Same as it ever was … One of the greatest live albums of all time is released on September 12, 1984. It’s #345 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
And from the album, comes one of the greatest rock films of all time …
Just in case you’ll be in England later this week …
Rapidly becoming a mandatory calendar event for rock fans of all persuasions, Ramblin’ Man Fair returns to Mote Park in Maidstone, Kent, from 19 to 21 July 2019. Now in its fifth year, the event has achieved considerable success in its quest to bring festivalgoers the very best in classic and contemporary rock, progressive rock, blues and country music.
Eric Clapton plays Madison Square Garden in New York City on July 13, 1974 and has a special guest for the encore — Todd Rundgren.
Unfortunately, The Runt’s guitar pickup isn’t working. So, Slowhand gives him his guitar, handles just the lead vocals and, at the appropriate breaks, just sits back and takes in Todd’s axework with everyone else.
May 6, 2005 ~ Audioslave plays at LaTribuna in Havana — the first time any US band has played Cuba for free.
Shovels and Rope/Frank Turner double bill at The Sylvee …
This is good.
The Roots covered “More Today Than Yesterday” at the New York City jazz club The Django. The performance at the intimate venue was recorded for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon . Fallon introduced the clip while walking on the sidewalk leading up to the Tribeca-based jazz club.
March 12, 1971 ~ The first of three nights at Bill Graham’s legendary Fillmore East begin with that simple introduction. Two of the shows are recorded and become The Allman Brothers seminal “Live at Fillmore East” album.
The album goes on to sell over a million copies; it is certified Gold on October 25, four days before Duane Allman dies in a motorcycle accident.
Good lord, this is good!
Gary Clark Jr. and Lukas Nelson & Promise of The Real headlined the action on Sunday at the Gasparilla Music Festival in Tampa. Lukas Nelson sat-in with Clark Jr. and his band towards the end of the night at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park.
Love this guy. Turn it up.