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Shove the shovel

Last call to get your sexy ass to the Parlour on Valentine's Day THURSDAY (the 14th) and get your grind on with BOO CITY and THE SILKS; dial 401.383.5858 for details.
Dig out and dig in this weekend
By CHRIS CONTI  |  February 15, 2013

Viking Jesus saves!

Is that Yuletide spirit rocking your wallet this month?
Plus, a busy week for Jay Berndt
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 14, 2012

New stuff from Boo City, Route .44

Fête Lounge is the place to be FRIDAY (the 9th) for a solid lineup featuring THE INVISIBLE HOURS (CD release) with BROADCASTER , THE DIGS , and the mighty GERTRUDE ATHERTON ; $7 cover at the door, call 401.383.1113.
Celebrate!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 09, 2012

Best Music Party!

Brace thy eardrums for BAYLIES BAND , OLNEYVILLE SOUND SYSTEM , and HEADLESS NIXON at Fête (401.383.1112) on THURSDAY (the 7th).
Be at the Met on 6.11!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 08, 2012

Chanteuse + the Schemers + more!

Last call for HEMLOK and OCTOPUS TRIANGLE down at Dusk (401.714.0444) on THURSDAY (the 10th), leading us into a great weekend on the live circuit.
Necessities
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 11, 2012

Off the Couch: Twist and crawl

Last call for drinking up the drunken punk at KC's Tap on THURSDAY (the 29th) with THE THROTTLES , THE EVIL STREAKS , DENVER BOOT , and DOG DAY AFTERNOON ; 21+ and $5 at the door (401.722.0150).
Tallahassee, Scarce, and more!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  March 30, 2012


Bowled over

Last call for Downcity action THURSDAY (the 2nd) with ERIC BLOOM performing at Sidebar Bistro (401.421.7200), while DJ DOX ELLIS spins upstairs at the Salon (pickle back shots! 401.865.6330).
From Ear-pummeling to winter bashing
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 03, 2012

Two great freebies

Last call to catch local country-punk heroes GIRL HAGGARD in action at the Met on THURSDAY (the 17th), where Mandy Allan (voted best female vocalist in our 2011 music poll) and the boys open for Nashville Pussy and Supersuckers (wow).
Plus, last chance for What Cheer? in ’11
By CHRIS CONTI  |  November 18, 2011
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The Fortune Healers, Broadcaster, and Makeupbreakup

The Homegrown inbox here at 150 Chestnut never ceases to amaze, with quality submissions coming down the pipe on a weekly basis.
Terrific triple play
By CHRIS CONTI  |  October 14, 2011

Sunday morning rock

Last call for a pair of killer shows THURSDAY (the 4th).
The Half-Marathon and more!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 05, 2011

A double dose of sugar honey iced tea

Last call for JESS POWERS and the ladies of CHANTEUSE at Burnside Park downtown on THURSDAY (the 21st).
Sweet relief
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 22, 2011


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Photos: The Spot Underground's Rock the Block! Party

The Spot Underground hosts their Rock the Block! Party on May 20, 2011.
Rock the Block! Party | May 20, 2011
By RICHARD MCCAFFREY  |  May 27, 2011

Freaky Friday

Head to the Jewelry District on FRIDAY (the 20th) for an early evening block party with N'awlins fave KERMIT RUFFINS and locals ROUTE .44 at the Spot Underground, followed by a raucous nighttime lineup including ANGRY FARMER and SASQUATCH &
Block Party Mania and more!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 20, 2011
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Jess Powers presents sultry sirens at Firehouse 13

The second installment of Chanteuse arrives next weekend at Firehouse 13.
Ladies first
By CHRIS CONTI  |  April 22, 2011

From Lolita Black to Big Rush

Human bull rides, anyone? Last call to join the EXTRAORDINARY RENDITION BAND at the Salon (57 Eddy Street, Providence) TONIGHT (Thursday (the 17th), as ERB raises funds for a trip to Austin, TX — with cowboy karaoke, line dancing, and human bull ride
Loud and proud
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 18, 2011

From I, Destroyer to Dipset

No excuses — something for everyone on FRIDAY (the 11th), including East Bay greats THE PROPELLERS (75or Less Records) playing the New Wave Cafe in New Bedford (508.984.0080).
Out in the streets
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 11, 2011


The Mcgunks and the James Family Benefit

On FRIDAY (the 28th), the 201 presents feisty garage-rock fun with THE FABULOUS ITCHIES , THE DIVIDERS , and ATLANTIC THRILLS (401.454.4581).
Weekending
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 28, 2011

High-quality: From Allysen Callery to Coma Coma

Ladies first for your FRIDAY (the 15th): ALLYSEN CALLERY headlines at the Speakeasy (below Local 121) with ANNA COOGAN and LELAND SUNDRIES ($6, 401.274.2121), JERI & THE JEEPSTERS play a freebie at Striker's (401.615.7708) deep in the Coven
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 15, 2010

Rocktober! Lolita Black is back in action! And more!!

Last call for BIG RUSH and CHRIS DA GREAT headlining a rap bill at AS220 on THURSDAY (the 30th), followed by the highly-anticipated return of LOLITA BLACK (welcome new vocalist Scarlett Delgado) with Sweden’s SUMA , NYC’s UNEARTHLY TRANCE , and
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 01, 2010

Fall, out; plus, the Met is all that

A busy FRIDAY (the 17th) begins in the boonies with LYIN’ BITCH & THE RESTRAINING ORDERS at Dan’s Place in West Greenwich (401.392.3092), while acclaimed pianist SHANNON COREY returns to the Speakeasy at Local 121 (401.454.4581).
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 17, 2010

Whole lotta Foo Fest going on!

There's a little bit of everything in the music segment of AS220's annual Foo Fest — inventive folk, arty hip-hop, girl grooves, brass bands.
The best plan: get there early, stay late
By JIM MACNIE  |  August 13, 2010


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Photos: Providence Best Music Poll Awards at Lupo's

Bands perform and get their BMP awards from the Phoenix at Lupo's.
Providence BMP Awards Concert at Lupo's | June 9, 2010
By RICHARD MCCAFFREY  |  June 11, 2010

It's BiMPy time: Rhode Island Music Awards at Lupo's

Start the weekend off proper.
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 04, 2010
The Rhode Island Music Awards Show at Lupo's

The Rhode Island Music Awards Show at Lupo's


You guys go out, hit the dance floors, blues joints, rock clubs, and folk rooms. Then you deliver your opinions on the crème de la...
By webteam  |  June 01, 2010
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Local heroes, ’09 edition

The Rhode Island music community flourished in 2009, with new full-lengths from the Coming Weak, California Smile, and the pride of Cranston West and official big-leaguers Monty Are I, who released Break Through the Silence in September.
From Suicide Bill & the Liquors to Roz Raskin & the Rice Cakes
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 25, 2009

Blues summit

All-stars at Lupo’s, and more!
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 11, 2009


Work the weekend

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

What to do?

An embarrassment of riches
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 20, 2009

Fall, out!

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

IndieArts mania!

Head down to the Greenwich Hotel THURSDAY (the 16th) and lounge with local acoustic troubadour DANIEL CHASE and Boston's SARAH BORRELLO (her piano-driven cover of "White Rabbit" is insane); never a cover and always 21+, call 401.884.4200 for more.
So much to do, all at once
By PROVIDENCE ARTS STAFF  |  July 17, 2009