Best of 2012: Nippertown’s Top 20 Stories of the Year

Mike Watt  (photo by Kirsten Ferguson)
Mike Watt (photo by Kirsten Ferguson)

1 year of reviews and previews of concerts and albums…
12 months of theater and film reviews…
52 weeks of news and interviews with arts and entertainment movers and shakers…
365 days of concert announcements and updates…

2012 is history now, but here’s a look back at Nippertown’s most-viewed stories of the year. And as always, thanks for clicking…

1. LIVE: Mike Watt & the Missingmen @ Valentine’s Music Hall, 10/18/12 (by Kirsten Ferguson, Jason Spiro, Denise Jordan)

2. A Few Minutes With… Graeme Edge of the Moody Blues (by Greg Haymes)

3. RIP: Art Snay of Arabellum Studios, 1951-2012 (by Greg Haymes, Dave Suarez)

4. Bands Announced for Local Legends Live @ the Empire State Plaza, 9/8/12 (by Staff)

5. PYX-106′s “Wakin’ Up With the Wolf” Morning Radio Show Cancelled (by Staff)

6. RIP: Ernie Williams, 1925-2012 (by Greg Haymes)

7. 2012 Alive at Five Concerts Announced for Riverfront Park (by Staff)

8. Hanging Out At Storm King (by Sara Ayers)

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

10. LIVE: Albany Tulip Festival @ Washington Park, 5/12/12 (by Greg Haymes, Stanley Johnson)

11. “Deadliest Catch” Snags “The Troubled Sea” (by Staff)

12. Real Good for FREE: Concerts at the Empire State Plaza, 2012 (by Staff)

13. How to Recycle Your Toothpicks (by Staff)

14. Major New SPAC Rock Concert Announcement… (by Staff)

15. Interview: Buffy Sainte-Marie Disobeys All the Rules… (by Don Wilcock)

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

17. The Upstate Concert Hall? Really? (by Staff)

18. Festival Fever: Albany Tulip Fest Line-Up Announced (by Staff)

19. Festival Fever: Troy’s River Street Festival, 6/16/12 (by Staff)

20. LIVE: Cheap Time @ Flywheel, 11/15/11 (by Kirsten Ferguson)

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1 Comment
  1. Tim says

    If there only more ppl showing up for local legends live than actually read the article.

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