Concert Vault
  1. Comedy: Cheech & Chong's Stoner Humor Comedy Cheech & Chong's Stoner Humor Daytona Beach, FL Apr 8, 1977 Comedy: Cheech & Chong's Stoner Humor Daytona Beach, FL | Apr 8, 1977

    The hippy-dippy duo smokes up and recreates their Sister Mary Elephant routine before a rowdy Daytona Beach crowd in 1977.

  2. 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.

  3. Rock: Thin Lizzy Is Back in Town Rock Thin Lizzy Is Back in Town Tower Theater Oct 20, 1977 Rock: Thin Lizzy Is Back in Town Tower Theater | Oct 20, 1977

    The Irish rock band formed by the late bassist Phil Lynott perform their classic "The Boys Are Back in Town" in this 1977 set.

  4. Rock: Pink Floyd Shines in '77 Rock Pink Floyd Shines in '77 Oakland Coliseum Arena May 9, 1977 Rock: Pink Floyd Shines in '77 Oakland Coliseum Arena | May 9, 1977

    This set from Oakland Coliseum is one of the finest performances of the band’s career. It is also one of the best and last live versions of Wish You Were Here.

  5. 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.

  6. Jazz: Bob Greene Salutes Jelly Roll Morton Jazz Bob Greene Salutes Jelly Roll Morton New Orleans Apr 1, 1977 Jazz: Bob Greene Salutes Jelly Roll Morton New Orleans | Apr 1, 1977

    The ragtime pianist and jazz historian pays tribute to the self-described 'inventor of jazz' in this 1977 uncut concert from New Orleans.

  7. Country: George Hamilton IV at Newport Folk Country George Hamilton IV at Newport Folk Newport Folk Festival Jul 27, 1968 Country: George Hamilton IV at Newport Folk Newport Folk Festival | Jul 27, 1968

    The Grand Ole Opry member performs John D. Loudermilk's "Abilene" and "Break My Mind" along with Gordon Lightfoot's "Steel Rail Blues."

  8. Blues: B.B.'s Inspiring Cousin Blues B.B.'s Inspiring Cousin Ash Grove Aug 18, 1967 Blues: B.B.'s Inspiring Cousin Ash Grove | Aug 18, 1967

    Bluesman Bukka White not only blazed his own trail, but he also started the musical path of the man who would be King.

  9. Indie: Patrick Watson Daytrotter Session Indie Patrick Watson Daytrotter Session Good Danny's Nov 16, 2012 Indie: Patrick Watson Daytrotter Session Good Danny's | Nov 16, 2012

    Experimental artist Patrick Watson makes hauntingly beautiful music that is driven by his powerful voice and supported by a superb band.

  10. Interviews: Understanding The Police in 1982 Interviews Understanding The Police in 1982 Oct 18, 1982 Interviews: Understanding The Police in 1982 Oct 18, 1982

    Sting, Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers paint three individual pictures of life in one of the world's biggest bands.

  11. Rock: Jackson Browne at Shoreline Amphitheater Rock Jackson Browne at Shoreline Amphitheater Shoreline Amphitheatre Oct 10, 1992 Rock: Jackson Browne at Shoreline Amphitheater Shoreline Amphitheatre | Oct 10, 1992 watch video

    The singer-songwriter gets an assist from guest Bonnie Raitt on "World in Motion" and "Here Come Those Tears Again" in this 1992 set.

  12. Rock: Bolton's Ballads Rock Bolton's Ballads Agora Ballroom Dallas May 14, 1983 Rock: Bolton's Ballads Agora Ballroom Dallas | May 14, 1983

    Let the prince of soft rock ballads, Michael Bolton, sail you through the rest of the work week with songs like "Can't hold On, Can't Let Go" and "Fools Game."

  13. 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.

  14. Rock: Video: Blondie's Big Breakthrough Year Rock Video: Blondie's Big Breakthrough Year Convention Hall Jul 7, 1979 Rock: Video: Blondie's Big Breakthrough Year Convention Hall | Jul 7, 1979 watch video

    See the revved up New Wave group featuring lead singer Deborah Harry premiere "Hanging on the Telephone" and "Heart of Glass" in 1979

  15. Rock: Video: Salt-N-Pepa at Woodstock, '94 Rock Video: Salt-N-Pepa at Woodstock, '94 Woodstock 94 Aug 13, 1994 Rock: Video: Salt-N-Pepa at Woodstock, '94 Woodstock 94 | Aug 13, 1994 watch video

    The Queens rappers, who have recently resurfaced in a popular Geico commercial, perform "Push It," "Shoop" and "Let's Talk About Sex."

  16. Blues: The Rising Sons at Ash Grove, 1965 Blues The Rising Sons at Ash Grove, 1965 Ash Grove May 30, 1965 Blues: The Rising Sons at Ash Grove, 1965 Ash Grove | May 30, 1965

    The L.A. band, featuring Taj Mahal and Ry Cooder, plays "I'm a King Bee," "Fannie Mae" and "Corinne, Corrina" in this set from 50 years ago.

  17. Blues: New to the Vault: B.B. King at Paul's Mall, '78 Blues New to the Vault: B.B. King at Paul's Mall, '78 Paul's Mall Apr 9, 1978 Blues: New to the Vault: B.B. King at Paul's Mall, '78 Paul's Mall | Apr 9, 1978

    The late King of the Blues squeezes every last drop of feeling out of each note on "Need My Baby" in this set from Boston, just added to CV.

  18. Rock: Don Henley Plays The Eagles Rock Don Henley Plays The Eagles Shoreline Amphitheatre Nov 2, 1991 Rock: Don Henley Plays The Eagles Shoreline Amphitheatre | Nov 2, 1991

    In this short and sweet set from '91, Don Henley opens with a smash from his solo years and closes with an Eagles favorite.

  19. Rock: NEW: Fingerprintz at Paradise, 1980 Rock NEW: Fingerprintz at Paradise, 1980 Paradise Oct 22, 1980 Rock: NEW: Fingerprintz at Paradise, 1980 Paradise | Oct 22, 1980

    The Brit new wave band, led by guitarist-singer Jimmie O'Neill, plays "Criminal Love" and "Bulletproof Love" from Distinguishing Marks.

  20. Indie: Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers in Chicago Indie Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers in Chicago Lincoln Hall Sep 17, 2013 Indie: Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers in Chicago Lincoln Hall | Sep 17, 2013 watch video

    The singer-songwriter fronts the Bay Area band on "Ravenous," "Go Go Go" and other tunes from their self-titled album in this 2013 video.

  21. Country: Crystal Gayle in Kansas City, 1980 Country Crystal Gayle in Kansas City, 1980 Uptown Theatre Nov 21, 1980 Country: Crystal Gayle in Kansas City, 1980 Uptown Theatre | Nov 21, 1980

    The striking singer with her trademark floor-length hair performs her crossover hit "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue" and "Rocky Top."

  22. Jazz: The Montgomery Brothers Take Newport Jazz The Montgomery Brothers Take Newport Newport Jazz Festival Jul 3, 1959 Jazz: The Montgomery Brothers Take Newport Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 3, 1959

    Bassist Monk and pianist Buddy (aka The Mastersounds) play "Golden Earrings" and "Nica's Dream" with their quartet in this 1959 set.

  23. 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.

  24. Rock: Jackson Browne: Singer and Activist Rock Jackson Browne: Singer and Activist Battery Park Sep 23, 1979 Rock: Jackson Browne: Singer and Activist Battery Park | Sep 23, 1979

    This short set from Jackson Browne was recorded at the No Nukes Rally held at Battery Park in New York City.

  25. Rock: Macy Gray's Daytrotter Session Rock Macy Gray's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio Sep 29, 2014 Rock: Macy Gray's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio | Sep 29, 2014

    The soulful singer performs "Stoned" and other tunes from her album The Way and covers Melanie's "Brand New Key" in this 2014 set.

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  1. Comedy: Groucho Marx in '72 Comedy Groucho Marx in '72 Masonic Auditorium Aug 11, 1972 Comedy: Groucho Marx in '72 Masonic Auditorium | Aug 11, 1972

    The comedy legend recalls some of his favorite childhood anecdotes including his first love and his namesake.

  2. Indie: Little Hurricane's Fuzz-Inflected Manifesto Indie Little Hurricane's Fuzz-Inflected Manifesto Big Orange Studios Feb 23, 2012 Indie: Little Hurricane's Fuzz-Inflected Manifesto Big Orange Studios | Feb 23, 2012

    San Diego duo of guitarist-frontman Anthony "Tone" Catalano and drummer Celeste "C.C." Spina plays "Superblues" and others at SXSW.

  3. Rock: Black Sabbath Classic 1970 Rock Black Sabbath Classic 1970 Musikladen May 25, 1970 Rock: Black Sabbath Classic 1970 Musikladen | May 25, 1970

    Taped in front of a small audience, this show contains four classics—"Black Sabbath," "Blue Suede Shoes," "Paranoid" and "Iron Man."

  4. Rock: Hip to be Square?  We don't think so! Rock Hip to be Square? We don't think so! Winterland Dec 20, 1975 Rock: Hip to be Square?  We don't think so! Winterland | Dec 20, 1975 watch video

    Huey Lewis definitely paid his dues. He was in Clover before the News - check out this awesome San Francisco 70s jam band.

  5. Rock: Pete Townshend's Solo Venture Rock Pete Townshend's Solo Venture Brixton Academy Nov 2, 1985 Rock: Pete Townshend's Solo Venture Brixton Academy | Nov 2, 1985

    The Who's guitarist-composer plays unplugged versions of "Magic Bus" and "Won't Get Fooled Again" in this 1985 set.

  6. Rock: Bob Dylan & Mark Knopfler Tour Rock Bob Dylan & Mark Knopfler Tour Rock: Bob Dylan & Mark Knopfler Tour Bob Dylan & Mark Knopfler

    The two legends will tour relentlessly in October and November. Get ready with this Dylan & Knopfler playlist.

  7. Blues: Hot Tuna's Electro-Acoustic Blues Blues Hot Tuna's Electro-Acoustic Blues Tramps Nov 28, 1998 Blues: Hot Tuna's Electro-Acoustic Blues Tramps | Nov 28, 1998

    Jefferson Airplane bandmates Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady play tunes by Robert Johnson, Rev. Gary Davis and Jimmy Reed in 1998.

  8. Jazz: Cannonball Adderley's Mixed Bag Jazz Cannonball Adderley's Mixed Bag Nassau Coliseum Jul 6, 1975 Jazz: Cannonball Adderley's Mixed Bag Nassau Coliseum | Jul 6, 1975

    The alto sax icon shifts from edgy fusion ("Phases") to mellow soul-jazz ("Country Preacher" and "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy") in this 1975 set.

  9. Blues: The Guy Behind the Guy Blues The Guy Behind the Guy Ash Grove Mar 2, 1968 Blues: The Guy Behind the Guy Ash Grove | Mar 2, 1968

    The man who influenced the most influential, Son House is the blues personified.

  10. Indie: The Slip's Daytrotter Session Indie The Slip's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio Apr 5, 2007 Indie: The Slip's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio | Apr 5, 2007

    The Boston-based trio, fronted by singer-guitarist Brad Barr, performs tunes from Eisenhower and covers The Who's "Baba O'Riley" in 2007.

  11. Rock: The Blues Brothers Kick Off Closing Rock The Blues Brothers Kick Off Closing Winterland Dec 31, 1978 Rock: The Blues Brothers Kick Off Closing Winterland | Dec 31, 1978 watch video

    Jake and Elwood brought one serious band with them to open for the Dead on the Winterland's final night of operations, New Year's Eve 1978.

  12. Rock: Video: Peter Gabriel at Woodstock '94 Rock Video: Peter Gabriel at Woodstock '94 Woodstock 94 Aug 14, 1994 Rock: Video: Peter Gabriel at Woodstock '94 Woodstock 94 | Aug 14, 1994 watch video

    The adventurous artist presents a visually stunning show including tunes from Us and classics like "Sledgehammer" and "Biko."

  13. Rock: Get on the 'Magic Bus' Rock Get on the 'Magic Bus' Royal Albert Hall Feb 9, 1986 Rock: Get on the 'Magic Bus' Royal Albert Hall | Feb 9, 1986

    The Who scored their third Top 40 US hit with this groovy love song. Listen to Pete Townshend's solo take from '86.

  14. 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.

  15. Country: Chet Atkins' Nashville Sound Country Chet Atkins' Nashville Sound Nashville Jun 6, 1985 Country: Chet Atkins' Nashville Sound Nashville | Jun 6, 1985

    The legendary guitarist performs "Ready for the Times to Get Better," Don McLean's "Vincent" and George Benson's "Sunrise" in this '85 set.

  16. Rock: Huey Lewis & The News at the Superdome Rock Huey Lewis & The News at the Superdome New Orleans, LA May 18, 1986 Rock: Huey Lewis & The News at the Superdome New Orleans, LA | May 18, 1986

    The powerfully-voiced singer leads his group on their hits "The Power of Love," "I Want a New Drug" and others in this America Rocks concert.

  17. Comedy: An Aqua Teen Hunger Force Christmas Comedy An Aqua Teen Hunger Force Christmas Daytrotter Studio Dec 22, 2009 Comedy: An Aqua Teen Hunger Force Christmas Daytrotter Studio | Dec 22, 2009

    Master Shake, Frylock and Meatwad perform "I Sure Hope I Don't Have to Beat Your Ass This Christmas" in this 2009 Daytrotter session.

  18. Folk & Bluegrass: Video: The Wood Brothers at Paste Folk & Bluegrass Video: The Wood Brothers at Paste Paste Magazine Offices Sep 4, 2008 Folk & Bluegrass: Video: The Wood Brothers at Paste Paste Magazine Offices | Sep 4, 2008 watch video

    Upright bassist Chris (of Medeski, Martin & Wood) joins guitar-playing-singing brother Oliver on Americana tunes from 2008's Loaded.

  19. Jazz: Kenny Burrell at Great American Music Hall Jazz Kenny Burrell at Great American Music Hall Newport Jazz Festival New York Jul 4, 1976 Jazz: Kenny Burrell at Great American Music Hall Newport Jazz Festival New York | Jul 4, 1976

    The guitar great, who just released new album Unlimited 1 at age 85, plays Dizzy's "Tin Tin Deo" and Thad Jones' "A Child Is Born" in 1976.

  20. Rock: Meet the Sheepdogs Rock Meet the Sheepdogs Breakglass Studio Dec 2, 2010 Rock: Meet the Sheepdogs Breakglass Studio | Dec 2, 2010

    Canadian band the Sheepdogs release their self-titled album today. Hear their 2010 Daytrotter session, before they won a spot on Rolling Stone's cover.

  21. Rock: Foo Fighters at Tramp's, '95 Rock Foo Fighters at Tramp's, '95 Tramps Apr 28, 1995 Rock: Foo Fighters at Tramp's, '95 Tramps | Apr 28, 1995

    Former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl unveils his new band a year after the death of Kurt Cobain, premiering tunes from their self-titled debut.

  22. Jazz: New Release: Jim Hall Trio, 1986 Jazz New Release: Jim Hall Trio, 1986 Great American Music Hall Apr 15, 1986 Jazz: New Release: Jim Hall Trio, 1986 Great American Music Hall | Apr 15, 1986

    Hear the great guitarist, a huge influence on the likes of Pat Metheny, Bill Frisell and John Scofield, in concert at the Great American Music Hall.

  23. Rock: The Radiators at the Ritz Rock The Radiators at the Ritz Ritz Mar 14, 1988 Rock: The Radiators at the Ritz Ritz | Mar 14, 1988

    Although officially retired, these NOLA swamp rockers never stop. Check out this lively '88 NYC set.

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