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Who needs Austin? Keep it local ...

On FRIDAY (the 15th), the Spot Underground hosts Brooklyn's DOPAPOD with guests MATT CAREY and FIKUS (401.383.7133).
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By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  March 15, 2013

Hot August nights

Have you experienced THE BROTHER KITE onstage yet? Make a point to hit up Local 121 (401.274.2121) on FRIDAY (the 17th), as we're impatiently awaiting TBK's next album.
And Some afternoon fun!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 11, 2012

Marching on

As if you needed another reason to visit Mardi Gras in Cranston (401.463.3080): last call to catch TONY JONES & THE CRETIN 3 with FALL & BOUNCE and something called NECROPHILIAC MEAT CIRCUS on THURSDAY (the 15th).
Lots to celebrate this week!!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  March 16, 2012
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PHOTOS: Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame: Inaugural ceremony and concert

The Met hosts the inaugural ceremony and concert for the Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame on February 26, 2012 at the Met.
The Met | Sunday, February 26, 2012
By RICHARD MCCAFFREY  |  March 02, 2012
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The first class: The Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame's 2012 inductees

Rick Bellaire, one of the organizers of the new Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame, says he sees it all the time: locals unaware that a prominent, national act has Rhody ties.
Ocean state hit parade
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  February 24, 2012

A wild week

On THURSDAY (the 12th), last call for ol-skool rap heads to reconvene at the Apartment for Throwback Thursdays starring DJ STERBYROCK and party host/lyricist META P ; 21+ and no cover, call 401.228.7222 for details.
Eight days of fun (and another holiday)
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 13, 2012


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Local heroes at the Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame

Rick Bellaire, one of the chief organizers of the new Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame, had an early feel for the state's gifts to the national culture.
Honor Roll
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  January 13, 2012

Rumblin’ in Attleboro

Last call for AS220's CRISS CROSS ORCHESTRA closing out the 2011 Burnside Park concert series on THURSDAY (the 25th).
The McGunks, Throttles, and more!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 26, 2011

Sounds of the city

Last call for THURSDAY (the 18th) for Brooklyn honky-tonkers THE SWEETBACK SISTERS playing the Towers in Narragansett ($15, 7 pm), leading into a busy stretch of great local shows.
The Providence Music Fest, and more
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 19, 2011

Hit the sauce

Come find us at the Salon on THURSDAY (the 10th) high-posting in the basement with DJS WAY O'MALLEY AND NO GO GO spinning assorted party jams; 21+ and no cover all night, call 401.865.5330.
The Low Anthem, Green Day, and more
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  March 11, 2011
Roomful of Blues at the Met

Roomful of Blues at the Met


A few nights ago a holiday mix tape stopped off at Roomful of Blues' romp through "Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow"...
By webteam  |  December 14, 2010


John Cafferty & the Beaver Brown Band at the Ocean Mist

John Cafferty & the Beaver Brown Band at the Ocean Mist


John Cafferty & the Beaver Brown Band rocked Rhode Island for decades, made a national splash with "On the Dark Side," and continue to reunite...
By webteam  |  November 22, 2010
Roomful of Blues at the Ocean Mist

Roomful of Blues at the Ocean Mist


Loads of permutations, endless miles of highway, lots and lots of gin mills - call Roomful of Blues a living tradition. Call 'em one of...
By webteam  |  August 24, 2010

Musical fireworks: Lingo + the Philharmonic + the Lips

A trio of nice Downcity shows to ease into a big weekend on FRIDAY (the 2nd), starting with a pair of former Rock Hunt winners.
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 02, 2010

See ya, '09!

Forget those gift cards burning a hole in your pocket and catch some good shows around to close out '09.
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 25, 2009
Roomful of Blues at Chan’s

Roomful of Blues at Chan’s


Lotsa horns, gigantic grooves, and the easy camaraderie of a band that works all the time. Maybe Roomful of Blues will throw some fa-la-la-la-la into...
By webteam  |  December 22, 2009


Work the weekend

Potent triple dip at the Common Pub
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 27, 2009
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Taking care of business

Boston is one of the healthiest markets for live roots music in the country. Here are the 10 roots shows we don't want to miss this fall.
Digging for gold in the roots and world-music scene
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  September 18, 2009
Charlestown Seafood Festival

Charlestown Seafood Festival


 Stroll the grounds of Ninigret Park, Old Route 1, Charlestown, and you'll encounter dalliance after dalliance. Scrumptious lobster roll here, clowns on stilts there. Look...
By webteam  |  August 04, 2009
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Thom's tracks

Local icon Thom Enright has influenced and devoted his time and talents to so many legendary bands in our region, it's no wonder that some of the biggest names around are gathering at the Hi-Hat this Sunday to pay tribute to the master musician, who is
For the benefit of Mr. Enright
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX  |  November 05, 2008