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The GOP has the nominee from Massachusetts, but Barack Obama’s convention will have more of a Bay State flavor
When the Democratic National Convention convenes next week, delegates will be gathering in North Carolina to renominate a man born in Hawaii, raised in Kansas, and officially residing in Illinois.
A Wicked Good Convention
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| August 31, 2012
Bay State not the bluest
Mr. Faraone’s sidebar to the recent feature “ ‘Tea’ is for Terrorism” states that “Massachusetts is the most socialist, hippie liberal moon-bat enclave in the country.”
Letters to the Boston editor, May 5, 2010
BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS
| May 07, 2010
Bay State with Status and Kids of Survival at North Deering Grange Hall
The young Portland pop phenoms of the Bay State, with a recent EP, The Haunted, added to their discography, are at the North Deering Grange...
| February 17, 2010
Bay State update
Last we left the Bay State, they had turned out the excellent EP Let's Turn This City On , released just over a year ago. In the meantime, they've played the Warped Tour, picked up a booking agent, and worked hard on their live show. Their new three-s
A three-song EP for the holidays
| November 27, 2009
If a big-league indie pop festival falls in Bangor, will anyone hear it?
It's Maine's first large-scale indie music festival
| August 14, 2009
Scrutiny of the bounty
I'm an enthusiastic guy, and maybe prone to hyperbole from time to time, but it's hard to argue that 2008 wasn't an all-time banner year for music created here in the Portland area.
Was 2008 the best year ever for local music releases?
| December 23, 2008
Bright lights, big band
The Bay State, born and nurtured at UMaine-Machias, are right in my personal wheelhouse: smart lyrics, huge choruses, and they edge outside your standard instrumentation.
The Bay State Turn This City On
| September 25, 2008
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