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Javelin is back

The weekend roars in with some killer shows slated for FRIDAY (the 1st): SIX STAR GENERAL , BROADCASTER , LLOYD'S LLAMAS , and SUICIDE BILL at Firehouse 13 ($5, 401.270.1801).
Plus, Detroit Rebellion hit Manton Ave.
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 01, 2013
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Get ready for looney tunes and merry melodies

With the Apocalypse officially behind us (the Mayans need to get their shit together), let's focus on what's in store for some of Rhode Island's finest musical acts in 2013.
Bring on the new stuff
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 28, 2012

New stuff from Boo City, Route .44

Fête Lounge is the place to be FRIDAY (the 9th) for a solid lineup featuring THE INVISIBLE HOURS (CD release) with BROADCASTER , THE DIGS , and the mighty GERTRUDE ATHERTON ; $7 cover at the door, call 401.383.1113.
Celebrate!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 09, 2012

Halloween fun and more!

How's your FRIDAY (the 26th) shaping up? Head downtown and start it off with a sonic boom.
Monster mash
By CHRIS CONTI  |  October 26, 2012

Autumning

On THURSDAY (the 18th), it's last call for VUDU SISTER (currently recording a new album at the Columbus Theatre) with HAUNT THE HOUSE and DAN BLAKESLEE at the Salon (401.865.6330), leading into a super-busy weekend.
Plus, the return of Heather Rose
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 19, 2012

Hit the streets

Action all over on FRIDAY (the 1st): Legendary N'awlins ensemble the DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND blows through the Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall Reeve (508.324.1926), MOGA whips up the waterfront jams at the Ocean Mist in Matunuck (401.782.3740), an
And plan ahead for DudeSmash!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 01, 2012


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Welcome back, Broadcaster

Local indie rock greats Broadcaster may have finally come out from under the proverbial (and literal) black cloud that followed them around for most of last year.
Here they go again
By CHRIS CONTI  |  May 18, 2012

From Big Rush to Tig & Bean

Last call for local rap crew REZIZTANZE at Fête (401.383.1112) or SARAH & THE TALL BOYS at Cady's Tavern (401.568.4102) on THURSDAY (the 26th).
Now hear this
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 27, 2012

Circulating

Lotsa options on tap for FRIDAY (the 6th): welcome back BROADCASTER , headlining an early show at PVD Social Club along with 75orLess Records friends SOMA NOVA and SUICIDE BILL (7pm, 401.454.7177).
Grab your jetpack and get out!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 06, 2012
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The Fortune Healers, Broadcaster, and Makeupbreakup

The Homegrown inbox here at 150 Chestnut never ceases to amaze, with quality submissions coming down the pipe on a weekly basis.
Terrific triple play
By CHRIS CONTI  |  October 14, 2011

Pro-Fusion

On THURSDAY (the 29th), the Spot Underground hosts PC alums and "waterslide rock" specialists LAST ONE OUT .
Rice Cakes, Coma Coma, more in Warren
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 30, 2011


Lots of noise

A last-minute heads-up for two outstanding shows on THURSDAY (the 15th) — a freebie at the Newport Blues Café (401.841.5510) features JOE FLETCHER & THE WRONG REASONS , THE WANDAS , and THE SKINNY MILLIONAIRES , while a big weekend at the Whiske
Plus, singing out against hunger
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 16, 2011
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75orLess Records and the Apartment's jam-packed celebration

Be sure to get to the Apartment ("where Jake's usedta be") on Saturday, where the mighty 75orLess Records will set up shop for a dual-anniversary bash.
It's a bash!
By CHRIS CONTI  |  July 22, 2011

July — already?!?

Last call for THE DOWN & OUTS , THIS IS A MOVEMENT , and the return of COMA COMA to the Met on THURSDAY (the 30th).
Catch these musical fireworks
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 01, 2011

Some fun at the Spot

The Schemers kick off the summer
The Schemers kick off the summer
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 24, 2011

NCL at the NBC

On FRIDAY (the 6th) gigs of choice include a midnight set from THE WANDAS at the Spot Underground (401.383.7133), while GIRL HAGGARD headline at AS220.
Plus, Madonnarama! at MWN
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 06, 2011


Put the shovel away

High-powered punk starts your FRIDAY (the 14th) as Firehouse 13 hosts BRUNT OF IT with ASHERS and others (401.270.1801), while VIOLENT HISTORY (ex-Rhythmafia), THE USUAL SUSPECTS , THE PARAPLEGICS , THE MIDNIGHT CREEPS , and more invade Club H
A double dose of Six Star General
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 14, 2011
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Winter Providence music preview: Bring the new noise

Adios, 2010. No time for looking back now, though. We have the exclusive scoop on some of the area's best bands and just how they plan to rock your world in 2011. And this is just a taste of what's in store for RIers from some of our favorite local mus
Prayers for Atheists, Broadcaster, Kanerko, and more
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 31, 2010

The weekender

A busy FRIDAY (the 17th) includes TONY JONES & THE CRETIN 3 , GRAVESIDE SERVICE , and YOUR MOMMA'S TRASH among the acts hosting a "Very Twisted Xmas Party" at Blaze's Billiards in West Warwick; 21+ and $5 at the door, call 401.615.7677.
A "very twisted XMas" and beyond!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 17, 2010

High-quality: From Allysen Callery to Coma Coma

Ladies first for your FRIDAY (the 15th): ALLYSEN CALLERY headlines at the Speakeasy (below Local 121) with ANNA COOGAN and LELAND SUNDRIES ($6, 401.274.2121), JERI & THE JEEPSTERS play a freebie at Striker's (401.615.7708) deep in the Coven
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 15, 2010

Wild weekend! From Johnny Lingo to Tinsel Teeth

From Johnny Lingo to Tinsel Teeth
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 03, 2010


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Now hear this!

Seven demos in and I'm hooked on Broadcaster.
Hopping on the Broadcaster bandwagon
By CHRIS CONTI  |  August 27, 2010

Soundsessioning; plus, Lighting Bolt and Allysen Callery

Last call for a good one going down at AS220 (401.831.9327) on THURSDAY (the 22nd) with makeupbreakup headlining (debuting new stuff from the forthcoming Scents LP) with THE BROTHER KITE , THE PRESS , and CELLAR DOVES ($6).
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 23, 2010

Low yo yo stuff

From Hollows to Bellows and beyond
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 19, 2010