Show Reviews

JPEGMAFIA played Northeastern – 2/10

JPEGMAFIA played Northeastern – 2/10

Noise-rap upstart JPEGMAFIA played a wild Sunday night set at Northeastern’s afterHours, with support from Brandie Blaze. 

Fórn, Vile Creature, Dawn Ray’d and Sea played ONCE Ballroom – 1/28

Fórn, Vile Creature, Dawn Ray’d and Sea played ONCE Ballroom – 1/28

Somerville’s ONCE hosted a monstrous metal bill bookended by Boston locals Fórn and Sea alongside Ontario’s Vile Creature and Dawn Ray’d all the way from the U.K. 

Big Ups played Great Scott – 1/12

Big Ups played Great Scott – 1/12

Boston bid farewell to NYC punks Big Ups, who played their penultimate show at Great Scott on Saturday night with support from Kal Marks, Lilith and Fucko. 

The Sheila Divine played The Sinclair – 1/4

The Sheila Divine played The Sinclair – 1/4

Long-running local alt-rockers The Sheila Divine headlined Sinclair last Friday night with support from Bethlehem Steel and Mint Green. 

Hop Along played Paradise Rock Club – 12/29

Hop Along played Paradise Rock Club – 12/29

Philly quartet Hop Along returned for one last 2018 Boston show at a sold-out Paradise with locals Horse Jumper of Love.

Come played Union Pool – 12/28

Come played Union Pool – 12/28

The once-more reunited original lineup of gale-force rockers Come played the first of two shows at Brooklyn’s Union Pool last Friday. 

Soccer Mommy played Brighton Music Hall – 12/7

Soccer Mommy played Brighton Music Hall – 12/7

Nashville’s Soccer Mommy played to a sold-out Friday night crowd in Allston last weekend, with support from Chicago’s Ratboys. 

Snail Mail played The Sinclair – 12/1

Snail Mail played The Sinclair – 12/1

Singer/songwriter Lindsey Jordan’s Snail Mail returned to the Boston vicinity for a pair of sold-out Sinclair shows on Saturday, with support from Why Bonnie. 

Gouge Away and Drug Church played Great Scott – 11/27

Gouge Away and Drug Church played Great Scott – 11/27

Punks from opposite ends of the east coast – Fort Lauderdale’s Gouge Away and Albany’s Drug Church – teamed up for a sold-out Tuesday night rager at Great Scott last week with support from Seattle’s New Gods. 

Fucked Up played Brighton Music Hall – 11/6

Fucked Up played Brighton Music Hall – 11/6

Back on Election Day – which already feels like a year ago – Canada’s proggiest hardcore band Fucked Up headlined a wild show at Brighton joined by Candy and Bad Waitress.