New Riders of the Purple Sage's Concert History

New Riders of the Purple Sage is an American country rock band. The group emerged from the psychedelic rock scene in San Francisco, California in 1969. Its original lineup included Jerry Garcia, founder and motive force of the Grateful Dead, on pedal steel guitar. The Riders' best known song is "Panama Red", written by Peter Rowan. The band is sometimes referred to as the New Riders, or as NRPS .

Date   Concert   Venue   Location  
Jul 30, 2015 –
Aug 02, 2015
Gathering Of The Vibes  
Billy & the Kids / Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings / Strangefolk / Zappa Plays Zappa / The Primate Fiasco / Railroad Earth / Lettuce / Dark Star Orchestra / Karl Denson's Tiny Universe / Tedeschi Trucks Band / Turkuaz / Twiddle / Greensky Bluegrass / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / The String Cheese Incident / The Word / New Riders of the Purple Sage / Deep Banana Blackout / Max Creek / Peter Rowan / Jaimoe's Jasssz Band / Melvin Seals / David Grisman / Electron / The Gregg Allman Band / Warren Haynes and the Seaside All Stars / Cabinet / Wilco
Seaside Park Bridgeport, CT
Sep 13, 2014 The Charlie Daniels Band / Molly Hatchet / New Riders of the Purple Sage NYCB Theatre at Westbury New York, NY
Mar 17, 2013 New Riders of the Purple Sage Blairstown Theater Blairstown, NJ
Mar 14, 2013 New Riders of the Purple Sage / Splintered Sunlight The Blockley Philadelphia, PA
Mar 24, 2012 The Wheel – A Musical Celebration of Jerry Garcia and Benefit for the Rex Foundation  
New Riders of the Purple Sage / Jesse McReynolds / Moonalice
The Hamilton Washington, D.C.
Sep 09, 2011 New Riders of the Purple Sage The Sellersville Theater Sellersville, PA
May 20, 2011 New Riders of the Purple Sage / Citizens Band Radio Havana New Hope, PA
Jul 29, 2010 –
Aug 01, 2010
Gathering of the Vibes 2010   Seaside Park Bridgeport, CT
May 14, 2010 Leon Russell / New Riders of the Purple Sage Tarrytown Music Hall Yonkers, NY
Oct 22, 2009 –
Oct 25, 2009
Magnoliafest -2009  
Moonalice / Donna the Buffalo / The Lee Boys / New Riders of the Purple Sage / Peter Rowan / The Travelin' McCourys / The Duhks / Scythian / Cornmeal / Joe Craven / Tornado Rider / Col. Bruce Hampton / Great American Taxi / Dickie Betts & Great Southern
Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park Live Oak, FL
Apr 24, 2009 –
Apr 25, 2009
McDowell Mountain Music Festival 2009  
The Flaming Lips / Matisyahu / Michael Franti / Railroad Earth / Hot Tuna / Young Dubliners / New Riders of the Purple Sage / Assembly of Dust / Indigenous / Black Carl / Peachcake / Ten Dollar Outfit / Random Karma / DELCOA / What Laura Says Thinks And Feels / Haven James
Westworld of Scottsdale Scottsdale, AZ
Aug 15, 2008 3rd Annual Bears Picnic  
New Riders of the Purple Sage
Lincoln Park Laurelton Pa
Sep 02, 2007 40th Anniversary of The Summer of Love  
Alameda Allstars / All Night Flight / Barry "The Fish" Melton / Canned Heat / Country Joe McDonald / George Michalski and Pete Sears / Greg Douglass from Steve Miller Band / Jerry Miller Band / Lester Chambers / Lydia Pense and Cold Blood / Moby Grape / New Riders of the Purple Sage / Paul Kantner and Friends / Ray Manzarek / Squid B. Vicious / Taj Mahal / Terry Haggerty from The Sons of Champlain / The Charlatans
Golden Gate Park San Francisco, CA
Jan 21, 1994 New Riders of the Purple Sage The Timberline Bergen Park, CO
Mar 27, 1988 New Riders of the Purple Sage Nightstage Cambridge, MA
Aug 20, 1987 Hot Tuna / New Riders of the Purple Sage Pine Street Theatre Portland, OR
Oct 09, 1986 New Riders of the Purple Sage Jonathan Swift's Cambridge, MA
Jan 25, 1985 Kingfish / Jorma Kaukonen / New Riders of the Purple Sage / Leon Russell   Capitol Theatre Newark, NJ
Mar 07, 1981 Jorma Kaukonen / New Riders of the Purple Sage / Levon Helm     Capitol Theater Passaic, NJ
Oct 18, 1979 The Charlie Daniels Band / New Riders of the Purple Sage     Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Uniondale, NY
Jul 18, 1979 New Riders of the Purple Sage 2nd chance peoria illinois
Mar 04, 1979 New Riders of the Purple Sage / Muddy Waters memorial [email protected] college galesburg illinois
Mar 02, 1979 New Riders of the Purple Sage / Muddy Waters harbach [email protected] college galesburg illinois
Mar 12, 1978 Jerry Garcia Band / New Riders of the Purple Sage / Robert Hunter       Suffolk Forum Commack, NY
Dec 13, 1977 New Riders of the Purple Sage / Grateful Dead Winterland SF Bay Area, CA
Sep 03, 1977 The Grateful Dead / The Marshall Tucker Band / New Riders of the Purple Sage       Old Bridge Township Raceway Park Englishtown, NJ
Sep 03, 1977 Grateful Dead / Marshall Tucker Band / New Riders of the Purple Sage     Old Bridge Township Raceway Park Newark, NJ
Jul 03, 1977 New Riders of the Purple Sage / Firefall Lake Park Pavilion Camdenton, MO
Jul 02, 1977 New Riders of the Purple Sage / Lost Gonzo Band Lake Park Pavilion Camdenton, MO
Jul 12, 1976 Fleetwood Mac / New Riders of the Purple Sage / Firefall     The Spectrum Philadelphia, PA
May 09, 1976 Leon Russell / The Charlie Daniels Band / New Riders of the Purple Sage   Riverfront Coliseum Cincinnati, OH
May 07, 1976 Leon Russell / New Riders of the Purple Sage / The Charlie Daniels Band   The Spectrum Philadelphia, PA
Apr 17, 1976 New Riders of the Purple Sage Central Park Great Lawn
Sep 21, 1975 Randy Meisner / The Charlie Daniels Band / Marshall Tucker Band / Fleetwood Mac / New Riders of the Purple Sage / Eagles   Edgewater Raceway Park Cincinnati, OH
Sep 16, 1975 Miami River Music Festival  
Eagles / Fleetwood Mac / Marshall Tucker Band / REO Speedwagon / New Riders of the Purple Sage / Kenny Rankin / charlie daniels band
Edgewater Raceway Cincinnati, OH
Sep 02, 1975 The Beach Boys / Doobie Brothers / Jefferson Starship / New Riders of the Purple Sage   New York State Fairgrounds Rochester, NY
Aug 31, 1975 Doobie Brothers / The Outlaws / New Riders of the Purple Sage   Roosevelt Stadium Jersey City, NJ
Aug 21, 1975 Jefferson Starship / New Riders of the Purple Sage   Louisville Gardens Louisville, KY
Apr 30, 1975 New Riders of the Purple Sage   Walt Whitman Auditorium Brooklyn, NY
Mar 24, 1975 New Riders of the Purple Sage     Memorial Hall Kansas City, KS
Nov 23, 1974 New Riders of the Purple Sage / Waylon Jennings Fieldhouse, SUNY Rockland Community College Suffern, NY
Aug 20, 1974 New Riders of the Purple Sage / Commander Cody   Central Park Sheep Meadow New York, NY
Jun 08, 1974 New Riders of the Purple Sage / Grateful Dead / The Beach Boys / Commander Cody / Three Man Army   O.co Coliseum SF Bay Area, CA
Jun 08, 1974 Grateful Dead / The Beach Boys / New Riders of the Purple Sage / Commander Cody     Oakland Coliseum Oakland, CA
May 19, 1974 New Riders of the Purple Sage / Leon Russell RFK Stadium Washington, D.C.
May 08, 1974 New Riders of the Purple Sage / Leon Russell / Commander Cody Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Fort Wayne, IN
Dec 05, 1973 The Beach Boys / New Riders of the Purple Sage   Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Alliant Energy Center Madison, WI
Nov 24, 1973 New Riders of the Purple Sage   Academy Of Music New York, NY
Nov 24, 1973 New Riders of the Purple Sage / Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen     Academy Of Music New York, NY
Oct 25, 1973 New Riders of the Purple Sage / Commander Cody   Tower Theater Upper Darby, PA

Variations: New Riders of the Purple Sage / New Riders Of The Purple Sage

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2013 2 concerts
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2010 2 concerts
2009 2 concerts
2008 1 concert
2007 1 concert
1994 1 concert
1988 1 concert
1987 1 concert
1986 1 concert
1985 1 concert
1981 1 concert
1979 4 concerts
1978 1 concert
1977 5 concerts
1976 4 concerts
1975 7 concerts
1974 6 concerts
1973 15 concerts
1972 16 concerts
1971 76 concerts
1970 68 concerts
1969 9 concerts
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