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Watch: Kevin Morby – Crybaby

Watch: Kevin Morby – Crybaby

May 27, 2017 – Kevin Morby performs “Crybaby” live on the Green Stage, Day 2, Boston Calling Music Festival held on Harvard University’s athletic fields 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 – Camera Hannah […]

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Watch: Kevin Morby – City Music

Watch: Kevin Morby – City Music

May 27, 2017 – Kevin Morby performs “City Music” live on the Green Stage, Day 2, Boston Calling Music Festival held on Harvard University’s athletic fields 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 – Camera […]

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Katie Crutchfield of Waxahatchee performs at NPR Music's 2013 SXSW Showcase at Stubb's.

The Short List: FRB Staff Concert Picks of the Week (August 13 – 19)

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 8/13 — Streetlight Manifesto at House of Blues The American ska punk band from New Brunswick, NJ is out on the road right now for the “Somewhere […]

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Watch: Brandi Carlile – Live at Boston Calling (Full Set)

Watch: Brandi Carlile – Live at Boston Calling (Full Set)

May 27, 2017 – (Full Set) Brandi Carlile performs live on the Green Stage, Day 2, Boston Calling Music Festival held on Harvard University’s athletic fields in Allston, MA. Video Credits: Greg Shea – Producer/Director/Camera/Editor Bill Winn – Recorded & Mixed by Joe Tooley – Record Engineer Jess Barnthouse – […]

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Watch: Kevin Morby – 1234

Watch: Kevin Morby – 1234

May 27, 2017 – Kevin Morby performs “1234” live on the Green Stage, Day 2, Boston Calling Music Festival held on Harvard University’s athletic fields in Allston, MA. Video Credits: Greg Shea – Producer/Director/Camera/Editor Bill Winn – Recorded & Mixed by Joe Tooley – Record Engineer Jess Barnthouse – Camera […]

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Gallery: Alabama Shakes at Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

Gallery: Alabama Shakes at Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

August 4, 2017 – Alabama Shakes took the stage at Blue Hills Bank Pavilion for a sold out concert on Friday, and proceeded to shake Boston to it’s roots with their particular brand of bluesy-funk. The songs brought the audience to it’s feet in a raucous show filled with lead […]

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The 2017 Newport Folk Festival – Sunday Highlights

The 2017 Newport Folk Festival – Sunday Highlights

The Newport Folk Festival is known for its spirit of collaborating, and the stage-hopping and set-sharing reached a peak on Sunday, particularly with Jim James, who took up residence on the Fort stage: After his own solo set and a little guitar with Angel Olsen Saturday, James played cowbell with the […]

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The 2017 Newport Folk Festival – Saturday Highlights

The 2017 Newport Folk Festival – Saturday Highlights

Saturday at The 2017 Newport Folk Festival kicked off with the smart, old-school groove of Chicano Batman, blending 60’s soul with L.A. psychedelia, like a funkier, sassier version of the Beatles, with a Latin flair. Though he grew up in Maryland, singer-songwriter Jalen N’Gonda found his roots musically after moving to […]

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The 2017 Newport Folk Festival – Friday Highlights

The 2017 Newport Folk Festival – Friday Highlights

The 2017 Newport Folk Festival kicked off with the charming, bluesy finger-picking guitar and clever lyricism of L.A. Salami, a London-based singer-songwriter who’s debut album “Dancing With Bad Grammar” was listed among Bob Boilen’s Top Ten Albums of 2016. Big Thief stole everyone’s hearts as the audience quietly took in […]

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Watch: Brandi Carlile – Pride and Joy

Watch: Brandi Carlile – Pride and Joy

May 27, 2017 – Brandi Carlile performs “Pride and Joy” live on the Green Stage, Day 2, Boston Calling Music Festival held on Harvard University’s athletic fields in Allston, MA. Video Credits: Greg Shea – Producer/Director/Camera/Editor Bill Winn – Recorded & Mixed by Joe Tooley – Record Engineer Jess Barnthouse – Camera Dylan Connor – […]

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