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Boo City and Fall & Bounce strut their stuff

Fall & Bounce and Boo City are two bands catching a pretty good buzz from 2012 debut albums, as well as acclaimed live shows (e.g., Boo City's set at this year's Foo Fest).
Get into the groove
By CHRIS CONTI  |  September 14, 2012

Got riffs?

In need of some good old-fashioned heavy metal riffs and shredding?
Thrillhouse certainly does
By CHRIS CONTI  |  August 24, 2012

Got riffs?

In need of some good old-fashioned heavy metal riffs and shredding?
Thrillhouse certainly does
By CHRIS CONTI  |  August 24, 2012

Whole lotta shakin’ goin’ on at AS220’s Foo Fest

Get ready to work up a nice lather dancing the entire day away at AS220's annual block party known as Foo Fest.
Bounce to this!
By CHRIS CONTI  |  August 10, 2012

The artist who stayed behind

I meet Peter Glantz in front of the faded Atlantic Mills complex in Olneyville and we walk around back.
Olneyville Stories
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  August 26, 2011

Roz Raskin and the Rice Cakes break out the Monster jams

Roz Raskin returned to scene of the crime last weekend, all smiles on Empire Street prior to the Rice Cakes' outdoor set at Foo Fest.
You gotta stay positive
By CHRIS CONTI  |  August 19, 2011


Foo Fest headliner Andrew W.K.

Andrew W.K. is a wild man who wails through songs that usually boast a blitzkrieg temperament.
On creating a safe place to go crazy, translating the subconscious, and finding support and inspiration in providence
By JIM MACNIE  |  August 12, 2011

Photos: Foo Fest 2010 at AS220

Foo Fest's slam poetry, music, and exhibits come to AS220 on August 14, 2010.
Foo Fest | AS220 | August 14, 2010
By KELLY PHILLIPS  |  August 20, 2010

AS220's Fairey mural in progress in Providence

It's a muggy Wednesday and Johan Bjurman stands atop an 85-foot aerial lift along Aborn Street in downtown Providence, a paintbrush in his hand and a thermos of ice water at his side.
The Art of the City
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  August 06, 2010

Poetic chaos

The melodic noise collective known as A Troop of Echoes will unveil their full-length debut Days In Automation next weekend at AS220, hosting their album release party alongside an impressive gathering of local support.
A Troop of Echoes spend Days In Automation
By CHRIS CONTI  |  May 21, 2010


Something for everyone THURSDAY (the 13th), from the roughshod blues of THE KILLDEVILS at Nick-a-Nee's (401.861.7290) to rap icons ONYX at Jerky's Bar (401.621.2244) to diabolical rawk icons SIX FINGER SATELLITE at Everyman (401.751.3630).
Empire Street, Saturday. Nuf sed.

Foo Fest

 AS220 never thinks small. When it's time to celebrate, they shake the hell out of their downcity HQ, turning Providence into Partyville. That's the way...
By webteam  |  August 12, 2009