Concert Vault
  1. Rock: An Eric Gale Playlist Rock An Eric Gale Playlist Rock: An Eric Gale Playlist An Eric Gale Birthday Playlist

    The '70s session guitarist was born on this day in 1938. Hear him with Paul SImon, Joe Cocker, Aretha Franklin and the great NYC band Stuff.

  2. 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.

  3. Rock: Let's Do the Twist! Rock Let's Do the Twist! Rock: Let's Do the Twist! The Twist Playlist

    On this day in 1960, Chubby ignited a dance craze when his single "The Twist" went #1 on the pop charts. Hear various takes on that classic.

  4. Rock: Jimi Hendrix In Memoriam Rock Jimi Hendrix In Memoriam Fillmore East May 10, 1968 Rock: Jimi Hendrix In Memoriam Fillmore East | May 10, 1968

    The rock guitar god died on this day in 1970. Hear him play "Foxy Lady" and "Purple Haze" and cover Cream's "Sunshine of Your Love" in 1968.

  5. Rock: The Tubes at The Record Plant, '74 Rock The Tubes at The Record Plant, '74 Record Plant Nov 21, 1974 Rock: The Tubes at The Record Plant, '74 Record Plant | Nov 21, 1974

    Theatrical frontman Fee Waybill, who turns 66 today, leads the Bay Area band on "White Punks on Dope," "Boy Crazy" and "Rock & Roll Hospital."

  6. Rock: Remembering Johnny Ramone Rock Remembering Johnny Ramone Palladium Jan 7, 1978 Rock: Remembering Johnny Ramone Palladium | Jan 7, 1978

    The Ramones guitarist (aka John William Cummings) died on this day in 2004. Hear his ferocious attack on "Cretin Hop" and "Pinhead" in 1978.

  7. Rock: MC5 Kicks Out the Jams Rock MC5 Kicks Out the Jams Sturgis Armory Jun 27, 1968 Rock: MC5 Kicks Out the Jams Sturgis Armory | Jun 27, 1968

    Guitarist Fred "Sonic" Smith wails with the Motor City's proto-punk rockers on "Black to Comm" in this '68 set from the Sturgis Armory.

  8. Rock: The Box Tops Reunion at Tramps Rock The Box Tops Reunion at Tramps Tramps Jun 21, 1997 Rock: The Box Tops Reunion at Tramps Tramps | Jun 21, 1997

    Alex Chilton leads the Memphis rock 'n' soul band on their '60s hits "Cry Like a Baby," "Soul Deep" and "The Letter" in this '97 reunion set.

  9. Rock: Video: Chicago at Tanglewood, 1970 Rock Video: Chicago at Tanglewood, 1970 Tanglewood Jul 21, 1970 Rock: Video: Chicago at Tanglewood, 1970 Tanglewood | Jul 21, 1970 watch video

    Peter Cetera, who turns 72 today, sings "25 Or 6 To 4" in this dynamic set by the rock 'n' roll horn band featuring guitar great Terry Kath.

  10. 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, who turns 75 today, leads the horn-driven jazz-pop band on "Spinning Wheel" and "Lucretia MacEvil" in '77.

  11. Rock: Cream at the Crossroads Rock Cream at the Crossroads Oakland Coliseum Arena Oct 4, 1968 Rock: Cream at the Crossroads Oakland Coliseum Arena | Oct 4, 1968

    Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker and Jack Bruce play "Crossroads," "I'm So Glad" and "Sunshine of Your Love" in this '68 set from Oakland.

  12. Rock: Rush Rocks the Maple Leaf Gardens Rock Rush Rocks the Maple Leaf Gardens Maple Leaf Gardens Sep 21, 1984 Rock: Rush Rocks the Maple Leaf Gardens Maple Leaf Gardens | Sep 21, 1984

    Drummer Neil Peart, who turns 64 today, fuels the Canadian trio on "The Enemy Within" and others from Grace Under Pressure in 1984.

  13. Rock: Joe Perry, Rock 'n'Roll Lifer Rock Joe Perry, Rock 'n'Roll Lifer Rock: Joe Perry, Rock 'n'Roll Lifer A Joe Perry Playlist

    The guitarist, who turns 66 today, plays tunes from his 1980 solo debut along with Aerosmith classics from a '75 set in this playlist.

  14. Rock: Video: Link Wray's Raucous Riffing Rock Video: Link Wray's Raucous Riffing Winterland Nov 19, 1974 Rock: Video: Link Wray's Raucous Riffing Winterland | Nov 19, 1974 watch video

    The ultra-cool guitar man struts on stage while power chording on his instrumental anthems "Rumble" and "Rawhide" at Winterland.

  15. Rock: Jon Anderson Goes Solo Rock Jon Anderson Goes Solo Convention Hall Aug 6, 1982 Rock: Jon Anderson Goes Solo Convention Hall | Aug 6, 1982

    The Yes frontman sings tunes from his third solo album Animation along with Yes classics like "I've Seen All Good People" in this '82 set.

  16. Rock: It's the Wild Magnolias, Y'all! Rock It's the Wild Magnolias, Y'all! Pope Auditorium, Fordham University Jul 2, 1974 Rock: It's the Wild Magnolias, Y'all! Pope Auditorium, Fordham University | Jul 2, 1974

    Bo Dollis leads the New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian tribe on "Handa Wanda" and "Smoke My Peace Pipe (Smoke It Right)" at Fordham.

  17. Rock: The Beach Boys Meet the Grateful Dead Rock The Beach Boys Meet the Grateful Dead Fillmore East Apr 27, 1971 Rock: The Beach Boys Meet the Grateful Dead Fillmore East | Apr 27, 1971

    Brian Wilson and crew join the Dead on "Riot In Cell Block #9," "Okie From Muskogee" and "Johnny B. Goode" in this '71 Fillmore East set.

  18. Rock: Video: Charlie Daniels Band in New Jersey Rock Video: Charlie Daniels Band in New Jersey Capitol Theatre Oct 31, 1975 Rock: Video: Charlie Daniels Band in New Jersey Capitol Theatre | Oct 31, 1975 watch video

    The Southern rocker plays some wicked slide guitar on "Whiskey" and pulls out the fiddle on "The South's Gonna Do it Again" in this '75 set.

  19. Rock: Warren Zevon In Memoriam Rock Warren Zevon In Memoriam Auditorium le Plateau Jul 30, 1978 Rock: Warren Zevon In Memoriam Auditorium le Plateau | Jul 30, 1978

    The singer-songwriter, who died on this day in 2003, performs "Werewolves of London" and other new tunes from Excitable Boy in '78.

  20. Rock: The Pretenders at Paradise Rock The Pretenders at Paradise Paradise Mar 23, 1980 Rock: The Pretenders at Paradise Paradise | Mar 23, 1980

    This 1980 set captures Chrissie Hynde with the punk-new wave band on raw, ripping renditions of "The Wait," "Precious" and "Space Invader."

  21. Rock: Pink Floyd Wishes You Were Here Rock Pink Floyd Wishes You Were Here Oakland Coliseum Arena May 9, 1977 Rock: Pink Floyd Wishes You Were Here Oakland Coliseum Arena | May 9, 1977

    Roger Waters, who turns 73 today, sings "Shine On You Crazy Diamond," "Have a Cigar" and other tunes from Wish You Were Here.

  22. Rock: Elton John's First Stateside Tour Rock Elton John's First Stateside Tour Fillmore West Nov 12, 1970 Rock: Elton John's First Stateside Tour Fillmore West | Nov 12, 1970

    The singer-songwriter performs his "Amoreena" and "Burn Down the Mission" in a stripped-down piano trio setting at the Fillmore in 1970.

  23. Rock: A Birthday Salute to Freddie Mercury Rock A Birthday Salute to Freddie Mercury Maida Vale Studio Oct 28, 1977 Rock: A Birthday Salute to Freddie Mercury Maida Vale Studio | Oct 28, 1977

    Lead singer and principal songwriter for Queen was born on this day in 1946. Hear him sing "Spread your Wings" and "We Will Rock You" in '77.

  24. Rock: In His Father's Footsteps Rock In His Father's Footsteps Ritz Nov 7, 1991 Rock: In His Father's Footsteps Ritz | Nov 7, 1991

    Dweezil Zappa pays tribute to his father Frank on this "Zappa's Universe" concert from '91 featuring guest stunt guitarist Steve Vai.

  25. Rock: A Tribute To Prince Rock A Tribute To Prince Capitol Theatre Jan 30, 1982 Rock: A Tribute To Prince Capitol Theatre | Jan 30, 1982 watch video

    The Revolution, Prince's backing band, honors the Purple One in a concert tonight at Minneapolis' First Avenue. Hear Prince in a '82 set.

» More
  1. Rock: Remembering Billy Preston Rock Remembering Billy Preston Tramps Feb 2, 1996 Rock: Remembering Billy Preston Tramps | Feb 2, 1996

    The organist-singer-songwriter, who would've turned 70 today, plays "Nothing From Nothing" and "Will It Go Round in Circles" in a '96 set.

  2. Rock: Rod Stewart Wears It Well Rock Rod Stewart Wears It Well Newcastle City Hall Dec 18, 1976 Rock: Rod Stewart Wears It Well Newcastle City Hall | Dec 18, 1976

    On this day in 1972, Mod Rod's single "You Wear It Well" reached #1 on the U.S. charts. Hear him sing his hit in this '76 set from Newcastle.

  3. Rock: ZZ Top's Grinding Boogie Rock ZZ Top's Grinding Boogie Capitol Theatre May 4, 1980 Rock: ZZ Top's Grinding Boogie Capitol Theatre | May 4, 1980

    That little ole band from Texas plays "Arrested for Driving Blind," "Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers" and the classic "Tush" in this 1980 set.

  4. Rock: Happy Birthday, Barry Gibb! Rock Happy Birthday, Barry Gibb! Los Angeles Forum Dec 20, 1976 Rock: Happy Birthday, Barry Gibb! Los Angeles Forum | Dec 20, 1976

    The lone surviving member of the Bee Gees turns 70 today. Hear him with his brothers on "You Should Be Dancing" and more in a '76 set.

  5. Rock: Gloria Estefan Turns the Beat Around Rock Gloria Estefan Turns the Beat Around Rock: Gloria Estefan Turns the Beat Around A Gloria Estefan Playlist

    The Cuban-American pop star, subject of the Broadway musical On Your Feet!, turns 59 today. Hear her sing "Conga" and other hits.

  6. Rock: Van Morrison at the Orphanage, 1974 Rock Van Morrison at the Orphanage, 1974 Orphanage Jul 29, 1974 Rock: Van Morrison at the Orphanage, 1974 Orphanage | Jul 29, 1974 watch video

    The Irish singer-songwriter, who turns 71 today, delivers in soulful fashion on "Into the Mystic," "Moondance" and "Listen to the Lion."

  7. Rock: Chris Whitley's Dark Muse Rock Chris Whitley's Dark Muse Middle East Jun 15, 1995 Rock: Chris Whitley's Dark Muse Middle East | Jun 15, 1995

    The singer-songwriter-guitarist, born on this day in 1960, reveals a Hendrix influence on "Narcotic Prayer" and "Can't Get Off" in a '95 set.

  8. Rock: John & Yoko Give Peace a Chance Rock John & Yoko Give Peace a Chance Madison Square Garden Aug 30, 1972 Rock: John & Yoko Give Peace a Chance Madison Square Garden | Aug 30, 1972

    On this day in 1972, John Lennon and Yoko Ono performed a benefit concert at Madison Square Garden with some very special guests.

  9. Rock: The Mamas & the Papas in Halifax, '82 Rock The Mamas & the Papas in Halifax, '82 Halifax Sep 17, 1982 Rock: The Mamas & the Papas in Halifax, '82 Halifax | Sep 17, 1982

    The second edition of the popular vocal group performs their hit songs "Monday Monday," "Go Where You Wanna Go" and "California Dreamin'."

  10. 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.

  11. Rock: Michael Jackson at the Apollo Rock Michael Jackson at the Apollo Apollo Theatre Apr 24, 2002 Rock: Michael Jackson at the Apollo Apollo Theatre | Apr 24, 2002

    The King of Pop would've turned 58 today. Hear him sing "Dangerous" and "Black or White" at this 2002 benefit concert from Harlem.

  12. Rock: Remembering Hilly Kristal Rock Remembering Hilly Kristal Rock: Remembering Hilly Kristal CBGB's Playlist

    The CBGB founder died on this day in 2007. Hear a playlist of New York City bands that played at his iconic punk-new wave club in the '70s.

  13. Rock: Stevie Ray Vaughan In Memoriam Rock Stevie Ray Vaughan In Memoriam Austin Opera House Apr 15, 1984 Rock: Stevie Ray Vaughan In Memoriam Austin Opera House | Apr 15, 1984

    The guitar great, who died on this day in 1990, leads Double Trouble on rockin' originals from Couldn't Stand The Weather in this '84 set.

  14. 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.

  15. Rock: Elvis Costello & The Attractions at Winterland Rock Elvis Costello & The Attractions at Winterland Winterland Jun 7, 1978 Rock: Elvis Costello & The Attractions at Winterland Winterland | Jun 7, 1978

    The prolific singer-songwriter, who turns 62 today, premieres "Pump It Up," "Lip Service" and other tunes from This Year's Model in this '78 set.

  16. Rock: Video: Wilco in the Windy City, '96 Rock Video: Wilco in the Windy City, '96 Chicago, IL Nov 27, 1996 Rock: Video: Wilco in the Windy City, '96 Chicago, IL | Nov 27, 1996 watch video

    Jeff Tweedy, who turns 49 today, leads the Chicago-based band on "Sunken Treasure," "Hotel Arizona" and other tunes from Being There.

  17. Rock: Booker T. & the MG's at the Bottom Line Rock Booker T. & the MG's at the Bottom Line Bottom Line Jun 19, 1977 Rock: Booker T. & the MG's at the Bottom Line Bottom Line | Jun 19, 1977

    The chart-topping instrumental group revisits some of its '60s hits including "Green Onions," "Time Is Tight" and "Hip Hug-Her" in 1977.

  18. Rock: John Cipollina's Lightning Licks Rock John Cipollina's Lightning Licks Winterland Dec 28, 1975 Rock: John Cipollina's Lightning Licks Winterland | Dec 28, 1975 watch video

    The lead guitarist for San Francisco's Quicksilver Messenger Service was born on this day in 1943. Hear him blazing at Winterland in a '75 set.

  19. Rock: A Birthday Salute to Keith Moon Rock A Birthday Salute to Keith Moon Tanglewood Jul 7, 1970 Rock: A Birthday Salute to Keith Moon Tanglewood | Jul 7, 1970 watch video

    The Who drummer, who would've turned 70 today, thrashes the kit on the instrumental "Sparks" and more from Tommy in this 1970 video.

  20. 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.

  21. Rock: Peter Gabriel's Final Tour with Genesis Rock Peter Gabriel's Final Tour with Genesis Shrine Auditorium Jan 24, 1975 Rock: Peter Gabriel's Final Tour with Genesis Shrine Auditorium | Jan 24, 1975

    The theatrical frontman leads the prog-rockers on "Cuckoo Coconut" and other tunes from The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway in this '75 set.

  22. Rock: Remembering Nick Ashford Rock Remembering Nick Ashford Bottom Line Feb 26, 1977 Rock: Remembering Nick Ashford Bottom Line | Feb 26, 1977

    The singer and husband/songwriting partner of Valerie Simpson died on this day in 2011. Hear them perform "Let's Go Get Stoned" in 1977.

  23. Rock: Happy Birthday, Robert Plant! Rock Happy Birthday, Robert Plant! Beacon Theatre Jun 23, 2006 Rock: Happy Birthday, Robert Plant! Beacon Theatre | Jun 23, 2006

    The iconic Led Zeppelin frontman, who turns 68 today, sings an eerie medley of "Hey Joe/Nature Boy," and ends his set with "Ramble On."

» See All Features
Trending