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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. Sunday, 7/23 — Primus at Blue Hills Bank Pavilion While you may know that we’re big fans of Les Claypool – check out our full set of The […]

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The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (July 16-22)

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (July 16-22)

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. Wednesday, 7/19 — Ride at Royale Lush, Swervedriver, Slowdive; and we can now add Ride to the Shoegaze revival. They’re on the road promoting their new album […]

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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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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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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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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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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 One

With stages spread throughout the Harvard Athletic Complex transforming soccer fields to midways, our city’s festival has grown up. Progress toward the organizers’ avowed goal of having a festival that matches the scale of a Coachella or a Lollapalooza proceeds apace. This year’s Boston Calling featured a third stage — […]

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