Category Archives: Concerts 2012

Frank Turner- The Launchpad 2012

Frank Turner was my “Joe Rock” find of the year last year. So obviously I was very, very excited when I finally got the chance to see him live this year. England Keep My Bones was simply a classic album … Continue reading

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Reel Big Fish- Sunshine Theater 2012

There is nothing quite like a ska show. Skanking is only something ever seen in that scene and its quality uniqueness really captures the feeling and idea behind ska music. In my mind, ska music is for the summer. Or … Continue reading

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The Leaky Faces- Sketchy House on Vassar 2012

The definition of hipster is the band Leaky Faces. They are a bunch of kids that dropped out of my high school because school was essentially too mainstream for them. Classic hipsters. Well, I somehow got roped into seeing them … Continue reading

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Summerfield Place, Con Razon and the Big Spank- The Launchpad 2012

I have the utmost respect for local musicians. To have the drive and resolve to forma band, practice and write their own music and lyrics is not something done easily. It takes a lot of creativity and talent to do … Continue reading

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Larry and His Flask- The Launchpad 2012

The most fun that I have ever had at a show/ concert/ any kind of live music had to be when I saw Larry and His Flask. Normally I hardly remember what the openers of shows are or even what … Continue reading

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Title Fight- The Gasworks 2012

There is nothing quite like a good punk show. The punk kids themselves are great and the atmosphere is always somewhat jovial mixed with just the right amount of testosterone. Title Fight had all of this. The show was at … Continue reading

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The Shins- Kiva Auditorium 2012

The farthest in advance that I have ever bought a ticket definitely was when I went to see the Shins. The minute I heard they were going to be in Albuquerque, the first time in about seven or eight years, … Continue reading

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