25 years, 25 fabulous Shoreline Amphitheatre facts: Aidin Vaziri | It’s not pretty. It’s not convenient. It’s rarely cheap. But since opening its gates over the site of a former garbage dump in October 1986, Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View has hosted some of the Bay Area’s biggest concerts – from the Grateful Dead to Radiohead, the Spice Girls to the Backstreet Boys, the first Lollapalooza festival to Neil Young’s annual Bridge School shindig. We look back at some of the venue’s most memorable moments. Read more.