Concert Vault
  1. Rock: Ike & Tina Rock the Newport Jazz Festival Rock Ike & Tina Rock the Newport Jazz Festival Newport Jazz Festival Jul 11, 1970 Rock: Ike & Tina Rock the Newport Jazz Festival Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 11, 1970

    Ike Turner, who would've turned 85 today, joins wife Tina Turner on "Respect," "Honky Tonk Women" and "Land Of 1,000 Dances" in 1970.

  2. Rock: Video: Bryan Admas at Giants Stadium Rock Video: Bryan Admas at Giants Stadium Giants Stadium Jun 15, 1986 Rock: Video: Bryan Admas at Giants Stadium Giants Stadium | Jun 15, 1986 watch video

    The Canadian singer-songwriter, who turns 57 today, performs "Run To You," "Straight from the Heart" and "Summer of '69" in this '86 concert.

  3. Rock: John Lennon In Memoriam Rock John Lennon In Memoriam Rock: John Lennon In Memoriam John Lennon Playlist

    On this day in 1980, the beloved ex-Beatle was gunned down outside the Dakota in New York City. Hear him sing "Imagine" in a playlist.

  4. Rock: R.I.P. Greg Lake Rock R.I.P. Greg Lake Rock: R.I.P. Greg Lake A Greg Lake Playlist

    The bassist-vocalist of Emerson, Lake & Palmer died yesterday at age 69. Hear him with ELP, King Crimson and leading his own band.

  5. Rock: Gregg Allman Goes to Jail Rock Gregg Allman Goes to Jail San Quentin Prison Sep 20, 1992 Rock: Gregg Allman Goes to Jail San Quentin Prison | Sep 20, 1992

    The soulful singer-organist, who turns 69 today, performs a solo set on guitar before the rowdy inmates at San Quentin State Prison in 1992.

  6. Rock: Robin Trower's  Searing Six-String Chops Rock Robin Trower's Searing Six-String Chops Winterland Mar 15, 1975 Rock: Robin Trower's  Searing Six-String Chops Winterland | Mar 15, 1975 watch video

    The British guitarist and Hendrix disciple wails on "Too Rolling Stoned" and other tunes from Bridge of Sighs in this 1975 set from Winterland.

  7. Rock: Tom Waits' Gin-Soaked Cool Rock Tom Waits' Gin-Soaked Cool Paradise Oct 5, 1977 Rock: Tom Waits' Gin-Soaked Cool Paradise | Oct 5, 1977

    The idiosyncratic singer-songwriter-pianist, who turns 67 today, performs "Step Right Up" and other tunes from Small Change in 1977.

  8. Rock: R.E.M. at the Capitol Theatre, 1984 Rock R.E.M. at the Capitol Theatre, 1984 Capitol Theatre Jun 9, 1984 Rock: R.E.M. at the Capitol Theatre, 1984 Capitol Theatre | Jun 9, 1984 watch video

    Guitarist Peter Buck, who turns 60 today, sparks the Athens alt-rockers on their first single "Radio Free Europe" and tunes from Reckoning.

  9. Rock: A 'Beggar's Banquet' Playlist Rock A 'Beggar's Banquet' Playlist Rock: A 'Beggar's Banquet' Playlist A 'Beggar's Banquet' Playlist

    On this day in 1968, the Rolling Stones returned to form with classic tunes like "Sympathy for the Devil" and "Street Fighting Man."

  10. Rock: A Paul McCartney Milestone Rock A Paul McCartney Milestone RFK Stadium Jul 4, 1990 Rock: A Paul McCartney Milestone RFK Stadium | Jul 4, 1990

    On this day in 1973 the ex-Beatle released Band on the Run. Hear him play the title track in this 1990 concert from RFK Stadium in D.C.

  11. Rock: John Cale at Tramps, 1994 Rock John Cale at Tramps, 1994 Tramps Sep 18, 1994 Rock: John Cale at Tramps, 1994 Tramps | Sep 18, 1994

    The singer-songwriter and founding member of Velvet Underground performs his "Falklands Suite" and "Child's Christmas in Wales."

  12. Rock: Big Country in Glasgow Rock Big Country in Glasgow Glasgow Barrowlands Dec 31, 1983 Rock: Big Country in Glasgow Glasgow Barrowlands | Dec 31, 1983

    The Scottish band performs tunes from its debut album, The Crossing, along with a bagpipes brigade, in this '83 set from the Barrowlands.

  13. Rock: Happy Birthday, Ozzy Osbourne! Rock Happy Birthday, Ozzy Osbourne! St. Denis Theatre Jul 28, 1981 Rock: Happy Birthday, Ozzy Osbourne! St. Denis Theatre | Jul 28, 1981

    The godfather of heavy metal turns 68 today. Hear him perform "Crazy Train" and "Paranoid" with guitarist Randy Rhoads in this 1981 set.

  14. Rock: Bob Marley Stirs It Up in London Rock Bob Marley Stirs It Up in London Lyceum Ballroom Jul 18, 1975 Rock: Bob Marley Stirs It Up in London Lyceum Ballroom | Jul 18, 1975

    The reggae superstar performs "Lively Up Yourself," "I Shot the Sheriff" and "Get Up, Stand Up" with the Wailers at the Lyceum Ballroom in '75.

  15. Rock: The Staple Singers at the Fillmore Rock The Staple Singers at the Fillmore Fillmore Auditorium Apr 18, 1968 Rock: The Staple Singers at the Fillmore Fillmore Auditorium | Apr 18, 1968

    Pops Staples and his daughters, including the great lead singer Mavis, perform Buffalo Springfield's "For What It's Worth" in this '68 set.

  16. Rock: The Bangles at Syria Mosque, 1986 Rock The Bangles at Syria Mosque, 1986 Syria Mosque Oct 29, 1986 Rock: The Bangles at Syria Mosque, 1986 Syria Mosque | Oct 29, 1986

    Susana Hoffs and the Peterson sisters lead the group on their massive hit "Walk Like an Egyptian" and the Prince-penned "Manic Monday."

  17. 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.

  18. Rock: RatDog at the Hog Farm Picnic Rock RatDog at the Hog Farm Picnic Black Oak Ranch Sep 6, 1998 Rock: RatDog at the Hog Farm Picnic Black Oak Ranch | Sep 6, 1998

    Bob Weir formed this side project after Jerry Garcia's death in 1995, Hear them play Dead staples "Jack Straw" and "Touch of Grey" in '98.

  19. Rock: Buckethead at the Fillmore, 1997 Rock Buckethead at the Fillmore, 1997 Fillmore Auditorium Sep 26, 1997 Rock: Buckethead at the Fillmore, 1997 Fillmore Auditorium | Sep 26, 1997

    The extreme shredder, famous for wearing a KFC bucket on his head, unleashes his otherworldly guitar chops on four edgy instrumentals.

  20. Rock: Jeff Beck's 'Blow By Blow' Tour, 1975 Rock Jeff Beck's 'Blow By Blow' Tour, 1975 Ambassador Theatre May 11, 1975 Rock: Jeff Beck's 'Blow By Blow' Tour, 1975 Ambassador Theatre | May 11, 1975

    The guitar hero reveals his expressive powers on the ballad "'Cause We've Ended as Lovers" and showcases potent chops on "Superstition."

  21. Rock: A Birthday Salute to Felix Cavaliere Rock A Birthday Salute to Felix Cavaliere Rock: A Birthday Salute to Felix Cavaliere A Felix Cavaliere Playlist

    The organist and soulful singer turns 74 today. Hear him with The Rascals at the Fillmore in '71, as a leader in '79 and in an '84 interview.

  22. Rock: Wilson Pickett the Midnight Mover Rock Wilson Pickett the Midnight Mover Tramps Oct 28, 1994 Rock: Wilson Pickett the Midnight Mover Tramps | Oct 28, 1994

    The late, great soul singer performs his hits "Funky Broadway" and "In the Midnight Hour" and covers the Beatles' "Hey Jude" in this '94 set.

  23. Rock: Randy Newman at Amazingrace, 1979 Rock Randy Newman at Amazingrace, 1979 Amazingrace Nov 19, 1976 Rock: Randy Newman at Amazingrace, 1979 Amazingrace | Nov 19, 1976

    The New Orleans-born singer-songwriter turns 73 today. Hear his satirical "Rednecks" and his poignant anthem "Louisiana 1927."

  24. Rock: A Salute to Jimi Hendrix Rock A Salute to Jimi Hendrix Berkeley Community Theatre May 30, 1970 Rock: A Salute to Jimi Hendrix Berkeley Community Theatre | May 30, 1970

    The ultimate rock guitar god was born on this day in 1942. Hear him play "Straight Ahead," "Machine Gun" and "Foxy Lady" in this 1970 set.

  25. Rock: Video: Tina Turner in Stockholm Rock Video: Tina Turner in Stockholm Grona Lund May 13, 1983 Rock: Video: Tina Turner in Stockholm Grona Lund | May 13, 1983 watch video

    The Rock 'n Roll Hall of Famer, who turns 77 today, sings "River Deep - Mountain High" in this concert from her 1983 Nice 'n' Rough Tour.

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  1. Rock: Eric Clapton in Santa Monica, 1978 Rock Eric Clapton in Santa Monica, 1978 Santa Monica Civic Auditorium Feb 12, 1978 Rock: Eric Clapton in Santa Monica, 1978 Santa Monica Civic Auditorium | Feb 12, 1978

    Slowhand gets bluesy on "Bottle of Red Wine," goes reggae on Dylan's "Knockin' on Heaven's Door" and plays his hits "Layla" and "Let It Rain."

  2. Rock: Video: AC/DC's 'Highway to Hell' Tour Rock Video: AC/DC's 'Highway to Hell' Tour Oakland Coliseum Stadium Jul 21, 1979 Rock: Video: AC/DC's 'Highway to Hell' Tour Oakland Coliseum Stadium | Jul 21, 1979 watch video

    Guitarist Angus Young revs up the Aussie rockers on "Live Wire," "Problem Child" and "Bad Boy Boogie" in this '79 set from Oakland.

  3. Rock: Remembering Freddie Mercury Rock Remembering Freddie Mercury Maida Vale Studio Oct 28, 1977 Rock: Remembering Freddie Mercury Maida Vale Studio | Oct 28, 1977

    Queen's frontman, who died on this day in 1981, sings "My Melancholy Blues" and "We Will Rock You" in this '77 studio session from London.

  4. 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.

  5. Rock: A Tribe Called Quest Has Got This Rock A Tribe Called Quest Has Got This Tramps Jun 18, 1998 Rock: A Tribe Called Quest Has Got This Tramps | Jun 18, 1998

    The old-school rappers just released their first album in 18 years, We Got It From Here...Thank You 4 Your Service. Hear them in a '98 set.

  6. Rock: Bruce Hornsby on Spring Break Rock Bruce Hornsby on Spring Break Daytona Beach Band Shell Mar 24, 1987 Rock: Bruce Hornsby on Spring Break Daytona Beach Band Shell | Mar 24, 1987

    The keyboardist-composer, who turns 62 today, plays "The Way It Is" and "Jacob's Ladder" with The Range at a 1987 Daytona Beach party.

  7. Rock: Happy Birthday, Little Steven! Rock Happy Birthday, Little Steven! Giants Stadium Jun 15, 1986 Rock: Happy Birthday, Little Steven! Giants Stadium | Jun 15, 1986

    The E Street Band guitarist turns 66 today. Hear him lead his Disciples of Soul on "Native American" and "Los Desperados" in this '86 concert.

  8. Rock: A Tom Tom Club Dance Party Rock A Tom Tom Club Dance Party Oakland Coliseum Arena Dec 31, 1988 Rock: A Tom Tom Club Dance Party Oakland Coliseum Arena | Dec 31, 1988

    Talking Heads bassist Tina Weymouth, who turns 66 today, joins husband Chris Frantz on "Genius of Love" and others in this '88 set.

  9. 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.

  10. Rock: Video: Dr. John at Newport, 2006 Rock Video: Dr. John at Newport, 2006 Newport Jazz Festival Aug 13, 2006 Rock: Video: Dr. John at Newport, 2006 Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 13, 2006 watch video

    The New Orleans music icon turns 76 today. Hear him slap some funk on Duke Ellington's "It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing."

  11. Rock: Happy Birthday, Joe Walsh! Rock Happy Birthday, Joe Walsh! University Of Texas Sep 24, 1973 Rock: Happy Birthday, Joe Walsh! University Of Texas | Sep 24, 1973

    The rock 'n' roll lifer turns 69 today. Hear him introduce his hit song "Rocky Mountain Way" with his band Barnstorm in a '73 set from Texas.

  12. Rock: Remembering Chris Whitley Rock Remembering Chris Whitley Middle East Jun 15, 1995 Rock: Remembering Chris Whitley Middle East | Jun 15, 1995

    The Texas singer-songwriter-guitarist, who died on this day in 2005, plays his cathartic "Narcotic Prayer" and "Can't Get Off" in this 1995 set.

  13. Rock: Todd Rundgren Sans Band Rock Todd Rundgren Sans Band Paradise Feb 12, 1982 Rock: Todd Rundgren Sans Band Paradise | Feb 12, 1982

    The innovative singer-songwriter performs with guitar, piano and a ReVox reel-to-reel tape recorder in this '82 solo set from Paradise.

  14. Rock: Metallica's Iron-Fisted Reign Rock Metallica's Iron-Fisted Reign Woodstock 99 East Stage Jul 24, 1999 Rock: Metallica's Iron-Fisted Reign Woodstock 99 East Stage | Jul 24, 1999 watch video

    The metal band releases its 10th studio album Hardwired...to Self-Destruct today on Kirk Hammett's 54th birthday. Hear them in '99.

  15. Rock: Twistin' with Hank Ballard & the Midnighters Rock Twistin' with Hank Ballard & the Midnighters Black Oak Ranch Aug 31, 1997 Rock: Twistin' with Hank Ballard & the Midnighters Black Oak Ranch | Aug 31, 1997

    The R&B vocalist, born on this day in 1927, performs his '50s hits "Work With Me Annie," "Finger Poppin' Time" and "The Twist" in this 1997 set.

  16. Rock: Remembering Gene Clark Rock Remembering Gene Clark Boarding House Feb 9, 1978 Rock: Remembering Gene Clark Boarding House | Feb 9, 1978

    The singer-songwriter and co-founder of The Byrds was born on this day in 1944. Hear him with Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman in 1978.

  17. Rock: The Georgia Satellites Cover the Best Rock The Georgia Satellites Cover the Best Ritz Feb 22, 1987 Rock: The Georgia Satellites Cover the Best Ritz | Feb 22, 1987

    Hear the Southern rockers play tunes by Chuck Berry, Lou Reed, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, George Jones, Buddy Holly and Rod Stewart in 1987.

  18. Rock: The Clash Invades America Rock The Clash Invades America Agora Ballroom Feb 13, 1979 Rock: The Clash Invades America Agora Ballroom | Feb 13, 1979

    The Brit punk band plays snarling, revved-up, guitar-heavy anthems like "White Riot" and "London's Burning" on their Pearl Harbor '79 tour.

  19. Rock: Argent Rocks the Palace Rock Argent Rocks the Palace Palace Theatre Nov 7, 1973 Rock: Argent Rocks the Palace Palace Theatre | Nov 7, 1973

    The British band led by keyboardist Rod Argent plays their classics "Hold Your Head Up" and "God Gave Rock and Roll to You" in 1973.

  20. Rock: Video: Santana in South America Rock Video: Santana in South America South America Tour Oct 19, 1973 Rock: Video: Santana in South America South America Tour | Oct 19, 1973 watch video

    Guitar hero Carlos Santana leads the dynamic San Francisco band in this fascinating five-part documentary film from their triumphant '73 tour.

  21. Rock: Wild Thing, You Make My Heart Sing.... Rock Wild Thing, You Make My Heart Sing.... Rock: Wild Thing, You Make My Heart Sing.... A Wild Thing Playlist

    Hear Jimi Hendrix, The Runaways (with Joan Jett and Lita Ford) and the Rolling Waller Review play The Trogg's groovy garage band hit from '66.

  22. Rock: A Run-D.M.C. Reunion Rock A Run-D.M.C. Reunion Tramps Oct 11, 1998 Rock: A Run-D.M.C. Reunion Tramps | Oct 11, 1998

    Old school rapper Joseph "Run" Simmons, who turns 52 today, joins his Queens crew on "King Of Rock" and "My Adidas" in this '98 Tramps set.

  23. Rock: R.I.P. Leon Russell Rock R.I.P. Leon Russell Fillmore East Nov 20, 1970 Rock: R.I.P. Leon Russell Fillmore East | Nov 20, 1970

    The Oklahoma-born singer-songwriter-pianist died Sunday at age 74. Hear him perform "A Song For You" at the Fillmore East in 1970.

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