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 201250 Awesome Concert Photos from 2012Best Twin Cities songs 2012: Staff lists Best Twin Cities album ... More >>
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion With Bloodshot Bill Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis October 22, 2012 Despite the fact that it was a Monday night, both the sold-out crowd that packed into the Triple Rock and the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion themselves were in a decidedly festive and fiery mood. ... More >>
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