My 15 best concerts in 2012

Audience for Dimmu Borgir 2007 © Per Ole HagenThis year I have seen something between 150 and 200 concert at some 15 festivals, and at different venues, and I have had the chance to photograph most of them. Concerts in many different styles: jazz, folk, country, metal, classical, rock, hip-hop, pop. Here are my Top 15 concert experiences of 2012.

This will also be the last posting here at Artist Pictures Blog in 2012. More to come in 2013.

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50 Cent with Eminem at SXSW

50 Cent. © All rights Reserved: Per Ole HagenOne of the most events with most buzz at the SXSW this year, was the Shady 2.0 event at the Austin Music Hall, starring many of Shady Records’ artist with 50 Cent as the headliner. As a much anticipated surprise, Eminem came on stage with him for the song Patiently Waiting.

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