The clock was winding down on 1978 and the Winterland when Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers delivered this spirited and hit-filled set.
Watch Belfast native Morrison electrify his hometown audience with his soulful tenor roar and absolute stage command.
Hear the folk duo perform three harmonious songs in the Newport Ruins for our friends at Paste Magazine.
Watch a lengthy and impressive set from the veteran performers recorded for our friends at Daytrotter as part of their Barnstormer tour.
DEJJ recently released their sophomore LP The Speed of Things, furthering their dominance of Brian Wilson-esque synth pop.
Mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile brought his illustrious new-grass group to Paste's Outdoor Stage on Sixth to perform for an enthusiastic crowd.
Get Up, Stand Up for this great example of why Marley's musical catalog remains one of the most exciting and influential in history.
The Maytals brought their rocksteady beat to the Winterland and transported all in attendance away to Jamaica's funky capital city.
Watch the English Beat's charismatic frontman in this intimate stripped down solo set and interview.
Watch or listen to John Fogerty and his backing band (featuring Randy Jackson & Steve Jordan) play through this classic set from '89.
Nobody before or since has been able to combine such off-the-wall lyrics and incongruously complicated melodies in a more satisfying way.
In honor of the multifaceted artist's 64th birthday, check out this short set and interview that he did for us at the Wolfgang's Vault office.
Watch legendary Bronx rapper KRS-One deliver his eye-opening verses, reminding Nelson Mandela's supporters that the struggle is ongoing.
Watch the SF Symphony, conducted by Emil de Cou, playing the American classics for Mountain View, CA on the 4th of July.
These guys are completely insane in all the right ways. Watch the rock-meets-standup spectacle complete with simulated sex acts on a stuffed hippo.
The ever-versatile Heartbreaker adds his ivory touch to Pearl Jam's acoustic version of "Black" in 1994.
Watch or listen to this great set by The Indigo Girls in 1994. Featuring a great version of their song "Welcome Me".
From Taylor Goldsmith's licks on "From A Window Seat" to Tay Straithairn's sweet Fender Rhodes lines throughout, the Laurel Canyon vibe is strong and clear.
Just 4 months after his release from prison, the South African leader spread his anti-apartheid message, culminating in this Oakland rally.
Sit back, relax and dive into the mystic with this classic Van Morrison set recorded in 1974.
Take a trip to "Sugar Mountain" with this gorgeous solo acoustic performance, including a goosebump-inducing rendition of "After the Gold Rush" on pump organ.
Neil makes the spacious Shoreline Amphitheatre feel intimate in this 1997 Bridge School Benefit concert.
Doug Martsch and his cohorts peal layers of dreamy guitar into a wall of sound that is both beautiful and chaotic. Watch it happen in Austin.
Watch as Spirit Family Reunion stomps, plucks, bows & harmonizes their timeless American music at the 2012 Newport Folk Festival.
The three remaining original members expanded their line-up for additional textures in a stirring, mostly-acoustic performance.
If you missed them at Napa's Bottle Rock Festival, watch the heroes of Sacramento, CA jam "I Will Survive" and more in this '99 set.
Singer-songwriter Sondre Lerche accomplishes so much with just his guitar & voice, gaining a lot of praise for his 2011 self-titled album.
The Grammy Award winning Nashville folk duo played this rousing set at SXSW in 2011, including their wholly re-imagined version of "Billie Jean."
This set is an enlightening glimpse at Bishop and his then-new band's different sound just as the Capricorn sessions had begun.
The band that defines the term "power trio" is finally being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this week. Here's why...
Dive headfirst into this insane '78 spectacle, featuring Quay Lewd in giant platforms, exploding set pieces, and guest Aynsley Dunbar on drums!
The now acclaimed Sugar Man sat in with Paste during last year's Newport Folk Fest to record a few songs. Watch or listen to this awesome set.
Even before their breakthrough album, The Raw and the Cooked, FYC's tight R&B and ska-fueled sound was an irresistible blend.
A born freedom singer and humanitarian, here Browne raised his voice in favor of indigenous peoples for the All Our Colors benefit concert.
See why Concert Vault favorite Delta Spirit earned a spot on The Walking Dead soundtrack. Watch them soar here in '08.
Watch Rowans Chris and Lorin - then-recently joined by their elder brother Peter - rock the historic San Francisco arena in '76.
While Michael Benjamin Lerner's brainchild is on display this week at SXSW, you can see his '09 Noise Pop performance here.
As the guys from Stillwater, NJ move relentlessly across the USA (look for them in Philly this week), watch this friendly session from inside Wolfgang's Vault.
See Miller - of Old 97's fame - backed here by The Serial Lady Killers featuring blazing Telecaster leads and Angela Webster raging on drums.
Watch Aretha Franklin's show-stopping performance of "Bridge Over Troubled Water," recorded one year after the Simon & Garfunkel tune hit #1 in the U.S.
The Mathias brothers and Casey Gibson rocked the sweat-soaked Codfish Hollow Barn, seemingly unaffected - energized even - by the blistering heat.
During a visit to Oakland in '79, Bob Marley was joined on stage by freewheeling Stone Ron Wood; spot him if you can.
Watch Joe McDonald skillfully set the tone on this 1982 evening dedicated to veterans of the conflict in Vietnam.
For the first time, see the full multi-camera film of this outstanding 1970 concert, and stream or download the remastered audio.
Watch the Dead on the third night of their NYE run at Winterland in 1977, regarded by many as one of the greatest years in the band's history.
Sonny Smith and gang play for a soaking wet but enthusiastically buzzing crowd at Sonoma's Gundlach Bundschu Winery.
Costa's self-titled album drops this week. Now see the California singer-songwriter's '09 Noise Pop performance here.
Watch Cheap Trick on tour promoting Dream Police, performing one of their tightest and most energetic shows ever.