Best Twin Cities concerts 2012: Staff lists

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Here are the raw lists from many of City Pages' contributing writers and photograghers for the finest shows they attended this year. Hint: It's all over the place!

See Also:
Best Twin Cities concerts 2012
50 Awesome Concert Photos from 2012

Best Twin Cities songs 2012: Staff lists
Best Twin Cities albums 2012: Staff lists

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Steve Cohen:

Gary Burger 331 1/6
The Revolution First Ave 2/19
Glen Matlock, Hugh Cornwell Nick & Eddie 3/7
Brass Messengers, Gay Witch Abortion, Fuck Knights Triple Rock 4/30
Father John Misty 7th Street Entry 5/11
Gary Louris Concrete & Grass, Mears Park 9/17
POS First Avenue 10/26
Cactus Blossoms Mondays at Turf Club
The Monkees State Theater 11/15
Bob Dylan 11/7
Gary Burger Lee's 11/30
The New Standards Fitzgerald Theater 12/7,8

Cyn Collins:

The Men w/ Buildings and Stereo Confession 7th St. Entry June 18, 2012
• Deep Blues Festival at Bayport BBQ in Bayport, MN June 29 - July 1 June 29: Lee Bains III and the Glory Fires, Henry's Funeral Shoe, Reverend Deadeye and more
• The Brian Jonestown Massacre w/ Magic Castles at First Avenue, August 16
• KISS/Motley Crue at the MN State Fair August 29
Twin Cities Funk and Soul Release Party at Cedar Cultural Center September 22
Thee Oh Sees w/ Ty Segall and Trin Tran at Turf Sept. 30
Amanda Palmer and the Grand Theft Orchestra at First Avenue October 2
Afghan Whigs w/ Wussy at Varsity Theater October 28
P.O.S. We Don't Even Live Here record release at First Avenue Oct 26
METZ w. Buildings at 7th St. Entry October 29
Gary Burger of the Monks at Lee's Liquor Lounge November 30, 2012
• Tie: The Who By Numbers at 7th Street Entry Nov. 27/ The King Khan and BBQ Show with Toxic Shrews and Hot Rash at Turf Club Nov. 24


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Reed Fischer:

The Afghan Whigs at Varsity Theater, 10/28/12
Bruce Springsteen at Xcel Energy Center, 11/11/12
Charles Bradley at Fine Line, 2/16/12
Gary Burger at Lee's Liquor Lounge, 11/30/12
Totally Gross National Party at Icehouse, 9/9/12
Thee Oh Sees & Ty Segall at Turf Club, 9/30/12
Soundset at Canterbury Park, 5/27/12
Metz at 7th St Entry, 10/29/12
BNLX Fest at Cause, 11/16-17/12
Knotfest at Somerset Amphitheater, 8/18/12

Jeff Gage:


1. Ty Segall at 7th St. Entry

2. St. Vincent at First Avenue

3. Sharon Van Etten at First Avenue

4. Justin Townes Earle at Varsity Theater

5. Japandroids at 7th St. Entry

Natalie Gallagher:

Alabama Shakes at First Avenue
Mayer Hawthorne at First Avenue
Delta Rae at the 7th St Entry
Field Report at the Turf Club
Cory Chisel at the Turf Club
Justin Townes Earle at Varsity



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2 comments
ChadSideburns
ChadSideburns

Atlas Sound and the Cedar was the best. Everyone who says otherwise hates rock n roll. 

jimn
jimn

+1 for Hieruspecs at the Stone Arch Festival.  I've seen them many times, but the energy at this show was simply epic.  Props to Aby Wolf too at this show.

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