The Best Concert You’ve Seen So Far This Year?

What was the most amazing, incredible, stupendous, remarkable, marvelous, magnificent, stunning, breathtaking concert you had the pleasure to experience during the past six months?

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Spartan Stadium, East Lansing, Mich.

Was it a multimedia spectacular à la U2 or Roger Waters? Did choreography, glitz and pop hits from Britney get your five-star approval? Did you stick with classic rockers such as Rod Stewart touring with Stevie Nicks or did you get your money’s worth from seeing Lady Gaga, Katy Perry or Rihanna?

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FedExForum, Memphis, Tenn.

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Power Balance Pavilion, Sacramento, Calif. (click on image to see complete photo)

The first half of 2011 offered a smörgåsbord of choices for the discerning concert fan. What impressed you the most, gave you the most bang for the buck and sent you home with a smile on your face and that warm feeling that comes from being 100 percent musically satisfied?

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RBC Center, Raleigh, N.C.

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"Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival," Empire Polo Club, Indio, Calif.

And feel free to show the festivals some love. Speak your mind in the comment thread below.