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Fête and Dusk are stepping it up

While Providence clubs and live venues seem to come and go "in this economy" (RIP Club Hell and the 201), two band- and fan-friendly venues are stepping up as viable outlets focused on delivering a wide array of artists and musical styles, from heavy met
Class acts
By CHRIS CONTI  |  January 27, 2012

Rollin' into winter

Last call THURSDAY (the 15th) to check out TORN SHORTS (pick up the excellent debut, Life On a River ) playing Dusk on Harris Ave.
No Jingle Bell Rock in this lineup
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 16, 2011
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Reason to Fight come out swinging with Blue Collar Pride

"Hard Working, Hard Drinking, Hard Core," the closing cut from Reason to Fight's new disc, Blue Collar Pride , ably delivers the veteran punk quartet's mission statement.
Here’s the beef
By CHRIS CONTI  |  November 25, 2011

Freebies with Six Star, The McGunks, more!

A fistful of freebies start on Friday.
The nice price
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 22, 2011

Hometown throwdown

On FRIDAY (the 1st), stop by the Speakeasy under Local 121 (401.274.2121) and catch BECKY CHACE with opening guest SEAN KENNEDY .
Meet the Beard Brothers!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 01, 2011

Getting over Stupid

On FRIDAY (the 4th), head downtown to check out the TIPTONS SAXOPHONE QUARTET at the Speakeasy (under Local 121, 401.621.6123), or check out the Chace brothers in action when THE PROPELLERS play the Apartment (401.228.7222) with Woosta-based guests
Plus, Welcome Home, Roz & the Rice Cakes
By PROVIDENCE MUSIC STAFF  |  March 04, 2011


In like a lion

Let the madness begin on FRIDAY (the 25th) when D.R.I. , P.O.W. , THE DOOSH BAGS , THE PARAPLEGICS , and more invade Club Hell (8 pm, 401.709.3923).
Arcing in the Bucket, the Inclined return
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 25, 2011

From Lolita Black to Big Rush

Human bull rides, anyone? Last call to join the EXTRAORDINARY RENDITION BAND at the Salon (57 Eddy Street, Providence) TONIGHT (Thursday (the 17th), as ERB raises funds for a trip to Austin, TX — with cowboy karaoke, line dancing, and human bull ride
Loud and proud
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 18, 2011

From I, Destroyer to Dipset

No excuses — something for everyone on FRIDAY (the 11th), including East Bay greats THE PROPELLERS (75or Less Records) playing the New Wave Cafe in New Bedford (508.984.0080).
Out in the streets
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 11, 2011

Dig outta the house

A metalhead FRIDAY (the 4th) includes an all-ages tilt at Club Hell (7 pm, 401.709.3923) with DEATH ANGEL , VIOLENT HISTORY (ex-members of Rhythmafia and I, Destroyer), HEXEN , and more.
From Megasus to Skinny Millionaires
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 04, 2011

The Mcgunks and the James Family Benefit

On FRIDAY (the 28th), the 201 presents feisty garage-rock fun with THE FABULOUS ITCHIES , THE DIVIDERS , and ATLANTIC THRILLS (401.454.4581).
Weekending
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 28, 2011


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A guide to the real Rhode Island

Why don't you do yourself a favor and make a belated New Year's resolution to actually enjoy the quirky city you'll call home for the next four, five, six years? To help, we've put together an A-Z survival guide complete with everything you need to know
From A to Z
By DANIEL MCGOWAN  |  January 28, 2011

TLA's Jocie Adams shares her Notions

Firehouse 13 is the place to be his weekend, with JOICE ADAMS (of the Low Anthem) celebrating her lovely solo debut Bed of Notions on FRIDAY (the 21st), with support help from friends THE BARR BROTHERS (of the Slip) and TWAIN , aka TLA's Mat Dav
Rise 'n' shine
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 21, 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

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
Linfinity at Club Hell

Linfinity at Club Hell


Linfinity don't usually rock out, but when they do, they really step on the gas. "Choo Choo Train To Venice" finds the oft-ethereal outfit conjuring...
By webteam  |  November 22, 2010


Thrice as nice: A busy weekend for Six Star General

The weekend starts early on THURSDAY (the 21st) with a busy SIX STAR GENERAL (three shows in three days) performing an early (7 pm) opening set opening for TWO COW GARAGE at Club Hell (401.709.3923).
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 22, 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

Real good times

The Body, Kanerko, and I, Destroyer
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 08, 2010

Dropdead, The Body ready to slay AS220

Feel the pain
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 24, 2010
Xiu Xiu at Club Hell

Xiu Xiu at Club Hell


Photo: FREDDY BAZARGAN "You expect me to be outrageous/I will become extra outrageous," promises Xiu Xiu vocalist Jamie Stewart on "Gray Death." He may or...
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

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
Fucked Up at Club Hell

Fucked Up at Club Hell


Hardcore - straight hardcore, not any exotic modern variation thereof - seemed like an anachronism until Fucked Up proved how valuable they were a few...
By webteam  |  August 31, 2010
Phosphorescent at Club Hell

Phosphorescent at Club Hell


Matthew Houck is eloquent when it comes to ennui. Under the moniker Phosphorescent, the Brooklyn bandleader has displayed an expertise in ethereal - using, say,...
By webteam  |  August 11, 2010

Bring the noise

New Hemlok; What Cheer? in the park
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 06, 2010


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Turning it up

It's hard to believe the Coming Weak have been in business for only three years, now considered alt-rock veterans around these parts and known for their consistently precise and energetic live set.
The Coming Weak mean it, man
By CHRIS CONTI  |  July 30, 2010
The Whigs at Club Hell

The Whigs at Club Hell


Hmm, I thought the Whigs had a bit of jangle to 'em. That must have been a long time ago, when the Georgia boyz were...
By webteam  |  July 13, 2010
G.B.H. at Club Hell

G.B.H. at Club Hell


Back when G.B.H. was a snot-nosed protest outfit, album titles like City Baby Attacked by Rats could make fans giggle and shiver simultaneously. Shock value...
By webteam  |  July 13, 2010

Downtown-bound: The capital city heats up

Sure, "Mrs. Robinson" was the "breakthrough hit" for Evan Dando and his LEMONHEADS back in the early '90s, but scour your local cutout bin and dig up the criminally-underrated Come On Feel the Lemonheads .

By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 09, 2010