December 31, 2016

My 2016 in Live Music

Time again for my annual musical nerd post. After a stellar 2015, this year was a bit of a letdown. I saw 25 acts this year, down from 30 in 2015. I did see quite a few acts for the first time in 2016, but only one blew me away. Most disappointing though is that I only caught one show in a new venue (new to me). Oh well, here is to a better 2017!

Below is a list of the musicians that I saw live in 2016 with favorites in bold.

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  • Zoso— 1/14, The Jefferson, Charlottesville VA
  • Heartless Bastards — 02/28, The Southern, Charlottesville VA
  • Yo La Tengo— 03/27, The Jefferson, Charlottesville VA
  • White Denim— 04/19, The Southern, Charlottesville VA
  • We Are Scientists — 05/15, The Southern, Charlottesville VA
  • Lake Street Dive — 06/11, Charlottesville Pavilion, Charlottesville VA
  • Tony Furtado — 07/03, Eddie’s Attic, Decatur, GA
  • Joe Russo’s Almost Dead— 08/25, Lockn’ Music Festival, Arrington VA
  • Vulfpeck — 08/26, Lockn’ Music Festival, Arrington VA
  • White Denim — 08/26, Lockn’ Music Festival, Arrington VA
  • Charles Bradley & His Extraordinares — 08/26, Lockn’ Music Festival, Arrington VA
  • Peter Wolf — 08/26, Lockn’ Music Festival, Arrington VA
  • Ween — 08/26, Lockn’ Music Festival, Arrington VA
  • Phish — 08/26, Lockn’ Music Festival, Arrington VA
  • Keller Williams Grateful Grass — 08/27, Lockn’ Music Festival, Arrington VA
  • Twiddle — 08/28, Lockn’ Music Festival, Arrington VA
  • The Wailers — 08/28, Lockn’ Music Festival, Arrington VA
  • Chris Robinson Brotherhood — 08/28, Lockn’ Music Festival, Arrington VA
  • Phil Lesh & Friends — 08/28, Lockn’ Music Festival, Arrington VA
  • Gary Clark Jr. — 08/28, Lockn’ Music Festival, Arrington VA
  • Phish — 08/28, Lockn’ Music Festival, Arrington VA
  • Real Estate— 09/29, The Jefferson, Charlottesville VA
  • Chris Robinson Brotherhood— 11/10, The Jefferson, Charlottesville VA
  • The South Carolina Broadcasters— 11/19, Cville Coffee, Charlottesville VA
  • Driftwood — 11/19, The Southern, Charlottesville VA

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