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Watch: Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors – Postcard Memories

Watch: Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors – Postcard Memories

May 19, 2017 – Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors perform at the legendary Paradise Rock Club in Boston, MA. Watch the full set VuHaus.

Gallery: U2 at Gillette Stadium

Gallery: U2 at Gillette Stadium

June 25, 2017 – U2 brought the house down at Gillette Stadium last night. Photos by: Jess Barnthouse/Wicked Bird Media

Jason Isbell: Live at House of Blues

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (June 24-July 1)

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. Saturday, 6/24 – Imelda May at the Paradise Rock Club Imelda May has set her notable 50’s rockabilly sound aside for a moment to reflect on the end of her 18-year […]

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Gallery: Evan Dando at ONCE Somerville

Gallery: Evan Dando at ONCE Somerville

June 22, 2017 – Evan Dando (The Lemonheads) is celebrating the reissue of his first solo album, Baby I`m Bored with a tour that included an intimate performance last night at ONCE Somerville. Jason Lowenstein (Sebadoh, The Fiery Furnaces) opened. Photos by: Jess Barnthouse/Wicked Bird Media

How Do You Know When a Song is Done?

How Do You Know When a Song is Done?

During our weekend at Boston Calling, we asked all of the artists a very important question: “How do you know when a song is done being written?” The range of answers was interesting, informative – and we noticed a few trends in songwriting. Here’s what they had to say:   “My question […]

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Watch: Deerhoof at Boston Calling

Watch: Deerhoof at Boston Calling

May 26, 2017 – Deerhoof perform live on the Blue stage, Day 1, Boston Calling. This is the first year the festival was located at Harvard’s athletic fields in Allston, MA. We caught up with drummer Greg Saunier backstage after the band’s set and talked to him about Deerhoof’s various […]

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Read: The Cult of Cave

Read: The Cult of Cave

At some point during a Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds show, you are struck by the atmosphere in the room – hands clutch at the air; the soft sibilance of words chant from the corners of the room. At some point in the last thirty minutes, your concert hall has […]

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Gallery: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds at Boch Center Wang Theatre

Gallery: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds at Boch Center Wang Theatre

June 10, 2017 – Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds rollicked through songs both old and new at the Wang Theatre Saturday night. Read the full review of the show here. Photos by Andrea Wolanin.

The final day of Boston Calling 2017 featuring artist's such as Buffalo Tom, Frightened Rabbit, Run the Jewels, Cage the Elephant, Major Lazer, Weezer, and festival headliners, Tool, on May 28, 2017.

Read: Boston Calling Recap – Day Three

With some days passed since the festival end, a few of Front Row’s writers share their thoughts on this year’s festival. This is day three: Sundays are for the punks. By day three of Boston Calling, the muddy fields of the Harvard Athletic Complex were ready to face their greatest […]

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Concert go-ers enjoy the day at the Boston Calling 2017 festival in Boston, MASS. May 27, 2017.

Read: Boston Calling Recap – Day Two

With some days passed since the festival end, a few of Front Row’s writers share their thoughts on this year’s festival. This is day two: I’m not old; I’m only 28. After spending Saturday at Boston Calling, though, I sure feel old. By the end of the day I walked around […]

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