Putting you in the front row of Boston’s Indie music scene

Interview: Marlon Williams’ Rebirth – On Heartbreak, Vampires, and Techno

Interview: Marlon Williams’ Rebirth – On Heartbreak, Vampires, and Techno

It was All Hallow’s Eve in Los Angeles, and Nosferatu was sitting alone in a hotel room: immersed in heartbreak, devastated by loneliness, and high as hell itself. “Crazy and depressed,” the stoned specter donned his flowing black cape and took to the Los Angeles Symphony, noticeably late and skulking […]

Read More

Gallery: Oh Wonder at House of Blues

Gallery: Oh Wonder at House of Blues

September 22nd, 2017 – Oh Wonder took the stage at the House of Blues Boston on Friday and were truly moved by the energy of the sold out show. // Photos by Michael Last

57903024 - jogging woman setting music and running route on  smart phone putting  earphones before morning run

Playlist: The Music of The Vietnam War

Are you watching The Vietnam War, a film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick? The ten-part documentary is currently airing on WGBH and other local PBS stations, and employs some of the most powerful folk ballads and rock anthems of the era. We couldn’t help but get inspired to create […]

Read More

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (September 24 – 30)

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (September 24 – 30)

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, 9/24 — Seu Jorge at the Boston Symphony Hall Brazilian singer-songwriter Seu Jorge is reprising his role as Pele (aka ‘Bossanova Bowie’) from Wes Anderson’s 2004 […]

Read More

Watch: Mondo Cozmo – Live at Boston Calling

Watch: Mondo Cozmo – Live at Boston Calling

May 28, 2017 – Mondo Cozmo kicks things off on the Red Stage, Day 3, Boston Calling Music Festival in Allston, MA performing a number of songs from his 2017 release, Plastic Soul. Video Credits: Greg Shea – Producer/Director/Camera/Editor Bill Winn – Recorded & Mixed by Joe Tooley – Record Engineer Jess […]

Read More

Introducing Slingshot: A New Emerging Artist Project Brought To You By Public Radio & TV Stations

Introducing Slingshot: A New Emerging Artist Project Brought To You By Public Radio & TV Stations

We’ve got some exciting news. NPR Music and VuHaus-affiliated public radio and TV stations (that’s us!) have come together to find and launch the careers of promising new talent. We’ve selected the most promising up-and-coming talent from all around the country, and through a new series called Slingshot, NPR and […]

Read More

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (September 17 – 23)

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (September 17 – 23)

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, 9/17 — Big Thief at The Sinclair We literally just got back from Holyoke where we were recording a new Front Row Boston show with Adrienne, […]

Read More

Watch: Mondo Cozmo – Plastic Soul

Watch: Mondo Cozmo – Plastic Soul

May 28, 2017 – Mondo Cozmo performs “Plastic Soul” from his August 2017 release, Plastic Soul, live on the Red Stage, Day 3, Boston Calling Music Festival in Allston, MA. Video Credits: Greg Shea – Producer/Director/Camera/Editor Bill Winn – Recorded & Mixed by Joe Tooley – Record Engineer Jess Barnthouse – Camera Sean […]

Read More

Watch: Mondo Cozmo – Higher

Watch: Mondo Cozmo – Higher

May 28, 2017 – Mondo Cozmo performs “Higher” from his August 2017 release, Plastic Soul, live on the Red Stage, Day 3, Boston Calling Music Festival in Allston, MA. Video Credits: Greg Shea – Producer/Director/Camera/Editor Bill Winn – Recorded & Mixed by Joe Tooley – Record Engineer Jess Barnthouse – Camera Sean Shore […]

Read More

Watch: Mondo Cozmo – Shine

Watch: Mondo Cozmo – Shine

May 28, 2017 – Mondo Cozmo performs “Shine” from his August 2017 release, Plastic Soul, live on the Red Stage, Day 3, Boston Calling Music Festival in Allston, MA. Video Credits: Greg Shea – Producer/Director/Camera/Editor Bill Winn – Recorded & Mixed by Joe Tooley – Record Engineer Jess Barnthouse – Camera Sean Shore […]

Read More