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From Punky to folky to sultry and more

'Twas a ball-breaking task trying to include all of the quality local music Rhody-based artists cranked out over the past 12 months.
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By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 21, 2012
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Photos: Newport Folk Festival 2012

The Newport Folk Festival takes over Adams State Park in Newport RI on July 28-29, 2012.
Adams State Park, Newport RI | July 28-29, 2012
By RYAN MCMAHON  |  August 03, 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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The year’s best local releases

The Year in Music was pretty damn good to us locals, with noteworthy, often nationally-recognized albums created right here in our backyard.
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By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 23, 2011
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Photos: Providence celebrates 375th Birthday in style

Providence celebrated its 375th birthday at The Providence Performing Arts Center, November 22, 2011.
Providence Performing Arts Center | November 22, 2011
By RICHARD MCCAFFREY  |  November 25, 2011
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Deer Tick, Jeffrey Osborne, and the RISA gang serenade Provy

Mayor Taveras sure knows how to party. The capital city's Department of Arts, Culture & Tourism has co-sponsored more than 200 events over the past six months commemorating the 375th anniversary of Roger Williams arriving here and setting up shop in
Divine party
By CHRIS CONTI  |  November 18, 2011


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Photos: Deer Tick at The Met

Deer Tick performs live at The Met on October 12 & 13, 2011.
Deer Tick performs live at The Met on October 12 & 13, 2011.  
By RICHARD MCCAFFREY  |  October 21, 2011
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Deer Tick celebrate the release of their rollicking new disc

John McCauley got a lust for life — and a dangerous mind. But we already knew that.
Divine inspiration
By CHRIS CONTI  |  October 21, 2011

Monstrous sounds

Last call for DEER TICK playing the second night of their Divine Providence release party on THURSDAY (the 13th) at the Met.
Zounds, Lolita Black, and more!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 14, 2011

Monstrous sounds

Last call for DEER TICK playing the second night of their Divine Providence release party on THURSDAY (the 13th) at the Met.
Zounds, Lolita Black, and more!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 14, 2011
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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


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Out: On a boat with the fraternity of Deer Tick

Deer Tick's energy was met with unbridled enthusiasm by the drunk bro-dudes grabbing each other's shoulders and screaming the chorus to "Easy," while girls decked in Urban Outfitters' latest went wild during "Little White Lies."
Cruising for a boozin'
By LIZ PELLY  |  July 15, 2011

More fireworks

The live circuit remains abuzz during this post-holiday stretch, leading off with a red-hot DEER TICK playing a freebie at Waterplace Park on FRIDAY (the 8th), courtesy of 'BRU's Summer Concert Series (show starts around 7 pm).
Deer Tick, Chachi, and Barn Burning
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 08, 2011

Three-day weekend!!!

Last call for a good one at the wildly-popular Whiskey Republic on THURSDAY (the 26th) (401.588.5158) with SHARKS COME CRUISIN' and Irish folk rockers THE BIBLECODE SUNDAYS (singer/guitarist Ronan MacManus is the brother of Elvis Costello); call 40
No sleep 'til Monday
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 27, 2011
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Firehouse 13 gets a facelift

The walls of the Firehouse 13 cultural center are a deep red now, split by a long, white stripe on the northeast wall, with a bit of black below.
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By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  April 22, 2011
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Review: Joe Fletcher & the Wrong Reasons' dazzling new disc

Joe Fletcher & the Wrong Reasons trump their impressive 2007 debut Bury Your Problems with the forthcoming White Lighter . The disc features an all-star array of acclaimed local artists chipping in — and was completed with the aid of fans who hel
White light, white heat
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 03, 2010


Sound advice: Girl Howdy, Girls Rock!, and more

Flee the cubicle and head to the RISD Museum on FRIDAY for the next Music Friday show featuring GIRL HOWDY .
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 12, 2010

Welcome home: Deer Tick Season is in full swing

Attleboro punk icons NEUTRAL NATION host another It's a Bash! DVD release party at the Met on FRIDAY (the 5th), wisely recruiting THE DIEPODS and FRENZY OF TONGS to open (401.729.1005).
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 05, 2010

Maine Songwriters Association ramps up, Pat Colwell's record, and more

The MAINE SONGWRITERS ASSOCIATION are trying to ramp up their happenings a little.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 23, 2010
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Deer Tick at Lupo's


  Snarl and woe have been hallmarks of Deer Tick's music from the get-go. Singer John McCauley has proven to be a decidedly intimate artist...
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


50 Bands 50 States Alumni: Where Are They Now?

50 Bands 50 States Alumni: Where Are They Now?


This week, we're rolling out our now-annual survey of the best new-ish band in each state in our great nation (The first year we did...
By Ryan Stewart  |  July 08, 2010
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Photos: Providence Best Music Poll Awards at Lupo's

Bands perform and get their BMP awards from the Phoenix at Lupo's.
Providence BMP Awards Concert at Lupo's | June 9, 2010
By RICHARD MCCAFFREY  |  June 11, 2010

It's BiMPy time: Rhode Island Music Awards at Lupo's

Start the weekend off proper.
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 04, 2010
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Fresh heirs

A tip for bands out there trying to impress people with blogs: when choosing the decade you’d like to be mistaken for hailing from, choose wisely.
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By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  May 07, 2010

Deer Tick

At SPACE Gallery, April 4
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By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  April 09, 2010


Welcome back!

It's officially Deer Tick season
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 02, 2010

Deer Tick at SPACE with Those Darlins and Tiger Saw


That said, one of the best shows you can see this month goes down tonight. Deer Tick, the rambunctious country-rock band led by the incorrigible...
By webteam  |  March 31, 2010
Deer Tick + Those Darlins at Jerky's

Deer Tick + Those Darlins at Jerky's


Last year Deer Tick wowed the national critics, dressed up as the Sex Pistols for Halloween (would have loved to have heard their "No Feelings"),...
By webteam  |  March 31, 2010

Those drums and wires

Makeupbreakup + Jon Hope + more
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 29, 2010