Concert Vault
  1. Rock: Huey Lewis & the News in Chicago, '83 Rock Huey Lewis & the News in Chicago, '83 Park West Nov 9, 1983 Rock: Huey Lewis & the News in Chicago, '83 Park West | Nov 9, 1983

    The Bay Area band performs "The Heart of Rock & Roll," "I Want a New Drug," "Bad Is Bad" and other tunes from their hit album Sports.

  2. Country: Jerry Jeff Walker at the Lone Star Cafe Country Jerry Jeff Walker at the Lone Star Cafe Lone Star Cafe Aug 19, 1982 Country: Jerry Jeff Walker at the Lone Star Cafe Lone Star Cafe | Aug 19, 1982

    The Austin resident and native New Yorker performs his hit tune "Mr. Bojangles" and lesser known gem "Pissin' in the Wind" in this 1982 set.

  3. Blues: Video: Buddy Guy at '94 Newport Blues Video: Buddy Guy at '94 Newport Newport Jazz Festival Aug 14, 1994 Blues: Video: Buddy Guy at '94 Newport Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 14, 1994 watch video

    The blues guitar elder unleashes blistering licks on "All Your Love (I Miss Loving)" and "Damn Right I've Got the Blues."

  4. Rock: Bob Marley's Positive Vibration Rock Bob Marley's Positive Vibration Oakland Auditorium Nov 30, 1979 Rock: Bob Marley's Positive Vibration Oakland Auditorium | Nov 30, 1979 watch video

    The reggae legend performs "I Shot the Sheriff," "Lively Up Yourself," "No Woman, No Cry" and other classics in this 1979 set.

  5. Rock: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue Rock Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue Echo Mountain Recording Oct 31, 2011 Rock: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue Echo Mountain Recording | Oct 31, 2011

    New Orleans' breakout star (aka Troy Andrews) performs material from his major label debut, Backatown in this hard-hitting set from 2011.

  6. Rock: Video: Marshall Crenshaw at the Ritz Rock Video: Marshall Crenshaw at the Ritz Ritz Jul 6, 1985 Rock: Video: Marshall Crenshaw at the Ritz Ritz | Jul 6, 1985 watch video

    The consummate power-pop songsmith performs tunes from Field Day and premieres tunes from Downtown in this '85 concert.

  7. Indie: Fun Fun Fun Fest Super Preview Indie Fun Fun Fun Fest Super Preview Indie: Fun Fun Fun Fest Super Preview Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012 Super Preview

    Embark on your FFF Fest experience in Austin next month with this 50+ band playlist including X, Edward Sharpe, Bob Mould, Diamond Rugs & more.

  8. Folk & Bluegrass: The Majesty of Joni Mitchell Folk & Bluegrass The Majesty of Joni Mitchell Giants Stadium Jun 15, 1986 Folk & Bluegrass: The Majesty of Joni Mitchell Giants Stadium | Jun 15, 1986 watch video

    The singer-songwriter, who is still recovering from a serious illness, performs "The Three Great Stimulants" and "Hejira" in this 1986 video.

  9. Rock: The Selecter at Tramps, '96 Rock The Selecter at Tramps, '96 Tramps Sep 7, 1996 Rock: The Selecter at Tramps, '96 Tramps | Sep 7, 1996

    British singer and rude girl Pauline Black leads the Coventry ska revival band on "Train to Skaville," "Too Much Pressure" and "Die Happy."

  10. Folk & Bluegrass: The Scragg Family at Ash Grove, '65 Folk & Bluegrass The Scragg Family at Ash Grove, '65 Ash Grove Jan 1, 1965 Folk & Bluegrass: The Scragg Family at Ash Grove, '65 Ash Grove | Jan 1, 1965

    Mandolinist-founder Peter Feldmann leads one of California's premier old time bluegrass bands on "Dark as a Dungeon" and "Run Mountain."

  11. 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.

  12. Indie: String Cheese Incident at Woodstock, 1999 Indie String Cheese Incident at Woodstock, 1999 Woodstock 99 West Stage Jul 22, 1999 Indie: String Cheese Incident at Woodstock, 1999 Woodstock 99 West Stage | Jul 22, 1999 watch video

    The alt-bluegrass jam band releases its new album Believe today. Hear their take on Aerosmith's "Walk This Way" and "Lonesome Fiddle Blues."

  13. Interviews: Reminiscing With Captain Trips Interviews Reminiscing With Captain Trips Sep 22, 1975 Interviews: Reminiscing With Captain Trips Sep 22, 1975

    In a 1975 interview, Jerry Garcia talks about Bill Graham, the Acid Tests, 'old-time lunacy' in Haight-Ashbury and the world community of freaks.

  14. Rock: Black Sabbath at Asbury Park, 1975 Rock Black Sabbath at Asbury Park, 1975 Convention Hall Aug 5, 1975 Rock: Black Sabbath at Asbury Park, 1975 Convention Hall | Aug 5, 1975

    The Godfathers of Heavy Metal perform classics like "Iron Man," "War Pigs" and "Paranoid" along with new tunes from Sabotage.

  15. Indie: Video: Vintage Trouble at SXSW, 2012 Indie Video: Vintage Trouble at SXSW, 2012 Stage On Sixth Mar 15, 2012 Indie: Video: Vintage Trouble at SXSW, 2012 Stage On Sixth | Mar 15, 2012 watch video

    Dynamic singer and frontman Ty Taylor leads the tough L.A. group on tunes from their debut album, The Bomb Shelter Sessions in Austin.

  16. Rock: Dickey Betts Rocking in '74 Rock Dickey Betts Rocking in '74 Winterland Dec 14, 1974 Rock: Dickey Betts Rocking in '74 Winterland | Dec 14, 1974

    Starting acoustic before moving to electric for an epic 41-minute version of "In Memory of Elizabeth Reed," this Winterland show is beyond description.

  17. Rock: Todd Rundgren's A Cappella Project Rock Todd Rundgren's A Cappella Project Bismark Theater Oct 26, 1985 Rock: Todd Rundgren's A Cappella Project Bismark Theater | Oct 26, 1985

    The visionary composer-performer explores the power of the human voice in this daring 1985 show that is entirely sans instruments.

  18. Rock: Allman Brothers' Countdown to Midnight Rock Allman Brothers' Countdown to Midnight Cow Palace Dec 31, 1973 Rock: Allman Brothers' Countdown to Midnight Cow Palace | Dec 31, 1973

    Jerry Garcia and members of the Grateful Dead join the Allman Brothers Band on "Whipping Post" in this New Year's Eve show from 1973.

  19. Folk & Bluegrass: Ralph Stanley Goes 'Lawless' Folk & Bluegrass Ralph Stanley Goes 'Lawless' Newport Folk Festival Jul 27, 1968 Folk & Bluegrass: Ralph Stanley Goes 'Lawless' Newport Folk Festival | Jul 27, 1968

    Hear the bluegrass legend cover a Velvet Underground classic for the Nick Cave-penned film Lawless, then catch his Newport '68 set.

  20. Jazz: Video: James Carter Breaking Out in '96 Jazz Video: James Carter Breaking Out in '96 Jazz: Video: James Carter Breaking Out in '96

    The Young Lion with the Herculean technique displays his astonishing chops on saxes and clarinet in this dynamic set from Newport.

  21. Blues: Elvin Bishop From Back in the Day Blues Elvin Bishop From Back in the Day Keystone Korner Mar 17, 1971 Blues: Elvin Bishop From Back in the Day Keystone Korner | Mar 17, 1971

    The Bay Area blues icon releases his new Alligator album, Can't Even Do Wrong Right, today. Hear him at this Keystone Korner concert in 1971.

  22. Rock: Pink Floyd Salutes Syd Barrett Rock Pink Floyd Salutes Syd Barrett Oakland Coliseum Arena May 9, 1977 Rock: Pink Floyd Salutes Syd Barrett Oakland Coliseum Arena | May 9, 1977

    The Floyd plays all nine parts of "Shine On You Crazy Diamond" from Wish You Were Here in this 1977 tribute to their former frontman.

  23. Country: Forester Sisters' Shimmering Harmonies Country Forester Sisters' Shimmering Harmonies Hampton Coliseum Oct 27, 1985 Country: Forester Sisters' Shimmering Harmonies Hampton Coliseum | Oct 27, 1985

    The four sisters from Nashville topped the charts in the '80s. Hear them sing the Chordettes' "Mr. Sandman" and their own hits in the 1985 concert.

  24. Rock: Pete Townshend's Deep End in '85 Rock Pete Townshend's Deep End in '85 Brixton Academy Nov 2, 1985 Rock: Pete Townshend's Deep End in '85 Brixton Academy | Nov 2, 1985

    In this show Pete Townshend is backed by his legendary Deep End band, featuring David Gilmour on lead guitar and a 5-piece horn section.

  25. Jazz: Mose Allison: NEA Jazz Master Jazz Mose Allison: NEA Jazz Master Jazz: Mose Allison: NEA Jazz Master Mose Allison Playlist

    Enjoy a playlist of witty, down-home tunes by the pianist and wry lyricist, who receives an NEA Jazz Masters Award tonight at Lincoln Center.

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  1. Rock: The Tubes' New Years Countdown Rock The Tubes' New Years Countdown Winterland Dec 31, 1975 Rock: The Tubes' New Years Countdown Winterland | Dec 31, 1975 watch video

    Theatrical frontman Fee Waybill welcomes in 1976 with the Stanford Marching Band playing "Living in the U.S.A." in this wild concert video.

  2. Blues: Video: George Thorogood Unplugged Blues Video: George Thorogood Unplugged Wolfgang's Vault Aug 1, 2011 Blues: Video: George Thorogood Unplugged Wolfgang's Vault | Aug 1, 2011 watch video

    The high-energy blues 'n' boogie man plays "Bo Diddley," "Spoonful" and "One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer" in this intimate acoustic set.

  3. Indie: Blizzard 'Testing the Water' in London Indie Blizzard 'Testing the Water' in London 2KHz Nov 27, 2013 Indie: Blizzard 'Testing the Water' in London 2KHz | Nov 27, 2013

    19-year-old U.K. rapper Bradley "Blizzard" Green, Manchester's answer to Eninem, delivers his rapid-fire raps at 2KHz Studios in 2013.

  4. Rock: Tom Petty in Paradise, 1978 Rock Tom Petty in Paradise, 1978 Rock: Tom Petty in Paradise, 1978

    At this Boston club, on tour in support of You're Gonna Get It!, the Heartbreakers cover "Shout," "Route 66," "I Fought the Law" and "I'm a King Bee."

  5. Comedy: Love, Laughter and Robin Williams Comedy Love, Laughter and Robin Williams Golden Gate Park Nov 3, 1991 Comedy: Love, Laughter and Robin Williams Golden Gate Park | Nov 3, 1991 watch video

    Have a laugh with Robin Williams performing during Bill Graham's memorial concert in Golden Gate Park from 1991.

  6. Indie: CBGB Bands Playlist Indie CBGB Bands Playlist Indie: CBGB Bands Playlist CBGB Bands

    The DIY ethic of artists like the Ramones, Blondie, Patti Smith, and Talking Heads makes them something like godparents to today's indie scene.

  7. Country: Jerry Jeff Walker's Hit Parade Country Jerry Jeff Walker's Hit Parade Country: Jerry Jeff Walker's Hit Parade Jerry Jeff Walker Playlist

    The Texas singer-songwriter performs "Mr. Bojangles," "Up Against the Wall Redneck Mother" and other hits from the '70s.

  8. Interviews: Stevie Ray Vaughan Opens Up Interviews Stevie Ray Vaughan Opens Up Lone Star Cafe Jan 1, 1985 Interviews: Stevie Ray Vaughan Opens Up Lone Star Cafe | Jan 1, 1985 watch video

    The Texas guitar hero speaks candidly about his upbringing and influences in this pre-rehab interview from 1985 at the Lone Star Cafe.

  9. Indie: The Lumineers at SXSW, 2012 Indie The Lumineers at SXSW, 2012 Stage On Sixth Mar 16, 2012 Indie: The Lumineers at SXSW, 2012 Stage On Sixth | Mar 16, 2012 watch video

    The Denver band plays "Dead Sea," "Stubborn Love" and their catchy single "Ho Hey" from their platinum-selling self-titled debut album.

  10. Blues: The Loading Zone Brings in the Horns Blues The Loading Zone Brings in the Horns Fillmore Auditorium Feb 10, 1968 Blues: The Loading Zone Brings in the Horns Fillmore Auditorium | Feb 10, 1968

    The Loading Zone meld genres in this 1967 set where their horn section gives a funky flavor to their blues rock sound.

  11. Rock: NEW: Blue Oyster Cult Burnin' for You Rock NEW: Blue Oyster Cult Burnin' for You Centrum Sep 24, 1982 Rock: NEW: Blue Oyster Cult Burnin' for You Centrum | Sep 24, 1982

    The long Island-based rockers play their hits "Godzilla," "Hot Rails To Hell" and "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" in this 1982 set from Worcester.

  12. Rock: Dr. John Radiates the 88s Rock Dr. John Radiates the 88s Tramps Apr 18, 1997 Rock: Dr. John Radiates the 88s Tramps | Apr 18, 1997

    The New Orleans music ambassador flaunts his pianistic chops on Leadbelly's "Goodnight Irene" and "Shoo Fly Marches On" in this '97 set.

  13. Jazz: New Release: Don Ellis Orchestra at Newport Jazz New Release: Don Ellis Orchestra at Newport Newport Jazz Festival Jul 3, 1967 Jazz: New Release: Don Ellis Orchestra at Newport Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 3, 1967

    The trumpeter-composer explores complex time signatures and electronics with his adventurous big band at the 1967 Newport Jazz Festival.

  14. Rock: Elvis Costello Enchants Winterland Rock Elvis Costello Enchants Winterland Winterland Jun 7, 1978 Rock: Elvis Costello Enchants Winterland Winterland | Jun 7, 1978

    Enjoy this Elvis Costello show in honor of the release of his new album with the Roots, Wise Up Ghost.

  15. Rock: Public Enemy at Tramps, 1999 Rock Public Enemy at Tramps, 1999 Tramps Jul 21, 1999 Rock: Public Enemy at Tramps, 1999 Tramps | Jul 21, 1999

    Rapper Chuck D and hype man Flavor Flav premiere "Do You Wanna Go Our Way," "What What" and other tunes from There's a Poison Goin' On.

  16. Rock: Remembering John Entwistle Rock Remembering John Entwistle Spectrum Mar 15, 1975 Rock: Remembering John Entwistle Spectrum | Mar 15, 1975

    The Who bassist, affectionately known as "The Ox," leads his own band in this 1975 concert.

  17. Rock: MC5 Kick Out the Jams Rock MC5 Kick Out the Jams Sturgis Armory Jun 27, 1968 Rock: MC5 Kick Out the Jams Sturgis Armory | Jun 27, 1968

    This MC5 show from 1968 captures the band in all of its crash and burn glory, several months prior to the recordings for their first album.

  18. Rock: Ritchie Blackmore Over the Rainbow Rock Ritchie Blackmore Over the Rainbow Orpheum Theatre May 7, 1981 Rock: Ritchie Blackmore Over the Rainbow Orpheum Theatre | May 7, 1981

    The metal guitar hero wails on "Spotlight Kid," "Man on the Silver Mountain" and "Smoke on the Water" in this 1981 concert.

  19. Jazz: The Phenomenal Peggy Lee Jazz The Phenomenal Peggy Lee Resorts Aug 9, 1984 Jazz: The Phenomenal Peggy Lee Resorts | Aug 9, 1984

    The jazz queen continued to attract crowds well after her greatest hits had been released in the '40s, always sounding crisp and cool.

  20. Comedy: The Happy Wanderers' Polka Party Comedy The Happy Wanderers' Polka Party Comedy: The Happy Wanderers' Polka Party The Shmenge Brothers' Polka Party

    Leutonia brothers Yosh and Stan Schmenge (John Candy and Eugene Levy) play "The Cabbage Rolls and Coffee Polka" at '86 Comic Relief.

  21. Comedy: Cheech and Chong Light Up the Bowl Comedy Cheech and Chong Light Up the Bowl Cotton Bowl Jul 1, 1978 Comedy: Cheech and Chong Light Up the Bowl Cotton Bowl | Jul 1, 1978

    The stony duo breaks up the sets in the '78 Texxas World Music Festival with some serious comic relief hosted in the Cotton Bowl.

  22. Interviews: Hanging on the Phone With Bill Graham Interviews Hanging on the Phone With Bill Graham Jan 14, 1989 Interviews: Hanging on the Phone With Bill Graham Jan 14, 1989

    The original rock impresario reminisces about the Human Be-In, the beginning of the Summer of Love and the San Francisco scene.

  23. Rock: Blood, Sweat and Tears in '77 Rock Blood, Sweat and Tears in '77 Bottom Line Nov 9, 1977 Rock: Blood, Sweat and Tears in '77 Bottom Line | Nov 9, 1977

    This show not only features the return of David Clayton Thomas, but also was part of the 10th Anniversary Celebration of the epic group.

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