United StatesLive Music Archive

Internet Archive's Live Music library


Language: English

Best codecs: FLAC 24bit 96.0kHz, MP3 140kbps, AAC 128kbps, Vorbis 512kbps

Welcome to the Archive's audio and MP3 library. This library contains over two hundred thousand free digital recordings ranging from alternative news programming, to Grateful Dead and the Smashing Pumpkins concerts, to Old Time Radio shows, to book and poetry readings, to original music uploaded by our users. Many of these audios and MP3s are available for free download and some can be streamed. Check our FAQ for more information.

Of interest in the Internet Library: See sections for: Live Music Archive; Music and Arts; Open Source Audio. Much of which is down-loadable in lossless FLAC.

The audio collection includes music, audio books, news broadcasts, old time radio shows and a wide variety of other audio files.

Last modified 18th Dec 2011

DS: See also the 'Grateful Dead' page here on DreamStreaming, perhaps the best known live music source in the Archive. We have found this archive tricky to use, but there's plenty of gems freely downloadable in FLAC, so worth a look.
14th Apr 2010

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