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Rock And Roll Venues

Bars, stadiums, restaurants and other places that rock and roll musicians have played. Many of these locations are long gone, leaving but an echo.

Club 47

Club 47

The club, now know as Club Passim was opened in 1958 when it was known as Club 47, based…

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Yale Bowl Stadium

Yale Bowl Stadium

The Yale Bowl Stadium is a college football stadium located in New Haven, Connecticut, on the border of…

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The Dream Bowl

The Dream Bowl

The Dream Bowl was located in Napa, CA. Previously a Country and Western venue, it had a brief…

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The Brass Ring

The Brass Ring

The Brass Ring opened as a progressive  jazz club in the late 1960’s, they began booking major rock acts including:

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40 Watt Club

40 Watt Club

The 40 Watt Club has been one of the launching pads for musical groups in the South…

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8BC

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

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Cafe Au Go Go

Cafe Au Go Go

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

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The Trip

The Trip

Owned by Elmer Valentine, who also owned and operated the nearby Whisky A Go Go…

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The Firehouse

The Firehouse

Located at the former quarters of Engine Co. 26 and Truck Co. 10, this building held concerts…

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The Bitter End

The Bitter End

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

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Shea Stadium

Shea Stadium

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

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CBGB-OMFUG

CBGB-OMFUG

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

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The Showcase

One of the Bay Area’s better known nightclubs for black acts in the 60’s and 70’s…

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The Trident

The Trident

After The Rolling Stones great 1972 performances at the Winterland, Bill Graham rented…

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Wolfgang’s

Wolfgang’s

Almost immediately after opening in 1983, this 600 seat location called Wolfgang’…

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Old Waldorf

Old Waldorf

This famous night club was originally opened by Jeff Pollack in 1976, Jeff sold…

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