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Dayna Frank, President

St. Vincent / Palace Theatre / November 18
Jackie Venson / Turf Club / September 28
Frank Ocean / FYF Fest / July 22
Atmosphere / Palace Theatre / March 10
Thomas Abban / 7th St Entry / December 13
Bonus: Prince Memorial block party and dance parties

Top album:
DAMN. by Kendrick, anything else is a lie

Regret Missing:
Flip Phone “Queens United” benefit for Puerto Rico
SZA in the Mainroom & Kendrick Lamar at Xcel

Nate Kranz, General Manager

Atmosphere / Palace Theatre / March 10
Dave Rawlings Machine / Pantages / August 23
Dead & Co. / Hollywood Bowl / May 31
Kamasi Washington / First Avenue / November 9
Wilco / Palace Theatre / November 17

SHOW I MISSED is JRAD @ Red Rocks on August 31

My 5 bonus picks for favorite show are:
Vulfpeck / First Avenue / May 1
Gary Clark Jr / Palace / August 3
Seu Jorge / Pantages / June 17
Kevin Morby / Turf Club / August 29
Bob Dylan / Xcel Center / October 25

Sonia Grover, Booking Manager

Top Shows
All of them.

Regret
I didn’t miss any shows.

Eli Flasher, Talent Buyer

Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives / Fine Line / April 11
Adrian Belew Power Trio / Turf Club / March 12
Dead & Co. / Wrigley Field / June 30
Iron Maiden / Xcel / June 16
Kikagaku Moyo / 7th St Entry / May 14

Album: Aldous Harding - Party
Missed show: Tom Petty 6/03/17

James Taylor, Talent Buyer

Liam Gallagher / First Avenue / November 20
Thundercat / First Avenue / September 17
Gary Clark Jr / Palace Theatre / August 4
Patti Smith / Northrop / March 8
Vince Staples / First Avenue / March 16

Regret Missing: Jason Isbell / Palace Theatre / July 7
Best Album of 2017: Kendrick Lamar, DAMN.

Mike Killeen, Chief Financial Officer

Macklemore / Palace Theatre / November 2
Atmosphere / Palace Theatre / March 10
Jain / 7th St Entry / March 31
Rufus Wainwright / Orchestra Hall / December 2
Marian Hill / First Avenue / June 1

I take no prisoners and I have no regrets.

Damon Barna, Director of Event Operations

5) Atmosphere / First show at the Palace Theatre / March 10
4) Gary Clark Jr / Palace Theatre / August 4
3) A Prairie Home Companion / Palace Theatre / October 7
2) Rodrigo Y Gabriela / First Avenue Mainroom / June 2
1) Kamasi Washington / First Avenue Mainroom / November 9

Album of the Year: Kamasi Washington, Harmony of Difference
#1 Show I regret missing: Dent May / 7th St Entry / November 1

Marc Dickhut, Director of General Operations

Macklemore / Palace Theatre / November 2 (Kids loved it too)
Bob Mould - Solo Electric - Turf Club / April 18
Spoon / Palace Theatre / September 15
Charlie Parr / Turf Club / January Residency
Social Distortion / Palace Theatre / July 26
Bonus: Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit / Palace Theatre / July 7

Album: Spoon - Hot Thoughts
Missed: QOTSA / Palace / December 3

Debbie Hager, Operations Manager

1.) Tori Amos / The O'Shaughnessy / October 24
2.) Arcade Fire / Xcel / October 29
3.) Future Islands / First Avenue / October 1
4.) Hurray for the Riff Raff / Fine Line / April 30
5.) Pitbull & Enrique Iglesias / Madison Square Garden / June 30

Top Album: St Vincent - Masseduction

Regret (Tie):
Phantogram / Palace / March 12
Lucius / State Fair / September 2

Lori Simonson, Accounting Assistant & Office Coordinator

Truckfighters / 7th St Entry / January 25
Goatwhore / The Frequency (Madison) / February 27
Sleep / First Avenue / April 19
Boris / Triple Rock / October 21
Chelsea Wolfe / Turf Club / October 25

Top Album: Chelsea Wolfe - Hiss Spun
Missed Show: Tom Petty / Xcel Center / June 3

Sawyer Derry, Turf Club Operations Manager

Mogwai / First Avenue / December 1
Phantogram / Palace Theatre / March 12
Mew / Turf Club / August 13
Spoon Micro Show / Turf Club / December 11
Colin Stetson / Turf Club / July 23

Regret Missing: Wolf Parade / First Avenue / October 27
Best Album: Fever Ray - Plunge

Alex Nowak, Operations Manager

Raging Fyah / Turf Club / February 14
J Boog / Turf Club / February 8
Skatalites / Turf Club / September 17
All Them Witches / Turf Club / November 17
Tribal Seeds / Turf Club / February 14

Show I regret missing: Mihali @ Ice House

Emily Hoar, Marketing Assistant

LCD Soundsystem / Pitchfork Music Festival / July 14
The Minneapolis Uranium Club / Seward Café / December 15
Ho99o9 / Triple Rock Social Club / May 26
Palm / Turf Club / July 8
DJ Keezy (opening for Big Freedia) / The Cabooze / June 21

AOTY: SZA’s CTRL
Missed Show: SZA / First Avenue / September 1*
*technically I was there… don’t get too drunk when you meet your heroes.

Erin Rocky, Office Coordinator

The White Buffalo / The Cedar / December 1
Dirtwire / Studio B / December 14
Senses Fail performing Still Searching in its entirety / The Cabooze / March 29
Jim James, Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, and Warren Haynes collaborations, and alternating String Cheese Incident/Umphrey's McGee sets on a spinning stage / Lock'N August 2017 - Best Festival Ever
Warren Haynes and The Ashes & Dust Band / Fitzgerald Theater / February 23

Album: The Lil Smokies - Changing Shades
Regret: SCI at Red Rocks on my birthday :( too perfect and such a bummer it didn't happen

Cheers to another year of killer shows! Nah nah nah nahhhhh

Jon Gilbert, Website Coordinator

Quintron & Miss Pussycat / Turf Club / July 15
Jens Lekman / Fine Line / March 8
John Mulaney / Northrop / September 14
The Mountain Goats / First Avenue / November 18
Jen Kirkman / Woman’s Club / October 5
Special consideration: Fuck 2016. / Turf Club / 12/27/16

Top 2017 album (split decision): Favorite: Slowdive, Slowdive
Most played: The New Pornographers, Whiteout Conditions
#1 missed show regret: Ted Leo +Rx / Triple Rock / November 11

Kent Horgan, Promoter Representative

Marty Stuart / Fine Line / April 11
Kinky Friedman / Turf Club / May 3
Nicolas Jaar / First Avenue / July 14
Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile / Palace Theatre / October 25
King Krule / Fine Line / October 31

Aoife Roberts, Booking & Finance Assistant

John K. Samson / Turf Club / October 18
Lemuria / 7th St Entry / February 06
The Wedding Present / Turf Club / April 22
At the Drive-In / Palace Theatre / June 17
Dillinger Four / final Triple Rock / November 21

Regret missing: Julien Baker / The Cedar / October 21
Best record: Play the Songs You Like by Radiator Hospital

Jerrod Woods, Marketing Associate

Vince Staples / Marathon Music Works (Nashville, TN)
Tedeschi Trucks Band / The Ryman (Nashville, TN)
Odesza / Myth Live / November 9
Alabama Shakes / Sloss Fest (Birmingham, AL)
Sturgill Simpson / Sloss Fest (Birmingham, AL)

Top Album: Awaken, My Love! - Childish Gambino
Biggest Regret: Khalid

Stacy Schwartz, Community Manager & Special Events

Lucius / State Capitol Rotunda / February 10
Bon Iver / Rock the Garden (strong wave of nostalgia) / July 22
U2 / US Bank Stadium / September 8
Patti Smith / Northrop / March 8
Father John Misty Microshow / Icehouse / May 16

Show I regret missing:
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers / Xcel Center / June 3

Isaac Burton, Graphic Designer

Downtown Boys / Triple Rock / September 15
Jay Som / 7th St Entry / March 22
Angel Olsen / First Avenue Mainroom / October 2
Girlpool / 7th St Entry / May 31
Palm & Lvl Up / 7th St Entry / February 27

Regret Missing: Pile / 7th St Entry / May 9

Adrianna Korich, Box Office Coordinator

Kendrick Lamar / Xcel / August 19
Mayday Parade A Lesson in Romatics 10 Yr Anniversary Tour / First Avenue / April 20
2 Chainz / Palace Theatre / August 25
Sylvan Esso / First Avenue / August 7
Girlpool / 7th St Entry / October 23

Show I regret missing: Lil Peep / Amsterdam Bar & Hall / October 17
Album: Pretty Girls Like Trap Music - 2 Chainz

Rodney Smith, Depot Kitchen Manager

1) Gary Clark Jr / Palace Theatre / August 4
2) Marian Hill / First Avenue / June 1
3) Sublime / First Avenue / July 19
4) Brother Ali / First Avenue / November 16
5) Flogging Molly / Palace Theatre / May 16

David Sundquist, Purchasing Manager

St. Vincent / Palace Theatre / November 18
Queens of the Stone Age / Palace Theatre / December 3
GWAR / First Avenue / November 7
Har Mar Superstar / Turf Club / November 22
Violent Femmes / First Avenue / October 18

Regret Missing: Beck / Palace Theatre / August 17
Best Album: St Vincent - Masseduction

Ashley Ryan, Director of Marketing

Patti Smith / Northrop / March 8
Jason Isbell / Palace Theatre / July 7
Sylvan Esso / Eaux Claires / June 16
SZA / First Avenue / September 1
The xx / Palace Theatre / April 28

Regret Missing: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers / Xcel Center / June 3
Album: DAMN., Kendrick Lamar