BEST OF 2018: Bokonon’s Top 10 Greater Nippertown Concerts in the English Language

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Roger McGuinn, Marty Stuart and Kenny Vaughan
Roger McGuinn, Marty Stuart and Kenny Vaughan

By Bokonon
Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

September 17: Sweetheart of the Rodeo 50th Anniversary Tour @ The Egg, Albany
The Byrds, by any other name.

July 1: Ry Cooder @ Tanglewood, Lenox
BTW, Emmylou Harris was there, which didn’t suck.

September 18: Sweetheart of the Rodeo 50th Anniversary Tour @ The Egg, Albany
Like reading the Bible, in public.

November 17: Richard Thompson Electric Trio @ The Egg, Albany
His guitar evidently has all the notes in it.

March 10: Godspeed You! Black Emperor @ MASS MoCA, North Adams
An. Apocalyptic. Vision. Of. Chill.

January 7: Albany Symphony Orchestra @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
Beethoven, turns out, is really good. Dun, dun, dun, dah!

October 29: Metallica @ Times Union Center, Albany
Because fuck.

April 22: Brad Mehldau Trio @ The Egg, Albany
I was too young for Bill Evans, but I have this.

August 2: Godspeed You! Black Emperor @ Basilica Hudson, Hudson
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet.

July 27: Chatham County Line @ Club Helsinki, Hudson
I love how much John Teer doesn’t play.

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