Concert Vault
  1. Blues: Robin Trower Rolling Stoned in Chi-Town Blues Robin Trower Rolling Stoned in Chi-Town Chicago, IL Dec 5, 1976 Blues: Robin Trower Rolling Stoned in Chi-Town Chicago, IL | Dec 5, 1976

    Hear Robin Trower veer away from his blues roots and embrace a more progressive, "dream-like" guitar style in this scorching show from '76.

  2. Rock: Sittin' In With the Grateful Dead Rock Sittin' In With the Grateful Dead Rock: Sittin' In With the Grateful Dead Sitting In With The Dead

    Dig a playlist featuring Janis Joplin, Duane Allman, The Beach Boys, Neil Young, John Fogerty, and more sharing a stage with the Dead.

  3. Rock: Joe Satriani-Surfing with the Alien Rock Joe Satriani-Surfing with the Alien Fillmore Auditorium Apr 16, 1988 Rock: Joe Satriani-Surfing with the Alien Fillmore Auditorium | Apr 16, 1988

    Joe Satriani's Surfing with the Alien, released in '87, charted surprisingly high for an all-instrumental album. 'Satchurate' yourself in this hometown show.

  4. Country: Tammy Wynette's Plaintive Tales Country Tammy Wynette's Plaintive Tales Mar 13, 1982 Country: Tammy Wynette's Plaintive Tales Mar 13, 1982

    The "First Lady of Country Music" performs her hits "D-I-V-O-R-C-E," "Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad" and "Stand By Your Man" in 1982.

  5. Jazz: Ray Charles At Newport Jazz Ray Charles At Newport Newport Jazz Festival Jul 2, 1960 Jazz: Ray Charles At Newport Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 2, 1960

    Hear 30 year old Ray Charles play a perfect set at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1960.

  6. Indie: Forecastle Festival Playlist Indie Forecastle Festival Playlist Indie: Forecastle Festival Playlist 2013 Forecastle Festival Playlist

    Louisville's annual music & bourbon blowout is right around the corner. Now fortify yourself with these CV favorites like Grace Potter & Dawes.

  7. Rock: Kool & the Gang at Paul's Mall Rock Kool & the Gang at Paul's Mall Paul's Mall Sep 9, 1975 Rock: Kool & the Gang at Paul's Mall Paul's Mall | Sep 9, 1975

    Robert "Kool" Bell leads his New Jersey-based funk crew on "Hollywood Swinging," "Summer Madness" and others in this set from Boston.

  8. Rock: Billy Idol Screams 'Mony, Mony' Rock Billy Idol Screams 'Mony, Mony' Los Angeles Palladium Mar 21, 1984 Rock: Billy Idol Screams 'Mony, Mony' Los Angeles Palladium | Mar 21, 1984

    Surprisingly, Idol's only #1 US single was his live cover of "Mony, Mony," reaching that position this week in '87. An earlier version ends this set.

  9. 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.

  10. Indie: Grace Potter Covers the Classics Indie Grace Potter Covers the Classics Indie: Grace Potter Covers the Classics Grace Potter & The Nocturnals Covers

    The singer-guitarist leads her band The Nocturnals on "Paint It Black," "Cinnamon Girl," "Mystery Train" and "I Shall Be Released."

  11. Blues: Otis Rush at Tramps, '95 Blues Otis Rush at Tramps, '95 Tramps Oct 16, 1993 Blues: Otis Rush at Tramps, '95 Tramps | Oct 16, 1993

    The left-handed guitar slinger and exponent of the West Side Chicago sound plays his 1958 hit "Double Trouble" in this fiery set.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. Rock: Boston at Their Best Rock Boston at Their Best Centrum Aug 19, 1987 Rock: Boston at Their Best Centrum | Aug 19, 1987

    This stunning show sets the crowd ablaze through the power of rock & roll. Warning: Spontaneous air guitar may result.

  15. Blues: Video: John Lee Hooker at Newport, '91 Blues Video: John Lee Hooker at Newport, '91 Newport Jazz Festival Aug 17, 1991 Blues: Video: John Lee Hooker at Newport, '91 Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 17, 1991 watch video

    The Mississippi-born boogie man performs "Backstabbers" and "Baby Lee" and is joined by boogie disciple John Hammond on "Highway 13."

  16. Country: Mel Tillis at the Grand Ole Opry Country Mel Tillis at the Grand Ole Opry Grand Ole Opry Aug 28, 1980 Country: Mel Tillis at the Grand Ole Opry Grand Ole Opry | Aug 28, 1980

    The Nashville-based singer-songwriter performs his hits "Coca Cola Cowboy," "Good Woman Blues" and "I Got the Hoss" is this 1980 set.

  17. Country: Billy "Crash" Craddock in Tennessee Country Billy "Crash" Craddock in Tennessee Thunder Valley Raceway May 28, 1983 Country: Billy "Crash" Craddock in Tennessee Thunder Valley Raceway | May 28, 1983

    The country-pop singer performs his '70s hits "Rub It In," "Knock Three Times" and "Fourteen Carat Mind" in this 1983 concert.

  18. Rock: Thin Lizzy - 1977 Rock Thin Lizzy - 1977 Tower Theater Oct 20, 1977 Rock: Thin Lizzy - 1977 Tower Theater | Oct 20, 1977

    The boys are back in town! Let Thin Lizzy rock out for you in this 1977 concert.

  19. Rock: Stephen Stills Blows It Rock Stephen Stills Blows It Fillmore East Jun 6, 1970 Rock: Stephen Stills Blows It Fillmore East | Jun 6, 1970

    8/14/1970: Stills busted for coke. He took his partying seriously, but the music always shone brilliantly. Enjoy this Fillmore East set two months before the bust.

  20. Indie: Father John Misty Daytrotter Session Indie Father John Misty Daytrotter Session Good Danny's May 23, 2012 Indie: Father John Misty Daytrotter Session Good Danny's | May 23, 2012

    J. Tillman has been around for a while now. His album Fear Fun (ranked #2 album of '12 by Paste Magazine) is his first release after leaving Fleet Foxes.

  21. Rock: Uncut: Ruben Blades at the Garden Rock Uncut: Ruben Blades at the Garden Madison Square Garden Oct 31, 1986 Rock: Uncut: Ruben Blades at the Garden Madison Square Garden | Oct 31, 1986

    Guitar hero Carlos Santana joins the Panamanian salsa singer and his band Seis del Solar at MSG in 1986.

  22. Rock: Brian Wilson Announces Fall Tour Rock Brian Wilson Announces Fall Tour Hampton Coliseum Jun 3, 1980 Rock: Brian Wilson Announces Fall Tour Hampton Coliseum | Jun 3, 1980

    The legendary rocker and composer will be on a month long tour with Jeff Beck! Prepare yourself with this Beach Boys reunion show from 1980.

  23. Jazz: Manhattan Transfer Swings Out Jazz Manhattan Transfer Swings Out Jazz: Manhattan Transfer Swings Out

    The Grammy-winning group performs slick vocalese renditions of Woody Herman's "Four Brothers" and Weather Report's "Birdland" in '83.

  24. Blues: Video: John Lee Hooker at Newport '91 Blues Video: John Lee Hooker at Newport '91 Newport Jazz Festival Aug 17, 1991 Blues: Video: John Lee Hooker at Newport '91 Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 17, 1991 watch video

    The Mississippi-born Boogie Man plays "Backstabbers," "Crawlin' Kingsnake" and is joined by disciple John Hammond on "Highway 13."

  25. Comedy: Aqua Teen Hunger Force for Xmas Comedy Aqua Teen Hunger Force for Xmas Daytrotter Studio Dec 22, 2009 Comedy: Aqua Teen Hunger Force for Xmas Daytrotter Studio | Dec 22, 2009

    The Teens dropped by Daytrotter to spread some holiday cheer, and some boogers. Neighbor Glenn Danzig, sadly, does not appear.

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  1. Rock: R.E.M. Gets a Little Help Rock R.E.M. Gets a Little Help Shoreline Amphitheatre Oct 17, 1998 Rock: R.E.M. Gets a Little Help Shoreline Amphitheatre | Oct 17, 1998 watch video

    When the Athens quartet played the Bridge School Benefit, gracious host Neil Young joined them for "Country Feedback."

  2. Rock: Video: Stephen Stills at the Capitol Theatre Rock Video: Stephen Stills at the Capitol Theatre Capitol Theatre Mar 23, 1979 Rock: Video: Stephen Stills at the Capitol Theatre Capitol Theatre | Mar 23, 1979 watch video

    The guitarist-singer-songwriter performs "Precious Love," Buffalo Springfield's "For What It's Worth" and "Love the One You're With" in '79.

  3. Jazz: New Release: Red Norvo's Good Vibes Jazz New Release: Red Norvo's Good Vibes Newport Jazz Festival Jul 3, 1967 Jazz: New Release: Red Norvo's Good Vibes Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 3, 1967

    The Swing era star and vibraphone pioneer leads an all-star aggregation featuring trumpeter Ruby Braff at the 1967 Newport Jazz Festival.

  4. Jazz: Rebirth Brass Band's N'awlins Sound Jazz Rebirth Brass Band's N'awlins Sound Big Orange Studios Jun 5, 2012 Jazz: Rebirth Brass Band's N'awlins Sound Big Orange Studios | Jun 5, 2012

    Rebirth Brass Band is a New Orleans Staple, playing and touring for 30 years and last year winning a Grammy for Best Regional Roots Music Album.

  5. Blues: Keb' Mo's Delta Muse Blues Keb' Mo's Delta Muse Tramps Mar 6, 1997 Blues: Keb' Mo's Delta Muse Tramps | Mar 6, 1997

    The Grammy-winning bluesman plays "Dangerous Mood," "Perpetual Blues Machine" and other tunes from Just Like You in this '97 set.

  6. Indie: Toad the Wet Sprocket at Daytrotter Indie Toad the Wet Sprocket at Daytrotter Daytrotter Studio Jan 24, 2014 Indie: Toad the Wet Sprocket at Daytrotter Daytrotter Studio | Jan 24, 2014

    Singer Glen Phillips fronts the alt-rockers on "All I Want" from 1991's Fear and "California Wasted" from 2013's New Constellation.

  7. Rock: Rent Is Due. Again. Rock Rent Is Due. Again. Rock: Rent Is Due. Again. Rent's Due

    Another month begins and it's time to pay the man. Hear what Vault artists Tik Tok, George Thorogood & more have to say on the matter.

  8. Rock: The Police Reunited at Giants Stadium Rock The Police Reunited at Giants Stadium Giants Stadium Jun 15, 1986 Rock: The Police Reunited at Giants Stadium Giants Stadium | Jun 15, 1986 watch video

    Sting leads the trio on classics like "Roxane," "Message in a Bottle" and "Every Breath You Take" in this 1986 Amnesty International benefit.

  9. Rock: Wet Willie at the Bottom Line, '77 Rock Wet Willie at the Bottom Line, '77 Bottom Line Dec 18, 1977 Rock: Wet Willie at the Bottom Line, '77 Bottom Line | Dec 18, 1977

    Blue-eyed soul singer Jimmy Hall leads the Southern rockers on a funky "Country Side of Life," "Dixie Rock" and their hit "Keep On Smilin'."

  10. Rock: Bonnie Raitt in the 'Nick of Time' Rock Bonnie Raitt in the 'Nick of Time' Oakland Coliseum Arena Dec 31, 1989 Rock: Bonnie Raitt in the 'Nick of Time' Oakland Coliseum Arena | Dec 31, 1989 watch video

    The guitarist-singer celebrates the 25th anniversary of her best-selling album. See her premiere the title track in this 1989 concert video.

  11. Jazz: Earl Hines' Tribute to Fats Waller Jazz Earl Hines' Tribute to Fats Waller Philharmonic Hall Jul 3, 1973 Jazz: Earl Hines' Tribute to Fats Waller Philharmonic Hall | Jul 3, 1973

    The innovative pianist is joined by three Als (bassist Hall, drummer Harewood and guitarist Casey) and special guest Illinois Jacquet in this 1973 concert.

  12. Folk & Bluegrass: Phil Ochs in the Summer of '67 Folk & Bluegrass Phil Ochs in the Summer of '67 Ash Grove Jul 2, 1967 Folk & Bluegrass: Phil Ochs in the Summer of '67 Ash Grove | Jul 2, 1967

    Presented here is a previously unheard recording of Ochs performing live at the Ash Grove, shortly after his relocation to California during the Summer Of Love.

  13. Rock: Rare 11-Minute Bruce Springsteen Track Rock Rare 11-Minute Bruce Springsteen Track Berkeley Community Theatre Mar 2, 1973 Rock: Rare 11-Minute Bruce Springsteen Track Berkeley Community Theatre | Mar 2, 1973

    This early set closes with a lengthy version of an outtake from the sessions that yielded The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle.

  14. Rock: The Youngbloods Get Together Rock The Youngbloods Get Together Fillmore East Aug 21, 1970 Rock: The Youngbloods Get Together Fillmore East | Aug 21, 1970

    Though somewhat underrated, the Youngbloods put on a great live show. Hear them close their 1970 set with their one commercial hit, "Get Together."

  15. Folk & Bluegrass: Doc Watson and Clarence Ashley, 1963 Folk & Bluegrass Doc Watson and Clarence Ashley, 1963 Ash Grove Mar 7, 1963 Folk & Bluegrass: Doc Watson and Clarence Ashley, 1963 Ash Grove | Mar 7, 1963

    An amazing performance from two true folk music pioneers.

  16. Folk & Bluegrass: Uncut: John Fahey's Solo Brilliance Folk & Bluegrass Uncut: John Fahey's Solo Brilliance Great American Music Hall Jul 14, 1976 Folk & Bluegrass: Uncut: John Fahey's Solo Brilliance Great American Music Hall | Jul 14, 1976

    The unorthodox steel-string acoustic guitar virtuoso performs mesmerizing instrumentals at the Great American Music Hall in '76.

  17. Rock: The Bongos' Big Breakthrough Rock The Bongos' Big Breakthrough Columbia University Aug 31, 1983 Rock: The Bongos' Big Breakthrough Columbia University | Aug 31, 1983

    The Hoboken-based power popsters, led by frontman Richard Barone, was on the verge of major label exposure at the time of this 1983 set.

  18. Blues: Bukka White at the Ash Grove, '67 Blues Bukka White at the Ash Grove, '67 Ash Grove Sep 10, 1967 Blues: Bukka White at the Ash Grove, '67 Ash Grove | Sep 10, 1967

    The Delta bluesman showcases his rough-hewn vocals and National steel guitar on "Single Man Blues," "Po' Boy" and "Shake "Em on Down."

  19. Comedy: Rodney Dangerfield at Catch a Rising Star Comedy Rodney Dangerfield at Catch a Rising Star Catch a Rising Star Jul 25, 1983 Comedy: Rodney Dangerfield at Catch a Rising Star Catch a Rising Star | Jul 25, 1983

    Recorded a month before the premiere of his leading role in Easy Money, this '83 set finds Rodney at his peak, still getting no respect.

  20. Rock: UFO's Hard-Edged Sound Rock UFO's Hard-Edged Sound Record Plant Sep 23, 1975 Rock: UFO's Hard-Edged Sound Record Plant | Sep 23, 1975

    The Brit heavy metal band, featuring 20-year-old German guitar phenom Michael Shenker, premieres tunes from Force It in this '74 set.

  21. Rock: Steely Dan in London, 1974 Rock Steely Dan in London, 1974 Rainbow Theatre May 20, 1974 Rock: Steely Dan in London, 1974 Rainbow Theatre | May 20, 1974

    Walter Becker and partner Donald Fagen lead an eight-piece group on "Do It Again," "Reelin' in the Years" and "Rikki Don't Lose That Number."

  22. Indie: Andrew Bird's Engaging Ditties Indie Andrew Bird's Engaging Ditties Indie: Andrew Bird's Engaging Ditties

    The whistler-violinist with the massive cult following performs at Central Park in NYC tonight. Hear him in this 2007 Daytrotter session.

  23. Rock: Do Ya Think He's Sexy? Rock Do Ya Think He's Sexy? Wembley Arena Dec 5, 1980 Rock: Do Ya Think He's Sexy? Wembley Arena | Dec 5, 1980

    Rod Stewart rocks London's Wembley Arena with "Hot Legs," "Maggie May" and his disco flavored hit from Blondes Have More Fun in 1980.

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