Concert Vault
  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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."

  9. Rock: John Hiatt at the Palace, '83 Rock John Hiatt at the Palace, '83 Palace Nov 24, 1983 Rock: John Hiatt at the Palace, '83 Palace | Nov 24, 1983

    The prolific singer-songwriter, who turns 64 today, plays "I Don't Even Try," "Say It With Flowers" and other tunes from Riding With the King.

  10. Rock: A Ginger Baker Birthday Playlist Rock A Ginger Baker Birthday Playlist Rock: A Ginger Baker Birthday Playlist Ginger Baker Birthday Playlist

    The irascible superstar drummer turns 77 today. Hear him in concerts with Cream in 1968 and with the Baker Gurvitz Army in 1975.

  11. Rock: k.d. Lang's Torch Songs Rock k.d. Lang's Torch Songs New York City Dec 16, 1992 Rock: k.d. Lang's Torch Songs New York City | Dec 16, 1992

    The Canadian singer performs a dramatic version of Cole Porter's "So In Love" along with her "Save Me" and other tunes from Ingenue in '92.

  12. Rock: Jimi Plays Berkeley Rock Jimi Plays Berkeley Berkeley Community Theatre May 30, 1970 Rock: Jimi Plays Berkeley Berkeley Community Theatre | May 30, 1970

    On this day in 1969, Jimi Hendrix closed the Woodstock Festival with the jazzy "Villanova Junction." Hear him reprise it in this 1970 set.

  13. Rock: Los Straitjackets' Supersonic Guitars Rock Los Straitjackets' Supersonic Guitars Daytrotter Studio Nov 7, 2012 Rock: Los Straitjackets' Supersonic Guitars Daytrotter Studio | Nov 7, 2012

    The post-Pulp Fiction surf revival band from Nashville plays "Goo Goo Muck" and "Space Mosquitoes" in this 2012 Daytrotter session.

  14. Rock: Dexy's Midnight Runners in Detroit Rock Dexy's Midnight Runners in Detroit Detroit Feb 15, 1983 Rock: Dexy's Midnight Runners in Detroit Detroit | Feb 15, 1983

    Singer Kevin Rowland, who turns 63 today, leads the Brit pop-soul band on their hit songs "Come On Eileen" and "Geno" in this 1983 set.

  15. Rock: A Woodstock 10th Anniversary Concert Rock A Woodstock 10th Anniversary Concert Rock: A Woodstock 10th Anniversary Concert Woodstock 19th Anniversary Celebration

    Canned Heat, Johnny Winter, John Sebastian, Jorma Kaukonen and others perform at the 1979 jam in Parr Meadows, Long Island.

  16. Rock: A Tribute to the King Rock A Tribute to the King Rock: A Tribute to the King An Elvis Presley Tribute

    Elvis Presley, who died on this day in 1977, is feted by Link Wray, Doc Watson, Kim Carnes, Grateful Dead and Pete Townshend in this playlist

  17. Rock: Happy Birthday, Madonna! Rock Happy Birthday, Madonna! JFK Stadium Jul 13, 1985 Rock: Happy Birthday, Madonna! JFK Stadium | Jul 13, 1985

    The Material Girl turns 58 today. Hear her perform her hits "Holiday," "Into the Groove" and "Love Makes the World Go Round" in 1985.

  18. Rock: A Woodstock 30th Anniversary Celebration Rock A Woodstock 30th Anniversary Celebration Rock: A Woodstock 30th Anniversary Celebration 30th Anniversary of Woodstock Playlist

    Day 2 of the original Woodstock Festival happened on this day in 1969. Hear a list of bands perform at the 1999 edition of that Aquarian bash.

  19. Rock: Mountain's Massive Attack Rock Mountain's Massive Attack Fillmore East Dec 31, 1970 Rock: Mountain's Massive Attack Fillmore East | Dec 31, 1970

    Guitarist Leslie West showcases his humungous tone on "Mississippi Queen" and "Nantucket Sleighride" in this 1970 Fillmore East set.

  20. Rock: Jimmy Webb at the Record Plant, '75 Rock Jimmy Webb at the Record Plant, '75 Record Plant Nov 16, 1975 Rock: Jimmy Webb at the Record Plant, '75 Record Plant | Nov 16, 1975

    The prolific pop songwriter, who turns 70 today, premieres new songs like "The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress" and "Rose" in this intimate set.

  21. Rock: Video: Highlights of Woodstock '94 Rock Video: Highlights of Woodstock '94 Woodstock 94 Aug 12, 1994 Rock: Video: Highlights of Woodstock '94 Woodstock 94 | Aug 12, 1994 watch video

    On this day in 1969, the Woodstock Festival opened. See Aerosmith, Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers and more at the 25th anniversary bash.

  22. Rock: Happy Birthday, Larry Graham! Rock Happy Birthday, Larry Graham! Tramps Aug 2, 1995 Rock: Happy Birthday, Larry Graham! Tramps | Aug 2, 1995

    The father of funky slap bass turns 70 today. Hear him get down with his Graham Central Station in this two-hour set from Tramps in 1995.

  23. Rock: Janis Joplin at the Fillmore East, '69 Rock Janis Joplin at the Fillmore East, '69 Fillmore East Feb 12, 1969 Rock: Janis Joplin at the Fillmore East, '69 Fillmore East | Feb 12, 1969

    The legendary singer leads her own band on "Raise Your Hand" and "Summertime" shortly after leaving Big Brother & The Holding Company.

  24. Rock: Kid Creole & The Coconuts at Tramps, '95 Rock Kid Creole & The Coconuts at Tramps, '95 Tramps Jul 15, 1995 Rock: Kid Creole & The Coconuts at Tramps, '95 Tramps | Jul 15, 1995

    Frontman August Darnell leads his group on catchy Latin-Caribbean flavored disco-funk tunes like "Endicott" and "My Male Curiosity."

  25. Rock: Joe Jackson Looks Sharp Rock Joe Jackson Looks Sharp Berklee Performance Center May 25, 1979 Rock: Joe Jackson Looks Sharp Berklee Performance Center | May 25, 1979

    The Brit new wave pioneer, who turns 62 today, plays his hit single "Is She Really Going Out With Him?" and tunes from Look Sharp in 1979.

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  1. Rock: The Cult of Del Fuegos Rock The Cult of Del Fuegos Papagalio Apr 17, 1986 Rock: The Cult of Del Fuegos Papagalio | Apr 17, 1986

    Singer Dan Zanes leads the Boston-based band on "Slipped, Tripped and Fell in Love," "Don't Run Wild" and other tough tunes in a '86 set.

  2. Rock: Jethro Tull Revisits Their Past Rock Jethro Tull Revisits Their Past Tower Theater Nov 25, 1987 Rock: Jethro Tull Revisits Their Past Tower Theater | Nov 25, 1987

    Ian Anderson, who turns 69 today, leads the prog-rockers on '60s hits "Living in the Past," "Aqualung," and "Thick As a Brick" in this '87 set.

  3. Rock: A Salute to Leo Fender Rock A Salute to Leo Fender Rock: A Salute to Leo Fender A Fender Guitar Cavalcade

    The man who invented the electric guitar that bears his name was born on this day in 1909. Hear some greats who play his signature axe.

  4. Rock: Video: Levon Helm Band at Newport, 2008 Rock Video: Levon Helm Band at Newport, 2008 Newport Folk Festival Aug 3, 2008 Rock: Video: Levon Helm Band at Newport, 2008 Newport Folk Festival | Aug 3, 2008 watch video

    The drummer-singer and founding member of The Band leads his eight-piece group on "The Same Thing," "Ophelia" and "The Weight."

  5. Rock: Huey Lewis Wants a New Drug Rock Huey Lewis Wants a New Drug Slim's May 23, 1989 Rock: Huey Lewis Wants a New Drug Slim's | May 23, 1989 watch video

    The soulful singer leads the News on their hit song from Sports and covers of "Lets Go Get Stoned" and "Working In a Coal Mine" in 1989.

  6. Rock: U2 on 'The Joshua Tree' Tour Rock U2 on 'The Joshua Tree' Tour Madison Square Garden Sep 28, 1987 Rock: U2 on 'The Joshua Tree' Tour Madison Square Garden | Sep 28, 1987

    Guitarist The Edge, who turns 55 today, fuels tunes like "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" and "Exit" in this 1987 set from MSG.

  7. Rock: A Zappa Instrumental Playlist Rock A Zappa Instrumental Playlist Rock: A Zappa Instrumental Playlist Zappa Shuts Up and Plays His Guitar

    The singular guitarist-bandleader-satirist lets his fingers do the talking on "Sinister Footwear," "Bowling on Charen" and "Black Napkins."

  8. Rock: Willy DeVille In Memoriam Rock Willy DeVille In Memoriam Paradise Jul 20, 1978 Rock: Willy DeVille In Memoriam Paradise | Jul 20, 1978

    The rootsy singer-songwriter, who died on this day in 2009, performs "Spanish Stroll," "Cadillac Walk" and others in a '78 set from Paradise.

  9. Rock: "We All Live In A...." Rock "We All Live In A...." Rosemont Theatre Aug 22, 2001 Rock: "We All Live In A...." Rosemont Theatre | Aug 22, 2001 watch video

    On this day in 1966, the Beatles released their single "Yellow Submarine." Hear Ringo sing it with his All-Starr Band in this 2001 set.

  10. Rock: A Rick Derringer Birthday Playlist Rock A Rick Derringer Birthday Playlist Rock: A Rick Derringer Birthday Playlist Rick Derringer Playlist

    The guitarist, who turns 69 today, plays "Frankenstein" with the Edgar Winter Group in '74 and "Hang On Sloopy" with his own group in '81.

  11. 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.

  12. Rock: Hooks From the Vault: USA Edition Rock Hooks From the Vault: USA Edition Rock: Hooks From the Vault: USA Edition Hooks From the Vault: USA Edition

    Hear hookmeisters John Fogerty, John Hiatt, Warren Zevon, Bruce Springsteen, Marshall Crenshaw and others in this 3-hour playlist.

  13. Rock: Hooks From the Vault: UK Edition Rock Hooks From the Vault: UK Edition Rock: Hooks From the Vault: UK Edition Hooks From the Vault: UK Edition

    Hear hookmeisters Dave Edmunds, Elvis Costello, Joe Jackson, The Police, The Kinks, Squeeze, Madness and others in this 3-hour playlist.

  14. Rock: Metallica Seeks & Destroys Woodstock, '99 Rock Metallica Seeks & Destroys Woodstock, '99 Woodstock 99 East Stage Jul 24, 1999 Rock: Metallica Seeks & Destroys Woodstock, '99 Woodstock 99 East Stage | Jul 24, 1999 watch video

    Singer-guitarist and principal songwriter James Hetfield, who turns 53 today, leads the group on "Master of Puppets" and "King Nothing."

  15. Rock: An Arthur Lee Memorial Playlist Rock An Arthur Lee Memorial Playlist Rock: An Arthur Lee Memorial Playlist An Arthur Lee Memorial Playlist

    Robert Plant, Alice Cooper, Garland Jeffreys and others pay tribute to the singer-songwriter of the group Love, who died on this day in 2006.

  16. Rock: Traffic at the Fillmore East, 1970 Rock Traffic at the Fillmore East, 1970 Fillmore East Nov 18, 1970 Rock: Traffic at the Fillmore East, 1970 Fillmore East | Nov 18, 1970

    Drummer Jim Capaldi, born on this day in 1944, joins Steve Winwood, Chris Wood and Rick Grech on "Medicated Goo" and "Dear Mr. Fantasy."

  17. Rock: A Birthday Salute to Garth Hudson Rock A Birthday Salute to Garth Hudson San Francisco Civic Auditorium Dec 31, 1983 Rock: A Birthday Salute to Garth Hudson San Francisco Civic Auditorium | Dec 31, 1983 watch video

    The Band keyboardist, who turns 79 today, joins his brethren on "Rag Mama Rag," "King Harvest (Has Surely Come)" and others in 1983.

  18. Rock: What a Long Strange Trip It's Been Rock What a Long Strange Trip It's Been Rock: What a Long Strange Trip It's Been A Jerry Garcia Birthday Playlist

    Guitarist Jerry Garcia, born on this day in '42, plays with the Grateful Dead and his Acoustic Band in this playlist spanning four decades.

  19. Rock: Video: Grateful Dead at the Garden Rock Video: Grateful Dead at the Garden Madison Square Garden Sep 24, 1988 Rock: Video: Grateful Dead at the Garden Madison Square Garden | Sep 24, 1988 watch video

    The original jam band stretches out on "Iko Iko," "Little Red Rooster," "Box of Rain" and others in this '88 set from Madison Square Garden.

  20. Rock: Rush Rocks Maple Leaf Garden Rock Rush Rocks Maple Leaf Garden Maple Leaf Gardens Sep 21, 1984 Rock: Rush Rocks Maple Leaf Garden Maple Leaf Gardens | Sep 21, 1984

    Bassist-singer Geddy Lee, who turns 63 today, joins Neal Peart and Alex Lifeson on tunes from Grace Under Pressure in a '84 set from Toronto.

  21. Rock: A White House Lawn Party Rock A White House Lawn Party White House South Lawn Jan 17, 1993 Rock: A White House Lawn Party White House South Lawn | Jan 17, 1993

    The Cate Brothers, The Band, Dr. John, Stephen Stills and Bob Dylan perform on the the White House South Lawn in this 1993 concert.

  22. Rock: Stevie Ray & Jimmie Heat Up Austin Rock Stevie Ray & Jimmie Heat Up Austin Austin Opera House Apr 15, 1984 Rock: Stevie Ray & Jimmie Heat Up Austin Austin Opera House | Apr 15, 1984

    The brothers Vaughan rock their hometown Austin Opera House on "Cold Shot" and "Couldn't Stand the Weather" in this 1984 set.

  23. Rock: Steve Morse's Monster Chops On Display Rock Steve Morse's Monster Chops On Display Rock: Steve Morse's Monster Chops On Display Steve Morse Playlist

    The guitar hero, who turns 62 today, performs with the Dixie Dregs in 1979, with Kansas in 1989 and with his Steve Morse Band in 1997.

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