Rock & Roll Part 2
Talib Kweli and Rebel Soul
My t-shirt drawer is running over, mostly with band t-shirts. I’ve seen a lot of concerts and I’ve got a lot of merch along the way.
So instead of paring down, I distracted myself by making a list of every act I can remember witnessing. I’m sure I’ve missed a few, but here it is:
54:40, 25-7 Spyz, 13 Engines, A$AP Ferg, A$AP Mob, Alien Sex Fiend, BADBADNOTGOOD, Belly, Billy Bragg, Bloc Party, Blond Redhead, Blue Peter, Blur, Bongwater, Bourbon Tabernacle Choir, David Bowie, Breeding Ground, Broken Social Scene, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Change of Heart, Chicken Milk, The Chills, Otis Clay, Eddie “The Chief” Clearwater, Bruce Cockburn, Cocteau Twins, Elvis Costello, Cowboy Junkies, The Cramps, Crystal Method, The Cure, Dayglo Abortions, Death From Above 1979, Depeche Mode, Devo, Die Antwoord, Dinosaur Jr., Echo and the Bunnymen, Elbow, Eleventh Dream Day, (cont’d)
Faith No More, Feist, Fifth Column, fIREHOSE, Fischerspooner, Flaming Lips, Fugazi, Gary Numan, Gas, Gene Loves Jezebel, Ghostface Killah, Philip Glass, Goodbye Honolulu, Gordie Gordo and the G-Men, Elie Goulding, Macy Gray, Grapes of Wrath, Guns and Roses, Happy Mondays, Hardship Post, PJ Harvey, The Hidden Cameras, Kacy Hill, Hole, Holy Fuck, Lauryn Hill, Hunters and Collectors, Ice Cube, Ice T and Body Count, Images in Vogue, Jale, Jay-Z, Jazz Butcher, The Jerry Cans, B.A. Johnston, Seu Jorge, Ke$ha, King Cobb Steelie, Solange Knowles, Kraftwerk, Księżyc, Talib Kweli, L7, kd lang and the Reclines, Lang Lang, The Lawn, LCD Sound System, Lizzo, Love Battery, Lowest of the Low, Maestro Fresh Wes, Magdelene, Magnetic Fields, J Mascis, Massive Attack, Mbgwone Star, Men Without Hats, Murray McLaughlin, Mudhoney, National Velvet, New Order, Nirvana, No Means No, Of Montreal, Of Monsters and Men, The Ordinaires, Our Daughter’s Wedding, (cont’d)
Me and my Dolly Parton t-shirt
Dolly Parton, Passion Pit, Peaches, Pearl Jam, Pet Shop Boys, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Phono-Comb, Pixies, Iggy Pop, Portugal The Man, Psychedelic Furs, Public Enemy, Radiohead, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Red Kross, Replacements, Rihanna, John River, Mark Ronson, The Roots, Rough Trade, The Rural Alberta Advantage, The Sadies, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Sianspheric, Sigur Ros, Simple Minds, The Spoons, Sloan, Smashing Pumpkins, Patti Smith, SNFU, Sonic Youth, Sons of Freedom, Soul Rebels, Soundgarden, Spirit of the West, The Stampeders, Stereolab, Sugar, Sugarcubes, Sunny Day Real Estate, Superchunk, Superfriendz, Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein (S U R V I V E), Tad, Tame Impala, Tania Taqaq, Teenage Fanclub, The The, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Thrush Hermit, Tortoise, Tokyo Police Club, Tribe Called Red, UIC, Voivod, Wire, Weddings Parties Anything, Kanye West, Peter Wolf, Yo La Tengo, Young MC, Neil Young, and Neil Young & Crazy Horse. [Updated March 29, 2020).
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers