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


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

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)

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