It's tough to admit, but as our farmer-tans fade there's no denying it: The sun has nearly set on summer 2010. Here, SPIN revisits the best live moments of the season, from Lady Gaga's crowning at Lollapalooza to Killers frontman Brandon Flowers' debut solo gig, plus everything in between, including the Dead Weather, Green Day, Paramore, Rage Against the Machine, and M.I.A.
Check out the 15 most memorable sets in our gallery, then look ahead to an autumn full of equally awesome gig with SPIN's Fall Tour Preview. William Goodman
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