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Summer Concert Series Only on TheArchive

Live concerts and events are definitely back. This summer and into fall, people everywhere are trying to get out to see their favorite bands back on tour. From The Rolling Stones to The Gipsy Kings , Stevie Nicks to Michael Bolton , every show seems to sell out before the tickets come online. And for bands like KISS , who kick off their final tour ever next week, good luck getting tickets! But not everyone is ready to race out to join the massive crowds or fight to see their favorites one last time. So  TheArchive  is  bringing some of the tour stops directly to you. We've got the "unseen concert" from Kiss.  Kiss: Live in Las Vegas .  In typical cutting edge Gene Simmons fashion, in 1999 Kiss participated in a concert to be streamed on the internet. Unfortunately as Kiss was about to perform, the servers crashed and over a billion people missed out seeing the performance.  Speaking of Vegas, check out The Who: The Vegas Job .  On October 29th, 1999, The Who gave a one-

Charlie Watts: Two Sticks Among The Stones

One of the great drummers of any generation has passed. Watts leaves behind Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood after more than 50 years behind his kit. Growing up the son of a truck driver in Wembley with a penchant for jazz and a gift for design, little did he know that the children's book about Charlie Parker he published at such a young age would so beautifully foretell his own greatness despite the humble ode he inscribed in the preface: "This story was compiled by one Charlie to a late and great Charlie." Through the decades his greatness ramped up like his many unmistakable rhythms, always playing to a slightly different beat as early as the beginning of the 1960s when he turned down the Stones' first invitations to join them. But despite those first tones of rejection, Jagger persisted and Watts joined the band that took off like a rocket and never cooled down. Into the 1980s with the Charlie Watts Orchestra, Watts finally reached his penultimate ambit