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Stars aligned

The days are growing shorter, the magazines are (well, barely) getting larger and meatier, and the first batch of cider doughnuts is on the way real soon: all sure signs of autumn, as is the bountiful crop of prestigious concerts coming our way this se
Cult heroes and superstars dot the region's fall concert calendar
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  September 18, 2009
Live review: Antje Duvekot at Club Passim

Live review: Antje Duvekot at Club Passim


 

Midway through her set at Club Passim last Friday, right before covering Woody Guthrie’s “Deportee,” Antje Duvekot remarked on something she’d read about the Great Depression. “Lighthearted entertainment became important to people,” said the Somerville-based singer-songwriter. “They needed it to get them through it.” A beat of silence, and then laughter rose from the crammed, brick-walled, basement folk club.

The unstated punch line of Duvekot’s self-depreciating joke had been made evident by the first half of her show, the second of four sold-out gigs promoting her just-released second studio album, The Near Demise of the High Wire Dancer (Black Wolf Records). Duvekot, who’s become one of Boston’s folk darlings over the past five years or so, writes songs soaked in
By Caitlin E. Curran  |  March 24, 2009

Winning losers

Every last one of you who votes in our Best Music Poll is a treasure; but blessed are those who write-in.
Stand up for your write(-ins)
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  May 07, 2008
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Boston music news: January 4, 2008

“I am a new artist,” says 65-year-old soul/R&B/gospel singer LEE GENESIS .
Notes on Lee Genesis and Antje Duvekot
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  January 02, 2008

Save the dates, and get your tickets

Here’s a guide to some you might want to buy early for, a few of which have already been rescheduled due to recent snowstorms.
Music seen: 2008 in preview
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  December 26, 2007
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Wishin’ ’n’ hopin’

You couldn’t have assembled a more diverse lineup for the finals of this year’s WBRU Rock Hunt.
The Sleazies top Resin and Street Credit at the ’BRU Rock Hunt
By BOB GULLA  |  February 22, 2006