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Caress and pummel your eardrums

THURSDAY (the 30th) is last call for the lovely sounds of local songbird ALLYSEN CALLERY and her new backing band THE NIGHT KITCHEN at Local 121 (401.274.2121).
Loud quiet loud
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 31, 2012

Chanteuse + the Schemers + more!

Last call for HEMLOK and OCTOPUS TRIANGLE down at Dusk (401.714.0444) on THURSDAY (the 10th), leading us into a great weekend on the live circuit.
Necessities
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 11, 2012

Variety packed

Are you ready for the really, really big rock show kicking off a kickass weekend around Provy?

By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 06, 2012

Lolita Black at AS220!

Last call for a Thanksgiving Eve bash on WEDNESDAY (the 23rd) at the Spot Underground, with SAUCE leading an eight-band lineup which also includes PLASTIC SUNSHINE , STARFORCE TRIO , ABLETHOUGHT , and more.
Hell yes! Plus, ’BRU turns 42 (!) at Lupo’s
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 25, 2011

Whole lotta everything

On THURSDAY (the 20th), it's last call for a pair of fun freebies from longtime local faves, as THE WIPPETS play Doherty's East Ave Irish Pub (401.725.1800), while ALLYSEN CALLERY travels to Perks Coffeehouse in Norwood, MA (781.762.5565).
From DirtyDurdie to Duke Robillard
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 21, 2011

Listen to Dem

Last call for 'BRU Rock Hunt finalists LAST ONE OUT at Ri Ra (401.272.1953) on THURSDAY (the 2nd).
Plus Sarah, Six Star, and Dox
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 03, 2011


Albert Cummings at Chan's

Albert Cummings at Chan's


Photo: JOE MONACO Albert Cummings knows that blue-collar living ain't exactly easy. So he makes party music that, occasionally, has a bit of protest in...
By webteam  |  January 25, 2011
Popa Chubby performs at Chan's

Popa Chubby performs at Chan's


XXL blues guitarist Popa Chubby is a slash 'n' burn kind of guy. When he's tearing at his strings, he's at the top of his...
By webteam  |  January 04, 2011
Aztec Two-Step at Chan's

Aztec Two-Step at Chan's


There was a time when I lapsed into a dreamy reverie whenever Aztec Two-Step's "Highway Song" popped up on a mix tape. The acoustic duo...
By webteam  |  December 21, 2010
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Jeff Byrd & Dirty Finch kick out the laid-back jams

Add Jeff Byrd & Dirty Finch to the conversation when talking up the quality roster of local Americana/alt-country acts within state lines.
Digging their roots
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 17, 2010

Beyond the turkey

Break north on Black FRIDAY (the 26th) and work off the green bean casserole with the JAMES MONTGOMERY BAND , sure to heat up the dance floor at Chan's in Woonsocket (401.765.1900), click on  chanseggrollsandjazz.com  for a special $18 two-fer deal tha
Six Star, hip-hop at the Firehouse 13, and more
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 26, 2010


Ronnie Earl at Chan's

Ronnie Earl at Chan's


The older I get, the more I swoon when a guitarist starts kicking the hell out of a shuffle. Ronnie Earl has been doing this...
By webteam  |  September 28, 2010
Magic Slim at Chan's

Magic Slim at Chan's


I haven't heard an active bluesman sing about prison farms of late - the blues has turned into party music, has it not? - so...
By webteam  |  September 21, 2010

Cobra-Matics x 3

Hit the Box on North Main Street for a good one FRIDAY (the 10th), led by THE JESSE MINUTE and SIX STAR GENERAL , plus THE MOOD , and NEW IDEA SOCIETY ; $5 at the door, call 401.331.8545.
Plus, the Stone Soup Folk Fest
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 10, 2010

Les Dudek at Chan's


I knew he was some kid of guitarzan, but I didn't know he had a blues slant. Les Dudek likes to work a wide palette,...
By webteam  |  August 11, 2010
Tommy Castro at Chan's

Tommy Castro at Chan's


"Me and Lonely were the best of friends," sings Tommy Castro on Hard Believer (Alligator), and that kind of confession helps deepen the mix of...
By webteam  |  May 26, 2010


Greg Abate at Chan's

Greg Abate at Chan's


Whether he's immersing himself in Wayne Shorter's "Infant Eyes" or getting wonderfully blithe with Charles Lloyd's "Forest Flower," Greg Abate is a saxophonist who leans...
By webteam  |  May 26, 2010
John Nemeth at Chan's

John Nemeth at Chan's


John Nemeth starts his new Name the Day! (Blind Pig) with plenty of soul power. The harp-toting vocalist moves through "Breaking Free" with the verve...
By webteam  |  April 21, 2010
Mark Hummel at Chan's

Mark Hummel at Chan's


If you're looking for full-on swagger, Mark Hummel's harmonica tone is pretty damn fine. "Strange Things Happening," from the singer's new Retro-Active (Electro-Fi) is a...
By webteam  |  April 21, 2010
Popa Chubby at Chan's

Popa Chubby at Chan's


A heavy growl, a screaming guitar, and a big respect for raunch - Popa Chubby has everything he needs to squeeze the hell out of...
By webteam  |  February 24, 2010
Matthew Stubbs at Chan's

Matthew Stubbs at Chan's


Whenever Matthew Stubbs isn't helping Charlie Musselwhite blow some minds, he's off perfecting instrumental blues miniatures like "20 Gallons of Beadle Juice." The Boston guitarist...
By webteam  |  February 10, 2010


Dan Moretti at Chan's

Dan Moretti at Chan's


Dan Moretti has been absorbing the nuances of Brazilian and Caribbean grooves for years now. The famed saxophonist has become expert at interpreting the melodies...
By webteam  |  January 27, 2010
Debbie Davies at Chan’s

Debbie Davies at Chan’s


I like the way that Debbie Davies stresses her gruffness. The blues guitarist has a tough side and, as she gives it some play, her...
By webteam  |  December 30, 2009
Roomful of Blues at Chan’s

Roomful of Blues at Chan’s


Lotsa horns, gigantic grooves, and the easy camaraderie of a band that works all the time. Maybe Roomful of Blues will throw some fa-la-la-la-la into...
By webteam  |  December 22, 2009
Jason Ricci

Jason Ricci


Hold Sun Ra and Little Walter in equal sway and you have my attention. Hold your own onstage with Junior Kimbrough and R.L. Burnside and...
By webteam  |  November 17, 2009

The Power of Three


No one has ever doubted Dan Moretti’s chops — the saxophonist has torn up the horn for decades. But he’s put himself to a new...
By webteam  |  October 07, 2009


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Creedence-meets-Waylon

No, there will not be country-fried rockabilly renditions of Kilgore Smudge tunes at the Blackstone when ex-Kilgore frontman Jay Berndt resurrects the Revival Preachers (myspace.com/jayberndt) in what will be only their second show since 2005 (the boys
Jay Berndt resurrects the Revival Preachers
By CHRIS CONTI  |  June 05, 2009