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The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (October 22 – 28)

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (October 22 – 28)

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. Sunday, 10/22 — Guns N’ Roses at the TD Garden Nothing is making us happier than kicking off this week’s concert recommendations with a Guns N’ Roses […]

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Chelsea Wolfe's new album, Abyss, comes out August 7.

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (October 15 – 21)

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. Sunday, 10/15 — Andrew W.K. at Brighton Music Hall Andrew W.K. has found a way to combine metal, pop and dance into one hell of a unique […]

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Gallery: Chicano Batman at the Paradise

Gallery: Chicano Batman at the Paradise

October 7th, 2017 — Chicano Batman brought their unique sound and killer energy to the Paradise this weekend, and the crowd just couldn’t get enough. There was singing, dancing and a whole lotta fun going on. What a great night out. // Photos by Michael Last

Gallery: The National at the Wang Theatre

Gallery: The National at the Wang Theatre

October 5, 2017 – The National performed to a sold out crowd at the Wang Theatre last night. It’s hard to believe that it has taken some time for this Ohio-based indie rock band to hit their stride. But let’s not shed any tears for The National; they’re in a good place. […]

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The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (October 8 – 14)

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (October 8 – 14)

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. Sunday 10/8 — Strand of Oaks at Great Scott We fell in love with Tim Showalter (aka Strand of Oaks) when we first saw him perform at […]

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Watch: Mac Demarco – Live at Boston Calling

Watch: Mac Demarco – Live at Boston Calling

May 26, 2017 – Without a doubt, one of the most memorable performances from Boston Calling 2017. In Mac’s words, “this set was a real shit-banger”. Mac’s guitar pedal wasn’t working, his acoustic guitar was broken, the bass reverberations from Migos made his insides rumble, but despite all that – […]

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Watch: Mac DeMarco – On the Level

Watch: Mac DeMarco – On the Level

May 26, 2017 – Mac DeMarco performs his new song “On the Level” live at Boston Calling 2017. Check out the full set here. Video Credits: Greg Shea – Producer/Director/Camera/Editor Bill Winn – Recorded & Mixed by Joe Tooley – Record Engineer Jess Barnthouse – Camera Sean Shore – Camera […]

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Watch: MacDeMarco – For the First Time

Watch: MacDeMarco – For the First Time

May 26, 2017 – Mac DeMarco performs his new song “For the First Time” live at Boston Calling 2017. Check out the full set here. Video Credits: Greg Shea – Producer/Director/Camera/Editor Bill Winn – Recorded & Mixed by Joe Tooley – Record Engineer Jess Barnthouse – Camera Sean Shore – Camera […]

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Watch: Mac DeMarco – This Old Dog

Watch: Mac DeMarco – This Old Dog

May 26, 2017 – Mac DeMarco performs his new song “This Old Dog” live at Boston Calling 2017. Check out the full set here. Video Credits: Greg Shea – Producer/Director/Camera/Editor Bill Winn – Recorded & Mixed by Joe Tooley – Record Engineer Jess Barnthouse – Camera Sean Shore – Camera Hannah […]

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Gallery: Hanson at House of Blues

Gallery: Hanson at House of Blues

October 1st, 2017 – Don’t even joke about Hanson, these guys are LEGIT and they know music. And we were 100% there when they took the stage at House of Blues last night, along with a sold out crowd of devoted and enthusiastic fans who were more than excited to be […]

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