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[wednesday @ the midway cafe] Catching up with Amelia Emmet's Red Heroine

[wednesday @ the midway cafe] Catching up with Amelia Emmet's Red Heroine

AMELIA EMMET has been known by many names. With a constantly revolving lineup of bandmates, the 26-year-old Jamaica Plain singer/songwriter has been a familiar face...
By Ali Carter  |  December 16, 2011

The young punk blood of Denmark's Iceage

The big conundrum at the center of the Iceage phenomenon is one of intentionality: could vocalist Elias Rønnenfelt and Co. really have known what they were doing when they crafted New Brigade's thorny morass of no-wave HC effects-laden kicks?  
New noise
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  August 12, 2011
Unholy black metal possesses Boston this weekend: No Life Fest (March 5-6)

Unholy black metal possesses Boston this weekend: No Life Fest (March 5-6)

Presented by Mike and Jay Beckwith and Mike Eleftheratos, No Life Fest -- held at the Midway Cafe in Jamaica Plain on Saturday and Sammy's...
By Ian Duncan-Brown  |  March 05, 2011
Pariah Beat

The evolving dark carnival of Pariah Beat

Pariah Beat's new album, Bury Me Not , is all about death. Some songs are about death itself; others chronicle types of transitory phases.  
Collective bargaining
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  February 25, 2011
The Week in Geek! 2.14.11 - 2.18.11

The Week in Geek! 2.14.11 - 2.18.11

 The Week in Geek 02.14 - 02.18: [Valentine's Day week if you haven't been outside in like 1500 years]Hark ye geeks, and discover Laser Orgy's...
By Alec Ernest  |  February 14, 2011

Down in the folk trenches with the Old Edison

In a messy Allston kitchen, in unison, a mob of about 20 or 30 persons start screaming at the Old Edison. And as is their custom, the Old Edison shout right back. Welcome to a typical Old Edison performance, but please watch your step.
A fighter's chance
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  January 14, 2011


Jeepers Creepers, where'd you get them Biebers?

The Internet overflowed into the Midway Café last Saturday night — had apparently sprung a leak, and the Jamaica Plain bar was filled with Justin Bieber clones.
The Midway Cafe hosts "Biebers and Peebers"
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  August 14, 2010
All-Day Heavy Metal BBQ at the Midway Cafe

All-Day Heavy Metal BBQ at the Midway Cafe

Tired of backyard summer barbecues with slimy hot dogs, soggy slaw, and, inevitably, somebody's drunk uncle falling into the kiddie pool? That's why we plan...
By webteam  |  July 14, 2010

VIDEO: Tommy Stinson sits in with the Figgs at the Midway

Above YouTube-age captured Saturday night at the Midway Cafe in JP, where the former 'Mats/GNR bassi...
By Carly Carioli  |  May 31, 2009

Slideshow: Swaggering Growlers at Midway Café

Swaggering Growlers kick-off their tour at Midway Café
Swaggering Growlers, live at the Midway Café on May 23, 2009
By DAVID F. NICHOLSON  |  May 29, 2009


For every lucky bastard who gets to spend Thanksgiving splayed out on a veranda in the Virgin Island...
By Shaula Clark  |  November 25, 2008


Those of you who don’t have to jump into a plane, a train, or an automobile tonight and scurry off ...
By Shaula Clark  |  November 19, 2008

Blown up

Lamar’s voice both ravages and exults in the past 10 years of the Pained Male Pop Singer.  
Shoney Lamar proves there’s life after Florida
By MATT PARISH  |  October 08, 2008

Dance, Monkey: Bethany Van Delft

I’d eat a cup of salt so that I might come close to experiencing what a dolphin frolicking in the ocean might experience.
We put a comic on the hot seat. This week’s victim . . .
By MARC HIRSH  |  July 15, 2008

What's that smell?

There are booty-dancing cuts from the ’80s, white girls hitting body-lock poses, and a sign slung on the taps that reads “$2.50 Cans of Mystery Beer.”
Musk turns three at the Midway
By MATT PARISH  |  June 17, 2008