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Concert Timeline

Below is an extended timeline of rock, jazz and folk concerts. The list is not exhaustive, but representative of the key groups that played at Washington University throughout the years.

1959 — Ray Charles

12/11/64 — Ravi Shankar

4/17/65 — Joan Baez

2/11/66 — The Temptations

2/19/66 — Righteous Brothers

11/12/66 — The Kingsmen

11/18/66 — Thelonious Monk

1/7/67 — Marion Williams

2/16/67 — Theodore Bikel

3/24/67 — Simon & Garfunkel

4/21/67 — Judy Collins

4/30/67 — Oliver Nelson

4/29/68 — Phil Ochs

9/16/67 — The Lovin’ Spoonful

10/28/67 — The Yardbirds

4/19/68 — Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee

9/19/68 — Judy Collins

11/2/68 — John Hartford

12/6/68 — Oliver Lake Quartet

4/17/69 — The Grateful Dead

4/26/69 — Marvin Gaye

5/6/69 — Duke Ellington

5/11/69 — The Velvet Underground

9/17/69 — Tim Hardin

9/28/69 — New York Rock Ensemble

10/3/69 — Mississippi Fred McDowell

10/25/69 — The Fifth Dimension

4/25/70 — MC5

5/6/70 — Pete Seeger

5/10/70 — Jethro Tull, with Butterfield Blues Band;Pentangle

9/14/70 — James Gang

11/7/70 — Love

2/20/71 — Richie Havens

3/5/71 — Poco

4/16/71 — Eddie Harris

9/9/72 — The Byrds

10/7/72 — Chambers Brothers

3/15/73 — Charles Mingus

4/14/73 — Charlie Byrd Trio

5/5/73 — John Hammond, Leo Kottke, Ozark Mountain Daredevils, Weather Report

9/14/73 — Sly & the Family Stone, Little Feat

10/13/73 — Ozark Mountain Daredevils

10/19/73 — Johnny Shines

11/12/73 — Mountain

11/16/73 — Doc Watson

4/21/74 — Captain Beefheart
(with Brewer & Shipley, Ozark Mountain Daredevils, Furry Lewis)

10/11/74 — Ry Cooder, Randy Newman

11/14/75 — Otis Rush

5/2/76 — McCoy Tyner

12/12/76 — Tom Waits

6/16/77 — Jean Luc Ponty, Jerry Jeff Walker

10/2/77 — Frank Zappa

3/31/79 — Sea Level

4/13/79 — John Hartford

4/29/79 — John McLaughlin, Pure Prairie League

3/24/80 — Art Blakey

4/7/81 — U2

9/22/81 — Pretenders

2/2/83 — Warren Zevon

3/15/83 — The English Beat

4/18/84 — King Crimson

10/6/84 — R.E.M.

4/26/85 — Chuck Berry

9/17/87 — The Replacements

Fall 87 — Steve Earle & the Dukes

11/17/87 — B.B. King

4/24/91 — Uncle Tupelo, Billy Bragg

April 92 — A Tribe Called Quest

Fall 93 — Widespread Panic

Fall 94 — Morphine

10/14/95 — Yo La Tengo

Spring 1996 — Porno for Pyros

9/5/97 — De La Soul

9/12-13/97 — Max Roach

4/25/98 — Baaba Maal

Spring 99 — They Might Be Giants

9/15/00 — The Roots

Fall 03 — Busta Rhymes

4/30/04 — Live

10/4/04 — Yo La Tengo

4/14/06 — Toots & the Maytals

Fall 200 — Lupe Fiasco, Sugarhill Gang

4/25/08 — George Clinton and the P-Funk All-Stars

4/24/09 — The Black Keys

September 2009 — Method Man and Redman

4/30/10 — Cold War Kids

4/29/11 — Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

4/26/13 — Yeasayer

ALUMNI FEATURE:

Two Strong: Beyond the Finish Line When bombs exploded during the Boston Marathon, two Washington University alumni felt the impact. One’s race was halted; the other’s had just begun.

UNIVERSITY FEATURE:

Afghanistan: After the War As America’s longest war comes to an end, faculty and alumni experts share perspectives on the future of Afghanistan. (View interview with author Fariba Nawa on Afghanistan and the drug trade.)
[Sidebar] Afghanistan: Fast Facts [Sidebar] Afghanistan: Country at War

UNIVERSITY FEATURE:

Live at Wash. U. Soon after the birth of rock ’n’ roll, Washington University became a tour stop for many famous musical artists, including Ray Charles, the Grateful Dead and U2.
[Sidebar] Concert Memories [Sidebar] Concert Timeline

YOUR STORY:

Junior Year in France Lynne Breakstone, PhD, AB ’64, MA ’67, senior lecturer in French, takes us back to her junior year abroad, WUSTL’s first study-abroad program in 1962.

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