Concert Vault

Featured Playlists (see all)

  • Fillmore Auditorium: 1966-1968 19 songs, 1:43:06 The original Fillmore was only open for two and a half years, but its legacy to live rock music is incredible. Here are a few tracks in the Vault that were…
  • Bill Graham Introductions 27 songs, 1:40:41 This coming Tuesday marks the 20th anniversary of Bill Graham's death (10/25/1991). If you enjoy this website, you know how appreciative we are of everything…
  • Shure Legendary Performers 22 songs, 1:42:39 An interesting mix of performers from a number of different genres, this playlist features select artists doing what they do best - performing live on Shure…
  • Bill Graham Memorial: Laughter, Love and Music 66 songs, 4:21:13 From the first public Mime Troupe events in 1965 to his untimely death in 1991, Bill Graham set the standard for excellence in concert presentations and in…
  • Southern Rock Sampler 15 songs, 1:27:24 A good number of the bands contained on this playlist are mentioned in "The South's Gonna Do It Again" and "Gator Country." While pride is…
  • Bottom Line Solo Performances 14 songs, 1:06:43 Spontaneity and risk are integral parts of live performances, which is why, when our favorite acts are in town, we don't stay at home and listen to the album. …
  • Winterland (Top 10) 10 songs, 1:18:27 Winterland, an old ice skating rink converted into a music venue in 1966 by rock promoter Bill Graham, became legendary for the shows that happened there. …
  • Grateful Dead: Extendead Family 13 songs, 1:32:34 On an interview on this site, Jerry Garcia claims his reason for playing with the Jerry Garcia Band wasn't so much to make his own personal music as it was for…
  • The Day The Music Died 15 songs, 49:06 On February 2nd, 1959, the Winter Dance Party Tour, featuring Buddy Holly, J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson, Ritchie Valens, and Dion and the…
  • Mardi Gras 19 songs, 2:03:06 Put on your purple, green and gold, your masks, beads, and crowns, and get ready for the party of the year: Mardi Gras! Originally a Catholic tradition to…
  • Record Plant (Top 10) 10 songs, 1:02:13 Late in 1972, Chris Stone opened his third Record Plant studio, this one in Sausalito, CA (the first two being in NY and LA). Stone and Tom Donahue, general…
  • Havana Jam 12 songs, 1:02:55 For the first time since the Cuban Revolution in 1959, when Fidel Castro first gained power, the less combative stance of the Carter administration opened an…