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The Damned played Big Night Live – 5/29

The Damned played Big Night Live – 5/29

U.K. punk cornerstones The Damned returned to town – with founding drummer Rat Scabies in tow – for a BNL show in late May.

Gig Watch – June 2024

Gig Watch – June 2024

Shows not to miss in and around Boston for the month of June.

Spectral Voice played Middle East Upstairs – 5/23

Spectral Voice played Middle East Upstairs – 5/23

Death-doom quartet Spectral Voice brought their unearthly sounds to Central Square with support from Cooked Alive and Groaning Retch.

The Decemberists played Roadrunner – 5/1

The Decemberists played Roadrunner – 5/1

Colin Meloy and company made their way back to Roadrunner to preview their forthcoming new record, with support from Chicago’s Ratboys.

Teenage Fanclub played the Paradise – 4/30

Teenage Fanclub played the Paradise – 4/30

Scottish power-pop greats Teenage Fanclub returned to Boston for a Paradise stop late last month.

Oneohtrix Point Never played Royale – 4/28

Oneohtrix Point Never played Royale – 4/28

Electronic experimentalist Daniel Lopatin returned to the road as Oneohtrix last month, including a Sunday night stop at Boston’s Royale.

Belle & Sebastian played the Orpheum – 4/27

Belle & Sebastian played the Orpheum – 4/27

Scottish indie pop vets Belle & Sebastian headlined the Orpheum, joined by Toronto’s The Weather Station.

Judas Priest played MGM Music Hall – 4/25

Judas Priest played MGM Music Hall – 4/25

Heavy metal legends Judas Priest returned to MGM for a spirited show supported by Sabaton.

Gig Watch: May 2024

Gig Watch: May 2024

Shows not to miss in and around Boston for the month of May.

Black Country, New Road played Royale – 4/23

Black Country, New Road played Royale – 4/23

U.K. art-rock collective BC, NR returned to Boston for a sold-out Royale stop supported by Camera Picture.