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Concert Report for April 16 – 30, 2018

 

Tune in to WZBC weekdays at 830am, 1130am, 230pm, and 430pm for live, on-air concert reports and free ticket give-aways!

 

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.

 

 

 

MONDAY, April 16, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Queer Kitchen

 

Middle East Upstairs

Dopasetic, with Guilla, Oliver Penn, Nina, Subtex, Don Def, The Supervisor

 

Middle East Downstairs

Riff Raff

 

Great Scott

RLYR, Fotocrime, Kindling

 

O’Brien’s

Frkse/Khlyst, Husere Grav, Nycterent, Greylock, Gloomseeker

 

Brighton Music Hall

The Hunna, Coasts, Courtships

 

Lilypad

The Fringe – 1030pm

 

Jerry Bergonzi Quartet – 830pm

 

Matt Savage, Aaron Gratzmiller Saxophone Quartet – 615pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Open Mic Challenge

 

The Sinclair

Downbeat Mondays: Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas – 10pm

 

Russian Circles, King Woman – 8pm

 

 

 

TUESDAY, April 17, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Heavy Metal Tuesday

 

Middle East Upstairs

Sure Sure, Tipling Rock

 

Great Scott

Beans on Toast, Miketon & The Nightblinders, Kevin Bogart

 

O’Brien’s

All Talk, Soft Pyramids, Holy Tunics, Splitting Image

 

Brighton Music Hall

My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult, WZBC DJ Brian L

 

Lilypad

Norm Zamcheck & Mat Kastner

 

Lizard Lounge

Duke Levine’s Super Sweet Sounds of the 70s

 

The Sinclair

JD McPherson, Jake La Botz

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, April 18, 2018

 

Once Somerville

The Last Revel

 

Middle East Upstairs

Doppelgang, Palmingo, Kmawa

 

Middle East Downstairs

YFN Lucci

 

Great Scott

Wild Ones

 

O’Brien’s

Ad.ul.t, Snailmate, Birthday Ass

 

Brighton Music Hall

Preoccupations, Freak Heat, Waves

 

Lilypad

Gill Aharon Trio – 1030pm

 

Peter Kenagy Sextet – 830pm

 

Lizard Lounge

David Johnston – 1030pm

 

The Dennis Brennan Band – 930pm

 

The Sinclair

Baths, No Joy, Sasami

 

 

 

THURSDAY, April 19, 2018

 

Once Somerville

The Smallest Town Ensemble, Grown Up Noise, The Original Blue Ribbon Band

 

Middle East Upstairs

Primo Profit, Crimeapple, Estee Nack, OTO

 

Middle East Downstairs

Funky Dawgz Brass Band, Swimmer, The New Motif

 

Great Scott

Acid Mothers Temple, Yoo Doo Right

 

O’Brien’s

Lessener, Moonflower, Sick Minds, Faux News

 

Brighton Music Hall

Hawthorne Heights, Hotel Books, Sienna Skies, Heavy Things

 

Lilypad

Jinmo, Zenzizenzizenzic, Tiny Synth – 1030pm

 

Roots of Brazilian Music Series: Samba & Choro – 815pm

 

A Love Suprema: A Reading with Kristen Bulger, Amy Sauber, and Noah Burton – 630pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Tory Silver, Savior Faire, Kaiti Jones

 

The Sinclair

Night Shift Brewing Nite Lite Launch Party, with Gold Blood and Associates, DJ Frank White

 

 

 

FRIDAY, April 20, 2018

 

Once Somerville

420 Cannapolooza

 

Middle East Upstairs

“Heroes” – 10pm

 

Sam Nitsch & The Feedback, Groundwater, Mom Rock – 7pm

 

Middle East Downstairs

Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Kat Wright, Harsh Armadillo

 

Great Scott

Nap Eyes, She-Devils

 

O’Brien’s

Scamps, Limo, Banshee, Psychic Life Coach

 

Brighton Music Hall

Lespecial, Eliot Lipp, Cycles, The Flat

 

Lilypad

Cocek!, Sarma Brass Band – 1030pm

 

Mint Green, Pondering, Raavi & The House Plants, Miette Hope, Healing Cow – 7pm

 

Lizard Lounge

King’s Highway, Toussaint & The Naya Rockers

 

The Sinclair

The Glitter Boys – 10pm

 

Chris Smither – 8pm

 

Metropolitan Waterworks Museum

Non-Event and the Metropolitan Waterworks Museum present Sarah Davachi, Katarina Miljkovic

 

 

 

SATURDAY, April 21, 2018

 

Once Somerville

The Mallett Brothers Band, Jon Fishman, Eastbound Jesus

 

Middle East Upstairs

Soulelujah! with Ty Jesso – 11pm

 

Bush Tetras, DJ Hugo Burnham, Muck and the Mires – 630pm

 

Middle East Downstairs

H20, Wisdom in Chains, Reason to Fight

 

Great Scott

Penguin Prison, Mating Ritual

 

O’Brien’s

Gozu, Sundrifter, Eyes of the Sun, Birnam Wood

 

Brighton Music Hall

The Residents

 

Lilypad

Kina Zoré – 1030pm

 

Mike McGinnis, Art Lande, Steve Swallow – 530pm

 

Lizard Lounge

The Macrotones, The Void Union

 

The Sinclair

Pimps of Joytime

 

 

 

SUNDAY, April 22, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Cliff Notez, Hop Hop, Anson Rap, Sway Casey

 

Middle East Upstairs

The Unseen, American War Machine, Moose Knuckle, The Von Traps

 

Middle East Downstairs

Dumbfounded, Year of the Ox, Nafla, DJ ZO

 

Great Scott

Forn, Elizabeth Colour Wheel, Rozamov, Vaulted

 

O’Brien’s

Spanish Love Songs, Rebuilder, Oh The Humanity!, Rooftops

 

Lilypad

Young Familiar, Remnose, The Love Strangers, Littlefoot – 1030pm

 

Joe Hunt Group – 830pm

 

Duo Coniferous – 630pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night: Shilo

 

The Sinclair

The Cactus Blossoms, Frankie Lee

 

 

 

MONDAY, April 23, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Kelly Spyglass

 

Middle East Upstairs

The Lillingtons, Make War, The Cryptics

 

Great Scott

Surfer Blood, Winter

 

O’Brien’s

Saccharine, Lychi, Guiding Wave, The Materialistics, Chemical Wire

 

Lilypad

The Fringe – 1030pm

 

Jerry Bergonzi Quartet – 830pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Open Mic Challenge

 

The Sinclair

Downbeat Mondays: Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas – 10pm

 

Nick Hakim, Jake Sherman – 8pm

 

 

 

TUESDAY, April 24, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Heavy Metal Tuesday

 

Middle East Upstairs

Trauma

 

Middle East Downstairs

IAMX

 

Great Scott

Halfsour, Eureka California, Pleaser, Kiss Concert

 

O’Brien’s

Bird.Bird, Steve Salty, Razorta Rosa

 

Brighton Music Hall

Cut Chemist, El Dusty, Shortkut, DJ Carbo

 

Lilypad

Baerd, Olivia Barton

 

Lizard Lounge

Duke Levine’s Super Sweet Sounds of the 70s

 

The Sinclair

The Suffers, The Suitcase Junket

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018

 

Middle East Upstairs

Mickman, DeeZ, Tismba, Maxfield, Wessanders

 

Middle East Downstairs

Mac Lethal & Wax

 

Great Scott

Stig, Aubrey Haddard Trio

 

O’Brien’s

The Guilloteenagers, Houston and the Dirty Rats, The Sewer Buddies, Blame it on Whitman

 

Brighton Music Hall

Ibibio Sound Machine, Super Smash Broz

 

Lilypad

Gil Aharon Trio – 1030pm

 

Charlie Kohlhase’s Explorers Club – 730pm

 

Lizard Lounge

The Dennis Brennan Band

 

The Sinclair

Sofi Tukker, Kah-Lo, LP Giobbi

 

 

 

THURSDAY, April 26, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Federator No 1, Air Congo

 

Middle East Upstairs

Spocka Summa

 

Middle East Downstairs

Roy Wood$ - 7pm

 

Great Scott

Bit Brigade, Double Ferrari, Master Hand

 

O’Brien’s

Arrowhead, Au Revior, Pray for Sound, Haborlights

 

Brighton Music Hall

Yung Gravy, BBNO$

 

Lilypad

Weir Zhongle, Lina Tullgren, __Highlight Reel – 1030pm

 

Elizabethan: David William Hughes – 8pm

 

Lizard Lounge

The Perceptionists featuring Mr Lif and Akrobatik, backed by live band featuring Tommy Benedetti, Van Martin and Chris Beam, DJ Mister Rourke

 

The Sinclair

Emo Night Boston – 930pm

 

Sofi Tucker, Kah-Lo, LP Giobbi – 9p,

 

 

 

FRIDAY, April 27, 2018

 

Once Somerville

The Jacob Jolliff Band, The Brother Brothers

 

Middle East Upstairs

King Ilabash and the Royal Band ft Ashanti Nicole – 1030pm

 

Dagny – 630pm

 

Middle East Downstairs

VaudEvil – 1030pm

 

Smooky MarGielaa, Lil Mosey – 630pm

 

Great Scott

Oompa, Kyle Bent, Rex Mac

 

O’Brien’s

Beached Boy, Meangirls, Granddad, Dogtooth MA

 

Lilypad

Some Like It Hott 56 – Back to the 80s Vol 3 – 9pm

 

Hal Galper Quartet fear Jerry Bergonzi – 730pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Club d’Elf, with special guests Randy Roos and Amy Bellamy

 

The Sinclair

The Glitter Boys – 10pm

 

Mr Brownstone – 9pm

 

CVPA Mass Dartmouth

Non-Event presents Sonic Section Perspectives (for Paul Rudolph) conceived by José Rivera and Michael Rosenstein for six participant-collaborators, introduction by Chris Grimley

 

 

 

SATURDAY, April 28, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Aloud, Samantha Farrell, Benjamin Cartel

 

Middle East Upstairs

Soulelujah! with John Funke – 11pm

 

Marbin, The Rupert Selection – 7pm

 

Middle East Downstairs

20/20 Showcase: Ivy Lab, Paint, Shield

 

Great Scott

Half Waif, Hovvdy, Nature Shots

 

O’Brien’s

Salem Wolves, Mercy Union, The Offseason

 

Brighton Music Hall

Durand Jones & The Indications, The Maxims

 

Lilypad

Paa Seck Diery Band

 

Lizard Lounge

Old Jack’s Last Saturday, with special guests Nate Leavitt & The Elevation, The Wolff Sisters

 

The Sinclair

Turnover, Mannequin Pussy, Summer Salt

 

 

 

SUNDAY, April 29, 2018

 

Middle East Upstairs

Merithis, Divinex, Myth of I, The Beast of Nod – 8pm

 

Dead Trains, Today Junior, Crimespree – 2pm

 

O’Brien’s

Dead Swords, Weighdown, Soft Fangs

 

Brighton Music Hall

Rasputina, Eliza Rickman

 

Lilypad

Jazz Jam Concert Nite feat the David Fox Trio – 9pm

 

Lillimure Birthday Show – 730pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night: Blue Rose Showcase

 

The Sinclair

Turnover, Mannequin Pussy, Summer Salt, Funeral Advantage

 

 

 

MONDAY, April 30, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Spelling, Ozlo, Birdwatching

 

Middle East Upstairs

Counterfeit, Dubé, Sundress Funeral

 

Great Scott

Nina Nesbitt, Whitney Woerz

 

O’Brien’s

The Galvanics, Danny Laj & The Looks, Kid Gulliver

 

Lilypad

The Fringe – 1030pm

 

Jerry Bergonzi Quartet – 830pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Open Mic Challenge

 

The Sinclair

Downbeat Mondays: Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas – 10pm

 

Carpenter, Brut, Gost – 845pm

 

 

 

UPCOMING / ONGOING

 

Café Fixe

Tuesday, May 8: Non-Event presents their May Experimental Coffee House, featuring Bats from Pogo (Andrea Pensado & Walter Wright)

 

Metropolitan Waterworks Museum

Thursday, May 10: Non-Event and the Metropolitan Waterworks Museum present Okkyung Lee, Andy Graydon

 

ECC at Korean Church of Boston

Monday, June 4: Non-Event, Goethe-Institut Boston, and Swissnex present Jakob Ullman, Andre Cormier

 

First Parish in Cambridge

Friday, June 8: Non-Event and Boston Hassle present Lonnie Holley, Bill Orcutt

 

Café Fixe

Tuesday, June 12: Non-Event presents their June Experimental Coffee House, featuring Donkey No No