Bill Graham Concerts

  1. Hendrix in Berkeley, 1970 Bill Graham: Hendrix in Berkeley, 1970 Berkeley Community Theatre May 30, 1970 The ultimate guitar god delivers a challenging but rewarding set, including tunes "Straight Ahead," "Machine Gun" and "Foxy Lady," shortly before his tragic death.
  2. The Last Waltz's 40th Anniversary Bill Graham: The Last Waltz's 40th Anniversary Winterland Nov 25, 1976 Staged by Bill Graham, the Band's farewell concert was presented on Thanksgiving Day, 1976. Here the un-retouched recording.
  3. John Lee Hooker at Shoreline Bill Graham: John Lee Hooker at Shoreline Shoreline Amphitheatre Oct 10, 1992 The Boogie Man is joined by guitarist Ry Cooder on "Serves Me Right to Suffer," "Hobo Blues" and "Crawlin' King Snake" in this 1992 set.
  4. Pearl Harbor & The Explosions Bill Graham: Pearl Harbor & The Explosions Oakland Auditorium Aug 24, 1979 The Bay Area new wave band performs "Let's Eat," "Shut Up And Dance" and their single "Drivin'" in this 1979 set from the Oakland Auditorium.
  5. Remembering Alvin Lee Bill Graham: Remembering Alvin Lee Winterland Apr 30, 1971 The Brit guitar star, who died on this day in 2013, leads Ten Years After on scorching versions of "I'm Going Home" and "Sweet LIttle Sixteen."
  6. Allmans, closing night at Fillmore East Bill Graham: Allmans, closing night at Fillmore East Fillmore East Jun 27, 1971 The end of an era, ushered out by the Brothers.
  7. Grace Slick with Great Society, '66 Bill Graham: Grace Slick with Great Society, '66 Fillmore Auditorium Jun 10, 1966 The singer premieres "Somebody To Love" and "White Rabbit" with the Bay Area band before joining Jefferson Airplane later that year.
  8. Grateful Dead with Stephen Stills, 1969 Bill Graham: Grateful Dead with Stephen Stills, 1969 Winterland Oct 25, 1969 One of our favorite Dead sets at Wolfgang's. A killer Dark Star / St. Stephen, and Stephen Stills joins in on a propulsive Love Light.
  9. Huey Lewis Wants a New Drug Bill Graham: Huey Lewis Wants a New Drug Slim's May 23, 1989 The soulful singer leads the News on their hit song from Sports and covers of "Lets Go Get Stoned" and "Working In a Coal Mine" in 1989.
  10. Elvis Costello at Winterland Bill Graham: Elvis Costello at Winterland Winterland Jun 7, 1978 The prolific singer-songwriter premieres "Pump It Up," "Lip Service" and other tunes from This Year's Model in this '78 set.
  11. CCR at the Fillmore Bill Graham: CCR at the Fillmore Fillmore West Mar 14, 1969 Frontman John Fogerty leads the Bay Area roots rockers on "Proud Mary," "Suzy Q" and "Stormy Monday" in a 1969 set.
  12. Cream Unleashed, 1968 Bill Graham: Cream Unleashed, 1968 Oakland Coliseum Arena Oct 4, 1968 Legendary drummer Ginger Baker has passed at the age of 80. Hear him unleash on "Crossroads," "I'm So Glad" and "Sunshine of Your Love" in one of Cream’s last U.S. concerts in 1968.
  13. Delaney & Bonnie at the Fillmore Bill Graham: Delaney & Bonnie at the Fillmore Fillmore West Feb 22, 1970 Guitarist-singer-songwriter Delaney Bramlett, born in 1939, joins wife Bonnie and Eric Clapton for a set of searing rock 'n' soul.
  14. Santana Rides Again Bill Graham: Santana Rides Again Tanglewood Aug 18, 1970 This exceptional recording features a smoking Santana in the last year of their classic lineup. An incredible performance by a great band in their prime.
  15. Best of Bill Graham
    1. Elton John's First Stateside Tour
    2. Jimi Hendrix Experience in 1968
    3. Neil Young & Crazy Horse, 1970
    4. Derek and the Dominos, 1970
    5. Allman Brothers at the Fillmore East
    6. Bob Dylan with The Band, 1974
    7. Bruce Springsteen Proves It All Night
    8. Tom Petty Rocks Winterland
    9. Traffic at the Fillmore East, 1970
    10. Van Morrison debuts Tupelo Honey
  16. Sly & the Family Stone at the Fillmore Bill Graham: Sly & the Family Stone at the Fillmore Fillmore East Oct 5, 1968 The funk icon grooves hard on "Are You Ready?," "Color Me True" and a medley of "Dance to the Music," "Music Lover" and "I Want To Take You Higher" in this '68 set.
  17. Van at the Fillmore East Bill Graham: Van at the Fillmore East Fillmore West Apr 26, 1970 Hear Van perform his classics "Moondance," "Into The Mystic" and "Brown Eyed Girl" in a 1970 Fillmore East set.
  18. Pink Floyd in Oakland, 1977 Bill Graham: Pink Floyd in Oakland, 1977 Oakland Coliseum Arena May 9, 1977 The psychedelic band plays "Welcome to the Machine" and "Shine on You Crazy Diamond" from Wish You Were Here and "Money" from Dark Side of the Moon.
  19. Jeff Beck at the Fillmore West, 1968 Bill Graham: Jeff Beck at the Fillmore West, 1968 Fillmore West Jul 24, 1968 Listen to the British guitar hero play "Jeff's Boogie," "You Shook Me" and "Morning Dew" in this 1968 Fillmore West set.
  20. Mountain at the Fillmore East Bill Graham: Mountain at the Fillmore East Fillmore East Jun 27, 1971 Leslie West and Felix Pappalardi lead the group on Jack Bruce's "Theme From an Imaginary Western" and their classic, "Mississippi Queen."
  21. Pink Floyd at the Fillmore West Bill Graham: Pink Floyd at the Fillmore West Fillmore West Apr 29, 1970 Featuring guitar great David Gilmour, the mighty Floyd plays a 22-minute "A Saucerful of Secrets' in 1970 at the legendary San Francisco venue.
  22. Bowie With Nine Inch Nails Bill Graham: Bowie With Nine Inch Nails Shoreline Amphitheatre Oct 21, 1995 David Bowie's 1995 tour contained many of the most frighteningly intense shows of his career, and to up the ante he invited Nine Inch Nails to co-headline.
  23. Elton John's First Stateside Tour Bill Graham: Elton John's First Stateside Tour Fillmore West Nov 12, 1970 The singer-songwriter performs his "Amoreena" and "Burn Down the Mission" in a stripped-down piano trio setting at the Fillmore in 1970.
  24. Jimi Hendrix Experience in 1968 Bill Graham: Jimi Hendrix Experience in 1968 Winterland Oct 12, 1968 The guitar god performs "Foxy Lady," "Purple Haze," "Little Wing" and others with bassist Noel Redding and drummer Mitch Mitchell at Winterland.
  25. Neil Young & Crazy Horse, 1970 Bill Graham: Neil Young & Crazy Horse, 1970 Fillmore East Mar 6, 1970 The godfather of grunge plays "Down By The River," "Cinnamon Girl" and "Cowgirl in the Sand" from the landmark Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere in 1970.
  26. Derek and the Dominos, 1970 Bill Graham: Derek and the Dominos, 1970 Fillmore East Oct 23, 1970 Without a doubt one of our all-time favorite shows: Clapton stretching out with a crack rhythm section, great songs, great playing. This is everything we love about live music.
  27. Allman Brothers at the Fillmore East Bill Graham: Allman Brothers at the Fillmore East Fillmore East Feb 11, 1970 The original jam band stretches on epic instrumentals "In Memory of Elizabeth Reed" and "Mountain Jam" in this classic 1970 set from NYC.
  28. Bob Dylan with The Band, 1974 Bill Graham: Bob Dylan with The Band, 1974 Los Angeles Forum Feb 14, 1974 The Nobel Prize-winning bard performs "Mr. Tambourine Man," "Lay Lady Lay," "Rainy Day Women #12 & 35" and other classics.