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January 8, 2008

2007's best concerts

A few days ago, Al Shipley posted his favorite shows of 2007 on the City Paper's Noise blog.

Shipley gets out to tons of concerts, so he had a lot to draw from.

But I'm actually not surprised at his No. 1 pick.

I really wish I was at that show. 


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Posted by Sam Sessa at 11:38 AM | | Comments (2)
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Stephen & Jr Gong Marley at Rams Head Live last May was the best show I saw in town in '07. Even though I was busy bartending at the Virgin Fest, I could still appreciate the Beastie Boys' set almost as much as I did seeing them back in the early 90's.

The Detroit Cobras show at Ottobar was my favorite show of '07. Rachel Nagy's voice when on is simply amazing and the show at Ottobar she was as good as I've ever seen her.

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Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at erik.maza@baltsun.com. Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

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