For Grouper’s first Boston show in a good long while, Liz Harris brought her haunting ambient folk to Northeastern’s hybrid Starbucks/performance venue, of all places. The night was rounded out with solo sets from Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner and Boston’s Bedbug.
Almost three years to the day after their last Boston appearance together, former Sonic Youther Lee Ranaldo and troubadour Steve Gunn teamed up for the start of an acoustic co-headlining tour with Meg Baird at Somerville’s Arts at the Armory on Tuesday night.
Western Mass legends Dinosaur Jr. and Boston’s Buffalo Tom joined forces for a post-Thanksgiving indie rock summit at the House of Blues last Friday.
A few weeks back, Swedish avant-prog mainstays Meshuggah brought their tour with Matt Pike’s stoner-thrash power trio High On Fire to Boston’s House of Blues.