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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

Rap ’n’ roots ’n’ ...

THURSDAY (the 1st) marks the return of alt-goth locals HEMLOK , performing at Dusk (a great spot tucked behind Da Hill, 401.714.0444).
Plus, huzzah to the Sidebar!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 02, 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

July — already?!?

Last call for THE DOWN & OUTS , THIS IS A MOVEMENT , and the return of COMA COMA to the Met on THURSDAY (the 30th).
Catch these musical fireworks
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 01, 2011
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Three wicked freakin' awesome free festivals

July is upon us, and Providence is about to ratchet up the al fresco action with an outdoor music festival season sure to satisfy freaks and families alike.
Rockin’ the nice price
By CHRIS CONTI  |  July 01, 2011


Some Sweet Love

Heads up on THURSDAY (the 16th) for a fantastic double bill featuring TALLAHASSEE and THE TOWER & THE FOOL at the Met (401.729.1005).
Plus, BMP champs aplenty!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 17, 2011

In like a lion

Let the madness begin on FRIDAY (the 25th) when D.R.I. , P.O.W. , THE DOOSH BAGS , THE PARAPLEGICS , and more invade Club Hell (8 pm, 401.709.3923).
Arcing in the Bucket, the Inclined return
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 25, 2011

From Sleep City to Sky Jelly

The holidaze are history, so divest your disposable income into some good shows this weekend.
Warm it up
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 07, 2011
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Winter Providence music preview: Bring the new noise

Adios, 2010. No time for looking back now, though. We have the exclusive scoop on some of the area's best bands and just how they plan to rock your world in 2011. And this is just a taste of what's in store for RIers from some of our favorite local mus
Prayers for Atheists, Broadcaster, Kanerko, and more
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 31, 2010
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Sports Blotter: Dead Duck

The saga of the University of Oregon football team grows sadder and sadder.
Oregon's Masoli finally stalls out; plus, a World Cup ambush, and Florida strikes back
By MATT TAIBBI  |  June 25, 2010


These United States at Jerky's

These United States at Jerky's


Sometimes a record grabs you from the get-go. A quick snare drum groove, a pulsing bass line, and a cracking voice declaring "over, baby we're...
By webteam  |  June 01, 2010

Lullabyes to paralyze

Allysen Callery & Friends visit AS220
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 21, 2010

Crossword: ''Battle of the Bands''

Who would win?
Who would win?
By MATT JONES  |  April 30, 2010
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Hello, we’re Johnny Cash

The Nave Gallery in Somerville kicks off its month-long salute to the Man in Black next week.
Stacked all-star tribute/benefit at the RISD Auditorium
By CHRIS CONTI  |  April 02, 2010
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Straight outta Tallahassee

Tallahassee transplant (via Toronto) Kylewilliam Campol absolutely loves to call Rhode Island home, having moved here last May to further his career as a musician and establish the world headquarters for his post-punk outfit Imadethismistake — a move som
Kyle Campol’s Imadethismistake
By CHRIS CONTI  |  March 05, 2010


Candles + caring

Former Best Music Poll nominee Mike Gendron and uncle Pete Gendron team up and unplug at the Greenwich Hotel on THURSDAY (the 4th), rocking the lounge free of charge til 12:30 am.
Bob Marley’s b-day + downcity benefits
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 05, 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
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Running with the Devil

The surge of locally-harvested folk/roots/Americana acts flourishing in Rhode Island continues.
Making a connection with Brown Bird
By CHRIS CONTI  |  October 30, 2009
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Interview: Jesse Eisenberg and Woody Harrelson

Vampires may have taken a bite out of the popular zeitgeist in the past couple of years, but the nearly $25 million in ticket sales that greeted the opening of Zombieland, as it shuffled into theaters this past weekend, just goes to prove that while fles
 Picking the brains of Zombieland 's stars 
By BRETT MICHEL  |  October 09, 2009
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Review: Zombieland

Does it mean anything that Jesse Eisenberg's follow-up to Adventureland is Zombieland and that it also includes a theme park?
Young actors need to make a living too.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 02, 2009


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Doing what comes naturally

Tallahassee make timeless old town music on Wolfe Moon
Tallahassee make timeless old town music on Wolfe Moon
By CHRIS CONTI  |  September 25, 2009

Ziggy lives!

Club Hell starts the weekend off THURSDAY (the 6th) with an early-bird experimental rock show featuring Houston's SCALE THE SUMMIT (currently on tour opening for Dream Theater) with Cranston's CALIFORNIA SMILE , who are reportedly finishing a new rec
And FH13 offers a little bit of everything
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  August 07, 2009
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Getting the boot

Last month, we announced the triumphant return of the Florida State football program to the summit of the sports-crime world.
The Seminoles do it again. Plus, will the real Vontae Davis please stand up?
By MATT TAIBBI  |  July 01, 2009
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Return of the Criminoles

Nothing warms the heart like the return of the Florida State football team to national criminal prominence.
Florida State's wide-receiving corps goes deep. Plus, a Miami big man and his even bigger truck.
By MATT TAIBBI  |  June 05, 2009
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Magic man

If the first quarter of '09 is an indicator of things to come for Theo Martins the Providence-based lyricist had better buckle up for what should be the biggest year in his budding hip-hop career.
Theo Martins kills 'em with kindness
By CHRIS CONTI  |  April 17, 2009


RISD takes to the streets to show 'What We Do'

"What We Do," an unprecedented, student-run event on April 11 at the Rhode Island School of Design, aims to capture, in a frenzied six hours at six locations, the spirit of Providence's most creative and offbeat college.
Bursting the bubble
By MARION DAVIS  |  April 10, 2009
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Wideouts gone wild

Late February is a heavy-arrest period in American sports, for the simple reason that the college-football season is over, spring practices have not yet begun, and they have not yet deployed armed alcohol-sniffing police robots on college campuses arou
Lock the liquor cabinet and hide the keys — it's that time of year again
By MATT TAIBBI  |  February 18, 2009
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Interview: Eugene Mirman

Much like the stand-up that has made him an alt-comedy mainstay, Eugene Mirman's first book, The Will to Whatevs (Harper Perennial), is a freewheeling mix of bemused ironies and trenchantly silly non-sequiturs.
Slow learner
By ROB TURBOVSKY  |  February 17, 2009
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Interview: The Low Anthem

The Low Anthem return home — for just a little while
Riding high
By CHRIS CONTI  |  February 03, 2009