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Photos: Leonard Cohen at the Wang Center
Leonard Cohen performs at the Wang Center on December 15, 2012.
| December 21, 2012
Photos: Neil Young and Patti Smith at the TD Garden
Neil Young & Crazy Horse and Patti Smith perform live at the TD Garden on November 26, 2012.
| December 14, 2012
Jared Mann and friends get Willow on the map
Twenty-three-year-old Jared Mann would be considered the old man among his mates in Willow, a melodic (and mostly instrumental) math-rock trio from the woods of North Smithfield.
Blanketfort social scene
| September 28, 2012
Photos: KISS and Mötley Crüe at the Comcast Center
KISS and Mötley Crüe perform live at the Comcast Center on September 16, 2012.
September 16, 2012
| September 21, 2012
Photos: Jesus and Mary Chain at the Paradise
Jesus and Mary Chain perform live at the Paradise Rock Club on September 11, 2012.
September 11, 2012
| September 21, 2012
Photos: JP Music Fest 2012
This year's JP Music Fest took over Jamaica Pond on September 8, 2012.
September 8, 2012 | Jamaica Pond
LAURA JANE BRUBAKER
| September 14, 2012
B. Dolan rules House of Bees Vol. 2 and Church of Love & Ruin
Mission accomplished for B. Dolan on his latest release, House of Bees Vol. 2 (Strange Famous Records) — he set out to "shatter all expectations conjured by the word 'mixtape.' "
Bless the mic
| July 27, 2012
Photos: Squeeze + B-52s at the Pavilion
Squeeze and the B-52s perform live at the Pavilion on July 11, 2012.
July 11, 2012
| July 20, 2012
Photos: Roger Waters: The Wall at Fenway Park
Roger Waters performs The Wall at Fenway Park on July 1, 2012.
July 1, 2012
| July 06, 2012
Very live at the Met
A couple of weeks ago I wrote a piece about the Met in HD, the low-cost screenings of live Metropolitan Opera productions in movie theaters around the world.
| May 25, 2012
Photos: Boysetsfire at Brighton Music Hall
Boysetsfire performs live at Brighton Music Hall on May 17, 2012.
May 17, 2012
| May 25, 2012
Photos: The Fringe at the Lily Pad
The Fringe perform live at the Lily Pad on May 12, 2012.
May 12, 2012
| May 25, 2012
Photos: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros at the Orpheum Theatre
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros perform live at the Orpheum Theatre on May 12, 2012.
May 12, 2012
| May 21, 2012
Photos: New Orleans Jazz Festival 2012
The New Orleans Jazz Fest, from April 27–May 6, 2012.
April 27–May 6, 2012
| May 11, 2012
Making mouths happy
Good holy God is this JAW GEMS EP decent.
PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| May 04, 2012
Photos: The Providence Phoenix Best of 2012 Party
The Providence Phoenix Best of 2012 Party | Fete Music | April 11, 2012.
Fete Music | April 11, 2012
| April 13, 2012
Photos: Outernational + Patrick Kelleher and his Cold Dead Hands at SXSW 2012
Outernational and Patrick Kelleher and his Cold Dead Hands perform live at SXSW 2012 on March 17, 2012.
Austin TX | March 17, 2012
| March 23, 2012
Photos: Homeboy Sandman at SXSW 2012
Homeboy Sandman performs live at Elysium at SXSW 2012 on March 15, 2012.
Austin TX | March 15, 2012
| March 16, 2012
The 2012 WBRU Rock Hunt semi-finalists, Pt. 2
Two walkoff winners dominated the opening round of the 2012 WBRU Rock Hunt semifinals last weekend, with the Rice Cakes and URI alums Kingston 530 advancing to the final four.
More March Madness!
| March 09, 2012
35 spring arts events to attend in March, April, and May
Super fun shit.
Super fun shit
ALEXANDRA CAVALLO AND MICHAEL C. WALSH
| March 02, 2012
Out: Chasing the ghost of punk with the Ducky Boys
I recall the notion of the Ducky Boys breaking up and getting back together for "one last show" on a regular basis becoming kind of a running joke among cynical punk scene dwellers of the '00s.
Hey, Duck you
| February 24, 2012
Photos: The Kills at Royale
The Kills performed at Royale on Friday, February 3, 2012.
The Kills | Royale | Friday, February 3, 2012
| February 10, 2012
Fête and Dusk are stepping it up
While Providence clubs and live venues seem to come and go "in this economy" (RIP Club Hell and the 201), two band- and fan-friendly venues are stepping up as viable outlets focused on delivering a wide array of artists and musical styles, from heavy met
| January 27, 2012
Tickets on-sale alert: M. Ward, Miike Snow, School of Seven Bells, The Horrors, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Oberhofer, Miniature Tigers + more
Miike Snow are at the House of Blues on April 29Venue Change Gotye | March 29 at the House of Blues [Moved from the Paradise]...
| January 18, 2012
Photos: Caspian at the Middle East Downstairs
Caspian, Constants and Defeater perform live as part of the 9th Annual Last Night On Earth party at the Middle East Downstairs on December 30, 2011.
Caspian + Constants + Defeater | December 30, 2011
| January 13, 2012
Tickets on-sale alert: Beirut, Van Halen, the Joy Formidable, Dum Dum Girls, Snow Patrol, White Rabbits, Chairlift + more
The Joy Formidable are at the Paradise on March 30 POSTPONED Los Campesinos! | January 20 at the Paradise Rock Club [postponed from Jaunaury 19]...
| January 10, 2012
Tickets on-sale alert: The Ting Tings, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Lenny Kravitz, The Slackers, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Yann Tiersen + more
The Ting Tings are at the Paradise on April 9 On Sale Now Lenny Kravitz | January 27 at the Wang Theatre | $35-$64 |...
| January 04, 2012
Shuffling conductors at the BSO, and 10 concerts you should see
There's lots of music to look forward to as we approach the end of winter.
| December 30, 2011
Tickets on-sale alert: All Pigs Must Die, Saul Williams, Kathy Griffin, "American Idiot", Julia Nunes, Elizaveta + more
Saul Williams is at the Brighton Music Hall on February 18 On Sale Now American Idiot | January 24-29 at the Boston Opera House |...
| December 21, 2011
Rollin' into winter
Last call THURSDAY (the 15th) to check out TORN SHORTS (pick up the excellent debut, Life On a River ) playing Dusk on Harris Ave.
No Jingle Bell Rock in this lineup
PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| December 16, 2011
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