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Our List of Miami's Best Concerts of 2010

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Maybe you're the kind of high-minded individual who enjoys the occasional night out at the opera. Or maybe you spend every Saturday night losing your mind to murder thrash in an abandoned Coconut Grove bomb shelter. Either way, you've probably put together your very own Ten Greatest Moments in Live Music.

So did we! And while our list generally avoids both opera and murder thrash, there's still a little something for everybody. We got pop and and rock and rap and R&B and indie dance and metal and a ton of other stuff.

See the cut for the full list. And sneak a peek regularly 'cause we'll be posting new entries several times per day.

The Big Winners

-Rihanna at the American Airlines Arena, July 31

-Major Lazer at Grand Central, May 15

-Swedish House Mafia's Masquerade Motel Miami, October 30

-The Roots, Q-Tip, Eve, and Bobby Brown at the Ice Palace, September 25

-Phoenix at the Fillmore Miami Beach, October 27

-Crystal Castles at Grand Central, September 11

-Metric at Art Basel Miami Beach's Art Loves Music, December 1

-Air at the Fillmore Miami Beach, March 13

-LCD Soundsystem at the Fillmore Miami Beach, October 6

-Massive Attack and Thievery Corporation at Bayfront Park Amphitheater, October 26

The Runners-Up

-Fucked Up at Churchill's Pub, September 14

-Lauryn Hill at the University of Miami Homecoming, November 5

-Rick Ross and Raekwon at Sneaker Pimps, October 23



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