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2017 By The Numbers

Several years ago, a friend suggested I put together some statistics about my year in music. I am continuing the tradition once again, despite not seeing as many shows last year! At the beginning of the year I said I was going to slow down my concert-going and unfortunately because I was forced to relocate from a fabulous music city to one that is less so, I saw fewer shows than I had since 2013… Sad face…

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Go out and hear live music! The musicians will be most appreciative! Your mental health will thank you too…

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2016 By The Numbers

Several years ago, a friend suggested I put together some statistics about my year in music. I am continuing the tradition this year, since I saw more shows than ever! At the beginning of the year I said I was going to slow down my concert-going – you can see what happened to that! Eighteen more shows this year than last year and many more sets (mostly due to attending Club Passim’s Campfire Festivals, each of which has close to 80 different performers over the weekend)…

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Go out and hear live music! The musicians will be most appreciative! Your mental health will thank you too…

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2015 By The Numbers

A couple of years ago, a friend suggested I put together some statistics about my year in music. I am continuing the tradition this year, since I saw more shows than ever!

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Go out and hear live music! The musicians will be most appreciative!

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2014 By The Numbers

Last year, a friend thought that it would be fun to put together some statistics about my year in music so I’m continuing the tradition this year!

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2013 By The Numbers

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A friend thought that it would be fun to put together some statistics about my year in music. When I do 2014 statistics, I will add the average cost of the shows I see (I did not track that in 2013).

If any reader has a suggestion for other interesting statistics, please leave a comment for me!

14,801 – Largest-capacity venue I was in (TD Garden)

214 – Most expensive show I saw (Prince on 12/29 at Mohegan Sun Arena)

205 – Different bands I saw

146 – Bands I saw for the first time in 2013

129 – Shows I saw

101.29 – Miles to the furthest venue (Mohegan Sun Arena)

86 – Age of the oldest performer I saw (Tony Bennett)

80 – Smallest-capacity venue I was in (Lizard Lounge)

42 – Different venues in which I saw shows

25 – Most bands I saw in one venue (Lowell Summer Music Series)

20 – Performers I saw more than once

14 – Venues I was in for the first time in 2013

14 – Age of youngest performer I saw (Quinn Sullivan)

13 – Most shows I saw in one venue (Lowell Summer Music Series)

5 – Most times I saw one band (Great Big Sea)

5 – Least expensive show I saw that wasn’t a free show (Bap Kennedy on 1/6 at Club Passim)

3.94 – Miles to the closest venue (The Sinclair)

0 – Least expensive show I saw (Outside the Box Festival shows and Roberta Flack concert)

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