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Such great heights

Add another incredible voice to the list of exceptional female singer/songwriters here in Rhode Island — Sara Azriel.
Sara Azriel soars on her stunning new EP
By CHRIS CONTI  |  April 26, 2013

Shove the shovel

Last call to get your sexy ass to the Parlour on Valentine's Day THURSDAY (the 14th) and get your grind on with BOO CITY and THE SILKS; dial 401.383.5858 for details.
Dig out and dig in this weekend
By CHRIS CONTI  |  February 15, 2013

Mardi Gras in O’ville!

Sorry to report the Detroit Rebellion show at Chilango's slated for THURSDAY (the 7th) has been rescheduled for March 14, but fear not, for the Roots Café (401.272.7422) hosts THE CAN'T NOTS with VERTICAL TWIN and PVD newcomers LOCAL LIGHTS tonight, whi
Plus, Lolita Black returns to AS220
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 08, 2013

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

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

The Met turns 2

Last call for a "World Music Party" at Fête (401.383.1112) on THURSDAY (the 6th) led by Boston's KLEZWOODS (CD release), THE SOMERVILLE SYMPHONY ORKESTAR , and more.
Plus, Punks for a Princess
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 07, 2012


Take a deep breath ...

This week, THE SPOT UNDERGROUND is celebrating its 2nd anniversary with a parade of great acts, including POSI-VIBES (6.28), VIRAL SOUND (6.29), and BROTHER JOSCEPHUS & THE LOVE REVIVAL REVOLUTION ORCHESTRA (6.30), a 12-piece roof-raiser fr
So much to do! And the Spot turns 2!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 29, 2012

Hit the streets

Action all over on FRIDAY (the 1st): Legendary N'awlins ensemble the DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND blows through the Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall Reeve (508.324.1926), MOGA whips up the waterfront jams at the Ocean Mist in Matunuck (401.782.3740), an
And plan ahead for DudeSmash!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 01, 2012

Allysen rocks the Block

Last call for the SWEET LITTLE VARIETY SHOW at Roots Café on THURSDAY (the 8th) featuring KRISTI MARTEL , RORY RAVEN , LEIGH HENDRIX , and more (all-ages, $6, 401.272.7422).
Plus, Kanerko does Kosovo!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  March 09, 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

Sound advice

Last call for a really good one featuring locals BROWN BIRD , TIG & BEAN , and CACTUS ATTAC k opening for Brooklyn's O'Death at the Met on THURSDAY (the 26th); call 401.729.1005 for details.
From Tig & Bean to Zumo Kollie
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 27, 2012


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

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

Listen to Dem

Last call for 'BRU Rock Hunt finalists LAST ONE OUT at Ri Ra (401.272.1953) on THURSDAY (the 2nd).
Plus Sarah, Six Star, and Dox
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 03, 2011

The Mcgunks and the James Family Benefit

On FRIDAY (the 28th), the 201 presents feisty garage-rock fun with THE FABULOUS ITCHIES , THE DIVIDERS , and ATLANTIC THRILLS (401.454.4581).
Weekending
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 28, 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


Here comes 1/1/11

Here are a few more New Year's Eve options to drop into your itinerary for FRIDAY (the 31st): in Matunuck join FUNK NUGGET , SAUCE , and BOOMSLANG throwing down at the Ocean Mist (401.782.3740).
Bring the noisemaker!!!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 31, 2010

The Coming Weak bid farewell

Start your FRIDAY (the 10th) with TANIA ALEXANDRA and KIM LAMOTHE (her new record, Mystery of Viburnum is must-hear stuff) at the Sidebar Bistro (7-10 pm, call 401.421.7200), or head to the snazzy, new Stage Door Lounge in Cranston (next to Park
Last chance
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 10, 2010

Summer times

First off, a huge THANK YOU goes out to all the bands and fans who attended our inaugural Best Music Poll Awards Show last week, and congrats to all the winners.
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 18, 2010