bestnom1000x50

Orpheum Theatre

Latest Articles

List_019_Edward-Sharpe-And-

Photos: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros at the Orpheum Theatre

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros perform live at the Orpheum Theatre on May 12, 2012.
May 12, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  May 21, 2012
es4

Mixing and matching with Ed Sheeran

Judging by outward appearances, Ed Sheeran is not your typical pop sensation.
Eclectic shock
By ANNIE ZALESKI  |  April 13, 2012
Listen: Ryan Adams covering Galaxie 500's "Blue Thunder" last night at the Orpheum

Listen: Ryan Adams covering Galaxie 500's "Blue Thunder" last night at the Orpheum


Caught about 90 minutes of RYAN ADAMS's solo set at the Orpheum last night -- and um, not in the mood to be all rock-criticky...
By Carly Carioli  |  December 09, 2011
list_Allman_66

Photos: Allman Brothers Band at the Orpheum Theatre

The Allman Brothers Band took the stage at the Orpheum Theatre November 29, 2011.
Orpheum Theatre | November 29, 2011
By MILES WEAVER  |  December 02, 2011
[live review] Allman Brothers Band at the Orpheum Theatre November 29

[live review] Allman Brothers Band at the Orpheum Theatre November 29


PHOTO BY MILES WEAVER Brett Milano reports on last night's Allman Brothers Band show at the Orpheum, the first of a four-night stand: The Allman...
By Jon Garelick  |  November 30, 2011
ATE_IMG_2751_list

Photos: Airborne Toxic Event + Mona at the Orpheum Theatre

Airborne Toxic Event and Mona perform live at the Orpheum Theatre on November 19, 2011.
November 19, 2011 | Orpheum Theatre
By STEPHANIE ROSE  |  November 25, 2011


smashingpumpkins_list

Billy Corgan dishes on the 20th anniversary of Gish — one smashing debut record

The saturation of album anniversary celebrations has gotten out of hand in recent years.
Tales from the Pumpkin patch
By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  October 21, 2011
Yet another full album stream of Ryan Adams "Ashes and Fire"

Yet another full album stream of Ryan Adams "Ashes and Fire"


Sure, we've been listening to it on NPR for a week. But now I can stream the new RYAN ADAMS record without leaving thephoenix.com --...
By Carly Carioli  |  October 04, 2011

The Week In Geek, June 13-20: All Over the Place, Just Like the Doppler


So since the weather looks absolutely atrocious today through Wednesday and completely uncertain thereafter, Laser Orgy has provided you with a variety of indoor-outdoor events....
By Kelly Dickinson  |  June 13, 2011
Weezer-(2)_list

Photos: Weezer at the Orpheum Theatre

Weezer perform live at the Orpheum Theatre on December 14, 2010.
Weezer | Orpheum Theatre | December 14, 2010
By STEPHANIE ROSE  |  December 17, 2010
111_weez_list

Pre-Weezer: The Metal Years

Rivers' edge
Rivers' edge
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  December 10, 2010


1111_weez_list

Weezer: The Early Years

When Rivers Cuomo, Weezer wunderkind and Harvard-educated overachiever, sets his mind to something, he is nothing if not meticulous.
Rivers Cuomo reflects on the making of 'Blue' and Pinkerton
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  December 04, 2010
111_rrr_liytds

Ra Ra Riot graduate to the indie elite

When you listen to Mathieu Santos, you might imagine that Ra Ra Riot have enjoyed a charmed rise to indie fame, everything coming a little too easy for the erstwhile college students.
Senior project
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  November 26, 2010
1010_lcd_lsit

Photos: LCD Soundsystem at the Orpheum

LCD Soundsystem live at the Orpheum Theatre on September 28, 2010
LCD Soundsystem live at the Orpheum Theatre on September 28, 2010
By NINA MASHUROVA  |  October 08, 2010

[phlipcam video] LCD Soundsystem @ the Orpheum


Me attempting to review last night's LCD Soundsystem show at the Orpheum can best be likened to me reviewing pizza. Or my parents. My fanboy...
By Michael C. Walsh  |  September 29, 2010
Lawsuit: Whitesnake pony up $40k for unleashing the rock

Lawsuit: Whitesnake pony up $40k for unleashing the rock


If you're one of those sleazy lowlifes that's always on the prowl for the next slip-and-fall scam to make some fast cash, then do I...
By Michael C. Walsh  |  July 02, 2010


Janelle-Monae_list

Photos: Janelle Monáe at the Orpheum Theatre

Janelle Monáe, live at the Orpheum Theatre, on June 2, 2010 .
Janelle Monáe at the Orpheum Theatre | June 2, 2010
By LINDSEY PAYSON  |  June 11, 2010
Erykah Badu with Janelle Monáe

Erykah Badu with Janelle Monáe


Erykah Badu knew exactly what she was doing when she asked Bad Boy bad girl Janelle Monáe to join her on this tour. From what...
By webteam  |  June 01, 2010
1005_jmo_list

More than human

It’s hard to talk about Janelle Monáe when your jaw’s fallen off.
Janelle Monáe is about to take over the planet
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  May 28, 2010
PHOTOS: Pat Metheny at the Orpheum

PHOTOS: Pat Metheny at the Orpheum


 All photos by Tim Bugbee "Pat Metheny rolled into the Orpheum Thursday night with his Orchestrion, an assemblage of instruments all under his control. And...
By Lisa Spinelli  |  May 24, 2010
1005_meth_list

Complete control

Let’s put aside for now the philosophical questions about a player/composer’s need for control, and whether there’s any qualitative difference between the music said player/composer writes for himself and what he writes for himself with other people, or
Pat Metheny, live at the Orpheum Theatre, May 20, 2010
By JON GARELICK  |  May 21, 2010


Pat Metheny at the Orpheum

Pat Metheny at the Orpheum


Check out Jon Garelick's review of Pat Metheny's Orchestrion (Nonesuch) in last week's "Off the Record" and then catch Metheny - who you can bet...
By webteam  |  May 19, 2010
June 6 | Erykah Badu at the Orpheum Theatre

June 6 | Erykah Badu at the Orpheum Theatre


Great music appeals to multiple senses. Our eyes pop when we see Beyoncé shake her brightly bejeweled booty; when Aretha Franklin takes the stage, we...
By Scott Kearnan  |  May 17, 2010
OTR051410_metheny_list

Pat Metheny | Orchestrion

The “orchestrion” is a Rube Goldberg-like contraption that empowers Metheny in one-man-band format to trigger a variety of percussion and other instruments as he plays guitar.
Nonesuch (2010)
By JON GARELICK  |  May 14, 2010
Wilco-at-Orpheum_01_list

Photos: Wilco at the Orpheum

Photos from Wilco's Boston stop on his 2010 tour
Wilco, live at the Orpheum, on April 6, 2010
By ERIC BAUMANN  |  April 09, 2010
Brazilian Singer-Songwriter Caetano Veloso (PERFORMANCE HAS BEEN CANCELLED)

Brazilian Singer-Songwriter Caetano Veloso (PERFORMANCE HAS BEEN CANCELLED)


(THIS PERFORMANCE HAS BEEN CANCELLED)The great Brazilian singer-songwriter Caetano Veloso returns to town on the heels of the release of his new zii e zie...
By webteam  |  April 07, 2010


1004_abev_list

Strange brew

Abe Vigoda (the band) celebrated the 89th birthday of Abe Vigoda (the man) by staying up till 5 am.
Abe Vigoda are smart enough to stay weird
By REYAN ALI  |  April 02, 2010
Vampire Weekend at the Orpheum

Vampire Weekend at the Orpheum


Vampire Weekend don't do anything incredibly original. (Unless, of course, you're 17 and have never heard a lick of Paul Simon.) But they sure know...
By Ian Sands  |  March 15, 2010
1003_rollins_list

Sonny, Pat, and all the cats

The primo jazz event of the spring will be SONNY ROLLINS 's concert at Symphony Hall on April 18 (bso.org). The great master saxophonist and peerless improviser often hits town in April, and this time it's to kick off his 80th-birthday tour. Whew.
Names you know and names you should
By JON GARELICK  |  March 12, 2010
Tegan-Sara-orpheum-thumb

Photos: Tegan and Sara at the Orpheum

Photos of Tegan and Sara performing at the Orpheum
Tegan and Sara, live at the Orpheum Theatre, on February 13, 2010
By MARCUS GUTTENPLAN  |  February 19, 2010