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.

  3. Country: Reba McEntire Plays Patsy Cline Country Reba McEntire Plays Patsy Cline Appalachian Fair Aug 27, 1983 Country: Reba McEntire Plays Patsy Cline Appalachian Fair | Aug 27, 1983

    Reba pays tribute to Nashville legend Patsy Cline in this superb show from 1983 in Tennessee.

  4. Rock: MC5 Rocks the Motor City Rock MC5 Rocks the Motor City Grande Ballroom Oct 30, 1968 Rock: MC5 Rocks the Motor City Grande Ballroom | Oct 30, 1968

    The rebellious proto-punk band performs angry anthems like "Kick Out the Jams" and "I'm Mad Like Elridge Cleaver" in this 1968 concert.

  5. Jazz: The Bill Evans Trio Comes Out Swinging Jazz The Bill Evans Trio Comes Out Swinging Newport Jazz Festival Jul 2, 1967 Jazz: The Bill Evans Trio Comes Out Swinging Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 2, 1967

    Whether you're a lifelong fan, or just know Evans' piano prowess from Miles Davis’ Kind of Blue, check out this great concert from '67.

  6. Rock: Robert Gordon & The Wild Cats at Paradise Rock Robert Gordon & The Wild Cats at Paradise Paradise Mar 22, 1979 Rock: Robert Gordon & The Wild Cats at Paradise Paradise | Mar 22, 1979

    The retro rockabilly singer performs 1957 hits "Twenty Flight Rock," "Red Hot" and "Flying Saucer Rock 'n' Roll" in this '87 set from Boston.

  7. Rock: 20 Years of Cowboy Junkies Rock 20 Years of Cowboy Junkies Newport Folk Festival Aug 2, 2008 Rock: 20 Years of Cowboy Junkies Newport Folk Festival | Aug 2, 2008 watch video

    The Toronto-based band celebrated the anniversary of 1988's The Trinity Sessions album with this performance at 2008 Newport.

  8. Blues: Stevie Ray Vaughan's Righteous Riffs Blues Stevie Ray Vaughan's Righteous Riffs Capitol Theatre Sep 21, 1985 Blues: Stevie Ray Vaughan's Righteous Riffs Capitol Theatre | Sep 21, 1985 watch video

    The late Texas guitar hero unleashes his fabled chops on "Say What!" and other tunes from Soul to Soul in this 1985 concert video.

  9. Comedy: Video: Flying Karamazov Bros. in Oakland Comedy Video: Flying Karamazov Bros. in Oakland Oakland Auditorium Dec 31, 1981 Comedy: Video: Flying Karamazov Bros. in Oakland Oakland Auditorium | Dec 31, 1981 watch video

    The multi-faceted new vaudevillians from Santa Cruz perform their death-defying (and hilarious) juggling routines in this 1981 set.

  10. Indie: The Hold Steady at SXSW in Austin Indie The Hold Steady at SXSW in Austin Club de Ville Mar 20, 2009 Indie: The Hold Steady at SXSW in Austin Club de Ville | Mar 20, 2009 watch video

    Frontman Craig Finn leads the Brooklyn-based alt-rock band on tunes from Boys and Girls in America and Stay Positive in this 2009 set.

  11. Rock: Gov't Mule at Tramps, 1996 Rock Gov't Mule at Tramps, 1996 Tramps Jul 15, 1996 Rock: Gov't Mule at Tramps, 1996 Tramps | Jul 15, 1996

    Guitarist Warren Haynes leads the jam band on "Grinning' in Your Face" from their self-titled debut and a raunchy cover of "Young Man Blues."

  12. Folk & Bluegrass: Vassar Clements Meets Jethro Burns Folk & Bluegrass Vassar Clements Meets Jethro Burns Amazingrace Nov 24, 1973 Folk & Bluegrass: Vassar Clements Meets Jethro Burns Amazingrace | Nov 24, 1973

    The great fiddler squares off with the mandolin maestro on "Please Release Me," "Take the A Train" and "Orange Blossom Special" in this uncut '73 set.

  13. Rock: Stevie Ray Vaughan Digs In Rock Stevie Ray Vaughan Digs In Spectrum Montreal Aug 17, 1984 Rock: Stevie Ray Vaughan Digs In Spectrum Montreal | Aug 17, 1984

    The Texas guitar slinger plays with typical intensity on "Say What!," "Couldn't Stand the Weather" and "Texas Flood" in this '84 set.

  14. Rock: Video: Grateful Dead in '77 Rock Video: Grateful Dead in '77 Capitol Theatre Apr 26, 1977 Rock: Video: Grateful Dead in '77 Capitol Theatre | Apr 26, 1977 watch video

    Hear the original jam band premiere tunes from Terrapin Station and cover the Young Rascals' "Good Lovin'" at the Capitol Theater.

  15. Rock: NEW: Fingerprintz at Paradise, 1980 Rock NEW: Fingerprintz at Paradise, 1980 Paradise Oct 22, 1980 Rock: NEW: Fingerprintz at Paradise, 1980 Paradise | Oct 22, 1980

    The Brit new wave band, led by guitarist-singer Jimmie O'Neill, plays "Criminal Love" and "Bulletproof Love" from Distinguishing Marks.

  16. Rock: Uncut: Boston in '87 Rock Uncut: Boston in '87 Alpine Valley Music Theatre Aug 7, 1987 Rock: Uncut: Boston in '87 Alpine Valley Music Theatre | Aug 7, 1987

    Still going strong after a decade of rocking, the band was recorded in this concert in 1987 is during their tour in support of the #1 album Third Stage.

  17. Interviews: Jerry Garcia on Movies, ESP and LSD Interviews Jerry Garcia on Movies, ESP and LSD Aug 6, 1975 Interviews: Jerry Garcia on Movies, ESP and LSD Aug 6, 1975

    In this 1975 interview with Mary Travers, Jerry discusses making a Grateful Dead film, Kesey's Acid Tests and developing band chemistry.

  18. Indie: Little Hurricane's Fuzz-Inflected Manifesto Indie Little Hurricane's Fuzz-Inflected Manifesto Big Orange Studios Feb 23, 2012 Indie: Little Hurricane's Fuzz-Inflected Manifesto Big Orange Studios | Feb 23, 2012

    San Diego duo of guitarist-frontman Anthony "Tone" Catalano and drummer Celeste "C.C." Spina plays "Superblues" and others at SXSW.

  19. Jazz: New Release: Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Band Jazz New Release: Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Band Newport Jazz Festival Jul 2, 1966 Jazz: New Release: Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Band Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 2, 1966

    The big band juggernaut, a modern jazz institution, performs in its earliest incarnation at the 1966 Newport Jazz Festival.

  20. Rock: ZZ Top's Texas Crunch Rock ZZ Top's Texas Crunch Capitol Theatre May 4, 1980 Rock: ZZ Top's Texas Crunch Capitol Theatre | May 4, 1980

    Billy Gibbons leads the bearded power trio on "Cheap Sunglasses," "La Grange," "Tush" and a cover of "Jailhouse Rock" in this 1980 set.

  21. Rock: The Beach Boys Meet the Grateful Dead Rock The Beach Boys Meet the Grateful Dead Fillmore East Apr 27, 1971 Rock: The Beach Boys Meet the Grateful Dead Fillmore East | Apr 27, 1971

    Brian Wilson and crew join the Dead on "Riot In Cell Block #9," "Okie From Muskogee" and "Johnny B. Goode" in this '71 Fillmore East set.

  22. Rock: Wayne Cochran's Raucous R&B Rock Wayne Cochran's Raucous R&B Fillmore West Apr 1, 1971 Rock: Wayne Cochran's Raucous R&B Fillmore West | Apr 1, 1971

    With his white pompadour and powerhouse 12-piece band, the White Knight of Soul covers Sam & Dave, Otis Redding and Wilson Pickett at this 1971 concert.

  23. Rock: Steve Miller Meets Chuck Berry Rock Steve Miller Meets Chuck Berry Winterland Mar 18, 1967 Rock: Steve Miller Meets Chuck Berry Winterland | Mar 18, 1967

    Miller's band backs Berry on classics like "School Days," "Sweet Little Sixteen," "Reelin' and "Rockin'" and "My Ding-a-Ling" in this '67 set.

  24. Folk & Bluegrass: Video: Jerry Garcia & Bob Weir Unplugged Folk & Bluegrass Video: Jerry Garcia & Bob Weir Unplugged Oakland Coliseum Arena Dec 4, 1988 Folk & Bluegrass: Video: Jerry Garcia & Bob Weir Unplugged Oakland Coliseum Arena | Dec 4, 1988 watch video

    The two Grateful Dead frontmen are joined by Neil Young on harmonica on "Wang Dang Doodle" and also play "Ripple" in this '88 acoustic set.

  25. Blues: Remembering Junior Wells Blues Remembering Junior Wells Blues: Remembering Junior Wells Junior Wells Playlist

    Celebrate the blues harp ace with a playlist comprised of performances from 1968 and 1978 featuring Wells and longtime partner, guitarist Buddy Guy.

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  1. Jazz: Barney & Herb's Swinging Strings Jazz Barney & Herb's Swinging Strings Great American Music Hall Jun 28, 1975 Jazz: Barney & Herb's Swinging Strings Great American Music Hall | Jun 28, 1975

    Barney Kessel joins Great Guitars partner Herb Ellis on "Crazy Rhythm," "Broadway" and Charlie Christian's "Seven Come Eleven" in this '75 set.

  2. Comedy: Jackie Mason: Brand New Comedy Jackie Mason: Brand New New York City Jun 11, 1991 Comedy: Jackie Mason: Brand New New York City | Jun 11, 1991

    The standup (and voice of Rabbi Hyman Krustofski in "The Simpsons") skewers politics, Jewish-Gentile differences and more in this '91 concert.

  3. Indie: Two Gallants Announce 2012 Tour Indie Two Gallants Announce 2012 Tour Studio Paradiso Sep 14, 2012 Indie: Two Gallants Announce 2012 Tour Studio Paradiso | Sep 14, 2012

    Adam Stephens and Tyson Vogel are back on the road behind a new album, hear 4 new tracks from their recent Daytrotter session here.

  4. Rock: New Release: U2 at Madison Square Garden Rock New Release: U2 at Madison Square Garden Madison Square Garden Sep 28, 1987 Rock: New Release: U2 at Madison Square Garden Madison Square Garden | Sep 28, 1987

    With their expansive, anthemic sound perfected on 1987's The Joshua Tree, U2 was poised to conquer the world, stadium by stadium.

  5. Jazz: The Sweetest Sounds of Sarah Vaughan Jazz The Sweetest Sounds of Sarah Vaughan Newport Jazz Festival Jul 5, 1964 Jazz: The Sweetest Sounds of Sarah Vaughan Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 5, 1964

    The elegant and swinging vocalist, affectionately known as "Sassy" or "The Divine One," casts her spell at the 1964 Newport Jazz Festival.

  6. Rock: Borat as Freddie Mercury? Rock Borat as Freddie Mercury? Maida Vale Studio Oct 28, 1977 Rock: Borat as Freddie Mercury? Maida Vale Studio | Oct 28, 1977

    Brian May recently dispelled rumors of Sascha Baron Cohen starring as the late Queen frontman in an upcoming bio pic. Hear them in 1977.

  7. Rock: Jimi Hendrix Experience at Winterland, 1968 Rock Jimi Hendrix Experience at Winterland, 1968 Winterland Oct 11, 1968 Rock: Jimi Hendrix Experience at Winterland, 1968 Winterland | Oct 11, 1968

    Hear the guitar god stretch on an 18-minute version of "Are You Experienced?" and a 13-minute version of his slow blues "Red House."

  8. Indie: Aimee Mann Unplugged at Daytrotter Indie Aimee Mann Unplugged at Daytrotter Daytrotter Studio Oct 6, 2008 Indie: Aimee Mann Unplugged at Daytrotter Daytrotter Studio | Oct 6, 2008

    Former 'Til Tuesday singer performs "31 Today," "Freeway" and other confessional tunes from her album @#%&*! Smilers in this 2008 set.

  9. Jazz: Cookin' With the Horace Silver Quintet Jazz Cookin' With the Horace Silver Quintet Newport Jazz Festival Jul 3, 1959 Jazz: Cookin' With the Horace Silver Quintet Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 3, 1959

    The pianist and prolific composer introduces "Blowin' the Blues Away" and "Cookin' at the Continental" at the 1959 Newport Jazz Festival.

  10. Rock: Uncut: Morris Day & The Time Rock Uncut: Morris Day & The Time Minneapolis, MN Oct 9, 1983 Rock: Uncut: Morris Day & The Time Minneapolis, MN | Oct 9, 1983

    The Minneapolis funk band, portrayed as Prince's rivals in the film Purple Rain, perform "The Walk" and "The Bird" in this 1983 concert.

  11. Blues: Albert King Breaks It Down Blues Albert King Breaks It Down Fillmore East Jun 27, 1971 Blues: Albert King Breaks It Down Fillmore East | Jun 27, 1971

    With a few concrete examples and some face-melting guitar-work, Albert King gives a synopsis of the blues in the days before Powerpoint.

  12. Comedy: Brad Garrett at the Improv Comedy Brad Garrett at the Improv Improv May 23, 1988 Comedy: Brad Garrett at the Improv Improv | May 23, 1988

    The fan-favorite from Everybody Loves Raymond and 'Til Death kicks off this sampler from the famed comedy club.

  13. Interviews: Alvin Lee, Beyond Ten Years After Interviews Alvin Lee, Beyond Ten Years After Sep 19, 1975 Interviews: Alvin Lee, Beyond Ten Years After Sep 19, 1975

    Remember the late Alvin Lee as he talks with Mary Travers in 1975 about why he left Ten Years After and how his newest album was recorded.

  14. Rock: Get Slade for Christmas Rock Get Slade for Christmas Winterland May 6, 1973 Rock: Get Slade for Christmas Winterland | May 6, 1973

    Though their holiday hit "Merry Xmas Everybody" had yet to be released, there's still plenty of festive cheer during this 1973 concert.

  15. Rock: Video: The Zombies Reunion at Paste Studios Rock Video: The Zombies Reunion at Paste Studios Paste Studios May 10, 2016 Rock: Video: The Zombies Reunion at Paste Studios Paste Studios | May 10, 2016 watch video

    Rod Argent, keyboardist and founder of the British Invasion band, joins singer Colin Blunstone on "Time of the Season" and "She's Not There."

  16. Folk & Bluegrass: Positively Uncut Bob Dylan Folk & Bluegrass Positively Uncut Bob Dylan Folk & Bluegrass: Positively Uncut Bob Dylan A Bob Dylan Solo Playlist

    The iconic singer-songwriter and recent Nobel Prize winner performs solo versions of "Just Like a Woman" and "Girl From the North Country."

  17. Blues: Son House's Slashing Slide Style Blues Son House's Slashing Slide Style Ash Grove Mar 2, 1968 Blues: Son House's Slashing Slide Style Ash Grove | Mar 2, 1968

    The Delta bluesman, a peer of pioneers Charley Patton and Blind Lemon Jefferson, delivers with raw, emotional intensity in a '68 Ash Grove set.

  18. Rock: Umphrey's McGee Daytrotter Debut Rock Umphrey's McGee Daytrotter Debut Daytrotter Studio Jan 5, 2012 Rock: Umphrey's McGee Daytrotter Debut Daytrotter Studio | Jan 5, 2012

    Hear Umphrey's McGee, rulers of the jamband circuit, abandon their lengthy improvisations in favor of songcraft in their debut Daytrotter session from 2012.

  19. Interviews: Time With Tina Turner Interviews Time With Tina Turner Jan 20, 1985 Interviews: Time With Tina Turner Jan 20, 1985

    Learn a thing or two from the crowned Queen of Rock with this personal interview, only a year after her hit "What's Love Got to Do With It?"

  20. Rock: Radiohead's Dark, Cryptic Muse Rock Radiohead's Dark, Cryptic Muse Tramps Jun 1, 1995 Rock: Radiohead's Dark, Cryptic Muse Tramps | Jun 1, 1995

    The Brit art rock band just released its ninth studio album, A Moon Shaped Pool. Hear them premiere The Bends in this '85 Tramps set.

  21. Indie: Gringo Star's Garage Appeal Indie Gringo Star's Garage Appeal Indie: Gringo Star's Garage Appeal Gringo Star playlist

    The Atlanta-based band plays "March of the Gringo" and other tunes from 2008's All Y'all and 2011's Count Yer Lucky Stars in this playlist.

  22. Indie: Mumford & Sons and Friends Indie Mumford & Sons and Friends Dixon High School Oct 1, 2012 Indie: Mumford & Sons and Friends Dixon High School | Oct 1, 2012

    The core four performs folksy tunes with clawhammer banjo player Abigail Washburn and guitarist-singer Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes.

  23. Jazz: Sir John Dankworth Swings Jazz Sir John Dankworth Swings Newport Jazz Festival Jul 3, 1959 Jazz: Sir John Dankworth Swings Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 3, 1959

    The British big bandleader, who was knighted in 2006, makes his first appearance in the United States at the 1959 Newport Jazz Festival.

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