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The Novel Ideas

In Studio: The Novel Ideas – Angel from Montgomery

June 29, 2016 – Boston-based country folk quintet The Novel Ideas perform John Prine’s “Angel from Montgomery”, live at WGBH’s Fraser Performance Studio. The Novel Ideas: Daniel Radin – Guitars, Vocals Danny Hoshino – Guitars, Pedal Steel, Vocals Sarah Grella – Vocals James Parkington – Bass Guitar, Vocals Karl Grohmann […]

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Jason Isbell: Live at House of Blues

Watch: Jason Isbell – Live at House of Blues (Full Set)

February 27, 2016 – FULL SET – Jason Isbell, winner of two grammy awards in 2016 (Best Americana Album & Best American Roots Song), performs in front of a sold-out House of Blues Boston, MA.

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (April 22-29)

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (April 22-29)

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. Friday, 4/22 – POLIÇA at Brighton Music Hall It seems that every critic or journalist who writes about this Minneapolis-based outfit mentions that there’s more than meets the ear. […]

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Songhoy Blues

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (April 15-22)

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. Sunday, 4/16 – Songhoy Blues at Brighton Music Hall It would be tempting to connect Songhoy Blues’ sound to classic Malian singers like Ali Farka Touré, or the duo […]

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Tacocat

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (April 8-15)

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. Saturday, 4/9 – Smashing Pumpkins at Orpheum Theatre Just a couple of weeks ago, Smashing Pumpkins made it three-fourths of the way to a full reunion of the original lineup […]

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

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (April 1-8)

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. Sunday, 4/3 – Wolf Alice at Brighton Music Hall Wolf Alice seems as if they’ve been around for years. One would think a band that has been buzzing […]

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The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (March 25-April 1)

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (March 25-April 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, 3/26 – Lazer Lloyd at Thunder Road We’ve been waiting for this one. Lazer Lloyd brings his fiery and pensive blues from Tel Aviv to Somerville on the heels of […]

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The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (March 18-25)

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (March 18-25)

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. Friday, 3/18 – Sam Amidon and Glenn Kotche at the Stave Sessions, 160 Mass Ave. at Berklee College of Music A short description of Sam Amidon (or samamidon) is nearly […]

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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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Conor Oberst

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

June 5, 2015 – Watch the full broadcast episode of Conor Oberst: Live at House of Blues Boston.