Friday, January 1, 2010

The Year/Decade in Review!!

For those of you who know me, YOU KNOW I love music and concerts! At the end of every year I try to compile a list of my favorite albums, favorite concerts, and so on. Warning...if you are afraid of having your face melted then you may need to stop reading right now!!

Best Concerts of 2009 (I put a limit of 2 Umph shows, since i saw so many this year)
1- Umphrey's Mcgee 2-22-09 -- Neighborhood Theatre, Charlotte, NC
2- Umphrey's Mcgee 11-21-09 -- 930 Club, Washington, DC
3- Donna the Buffalo 4-29-09 -- Merlefest- Dance Tent
4- The Dead 4-12-09 -- Greensboro Coliseum- Greensboro, NC (birthday show!)
5- Widespread Panic w/ ABB 10-07-09 -- Harbor Center- Portsmouth, VA

**In 2009 I attended 25 concerts

Best Albums of 2009:
1- Umphrey's Mcgee- Mantis
2- The Gourds- Haymaker
3- Akron/Family - Set em Wild, Set em free
4- Phoenix - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
5- Greensky Bluegrass- Five Interstates

Best shows of the Decade!!

1- Umphrey's Mcgee-- 7-31-08 "Late Night" Lincoln Theatre, Raleigh, NC
2- String Cheese Incident -- 10-07-07 Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, Asheville, NC
3- Widespread Panic -- 7-28-00 Mark G. Etess Arena, Atlantic City, NJ
4- The Duhks -- 4-29-06 Merlefest, Wilkesboro, NC
4- Donna the Buffalo -- 4-26-08 Merlefest, Wilkesboro, NC
5- Railroad Earth -- 7-27-06 FloydFest, Floyd, VA
6- Wilco/The Roots -- 6-17-05 Red Rocks, Morrison, CO
7- Yonder Mountain String Band/ABB -- 9-1-06 Red Rocks, Morrison, CO
8- Umphrey's Mcgee -- 4-3-08 The Orange Peel, Asheville, NC
9- Moe. -- 1-25-07 Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO (HONEYMOOOOOON!)
10- String Cheese Incident -- 11-11-00 Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, Asheville, NC

Best Albums of Decade:
The Duhks- Migrations
Railroad Earth- The Good Life
Umphrey's Mcgee- Live at the Murat
Mason Jennings - Use Your Voice
Bruce Hornsby - Halcyon Days
Moe. - The Conch
Punch Brothers - Punch
Andrew Peterson - Love and Thunder
Acoustic Syndicate- Crazy Little Life
David Wilcox - Live Songs and Stories


RollTideGirl said...

I like it when Lee's the Blog DJ!

Jennifer said...

Thanks Lee for passing on the blogspot address, Shane and I are having fun checking it out. He's been wearing his new shoes around the house. OMG.

Hello Hannah!

I miss seeing String Cheese Incident...: (