Concert Vault


  1. A 'Hey Joe' Playlist Rock A 'Hey Joe' Playlist On this day in 1966, the Jimi Hendrix Experience released their first single. Hear a host of top rock artists cover this Billy Roberts tune. A 'Hey Joe' Playlist
  2. Carmine Appice & Friends, 1982 Rock Carmine Appice & Friends, … The Vanilla Fudge drummer, who turns 68 today, welcomes Rick Derringer, Charlie Daniels and Tim Bogart to this benefit concert. Carmine Appice & Friends, 1982 Savoy Mar 14, 1982
  3. Mumford & Sons and Friends, 2012 Indie Mumford & Sons and Friends… The core four performs folksy tunes with clawhammer banjo player Abigail Washburn and guitarist-singer Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes. Mumford & Sons and Friends, 2012 Dixon High School Oct 1, 2012
  4. Navigating 'Giant Steps' Jazz Navigating 'Giant Steps' Several artists, from Joe Pass to Jaco Pastorius, make their way through John Coltrane's proving ground of chord changes in this playlist. Navigating 'Giant Steps'
  5. A Fats Waller Tribute Jazz A Fats Waller Tribute The great pianist-composer-entertainer died on this day in 1943. Hear a host of artists perform his timeless tunes in this memorial playlist. A Fats Waller Tribute
  6. D'Angelo at Tramps, 1995 Rock D'Angelo at Tramps, 1995 Following a 14-year sabbatical, the smooth neo-soul singer releases Black Messiah this week. Hear him perform tunes from Brown Sugar. D'Angelo at Tramps, 1995 Tramps Aug 30, 1995
  7. Stevie Wonder in the Motor City, '84 Rock Stevie Wonder in the Motor… The genius performs galvanizing versions of "Living for the City," "Superstition," "Sir Duke" and "Higher Ground" in this 3-hour set. Stevie Wonder in the Motor City, '84 Masonic Temple Theatre Apr 14, 1984
  8. Dinah Washington at '55 Newport Jazz Dinah Washington at '55 Ne… The great jazz singer, who died on this day in 1963, swings "Pennies From Heaven" and "Teach Me Tonight" with the Max Roach Trio. Dinah Washington at '55 Newport Newport Jazz Festival Jul 16, 1955
  9. Tom Verlaine at Tramps, 1996 Rock Tom Verlaine at Tramps, 1996 The guitarist and former Television frontman performs his classics "Marquee Moon" and "Kingdom Come" and covers "Psychotic Reaction." Tom Verlaine at Tramps, 1996 Tramps Jun 12, 1996
  10. Hot Tuna Keeps on Rollin' Along Blues Hot Tuna Keeps on Rollin' … Jorma Kaukonen joins longtime partner Jack Casady for the bassist's 70th birthday bash tonight at the Beacon Theater. Hear them in '71. Hot Tuna Keeps on Rollin' Along Fillmore West Jul 3, 1971
  11. Dickey Betts' Solo Debut Rock Dickey Betts' Solo Debut The Allman Brothers Band guitarist performs new tunes from his album Highway Call and encores with some ABB favorites in this 1974 concert. Dickey Betts' Solo Debut Winterland Dec 14, 1974
  12. Remembering Clifton Chenier Folk & Bluegrass Remembering Clifton Chenier The King of Zydeco, who died on this day in 1987, plays fast-stepping dance numbers at the inaugural New Orleans Jazz Festival in 1970. Remembering Clifton Chenier Beauregard Square Apr 23, 1970
  13. Hammie Nixon and Sleepy John Estes Blues Hammie Nixon and Sleepy Jo… The Tennessee country blues duo (Hammie on harmonica and kazoo, Sleepy John on guitar) performs "Corinna" and others in this 1974 set. Hammie Nixon and Sleepy John Estes Avery Fisher Hall Jun 30, 1974
  14. Pete Escovedo's Sizzling Salsa Jazz watch video Pete Escovedo's Sizzling S… The Bay Area Latin jazz icon (father of percussionist Sheila E.) performs tunes from his album Mister E. with his 11-piece band in 1989. Pete Escovedo's Sizzling Salsa Gift Center May 29, 1989
  15. Happy Birthday, Booker T. Jones! Rock Happy Birthday, Booker T. … The organist-leader of the MG's turns 70 today. Hear him in rare vocal performances and playing classics like "Green Onions" in this playlist. Happy Birthday, Booker T. Jones!
  16. Mike Watt at Tramps, 1995 Rock Mike Watt at Tramps, 1995 Bassist-singer from Minutemen and Firehose performs tunes from his solo debut Ball-Hog or Tugboat? with Eddie Vedder and Dave Grohl. Mike Watt at Tramps, 1995 Tramps Apr 27, 1995
  17. McCoy Tyner's Songs of the New World Jazz McCoy Tyner's Songs of the… The legendary pianist, who turns 76 today, was 40 at the time he performed this scintillating solo set at Carnegie Hall in 1978. McCoy Tyner's Songs of the New World Carnegie Hall Jun 28, 1978
  18. Brenda Lee in Nashville Country Brenda Lee in Nashville The country-pop star, who turns 70 today, performs her 1960 hit "I'm Sorry" and her seasonal classic "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree." Brenda Lee in Nashville Calhoun Music Hall Sep 18, 1982
  19. Marshall Crenshaw in Asbury Park Rock Marshall Crenshaw in Asbur… The prolific power pop singer-songwriter performs signature tunes "Someday, Someway" and "There She Goes Again" at the Stone Pony. Marshall Crenshaw in Asbury Park Stone Pony Feb 16, 2001
  20. Frankie Armstrong, Pioneering Feminist Folk & Bluegrass Frankie Armstrong, Pioneer… The British folk singer/political activist plays thought-provoking tunes like "I Hate The Patriarchy" and "Bridget and the Pill" in this 1977 set. Frankie Armstrong, Pioneering Feminist Great American Music Hall Sep 29, 1977
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