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Concert Report for October 21 – November 4, 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.

 

 

 

SUNDAY, October 21, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Ken Mode, Birds in a Row, Bedtimemagic, American Ethos

 

Middle East Upstairs

Spencer Nicholson, Mariano Escalano, Voting Yes, Beane

 

Great Scott

Hey Ocean, Teenender, Stacey Kelleher

 

O’Brien’s

Toby Driver, Inaeona, Hemlok

 

Brighton Music Hall

Alo, The Fritz

 

Lilypad

Lilypad Jazz Jam + David Arteaga Quartet – 9pm

 

The David Haas Group – 7pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night: Queen G

 

The Sinclair

Youssou Ndour

 

 

 

MONDAY, October 22, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Toddlerbilly Takeover

 

Middle East Upstairs

SayWeCanFly, The Stolen, The Second After, Bloom

 

Middle East Downstairs

Suffocation, Cattle Decapitation, Krisium, Soreption

 

Great Scott

Young Rising Sons, Saint Slumber

 

O’Brien’s

Windowsill & Ashtray, Leisure, Suzanne Friedman

 

Brighton Music Hall

Big Data, Castlecomer, Fitness

 

Lilypad

The Fringe – 1030pm

 

Jerry Bergonzi Quartet – 830pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Open Mic Challenge

 

The Sinclair

Downbeat Mondays feat Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas – 10pm

 

Guided by Voices, Park Doing – 8pm

 

 

 

TUESDAY, October 23, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Bell Witch

 

Middle East Upstairs

Conway

 

Great Scott

Yungblud, Arrested Youth

 

O’Brien’s

Chris Dalla Riva & The Outliers, The Year of the Clam, Small Talk

 

Brighton Music Hall

Sure Sure, Wilderado, Tipling Rock

 

Lizard Lounge

The Piano Bar with Ken Clark

 

The Sinclair

The Church

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, October 24, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Doctor Gasp 16th Annual Halloween Special: The Silks, The Horse-Eyed Men

 

Middle East Upstairs

Future Generations, Zuli, Teenender

 

Great Scott

Stella Donnelly, Bedbug, Puppy Problems

 

O’Brien’s

I’m Glad It’s You, Shiver, I Wish I Could Skateboard, Benjamin Ward

 

Brighton Music Hall

Oddisee & Evidence

 

Lilypad

Gill Aharon Trio – 1030pm

 

Charlie Kohlhase’s Explorers Club – 730pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Abbie Barrett , The Dennis Brennan Band

 

The Sinclair

Phil Cook, Andy Jenkins

 

 

 

THURSDAY, October 25, 2018

 

Middle East Upstairs

Palisades, Dayseeker, Savage Hands, Saving Vice

 

Middle East Downstairs

She Wants Revenge, Mykki Blanco, Tessa Rae

 

Great Scott

Ruston Kelly, Katie Pruitt

 

O’Brien’s

Damnation, Forbidden Dimension, The Demon Seeds, The Knock Ups

 

Brighton Music Hall

Dying Fetus, Incantation, Gatecreeper, Genocide Pact

 

Lilypad

Gun Mother, Young Familiar, Ryan Adair Rooney – 1030pm

 

Happy Boz’ll Workshop 1.0 – 730pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Ghosts of Jupiter

 

The Sinclair

City Rockers – 1030pm

 

Pile, The Spirit of the Beehive, Lilith – 8pm

 

 

 

FRIDAY, October 26, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Costumes and Covers: Playing in France as the Cure, Members of Pet Fox and Be You Me and The Beatles, Neil O’Neil as Kiss, The Rosehips as Devo

 

Middle East Upstairs

Halloween Hangover XIV: Stone the Druggist, Almost Got Caught, Dudley Ponders, The Failsafes

 

Middle East Downstairs

Mipso, Sam Lewis

 

Great Scott

Bass Drum of Death, Boy Azooga

 

O’Brien’s

The Radiator Rattlers, Kermit’s Finger, The Grommets, Black Hatch

 

Brighton Music Hall

We Were Promised Jetpacks, Hurry Up, DJ Carbo

 

Lilypad

Jared Sims

 

Lizard Lounge

Club d’Elf Hallowe’en Party

 

The Sinclair

Glitter Boys – 10pm

 

Aqueous, Mungion – 9pm

 

Metropolitan Waterworks Museum

Non-Event and Metropolitan Waterworks Museum present Kevin Drumm and Andrea Pensado

 

 

 

SATURDAY, October 27, 2018

 

Once Somerville

SuperSonic (Oasis Tribute), The Young Americans (David Bowie Tribute), DJ Louis Le Mod

 

Middle East Upstairs

The Get Down – ft Moe Dee – 11pm

 

Lyres, Glider, The Modifiers – 630pm

 

Middle East Downstairs

Big D and the Kids Table, BigWig, The CreepShow, Donaher

 

Great Scott

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell: Spooky Ball – 10pm

 

Graeme James, Alex Preston – 7pm

 

O’Brien’s

Today Junior as Wavves, The Way Ways as Kings of Leon, Glass House as Pixies, Settler as Promise Ring

 

Brighton Music Hall

Emo Night Brooklyn

 

Lilypad

Whale Tail, Miette Hope

 

Lizard Lounge

OldJack’s Last Saturday: Halloween 2018, featuring Dee Zaster & The Designated Drivers as Elvis Costello, OldJack as Neil Diamond, Cult of Point Break Playtime as the Rolling Stones

 

The Sinclair

Soulelujah – 10pm

 

Mountain Man, The Dead Tongues – 9pm

 

The Music of the Beatles for Kids – 1130am

 

 

 

SUNDAY, October 28, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Halloween with Guerilla Toss, Gauche, Bugs and Rats

 

Middle East Upstairs

Junglepussy, Brandi Blaze, Hopeadope

 

Middle East Downstairs

Lee “Scratch” Perry + Subatomic Sound System, Dub Apocalypse, Green Lion Crew

 

Great Scott

A Rock and Roll Masquerade, featuring Energy performing as the Misfits, Michael Kane & The Morning Afters, Van Railin

 

O’Brien’s

Witchkiss, Mollusk, Easter Bloodhounds

 

Brighton Music Hall

This Will Destroy You, Steve Hauschildt

 

Lilypad

Joe Hunt Group – 830pm

 

Didi Stewart and Her Mighty Little Trio – 6pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night: Ryk McIntyre

 

The Sinclair

Monster Magnet, Electric Citizen, Dark Sky Choir, Worshipper

 

 

 

MONDAY, October 29, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Buffy Halloween Bash – Once More With Feeling Singalong

 

Middle East Upstairs

Disorder Halloween

 

Middle East Downstairs

Red, The Veer Union, Skyharbor, Veio

 

O’Brien’s

Horse Jumper of Love/Saccharine as Jimmy Eat World, Lilith, Pushflowers, Bedbeg

 

Brighton Music Hall

Alcest, Black Beach

 

Lilypad

The Fringe – 1030pm

 

Jerry Bergonzi Quartet – 830pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Open Mic Challenge

 

The Sinclair

Downbeat Mondays feat Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas – 10pm

 

Ezra Furman, Omni – 8pm

 

The Yard

John Hancock Tower

6th Floor

 

Non-Event presents Meridian, Brittany Karlson

 

 

TUESDAY, October 30, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Simpson’s Trivia

 

Middle East Upstairs

Fat Tony, Cadence Weapon

 

Middle East Downstairs

The Twilight Sad, You People

 

Great Scott

Prof, Mac Irv, Dwynell Roland, Willie Wonka

 

O’Brien’s

Girls Rock Campaign Boston Halloween Cover Band Fundraiser

 

Brighton Music Hall

Jake Shears, Ssion, DJ Sammy Jo

 

Lilypad

Halloween at the Lilypad: All Talk, Littlefoot, Nightime Sunshine, Love Strangers

 

The Sinclair

Gus Dapperton, Beshken

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, October 31, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Halloween Clownfest: Robot Clean, Driven Sane, Lucreatia’s Daggers

 

Middle East Upstairs

“Heroes” Halloween

 

Middle East Downstairs

Psymbionic, Au5, Uncle Bob, L3tho

 

O’Brien’s

Birdgangs as Fleetwood Mac, Lady Pills as Iggy Pop, Local Jerks as the Bronx, Future Teens as Kidz Bop Vol 1

 

Brighton Music Hall

Korpiklaani & Arkona, Wilderun

 

Lilypad

Gill Aharon Trio

 

Lizard Lounge

Werewolf Bar Mitzvah, LuxDeluxe, Rachel Sumner

 

The Sinclair

The Sound of Tomorrow presented by Soulection: Joe Kay, Andre Power, Andres Uribe, Jared Jackson

 

 

 

THURSDAY, November 1, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Mom Jeans, Just Friends, Awakebutstillinbed, Retirement Party

 

Middle East Upstairs

Kweku Collins, Joseph Chilliams

 

Middle East Downstairs

Crowd Lu

 

O’Brien’s

Sleepspirit, Shallow Pools, The Press War

 

Brighton Music Hall

Parsonsfield & Sawyer Fredericks

 

Lilypad

Visitors Trio, Amanda Monaco Trio

 

Lizard Lounge

Elit Bronson, Susan Cattaneo, Amy McCarley

 

The Sinclair

Caroline Rose, And The Kids

 

 

 

FRIDAY, November 2, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Roky Erickson, White Mystery, The Evil Streaks

 

Middle East Upstairs

Halloween Hangover XIV, with Avoxblue, The Stampede, Fire in the Field, Moxa

 

Middle East Downstairs

The Emo Band – Live Band Emo & Pop Punk Karaoke Party

 

Great Scott

The War and Treaty, Courtney Marie Andrews

 

O’Brien’s

Dan Webb & The Spiders, Prize the Doubt, Muddler, Reveries

 

Brighton Music Hall

The Main Squeeze, Hamish Anderson

 

Lilypad

B Joker, The Hate Street Dialogue, Dre Muzic – 1030pm

 

Hot Molasses, Sugar Cones – 8pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Mobile Steam Unit, The Group Activity – 10pm

 

The Black Feathers – 7pm

 

The Sinclair

Glitter Boys – 10pm

 

Ekali, 1788-L – 645pm

 

 

 

SATURDAY, November 3, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Troy Ramey and Lilli Passero with special guest Rachel Silverman

 

Middle East Upstairs

The Get Down, ft Moe Dee – 11pm

 

Slenderbodies, Justin Arena – 630pm

 

Witchcake, Needle Play, Revanchrist – 1pm

 

Middle East Downstairs

Hoodie Allen, Giana & Kyle

 

Great Scott

The Whiskey Treaty Roadshow, Pinedrop – 930pm

 

Ian Sweet, Young Jesus, Sean Henry – 6pm

 

O’Brien’s

Coffin Salesman, OC45, Bundles, Burn Burn Burn

 

Brighton Music Hall

Windhand, Satan’s Satyrs

 

Lilypad

Asian Glow – 830pm

 

Pablo Ablanedo Octeto – 430pm

 

Lizard Lounge

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

 

The Sinclair

Carbon Leaf, Emma Hern

 

 

 

SUNDAY, November 4, 2018

 

Middle East Upstairs

Vinnie Caruana & Brandon Reilly, Spirit Houses, Jenn Lombari

 

Middle East Downstairs

Hoodie Allen, Giana & Kyle

 

Great Scott

Ayokay, Shaed

 

O’Brien’s

Oxymorons, Bonelang, Aza

 

Brighton Music Hall

Queen Naija

 

Lilypad

Lilypad Jazz Jam + David Arteaga Quartet

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night: Christophlex

 

The Sinclair

Haken, Leprous, Bent Knee

 

 

 

UPCOMING / ONGOING

 

Metropolitan Waterworks Museum

Friday, November 9: Non-Event and Mobius present A Tribute to Jed Speare: Strange Attractor with El Putnam, Ernst Karel, Morgan Evans Weiler

 

Café Fixe

Tuesday, November 13: Non-Event presents their November Experimental Coffee House, featuring Hollow Deck

 

New England Conservatory

Pierce Hall

 

Wednesday, November 14: Non-Event and NEC’s Department of Music Theory present Christian Wolff, Ordinary Affects

MIT List Visual Art Center

Building E15

Saturday, December 1: Non-Event and MIT List Visual Art Center present Henry Flynt, Lary 7 Ensemble, Damon & Naomi

 

Café Fixe

Tuesday, December 11: Non-Event presents their December Experimental Coffee House, featuring Curt Newton