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Photos: Best Music Poll 2011 Awards Party at the Met

Providence Phoenix staffers present  Best Music Poll awards  to local bands at the Met on June 14, 2011.
The Met Cafe | June 14, 2011
By RICHARD MCCAFFREY  |  June 17, 2011
Providence Roller Derby: Old Money Honeys vs. Sakonnet River Roller Rats at the RI Convention Center

Providence Roller Derby: Old Money Honeys vs. Sakonnet River Roller Rats at the RI Convention Center

Be on the lookout for some extra whammo at the season finale of the Providence Roller Derby. The tight competition comes down to the Old...
By webteam  |  November 03, 2010

Swords, cycles, skates — and Scrotie

Sporting venues don't have to be limited to large corporate-sponsored stands full of foam fingers. Some of the more unique — and irreverent — sports teams can be found right in Lil' Rhody's backyard.
Fun 'n' games
By ABIGAIL CROCKER  |  September 03, 2010

Photos: Roller derby in Providence

Providence Roller Derby (with DJ KingEvRock of Bodega Girls) at the Bank of America Skating Center
Roller Derby at the Indie Arts Fest , on July 31, 2010
By KELLY PHILLIPS  |  August 06, 2010
Providence Roller Derby at the RI Convention Center

Providence Roller Derby at the RI Convention Center

Keep your eye on all the nuances that bubble up when the Providence Roller Derby ladies are on the track. A few subtle maneuvers can...
By webteam  |  May 26, 2010

Hell on wheels

There are rules. No hands, no feet, no heads. No tripping, no hitting from the back  — just thighs, hips, upper arms and torso, from the side or front.
Providence roller derby — fast action, big fun, and grrrl power on skates
By MARION DAVIS  |  October 16, 2009

Fall, out!

Beats and rhymes at Milk & Cookies.
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  September 25, 2009


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.
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Passion players

"If music is your passion, then promote it. Get people to your shows. I honestly think people don't push themselves enough."
Rap-rock vets Mastamindz stay the course
By CHRIS CONTI  |  May 29, 2009

One shining moment

Fairhaven won a tight race at the 2009 WBRU Rock Hunt Finals at Lupo's on April 4.
Fairhaven grab the brass ring at the 'BRU rock hunt
By CHRIS CONTI  |  April 10, 2009

The biggest fun in Little Rhody

When you’re in between studies, getting tired of playing beer pong, or looking for something new, here are a few tips for how to make the most of your time in the Ocean State.
Adventures from Westerly to Woonsocket and beyond
By PETER IAN ASEN  |  August 27, 2008


One more time

Back in the spring, a bunch of friends came together to pay tribute to Ken Lyon, at 66, now his fifth decade of making music.
Ken Lyon and the Tombstone visit their back pages
By BOB GULLA  |  August 21, 2007

The good fight

The original lineup of ’90s Prov-rock stalwarts and near-stars Kilgore will be taking the stage together for the first time in eight years for “Fight to Remember.”
Kilgore reunites for cancer benefit; plus, Route .44
By BOB GULLA  |  May 18, 2007

Knives out

A few years back I raved about a band called Holiday.
The new sound of Neo Nouveau; plus Wetlands Preserved
By BOB GULLA  |  August 02, 2006