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Showcase showdown

And the winner is . . . Torn Shorts! Congratulations to the East Bay quartet on a hard-earned victory at the 2013 WBRU Rock Hunt Finals held last Saturday at the Met.
Torn Shorts triumph at the WBRU Rock Hunt
By CHRIS CONTI  |  April 12, 2013
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The 2013 WBRU Rock Hunt semi-finalists, Pt. 1

Some local pros are in the mix for the 2013 WBRU Rock Hunt title.
Mega-March Madness
By CHRIS CONTI  |  March 15, 2013

Autumning

On THURSDAY (the 18th), it's last call for VUDU SISTER (currently recording a new album at the Columbus Theatre) with HAUNT THE HOUSE and DAN BLAKESLEE at the Salon (401.865.6330), leading into a super-busy weekend.
Plus, the return of Heather Rose
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 19, 2012

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

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

From Courageous men to Jocie Adams

Six straight days of live action on tap here! On FRIDAY (the 4th) Mark Cutler's MEN OF GREAT COURAGE rock out at Nick-a-Nee's (21+, no cover, 401.861.7290).
Six-day sprint
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 04, 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

Monstrous sounds

Last call for DEER TICK playing the second night of their Divine Providence release party on THURSDAY (the 13th) at the Met.
Zounds, Lolita Black, and more!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 14, 2011

Monstrous sounds

Last call for DEER TICK playing the second night of their Divine Providence release party on THURSDAY (the 13th) at the Met.
Zounds, Lolita Black, and more!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 14, 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

Blowing off steam

You can come out now, it's okay. Put Irene in your rearview mirror and prepare for action all weekend and beyond.
Sasquatch, Sleep City, and more!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  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

Lunar lunacy

It's time for eardrum-shredding under the stars on FRIDAY (the 29th) when OLNEYVILLE SOUND SYSTEM bring the ruckus free-of-charge to the Knight Street Library (275 Elmwood Ave, PVD) at 7 pm, part of their weekly outdoor summer concert series.
Wooly Fair goes galactic
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 29, 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
The Brother Kite at AS220

The Brother Kite at AS220


I didn't know about The Brother Kite, but when a pal told me to click through the tracks on their site, it wasn't 45 seconds...
By webteam  |  January 25, 2011
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The Brother Kite's Isolation was worth the wait

The Brother Kite have long excelled at creating damn fine atmospheric fare, dating back to their 2004 self-titled debut album.
The right time
By CHRIS CONTI  |  October 01, 2010


Dropdead, The Body ready to slay AS220

Feel the pain
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 24, 2010

Soundsessioning; plus, Lighting Bolt and Allysen Callery

Last call for a good one going down at AS220 (401.831.9327) on THURSDAY (the 22nd) with makeupbreakup headlining (debuting new stuff from the forthcoming Scents LP) with THE BROTHER KITE , THE PRESS , and CELLAR DOVES ($6).
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 23, 2010

Genre-jumping

WBRU’s free summer concert series at Waterplace Park is in full swing, and expert blues outfit SIT DOWN BABY get the call on FRIDAY (the 25th) at 7:30 pm.
 Plus, Pints For Paws at Nick-A-Nee’s
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 25, 2010