10) Michael Jackson
The indieverse did not forget the King Of Pop. He was there in spirit at Chicago's Union Park throughout the three-day weekend: blasted on the stage between sets, as a carnival cutout, and on Ponytail frontlady Molly Siegel's T-shirt.
9) Curating A Reunion: "Write The Night"
It had been more than 10 years since Chicago veterans the Jesus Lizard played their hometown. While David Yow didn't give the crowd his age-old southern exposure, he did lead the band through a fan-picked setlist--stopping only to spit, curse, and follow up with a stagedive.
P4K's rating of Jesus Lizard's Bang: 7.3
Y! Music's rating of Jesus Lizard's P4K set: 7.2
8) Making Boredom Look Cool
Vivian Girls may have started out playing every Brooklyn loft show under the sun, and seemed terribly bored doing it. But loads of touring cred (and a new album in the works) must have given the indie princesses some live chops. They were one-part bored and two-parts giggly Sunday evening, giving a much-needed