This is a page
of acknowledgements to people who have helped and supported me in this
project. Please know there are so many more people to thank, and I hope
you all know who you are.
- Carrie Andersen
- For suggesting I actually write show reviews in the first place with
after receiving an email account of the Craig David show at First Avenue
on Valentines Day 2002.
- Anna Lee
- For being the best concert-going companion anyone could ask for.
- All the club bookers,
managers and owners who have supported this project and helped us gain
access to shows.
- Mark Potter
of Elbow - For encouraging me to think big and go to Glastonbury in
2002 and for bumming me way too many cigarettes at his gigs when I was
trying to quit smoking.
- Kim King
and the fine folks at the Fine Line Music Cafe
and Nate at First Avenue
- Ron at the
- Fritz and
Tony Oliveri at the Urban Wildlife Club
at the Turf Club
- Dan the
soundguy at Lee's Liquor Lounge
- Sheila and
Brendan at Tag Team Media in New York City
- Angie Carlson
at Yep Roc Records in North Carolina
- Kate Galloway
and Craig Grossman at Vamp
- The Frames
- I don't know what to say. Just plain thanks!
- Dmitry and
Dan from Shadowbox - my first review to get a ton of exposure
was of Shadowbox's official debut gig at the Uptown Bar on August 8th,
- Dan Israel
of the Cultivators, Aaron Pruitt of the Rakes, Jon Storm
of Tried For Fine
- My boss Todd
at my day job for being understanding when I come in tired as hell on
weekday mornings after closing down one of many bars in town.
- The professional
music writers of the Twin Cities, all of whom I admire for different
reasons, not the least of which is their dedication to local music:
especially Chris Riemenschneider, Ross Raihala, Rob Van Alstyne
and Dylan Hicks.
- The gone but not
to be forgotten Melissa Maerz.
- Rich Horton
- Brian Oake
and Jason Nagel at Cities 97, Dave Campbell
and Mei Young at KQRS Homegrown, everyone at Misplacedmusic.org
- And thanks to anyone
I've left off this list!