Here is the complete list of concerts I saw in 2002.

Rank Bands City Location
1 Janet Bean and the Concertina Wire, Pullman Chicago Hideout
2 The Natural History, Pilot to Gunner, Jets to Brazil Chicago Empty Bottle
3 Baptist Generals, John Vanderslice, Mountain Goats Chicago Empty Bottle
4 Sterling, Ten Grand, Lustre King, Sweep the Leg Johnny Chicago Empty Bottle
5 The Reputation, Owen, Rainer Maria Chicago Abbey
6 Kind of Like Spitting, Peresephone's Bees, John Vanderslice, The Court and Spark San Francisco Bottom of the Hill
7 Owen, Kyle Fischer, Oneline Drawing San Francisco Bottom of the Hill
8 will johnson, Dolly Varden (Accoustic) Chicago Schubas
9 Taking Pictures, Dianogah Chicago Hideout
10 Her Space Holiday, American Analog Set Chicago Schubas
11 Swords Project, Mates of State, Silkworm Chicago Schubas
12 Bosco  & Jorge, Tortoise Chicago Empty Bottle
13 Grapefruit Moon Chicago Davenports
14 Lying in States, Sterling, Rye Coalition, Owls Chicago Fireside Bowl
15 Pegasus, The Sinister Luck Ensemble, Tara Jane O'neil Chicago Schubas
16 Seaworthy. Pedro the Lion (Solo) New Year San Francisco Bottom of the Hill
17 Ian Waters, Mike Johnson, Doug Martsch Chicago Mercury Theater
18 Preston School of Industry, Wilco Chicago Riveria
19 Town and Country, Papa M Chicago Empty Bottle
20 The Anniversary, Guided By Voices Chicago Metro
21 Gathered In Song, Damien Jurado, Pedro the Lion San Francisco Slims
22 The Infinite Ex's, Appleseed Cast, Mates of State San Francisco Great American Music Hall
23 Happy Supply, Mazarin, Beulah Chicago Abbey
24 Katio, Coptic Light, An Automotive, Pele Chicago Fireside Bowl
25 Sin Ropas, Shannon Wright, Pinetop Seven Chicago Schubas
26 Django Haskins, Dan Bryk, Chris Mills Raleigh Go! Rehearsals Room 4
27 Check Engine, Chris Brokaw, Karate Chicago Schubas
28 Mission of Burma Chicago Metro
29 Shannon Wright, Mark Eitzel, Low Chicago Abbey
30 Nora Jones, Richard Thompson, Bruce Hornsby, Steve Earle, Aretha Franklin Indianapolis Indy Jazz Fest
31 The Zincs, Plush Chicago Schubas
32 Chicago Symphony Orchestra - All Mozart Chicago Ravinia
33 Nora O'Conner Chicago 400 N. Wolcott
34 Cash Audio, US Maple Chicago Abbey
35 Jamelia Raleigh Yancey's Jazz and Blues Café
36 Blue Olives, Dread Zepplin Milwauke Summerfest
37 Peace Fest, Cricket Hill Chicago Secret Agent Bill
38 Bluegrass Raliegh Raleigh Pour House