Hot Reads: Nippertown’s Top 5 Stories of the Week

December 30th, 2011, 3:00 pm by Greg

Yes, we know. We’ve heard complaints that some of you just don’t have the time to read as fast as we write it.

So for the casual reader, here’s a summary of the Top Five most-viewed stories from Nippertown in the past week:

1. Best of 2011: Andrzej Pilarczyk’s Top 12 Concerts

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2. Best of 2011: Matt Mac Haffie’s Top 10 Albums

3. Best of 2011: Richard Brody’s Top 10 Concerts

4. The Egg Adds Three New Concerts for the New Year

5. Best of 2011: Greg Haymes’ Top 15 Theater Productions


Thanks so much for your support throughout 2011. And as a look-back, here’s an end-of-the-year summary of the 25 most-viewed Nippertown stories of the past 12 months:

LIVE: Exit Dome IV @ WEXT/WMHT Studios, 1/29/11 (by Greg Haymes, Sebastien Barre, Jason Lehr)

RIP: Nadia Trinkala, 1966-2011 (by Staff)

LIVE: Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros @ Northern Lights, 7/27/10 (by Greg Haymes, Jason Lehr)

Hanging Out At Storm King (by Sara Ayers)

James McMurtry, A Character With Character (by Don Wilcock)

LIVE: Mudvayne @ Edgefest, 8/1/09 (by Greg Haymes, Gayle Miller)

LIVE: Bob Dylan @ Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center, 8/9/11 (by Martin Benjamin)

Be Here Now: Scooter Pie At Midnight @ Valentine’s, 1/16/10 (by Staff)

Howard Glassman Is Out at The Linda (by Staff)

LIVE: Sully Erna @ The Egg, 5/22/11 (by Andrzej Pilarczyk)

LIVE: Big Day Out/Uproar Festival @ SPAC, 8/28/10 (by Andrzej Pilarczyk)

LIVE: Ray Davies @ The Egg, 11/22/11 (by Kirsten Ferguson, Andrzej Pilarczyk)

LIVE: NRBQ @ The Linda, 4/3/11 (by Greg Haymes, Fred Boak, Rich Borden)

J.B. Scott’s Reunion Bash (by Staff)

Top 10 Possible Reasons for the Monkees Tour Cancellation… (by Staff)

Cool Factor 10: The Assemblages of Dennis Herbert (by Sara Ayers)

How To Recycle Your Toothpicks (by Sara Ayers)

LIVE: “Rent” @ The Egg, 4/2/11 (by Colonel David)

Tre Cool, What Was the First Album You Ever Bought? (by Staff)

It’s Official! Ray Davies Comes to The Egg (by Staff)

LIVE: Levon Helm’s Midnight Ramble, 1/22/11 (by Lindsay Malachowski)

Best Local Albums of 2010: Nippertown’s Greg Haymes (by Greg Haymes)

LIVE: WGNA’s CountryFest @ Altamont Fairgrounds, 7/10/10 (by Andrzej Pilarczyk)

Festival Fever: LarkFest 2011 Line-Up Announced (by Staff)

First SPAC Show of 2012 Is Announced… (by Staff)