Show Reviews

Boston Calling 2017 – Sunday

Boston Calling 2017 – Sunday

The 2017 edition of Boston Calling wrapped up with sets from Tool, Weezer, Run the Jewels, Wolf Parade, Cage the Elephant, Converge and more. 

Boston Calling 2017 – Saturday

Boston Calling 2017 – Saturday

Day two of this year’s Boston Calling brought Mumford and Sons, The 1975, The xx, Danny Brown and more to Harvard. 

Boston Calling 2017 – Friday

Boston Calling 2017 – Friday

The Boston Calling Music Festival returned for its eighth edition last weekend, relocated to Allston’s Harvard Athletic Fields. Friday’s lineup featured the likes of Chance the Rapper, Sigur Ros and Bon Iver. 

The Damned played Paradise Rock Club – 5/24

The Damned played Paradise Rock Club – 5/24

U.K. punk veterans The Damned brought their 40th anniversary tour to the Paradise last week for a sold-out show with California quartet The Bellrays. 

Perfume Genius played Royale – 5/13

Perfume Genius played Royale – 5/13

Mike Hadreas’ Perfume Genius project headlined their biggest Boston show yet at the Royale on Saturday night, with support from serpentwithfeet. 

Eddie Vedder played the Paradise – 4/29

Eddie Vedder played the Paradise – 4/29

This year’s Boston edition of Theo Epstein’s baseball-centric benefit show Hot Stove Cool Music is in the books, damaged World Series trophies and all. Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder headlined the night, which also featured a parade of local rock heroes including Will Dailey, Tanya Donnelly […]

Boss Hog played The Sinclair – 4/28

Boss Hog played The Sinclair – 4/28

The reunited Boss Hog – headed by husband and wife duo Jon Spencer and Cristina Martinez – returned to Boston for the first time in many years last Friday for a show at The Sinclair. Projects led by Mission of Burma’s Roger Miller and D.C. […]

Pinegrove played The Sinclair – 4/26

Pinegrove played The Sinclair – 4/26

Ascendant Run For Cover signees Pinegrove headlined the sold-out Sinclair on Tuesday night for their biggest Boston show to date, joined by openers Hovvdy and Horse Jumper of Love. 

Mark Eitzel and Howe Gelb played ONCE Ballroom – 4/11

Mark Eitzel and Howe Gelb played ONCE Ballroom – 4/11

Mark Eitzel and Howe Gelb, solo troubadours and leaders of American Music Club and Giant Sand, respectively, were a well-matched pair of enigmatic, cult favorite singer/songwriters at last Tuesday’s intimate ONCE show. 

Oathbreaker played Great Scott – 4/9

Oathbreaker played Great Scott – 4/9

Belgium’s Oathbreaker headlined a jam-packed show at Great Scott last Sunday with support from Brooklyn’s Sannhet and Louisville, KY’s Jaye Jayle.