Concert Vault
  1. Rock: New Release: Joe Jackson at Berklee, '79 Rock New Release: Joe Jackson at Berklee, '79 Berklee Performance Center May 25, 1979 Rock: New Release: Joe Jackson at Berklee, '79 Berklee Performance Center | May 25, 1979

    The Brit new wave star premieres "Fools in Love," "Is She Really Going Out With Him" and other tunes from his debut album, Look Sharp!

  2. Rock: Video: Bonnie Raitt's Wicked Slide Rock Video: Bonnie Raitt's Wicked Slide Henry J. Kaiser Auditorium Nov 26, 1989 Rock: Video: Bonnie Raitt's Wicked Slide Henry J. Kaiser Auditorium | Nov 26, 1989 watch video

    The soulful singer flaunts her stellar slide guitar chops on NRBQ's "Green Lights" and "About to Make Me Leave Home" in this '89 set.

  3. Rock: New Release: James Brown On the Goodfoot Rock New Release: James Brown On the Goodfoot Stars Ballroom Dec 17, 1977 Rock: New Release: James Brown On the Goodfoot Stars Ballroom | Dec 17, 1977

    The Godfather of Soul performs his classics "Soul Power," "Sex Machine," "Cold Sweat" and "Get Up Offa That Thing" in this 1977 set.

  4. Rock: Jamiroquai at Woodstock '99 Rock Jamiroquai at Woodstock '99 Woodstock 99 East Stage Jul 23, 1999 Rock: Jamiroquai at Woodstock '99 Woodstock 99 East Stage | Jul 23, 1999 watch video

    Singer-songwriter Jay Kay leads the Brit funk-acid jazz band on tunes from their Synkronized album and a cover of the Stones' "Miss You."

  5. Rock: New Release: Moody Blues at the LA Forum Rock New Release: Moody Blues at the LA Forum LA Forum Dec 3, 1983 Rock: New Release: Moody Blues at the LA Forum LA Forum | Dec 3, 1983

    The prog-rock pioneers perform classics like "Nights in White Satin," "I'm Just a Singer (In a Rock and Roll Band)" and "Ride My See-Saw."

  6. Rock: Sly Stone at the Fillmore East, '68 Rock Sly Stone at the Fillmore East, '68 Fillmore East Oct 5, 1968 Rock: Sly Stone at the Fillmore East, '68 Fillmore East | Oct 5, 1968

    The 71-year-old funk legend was recently awarded $5 million in lost royalties by an LA jury. Hear him throwing down back in the day.

  7. Rock: J. Geils Band House Party Rock J. Geils Band House Party Winterland Nov 5, 1977 Rock: J. Geils Band House Party Winterland | Nov 5, 1977 watch video

    Ain't nothin' but J. Geils Band tearing the roof off of the Winterland like it's their job, because it is.

  8. Rock: The Return of Big Star, 1996 Rock The Return of Big Star, 1996 Tramps Nov 16, 1996 Rock: The Return of Big Star, 1996 Tramps | Nov 16, 1996

    Twenty years after disbanding, the Memphis power pop band, led by singer-songwriter-guitarist Alex Chilton, reformed with a new lineup.

  9. Rock: The Grass Roots in San Francisco Rock The Grass Roots in San Francisco Fillmore Auditorium Oct 5, 1967 Rock: The Grass Roots in San Francisco Fillmore Auditorium | Oct 5, 1967

    Travel back to 1967 for this psychedelic show. Recorded only a year after the band formed, the solid set will hypnotize you with songs like "Live For Today."

  10. Rock: NEW: What Is This? at the Ritz, '85 Rock NEW: What Is This? at the Ritz, '85 Ritz Oct 11, 1985 Rock: NEW: What Is This? at the Ritz, '85 Ritz | Oct 11, 1985

    Original Red Hot Chili Peppers members Hillel Slovak and Jack Irons fuel the L.A. band on tunes from their Todd Rundgren-produced debut.

  11. Rock: Video: Eddie Van Halen Erupts in Toronto Rock Video: Eddie Van Halen Erupts in Toronto Toronto Aug 19, 1995 Rock: Video: Eddie Van Halen Erupts in Toronto Toronto | Aug 19, 1995 watch video

    See the guitar hero perform an outrageous unaccompanied medley of "Eruption/Spanish Fly/Cathedral" in this Van Halen concert from 1995.

  12. Rock: Lou Reed with Robert Quine, 1983 Rock Lou Reed with Robert Quine, 1983 Bottom Line Feb 28, 1983 Rock: Lou Reed with Robert Quine, 1983 Bottom Line | Feb 28, 1983

    Hear one of Reed's most potent outfits, featuring his Strat-strangling right-hand man, in this two-hour concert from the Bottom Line.

  13. Rock: Johnny Winter at Winterland Rock Johnny Winter at Winterland Winterland Apr 30, 1976 Rock: Johnny Winter at Winterland Winterland | Apr 30, 1976

    The Texas guitar slinger unleashes his signature licks on Chuck Berry classics "Johnny B. Goode" and "Roll Over Beethoven" in this '76 set.

  14. Rock: King Crimson Destroys Montreal Rock King Crimson Destroys Montreal Spectrum Montreal Jul 11, 1984 Rock: King Crimson Destroys Montreal Spectrum Montreal | Jul 11, 1984

    The famed prog-rock band features its most potent lineup of Robert Fripp, Bill Bruford, Adrian Belew, and Tony Levin in this memorable 1984 concert.

  15. Rock: Dickey Betts Hits the 'Highway' Rock Dickey Betts Hits the 'Highway' Winterland Dec 14, 1974 Rock: Dickey Betts Hits the 'Highway' Winterland | Dec 14, 1974

    The Allman Brothers Band guitarist premieres tunes from his country flavored Highway Call with fiddler Vassar Clements in this 1974 set.

  16. Rock: Patti Smith at CBGB, 1979 Rock Patti Smith at CBGB, 1979 CBGB Aug 11, 1979 Rock: Patti Smith at CBGB, 1979 CBGB | Aug 11, 1979

    The Punk Poetess performs her masterpiece "Horses" and covers Lennon's "Cold Turkey" and The Who's "My Generation" at the NYC club.

  17. Rock: Executive Order Imposed at Tramps Rock Executive Order Imposed at Tramps Tramps Nov 17, 1995 Rock: Executive Order Imposed at Tramps Tramps | Nov 17, 1995

    The Presidents of the United States of America perform wry, grunge ditties like "Boll Weevil," "Back Porch" and "Kitty" from their first album.

  18. Rock: The Waitresses Know What Boys Like Rock The Waitresses Know What Boys Like My Father's Place Feb 13, 1982 Rock: The Waitresses Know What Boys Like My Father's Place | Feb 13, 1982

    The new wave band led by singer Patty Donahue and guitarist Chris Butler get into the spirit of the season on "Christmas Wrapping" in '82.

  19. Rock: John Lennon at MSG Rock John Lennon at MSG Madison Square Garden Aug 30, 1972 Rock: John Lennon at MSG Madison Square Garden | Aug 30, 1972

    Part of John Lennon's last public concerts, this short performance features some outstanding versions of "Come Together" and "Imagine" among others.

  20. Rock: 'Time Has Come' for The Chambers Brothers Rock 'Time Has Come' for The Chambers Brothers Rock: 'Time Has Come' for The Chambers Brothers Chambers Brothers Playlist

    Hear the four brothers from Mississippi evolve from gospel-Delta blues vocal quartet in 1964 to hippie funk-rock band in 1969.

  21. Rock: Nile Rodgers Meets Duran Duran Rock Nile Rodgers Meets Duran Duran Madison Square Garden Mar 21, 1984 Rock: Nile Rodgers Meets Duran Duran Madison Square Garden | Mar 21, 1984

    The funky rhythm guitarist joins Chic bandmate Tony Thompson on stage with the Brit group for a finale of "Girls on Film" in this '84 set.

  22. Rock: 25 or 6 to 4 like you never heard it before Rock 25 or 6 to 4 like you never heard it before Tanglewood Jul 21, 1970 Rock: 25 or 6 to 4 like you never heard it before Tanglewood | Jul 21, 1970 watch video

    Another shining example of why Chicago's Terry Kath belongs in the top echelon of guitar gods.

  23. Rock: Jerry Garcia & New Riders of the Purple Sage Rock Jerry Garcia & New Riders of the Purple Sage Fillmore East Apr 29, 1971 Rock: Jerry Garcia & New Riders of the Purple Sage Fillmore East | Apr 29, 1971

    The Grateful Dead guitarist switches to pedal steel guitar on "Six Days on the Road," "Dirty Business" and "Honky Tonk Women" in this '71 set.

  24. Rock: Video: Violent Femmes at Paste Studios Rock Video: Violent Femmes at Paste Studios Paste Studios Oct 4, 2016 Rock: Video: Violent Femmes at Paste Studios Paste Studios | Oct 4, 2016 watch video

    Gordon Gano leads the Milwaukee band on acoustic versions of "I'm Nothing," "It's Gonna Rain" and "Untrue Love" in this 2016 reunion set.

  25. Rock: The Bo Diddley Beat Takes Boston, 1970 Rock The Bo Diddley Beat Takes Boston, 1970 Jamaica Pond Park Jul 28, 1970 Rock: The Bo Diddley Beat Takes Boston, 1970 Jamaica Pond Park | Jul 28, 1970

    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.

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  1. Rock: Peter Gabriel's Last Tour With Genesis Rock Peter Gabriel's Last Tour With Genesis Shrine Auditorium Jan 24, 1975 Rock: Peter Gabriel's Last Tour With Genesis Shrine Auditorium | Jan 24, 1975

    This 'Holy Grail' of a show is one of the only professional recordings made on Genesis' last tour with the great Peter Gabriel.

  2. Rock: NEW: The Sinceros at Boston's Rat Rock NEW: The Sinceros at Boston's Rat Rat Nov 17, 1979 Rock: NEW: The Sinceros at Boston's Rat Rat | Nov 17, 1979

    The new wave band from London performs "Quick Quick Slow," "Worlds Apart" and other tunes from The Sound of Sunbathing in this 1979 set.

  3. Rock: The Cars Let the Good Times Roll Rock The Cars Let the Good Times Roll Palladium Sep 22, 1978 Rock: The Cars Let the Good Times Roll Palladium | Sep 22, 1978

    The Cars' debut album was only three months old when they brought their catchy new wave jams to New York City's Palladium in 1978.

  4. Rock: Moon Martin's Revved-Up Riffs Rock Moon Martin's Revved-Up Riffs Paradise Oct 3, 1979 Rock: Moon Martin's Revved-Up Riffs Paradise | Oct 3, 1979

    The new wave singer-songwriter performs his "Bad Case of Loving You (Doctor Doctor)" and "Cadillac Walk" in this 1979 set from Boston.

  5. Rock: Frank Zappa, Guitar Hero Rock Frank Zappa, Guitar Hero Rock: Frank Zappa, Guitar Hero Instrumental Zappa

    The Grand Wazoo himself shuts up and plays his guitar in this powerful all-instrumental playlist of concerts from 1970-1978.

  6. Rock: Alanis Morissette's 'Jagged Little Pill' Rock Alanis Morissette's 'Jagged Little Pill' Tramps Aug 16, 1995 Rock: Alanis Morissette's 'Jagged Little Pill' Tramps | Aug 16, 1995

    The Canadian alt-rocker premieres "All I Really Want," "You Oughta Know" and "Hand in My Pocket" in this 1995 Tramps concert.

  7. Rock: Gregg Allman's Spring Tour Rock Gregg Allman's Spring Tour Auditorium Shores May 25, 1987 Rock: Gregg Allman's Spring Tour Auditorium Shores | May 25, 1987

    The organist and soulful singer commences the Midwest leg of his tour this week with his new band. Hear him tour I'm No Angel in 1987.

  8. Rock: The Knack's Revved-Up Power Pop Rock The Knack's Revved-Up Power Pop Carnegie Hall Oct 13, 1979 Rock: The Knack's Revved-Up Power Pop Carnegie Hall | Oct 13, 1979

    The L.A. band, hot off their mega-selling debut album, Get The Knack, performs "Oh Tara," "Good Girls Don't" and "My Sharona" in this '79 set.

  9. Rock: Neville Brothers at Tipitina's, '91 Rock Neville Brothers at Tipitina's, '91 Tipitinas Jun 19, 1991 Rock: Neville Brothers at Tipitina's, '91 Tipitinas | Jun 19, 1991 watch video

    New Orleans' first family of funk throws down in old school style on "Hey Pocky Way," "Voodoo" and "Shake Your Tambourine."

  10. Rock: New Release: Tonio K. at the Paradise Rock New Release: Tonio K. at the Paradise Paradise Apr 2, 1979 Rock: New Release: Tonio K. at the Paradise Paradise | Apr 2, 1979

    The singer-songwriter (aka Steven Krikorian) performs "H-A-T-R-E-D" and "Willie and the Pigman" from his solo debut, Life in the Foodchain.

  11. Rock: Judas Priest's Metallic Crunch Rock Judas Priest's Metallic Crunch Long Beach Arena May 5, 1984 Rock: Judas Priest's Metallic Crunch Long Beach Arena | May 5, 1984

    The Brit band from Birmingham plays "Metal Gods" from British Steel and premieres new tunes from Defenders of the Faith in a '84 set.

  12. Rock: Celebrating the Queen of Soul Rock Celebrating the Queen of Soul Fillmore West Mar 7, 1971 Rock: Celebrating the Queen of Soul Fillmore West | Mar 7, 1971 watch video

    See Aretha Franklin perform "Respect" and "Bridge Over Troubled Waters" at the Fillmore West in this 1971 concert video.

  13. Rock: New Release: Neil Young & the Bluenotes Rock New Release: Neil Young & the Bluenotes World Apr 18, 1988 Rock: New Release: Neil Young & the Bluenotes World | Apr 18, 1988

    Hear ten men working hard and playing the brass-heavy blues, fronted by Neil in his 1988 reinvention as uncompromising bandleader.

  14. Rock: Bo Diddley in MA Rock Bo Diddley in MA Jamaica Pond Park Jul 28, 1970 Rock: Bo Diddley in MA Jamaica Pond Park | Jul 28, 1970

    Bo Diddley rocked Jamaica Pond Park in the Massachusetts with his signature sound and rectangular guitar.

  15. Rock: Blood, Sweat & Tears at the Bottom Line Rock Blood, Sweat & Tears at the Bottom Line Bottom Line Nov 8, 1977 Rock: Blood, Sweat & Tears at the Bottom Line Bottom Line | Nov 8, 1977

    David Clayton Thomas leads a powerhouse octet on expanded versions of "Lucretia MacEvil," "And When I Die" and "Spinning Wheel" in 1977.

  16. Rock: Fripp Joins Gabriel at the Bottom Line, '78 Rock Fripp Joins Gabriel at the Bottom Line, '78 Bottom Line Oct 4, 1978 Rock: Fripp Joins Gabriel at the Bottom Line, '78 Bottom Line | Oct 4, 1978

    Guest guitarist Robert Fripp delivers one of the sickest solos ever on the Kinks' "All Day And All Of The Night" in this Peter Gabriel set.

  17. Rock: Bootsy Collins at Tramps, '94 Rock Bootsy Collins at Tramps, '94 Tramps Sep 28, 1994 Rock: Bootsy Collins at Tramps, '94 Tramps | Sep 28, 1994

    The bassist-singer-funkateer stretches out with his Rubber Band on P-Funk anthems like "One Nation Under a Groove" and "Flashlight."

  18. Rock: New Release: Glenn Frey at Paradise, '82 Rock New Release: Glenn Frey at Paradise, '82 Paradise Oct 3, 1982 Rock: New Release: Glenn Frey at Paradise, '82 Paradise | Oct 3, 1982

    The Eagles' guitarist-singer performs tunes from his solo debut No Fun Aloud and covers Marvin Gaye's soulful anthem "What's Going On."

  19. Rock: The Blasters in London, '82 Rock The Blasters in London, '82 London, England Aug 29, 1982 Rock: The Blasters in London, '82 London, England | Aug 29, 1982

    Brothers Dave and Phil Alvin bring their 'American Music', including revved-up renditions of "This Is It" and "Marie Marie," across the pond.

  20. Rock: Allman Brothers' 'Enlightened Rouges' Tour Rock Allman Brothers' 'Enlightened Rouges' Tour Capitol Theatre Apr 20, 1979 Rock: Allman Brothers' 'Enlightened Rouges' Tour Capitol Theatre | Apr 20, 1979 watch video

    As ABB kicks off its final March run at NYC's Beacon Theatre, see them in a 1979 concert video with Dickey Betts and Dan Toler on guitars.

  21. 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.

  22. Rock: BTO Takin' Care of Business Rock BTO Takin' Care of Business Chicago, IL Mar 8, 1974 Rock: BTO Takin' Care of Business Chicago, IL | Mar 8, 1974

    This recording, made in 1974 for the King Biscuit Flower Hour, features many of the Canadian rockers' classic songs.

  23. Rock: Video: Carlos Santana Does Jimi Rock Video: Carlos Santana Does Jimi Golden Gate Park Nov 3, 1991 Rock: Video: Carlos Santana Does Jimi Golden Gate Park | Nov 3, 1991 watch video

    The guitar hero delivers a salsafied rendition of Hendrix's "Third Stone From the Sun" in this scintillating set from Golden Gate Park in 1991.

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