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[PODCAST] Is the curse working? On Truth Tour Day, let's reminisce about Sheen vs. the warlocks [MP3]


It's been well over a month since Sheenageddon first detonated, and while our favorite winner's grotesque mania-fueled hijinks have perhaps lost a little of their...
By Michael Goetzman  |  April 12, 2011

[phlipcam video] Phoenix @ Agganis


The above extreme-stage-right video of Phoenix pretty much perfectly encapsulates Monday's show: loud and dramatic and heavily favoring tracks off Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix. Based on...
By Michael C. Walsh  |  October 20, 2010

[Q&A] Phoenix’s Thomas Mars on fame, the accidental “1901” single and performing live without shoelaces


If you blinked you might have missed it — French rock band Phoenix went from toiling in relative obscurity for essentially all of the 2000s...
By Michael Marotta  |  October 15, 2010

[live review] Gorillaz and N.E.R.D at the Agganis Arena


Gorillaz got it right last night. With my only prior conception of their live show being a couple of reports from early summer festival stops...
By Michael C. Walsh  |  October 07, 2010

VIDEO: Pavement at Agganis Arena


Pavement, "Summer Babe" (live at Agganis Arena) Pavement announced their reunion about a year ago and revealed this Boston date about six months ago. In...
By Ryan Stewart  |  September 19, 2010
Win tickets to see Pavement this Saturday

Win tickets to see Pavement this Saturday


Hey kids, wanna check out Pavement FOR FREE this Saturday at Agganis Arena? The Phoenix has two pairs of tickets to give away, and all...
By Michael Marotta  |  September 15, 2010


Pavement at Agganis Arena

Pavement at Agganis Arena


In case you haven't heard the news, '90s indie/alt-rock pioneers Pavement have reunited and are playing their first Boston show in more than a decade....
By Ashley Rigazio  |  September 13, 2010
Gorillaz announce world tour; Agganis Oct. 6

Gorillaz announce world tour; Agganis Oct. 6


If you're going to pony up the cash to see Gorillaz do their multi-media animation-meets-real-life thing on the big screen, perhaps there's no bigger screen...
By Michael Marotta  |  July 27, 2010
Alicia Keys at Agganis

Alicia Keys at Agganis


We quite liked R&B/pop diva Alicia Keys's latest, The Element of Freedom (J-Records, 2009) - apart from an issue or two we had with the...
By Ian Sands  |  March 15, 2010
Pavement playing Boston on September 18 at the Agganis Arena (tickets on sale March 12)

Pavement playing Boston on September 18 at the Agganis Arena (tickets on sale March 12)


Pavement, beloved indie rock band and fantasy sports enthusiasts, have reunited after about ten years or so. Now, as expected, they've begun announcing US dates...
By Ryan Stewart  |  March 01, 2010
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The power of Cesar

The funniest moments of Cesar Millan's PackPower Tour show at Agganis Arena last Sunday came during intermission, when the three big video screens showed a snippet from "Tsst," the South Park parody episode where the Dog Whisperer goes up against Cartm
Leader of the Pack
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  December 18, 2009


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Interview: Cesan Millan

"Pit bulls are not bred for healing people, or for healing dogs. But because I channel the energy into something more humane, they're using all this pit-bull energy into really making it happen."
The Dog Whisperer comes to Boston
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  December 11, 2009
Rivers Cuomo injured in bus crash; Weezer cancels Boston show

Rivers Cuomo injured in bus crash; Weezer cancels Boston show


WEEZER's scheduled performance tonight at Boston's Agganis Arena is "not happening," according to a LiveNation press release. No further details were immediately available about refunds...
By Carly Carioli  |  December 07, 2009
CANCELLED: Weezer with Jack's Mannequin and Motion City Soundtrack

CANCELLED: Weezer with Jack's Mannequin and Motion City Soundtrack


 December 7th, 11:15am: This event has been cancelled. Reasons and refund information to be announced.   Over the years, we’ve seen Rivers Cuomo and Weezer journey...
By webteam  |  December 01, 2009
Comics Come Home 15

Comics Come Home 15


For 15 years, Denis Leary's been hosting the annual comedy fundraiser Comics Come Home to benefit the Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care. This year,...
By Jason OBryan  |  November 03, 2009

Contest: Twitter to win our Kelly Clarkson tickets!


Kelly Clarkson, "I Do Not Hook Up" (Live at House of Blues, Boston)PHOTOS: Kelly Clarkson at House of Blues VIDEO + REVIEW: Kelly Clarkson at...
By Carly Carioli  |  September 09, 2009


Play by Play: August 28, 2009

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  August 28, 2009

Cirque de Soliel at Agganis Arena


Lofty artistic statements aside, Cirque du Soleil shows tend to be long on spectacle but short on traditional narrative structure. Frankly, we’re fine with that,...
By Scott Kearnan  |  August 24, 2009

Play by play: August 21, 2009

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  August 21, 2009
Cirque du Soleil: Alegría arena show

Cirque du Soleil: Alegría arena show


  Whether Cirque du Soleil is in its enormous big top or squatting in an off-season hockey stadium, it always drops jaws. Expect no less...
By Shaula Clark  |  August 18, 2009
Katy Perry at Agganis Arena

Katy Perry at Agganis Arena


Anyone who names her pet “Kitty Purry” and hauls around a giant inflatable purple pussy must be a fan of wordplay, so we know Katy...
By Shaula Clark  |  July 22, 2009


Twitter-to-win tickets to see @KatyPerry in Boston!

Twitter-to-win tickets to see @KatyPerry in Boston!


MORE PHOTOS: Katy Perry at House of Blues, Boston. PHOTO CREDIT: Eric Baumann. Those of you who remember our Britney ticket giveaway already know the...
By Carly Carioli  |  July 10, 2009
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Photos: Demi Lovato at Agganis Arena

Demi Lovato and KSM, live at Agganis Arena, June 26, 2009
Demi Lovato and KSM, live at Agganis Arena, June 26, 2009
By LUCY SHERMAN  |  July 10, 2009
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Slideshow: Kings of Leon at Agganis Arena

Kings of Leon, live at Agganis Arena
Kings of Leon live at Agganis Arena, April 18, 2009
By CARINA MASTROCOLA  |  April 24, 2009
Flight of the Conchords

Flight of the Conchords


 Getting your fiction/reality crossover acts confused? Flight of the Conchords are a successfu...
By Shaula Clark  |  March 16, 2009

Play by play: February 20, 2009

A compilation of theater productions in and around Boston
Plays A to Z
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  February 17, 2009


Play by play: February 13, 2009

A compilation of theater productions in and around Boston
Plays A to Z
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  February 10, 2009

Action steps

The Killers go through some new motions
The Killers go through some new motions
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  January 20, 2009

NO PLACE LIKE HOME II: “COMICS COME HOME”


Denis Leary may be convinced there’s no cure for cancer, but the Cam Neely Foundation sure as hell ...
By Shaula Clark  |  November 12, 2008
DANCER IN THE DARK: THE KILLERS

DANCER IN THE DARK: THE KILLERS


 If you’ve already rocketed out of nowhere to drop one of 2004’s biggest chartbusters and then...
By Shaula Clark  |  October 30, 2008