Rock Concerts

  1. Jimmy Cliff in Boston, 1975 Rock: Jimmy Cliff in Boston, 1975 Orpheum Theatre Oct 25, 1975 Hear the Jamaican reggae star sing "Many Rivers to Cross" and "Under the Sun, Moon and Stars" in a '75 set from Boston.
  2. James Brown Funks Up Newport, 1969 Rock: James Brown Funks Up Newport, 1969 Newport Jazz Festival Jul 6, 1969 Hear the Godfather of Soul premiere "Say It Loud, I'm Black And I'm Proud" at the 1969 Newport Jazz Festival.
  3. The Kinks in Santa Monica, 1977 Rock: The Kinks in Santa Monica, 1977 Santa Monica Civic Auditorium Feb 18, 1977 The Kinks are at the top of their game in this electric King Biscuit set featuring "Celluloid Heros", "Lola", "You Really Got Me" and much more.
  4. Public Enemy Brings the Noise Rock: Public Enemy Brings the Noise Tramps Jul 21, 1999 Hype man Flavor Flav joins rapper Chuck D on PE classics like "Fight the Power" and "Shut 'Em Down" in this 1999 set.
  5. Phish Acoustic at the 1998 Bridge School Benefit Rock: Phish Acoustic at the 1998 Bridge School Benefit Shoreline Amphitheatre Oct 18, 1998 Catch Trey and the gang in a rare acoustic set, with guests Neil Young and Sarah McLachlan.
  6. The Knack at Carnegie Hall, '79 Rock: The Knack at Carnegie Hall, '79 Carnegie Hall Oct 13, 1979 The power-pop group plays "My Sharona" and other tunes from their debut album Get the Knack while covering Buddy Holly and the Beatles.
  7. Robert Gordon's Rockabilly Boogie Rock: Robert Gordon's Rockabilly Boogie Paradise Mar 22, 1979 The rockabilly cat sings "Mystery Train," "Blue Moon of Kentucky" and "Thirty Flight Rock" in this smoking 1979 set from Paradise in Boston.
  8. Point Blank Hits the Mark in Hotlanta Rock: Point Blank Hits the Mark in Hotlanta Capri Ballroom Sep 21, 1979 The tough Texas rockers play "Louisiana Lag," "Thunder and Lightning" and their single "Mean to Your Queenie" from Airplay in this 1979 set.
  9. Kansas' 1978 "Point of Know Return" Tour Rock: Kansas' 1978 "Point of Know Return" Tour Pine Knob Jul 25, 1978 Singer-songwriter Steve Walsh leads the prog-rockers on "Dust in the Wind" and "Carry On Wayward Son" in '78.
  10. The Allmans and The Dead jam New Year's 1973 Rock: The Allmans and The Dead jam New Year's 1973 Cow Palace Dec 31, 1973 Everyone had a blast when the Allmans headlined Bill Graham's 1973 New Year's Eve show, an epic jam with a few surprise guests.
  11. Grateful Dead, New Year's 1981 Rock: Grateful Dead, New Year's 1981 Oakland Auditorium Dec 31, 1981 The Dead played another great set in Oakland in 1981, with Bill Graham riding a flying joint to ring in the New Year.
  12. Grateful Dead, New Year's 1980 Rock: Grateful Dead, New Year's 1980 Oakland Auditorium Dec 31, 1980 Another monster New Year's show from the Dead, featuring several rare cuts.
  13. Grateful Dead, New Year's 1979 Rock: Grateful Dead, New Year's 1979 Oakland Auditorium Dec 31, 1979 No one rang in the New Year like the Dead, in fine form here in in 1979.
  14. New Year's Eve 1988 with the Dead! Rock: New Year's Eve 1988 with the Dead! Oakland Coliseum Arena Dec 31, 1988 An amazing show from 32 years ago. Celebrate New Year's with the Dead, complete with a countdown followed by Sugar Magnolia!
  15. Best of Rock
    1. Early Bruce Springsteen, 1973
    2. Eric Clapton in Santa Monica, 1978
    3. Bob Marley and the Wailers, 1979
    4. Bob Dylan Reunites with The Band
    5. Let's Give Thanks
    6. The Police at Boston’s Paradise
    7. Derek and the Dominos, 1970
    8. Jimi Hendrix Experience in 1968
    9. Linda Ronstadt, Country Rock Queen
    10. Cream Unleashed, 1968
  16. Tom Tom Club on New Year's Eve 1988 Rock: Tom Tom Club on New Year's Eve 1988 Oakland Coliseum Arena Dec 31, 1988 The Club jumped at the chance to open a Grateful Dead New Year's Eve show & did not disappoint with a smoking hot set.
  17. Hall & Oates Ring in New Year's 1978 Rock: Hall & Oates Ring in New Year's 1978 Pittsburgh Civic Dec 31, 1978 Early Hall & Oates celebrating New Year's Eve in Pittsburgh with a slew of their greatest hits.
  18. David Bowie's Serious Moonlight Tour 1983 Rock: David Bowie's Serious Moonlight Tour 1983 Montreal Forum Jul 13, 1983 "Fame" became Bowie's first US #1 single in September of 1975. Hear him sing that soulful anthem from Young Americans in 1983.
  19. Robert Palmer Rocks Boston Rock: Robert Palmer Rocks Boston Orpheum Theatre Sep 29, 1979 The smooth British soul singer performs "Under Suspicion," "Pressure Drop" and "Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley" in this '79 set.
  20. Leon Russell at the Fillmore East Rock: Leon Russell at the Fillmore East Fillmore East Nov 20, 1970 We fondly remember a tremendous songwriter, musician, and performer with this outstanding 1970 concert from the Fillmore East.
  21. King Crimson's first U.S. Tour Rock: King Crimson's first U.S. Tour Fillmore East Nov 21, 1969 They opened for Fleetwood Mac and Joe Cocker on this night in 1969 at the Fillmore East and played an impressive set.
  22. Pat Travers Rocks the Ritz Rock: Pat Travers Rocks the Ritz Ritz Nov 10, 1982 The blues-rock guitar slinger plays his signature "Boom Boom (Out Go the Lights)" and tunes from Black Pearl in 1982.
  23. The Outlaws Invade Saratoga Rock: The Outlaws Invade Saratoga Saratoga Performing Arts Center Jun 21, 1981 The southern rockers play "Devil's Road," "Ghost Riders in the Sky" and stretch out on an epic "Green Grass and High Tides" in this '81 set.
  24. Dylan blows away Tramps 1999 Rock: Dylan blows away Tramps 1999 Tramps Jul 26, 1999 The lucky 900 in attendance got a great Dylan show in the intimate club that was Tramps. This 2 hour show has a little of everything.
  25. Lucinda debuts Car Wheels 1998 Rock: Lucinda debuts Car Wheels 1998 Tramps Jun 29, 1998 Touring behind the new release of her "Car Wheels on a Gravel Road" album, Lucinda shines with her crack band in a great show.
  26. Gillian Welch & Dave Rawlings in New York Rock: Gillian Welch & Dave Rawlings in New York Tramps Jun 25, 1999 This unique duo graced the Tramps stage in 1999 with a typically enthralling performance.
  27. The Pointer Sisters 'Break Out' Rock: The Pointer Sisters 'Break Out' Michigan State Fairgrounds Jul 2, 1985 June Pointer joins sisters Anita and Ruth on pop hits "I'm So Excited," "Slow Hand" and "Neutron Dance" in 1985. Let's Dance!
  28. Remembering Billy Preston Rock: Remembering Billy Preston Tramps Feb 2, 1996 The gifted singer-songwriter-keyboardist was an especially talented artist. Hear him play his hits "Nothing From Nothing" and "Will It Go Round In Circles" in a 1996 set.