Show Reviews

Rozwell Kid played Middle East Upstairs – 8/5

Rozwell Kid played Middle East Upstairs – 8/5

West Virginia upstarts Rozwell Kid headlined the very sold-out Middle East Up on Saturday night alongside Chris Farren, Great Grandpa and Leaner. 

Thurston Moore played The Sinclair – 7/20

Thurston Moore played The Sinclair – 7/20

Former Sonic Youth co-leader Thurston Moore headlined Cambridge’s Sinclair last Thursday night in support of his latest full-length, Rock n Roll Consciousness. 

Thou played ONCE Ballroom – 6/30

Thou played ONCE Ballroom – 6/30

A towering bill headlined by Louisiana sludge metal masters Thou tore through Somerville’s ONCE on the last night of June. 

Major Stars and Feral Ohms played ZuZu – 6/19

Major Stars and Feral Ohms played ZuZu – 6/19

Locals Major Stars and Oakland’s Feral Ohms whipped up a heavy-psych firestorm at Cambridge’s ZuZu on a recent Monday night, with support from NYC’s Honey. 

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 […]