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Concert Report for July 18 – August 5, 2018

 

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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.

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Cuéntame Project Fundraiser: Big Jon and the Mattress Factory, Milk, DJ C8

 

Middle East Upstairs

The High Divers, SixFoxWhiskey, Bee Bee Sea

 

Great Scott

Heavy Sleeper, Jacksonville Kid, Flamingo Club, Noble Pedro

 

O’Brien’s

Honeyfitz, Pool Kids, Daytime Wino

 

Brighton Music Hall

Faust, Alec K Redfearn and the Eyesores, Creative Healing

 

Lilypad

Gil Aharon Trio – 1030pm

 

Stop Requested – 8pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Tim Gearan Band

 

 

 

THURSDAY, July 19, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Beat Surrender Mod Night: DJ Yana Lil-Jerk

 

Middle East Upstairs

Angel Vivaldi, The Floor’s Embrace, Blind Revision

 

Middle East Downstairs

Ill Doots, Miss Fairchild, The Squires of Soul, Soular Eclipse

 

Great Scott

Really From, Mother Evergreen, Prior Panic, Squirrel Flower

 

O’Brien’s

Poster Children, Mill Pond Falls

 

Lilypad

The Bills, Lady Pills, Gia Greene – 1030pm

 

Spencer Nicholson, Paks, Bianca Muniz – 8pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Aubrey Haddard, Floyd Fuji, Raleigh Fingers

 

The Sinclair

Emo Night Boston: DJs Luke O’Neil & Nick Greico – 930pm

 

Bent Knee, Gatherers, Animal Flag – 8pm

 

 

 

FRIDAY, July 20, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Dan & The Wildfire, Dan Masterson, Erica Leigh

 

Middle East Upstairs

Turkish Delight, Oceans of the Moon, Fur Purse, Gull Boy, Bunny Brains

 

Middle East Downstairs

Straw Dogs, Jerry’s Kids, Mung, Moving Targets

 

O’Brien’s

Save Ends, Laureate, Settler, I Wish I Could Skateboard

 

Brighton Music Hall

The Ultra, Self Portraits, Natalie Joly & The Reckless Hearts

 

Lilypad

Mountain Harmony: David Rothenberg & Jeffery Goldberg

 

Lizard Lounge

Heart Attack ack ack ack ack ack, The Rationales, People Skills

 

The Sinclair

Clairo, Garren Sean

 

 

 

SATURDAY, July 21, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Walter Sickert & The Army Broken Toys, The Men that Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing, Frenchy And The Punk, Radiator King

 

Middle East Upstairs

Soulelujah! with John Funke – 11pm

 

Hub City Stompers, Brunt Of It, Barfight Champs – 630pm

 

The Summer Ends, No Recall, Mr Doubtfire, Something Saturday, Sundress – 1pm

 

Middle East Downstairs

“Washed Up” ft Sir South, Youngface, Polo $ummers – 9pm

 

Zach Matari & The After Parti, The Happy Fits – 1pm

 

Great Scott

The Magic Numbers, Minihorse

 

O’Brien’s

Grub Sweat and Beers Day 1: Bible of the Devil, Sasquatch, Sundrifter, Hey Zeus, Birnam Wood, The Northern Skulls, Labor Hex, The Humanoids, Test Meat, Red Mantis

 

Brighton Music Hall

Dbmk feat Luhx & Jet Black Alley Cat – 7pm

 

Girls Rock Campaign Boston – 12noon

 

Lilypad

Glass Manequins, Mosaic Mirrors, Mei Ohara – 1030pm

 

3Unit, Old Fox – 730pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Open Mic Main Event

 

The Sinclair

Camp Cope, Petal, Sidney Gish

 

 

 

SUNDAY, July 22, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Wild Moccasins, Fitness, Nova One

 

Middle East Upstairs

Wet Leather, Caravela, Teenender

 

O’Brien’s

Grub Sweat and Beers Day 2: Wolfsmyth, Mollusk, The Rupert Selection, The Heave Ho, Witchkiss, Backwoods Payback, Set Fire, Diablogato, Freak On

 

Lilypad

Martha’s Vineyard Ferries, Mistresses – 1030pm

 

Joe Hunt Group – 830pm

 

Highway Big Band – 630pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night: Lindsey O’Neill

 

The Sinclair

Nicki Bluhm, Peter Oren Trio

 

 

 

MONDAY, July 23, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Pearl, Rock Academy, Scott Ian

 

Middle East Upstairs

Bane’s World, Michael Seyer, Inner Wave

 

O’Brien’s

Blubird, Americanadian, Glass House

 

Brighton Music Hall

Katria Garcia, Wengie & Natalies Outlet

 

Lilypad

The Fringe – 1030pm

 

Jerry Bergonzi Quartet – 830pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Open Mic Challenge

 

 

 

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018

 

Middle East Upstairs

Toledo, Andrew DeMarzo Trio, Anders Olsen, Ava Sophia

 

Great Scott

Body/Head, Gunn-Truscinski Duo

 

O’Brien’s

Cosmic Johnny, Small Talks, Floods, Ozlo

 

Lilypad

Lack, Bastian Void, Homeworld, Nadia

 

Lizard Lounge

aKWErius – 10pm

 

The Lique – 830pm

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, July 25, 2018

 

Middle East Upstairs

Spiller, The Most, Noble Dust

 

Middle East Downstairs

Powerman 5000, Deprived, Sixteenx20

 

Great Scott

Omar Apollo, Spencer

 

O’Brien’s

The Egos, Youth Decay, Courters

 

Lilypad

Gill Aharon Trio – 1030pm

 

Robert Wallace, Faride Blanco, Sarah Khatami – 730pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Tom Gearan Band

 

 

 

THURSDAY, July 26, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Radium Girls, Thrust Club, Lonely Leesa and the Lost Cowboys, Yes Commander

 

Middle East Upstairs

DOA

 

Middle East Downstairs

The Boston Rap Race Preliminary Round 1

 

Great Scott

Dylan Reese, Abstract, Ryan Oakes

 

O’Brien’s

Distressor, Offside, Psychic Weight, Dnzl

 

Lilypad

Martina Liviero Ensemble, Margaux Vranken Quartet, Jessica Curran – 11pm

 

Max Kennedy, Jake Sherman – 730pm

 

Lizard Lounge

The Autumn Defense, Johnny Irion

 

The Sinclair

Tinariwen

 

 

 

FRIDAY, July 27, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Culture, Kenyatta Hill, Junior Rodigan

 

Middle East Upstairs

Yung Bae, Kerry Quirk, Dustin Rosata

 

Middle East Downstairs

VaudEvil Halloween in July

 

Great Scott

Avoxblue, House of Harm, Andre Obin, DJ Heather D

 

O’Brien’s

Malevich, Iron Gag, Sick Minds

 

Brighton Music Hall

Femi Kuti, Kotoko Blues

 

Lilypad

T Rextasy, Lonely Parade, Mint Green

 

Lizard Lounge

Club d’Elf

 

 

 

SATURDAY, July 28, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Bellows, Soft Fangs, Happy Little Clouds

 

Middle East Upstairs

Soulelujah! with Claude Money & DJ Prestige – 11pm

 

Spotlights, Glacier, Weighdown – 630pm

 

Lockrum, Condition Baker – 1pm

 

Middle East Downstairs

Elevation 74, Michelle LeClair, Ed’z Zeppelin, Bullethead

 

Great Scott

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, ft Civilization, Kirbie Fully Loaded, DJ Colby Drasher

 

O’Brien’s

Mini Dresses, All Talk, Peel Dream Magazine, Strange Passage

 

Brighton Music Hall

Emo Night Brooklyn

 

Lilypad

Junior Classics, Tomn, Victoria Rios – 730pm

 

Hayley Harrington, Josey Blue – 430pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Giuseppe Paradiso Meridian 71

 

The Sinclair

Barefoot Truth Reunion

 

 

 

SUNDAY, July 29, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Local Beats: DJ Anthony Alvarez, DJ Lady Ly

 

Middle East Upstairs

Giraffes? Giraffes!, Goddard, Ghosts of Sailors at Sea

 

Middle East Downstairs

Chris Webby

 

Great Scott

Summer Salt, Hot Flash Heat Wave, The Symposium

 

O’Brien’s

Birds in Row, Portrayal of Guilt, Vaulted, Harborlights

 

Brighton Music Hall

Danny Duncan

 

Lilypad

Solidarity Salon – 7pm

 

Area 9 Presents the Killer G’s: Grieg, Gershwin & Grana – 330pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night: Slam Team

 

 

 

MONDAY, July 30, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Chris Korda

 

Middle East Upstairs

Castlecomer, The Burning Lights

 

Great Scott

Bit Brigade

 

O’Brien’s

Los Ladrones, St Ripper, Banshee, Similar Items

 

Lilypad

The Fringe – 1030pm

 

Jerry Bergonzi Quartet – 830pm

 

FieldTrip Presents Painting From the Streets – 7pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Open Mic Challenge

 

 

 

TUESDAY, July 31, 2018

 

Once Somerville

PanzerBastard, Upheaval, Lord Almighty, Chrome Over Brass, Sea, Cazador

 

Middle East Upstairs

MA Solo Artist Awards + Art Showcase

 

Great Scott

Witch Mountain, Gozu, Birnam Wood

 

O’Brien’s

Banana, Z, Temporary Eyesore, Plant

 

Lizard Lounge

Verdegree, Rocco d’Angelo

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, August 1, 2018

 

Middle East Upstairs

SchoolTree, Geph, Lines in the Sky, Vitamin Sun

 

Great Scott

Birdtalker, Sons of Daughters

 

O’Brien’s

Harvey Pekar

 

Lilypad

Gill Aharon Trio – 1030pm

 

Bert Seager Presents Tetraptych – 730pm

 

Lizard Lounge

The Tim Gearan Band

 

 

 

THURSDAY, August 2, 2018

 

Middle East Upstairs

Jess Williamson, Strangers By Accident

 

Middle East Downstairs

The Boston Rap Race Preliminary Round 2

 

Great Scott

Spirit Adrift, Dreadnought, InAeona

 

O’Brien’s

Today Junior, King Bongo, Littlefoot

 

Lizard Lounge

Carla Ryder with the Blue Ribbons and Magen Tracy & The Missed Connections

 

The Sinclair

Alex Cameron, Jackie Cohen

 

 

 

FRIDAY, August 3, 2018

 

Middle East Upstairs

Clarissa Johnson & The Cure-Alls, The Life Electric, Psychic Dog, The Appleyards

 

Middle East Downstairs

The Spill Canvas, Punchline, Selfish Things, Defret

 

Great Scott

The Essex Green, Dutch Tulips

 

O’Brien’s

Fish House, Daisybones, Full Walrus, Bowling Shoes

 

Brighton Music Hall

Rico Nasty, Maliibu Miitch

 

Lilypad

Pale Monsters, Yoni Gordon

 

The Sinclair

Scissorfight, White Dynomite, Northern Skulls, Red Mantis

 

 

 

SATURDAY, August 4, 2018

 

Middle East Upstairs

Nervous Eaters, Jeremy and the Harlequins, Justine and the Unclean – 630pm

 

Perennial Quest – 1pm

 

Great Scott

Generacion Suicida, Dame, Ancient Filth, Pandemix, Option

 

O’Brien’s

Gene Dante and the Future Starlets, Dalton Deschain & The Traveling Show, Rudy Stone

 

Brighton Music Hall

Cyanotic, Kanga, Rabbit Junk, Amelia Arsenic, For All The Emptiness

 

Lilypad

Jennifer Greer & Regie Gibson

 

Lizard Lounge

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

 

The Sinclair

Kina Grannis, Imaginary Future

 

 

 

SUNDAY, August 5, 2018

 

Middle East Upstairs

Leon Lavvish, GunnzHaf, YounginTrue, Jay Burna, Stacks Montana, Trece Vee

 

Great Scott

The Blueberry Tour, with Joe Pera, Jo Firestong, Conner O’Malley, Dan Licata

 

O’Brien’s

Prior Panic, Squitch, The Water Cycle, Modern Painters

 

Lilypad

Lilypad Jazz Jam + David Arteaga Quartet – 9pm

 

The Robert Lotreck Trio – 7pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night: Richard Cambridge

 

 

 

UPCOMING / ONGOING

 

Café Fixe

Tuesday, August 14: Non-Event presents their August Experimental Coffee House, featuring Lure

 

The Yard

John Hancock Tower

6th Floor

Friday, August 17: Non-Event presents Micheal Pisaro performing Transparent City