The legendary Trips Festival, chronicled in Tom Wolfe's The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, preserved for your enjoyment in the Concert Vault.
The hero of Woodstock entertains an enthusiastic audience with his soulful brand of folk-rock at the famous NYC club.
The comedian, satirist and outspoken social-political commentator reads the news and "thinks up goofy shit" in this hilarious concert.
The tight power pop band from Tempe premieres tunes from their debut album, New Miserable Experience, in this 1992 set.
The proto-punk rockers play their raging "Black to Comm" and blazing versions of Sun Ra's "Starship" and Little Richard's "Tutti Frutti" in 1968.
Guitarist-singer Ian Hunter leads the Brit rock band on their hits "All the Young Dudes," "Roll Away the Stone" and "All the Way From Memphis."
The rootsy Brooklyn band (minus mandolinist-singer Amy Helm) plays a beguiling "Swanee River" and a mellow "Raining in My Mind" in 2011.
The guitarist leads his quintet on early tunes like "Phase Dance" and "Jaco" and newer material like "James" and "Offramp" in this '82 set.
On this weekend in 1972, Chick Corea and Return to Forever began recording their self-titled debut for ECM. Hear the volatile 1973 edition of the group.
This show from Winterland in '73 has Miller playing the first seven songs solo on an acoustic 12-string before the band comes on to kick it into high gear.
The singer-songwriter performs J.J. Cale's "Thirteen Days" and his own anthemic "Free Fallin'" in this intimate acoustic set from 1994.
The N'awlins funkateers interpret Marvin Gaye's "What's Goin' On," P-Funk's "Red Hot Mama" and the Neville Brothers' "Africa" in 2008.
Watch the guitarist-singer flaunt her slide chops on a Delta medley of "Write Me a Few of Your Lines/Kokomo Blues/Walkin' Blues" in this '93 set.
Upright bassist Chris (of Medeski, Martin & Wood) joins guitar-playing-singing brother Oliver on Americana tunes from 2008's Loaded.
The Eagles' guitarist-singer performs tunes from his solo debut No Fun Aloud and covers Marvin Gaye's soulful anthem "What's Going On."
Hear hookmeisters John Fogerty, John Hiatt, Warren Zevon, Bruce Springsteen, Marshall Crenshaw and others in this 3-hour playlist.
True to the era, Gabor Szabo was exploring some far out space at the 1967 Newport Jazz Festival.
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.
The Dire Straits frontman speaks about his involvement with a number of good causes, and about some of his earliest musical influences.
The keyboardist-composer won "Best Jazz Instrumental Album" for Trilogy. See him with his Remembering Bud Powell band at Newport '96.
NGDB tours relentlessly through the end of October, including dates with Asleep At The Wheel. Hear both bands here, through the decades.
David Byrne leads the edgy art-rock band on tunes from Fear of Music in this now-complete set previously featured only in part.
Sink into the eclectic, throwback sounds stitched together by McPherson, from hardcore R&B to Jamaican rocksteady.
This 1987 radio interview features all four U2 members fielding questions from adoring fans, as well as a guest appearance by the Dalton Brothers!
Leutonia brothers Yosh and Stan Schmenge (John Candy and Eugene Levy) play "The Cabbage Rolls and Coffee Polka" at '86 Comic Relief.
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.
We have a fever...Catch Blue Oyster Cult with their hit "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" in 1986 and hear why the only prescription is more cowbell!
Although this show, recorded on Halloween in 1975, was only the second for Dylan's Rolling Thunder Revue, the raw energy and spontaneity can't be denied.
There can only be one #1, and you chose it. This incredible recording of Steely Dan's original lineup is Concert Vault's most downloaded concert of 2012.
The consummate power-pop songsmith performs tunes from Field Day and premieres tunes from Downtown in this '85 concert.
The guitarist-singer-songwriter performs "Come to My Window" and other tunes from her 'coming out' album Yes I Am in this intimate set.
Dexy's Midnight Runners hit the nail on the head with their biggest hit, "Come On Eileen." Hear them milk it for nine minutes live in '83.
Peter Frampton hit the road again in '77 in support of his album I'm In You, just a year after his monumental success with Frampton Comes Alive.
The three Durham siblings from London alternate between jump blues, ska and reggae flavored these lively sets from 2009 and 2014.
The swinging, blues-drenched trombonist-singer performs "Rockin' Chair" with Don Goldie doing his best Satchmo imitation in this rousing '59 Newport set.
The soulful Irish singer-songwriter premieres tunes from Common One and performs classics like "Ballerina," "Tupelo Honey" and "Moondance."
Lindsey Buckingham is on tour and will hit Baton Rouge, LA tonight. Here he is with Stevie back in '75.
This 1983 performance from Michael Bolton leaves the ballads behind in favor of a more powerful rock sound.
Get familiar with fuzzy, psychedelic sounds of Australian rockers Tame Impala before their much-hyped second album Lonerism drops next week.
The 7-piece Latin, hip-hop, world funk-fusion group from L.A. provides infectious grooves for dancers at this '98 Black Oak Ranch concert.
The jazz master and avant garde pioneer, who is still performing at age 87, premieres material from his groundbreaking album, Unit Structures.
Walden has written pop hits for Aretha Franklin, Mariah Carey, Diana Ross and more. Hear his band play 'How Will I Know,' written for Whitney Houston.
The singer-songwriter and wicked guit-picker plays "My Wife Thinks Your Dead," "Hillbilly Hula Gal" and "Sugarfoot Rag" in this '92 set.
Watch the Queen of Soul demand what she deserves with her biggest hit in this 1971 show.
Guitarist Steve (T. Blade) Berkowitz (now A&R/blues archivist at Sony/Legacy) leads the Boston band on a set of jump blues in 1981.
The Texas guitar slinger tears it up with his power trio in this 1979 concert celebrating Woodstock's 10th anniversary.
The Philly band just released the single "Revolution Rock 'n' Roll" from its upcoming Dirty Pictures (Part 1). Hear them play "Shake It Little Tina."
Let JJR provide the soundtrack to a weekend (weeklong?) bender that'd make Little Richard proud.