There have been many memorable concerts throughout history, and it's difficult to narrow down the list to just a few. However, here are five concerts that have gone down in history as some of the greatest of all time.
The Beatles at Shea Stadium in 1965 The Beatles' concert at Shea Stadium in New York City is often considered one of the greatest concerts of all time. The show was played to a crowd of over 55,000 screaming fans, and was the first-ever concert to be held in a stadium.
Woodstock in 1969 The Woodstock music festival is considered one of the defining events of the 1960s. The three-day festival, which took place in upstate New York, featured performances by some of the biggest names in music, including Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and The Who.
Live Aid in 1985 Live Aid was a dual-venue charity concert that took place simultaneously in London and Philadelphia. The concert was organized to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia, and featured performances by some of the biggest names in music, including Queen, U2, and Madonna.
The Rolling Stones at Altamont in 1969 The Rolling Stones' concert at the Altamont Speedway in California is remembered for all the wrong reasons. The show, which featured performances by The Stones, The Grateful Dead, and Jefferson Airplane, was marred by violence and ended with the tragic death of a fan at the hands of the Hells Angels motorcycle gang.
Elvis Presley's comeback special in 1968 Elvis Presley's comeback special, which aired on NBC in 1968, is widely considered one of the greatest concerts of all time. The show marked Presley's return to live performance after a decade-long absence, and featured him performing some of his biggest hits.
These are just a few of the many great concerts that have taken place throughout history. There are countless others that could be added to this list, and it's difficult to say which one truly stands above the rest as the greatest of all time.