North East U.S. Rock And Roll Venues

Radio City Music Hall

Radio City Music Hall is located in Rockefeller Center. It was for a time the leading tourist destination in the city…

Garrick Theatre

Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention played here nightly nightly for 6 months in 1967. Their shows…

The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line was a 400-seat club called which enjoyed a very long run…

Boston Garden

The Garden opened on November 17, 1928 and was originally known as …

Tower Theater

On June 14, 1972, the first concert at the Tower was Dave Mason and…

The Mercury Lounge

Since it opened in the early 90’s, many famous artists have played here including Radiohead…

The Electric Circus

From 1967 to September 1971 this funky location hosted many rock legends including The…

8BC

Named for its location, this was one of the most critically acclaimed venues that sprung…

Cafe Au Go Go

Between February 1964 until it’s closing in October of 1969, Cafe Au Go Go was a happening…

Civic Arena

Also known as Mellon Arena, many large famous rock and pop acts have…

The Boston Tea Party

The Tea Party was opened in January 1967 as a psychedelic club. In the years that…

The Peppermint Lounge

The Peppermint Lounge opened in 1958, this was the “hip” place to be in the…

Wingate Park

On August 14, 1990, Curtis Mayfield was struck and paralyzed by a lighting scaffold…

Bitter End

Many music legends played here, many got some of their first gigs here as well. Here’s a…

Cafe Wha?

Many rock and roll stars got an early start at this Greenwich Village institution…

The Bowery Ballroom

A major Rock club located in the Bowery. The club serves as the namesake of Joan…

CBGB-OMFUG

Most of the major acts from the 70’s played here including Blondie, David Bowie, The…

Fillmore East

The East Coast edition of Bill Graham’s concert venues which opened on March 8…

Max’s Kansas City

A true New York icon, Max’s is a place where art and music seem to fuse together…

Shea Stadium

On August 15, 1965, The Beatles played here on their second concert tour of the United…

Paramount Theater

Alan Freed presented live rock shows here including those by artists like Buddy Holly…