Pogues, for 3 happy St Paddy’s Days in a row, Philly & New York, 4 shows total
Jawbreaker / Jawbox
Jawbreaker x 2 back in the day, plus 2018 Brooklyn reunion, also in Philly
Dean & Britta performing songs to Warhol films (13 Most Beautiful)
Yo La Tengo Velvet Underground Tribute + 13 Most Beautiful
John Cale
Eric Bachmann, solo or as Crooked Fingers (at least 35 times and counting — twice in my living room!)
Archers of Loaf / Built to Spill (Metro)
Archers of Loaf reunions x 2 (Trocadero & Union Transfer)
Gillian Welch
Dave Rawlings Machine
Robert Earl Keen x 2
Michael Penn
Blur x 2 or 3 (?)
Jesus & Mary Chain / Mazzy Star
Jesus & Mary Chain x 2 more times
Radiohead x 2 (Metro & Grant Park)
Blonde Redhead x 2
Murder City Devils
Wilco x 2?
Shellac x 3?
Peter Gabriel
Peter Gabriel / WOMAD tour with James
Beastie Boys
The Cure
Depeche Mode x 2 or 3
Morphine x 2 or 3
Emmylou Harris
Toots & the Maytals x 3
Moby x 2
Tesla / Firehouse
Matthew Sweet x 3? (Riveria and Grant Park)
Village People / KC and the Sunshine Band
Tom Jones
KMFDM / Chemlab (Angst Fest at Metro)
Black Tape for a Blue Girl x2 (Goth Fest at the Vic, also Champaign IL)
Sky Cries Mary
Peter Murphy / Jewel
Peter Murphy
Joan Baez
Bob Dylan x 4
Shipping News
June of ’44 x 4
Indigo Girls / Sarah MacLachlan / Emmylou Harris / Lilith Fair Tour
Indigo Girls, at least 1 other time… maybe 2
Sarah MacLachlan and the Chieftains
Front 242
Siouxsie and the Banshees / Spiritualized
Laurie Anderson x 2
Grateful Dead x 2 (including Jerry Garcia’s last show)
Phish x 3
Mountain Goats
Avett Brothers x 3
Jets to Brazil
Tortoise x 2
Isotope 217
Sea and Cake x 4
David Byrne
Fred Anderson
Herbie Hancock
Ray Charles
Chuck Berry
Pavement x 2 or 3
Mark Farina
Do Make Say Think x 3 or 4
God Speed! You Black Emperor
Dinosaur Jr / Broken Social Scene
Broken Social Scene
J Mascis solo x 2
Superchunk x 2
Neko Case x 3
Leonard Cohen
Rusted Root
Cap’n Jazz
Joan of Arc x 2
Friend / Enemy
David Bowie / Nine Inch Nails
Handsome Family
Digable Planets
Delta 72
My Morning Jacket
Yo La Tengo x 3
Cotton Jones / Michael Nau x 5
David Bazan / Michael Nau
Richard Buckner x 3 (twice at my house!)
Buju Banton
Cracker / Gin Blossoms / Spin Doctors
Neil Young / Soundgarden / Blind Melon
Magnetic Fields
Rage Against the Machine
Pansy Division
Blue Meanies
Poster Children
Thurston Moore
Los Lobos
Misfits with that goofy action figure singing for them
Ravi Shankar
Alejandro Escavedo
Violent Femmes / Soul Coughing
Flaming Lips / Sebadoh
Black Sabbath
Har Mar Superstar x 3 (1 of these was the Sam Cooke tribute show)
Loretta Lynn
Dolly Parton
Krishna Das / Devi Premal
Krishna Das kirtans, x 2 on retreat, once in NYC, once in Philly
Nina Rao
Lee “Scratch” Perry
Kronos Quartet
Lee Fields & the Expressions
Seu Jorge Bowie Tribute x 2
Nils Frahm
Phosphorescent / Liz Cooper & the Stampede
Phosphoresecent in Williamsburg
Samantha Crain, in my living room
Gladys Knight
Justin Townes Earle
Damien Jurado
Steve Earle
Waco Brothers
Corinne Bailey Rae
Steve Gunn
Eef Barzelay / Clem Snide, in my living room
The Make-Up
Strands of Oak Winter Classic V
Will Johnson, in my living room
Tracy Chapman