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What’s the Last Song You Want to Hear?

What’s the Last Song You Want to Hear?

During our time at Boston Calling, we asked all of the artists an important question: “what is the last song you would want to hear?” The answers ranged from the sublime to… well, the really, really ridiculous. Take a look at what some of our favorite music-makers would like to hear […]

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The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (July 29 – August 5)

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (July 29 – August 5)

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, 7/29 — Eddie Japan Record Release at Great Scott Local favorites Eddie Japan have been making all the right moves for the past five years – […]

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Primus' new album is titled Primus

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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