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Boston’s (Ob)literati: How to hoist a pint like this town’s greatest writers — past, present, and future

If there's one thing we've always done right here in Boston, it's drinking.

By LUKE O'NEIL  |  March 08, 2013

Out: Richard Davies reconnects his Cardinal roots

Last Thursday was full of surprises at Cambridge's Plough and Stars, as Australian singer/songwriter Richard Davies and one very lucky pick-up band were set to perform the music of Cardinal — the legendary duo whose 1994 homonymous LP was perhaps the mo
On the fly
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  May 18, 2012
the Solstice Circus winter 2011

Photos: Solstice Circus welcome winter at Plough & Stars

Solstice Circus celebrated this year's winter solstice at Plough & Stars in Cambridge on December 22, 2011.
Solstice Circus | Plough & Stars | December 22, 2011
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  December 30, 2011

On the eve of a Codeine reunion, Chris Brokaw reflects on an ultra-prolific path

When it comes to making music, Chris Brokaw is an easy lover.
Promiscuous love
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  December 30, 2011
Meet the Mayor: Plough & Stars

Meet the Mayor: Plough & Stars

Welcome to "Meet the Mayor," a segment in which we interview local Foursquare Mayors in their natural habitats. Plough and StarsPatrick Campbell So, according to...
By Barry Thompson  |  October 14, 2011

Photos: Team Friendship at the Plough and Stars

Team Friendship, the band in residency on Wednesday nights at the Plough and Stars, performs on August 10, 2011.
Plough and Stars | August 10, 2011
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  August 26, 2011


Review: Heaven + Earth + Joe Davis

Joe Davis is the type of character who begs to be profiled.
Cambridge’s own eccentric trash-spelunker
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  April 29, 2011

Photos: A.K.A.C.O.D. at the Plough & Stars

A.K.A.C.O.D. perform live at the Plough and Stars on December 8, 2010.
A.K.A.C.O.D. | Plough & Stars | December 8, 2010
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  December 17, 2010

Photos: Solstice Circus's Autumnal Equinox Show

The Solstice Circus perform a special Autumnal Equinox show at Plough & Stars on September 23, 2010.
Solstice Circus celebrate the "FREAKquinox" at the Plough and Stars
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  October 08, 2010

Dig it!

According to the invoice, 500 copies of the Diamond Mines’ brand new EP, Pave the Whales for Oil , were sent from Syracuse to Boston on January 6 — two whole days ahead of the projected ship date!
Diamond Mines shine all month at the Plough
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  January 27, 2009