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Courageous Men and Mighty Good Boys

On THURSDAY (the 21st) it's last call for local singer/songwriters IAN FITZGERALD and lovely songbird ALLYSEN CALLERY at Aldrich House (110 Benevolent St., PVD), while HOPE ANCHOR (75orLess Records) plays the Parlour on North Main St (formerly the Penal
Mix it up
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 22, 2013

Javelin is back

The weekend roars in with some killer shows slated for FRIDAY (the 1st): SIX STAR GENERAL , BROADCASTER , LLOYD'S LLAMAS , and SUICIDE BILL at Firehouse 13 ($5, 401.270.1801).
Plus, Detroit Rebellion hit Manton Ave.
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 01, 2013

From Lolita to Vance

Last call for a heavy-duty metal feast on THURSDAY (the 24th) at Dusk with LOLITA BLACK headlining along with INSUFFERABLE INGRATE, TONGUE DYNASTY, and WORSE OFF ALIVE; dial 401.714.0444 for details.
Plus, Boo City boogies down to Local 121
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 25, 2013
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Get ready for looney tunes and merry melodies

With the Apocalypse officially behind us (the Mayans need to get their shit together), let's focus on what's in store for some of Rhode Island's finest musical acts in 2013.
Bring on the new stuff
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 28, 2012

Ravi Shavi, Atlantic Thrills hit N. Main

Last call for a pair of fantastic shows in the Provy area on THURSDAY (the 29th): the Low Anthem's JOCIE ADAMS performs a solo set with special guests ANNIE & THE BEEKEEPERS at Firehouse 13 (401.270.1801).
Parlour Bells
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 30, 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


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Six Star General’s Kyle Jackson takes a solo trip Into the Woods

On his second solo release under the moniker 15er, guitarist Kyle Jackson abandons the sonic boom often lowered with his mates in Six Star General in favor of ambient, stargazing electronica.
Space jams
By CHRIS CONTI  |  November 09, 2012

Halloween fun and more!

How's your FRIDAY (the 26th) shaping up? Head downtown and start it off with a sonic boom.
Monster mash
By CHRIS CONTI  |  October 26, 2012

Big Nazo get funky

On FRIDAY (the 28th), look out for the BIG NAZO BAND hopping aboard the mothership when GEORGE CLINTON & PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC return to Lupo's; Clinton walked into the Nazo Lab awhile back and eventually invited them to join the P-Funk party at
Plus, the Midnight Creeps are back!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 28, 2012
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Rolling into Rocktember

Not so fast, Rocktober — the month of September boasts two outstanding festivals on the next two Saturdays.
Festival season isn’t over yet
By CHRIS CONTI  |  September 07, 2012

Friday the 13th fun and much more!

Last call for local singer-songwriter JESSE LIAM performing at Sidebar Bistro (401.421.7200) on THURSDAY (the 12th).
Get lucky
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 13, 2012


More fireworks(1)

This typically-quiet stretch of summer on the live circuit still boasts some nice highlights for the upcoming week.
From Galvanize to Skid Row!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 06, 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

Bang your head ...

Last call to catch legendary German thrash-metal trio DESTRUCTION (celebrating 30 years in the headbanging biz) invading the Met with VITAL REMAINS , WARBINGER , and PATHOLOGY ; doors at 6 pm and tickets are $20; call 401.729.1005.
... with Destruction, Dropdead, more!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 18, 2012

From Big Rush to Tig & Bean

Last call for local rap crew REZIZTANZE at Fête (401.383.1112) or SARAH & THE TALL BOYS at Cady's Tavern (401.568.4102) on THURSDAY (the 26th).
Now hear this
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 27, 2012
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Seven days a week

On THURSDAY (the 19th), it's last call for Springfield, MA rhymer TABLEEK and PVD duo DIRTYDURDIE at Fête (congrats on the Best Hip-Hop Venue win in our readers' poll last week); dial 401.383.1112.
From Boo City to Weedeater
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 20, 2012


Friday the 13th fun, and more!

Map out a big weekend on the live circuit here: On FRIDAY (the 13th), buckle up for HANK SINATRA JR. , BRUNT OF IT , and GIRL HAGGARD at Firehouse 13 (401.270.1801).
Get lucky
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 13, 2012
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Six Star General get into the groove on Splinter

Six Star General continue to crank out top-shelf indie-rock records, and their eighth studio effort, Splinter , finds guitarist Kyle Jackson, drummer Dan Ulmschneider, and bassist/vocalist Mark MacDougall peaking hard through concise and potent bursts o
Psychedelic embrace
By CHRIS CONTI  |  March 16, 2012

Boo City and She Rides get ready for SXSW

On FRIDAY (the 2nd), local booty-shaking crew BOO CITY will perform two full sets at their SXSW "Fun-raiser" at Fête; there will be plenty of raffles, prizes, guest appearances, and AfroSonic spinning between sets; $5 at the door, call 401.383.1112 for
Austin calling
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  March 02, 2012

Righteous rock

On THURSDAY (the 19th), feel the funk with the DENNIS McCARTHY BAND free-of-charge at Nick-a-Nee's (401.861.7290).
Great music for great causes
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 20, 2012
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Six Star General and the Blood Moons hit the vinyl

It was another year and another 20 or so releases from 75orLess, the Warren-based independent label run by Mark MacDougall, which cleaned up in our Best Music Poll, with 75orLess artists voted victorious in nine categories.
Spin the black circle
By CHRIS CONTI  |  January 20, 2012


Party like it’s 2012!!

Last call for TONY JONES & THE CRETIN 3 along with FALL & BOUNCE on THURSDAY (the 29th) at JR's Bourbon Street Rock House in Cranston (forever Mustang Sally's to some of us), call 401.463.3080.
Wild weekend
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 30, 2011

Whole lotta everything

On THURSDAY (the 20th), it's last call for a pair of fun freebies from longtime local faves, as THE WIPPETS play Doherty's East Ave Irish Pub (401.725.1800), while ALLYSEN CALLERY travels to Perks Coffeehouse in Norwood, MA (781.762.5565).
From DirtyDurdie to Duke Robillard
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 21, 2011

Mixing it up(1)

On THURSDAY (the 6th), Ken Casey's Whiskey Republic delivers "Appalachian Celtic Punk" crew CUTTHROAT SHAMROCK from the mountains of east Tennessee.
The Ladies Rock Lab, and more!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 07, 2011

Pro-Fusion

On THURSDAY (the 29th), the Spot Underground hosts PC alums and "waterslide rock" specialists LAST ONE OUT .
Rice Cakes, Coma Coma, more in Warren
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 30, 2011

From Joe to Jesse

Hip-hop heads should get over to the Sunset Bar & Grille in North Provy on FRIDAY (the 23rd), when DIRTYDURDIE (look up their latest mixtape, Rhymanese Diner ) host a 21+ party with DJs Kellan and D-Napp spinning all night, call 401.726.8889.
Plus, quality time with Hank Sinatra Jr.
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 23, 2011


Lots of noise

A last-minute heads-up for two outstanding shows on THURSDAY (the 15th) — a freebie at the Newport Blues Café (401.841.5510) features JOE FLETCHER & THE WRONG REASONS , THE WANDAS , and THE SKINNY MILLIONAIRES , while a big weekend at the Whiske
Plus, singing out against hunger
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 16, 2011
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Melody meets atrophy in Baylies Band

"It's nice to win but that doesn't mean the big clubs want us any more than they did before," acknowledged Eric Baylies, longtime ringleader behind New Bedford-based noise-rock outfit Baylies Band.
Living the dream
By CHRIS CONTI  |  September 02, 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
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75orLess Records and the Apartment's jam-packed celebration

Be sure to get to the Apartment ("where Jake's usedta be") on Saturday, where the mighty 75orLess Records will set up shop for a dual-anniversary bash.
It's a bash!
By CHRIS CONTI  |  July 22, 2011