Articles by: Jason Turesky

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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The Arcs Play Newport Folk

The Arcs Play Newport Folk

By Tori Bedford and Jason Turesky NEWPORT, RI–The Arcs played to a mostly seated crowed as the last performance of the day at Newport’s quad stage. Their fuzz filled, psychedelia-toned music seemed to be at odds with the relaxed audience. The Black Keys front man, Dan Auerbach, started the band as […]

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A Career in a Concert: Paul Simon at Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

A Career in a Concert: Paul Simon at Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

A couple of weeks ago, I watched a 60’s folk concert on PBS called, “My Music: This Land Is Your Land.” The show was hosted by the Smothers Brothers and featured folk revival staples like the Kingston Trio, Judy Collins, Roger McGuinn of the Byrds, and others. Although the musicians […]

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Galactic

Songs You Should Know: “Does It Really Make A Difference” – Galactic

Comfort is a powerful thing. Yes, it is exciting to be in the midst of the unknown, thrilled by adventure and new experiences. Sometimes though, you just want to sit at home relaxing with a good book on the couch. My point being  discovering new, unique music is wonderful, but […]

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Charles Bradley

Songs You Should Know: Charles Bradley – “Good To Be Back Home”

Charles Bradley’s life is an essential American story. He grew up a poor black fatherless kid in Brooklyn. As an adult, he tragically endured his brother’s murder and watched his mother slowly die in the small apartment they shared. In the last five years though, Bradley’s life took a turn: […]

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Keller Williams | WGBH | Front Row Boston

The Joyful Sound of Keller Williams

Watching Keller Williams play on stage is like watching a pinball machine. Williams loops different instruments to create a multi-layered soundscape. He can bounce back and forth from a bass to a drum machine, or to a cricket noise maker and back to his guitar to solo. Seeing Williams dance […]

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Bill Frisell
Photo Credit: Monica Frisell

TV and the Movies With Guitarist Bill Frisell

It will only take a few notes for those of you who are unfamiliar with the serene guitar work of Bill Frisell to become addicted. His subtle playing and pristine tone creates a unique and personal aural signature that Frisell adds to all his songs and especially any covers he […]

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