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  • Gabriel Garzón-Montano taking his genre-bending sound on the road for spring tour

    Gabriel Garzón-Montano taking his genre-bending sound on the road for spring tour

    One year after the death or Prince, the creative legacy left behind by the music legend is more apparent than ever. Though vastly different in sound, artists like Frank Ocean take the same adventurous approach to R&B and funk, where the bedrock elements of the past are both honored and subverted...
  • Meg Mac to preview 'Love Blows' on June US tour

    Meg Mac to preview 'Love Blows' on June US tour

    Australian artist Meg Mac will soon unveil her debut collection and has mapped out a summer tour to try out the new tunes. Recorded between Fort Worth, Texas and New York, the album conveys intimacy and vulnerability, as well as power and poise; Mac says it "feel[s] almost like you’re at my house...
  • Best Mother's Day brunch in Boston 2017

    Best Mother's Day brunch in Boston 2017

    Boston is a city that is home to a plethora of great restaurants for brunch. That will especially be important when Mother’s Day rolls around, as taking your mom out to brunch is one of the best ways to show your mother just how much you love and cherish her. So if you’re trying to find the best...
  • The Districts to show off 'Popular Manipulations' on upcoming tour

    The Districts to show off 'Popular Manipulations' on upcoming tour

    Philly buzz band The Districts set the bar high with their critically-acclaimed 2015 sophomore album A Flourish and a Spoil and they'll try to reach new heights on their forthcoming LP Popular Manipulations, due out Aug. 11 via Fat Possum. The self-recorded project, which features production help...
  • Shabazz Palaces announce tour in support of new album

    Shabazz Palaces announce tour in support of new album

    Experimental hip hop duo Shabazz Palaces will follow up their critically-acclaimed 2014 album Lese Majesty with Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star, out July 14 via Sub Pop. The new project will see the Seattle-based pair, comprised of Ishmael Butler (aka Palaceer Lazaro) and Tendai "Baba" Maraire...
  • CHON release summer tour dates in support of upcoming album 'Homey'

    CHON release summer tour dates in support of upcoming album 'Homey'

    San Diego-based progressive rock band CHON has announced a North American tour this summer in support of their latest LP, HOMEY. The album is slated for release June 16, but the band will be kicking off their tour on June 2 at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles with Tera Melos, CoVet and Little Tybee...
  • Joseph Arthur to tour in celebration of 15th anniversary of 'Redemption's Son'

    Joseph Arthur to tour in celebration of 15th anniversary of 'Redemption's Son'

    Joseph Arthur will revisit his seminal 2003 album Redemption's Son with a special edition reissue and limited tour, kicking off at Boston's Great Scott on June 20. The alt-rock singer-songwriter is known for his talent, technique and prolificness, with 14 solo albums, 11 official EPs and multiple...
  • Cody Jinks maps out spring and summer tour dates

    Cody Jinks maps out spring and summer tour dates

    Whether it's thrash metal or country, Cody Jinks knows how to leave it all on the stage. The I’m Not the Devil country rocker will show off his versatility and vigor on an upcoming spring and summer U.S. tour.  As to how he approaches his live performance? "You give 'em everything you've got," Jinks...
  • Mount Kimbie announce spring tour, release new single with James Blake

    Mount Kimbie announce spring tour, release new single with James Blake

    Later this spring, English EDM duo Mount Kimbie will be touring North America for the first time this year. Beginning in late May with an appearance at this year’s Sasquatch! Music Festival, the pair will play shows in Detroit, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Boise, Vancouver, Chicago...
  • Paradise Rock Club to host Scottish trio Biffy Clyro

    Paradise Rock Club to host Scottish trio Biffy Clyro

    Paradise Rock Club will host Scottish alternative rock trio Biffy Clyro on Tuesday, April 11 at 8 p.m. The all-ages event will also include special guest O’Brother. Biffy Clyro is out on the road promoting their most recent studio long-player, Ellipsis, released back in July 2016 through 14th Floor...
  • Broods announce new spring dates

    Broods announce new spring dates

    New Zealand brother-sister duo Broods have announced May and June headlining dates, including stops at Detroit's Majestic Theatre, Boston's Royale and Baltimore's Rams Head Live. The pair's last release was 2016's Conscious, an ambitious, innovative dance pop effort which featured the singles "Free...
  • Gang of Youths plan June US shows

    Gang of Youths plan June US shows

    Australian indie outfit Gang of Youths are gearing up to bring their new sounds back stateside. The fast-rising five-piece will release their sophomore LP Go Farther In Lightness Aug. 18 and have mapped out a June U.S. tour to try out the new tracks. The guys have already released an animated video...
  • Anime Boston 2017 arrives this weekend

    Anime Boston 2017 arrives this weekend

    Cosplayers and fellow anime lovers from the Northeast are checking things twice before making their way to Anime Boston this weekend. The popular anime convention is one of the largest in the country; last year's event drew 26,975 attendees. This year's three day event will bring even more people to...
  • Harmonix, the producer behind the popular video game franchise, Rock Band, will be adding some music from local Boston bands on their latest

    Boston’s local musicians are getting their music featured in the ‘Rock Band’ video game franchise

    At this point, most music fans have played, or have awkwardly watched their friends play the Rock Band or Guitar Hero video games with those plastic little instruments. The converging worlds of gaming and music blew open when these two franchises came into existence and helped open new avenues for...
  • Boston announce Santa Barbara Bowl show for Hyper Space tour

    Boston announce Santa Barbara Bowl show for Hyper Space tour

    Classic rock band Boston is hitting the road this summer, and now that they've expanded their Hyper Space tour through mid-June, they've added one more stop--the Santa Barbra Bowl. The band--who celebrated their 40th anniversary last year--will bring their high-energy live show to the venue on...
  • Mary Timony to bring back Helium this June

    Mary Timony to bring back Helium this June

    Folks today may know her from Ex Hex and Wild Flag, but Mary Timony was once the pioneering voice behind '90s alt band Helium. Nearly two decades later, Timony is revisiting the fabled project with new releases and a short tour. Matador Records will reissue Helium's two full-length albums, along...
  • Lawrence announce new May shows in Boston and NYC

    Lawrence announce new May shows in Boston and NYC

    They officially wrap their first national headline tour in early April, but New York soul-pop siblings Lawrence have added an additional Boston show this May. Their initial Bean Town visit didn't go as planned: "Last time we came through, the fire alarm went off halfway into our first song, and we...
  • Boston expands 2017 tour of North America

    Boston expands 2017 tour of North America

    Boston fans will have more opportunities to catch the hardworking band on the road in 2017. The “More Than a Feeling” hitmakers have added a string of new dates that will keep the band rocking Canada and the U.S. with their Hyper Space Tour from early May through mid-June. The multi-platinum sellers...
  • Will Butler and Jo Firestone to bring jokes and jams to The Sinclair

    Will Butler and Jo Firestone to bring jokes and jams to The Sinclair

    Ahead of Arcade Fire's imminent return, band member Will Butler will use his final hours of alone time for a solo show at The Sinclair in Boston on April 11. While Butler spends most of his time with his bro and company in the acclaimed Montreal band, the multi-instrument is also an Academy Award...
  • Tei Shi to bring new jams to Rough Trade NYC and Great Scott this May

    Tei Shi to bring new jams to Rough Trade NYC and Great Scott this May

    Tei Shi will showcase her confident, dreamy grooves to East Coast audiences this May with a pair of shows in Brooklyn and Boston. The Argentine, Brooklyn-based indie pop talent will premiere the sounds of her debut album to audiences at BK's Rough Trade NYC on May 9 (grab tickets here) and Boston's...
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