Throwback Concert: R.E.M. at New Haven Coliseum 1987

Throwback Concert: R.E.M. at New Haven Coliseum 1987

99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating another great year in our history: 1987! That year PLR welcomed R.E.M. to New Haven Coliseum. R.E.M. hit the road in 1987 to support their fifth studio album “Document,” which featured such hit songs as The One I Love, It’s The End of the World…

Throwback Concert: Def Leppard at The XL Center 1987

Throwback Concert: Def Leppard at The XL Center 1987

99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating another great year in our history: 1987! That year PLR welcomed Def Leppard to Hartford’s XL Center (which was called Hartford Civic Center at the time). Def Leppard hit the road in 1987 to support their fourth studio album “Hysteria,” which featured major hits like…

Throwback Concert: Aerosmith at New Haven Coliseum 1987

Throwback Concert: Aerosmith at New Haven Coliseum 1987

99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating another great year in our history: 1987! That year PLR welcomed Aerosmith to New Haven Coliseum. Aerosmith hit the road in 1987 to support its commercially successful comeback album “Permanent Vacation,” which featured such hits as Dude (Looks Like a Lady), Angel, Rag Doll and…

Throwback Concert: Black Sabbath at Ozzfest 1999 at XFINITY Theatre

Throwback Concert: Black Sabbath at Ozzfest 1999 at XFINITY Theatre

99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating another great year in our history: 1999! That year PLR welcomed Black Sabbath at Ozzfest 1999 at Hartford’s XFINITY Theatre. Black Sabbath was already two years into their reunion with the original band lineup – Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward. In…

Throwback Concert: WPLR Memorial Day Concert 1999

Throwback Concert: WPLR Memorial Day Concert 1999

99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating another great year in our history: 1999! That year PLR held its annual Memorial Day Concert at historic Yale Field, home of baseball’s New Haven Ravens. The headliner was Blue Öyster Cult, who were out supporting their thirteenth studio album, Heaven Forbid, which was released…

Throwback Concert: Rage Against The Machine at New Haven Coliseum 1999

Throwback Concert: Rage Against The Machine at New Haven Coliseum 1999

99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating another great year in our history: 1999! That year PLR welcomed Rage Against The Machine to New Haven Coliseum. RATM hit the road in 1999 to support their third studio album, “The Battle of Los Angeles,” which featured such singles as Guerrilla Radio, Testify, Calm…

Throwback Concert: The Rolling Stones at The XL Center 1999

Throwback Concert: The Rolling Stones at The XL Center 1999

99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating another great year in our history: 1999! That year PLR welcomed The Rolling Stones to Hartford’s XL Center (formerly called the Hartford Civic Center) for two shows on back-to-back nights. The Stones were on their “No Security” Tour to support the live album “No Security,”…

Throwback Concert: Marilyn Manson at New Haven Coliseum 1999

Throwback Concert: Marilyn Manson at New Haven Coliseum 1999

99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating another great year in our history: 1999! That year PLR welcomed Marilyn Manson to New Haven Coliseum. Manson was on his “Rock Is Dead” Tour to support his third full-length album, “Mechanical Animals,” which featured the singles The Dope Show, I Don’t Like the Drugs…

Throwback Concert: Johnny Winter at Waterbury’s Palace Theater 1973

Throwback Concert: Johnny Winter at Waterbury’s Palace Theater 1973

99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating another great year in our history: 1973! That year PLR welcomed Johnny Winter to Waterbury’s Palace Theater. Johnny hit the road in 1973 to support his fifth studio album, “Still Alive and Well,” which was produced by Rick Derringer and featured the title track Still…

Throwback Concert: Pink Floyd at Palace Theater Waterbury 1973

Throwback Concert: Pink Floyd at Palace Theater Waterbury 1973

99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating another great year in our history: 1973! That year PLR welcomed Pink Floyd to Waterbury’s Palace Theater. Pink Floyd hit the road in 1973 to support its eighth studio album, “Dark Side of the Moon,” which featured such super hits like Money, Us and Them…