Wednesday November 18th 8 p.m. – The Yardbirds are pioneers of rock n roll. The group helped spawn the careers of some of the greatest electric guitarist of all time. Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin) and Jeff beck are all former Yardbirds guitarist. In the 1960s lead by Jim McCarty The Yardbirds helped mold heavy rock and distortion into what we know it as today. They performed at the brand new AMP music venue in North Bethesda.