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[–]EconomicsIll4758 11 points12 points  (0 children)

I was at Boston as well. It was the greatest concert I have ever seen in my life. Period.

[–]Watchfull_HosemasterAfterlife 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Big Thief, Khruangbin, Bright Eyes, Beach House, The Shins, Phish, Phish, Phish, Trey Anastasio Band/Goose, Dinosaur Jr, Ween, Arcade Fire (at Mohegan), Broken Social Scene, Modest Mouse and probably a few I missed.

Arcade Fire was definitely a top show. Modest Mouse (The Lonesome Crowded West tour) was probably my favorite. Phish in NYC at MSG a few days ago was a great. All were very good and I'm glad I was able to see a lot of my favorite bands.

The Arcade Fire show was a lot of fun. Tons and tons of space to dance around on the floor.

[–]JoeTheEliteOne 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I count 19 concerts for me, which includes 3 of my 4 favorite bands for multiple shows each (not AF), and I have to agree that Arcade Fire left the most significant impression on me. And it wasn’t even the first night when I had expensive seated tickets, it was the second night that I got GA tickets for $10.

[–]Remarkable_Term3846 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I saw them for the first time this year in DC. Amazing show. One of the best live bands I've ever seen. WE really grew on me after the show too.

[–]Graham433 2 points3 points  (0 children)

This year I’ve seen Bright Eyes, The Libertines, La Femme, Tame Impala, The Lemonheads, Roger Waters, Kendrick Lamar, Kid Cudi, Car Seat Headrest, Wet Leg, Suede, Manic Street Preachers, Yard Act, and a bunch more… (some of them were quite a bit random since they were at music festivals)… but by far and away my three Arcade Fire shows (Bowery, Hammerstein, and Barclays) were the best!

[–]teadrinkerboy 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I went to 29 gigs in 2022, and AF made up several of them. Some nights were better than others, but their best night was easily my favourite. I think some artists did equally as great but those AF songs, they’re unbeatable

[–]evergreenkat 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Saw Paul and the killers too and would rate them slightly above my arcade fire NYC show. It was probably the only time in my life I will see Paul perform, and he's so good. Was at MetLife and Bruce Springsteen had a surprise appearance - hard to beat two legends in one night! The Killers at MSG was so fun and I forgot how deep their catalog was. Probably got COVID at that show but still worth it. Arcade Fire was a great show but definitely lessened by the Win article. It was the third time I've seen them in ten years too and it just felt a little stale.

[–]FluxCrapacitorNeighborhood #1 (Tunnels) 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I also saw Paul last year, similar boat, bucket list show so it’s hard to beat. And even though his voice isn’t what it used to be, I got to see him in a “smaller” venue than what he would usually perform (Hard Rock Live) and he cranked through a 30 song setlist. That said, I’ve seen AF 5 times now and their Neon Bible show in Hammerstein was one of the best, certainly better than Barclays.

[–]jjazznola -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

I saw dozens of shows this year including AF twice. They were not even in my top 10.

[–]GreenPlasticWaterCanCity with No Children 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Been to 5 shows this year. 2x De Staat, AF, Kensington and Volbeat. With De Staat being 1 and 2, AF made 3rd.

[–]themanebeat 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I only saw AF live this year (4 times), no other gigs since before covid