Articles by: Front Row Boston

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (June 10-17)

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (June 10-17)

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, 6/11 – Buffalo Tom – Paradise Rock Club Given that we had the chance to talk to Buffalo Tom guitarist Bill Janovitz earlier this week, we put together a […]

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EVENT: Drinking & Drawing at Barry’s Shop

EVENT: Drinking & Drawing at Barry’s Shop

This Thursday, Front Row Boston is sponsoring Drinking & Drawing at Barry’s Shop! Join us for a night of art and music with host Chris Piascik. Get inspired with a custom playlist of songs from local bands selected by FRB’s web editor. We’d love to see how you’d interpret these songs […]

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Boston Calling Sunday Recap

Boston Calling Sunday Recap

To the relief of all involved, it was overcast and cooler on day three of Boston Calling. Not for nothing, but broiling in the hot sun probably made us all a little cranky Saturday. We got off to an auspicious start with Boston MC Michael Christmas getting the entire, sparse crowd bouncing […]

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Boston Calling Saturday Recap

Boston Calling Saturday Recap

“The bathrooms here are air conditioned. So, if you need me… you know where I’ll be.” Ellen Kempner of Palehound kicked off the main stage performances on the second day of Boston Calling with a bit of self-deprecation, needling the sparse, sweaty, and sticky crowd. Even an innocent mirthful taunt […]

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Boston Calling Friday Recap

Boston Calling Friday Recap

The Front Row Boston team settled in early at City Hall Plaza, catching the sound check of festival openers Lisa Hannigan and Aaron Dessner as the security team spread wide and the event staff shuffled sections of aluminum fencing from the front of the stage. (Periodic wafts from the food tents […]

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The Boston Calling Mixtape, Side One

The Boston Calling Mixtape, Side One

In a first of its kind for Front Row Boston, our contributors put together a mixtape of Songs You Should Know for Boston Calling, taking place this weekend on City Hall Plaza. Every week at Front Row Boston, we give you a Song You Should Know. This week we give […]

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The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (May 13-20)

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (May 13-20)

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, 5/14 – Peach Kelli Pop at Middle East Downstairs What started as a solo project for Canadian power popper Allie Hanlon has evolved over the course of just a […]

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Watch: Guster – Live at House of Blues (Full Episode)

Watch: Guster – Live at House of Blues (Full Episode)

Guster: Live at House of Blues – Front Row Boston, produced by WGBH Music & Crossroads Presents, includes 14 songs and an interview with Ryan Miller and Adam Gardner. Guster began as a band in 1991 at nearby Tufts University. Ryan and Adam talk about their Boston roots and the […]

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The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (May 6-13)

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (May 6-13)

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, 5/7 – Dweezil Zappa at Brighton Music Hall The most visible and active musician of the Zappa clan, guitarist Dweezil comes to town with his band […]

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Watch: Guster – Gangway (Live)

Watch: Guster – Gangway (Live)

January 15, 2016 – Guster performs “Gangway” live at a sold-out House of Blues Boston, MA.