Rock Concerts

  1. NEW: Wendy Waldman at Paradise, 1980 Paradise Aug 13, 1978 The prolific L.A. songwriter lends her distinctive vocals to "Hard Times," "The Wind in New York City" and other tunes from Strange Company.
  2. 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.
  3. Jimmy Webb at the Record Plant, '75 Record Plant Nov 16, 1975 The prolific pop songwriter premieres new songs like "The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress" and "Rose" in this intimate set.
  4. Fleetwood Mac at the Record Plant, '74 Record Plant Dec 15, 1974 Christine McVie performs her tunes "Spare Me a Little," "Why" and "Believe Me" with the Bob Welch edition of the band.
  5. Hail, Hail, Chuck Berry Winterland Mar 18, 1967 50 years ago today, the rock progenitor took the stage at the Winterland, backed by Steve Miller and his band, on a bill with the Dead.
  6. NEW: Lene Lovich at Paradise, '79 Paradise Mar 15, 1980 The London-based new wave diva shows her idiosyncratic style on "Too Tender to Touch" and her hit single "Lucky Number" from Stateless.
  7. Clarence White With the Byrds Rainbow Theatre Jan 16, 1972 The guitar great, born in 1944, reveals his bluegrass influences on "Mr. Spaceman" with the Byrds in this 1972 set.
  8. The Spinners' Slick Soul Latin Casino Mar 19, 1977 The vocal group performs '70s R&B hits "Could It Be I'm Falling in Love," "One of a Kind (Love Affair)" and "Rubber Band Man" in '77.
  9. NEW: Utopia Salutes the Beatles Capitol Theatre Oct 31, 1980 Todd Rundgren leads the progressive group on new material from Deface the Music, their homage to the Fab Four, in this 1980 set.
  10. Violent Femmes Hit the Road Tramps Jul 29, 1999 The Milwaukee-based trio is now touring in support of their new album We Can Do Anything. Hear them play "Blister in the Sun" in a 1999 set.
  11. The Rolling Stones in Detroit, 1978 Masonic Hall Jul 6, 1978 Charlie Watts provided his classic backbeat on swaggering classics like "Star Star," "Happy," "Shattered," "Brown Sugar" and others in this set.
  12. Remembering David Bowie Nassau Coliseum Mar 23, 1976 In 2016 the world lost a true rock legend, David Bowie. Celebrate his life by listening to this crucial concert from 1983 featuring songs "Space Oddity," "Young Americans" and "Fame."
  13. The Vapors Ride the New Wave 15 Landowne Sep 11, 1980 The Brit one-hit wonders play their chart-topping "Turning Japanese" and other tunes from their debut album New Clear Days in 1980.
  14. The Brothers Johnson Funk It Up Capitol Theatre Apr 25, 1980 Bassist Louis Johnson, who died in 2015, grooves on "Strawberry Letter 23" and "Get the Funk Out Ma Face" in 1980.
  15. NEW: The Waitresses Strut in Boston Paradise Apr 2, 1982 Singer Patty Donahue fronts the post-punk band from Akron on "I Know What Boys Like" and "Hump Day" in this 1982 set from club Paradise.
  16. NEW: Horslips in Boston, '77 Jazz Workshop Oct 25, 1977 The Celtic rockers blend the influences of Jethro Tull and Genesis with Irish folkloric music on tunes like "Daybreak" and "Dearg Doom."
  17. Best of Rock
    1. Traffic at the Fillmore East, 1970
    2. Early Bruce Springsteen, 1973
    3. Eric Clapton in Santa Monica, 1978
    4. Bob Marley and the Wailers, 1979
    5. Bob Dylan Reunites with The Band
    6. Let's Give Thanks
    7. The Police at Boston’s Paradise
    8. Derek and the Dominos, 1970
    9. Jimi Hendrix Experience in 1968
    10. Linda Ronstadt, Country Rock Queen
    11. Cream Unleashed, 1968
    12. R.E.M. at the Capitol Theatre, 1984
    13. Delaney & Bonnie at the Fillmore
    14. Prince's 'Controversy' Tour
  18. Spandau Ballet's New Romantic Reunion Good Danny's Mar 14, 2014 The London-based new wave group performs their early '80s hits "True," "Chant No. 1" and "Only When You Leave" in this 2014 set.
  19. Jane's Addiction Shocks Philly Theater of Living Arts Feb 20, 1989 Singer and Lollapalooza creator Perry Farrell leads the band on "Pigs in Zen" and others from Nothing's Shocking in 1989.
  20. Sid Vicious In Memoriam Winterland Jan 14, 1978 The late Sex Pistols bassist, born in 1957, plays "God Save the Queen" and "Anarchy in the UK" in this '78 set from Winterland.
  21. Ringo Acts Naturally Pine Knob May 30, 1997 The ex-Beatle performs his solo hits including "Photograph," "It Don't Come Easy" and "No No Song" with his All-Starr Band in 1997.
  22. Happy Memorial Day Weekend! 47 songs 8:54:08 Celebrate this special 2021 weekend with a playlist tailor-made for cookouts, parties and celebrations of all kinds!
  23. Early Blondie at the Paradise, 1978 Paradise May 27, 1978 This pre "Heart of Glass" show rocks! Early Blondie was a revelation of energy, sass and smarts, all evident in this performance.
  24. The Beach Boys Do It Again Nassau Coliseum May 14, 1979 Their 1979 tour was the last to feature all five of the original Beach Boys. Listen to them romp through "California Girls," "Fun Fun Fun", "Little Deuce Coupe" and more.
  25. A P-Funk Marathon at Tramps Tramps Apr 6, 1994 George Clinton leads the P-Funk All-Stars on "Cosmic Slop," "Atomic Dog," "Mothership Connection" and more funk anthems in a 4-hour set.
  26. Omar & the Howlers in Austin Austin Opera House Aug 30, 1987 Gruff-voiced Omar Dykes fronts the tough Texas blues-rockers on "Mississippi Hoodoo Man" and "You Ain't Foolin' Nobody" in '87.
  27. Billy Joel at Yankee Stadium, 1990 Yankee Stadium Jun 22, 1990 The Piano Man plays "Allentown," "Angry Young Man," "We Didn't Start the Fire" and "Only the Good Die Young" in the first rock concert at the original Yankee Stadium.
  28. Quicksilver Messenger Service lights up Winterland Winterland Dec 28, 1975 The iconic San Francisco band reunited in 1975 for this blazing set at Winterland.