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    Default Top 5 (Festival) Shows You Witnessed in 2009

    1. My Bloody Valentine - Coachella
    2. Nine Inch Nails - Late night Bonnaroo
    3. Yeah Yeah Yeah's - Sasquatch
    4. Leonard Cohen - Coachella
    5. Amanda Palmer - Coachella

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    Default Re: Top 5 (Festival) Shows You Witnessed in 2009

    1. My Bloody Valentine Coachella
    2. Paul McCartney Coachella
    3. Tool Mile High Music Festival
    4. The Cure Coachella
    5. The Killers/Fleet Foxes/Morissey Coachella
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    Default Re: Top 5 (Festival) Shows You Witnessed in 2009

    Quote Originally Posted by faxman75 View Post
    1. My Bloody Valentine - Coachella
    2. Nine Inch Nails - Late night Bonnaroo
    3. Yeah Yeah Yeah's - Sasquatch
    4. Leonard Cohen - Coachella
    5. Amanda Palmer - Coachella
    Getting bored Mark? And its supposed to be ''performances'

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    Default Re: Top 5 (Festival) Shows You Witnessed in 2009

    I still don't understand the need to separate festival from non-festival performances.

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    Default Re: Top 5 (Festival) Shows You Witnessed in 2009

    Quote Originally Posted by shakermaker113 View Post
    I still don't understand the need to separate festival from non-festival performances.
    I didn't like the exclusion much either so I figured a separate thread was in order. Now i've excluded non festival shows though. Oh well.

    Chris, if you have an issue with using the word show instead of performance, it's obvious who is bored here.

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    Default Re: Top 5 (Festival) Shows You Witnessed in 2009

    1. NIN - late night Bonnaroo
    2. Leonard Cohen - Coachella
    3. Tool - Mile High
    4. Beastie Boys - Bonnaroo
    5. Amanda Fucking Palmer - Coachella
    Coachella 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11
    Lollapalooza 95, 96, 97, 03, 08
    Rock The Bells 07, 09, 10
    Sasquatch 10
    Bonnaroo 09
    Vegoose 07, RIP
    Mile High 09

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    Default Re: Top 5 (Festival) Shows You Witnessed in 2009

    Quote Originally Posted by shakermaker113 View Post
    I still don't understand the need to separate festival from non-festival performances.
    I think whomever started that thread didn't want people to just put something like "Coachella" as their #1 show of the year. He should have just specified performances instead of shows, but that would've required more thought on his part. Oh well, I'll participate.

    1. Nine Inch Nails (Bonnaroo) - A late-night set does make a difference to me. There's just a different feeling in the air for me. When it's one of the best live bands I've ever seen, that makes it even more special. "Reptile" was the highlight of the set for me.
    2. My Bloody Valentine (Coachella) - I can't really listen to them on record, but this was an experience. Visually and sonically stunning.
    3. M83 (Sasquatch) - I was curious as to how their sound would translate live, and sort of had low expectations. They pulled off the most fun set of the weekend for me. "Skin of the Night" blew me away and it got pretty crazy at the end during "Couleurs."
    4. Yeah Yeah Yeahs (Monolith) - Third time I saw them this year and it was absolutely the best. They did a few older songs and it was at a stunning venue. The raining added to the ambiance.
    5. Grizzly Bear (Bonnaroo) - I knew they would sound good, but I didn't expect them to sound THAT good. Brandon, Barbara, Amy, and I were pretty stunned when it ended.
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    Default Re: Top 5 (Festival) Shows You Witnessed in 2009

    1. Blur - glasto
    2. McCartney - coachella
    3. Neil young - glasto
    4. Leonard Cohen - coachella
    5. Bat for lashes - glasto
    4/8 Ride @ The Roxy, 4/10 St. Vincent @ The Cosmopolitan, 4/14 Barry Manilow @ Staples Center, 5/2 Desert Daze, 5/8-10 Levitation, 5/16 The Juan Maclean @ The Regent, 6/10 Emmy the Great @ Hotel Cafe, 6/12 Emmy the Great @ Hotel Utah

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    Default Re: Top 5 (Festival) Shows You Witnessed in 2009

    The only festival I went to this year was Coachella, sooo...

    1. Paul McCartney
    2. Leonard Cohen
    3. Gang Gang Dance
    4. Friendly Fires
    5. Late of the Pier

    Levitation Festival - 5/8 - 5/10 - Carson Creek Ranch
    Courtney Barnett - 6/5 - The Mohawk
    The Avett Brothers - 6/27 - Whitewater Amphitheater
    Death Grips - 7/18 - The Mohawk
    Kraftwerk - 9/25 - Bass Concert Hall

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    Default Re: Top 5 (Festival) Shows You Witnessed in 2009

    1.Throbbing Gristle @ Coachella
    2.Jesus Lizard @ Pitchfork
    3.Leonard Cohen @ Coachella
    4.The Very Best @ Pitchfork
    5.Lou Reed @ Lolla or Murder City Devils @ Coachella
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    Default Re: Top 5 (Festival) Shows You Witnessed in 2009

    1. Mudhoney @ 10 Years of ATP.
    2. A Place To Bury Strangers @ Coachella.
    3. The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart @ Primavera.
    4. Superchunk @ Coachella.
    5. Mogwai @ Field Day.
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    Default Re: Top 5 (Festival) Shows You Witnessed in 2009

    1.Boredoms @ ATP
    2.Sufjan @ ATP
    3.Panda Bear @ ATP
    4.Fucked Up @ FYF Fest
    5.No Age @ Coachella

    ATP is just the best.
    Last edited by bmack86; 12-28-2009 at 01:01 PM.
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    Default Re: Top 5 (Festival) Shows You Witnessed in 2009

    1. Nine Inch Nails - Bonnaroo
    2. The Crystal Method - Electric Daisy Carnival
    3. Grizzly Bear - Bonnaroo
    4. The Black Keys - Coachella
    5. Simian Mobile Disco - Electric Daisy Carnival
    Last edited by Mr. Dylanja; 12-28-2009 at 11:22 AM.

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    1. Paul McCartney - Coachella
    2. My Bloody Valentine - Coachella
    3. Tool - Lollapalooza
    4. Leonard Cohen - Coachella
    5. Depeche Mode - Lollapalooza

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    Default Re: Top 5 (Festival) Shows You Witnessed in 2009

    1. Beastie Boys - Bonnaroo
    2. NIN - Bonnaroo
    3. My Bloody Valentine - Coachella
    4. MSTRKRFT - Coachella
    5. Molotov - Coachella
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    Default Re: Top 5 (Festival) Shows You Witnessed in 2009

    1) Throbbing Gristle @Coachella
    2) Los Campesinos! @Street Scene
    3) Arctic Monkeys @Way Out West
    4) Mogwai @Field Day
    5) The Flaming Lips @Treasure Island
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    Default Re: Top 5 (Festival) Shows You Witnessed in 2009

    I only went to Coachella and FYF Fest as far as festivals go, so:

    1. Paul McCartney - Coachella
    2. My Bloody Valentine - Coachella
    3. Leonard Cohen - Coachella
    4. Bloody Beetroots - Coachella
    5. No Age - Coachella

    Edit: the entire Phish Festival would get my #2 if that counts, but that's pretty hard to quantify.
    Last edited by TallGuyCM; 12-28-2009 at 12:29 PM.
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    5/03 - Lightning Bolt/Liturgy - Echoplex
    5/05 - Thee Oh Sees - The Smell
    5/08 - The Acid - El Rey (?)
    5/14 - Melody's Echo Chamber - Roxy (?)


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    Default Re: Top 5 (Festival) Shows You Witnessed in 2009

    NIN - Bonnaroo
    Phish (Sunday) - Bonnaroo
    Tinariwen - Coachella
    My Bloody Valentine - Coachella

    Tie between:
    Al Green - Bonnaroo
    Leonard Cohen - Coachella

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