Concert Vault
  1. Rock: The Knack at Carnegie Hall, '79 Rock The Knack at Carnegie Hall, '79 Carnegie Hall Oct 13, 1979 Rock: The Knack at Carnegie Hall, '79 Carnegie Hall | Oct 13, 1979

    The power popsters perform their big hit "My Sharona" while covering songs by Buddy Holly, Eddie Cochran, the Beatles and the Boss.

  2. Country: Dottie West's Crossover Appeal Country Dottie West's Crossover Appeal Aug 4, 1980 Country: Dottie West's Crossover Appeal Aug 4, 1980

    The country-pop star, who died on this day in 1991, sings her hit song "Country Sunshine" and Elvis' "An American Trilogy" in this 1980 set.

  3. Country: Moe Bandy at the Longhorn Ballroom Country Moe Bandy at the Longhorn Ballroom Longhorn Ballroom Oct 29, 1983 Country: Moe Bandy at the Longhorn Ballroom Longhorn Ballroom | Oct 29, 1983

    The former rodeo rider sings his hits "Barstool Mountain," "Here I Am Drunk Again" and "Bandy the Rodeo Clown" in this '83 set from Dallas.

  4. Blues: A Salute to the Texas Cannonball Blues A Salute to the Texas Cannonball Ash Grove Aug 25, 1970 Blues: A Salute to the Texas Cannonball Ash Grove | Aug 25, 1970

    Guitar great Freddie King, born on this day in 1934, wails on "San Ho-Zay," "Hide Away" and "I'm Tore Down" in this blazing '67 set.

  5. Rock: The Return of Big Star, 1996 Rock The Return of Big Star, 1996 Tramps Nov 16, 1996 Rock: The Return of Big Star, 1996 Tramps | Nov 16, 1996

    Twenty years after disbanding, the Memphis power pop band, led by singer-songwriter-guitarist Alex Chilton, reformed with a new lineup.

  6. Indie: Video: Snowblink at the Simpson Barn Indie Video: Snowblink at the Simpson Barn Simpson Barn Oct 13, 2009 Indie: Video: Snowblink at the Simpson Barn Simpson Barn | Oct 13, 2009 watch video

    The Toronto band puts its ethereal touch on Patsy Cline's "Walking After Midnight," Michael Jackson's "Human Nature" and tunes from Long Live.

  7. Country: Johnny Paycheck is Ragged But Right Country Johnny Paycheck is Ragged But Right Cowboys Nov 17, 1981 Country: Johnny Paycheck is Ragged But Right Cowboys | Nov 17, 1981

    The Outlaw Country star performs his hits "She Thinks I Still Care," "Me and the I.R.S." and "I'm the Only Hell (My Mama Raised)" in this '81 set.

  8. Jazz: Laurindo Almeida's Brazilliance Jazz Laurindo Almeida's Brazilliance Avery Fisher Hall Jul 6, 1974 Jazz: Laurindo Almeida's Brazilliance Avery Fisher Hall | Jul 6, 1974

    The Samba Jazz pioneer, born on this day in 1917, shows his virtuosity in a '74 set ranging from Bach and Villa-Lobos to his buoyant "Old Rag."

  9. Rock: Remembering Billy Preston Rock Remembering Billy Preston Tramps Feb 2, 1996 Rock: Remembering Billy Preston Tramps | Feb 2, 1996

    The organist-singer-songwriter, born on this day in 1946, plays his hits "Nothing From Nothing" and "Will It Go Round in Circles" in this '96 set.

  10. Jazz: Horace Silver With the Brecker Brothers Jazz Horace Silver With the Brecker Brothers Wollman Memorial Skating Rink Jul 3, 1973 Jazz: Horace Silver With the Brecker Brothers Wollman Memorial Skating Rink | Jul 3, 1973

    The great hard bop pianist-composer plays his classic "Song for My Father" with saxophonist Michael and trumpeter Randy in this '73 set.

  11. Blues: Otis Rush at Tramps, 1993 Blues Otis Rush at Tramps, 1993 Tramps Oct 15, 1993 Blues: Otis Rush at Tramps, 1993 Tramps | Oct 15, 1993

    The lefty guitarist from the raw West Side Chicago school plays his signature tunes "All Your Love (I Miss Lovin')" and "Double Trouble."

  12. Rock: Gloria Estefan Turns the Beat Around Rock Gloria Estefan Turns the Beat Around Atlantis Hotel Apr 29, 2000 Rock: Gloria Estefan Turns the Beat Around Atlantis Hotel | Apr 29, 2000

    The Havana-born singer, who turns 58 today, performs her '80s hits "Conga," "1-2-3" and "Get On Your Feet" in this 2000 concert.

  13. Country: Jerry Reed's Downhome Ditties Country Jerry Reed's Downhome Ditties Opryhouse Oct 13, 1982 Country: Jerry Reed's Downhome Ditties Opryhouse | Oct 13, 1982

    The singer-songwriter-actor and guitar picker plays his country-funk hit "Amos Moses" and "She Got the Goldmine (I Got the Shaft)" in 1982.

  14. Folk & Bluegrass: Video: Simon & Garfunkel Reunion, '93 Folk & Bluegrass Video: Simon & Garfunkel Reunion, '93 Shoreline Amphitheatre Nov 6, 1993 Folk & Bluegrass: Video: Simon & Garfunkel Reunion, '93 Shoreline Amphitheatre | Nov 6, 1993 watch video

    The iconic '60s folk duo reprise such classics as "The Boxer," "Mrs. Robinson" and "The Sound of Silence" in this Bridge School benefit.

  15. Rock: Happy Birthday, Van Morrison! Rock Happy Birthday, Van Morrison! Belfast Feb 1, 1979 Rock: Happy Birthday, Van Morrison! Belfast | Feb 1, 1979 watch video

    The Belfast-born soul singer, who turns 70 today, returns to his hometown to sing "Moondance," "Tupelo Honey" and others in 1979.

  16. Blues: Spider John Koerner at Ash Grove, '67 Blues Spider John Koerner at Ash Grove, '67 Ash Grove Feb 1, 1967 Blues: Spider John Koerner at Ash Grove, '67 Ash Grove | Feb 1, 1967

    The acoustic bluesman from Rochester, who turns 77 today, stomps out "Good Time Charlie," "Stagger Lee" and "Creepy John" in this solo set.

  17. Country: Charlie Daniels Kicks Out the Jams Country Charlie Daniels Kicks Out the Jams Municipal Auditorium Dec 11, 1984 Country: Charlie Daniels Kicks Out the Jams Municipal Auditorium | Dec 11, 1984

    The country fiddler welcomes the Jordanaires, Carl Perkins, Roy Acuff, Boxcar Willie, Tammy Wynette and Roy Acuff to his Volunteer Jam X.

  18. Jazz: Paul Winter Consort Plays 'Common Ground' Jazz Paul Winter Consort Plays 'Common Ground' Bottom Line Jun 28, 1978 Jazz: Paul Winter Consort Plays 'Common Ground' Bottom Line | Jun 28, 1978

    The saxophonist and new age/world music pioneer, who turns 76 today, leads his unique ensemble on tunes from his 1978 landmark.

  19. Rock: Chris Whitley Channels Jimi Rock Chris Whitley Channels Jimi Middle East Jun 15, 1995 Rock: Chris Whitley Channels Jimi Middle East | Jun 15, 1995

    The late guitarist-singer-songwriter, who would've turned 55 today, reveals a Hendrix influence on "Ultraglide" and others in this '95 set.

  20. Jazz: Leon Redbone's Tin Pan Alley Classics Jazz Leon Redbone's Tin Pan Alley Classics Camden County College May 13, 1976 Jazz: Leon Redbone's Tin Pan Alley Classics Camden County College | May 13, 1976

    The enigmatic troubadour plays "Shine On Harvest Moon" and other jazz and blues tunes from his album Champagne Charlie in this '76 set.

  21. Rock: Matisyahu's Daytrotter Session Rock Matisyahu's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio Jan 18, 2010 Rock: Matisyahu's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio | Jan 18, 2010

    The American Hassidic Jewish reggae superstar (aka Matthew Paul Miller) performs "One Day," "Temple" and "Thunder" in this 2010 set.

  22. Rock: A Salute to Keith Moon Rock A Salute to Keith Moon Rock: A Salute to Keith Moon Keith Moon playlist

    Hear the legendary drummer for the Who bashing on "Happy Jack," "My Generation" and others in this three-hour playlist.

  23. Rock: The King of Pop at The Apollo Rock The King of Pop at The Apollo Apollo Theatre Apr 24, 2002 Rock: The King of Pop at The Apollo Apollo Theatre | Apr 24, 2002

    Michael Jackson, who would've turned 57 today, performs "Dangerous" and "Black Or White" in this 2002 set from Harlem's Apollo Theatre.

  24. Rock: New Release: R.E.M. at the Paradise, 1983 Rock New Release: R.E.M. at the Paradise, 1983 Paradise Jul 13, 1983 Rock: New Release: R.E.M. at the Paradise, 1983 Paradise | Jul 13, 1983

    The Athens, Georgia alt-rockers perform tunes from their debut album Murmur and premiere material from their second album, Reckoning.

  25. Jazz: Stan Kenton Orchestra at Newport '59 Jazz Stan Kenton Orchestra at Newport '59 Newport Jazz Festival Jul 5, 1959 Jazz: Stan Kenton Orchestra at Newport '59 Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 5, 1959

    The pianist-composer-arranger leads his ensemble on signature tunes like the Latin-tinged "Artistry in Rhythm" and the swinging "Kingfish."

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  1. Blues: Chris Smither at the Lenox Music Inn, '73 Blues Chris Smither at the Lenox Music Inn, '73 Lenox Music Inn Jul 28, 1973 Blues: Chris Smither at the Lenox Music Inn, '73 Lenox Music Inn | Jul 28, 1973

    The solo blues troubadour plays Elmore James' "Dust My Broom," Blind Willie McTell's "Statesboro Blues" and his own "Love You Like a Man."

  2. Country: Happy Birthday, Shania Twain! Country Happy Birthday, Shania Twain! Texas Stadium Nov 14, 1999 Country: Happy Birthday, Shania Twain! Texas Stadium | Nov 14, 1999

    The singer, who turns 50 today, performs her hits "Man! I Feel Like a Woman" and "Rock This Country!" on her Come On Over tour of 1999.

  3. Rock: Remembering CBGB's Hilly Kristal Rock Remembering CBGB's Hilly Kristal Rock: Remembering CBGB's Hilly Kristal CBGB's Playlist

    Founder of the iconic NYC club died on this day in 2007. Hear several bands that he booked there, including Blondie and The Ramones.

  4. Rock: New Release: Beach Boys in Philly, 1980 Rock New Release: Beach Boys in Philly, 1980 Spectrum Apr 18, 1980 Rock: New Release: Beach Boys in Philly, 1980 Spectrum | Apr 18, 1980

    Hear their lush harmonies on "In My Room" and "Good Vibrations" and their rocking good energy on "Little Deuce Coupe" and "Surfin' USA."

  5. Rock: Rush at Downsview Park, 2003 Rock Rush at Downsview Park, 2003 Downsview Park Jul 30, 2003 Rock: Rush at Downsview Park, 2003 Downsview Park | Jul 30, 2003

    Guitarist Alex Lifeson, who turns 62 today, ignites the band with his fiery fretboard work on classics like "YYZ," "Freewill" and "Dreamline."

  6. Jazz: Alice Coltrane In Memoriam Jazz Alice Coltrane In Memoriam Newport Jazz Festival Jul 2, 1966 Jazz: Alice Coltrane In Memoriam Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 2, 1966

    The gifted pianist-harpist, who was born on this day in 1937, joins her husband John in this transcendent performance from Newport '66.

  7. Blues: A Salute to Stevie Ray Vaughan Blues A Salute to Stevie Ray Vaughan Capitol Theatre Sep 21, 1985 Blues: A Salute to Stevie Ray Vaughan Capitol Theatre | Sep 21, 1985 watch video

    The iconic Texas guitar slinger, who died tragically 25 years ago today, wails with Double Trouble in this exhilarating 1985 video.

  8. Rock: New Release: Jimmy Buffett's Islands Muse Rock New Release: Jimmy Buffett's Islands Muse Minneapolis Auditorium Jul 4, 1980 Rock: New Release: Jimmy Buffett's Islands Muse Minneapolis Auditorium | Jul 4, 1980

    The singer-songwriter performs his hits "Margaritaville," "Volcano" and "Cheeseburger in Paradise" for an audience of Parrotheads in 1980.

  9. Jazz: Video: Branford Marsalis at Newport '99 Jazz Video: Branford Marsalis at Newport '99 Newport Jazz Festival Aug 15, 1999 Jazz: Video: Branford Marsalis at Newport '99 Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 15, 1999 watch video

    The saxophonist-composer turns 55 today. Hear him with his ace quartet featuring Joey Calderazzo, Eric Revis and Jeff "Tain" Watts.

  10. Rock: New Release: Aerosmith at the Orpheum, '84 Rock New Release: Aerosmith at the Orpheum, '84 Orpheum Theatre Feb 14, 1984 Rock: New Release: Aerosmith at the Orpheum, '84 Orpheum Theatre | Feb 14, 1984

    Singer Steven Tyler leads the Boston-based band on their classics "Sweet Emotion," "Dream On" and "Walk This Way" in this hometown set.

  11. Jazz: Remembering Jimmy Rushing Jazz Remembering Jimmy Rushing Jazz: Remembering Jimmy Rushing Jimmy Rushing playlist

    The late blues shouter (aka Mr. Five By Five) was born on this day in 1901. Hear him sing with the Duke Ellington Orchestra at '59 Newport.

  12. Country: Tommy Overstreet in Nashville, '82 Country Tommy Overstreet in Nashville, '82 Nashville Jul 24, 1982 Country: Tommy Overstreet in Nashville, '82 Nashville | Jul 24, 1982

    The country star and frequent "Hee Haw" guest performs his '70s hits "Don't Go City Girl on Me" and "If Love Was a Bottle of Wine."

  13. Jazz: The Roots of Pat Martino Jazz The Roots of Pat Martino Newport Jazz Festival Jul 1, 1967 Jazz: The Roots of Pat Martino Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 1, 1967

    Guitar legend Pat Martino turns 71 today. Hear him as a 23-year-old rising star with John Handy at the 1967 Newport Jazz Festival.

  14. Rock: Video: Elvis Costello at Woodstock '99 Rock Video: Elvis Costello at Woodstock '99 Woodstock 99 East Stage Jul 25, 1999 Rock: Video: Elvis Costello at Woodstock '99 Woodstock 99 East Stage | Jul 25, 1999 watch video

    The prolific singer-songwriter, who turns 61 today, plays acoustic versions of "Accidents Will Happen," "Veronica" and "Red Shoes."

  15. Country: Tele Master Jim Campilongo at the Fillmore Country Tele Master Jim Campilongo at the Fillmore Fillmore Auditorium Sep 21, 1996 Country: Tele Master Jim Campilongo at the Fillmore Fillmore Auditorium | Sep 21, 1996

    Stellar guit-picker plays "Harlem Nocturne" and "Sweet Dreams" with the Ten Gallon Cats, featuring Bay Area pedal steel hero Joe Goldmark.

  16. Jazz: Happy Birthday, Wayne Shorter! Jazz Happy Birthday, Wayne Shorter! Newport Jazz Festival Aug 9, 2008 Jazz: Happy Birthday, Wayne Shorter! Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 9, 2008 watch video

    The master saxophonist-composer turns 82 today. See him lead his quartet on music from Beyond the Sound Barrier at Newport 2008.

  17. Rock: Video: Kiss in New Jersey, '76 Rock Video: Kiss in New Jersey, '76 Roosevelt Stadium Jul 10, 1976 Rock: Video: Kiss in New Jersey, '76 Roosevelt Stadium | Jul 10, 1976 watch video

    Bassist-singer Gene Simmons, who turns 66 today, plays "Detroit Rock City" and "Let Me Go, Rock 'n' Roll" with the theatrical metal mavens.

  18. Indie: The Polyphonic Spree Rolls Deep Indie The Polyphonic Spree Rolls Deep Studio Paradiso Oct 17, 2012 Indie: The Polyphonic Spree Rolls Deep Studio Paradiso | Oct 17, 2012

    The psychedelic choral rock band from Dallas led by charismatic Tim DeLaughter performs "Into The Light" and "Bullseye" in this 2012 set.

  19. 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."

  20. Jazz: Maynard Ferguson Hits the High Note Jazz Maynard Ferguson Hits the High Note Jazz: Maynard Ferguson Hits the High Note Maynard Ferguson playlist

    The trumpet star covers Sonny Rollins' "Oleo," Herbie Hancock's "Chameleon" and "Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)" in this playlist.

  21. Rock: New Release: James Brown On the Goodfoot Rock New Release: James Brown On the Goodfoot Stars Ballroom Dec 17, 1977 Rock: New Release: James Brown On the Goodfoot Stars Ballroom | Dec 17, 1977

    The Godfather of Soul performs his classics "Soul Power," "Sex Machine," "Cold Sweat" and "Get Up Offa That Thing" in this 1977 set.

  22. Rock: Say It Ain't So, Pete Rose! Rock Say It Ain't So, Pete Rose! Rock: Say It Ain't So, Pete Rose! Pete Rose

    On this day in 1989, Charlie Hustle accepted a lifetime ban from baseball. You wanna bet they let him back in? Enjoy "The Gambler."

  23. Rock: Remembering Joe Strummer Rock Remembering Joe Strummer Bond International Casino Jun 8, 1981 Rock: Remembering Joe Strummer Bond International Casino | Jun 8, 1981

    The late vocalist, born on this day in 1952, sings "London Calling" and "Guns of Brixton" at the Clash's fabled Bond Casino show from 1981.

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