Concert Vault
  1. Rock: New Release: The Rolling Stones, Chicago '81 Rock New Release: The Rolling Stones, Chicago '81 Rosemont Horizon Nov 23, 1981 Rock: New Release: The Rolling Stones, Chicago '81 Rosemont Horizon | Nov 23, 1981

    As the Stones celebrate their 50th anniversary and announce the premiere of a restored '65 tour film, hear them in top form at the Rosemont Horizon.

  2. Blues: Elvin Bishop at the Keystone Korner Blues Elvin Bishop at the Keystone Korner Keystone Korner Mar 20, 1971 Blues: Elvin Bishop at the Keystone Korner Keystone Korner | Mar 20, 1971

    The Oklahoma guitarist plays "Smokin' Reefers and Sniffn' Cocaine," "The Sky Is Crying" and "Fannie Mae" in this '71 set from San Francisco.

  3. Folk & Bluegrass: Don McLean in London Folk & Bluegrass Don McLean in London Dominion Theatre Nov 16, 1980 Folk & Bluegrass: Don McLean in London Dominion Theatre | Nov 16, 1980

    Hear the American Troubadour play with a tight band (including string section) for a packed house at the historic Dominion Theatre in 1980.

  4. Rock: New Release: The Rockets Rock Michigan Rock New Release: The Rockets Rock Michigan Royal Oak Music Theatre Dec 29, 1982 Rock: New Release: The Rockets Rock Michigan Royal Oak Music Theatre | Dec 29, 1982

    Featuring two former members of Mitch Ryder's Detroit Wheels, The Rockets took that band's Motor City soul and revved it up for the '70s and '80s.

  5. Rock: 10cc's 'I'm Not In Love' Rock 10cc's 'I'm Not In Love' Santa Monica Nov 11, 1975 Rock: 10cc's 'I'm Not In Love' Santa Monica | Nov 11, 1975

    10cc play this fantastic set riding high on their then-recent success with hit single "I'm Not In Love."

  6. Rock: Uncut: Boston in '87 Rock Uncut: Boston in '87 Alpine Valley Music Theatre Aug 7, 1987 Rock: Uncut: Boston in '87 Alpine Valley Music Theatre | Aug 7, 1987

    Still going strong after a decade of rocking, the band was recorded in this concert in 1987 is during their tour in support of the #1 album Third Stage.

  7. Indie: Uncut: Outkast in '98 Indie Uncut: Outkast in '98 Tramps Dec 9, 1998 Indie: Uncut: Outkast in '98 Tramps | Dec 9, 1998

    Recorded at historic New York club Tramps, this set captures the Dirty South duo at the time of their breakthrough.

  8. Jazz: Randy Weston Plays Central Park Jazz Randy Weston Plays Central Park Central Park Jul 7, 1973 Jazz: Randy Weston Plays Central Park Central Park | Jul 7, 1973

    The pianist-composer leads his 18-piece all-star band on the expansive "African Cookbook" and his popular "Hi-Fly" in this '73 set.

  9. Jazz: Cool Cat School Jazz Cool Cat School Newport Jazz Festival Jul 16, 1955 Jazz: Cool Cat School Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 16, 1955

    Chet Baker, of the West Coast school of cool jazz, parlayed his trumpeting into restrained, tortured, smooth romanticism.

  10. 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.

  11. Rock: In Memory of Lou Reed Rock In Memory of Lou Reed Rock: In Memory of Lou Reed Lou Reed Memorial Playlist

    Celebrate the pioneering singer-songwriter with five hours of his most profound moments from the Vault.

  12. Indie: Video: The Hold Steady in Austin, '09 Indie Video: The Hold Steady in Austin, '09 Club de Ville Mar 20, 2009 Indie: Video: The Hold Steady in Austin, '09 Club de Ville | Mar 20, 2009 watch video

    Guitarist-singer Craig Finn leads the Brooklyn-based band on "Hornets! Hornets!," "Ask Her for Adderall" and other tunes from Stay Positive.

  13. Rock: Frank Zappa Shuts Up 'n Plays His Guitar Rock Frank Zappa Shuts Up 'n Plays His Guitar Rock: Frank Zappa Shuts Up 'n Plays His Guitar Zappa Shuts Up and Plays His Guitar

    The guitarist skips the sarcasm and satire and goes straight for the jugular with his six-string fusillades in this strictly instrument playlist.

  14. Jazz: How Could We Leave Out Billy Cobham?! Jazz How Could We Leave Out Billy Cobham?! Jazz: How Could We Leave Out Billy Cobham?! The Very Best of Billy Cobham

    The people have spoken, and omitting Billy Cobham from our Top 10 Greatest Drummers list clearly was unpardonable. So, listen to this!

  15. Comedy: Weird Al Yankovic's Twisted Ditties Comedy Weird Al Yankovic's Twisted Ditties Trafalmadore Mar 10, 1984 Comedy: Weird Al Yankovic's Twisted Ditties Trafalmadore | Mar 10, 1984

    The parodist-accordianist takes on Michael Jackson ("Eat It"), Jim Croce ("If I Could Make Love to a Bottle") and others in this '84 concert.

  16. Folk & Bluegrass: Don't Mess With Rockin' Sidney's Toot Toot Folk & Bluegrass Don't Mess With Rockin' Sidney's Toot Toot Hampton, VA Nov 6, 1985 Folk & Bluegrass: Don't Mess With Rockin' Sidney's Toot Toot Hampton, VA | Nov 6, 1985

    The Louisiana zydeco star performs his international hit "My Toot Toot" and "Jalapeno Lena" in this 1985 concert from Hampton, Virginia.

  17. Country: 2013 Stagecoach Festival Playlist Country 2013 Stagecoach Festival Playlist Country: 2013 Stagecoach Festival Playlist 2013 Stagecoach Festival Playlist

    Sure, the monster California country fest is four months away, but it's never too early to spend time with artists like Dwight Yoakam and Tanya Tucker.

  18. Interviews: Pink Floyd's David Gilmour and Roger Waters Interviews Pink Floyd's David Gilmour and Roger Waters Interviews: Pink Floyd's David Gilmour and Roger Waters David Gilmour and Roger Waters Interviewed

    These back-to-back 1984 interviews with Waters and Gilmour give insight on their respective solo careers.

  19. Blues: Video: Albert King's Blues Power Blues Video: Albert King's Blues Power Capitol Theatre Jun 18, 1982 Blues: Video: Albert King's Blues Power Capitol Theatre | Jun 18, 1982 watch video

    The legendary guitarist unleashes his ferocious string bends as special guest with John Mayall's Bluesbreakers in this '82 concert.

  20. Rock: Hothouse Flowers at the Beacon Theatre Rock Hothouse Flowers at the Beacon Theatre Beacon Theatre Nov 2, 1988 Rock: Hothouse Flowers at the Beacon Theatre Beacon Theatre | Nov 2, 1988

    The Dublin-based Celtic rock band, championed by U2, performs material from their Stateside debut, People, in this 1988 concert.

  21. Rock: The Wicked Pickett at Tramps, '94 Rock The Wicked Pickett at Tramps, '94 Tramps Oct 28, 1994 Rock: The Wicked Pickett at Tramps, '94 Tramps | Oct 28, 1994

    R&B legend Wilson Pickett sings his signature tunes "Mustang Sally," "In the Midnight Hour," "Funky Broadway" and "Land of 1,000 Dances."

  22. Folk & Bluegrass: The Ragin' Cajun on Campus Folk & Bluegrass The Ragin' Cajun on Campus Windham College Feb 17, 1973 Folk & Bluegrass: The Ragin' Cajun on Campus Windham College | Feb 17, 1973

    West Louisiana fiddler and singer Doug Kershaw performs his signature "Diggy Diggy Lo" and "Cajun Joe" at Windham College in this '73 set.

  23. Rock: New: Elvis Costello & The Attractions, '83 Rock New: Elvis Costello & The Attractions, '83 Frank Erwin Center Sep 7, 1983 Rock: New: Elvis Costello & The Attractions, '83 Frank Erwin Center | Sep 7, 1983

    Declan Patrick MacManus premieres "Shipbuilding," "Let Them All Talk," "Everyday I Write the Book" and other tunes from Punch the Clock.

  24. Rock: Video: Tom Petty Unplugged Rock Video: Tom Petty Unplugged Shoreline Amphitheatre Oct 2, 1994 Rock: Video: Tom Petty Unplugged Shoreline Amphitheatre | Oct 2, 1994 watch video

    The singer-songwriter performs J.J. Cale's "Thirteen Days" and his own anthemic "Free Fallin'" in this intimate acoustic set from 1994.

  25. Rock: Have You Surfed With the Alien Lately? Rock Have You Surfed With the Alien Lately? California Theatre Jun 11, 1988 Rock: Have You Surfed With the Alien Lately? California Theatre | Jun 11, 1988

    Hear Joe Satriani's interplanetary licks at this '88 San Diego show, including the title track of then-recently released Surfing With The Alien, and "Satch Boogie."

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  1. Rock: Robert Plant Doing It for 'Love' Rock Robert Plant Doing It for 'Love' Beacon Theatre Jun 23, 2006 Rock: Robert Plant Doing It for 'Love' Beacon Theatre | Jun 23, 2006

    The iconic hard rock arrives at the Vault in a recently uploaded uncut show where he honors another legend, Arthur Lee.

  2. Interviews: Mickey Hart & Jerry Garcia Speak Interviews Mickey Hart & Jerry Garcia Speak Interviews: Mickey Hart & Jerry Garcia Speak

    From scoring Apocalypse Now to their songwriting process, Hart and Garcia discuss all things Dead.

  3. Indie: Michael Kiwanuka's Mercury Prize Nomination Indie Michael Kiwanuka's Mercury Prize Nomination 2KHz Jul 12, 2012 Indie: Michael Kiwanuka's Mercury Prize Nomination 2KHz | Jul 12, 2012

    The UK artist's debut album Home Again was nominated for the coveted Mercury Prize. His soulful voice is front and center in his recent Daytrotter session.

  4. Jazz: Give the Drummer Some! Jazz Give the Drummer Some! Jazz: Give the Drummer Some! A Jazz Drum Solo Playlist

    Hear great solos by such iconic drummers as Papa Jo Jones, Buddy Rich, Max Roach, Art Blakey, Elvin Jones, Gene Krupa and Billy Cobham.

  5. Jazz: George Benson Jamming at Newport Jazz George Benson Jamming at Newport Newport Jazz Festival Jul 3, 1969 Jazz: George Benson Jamming at Newport Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 3, 1969

    The rising star guitarist showcases his stunning chops on "Shape of Jazz to Come" and "Straight No Chase" in this 1969 concert.

  6. Rock: Hooks From the Vault: The US Edition Rock Hooks From the Vault: The US Edition Rock: Hooks From the Vault: The US Edition Hooks From The Vault: US Edition

    Hear 40 of the catchiest tunes written by such American song-crafters as John Hiatt, John Fogerty, the Boss, Warren Zevon and others.

  7. 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.

  8. Rock: Video: Traffic Reunion at Woodstock '94 Rock Video: Traffic Reunion at Woodstock '94 Woodstock 94 Aug 14, 1994 Rock: Video: Traffic Reunion at Woodstock '94 Woodstock 94 | Aug 14, 1994 watch video

    Charter members Steve Winwood and Jim Capaldi lead a new lineup on "Pearly Queen" and "Dear Mr. Fantasy" at the Saugerties festival.

  9. Indie: Video: Fitz & the Tantrums at Paste Indie Video: Fitz & the Tantrums at Paste Paste Magazine Offices Apr 13, 2011 Indie: Video: Fitz & the Tantrums at Paste Paste Magazine Offices | Apr 13, 2011 watch video

    The neo-soul band, which entertained rabid crowds at the NFL's Super Bowl Pre-Game Tailgate Party, plays "Moneygrabber" and others.

  10. Jazz: Welcome to Lea DeLaria's Party! Jazz Welcome to Lea DeLaria's Party! Newport Jazz Festival Aug 11, 2002 Jazz: Welcome to Lea DeLaria's Party! Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 11, 2002 watch video

    Carrie "Big Boo" Black from Orange is the New Black swings Sondheim's "The Ballad of Sweeney Todd" and more in this 2002 Newport video.

  11. Rock: REO Speedwagon Rolls in Milwaukee Rock REO Speedwagon Rolls in Milwaukee Milwaukee Arena May 3, 1983 Rock: REO Speedwagon Rolls in Milwaukee Milwaukee Arena | May 3, 1983

    The quintessential arena rock band performs the ultimate power ballad "Keep on Lovin' You" and their hit "Time for Me to Fly" in this 1983 set.

  12. Rock: Prince Will Funk You Rock Prince Will Funk You DNA Lounge Apr 12, 1993 Rock: Prince Will Funk You DNA Lounge | Apr 12, 1993

    In 1993, Prince rocked the DNA Lounge with an intensely funky, two-set after-show jam that carried on until the wee hours of the morning.

  13. Rock: Traffic at Winterland, 1973 Rock Traffic at Winterland, 1973 Winterland Jan 26, 1973 Rock: Traffic at Winterland, 1973 Winterland | Jan 26, 1973

    Stevie Winwood leads the group on classics like "Dear Mr. Fantasy" and "Freedom Rider" and new tunes from Shoot Out at the Fantasy Factory.

  14. Rock: ZZ Top Still Bad, Still Nationwide Rock ZZ Top Still Bad, Still Nationwide Rock: ZZ Top Still Bad, Still Nationwide

    The Texas trio with the distinguishing facial hair are back with new album in September. Meantime, get revved up with this muscular concert from 1980.

  15. Country: Guitar Town Live Country Guitar Town Live Bottom Line Jun 18, 1986 Country: Guitar Town Live Bottom Line | Jun 18, 1986

    Steve Earle was at the very beginning of a long and fascinating career at the time of this Bottom Line appearance.

  16. Rock: Jimi Hendrix Closes Woodstock Rock Jimi Hendrix Closes Woodstock Berkeley Community Theatre May 30, 1970 Rock: Jimi Hendrix Closes Woodstock Berkeley Community Theatre | May 30, 1970

    The immortal guitarist was the finale to "3 Days of Peace & Music." Hear him play the closing tune "Villanova Junction" in this 1970 set.

  17. Rock: Steely Dan's London Premiere Rock Steely Dan's London Premiere Rainbow Theatre May 20, 1974 Rock: Steely Dan's London Premiere Rainbow Theatre | May 20, 1974

    The original lineup performs the revved up "Bodhisattva," the Latin-tinged "Do It Again" and the rockin' "Reeliin' In The Years" in 1974.

  18. Country: Reba McEntire Plays Patsy Cline Country Reba McEntire Plays Patsy Cline Appalachian Fair Aug 27, 1983 Country: Reba McEntire Plays Patsy Cline Appalachian Fair | Aug 27, 1983

    Reba pays tribute to Nashville legend Patsy Cline in this superb show from 1983 in Tennessee.

  19. Indie: The Lumineers vs. Alabama Shakes vs. Fun. Indie The Lumineers vs. Alabama Shakes vs. Fun. Indie: The Lumineers vs. Alabama Shakes vs. Fun. Best New Artists Nominees

    Three of the biggest bands of 2012 square off at the Grammys in the Best New Artist category. Hear them live, then let us know who you think should win.

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

    You've heard their hit song "Ho Hey," check out the rest of their amazing live set from SXSW.

  21. Rock: Tower of Power Funkin' at the Fillmore, '71 Rock Tower of Power Funkin' at the Fillmore, '71 Fillmore West Mar 6, 1971 Rock: Tower of Power Funkin' at the Fillmore, '71 Fillmore West | Mar 6, 1971

    The Bay Area horn band, fueled by drummer Dave Garibaldi and bassist Rocco Prestia, premieres tunes from their debut album, East Bay Grease.

  22. Blues: Chris Smither's Delta Muse Blues Chris Smither's Delta Muse Lenox Music Inn Jul 28, 1973 Blues: Chris Smither's Delta Muse Lenox Music Inn | Jul 28, 1973

    The folk-blues troubadour blends fingerstyle picking and passionate vocals on "Statesboro Blues" and "Dust My Broom" in this '73 solo set.

  23. Rock: Carl Perkins Still Rockin' in '82 Rock Carl Perkins Still Rockin' in '82 Cannery Mar 20, 1982 Rock: Carl Perkins Still Rockin' in '82 Cannery | Mar 20, 1982

    The Memphis rockabilly great was still going strong into the 80s. This show from the Cannery in Nashville has him playing and singing in full form.

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