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Concert Report for May 25 – June 11, 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, May 25, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Brewsters’ Arm Wrestling League Spring Showdown

 

Middle East Upstairs

RA the Rugged Man, A-F-R-O

 

Middle East Downstairs

Giorgio Uribe

 

Great Scott

Miles Mosley + The West Coast Get Down, Gold Blood & Associates

 

O’Brien’s

BibleCode Sundays, The Pourmen, Patrick Sampson

 

Brighton Music Hall

Maxo Kream, Big Leano, Fki

 

House of Blues

Vehicle

 

Lilypad

Nasty Women Sing

 

Lizard Lounge

Peter Prince & The Trauma Unit, Jaimie McLean Band

 

The Sinclair

Emo Night Boston – 930pm

 

Joe Pug – 830pm

 

 

 

FRIDAY, May 26, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Goratory, Dysentery, Bacterial Husk – 10pm

 

Town Meeting, Hannah Daman and the Martelle Sisters – 730pm

 

Middle East Upstairs

“Heroes” 80s New Wave, Electro, Punk, Goth + Industrial with DJ Chris Ewen

 

Middle East Downstairs

Ott, Bluetech

 

Great Scott

Lucy Dacus, Birthing Hips, Lina Tullgren

 

O’Brien’s

Psychic Dog, When Particles Collide, Powerslut, The Knock Ups

 

Brighton Music Hall

Emo Night Brooklyn: Boston

 

House of Blues

The Pourmen – 10pm

 

Flogging Molly – 7pm

 

Lilypad

The Claudia Quintet Celebrates 20 years

 

Lizard Lounge

Toussaint and The Naya Rockers

 

Metropolitan Water Works Museum

Non-Event and the Metropolitan Water Works Museum present Joe Potts + Kate Village

 

 

 

SATURDAY, May 27, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Lyres, Cal Cali Band, Classic Ruins, Black Souls

 

Middle East Upstairs

Soulelujah! with Ty Jesso – 11pm

 

LuxDeluxe, Earthquake Party!, Baby! – 630pm

 

Justin Dearborn – 1pm

 

Middle East Downstairs

Bury Your Dead, On Broken Wings, Absolute Suffering, Gator King, Before I Had Wings, Misgiver, Dissent

 

Great Scott

Pup, Choke Up

 

O’Brien’s

The Offseason, Nuclear Santa Claust, Nervous Triggers, Mikey Erg

 

Brighton Music Hall

JMSN, Alcordo, Quin

 

House of Blues

And Then There Was Us Showcase – 9pm

 

Wale – 7pm

 

Lilypad

All Together Now #5

 

Lizard Lounge

Open Mic Main Event

 

The Sinclair

Piebald

 

 

 

SUNDAY, May 28, 2017

 

Middle East Upstairs

The Nomad Stones, Swivel, The Love Dimension, Vanessa Silberman – 7pm

 

School of Rock Presents: The Divas – 1pm

 

O’Brien’s

Shiloh, Squash, Greed Island, Fossy Jaw

 

Brighton Music Hall

Morbid Angel, Suffocation, Withered, Revocation

 

Lilypad

Joe Hunt Group – 830pm

 

Shutz Vtet – 630pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night – Rudy Cabrera & The Lizard King Challenge

 

The Sinclair

Whitney, Photocomfort

 

 

 

MONDAY, May 29, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Anjimile, Sarah Golley

 

Middle East Upstairs

Rose McDowall, Whore Paint, Dame, Strange Passage

 

O’Brien’s

Cazador, Ikaray, Sough, Glacier

 

Lilypad

The Fringe – 1030pm

 

Jerry Bergonzi Group – 830pm

 

FieldTRIP: Phil Grenadier & Gary Fieldman Duo – 715pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Open Mic Challenge

 

The Sinclair

Downbeat Mondays featuring Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas

 

 

 

TUESDAY, May 30, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Cosmik Debris: A Birthday Bash for J Johnson, with the FZMBBQ Band, Count Zero, Axemunkee

 

Middle East Upstairs

Pet Symmetry, Rat Boys, Save Ends

 

O’Brien’s

F-cko, Notches, Kowabunga Kid, Yo Ticonderoga

 

Brighton Music Hall

Oddissee & Good Company, featuring Olivier St Louis, Latrell James

 

Lilypad

Haley Katrin

 

Lizard Lounge

Tribute Tuesday featuring the music of XTC

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, May 31, 2017

 

Great Scott

Reeve Carney

 

O’Brien’s

28 Degrees Taurus, The Spearmint Sea, Rivers and Plains

 

Brighton Music Hall

Tuxedo, Gavin Turek

 

House of Blues

Ja Rule & Ginuwine

 

Lilypad

Scott Tarulli

 

Lizard Lounge

Catharine David, The Dennis Brennan Band

 

The Sinclair

The Suitcase Junket, Caroline Rose

 

 

 

THURSDAY, June 1, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Born Without Bones, Lady Pills, The Furs

 

Middle East Upstairs

Olivia Swann, luhx, Cedric Jackson II, JPRIZM, Jean-Luc

 

Great Scott

Blossoms, Wilderado

 

O’Brien’s

Carissa Johnson, Sundrifter, Heavy Necker

 

Brighton Music Hall

Moonchild, Lands, DJ Carbo

 

House of Blues

Portugal The Man – 7pm

 

Fun With Hands – 6pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Chuck McDermott CD Release

 

The Sinclair

LP, Josiah & The Bonnevilles

 

 

 

FRIDAY, June 2, 2017

 

Once Somerville

A Benefit for Musician’s Health Fund: Stranglehold, PanzerBastard, Spectacle

 

Middle East Upstairs

Katastro & Pacific Dub

 

Middle East Downstairs

Versus: Madonna vs Janet Jackson – 1030pm

 

Doctor Octagon Live Experience: Kool Keith, Dan the Automator, DJ Qbert – 630pm

 

Great Scott

Milk, Big Mess, Taxidermists

 

O’Brien’s

Oh Mal, Bay Faction, Missile Girl, Saccharine

 

Brighton Music Hall

Tim Kasher, John Bradley, Campdogzz

 

House of Blues

G Vinci & Trini – 7pm

 

Fabolous and Jadakiss – 630pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Club d’Elf

 

The Sinclair

The Orwells, The Walters

 

 

 

SATURDAY, June 3, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic, Audrey Harrer – 9pm

 

The Notorious Rosanna Celebration featuring DJ Slick Vick – 6pm

 

Middle East Upstairs

JZAC, Triibe, Blake, Wall$treet, Skitso-P

 

Middle East Downstairs

Stooki Sound, Joker – 9pm

 

The Orbiting Hyman Circus featuring The Music Tapes – 2pm

 

Great Scott

Gang of Youths

 

O’Brien’s

Diva Karr, Ancalagon, Shabti, Abrader

 

Brighton Music Hall

Barns Courtney, Jenna Lotti

 

House of Blues

Corrosion: Goth, Industrial and Powernoise, with WZBC DJ Brian L and DJ Devil’s Advocate

 

Lizard Lounge

Kabir Sen & The Krush Faktory with members of the Dub Down

 

The Sinclair

Gabriel Garzon-Montano, CE

 

 

 

SUNDAY, June 4, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Giuda, Unnatural Axe, The Hi-End

 

Middle East Upstairs

Haunter, Burglary Years, Good Game, Sleeping In, Civility – 7pm

 

School of Rock Presents: The Cream of Clapton – 1pm

 

Great Scott

Mutoid Man, Helms Alee, Primitive Weapons, Summoner

 

O’Brien’s

Arctic Horror, Wholewrecker, Scalp the Pioneer, Maniacal Violator

 

Brighton Music Hall

Kimock

 

House of Blues

Ozuna

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night – Featured Poet: Yunus Quddus

 

 

 

MONDAY, June 5, 2017

 

Middle East Upstairs

Della Kinetic, Everett Gibbons, Weaver, Sayku

 

Great Scott

Bent Knee, The Shills, Body English

 

O’Brien’s

Lawn Gnomes, Indigo Kidd, Sacred Lake

 

Lizard Lounge

Open Mic Challenge

 

The Sinclair

Downbeat Mondays featuring Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas

 

 

 

TUESDAY, June 6, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Simpsons Trivia

 

Middle East Upstairs

Meatbodies, Midriffs, Bong Wish

 

O’Brien’s

Department of Everything, Leo Albatross, J E Double F, Squallie Greenthumb

 

House of Blues

Rodrigo y Gabriela

 

Lizard Lounge

The Rods Tribute Tuesday, featuring music of The Faces

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, June 7, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Zion I

 

Middle East Upstairs

Hail The Sun, Capsize, Eidola, Limbs, Arrowhead

 

Great Scott

Aldous Harding

 

O’Brien’s

Instant Shawarma, Glo, Spherehead, Daiza

 

Brighton Music Hall

Girlpool, Ian Sweet, Lexie

 

House of Blues

Fun With Hands – 9pm

 

Everclear – 6pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Ward Hayden, The Dennis Brennan Band

 

The Sinclair

Southern Culture on the Skids, The Weisstronauts

 

 

 

THURSDAY, June 8, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Reverend Horton Heat, Agent Orange, Flat Duo Jets

 

Middle East Upstairs

Bastard Noise, Dropdead, Jarhead Fertilizer, Sickness, Horrible Earth

 

Middle East Downstairs

Takke, GosT, Helheim, Plagues

 

Great Scott

Amy Shark

 

O’Brien’s

Max Jupiter, Ordinary Lives, Disavow, Pig Parts

 

Brighton Music Hall

Cody Johnson

 

House of Blues

3rd Annual Party on the Patio

 

The Sinclair

John Moreland, Will Johnson

 

 

 

FRIDAY, June 9, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Reverend Horton Heat, Agent Orange, Flat Duo Jets – 9pm

 

Toddlerbilly Reverend Heat(on) – 5pm

 

Middle East Upstairs

Tragedy: All Metal Tribute to the Bee Gees and Beyond, Gene Dante and the Future Starlets, Rawstrum

 

Middle East Downstairs

Xmortis: Forbidden Planet

 

Great Scott

Hoops, Joy Again, Clairo

 

O’Brien’s

Sea, Barrows, 28 Degrees Taurus, Voidgod

 

 

Brighton Music Hall

Mild High Club, John Andrews & The Yawns, Lina B Tullgren

 

Lizard Lounge

Planet Radio

 

The Sinclair

Timber Timbre, Ohtis

 

 

 

SATURDAY, June 10, 2017

 

Once Somerville

10th Annual Spring Halloween Thing Pub Crawl

 

Middle East Upstairs

Lotus Taylor, Akrobatik, Tashawn Taylor, Red Shaydez, Off-Color, LuDow, Aaron King – 630pm

 

Middle East Downstairs

Freddie Gibbs, Remy Banks

 

Great Scott

Bigwig, Rebuilder, The Hideout

 

O’Brien’s

Everything and Everyone, The Way Ways, Birdgangs, Cowboy Boy

 

Brighton Music Hall

Ruby Rose Fox, Halo Circus, Florie Namir, DJ Carbo, George Woods

 

House of Blues

Boston Pride Main Event with DJ Abel

 

Lizard Lounge

The Pines

 

The Sinclair

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell: Ascention featuring Bearcat, Dee Diggs, Char(7), Pussy Willow, Elisabeth Dalton, DJ Colby Drasher – 10pm

 

Mary Timony plays Helium, Noveller – 7pm

 

Washington Street Art Center

Non-Event and Washington Street Art Center present Chris Struck, Donna Parker & Vic Rawlings, Gilmore Tamny, Lean/Venerate The Plow

 

 

 

SUNDAY, June 11, 2017

 

Middle East Upstairs

Dent, Ad.ul.t, Great News

 

Great Scott

Jessie Reyez

 

O’Brien’s

I Wish I Could Skateboard, Great White Tourist, We Can All Be Sorry

 

Brighton Music Hall

!!!, Bearstronaut

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night, featuring Kyle Goldstein

 

The Sinclair

Mount Kimbie, Ash Koosha, Tirzah

 

 

 

UPCOMING / ONGOING

 

Café Fixe

Tuesday, June 13: Non-Event presents their June Experimental Coffee House, featuring ID M Theft Able

 

Le Laboratoire

Sunday, June 18: Non-Event presents EKG + solo sets

 

Metropolitan Waterworks Museum

Thursday, June 22: Non-Event and the Metropolitan Water Works Museum present David Behrman with String Noise, Forbes Graham