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Gallery: Dropkick Murphys at House of Blues

Gallery: Dropkick Murphys at House of Blues

March 15th, 2018 — The Dropkick Murphys kicked off the first of four tour-closing performances last night at the House of Blues for St. Patrick’s Day weekend, and as always, they couldn’t have picked a better time to come home. Fans went wild when the band played their Irish-themed punk […]

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If You’ve Got a Song, You’ve Got a Shot. Enter the NPR Music Tiny Desk Contest

If You’ve Got a Song, You’ve Got a Shot. Enter the NPR Music Tiny Desk Contest

  Are you a music-maker with a dream to play a Tiny Desk concert? Now’s your chance to show NPR Music what you’ve got. For the third year in a row, they’re inviting unsigned musicians to enter the Tiny Desk Contest. Enter by submitting your YouTube video of an original song […]

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The Shacks are Bringing Their Signature Dreamy Sound to WGBH

The Shacks are Bringing Their Signature Dreamy Sound to WGBH

The Shacks are well on their way to becoming one of the year’s big breakouts. With a sound that’s somehow both retro and modern at once, their debut album Haze plays out like the soundtrack of an old film that’s calling you into a world of analog beauty, solidifying their […]

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Watch: Josh Ritter — Live at House of Blues Boston

Watch: Josh Ritter — Live at House of Blues Boston

October 27, 2017 – Josh Ritter performs at the House of Blues one month after the release of his ninth studio album, Gathering. Josh spoke with us before the show to talk about how current affairs influenced many of the tracks on the record. He also told us about early […]

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Watch: The Lone Bellow — Live at House of Blues Boston

Watch: The Lone Bellow — Live at House of Blues Boston

November 15, 2017 – It’s been four years since Front Row Boston first captured The Lone Bellow’s incredible live show at the Paradise Rock Club in Boston (Nov, 2013). The Brooklyn-based core trio of Zach Williams, Brian Elmquist and Kanene Pipkin have showed absolutely no signs of slowing down as […]

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Gallery: The Mowgli’s at Brighton Music Hall

Gallery: The Mowgli’s at Brighton Music Hall

March 6th, 2018 — The Mowgli’s brought their signature sounds to the Brighton Music Hall last night for one incredible performance. The California-based band’s set list was chock full of songs spanning their entire discography, including the hit “San Francisco”, and the audience couldn’t have been more thrilled. We all left […]

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Brooke Annibale is Coming to WGBH with a New Album, and a New Sound

Brooke Annibale is Coming to WGBH with a New Album, and a New Sound

Singer-songwriter Brooke Annibale is shedding a bit of her indie-acoustic skin. Her new album, Hold to The Light (June 2018), is a pop-progressive piece offering a fusion of textured electronic and traditional instrumentation with songs bearing her keen, soulful lyricism. And hey! She’ll be performing songs from it at WGBH on […]

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Gallery: Diet Cig at Brighton Music Hall

Gallery: Diet Cig at Brighton Music Hall

March 2nd, 2018 — Diet Cig brought their signature pop-punk sound to the Brighton Music Hall for a sold out show last Friday. The Brooklyn-based duo kept the energy high and the crowd moving for the entire show, and we don’t think Boston could have asked for a better night out. // […]

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Watch: The Devil’s Twins – Live at Fraser

Watch: The Devil’s Twins – Live at Fraser

January 17, 2018 – Boston-based The Devil’s Twins exhibit catchy, yet haunting, dueling vocals by Nikki Coogan and Jeremiah Louf— atop a wall of sound generated by one guitar. The press and their underground cult following—The 2crew—describe their sound as “noir punk”. Nikki and Jeremiah were joined on stage by […]

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Watch: Julie Rhodes – Live at Fraser

Watch: Julie Rhodes – Live at Fraser

January 17, 2018 – Boston native Julie Rhodes told us before her recent set in our Live at Fraser series that her musical career started “on a whim”. After singing along in the audience at a house show, she was given some words of encouragement to write her own songs. […]

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