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Concert Report for February 23 – March 12, 2017

 

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Please Note: We review all submissions for accuracy, but mistakes and changes do occur, so please check with the individual venue for up-to-the-minute information.

 

 

 

THURSDAY, February 23, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Sons of an Illustrious Father, MG Lederman

 

Middle East Upstairs

Crankdat, BKAYE, AG, Soundifex, sonofawhatsherface

 

Middle East Downstairs

Mickey Avalon, Outland Camp, ReSurch

 

Great Scott

The Dig, Communist Daughter

 

O’Brien’s

Pulitzer Prize Fighter, Mokita, Flyeater

 

Brighton Music Hall

Sonreal, Clairmont the Second, Mike Rebel

 

House of Blues

Tribal Seeds

 

Lilypad

Pill, Trim, New Pope – 10pm

 

Really Great Birthrates, Peace Prize, Steven Chagnon – 7pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Rose Polenzani and Dave Godowsky

 

The Sinclair

Dear Man Winter, John Mark Nelson

 

 

 

FRIDAY, February 24, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Boston Stands: A Mardi Gras Benefit for the ACLU

 

Middle East Upstairs

Dave Hause and the Mermain, Vapers, Rebuilder

 

Middle East Downstairs

Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears, Dams of the West

 

Great Scott

Actor | Observor, Energy, Weak Teeth

 

O’Brien’s

Zip-Tie Handcuffs, Hey Zeus, Wolfsmyth, Tenafly Vipers

 

Brighton Music Hall

Muna, Le Moon, DJ Carbo

 

House of Blues

Crooked Coast – 10pm

 

Run the Jewels – 7pm

 

Lilypad

Instant Treelin, Sean Trishka, Aurora Birch

 

The Sinclair

The Victor Wooten Trio featuring Dennis Chambers and Bob Franceschini

 

 

 

SATURDAY, February 25, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Pissed Jeans, Phantom Rides

 

Middle East Upstairs

Soulelujah! with Ian Lawrence & Johnny Stevens – 11pm doors

 

Blindspot, Aeronaut Down, Wonder City, Carissa Johnson – 630pm doors

 

Girls Night Out, Wink – All Ages – 1pm doors

 

Middle East Downstairs

Ivy Lab, Shades, Lenore, Metafish

 

O’Brien’s

RVRSR, Bulletin, Professor Caffeine & The Insecurities, Above Ground Basement

 

Brighton Music Hall

Dorothy, The Georgia Flood

 

House of Blues

Afterparty with Kong – 11pm

 

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic – 7pm

 

Lilypad

Jam Hott – 10pm

 

Emmy Cerra, Rose Cabal, Mel Fitzhugh, Jared Nathanson – 630pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Sarah Blacker & The Groove Association, The DuPont Brothers

 

The Sinclair

The Victor Wooten Trio featuring Dennis Chambers and Bob Franceschini

 

 

 

SUNDAY, February 26, 2017

 

Middle East Upstairs

Coach Fest Mini: Queen Moo, The Superweaks, Leaner, No Thank You, Weller, Who Loves You – All Ages – 7pm doors

 

Great Scott

Shadow Band, Bad History Month, Dust From 1000 Years

 

O’Brien’s

Downcity Armory, Bid Time Kill, Telelectrix, Mei Ohara

 

Brighton Music Hall

We The Kings, Plaid Brixx, Astro Lasso, Cute Is What We Aim For

 

Lilypad

Joe Hunt Group

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night

 

The Sinclair

The Griswolds, Dreamers, Parks

 

 

 

MONDAY, February 27, 2017

 

Once Somerville

The Splinters

 

Middle East Upstairs

The Offering, Graviton, The Floors Embrace, Dividing Skies

 

Great Scott

Strange Mangers, Funeral Advantage, Lina Tullgren, Teenender, Champagne Charm

 

O’Brien’s

Vos, Slow Coyote, Squash

 

Lilypad

The Fringe – 1030pm

 

Jerry Bergonzi Group – 830pm

 

FieldTrip: Phil Grenadier & Gary Feldman Duo – 715pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Open Mic Challenge

 

The Sinclair

Colony House, Deep Sea Diver

 

 

 

TUESDAY, February 28, 2017

 

Middle East Upstairs

Call Me Karizma, Cosmos & Cratures, Kid Quill, Patternist – All Ages – 6pm doors

 

Great Scott

River Whyless, Mail the Horse

 

O’Brien’s

Ubuntu, Claire Bryant and the Babes, Dominant Funktion

 

Brighton Music Hall

Eisley, Backwards Dancer, Civilian

 

Lilypad

Janek Gwizdala, Tim Miller – 1030pm

 

Rich Greenblatt & Rebecca Cline – 830pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Tribute Tuesday with Sean Trischka and Isa Burke: Fleetwood Mac’s Rumors

 

The Sinclair

You Blew It!, All Get Out, Free Throw

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, March 1, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Sad13, Bellows, Christian Holden, Horse Jumper of Love

 

Middle East Upstairs

Andy Suzuki & The Method

 

Great Scott

MC Lars, Mega Ran, Big O

 

O’Brien’s

Pupply Problems, Emmett McCleary, Ricecrackers, Du Vide, Ozlo

 

Brighton Music Hall

Slothrust, Ian Sweet, Kal Marks

 

Lizard Lounge

The Wolff Sisters, The Dennis Brennan Band

 

The Sinclair

Glen Hansard

 

 

 

THURSDAY, March 2, 2017

 

Once Somerville

The Joy Formidable, Phoebe Bridges

 

Middle East Upstairs

Potty Mouth, Partybaby, Tennis System, Gravel – All Ages – 7pm doors

 

Middle East Downstairs

Boston Gone Wild

 

Great Scott

Anvil, Night Demon, Graveshadow, Black Mass

 

O’Brien’s

La Neve, Even Greer, Blau Blau, Boston Crème

 

Brighton Music Hall

Mike Doughty, Wheatus

 

House of Blues

Excision

 

Lizard Lounge

Upstate Rubdown, Smalltalker

 

The Sinclair

Viceroy, Rainer + Grimm

 

 

 

FRIDAY, March 3, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Robyn Hitchcock, Emma Swift

 

Middle East Upstairs

Osz, Fytch x Paradym, Benwah x Tices – 1030pm doors

 

Bad Pop – All Ages – 630pm doors

 

Middle East Downstairs

Noname, Ravyn Lenae – All Ages – 630pm doors

 

O’Brien’s

Rozamov, Wormwood, Lesser Glow

 

Brighton Music Hall

Ployphia, Jason Richardson, Covet

 

House of Blues

The Flaming Lips – 7pm

 

DJ Ryan Brown – 6pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Club d’Elf

 

The Sinclair

Nikki Lane, Brent Cobb, Jonathan Tyler

 

 

 

SATURDAY, March 4, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Sephardic Sounds and Spices: Asefa in Concert

 

Middle East Upstairs

Kevin Garret, Arizona – All Ages – 7pm doors

 

Middle East Downstairs

Live Band Emo/Pop Punk Karaoke

 

Great Scott

Jeff Beam, Rick Rude, Carinae

 

O’Brien’s

Slingshot Dakota, Ratboys, Lilith, Pushflowers

 

Brighton Music Hall

Leroy Sanchez

 

House of Blues

Led Zeppelin 2

 

Lizard Lounge

Kabir Sen and the Krush Factory with members of the Dub Down

 

The Sinclair

Big Wreck

 

 

 

SUNDAY, March 5, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Steady Holiday

 

Middle East Upstairs

Lexxi Saal, The Neighborhood Thieves, Firstwave

 

Middle East Downstairs

Ro James, Kevin Roos – All Ages – 7pm doors

 

Great Scott

Alchemilla, Jean Kearney, Not To Touch the Earth, Bigfoot, Cruel Miracle, Scott Damgaard and Ben Knight

 

O’Brien’s

Hadean, Baring Teeth, Bacterial Husk, Mollusk

 

Brighton Music Hall

Save Ferris, Baby Baby, Petty Morals

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night

 

The Sinclair

Adrian Belew Power Trio, Saul Zonana

 

 

 

MONDAY, March 6, 2017

 

Once Somerville

The John Frazee Trio

 

Great Scott

Tim Darcy, Molly Burch

 

O’Brien’s

Gigantic Ant, Space Between, Julia Mark

 

Brighton Music Hall

Jesca Hoop, Brooke Annibale

 

House of Blues

Juicy J

 

Lizard Lounge

Open Mic Challenge

 

The Sinclair

Vanessa Carlton, Tristen

 

 

 

TUESDAY, March 7, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Power Trip, Iron Reagan, Glory, Prison Hit, Hardware

 

Middle East Upstairs

Kevin Abstract, Bearface – All Ages – 7pm doors

 

O’Brien’s

Department of Everything, Throwaway, Arrot To

 

Brighton Music Hall

The Radio Dept, Germans, DJ Carbo

 

House of Blues

Jeezy

 

Lizard Lounge

Kevin Harris & Special Guest

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017

 

Middle East Upstairs

Something Sneaky, The Band Ice Cream, Earth Heart, Big Jon and the Mattress Factory

 

Middle East Downstairs

Joey Purp, Nick Grant, Kami – All Ages – 7pm doors

 

O’Brien’s

Pilgrim, Heavy Temple, Easter Bloodhounds, Sea

 

Brighton Music Hall

Carpenter Brut, Chrome Over Brass, Le Matos

 

House of Blues

Sting

 

Lizard Lounge

Jen Kearney, The Dennis Brennan Band

 

The Sinclair

Agnes Obel

 

 

 

THURSDAY, March 9, 2017

 

Middle East Upstairs

Alex Dezen

 

Middle East Downstairs

Every Time I Die, Knocked Loose, Harm’s Way, Eternal Sleep – All Ages – 6pm doors

 

Great Scott

Sam Patch, Colbis the Creature, Lyfe Indoors

 

O’Brien’s

Vanessa Silberman, Carissa Johnson, Gianna Botticelli

 

Brighton Music Hall

AJR, Hailey Knox

 

House of Blues

Jalopy – 8pm

 

Galactic, Robert Randolph & The Family Band – 7pm

 

Lizard Lounge

The Lost Marbles Salon

 

The Sinclair

The Band Perry

 

 

 

FRIDAY, March 10, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Agent Orange, Guttermouth, The Queers, The Atom Age

 

Middle East Upstairs

Vibe Street, Evanoff, Dem Jams Yem

 

Middle East Downstairs

Xmortis the Barbarian! DJ Chris Ewen, spins Goth & Industrial with a special early set by DJ Zack Wells spinning Black, Death, Gothic, Viking, and Doom Metal

 

O’Brien’s

Keith McEachern, Killer Cortez, Left Hand Does, The Gypsy West

 

Brighton Music Hall

Foxing

 

House of Blues

Passenger

 

Lilypad

E, Gary War, Voilet Nox, Audrey Harrer

 

Lizard Lounge

Primate Fiasco

 

The Sinclair

Mbongwana Star

 

 

 

SATURDAY, March 11, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Secondhand Serenade, Hawthorne Heights, Ronnie Winter, Kenny Holland

 

Middle East Upstairs

Disrupt J20 Benefit: The Hotelier, Palehound, Loone, Animal Flag – All Ages – 6pm doors

 

Middle East Downstairs

Saved By the 90s

 

Great Scott

Slaves, Black Beach

 

O’Brien’s

The Knock Ups, Diablogato, The Furs, The Evil Streaks

 

Brighton Music Hall

Sticky Fingers, Bootleg Rascal – 8pm

 

Four Years Strong, Can’t Swim, Light Years, Sleep On It, Acadia – 6pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Dub Apocalypse

 

The Sinclair

All Them Witches, Irata, Salem Wolves

 

 

 

SUNDAY, March 12, 2017

 

Middle East Upstairs

Everpresent, Big Time, Kill, Rogozo, DJ Anomoly – All Ages – 1pm doors

 

Middle East Downstairs

Rawayana, Dioniso, Suenos Rotos

 

Great Scott

Co/ntry, Sports Coach, We Can All Be Sorry

 

O’Brien’s

The Heavies, Dead Elect, Wind in Sails, Today Junior

 

Brighton Music Hall

Four Years Strong, Can’t Swim, Light Years, Sleep On It, Acadia

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night

 

The Sinclair

Devandra Banhart

 

 

 

UPCOMING / ONGOING

 

Café Fixe

Tuesday, March 14: Non-Event presents their March Experimental Coffee House, featuring Phurnne

 

Café Fixe

Tuesday, April 11: Non-Event presents their April Experimental Coffee House, featuring Wendy Eisenberg

 

School of the Museum of Fine Arts

 

Monday, April 17: Non-Event and SMFA present Ben Owen and Jason Kahn