Concert Vault


  1. Mahavishnu Orchestra in Cleveland, '73 Rock Mahavishnu Orchestra in Cl… Guitar hero John McLaughlin leads the fusion juggernaut on "Birds of Fire," "Miles Beyond" and "The Dance of Maya" in this thunderous set. Mahavishnu Orchestra in Cleveland, '73 Case Western Reserve University Feb 17, 1973
  2. Grover Washington Jr.'s Soothing Sax Jazz Grover Washington Jr.'s So… The godfather of smooth jazz serenades a hometown Philly crowd with tunes from his best-selling Winelight album in this 1981 concert. Grover Washington Jr.'s Soothing Sax Philadelphia, PA Jun 27, 1981
  3. Dan Fogelberg in Confessional Mode Folk & Bluegrass watch video Dan Fogelberg in Confessio… The singer-songwriter performs tunes from his trilogy of Home Free, Souvenirs and Captured Angel in this intimate solo set from 1976. Dan Fogelberg in Confessional Mode Capitol Theatre Mar 20, 1976
  4. George Shearing's 'Burnished Brass' Jazz George Shearing's 'Burnish… The pianist-composer, who was born on this day in 1919, augments his quintet with an 11-piece brass section at the '59 Newport Jazz Festival. George Shearing's 'Burnished Brass' Newport Jazz Festival Jul 2, 1959
  5. Janis Joplin Flies Solo Rock Janis Joplin Flies Solo After leaving Big Brother & The Holding Company, the soulful singer formed her Kozmic Blues Band. Hear an early performance from 1969. Janis Joplin Flies Solo Fillmore East Feb 12, 1969
  6. Video: Stephen Stills at the Capitol Theatre Rock watch video Video: Stephen Stills at t… The guitarist-singer-songwriter performs "Precious Love," Buffalo Springfield's "For What It's Worth" and "Love the One You're With" in '79. Video: Stephen Stills at the Capitol Theatre Capitol Theatre Mar 23, 1979
  7. Happy Birthday, Pat Metheny! Jazz Happy Birthday, Pat Metheny! The guitarist and musical visionary turns 60 today. Hear him perform early tunes like "Phase Dance," "American Garage" and "Jaco" in 1982. Happy Birthday, Pat Metheny! Mesa Centennial Hall Jul 26, 1982
  8. R.I.P. Robin Williams Comedy watch video R.I.P. Robin Williams The comedian and film star ended his life last night at the age of 63. Celebrate his memory with this 1991 video from Golden Gate Park. R.I.P. Robin Williams Golden Gate Park Nov 3, 1991
  9. Remembering Les Paul Jazz Remembering Les Paul The inventor-guitarist, who died on this day in 2009, performs "I'm Confessin'" and "Let The Good TImes Roll" at his 88th birthday bash. Remembering Les Paul Iridium Jun 9, 2003
  10. The Donkeys at Daytrotter Indie The Donkeys at Daytrotter The quirky San Diego band performs "Living on the Other Side," "No Need for Oxygen" and "West Coast Raga" in sessions from 2006-2013. The Donkeys at Daytrotter
  11. Surf's Up With the Beach Boys Rock Surf's Up With the Beach Boys The popular lineup, including Brian Wilson, is reunited for versions of "California Girls," "In My Room" and "Fun Fun Fun" in this 1979 set. Surf's Up With the Beach Boys Nassau Coliseum May 14, 1979
  12. Roomful of Blues in Providence, 1974 Blues Roomful of Blues in Provid… Guitarist Duke Robillard leads the swinging jump blues band through a smokin' set including Big Joe Turner's "Hoy Hoy" from 40 years ago. Roomful of Blues in Providence, 1974 Palace Theater Providence Jan 26, 1974
  13. The Judds at Radio City Music Hall Country The Judds at Radio City Mu… The mother-daughter team of Naomi and Wynonna Judd perform their hits "Mama He's Crazy" and "Girls Night Out" in this 1986 concert. The Judds at Radio City Music Hall Radio City Music Hall Mar 21, 1986
  14. George Benson Jamming at Newport Jazz George Benson Jamming at N… The rising star guitarist showcases his stunning chops on "Shape of Jazz to Come" and "Straight No Chase" in this 1969 concert. George Benson Jamming at Newport Newport Jazz Festival Jul 3, 1969
  15. Happy Birthday, Joe Jackson! Rock watch video Happy Birthday, Joe Jackson! The pop singer-songwriter, who turns 60 today, performs "On Your Radio" and others at the peak of new wave in this 1980 concert video. Happy Birthday, Joe Jackson! Capitol Theatre Feb 15, 1980
  16. Jethro Tull at Tanglewood, 1970 Rock watch video Jethro Tull at Tanglewood,… See flutist, vocalist and wild-haired frontman Ian Anderson, who turns 67 today, lead the group on "Nothing is Easy" in this concert video. Jethro Tull at Tanglewood, 1970 Tanglewood Jul 7, 1970
  17. Ronnie Spector's Rootsy Anthems Rock Ronnie Spector's Rootsy An… The former lead singer for '60s girl group The Ronettes performs her hits "Be My Baby" and "Da Doo Ron Ron" at the Latin Quarter in 1987. Ronnie Spector's Rootsy Anthems Latin Quarter Feb 19, 1987
  18. Happy Birthday, Jack DeJohnette! Jazz Happy Birthday, Jack DeJoh… The multi-directional drummer-composer-bandleader turns 72 today. Hear him perform tunes from Cosmic Chicken in this 1975 concert. Happy Birthday, Jack DeJohnette! Great American Music Hall Oct 11, 1975
  19. The Raelettes at the Fillmore East Rock The Raelettes at the Fillm… Mable John (pictured second from right) lends her powerfully soulful vocals to "Running Out" with the Ray Charles Orchestra in 1970. The Raelettes at the Fillmore East Fillmore East Apr 18, 1970
  20. Willie and the Poor Boys in London Blues Willie and the Poor Boys i… Stones bassist Bill Wyman assembled an all-star crew featuring Jimmy Page and John Entwistle for this 1985 benefit concert for Ronnie Lane. Willie and the Poor Boys in London London, England Mar 20, 1985
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