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The 15 Best Shows We Saw in San Antonio This Year 

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Remember when freelancer Shannon Sweet wrote a synopsis of Courtney Love's career inspiring Ms. Love to call her a "bitch" and threaten to slap her?

Read more about what happened in Courtney Love Has No Love For 'San Antonio Current' Writer: 'I Want To Slap Her'

Portland, Oregon's stoner rock outfit Black Pussy caused quite the stir when they played The Mix.
KISS' Paul Stanley was kind enough to answer some of our questions on makeup and success at the opening of his second rock 'n' roll-themed restaurant.

Read more about what happened in KISS' Paul Stanley on San Antonio, Makeup and His New Restaurant in the AT&T Center

Sunn O)))'s Stephen O'Malley rattled and roared through the Ten Eleven when he performed at the Luminaria Arts Festival.

Read more about what happened in The Official (and Unofficial) Weird and Avant Garde Music of Luminaria

The third annual Maverick Music Festival packed La Villita with a plethora of indie greats including Heartless Bastards, Cypress Hill, Nina Diaz and more.

Read more about what happened in A Rundown of This Year's Maverick Music Festival

Ice Age (pictured) was just one of the bands that helped kick off the free grand opening of the newest music venue on the St. Mary's Strip.

Read more about what happened in Paper Tiger (Former White Rabbit) Announces Free Opening Weekend

Local indie jokesters Buttercup opened the dive on McCullough for devout fans willing to brave the sunrise, or just stay up all night.

Read more about what happened in Live and Local: Buttercup at the Cobalt Club

Holy Wave put all in attendance at their K23 show in a stone cold groove, man.
Har Mar Superstar dazzled the crowd with his Halloween eve performance as Violent Jay Sherman, The Critic as juggalo.

Read more about what happened in 5 Festive Can't-Miss Concerts This Weekend

After breaking his hip just months before, Flaco Jiménez made a triumphant return for his regular Sunday night slot at the Conjunto Festival.

Read more about what happened in The Cult of Flaco Jiménez, The Greatest Of All Time

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San Antonio native Chrysta Bell wowed audiences at the first rainy night of Luminaria with an ethereal performance of her sonic collaborations with auteur David Lynch.

Read more about what happened in The Official (and Unofficial) Weird and Avant Garde Music of Luminaria

Complete with inverted flaming crosses, Slayer brought their demonic metal to the Alamo City in one of the best and loudest shows of the year.
Lionel Richie had attendees dancing on the ceiling at his Tobin premier, including Tony Parker.
What could be more fitting than seeing Stevie perform "Superstition" on All Hallow's Eve?

Read more about what happened in Five Festive Can't-Miss Concerts This Weekend

Migos blew the roof off of Club Rio and even got our nerdy, wallflower-of-a-freelancer dancing.

Read more about what happened in Butt-hurt at Club rio with Migos

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Remember when freelancer Shannon Sweet wrote a synopsis of Courtney Love's career inspiring Ms. Love to call her a "bitch" and threaten to slap her?

Read more about what happened in Courtney Love Has No Love For 'San Antonio Current' Writer: 'I Want To Slap Her'

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