A pair of heels didn’t prevent Sharon Jones from getting down at the Egg in January with her band the Dap-Kings
Lightning Bolt pushed the limits of the Valentine’s circuit breaker and the human eardrum in March.
The Cold One on high heat—former Bauhaus frontman Peter Murphy entranced his fans at Northern Lights in April.
The gypsy ship came into port in April when Gogol Bordello played Northern Lights.
Lupe Fiasco’s April show was only one of a legion of heavyweight hip-hop acts to come through the Washington Avenue Armory this year.
Times New Viking’s July performance at Valentine’s stoked the region’s appetite for experimental indie rock.
The Alpocalypse came with an accordion in his hands when Weird Al Yakovic played the Palace Theatre in October.
Skidmore wrangled some of the year’s top national acts to its gymnasium—TV on the Radio’s October performance was a standout