Concert Vault
  1. Folk & Bluegrass: Neil Young Flies Solo Folk & Bluegrass Neil Young Flies Solo Folk & Bluegrass: Neil Young Flies Solo Neil Young solo playlist

    The singer-songwriter performs intimate renditions of "Heart Of Gold," "After the Gold Rush" and "Cowgirl in the Sand" in a two-hour playlist.

  2. Rock: A Salute to Donny Hathaway Rock A Salute to Donny Hathaway Carnegie Hall Jun 30, 1973 Rock: A Salute to Donny Hathaway Carnegie Hall | Jun 30, 1973

    The soulful singer-songwriter-pianist was born on this day in 1945. Hear him perform his anthemic "Someday We'll All Be Free" in 1973.

  3. Featured: Happy Birthday, Julie Andrews! Featured Happy Birthday, Julie Andrews! NHK Hall Feb 17, 1995 Featured: Happy Birthday, Julie Andrews! NHK Hall | Feb 17, 1995 watch video

    The iconic singer-actress turns 81 today. See her perform tunes from The Sound of Music and Mary Poppins in a '95 concert from Tokyo.

  4. Folk & Bluegrass: Video: Trey Anastasio Unplugged at Newport Folk & Bluegrass Video: Trey Anastasio Unplugged at Newport Newport Folk Festival Aug 2, 2008 Folk & Bluegrass: Video: Trey Anastasio Unplugged at Newport Newport Folk Festival | Aug 2, 2008 watch video

    The Phish frontman, who turns 52 today, goes solo acoustic on Phish classics like "Farmhouse," "Let Me Lie" and "Bathtub Gin" in 2008.

  5. Jazz: A Jean-Luc Ponty Birthday Playlist Jazz A Jean-Luc Ponty Birthday Playlist Jazz: A Jean-Luc Ponty Birthday Playlist A Jean-Luc Ponty Playlist

    The French violin virtuoso, who turns 74 today, performs with his fusion juggernaut in 1978 and with Rite of Strings at Newport '95.

  6. Rock: Video: Primus at Woodstock, '94 Rock Video: Primus at Woodstock, '94 Woodstock 94 Aug 14, 1994 Rock: Video: Primus at Woodstock, '94 Woodstock 94 | Aug 14, 1994 watch video

    Bassist-singer Les Claypool, who turns 53 today, leads the funk-metal band on "Nature Boy," "My Name Is Mud" and tunes from Pork Soda.

  7. Rock: Still 'Killin'' After All These Years Rock Still 'Killin'' After All These Years E.M. Lowes Theater Oct 5, 1984 Rock: Still 'Killin'' After All These Years E.M. Lowes Theater | Oct 5, 1984

    The Killer, Jerry Lee Lewis, turns 81 today. Hear him play his anthemic "Rockin' My Life Away" and his classic "Great Balls of Fire" in a 1984 set.

  8. Jazz: Remembering Phil Woods Jazz Remembering Phil Woods Great American Music Hall Jun 4, 1976 Jazz: Remembering Phil Woods Great American Music Hall | Jun 4, 1976

    The alto sax great and NEA Jazz Master died on this day in 2015. Hear him team with tenor great Al Cohn on "Shaw Nuff" and "Wee Dot" in '76.

  9. Jazz: Miles Davis In Memoriam Jazz Miles Davis In Memoriam Jazz: Miles Davis In Memoriam A Miles Davis Playlist

    The legendary trumpeter-composer-bandleader died on this day in 1991. Hear a three-hour playlist spanning four decades of his genius.

  10. Jazz: John Gilmore's Golden Tones Jazz John Gilmore's Golden Tones Jazz: John Gilmore's Golden Tones John Gilmore Playlist

    The potent tenor saxophonist was born on this day in 1932. Hear him performing with the Sun Ra Arkesta and the George Russell Sextet.

  11. Rock: Peter Tosh's Rocksteady Grooves Rock Peter Tosh's Rocksteady Grooves Bayou Mar 14, 1979 Rock: Peter Tosh's Rocksteady Grooves Bayou | Mar 14, 1979

    The Jamaican reggae star performs his hit song "(You Gotta Walk And) Don't Look Back" and his pro-pot anthem "Legalize It" in 1979.

  12. Rock: Dickey Betts Hits the 'Highway' Rock Dickey Betts Hits the 'Highway' Winterland Dec 14, 1974 Rock: Dickey Betts Hits the 'Highway' Winterland | Dec 14, 1974

    The Allman Brothers Band guitarist premieres tunes from his country flavored Highway Call with fiddler Vassar Clements in this 1974 set.

  13. Jazz: An All-Star Salute to Bud Powell Jazz An All-Star Salute to Bud Powell Newport Jazz Festival Aug 16, 1996 Jazz: An All-Star Salute to Bud Powell Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 16, 1996 watch video

    Chick Corea, Kenny Garrett, Wallace Roney, Christian McBride and Roy Haynes pay tribute to the great bebop pianist born on this day in 1924.

  14. Rock: Bachman-Turner Overdrive Rocks Chicago Rock Bachman-Turner Overdrive Rocks Chicago Chicago, IL Mar 8, 1974 Rock: Bachman-Turner Overdrive Rocks Chicago Chicago, IL | Mar 8, 1974

    Guitarist-singer Randy Bachman, who turns 73 today, leads the Canadian group on "Let It Ride" and "Takin' Care of Business" in '74.

  15. Blues: Willie Dixon's Chicago Style Blues Willie Dixon's Chicago Style Great American Music Hall Dec 13, 1973 Blues: Willie Dixon's Chicago Style Great American Music Hall | Dec 13, 1973

    Bassist-singer and prolific songwriter leads a younger generation of bluesmen on "I'm Crazy for My Baby" and "Wang Dang Doodle" in '73.

  16. Rock: Meat Loaf's New York Debut Rock Meat Loaf's New York Debut Music Hall Cleveland Dec 10, 1977 Rock: Meat Loaf's New York Debut Music Hall Cleveland | Dec 10, 1977

    The Dallas-born singer, who turns 69 today, performs the epic "Paradise By The Dashboard Light" with Karla DeVito in this '77 set.

  17. Folk & Bluegrass: R.I.P. Buckwheat Zydeco Folk & Bluegrass R.I.P. Buckwheat Zydeco Tramps Feb 24, 1996 Folk & Bluegrass: R.I.P. Buckwheat Zydeco Tramps | Feb 24, 1996

    The Louisiana roots music ambassador (aka Stanley Dural Jr.) died over the weekend at 68. Hear him play "Hot Tamale Baby" and "Marie Marie."

  18. Rock: A Tribute to 'Abbey Road' Rock A Tribute to 'Abbey Road' Rock: A Tribute to 'Abbey Road' An Abbey Road Playlist

    On this day in 1969, The Beatles released their 11th studio recording. Hear several artists interpret tunes from that hugely influential album.

  19. Jazz: Swing, Betty, Swing! Jazz Swing, Betty, Swing! Nice Jazz Festival Jul 1, 1974 Jazz: Swing, Betty, Swing! Nice Jazz Festival | Jul 1, 1974

    Scat singer supreme Betty Carter, who died on this day in 1998, is in full flight on "Swing Brother Swing" from this 1974 Jazz Workshop set.

  20. Country: Carlene Carter's Country Confessions Country Carlene Carter's Country Confessions Bottom Line Jul 18, 1978 Country: Carlene Carter's Country Confessions Bottom Line | Jul 18, 1978

    The singer-songwriter, who turns 61 today, performs "Smoke Dreams," "Who Needs Words" and other tunes from her self-titled 1978 debut.

  21. Rock: Roxy Music in Newcastle, '74 Rock Roxy Music in Newcastle, '74 City Hall Oct 28, 1974 Rock: Roxy Music in Newcastle, '74 City Hall | Oct 28, 1974

    Suave singer Bryan Ferry, who turns 71 today, leads the Brit art rock band on "Virginia Plain," "Prairie Rose" and tunes from Country Life.

  22. Jazz: A Salute to 'West Side Story' Jazz A Salute to 'West Side Story' Nice Jazz Festival Jul 1, 1974 Jazz: A Salute to 'West Side Story' Nice Jazz Festival | Jul 1, 1974

    Earl "Fatha" Hines plays a medley of tunes from the Leonard Bernstein-Stephen Sondheim musical, which premiered on this day in 1957.

  23. Jazz: Horacee Anrold's Tribe at the Apollo, '73 Jazz Horacee Anrold's Tribe at the Apollo, '73 Apollo Theatre Jul 2, 1973 Jazz: Horacee Anrold's Tribe at the Apollo, '73 Apollo Theatre | Jul 2, 1973

    The drummer-composer, who turns 79 today, leads a stellar sextet of Joe Farrell, Steve Khan, Don Alias, George Mraz and Don Friedman.

  24. Indie: Robert Randolph's Righteous Family Band Indie Robert Randolph's Righteous Family Band Indie: Robert Randolph's Righteous Family Band A Robert Randolph Playlist

    The pedal steel guitar sensation wails on "Bo Diddley" and switches to tasty acoustic slide guitar on the gospel-tinged "Traveling Shoes."

  25. Folk & Bluegrass: The Prolific Pen of Paul Simon Folk & Bluegrass The Prolific Pen of Paul Simon Folk & Bluegrass: The Prolific Pen of Paul Simon A Paul Simon Playlist

    Hear the Queens-born singer-songwriter perform tunes from One Trick Pony and Graceland along with classics with partner Art Garfunkel.

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  1. Country: Roy Acuff, King of Country Country Roy Acuff, King of Country Newport Folk Festival Jul 27, 1968 Country: Roy Acuff, King of Country Newport Folk Festival | Jul 27, 1968

    Hank Williams once said of him: "For drawing power in the South, it was Roy Acuff, then God." Hear him with his Smokey Mountain Boys in 1968.

  2. Rock: Bruce Springsteen Proves It All Night Rock Bruce Springsteen Proves It All Night Winterland Dec 15, 1978 Rock: Bruce Springsteen Proves It All Night Winterland | Dec 15, 1978

    The Boss released his new album Chapter and Verse on his 67th birthday today. Hear him with the E Street Band at Winterland in 1978.

  3. Folk & Bluegrass: Ani DiFranco at Black Oak Ranch, '96 Folk & Bluegrass Ani DiFranco at Black Oak Ranch, '96 Black Oak Ranch Aug 31, 1996 Folk & Bluegrass: Ani DiFranco at Black Oak Ranch, '96 Black Oak Ranch | Aug 31, 1996

    Singer-songwriter and Righteous Babe exec turns 46 today. Hear her play tunes from Not a Pretty Girl and cover Prince's "When Doves Cry."

  4. Rock: Bob Marley's Last Stand Rock Bob Marley's Last Stand Lyceum Ballroom Jul 18, 1975 Rock: Bob Marley's Last Stand Lyceum Ballroom | Jul 18, 1975

    On this day in 1980, the reggae superstar played his last concert at Stanley Theater in Pittsburgh. Hear him in this 1975 set from London.

  5. Blues: A Roy Buchanan Memorial Playlist Blues A Roy Buchanan Memorial Playlist Blues: A Roy Buchanan Memorial Playlist Roy Buchanan Playlist

    The late guitar great, who would've turned 77 today, squeezes the juice out of every note on "The Messiah," "Hey Joe" and "Five String Blues."

  6. Jazz: The Exalted Sound of John Coltrane Jazz The Exalted Sound of John Coltrane Newport Jazz Festival Jul 2, 1966 Jazz: The Exalted Sound of John Coltrane Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 2, 1966

    The legendary saxophonist and spiritually searching composer would've turned 90 today. Hear him in full flight at the '66 Newport Jazz Festival.

  7. Rock: Happy Birthday, Joan Jett! Rock Happy Birthday, Joan Jett! Ritz Dec 31, 1981 Rock: Happy Birthday, Joan Jett! Ritz | Dec 31, 1981

    The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer turns 58 today. Hear her play "Bad Reputation" and her anthemic "I Love Rock 'n Roll" in this 1981 set.

  8. Jazz: A Salute to Irving Berlin Jazz A Salute to Irving Berlin Jazz: A Salute to Irving Berlin An Irving Berlin Memorial Playlist

    A prolific songwriter and key contributor to the Great American Songbook, Berlin died on this day in 1989 at age 101. Hear a playlist.

  9. Folk & Bluegrass: King Sunny Ade's African Dance Party Folk & Bluegrass King Sunny Ade's African Dance Party Tramps Aug 31, 1996 Folk & Bluegrass: King Sunny Ade's African Dance Party Tramps | Aug 31, 1996

    The Nigerian juju music master turns 70 today. Hear him lead his African Beats on this infectious two-hour set from Tramps in 1996.

  10. Rock: A Flock of Seagulls' U.S. Debut Rock A Flock of Seagulls' U.S. Debut Metro Aug 4, 1983 Rock: A Flock of Seagulls' U.S. Debut Metro | Aug 4, 1983

    The Brit synth pop band formed by hairdressers Mike Score and Frank Maudsley play their hit "I Ran (So Far Away)" at Boston's Metro in '83.

  11. Jazz: Video: New York Jazz Giants at Newport Jazz Video: New York Jazz Giants at Newport Newport Jazz Festival Aug 16, 1992 Jazz: Video: New York Jazz Giants at Newport Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 16, 1992 watch video

    Saxman Bobby Watson joins Tom Harrell, Lew Tabackin, Jon Faddis, Carl Allen, Ray Drummond and Mulgrew Miller in this scorching set from '92.

  12. Jazz: A Tribute to Slam Stewart Jazz A Tribute to Slam Stewart Jazz: A Tribute to Slam Stewart Slam Stewart Playlist

    The ebullient bassist-scat singer, born on this day in 1914, performs with Mose Allison, Rosetta Tharpe, Oscar Brown Jr., and Ben Webster.

  13. Folk & Bluegrass: Happy Birthday, Leonard Cohen! Folk & Bluegrass Happy Birthday, Leonard Cohen! Folk & Bluegrass: Happy Birthday, Leonard Cohen! A Tribute to Leonard Cohen

    The bard of Canada turns 82 today. Hear his songs performed by Judy Collins, Joan Baez, Dave Van Ronk and Cohen himself in this playlist.

  14. Rock: Oasis in Glasgow, '94 Rock Oasis in Glasgow, '94 Gleneagles Sep 3, 1994 Rock: Oasis in Glasgow, '94 Gleneagles | Sep 3, 1994

    Liam Gallagher, who turns 44 today, leads the Brit band on "Cigarettes & Alcohol," "Digsy's Dinner" and other tunes from Definitely Maybe.

  15. 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.

  16. Jazz: Remembering Jaco Pastorius Jazz Remembering Jaco Pastorius Avery Fisher Hall Jun 27, 1982 Jazz: Remembering Jaco Pastorius Avery Fisher Hall | Jun 27, 1982

    The man who revolutionized the electric bass died on this day in 1987. Hear him lead his incredible Word of Mouth big band in this 1982 set.

  17. Jazz: Video: Joe Zawinul Syndicate at Newport Jazz Video: Joe Zawinul Syndicate at Newport Newport Jazz Festival Aug 16, 1997 Jazz: Video: Joe Zawinul Syndicate at Newport Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 16, 1997 watch video

    The synth wiz-composer and Weather Report co-founder plays "Patriots" and "Carnavalito" with his powerhouse fusion band in '97.

  18. Rock: David Bowie's Chart-Topper Rock David Bowie's Chart-Topper Montreal Forum Jul 13, 1983 Rock: David Bowie's Chart-Topper Montreal Forum | Jul 13, 1983

    On this day in 1975, "Fame" became Bowie's first #1 single in the U.S. Hear him sing that soulful anthem from Young Americans in 1983.

  19. Jazz: A Salute to Sir John Dankworth Jazz A Salute to Sir John Dankworth Newport Jazz Festival Jul 3, 1959 Jazz: A Salute to Sir John Dankworth Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 3, 1959

    The British saxophonist-composer and big band leader was born on this day in 1927. Hear him in his first U.S. appearance at Newport '59.

  20. Folk & Bluegrass: Steve Goodman's Sardonic Ditties Folk & Bluegrass Steve Goodman's Sardonic Ditties Bottom Line Mar 30, 1977 Folk & Bluegrass: Steve Goodman's Sardonic Ditties Bottom Line | Mar 30, 1977

    The singer-songwriter with a biting sense of humor died on this day in 1984. Hear his "Banana Republic" and "Chicken Cordon Blues" in 1977.

  21. Rock: An Eric Gale Playlist Rock An Eric Gale Playlist Rock: An Eric Gale Playlist An Eric Gale Birthday Playlist

    The '70s session guitarist was born on this day in 1938. Hear him with Paul SImon, Joe Cocker, Aretha Franklin and the great NYC band Stuff.

  22. Rock: Nile Rodgers Meets Duran Duran Rock Nile Rodgers Meets Duran Duran Madison Square Garden Mar 21, 1984 Rock: Nile Rodgers Meets Duran Duran Madison Square Garden | Mar 21, 1984

    The funky rhythm guitarist joins Chic bandmate Tony Thompson on stage with the Brit group for a finale of "Girls on Film" in this '84 set.

  23. Jazz: Chris Connor on the Cool Side Jazz Chris Connor on the Cool Side Great American Music Hall Oct 22, 1976 Jazz: Chris Connor on the Cool Side Great American Music Hall | Oct 22, 1976

    The classy singer interprets Cole Porter's "I've Got You Under My Skin," Sonny Rollins' "St. Thomas" and Billy Strayhorn's "Lush Life" in 1976.

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