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Noir-Punk Band The Devil’s Twins are Coming to WGBH

Noir-Punk Band The Devil’s Twins are Coming to WGBH

Punk vibes and Rockabilly riffs pair with the dueling vocals of Nikki Coogan and Jeremiah Louf, to define the unique sound of The Devil’s Twins, a Boston-based band that is just bursting onto the scene. Well, the stars have aligned, and we’re excited to be bringing them to WGBH for our […]

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Gallery: The Regrettes at the Paradise

Gallery: The Regrettes at the Paradise

December 7th, 2017 — The Regrettes played a rockin’ show at the Paradise Rock Club last night.  The quartet — all in their teens — opened for their fellow CA-based bands The Interrupters and SWMRS, and played songs from their 2017 debut, Feel Your Feelings Fool!, an album chock full of angsty […]

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Gallery: Angel Olsen at House of Blues

Gallery: Angel Olsen at House of Blues

December 4th, 2017 — Angel Olsen played a killer set at the House of Blues in Boston. Her indie roots and witchy vibe paired so well with her often dark lyrics and powerful voice. The setlist included mix of work from: My Woman, Burn Your Fire for No Witness, and Half Way […]

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Watch: Mitski Live at Boston Calling

Watch: Mitski Live at Boston Calling

May 28, 2017 – Easily one of the most powerful and captivating performances at Boston Calling 2017 belongs to 27-yr-old, Mitski. Under threatening skies, she performed a number of songs from her 2016 release, Puberty 2, as well as notable tracks from her earlier works. After her fiery set, Mitski […]

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Gallery: St. Vincent at House of Blues

Gallery: St. Vincent at House of Blues

November 30th, 2017 — Annie Clark, who performs under the moniker St.Vincent, is an artistic genius. And nowhere has that been more apparent than during the “Fear the Future” tour that brought her to the House of Blues in Boston last night. Clark’s impeccable auditory experience was beautifully paired with stunning […]

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The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (December 3 – 9)

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (December 3 – 9)

Each week, Front Row Boston’s staff gives you our Short List: the bands and musicians in and around town we think you should hear. Monday, 12/4 — Angel Olsen at the House of Blues One of indie rock’s most acclaimed singer songwriters, Angel Olsen is touring her latest record, 2016’s My Woman, […]

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Watch: Big Thief Live at Gateway City Arts

Watch: Big Thief Live at Gateway City Arts

September 13, 2017 – We traveled a few hours west on the Mass Pike to capture Brooklyn-based Big Thief perform live at Gateway City Arts in Holyoke, Massachusetts. Guitarist Buck Meek was not able to make the show so the band’s set took on a particularly intimate vibe interspersed with […]

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The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (November 26 – December 2)

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (November 26 – December 2)

Each week, Front Row Boston’s staff gives you our Short List: the bands and musicians in and around town we think you should hear. Tuesday 11/28 & Wednesday 11/29 — Rufus Wainwright at City Winery Eight studio albums and three live albums later, we think it’s safe to say that Rufus […]

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Watch: SYML kicks off new WGBH music series Front Row Boston Live at Fraser

Watch: SYML kicks off new WGBH music series Front Row Boston Live at Fraser

SYML, also known as Brian Fennell of indie-pop band Barcelona, brought his subtle and emotional solo project on location to WGBH for an intimate performance for the debut of Front Row Boston Live at Fraser. The new music series, set in the acoustically pristine Fraser Performance Studios in front of a […]

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Chris Thile backstage at HOB Boston

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (November 19 – 25)

Each week, Front Row Boston’s staff gives you our Short List: the bands and musicians in and around town we think you should hear. Monday 11/20 — Kamasi Washington at Royale When Kamasi Washington released The Epic in 2015, it instantly set him on a path as a torchbearer for progressive, improvisational […]

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