Articles by: Front Row Boston

Wolf Alice. (Photo by: Emily Cheng, courtesy of RCA.)

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (July 9-15)

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, 7/10 — Wolf Alice at Great Scott Wolf Alice are back at it and have cobbled together a U.S. tour in support of their upcoming release Visions of […]

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The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (July 2-8)

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (July 2-8)

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, 7/1 – Caravan Palace at House of Blues We know that this is a day ahead of our current week. But we really want you to […]

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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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Watch Live: Tycho – October 7th @ 2:15pm EDT

Watch Live: Tycho – October 7th @ 2:15pm EDT

Newport Folk Festival: Sunday Highlights

Newport Folk Festival: Sunday Highlights

By Tori Bedford and Jason Turesky NEWPORT, RI–This year’s eclectic and inventive mix of artists included hip-hop and comedy acts, rock bands and gospel choirs, delighting the musically adventurous and dismaying old-school folk-music purists. Joan Shelley, a singer-songwriter from Louisville, Kentucky, broke through the technology-driven riffraff with just her voice […]

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Newport Folk Festival: Saturday Highlights

Newport Folk Festival: Saturday Highlights

By Tori Bedford and Jason Turesky NEWPORT, RI–After a broken down tour bus and unexpected lightning pushed the prospects of a Friday night show in Providence into oblivion, indie-pop quintet Lucius popped by Newport Folk for a surprise Saturday morning show with their good friends, Shovels and Rope. Lucius joined husband and […]

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Flight of the Conchords Bring New Songs And Old Charm To Newport Folk

Flight of the Conchords Bring New Songs And Old Charm To Newport Folk

By Tori Bedford and Jason Turesky NEWPORT, RI–New Zealand’s fourth most popular folk duo, Flight of the Conchords, brought two decades of friendship to the Newport Folk Festival main stage on Friday, reinterpreting their classic repertoire and introducing new material. The set was half music, half jokes. Mostly talking. “Most […]

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The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (July 23-29)

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (July 23-29)

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, 7/23-7/24 – Newport Folk Festival – Fort Adams State Park It’s the 57th year of perhaps the most celebrated folk festival in the US. It seems […]

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The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (July 9-15)

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (July 9-15)

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, 7/11 – Guided By Voices – Paradise Rock Club Robert Pollard’s outfit might make a very legitimate claim to being the most prolific band in rock history. Their 24 […]

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The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (June 18-24)

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (June 18-24)

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, 6/19 – Mayer Hawthorne – Paradise Rock Club When Mayer Hawthorne dropped A Strange Arrangement in 2009, it seemed a late entry to the mid-00s wave of blue-eyed soul. But […]

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