The 60th edition of George Wein's annual clambake kicks off this weekend. These highlights include SRV, Freddie Hubbard and more.
The pioneering rapper reminisces about the days of block parties, DJ Kool Herc, Grandmaster Flash and his 1980 smash hit "The Breaks."
This legendary recording contains a set by the FBBs joined by The Byrds on the last night of a six night run at the intimate Whisky A Go-Go in LA.
The Hawaiian ukulele virtuoso plays Queen's complex suite "Bohemian Rhapsody" from his album Peace Love Ukulele in this 2015 solo set.
The Haitian-American hip hop star interprets the Bee Gees' "Staying Alive," Elvis' "Jailhouse Rock" and Janis Joplin's "Piece of My Heart."
Remember guitarist Bob Casale with this energetic performance from the groundbreaking band's heyday.
The late, great R&B crooner and pianist-composer strikes a jazzy sensibility in this Carnegie Hall concert as part of the 1973 Newport Jazz Festival.
Bo Diddley pushes the sound system to it's limit in this short but raucous set from one of rock and roll's true pioneers.
The former Cream drummer showcases his Baker Gurvitz Army, featuring brothers Adrian and Paul Gurvitz and lead singer Snips, in this 1975 concert.
The hippie bluegrass and country-rock band performs tunes from their influential album Uncle Charlie & His Dog Teddy in this '71 concert.
In this 1988 interview, guitar god Carlos Santana reflects on his influences, Woodstock, and other highlights from the first two decades of his life's work.
Electric guitar technique would never be the same - many greats came before him, but incomprehensible guitar heroism began here.
Country legend Tom T. Hall will be honored with the Icon Award at this years BMI Country Award Show. Celebrate with this concert from NYC in 1982.
The guitarist channels his inner Jimmy Reed in this '88 set of tunes from his album This Note's for You with his dynamic horn band.
The wildly inventive trumpeter-composer premieres material from his adventurous Electric Bath with his 20-piece aggregation.
The great blues singer is joined by guitar great Robben Ford on "Spoonful," "Mean Old Frisco" and others in the NY Mets old home.
The formidable twosome of rockabilly boogie-woogie man and guitar thrasher sets a raucous tone in this rootsy 1977 Bottom Line concert.
The blues-rock pioneer, a big influence on Stevie Ray Vaughan, showcases his soulful vocals and stinging Flying V guitar licks in this 1969 concert.
Dave Edmunds of Rockpile struck gold with his version of Smiley Lewis' 1955 hit. Hear Edmunds' version live in '78.
We all know Andrew WK can party hard, so here he is partying a little softer on his Daytrotter session with a set of improvised piano jams.
Hear the Grateful Dead perform classics like "U.S. Blues" and "Sugar Magnolia" and premiere "Samson and Delilah" in this 1976 concert.
Hear Meat Loaf kick off this epic 1977 show with the song that started it all.
After Cream and Blind Faith, the super-drummer formed his Baker Gurvitz Army with brothers Adrian and Paul Gurvitz and vocalist Snips.
The folk and bluegrass guitar picker demonstrates his six-string virtuosity on "Richmond Avenue Rag," "Arkansas Traveler" and others.
The country bluesman showcases his distinctive crying vocal style alongside mandolinist Yank Rachell in this 1969 concert.
The band that helped take the alternative rock revolution on the road with Lollapalooza is heard on the cusp of their breakthrough.
The adventurous British band performs "Black Star," "Fake Plastic Trees" and other tunes from their platinum-selling second album, The Bends.
British rock stars from Peter Gabriel, Eric Clapton and Pete Townshend to Annie Lennox and Elton John gather for this gala at Royal Albert Hall.
New Orleans ambassadors of funk perform Crescent City staples "Big Chief" and "Hey Pocky Way" and cover the Stones' "Honky Tonk Women."
Though best known for his work in Wilco, Bennett was a gifted songwriter in his own right. Here he is at Daytrotter two years before his untimely death in '09.
The late Texas guitar slinger rips it up with his power trio on "Rollin' and Tumblin'" and "Jumpin' Jack Flash" at Woodstock's 10-year reunion.
In this interview with Frankie Valli, he humbly speaks of his massive achievements over three generations.
Too country for rock? Too rocking for country? Nope, Poco got it just right. Check out their pioneering sound in this 1971 tour recording.
Norton Buffalo was the real deal, and nobody complimented him like Steve Miller. Hear this pristine '99 Steve Miller Band set with all the go-to greats.
The jazz and pop singer performs "Stormy Weather," "If I Only Had a Brain," "Lydia the Tattooed Lady" and others in this 1975 concert.
The conceptual artist-vocalist-beatbox master morphs from evangelist preacher to radio DJ to Cockney soundman in this 2011 session.
Rush is one of those timeless groups that continue to pack arenas to this day with fans of all ages. Watch or listen to this great show from '76.
The Texas singer-songwriter performs "Narcotic Prayer," "Can't Get Off," and other dark, Hendrix-tinged tunes from Din of Ecstasy.
Hear the Bolin/Coverdale/Hughes/Lord/Paice configuration rock Long Beach in '76, and look for the new album from Mark VIII lineup, Now What?!, out now.
Panic make the most of their hour-long festival set in '95 as Michael Houser's otherworldly guitar chops lead the band far off into the jam band cosmos.
Hear the raw, ripping, retro-garage rock of the New York-based guitarist's formidable power trio in this 1998 Tramps concert.
Ben Gibbard leads the Jet City group on "Long Division," "Cath..." and other tunes from Narrow Stairs in this 2008 set at Seattle's Studio X.
Recorded live at SXSW in 2011, Camera Obscura represented Glasgow with their bouncy and well-orchestrated pop music.
A magnetic stage presence, uncanny ballad interpreter and scat singer extraordinaire, 'Betty Bebop' performs standards and originals at the '78 Newport Jazz Fest.
The Allman Brothers Band guitarist performs new tunes from his album Highway Call and encores with some ABB favorites in this 1974 concert.
The Chicago blues harpist leads his own groups and guests with the Allman Brothers Band, Santana, Fleetwood Mac, Rick Danko and others.
The country queen performs "You're Looking at Country," "Thank God I'm a Country Girl" and her signature tune "Coal Miner's Daughter."
With marching-band-metal drumming and psychedelic-folk-acoustic strumming, The Dodos make propulsive, unique, and fantastic music.