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Concert Report for February 13 – March 3, 2019

 

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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, February 13, 2019

 

Once Somerville

Galentine’s Day

 

Middle East Upstairs

Disorder Swap Meet

 

Great Scott

Welles, The Dazies

 

O’Brien’s

Northeast Traffic, Slack Tide, Steve Salty Band

 

Lilypad

Gill Aharon Trio – 1030pm

 

Cutout, Trio/Duo – 730pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Magen Tracy, The Dennis Brennan Band

 

The Sinclair

Adrianne Lenker, Luke Temple

 

 

 

THURSDAY, February 14, 2019

 

Once Somerville

Scream Along with Billy Black Hearts Ball

 

Middle East Upstairs

That 1 Guy, Jason Cardinal

 

Middle East Downstairs

St Valentines Day Laughssacre feat Tim McIntire with Sara Robertson, Chris D, Emily Roskowski, Dan Gilbert, Matt Barry and the Sad Man, hosted by Josh Day

 

Great Scott

The Dead Tongues, Molly Sarle – 830pm

 

Lenny Lashley, Hosted by Adam 12 – 1pm

 

O’Brien’s

Triheart, Koopa Kids, (T-T)b, Orlando Bloom

 

Brighton Music Hall

Maribou State, Ford

 

Lizard Lounge

As The Sparrow, Hope and Things

 

The Sinclair

Jesse Dee, Julie Rhodes, Cowboy & Lady

 

 

 

FRIDAY, February 15, 2019

 

Once Somerville

Magic Sword, Targus Targus

 

Middle East Upstairs

Closer x Binary ft Nasser Baker, Banuelos Brothers – 1030pm

 

Escuela Grind, Flouride, Horrible Earth – 630pm

 

Middle East Downstairs

Mustache Bash

 

Great Scott

Sarah Shook & The Disarmers, The National Reserve

 

O’Brien’s

Cheap Chocolate Day with the Dirty Dottys, Lady Lupine, The Hats

 

Brighton Music Hall

Cherry Glazerr, Sneaks

 

Lilypad

Balls of Yarns – 830pm

 

Evacuated! – 7pm

 

Lizard Lounge

King’s Highway, DeLa, Steady Rock Easy – 10pm

 

Julia Mark, Joanna Schubert – 7pm

 

The Sinclair

The Glitter Boys – 10pm

 

The Neal Morse Band – 8pm

 

 

 

SATURDAY, February 16, 2019

 

Once Somerville

Cheer Up, Gauntly, Good Looking Friends, Bystander

 

Middle East Upstairs

Bob Diesel Birthday Bash ft Essence and a Surprise Legendary Special Guest DJ – 1030pm

 

Andy Suzuki & The Method, ABI, Claudia B Swope – 7pm

 

Middle East Downstairs

Joji, Rei Brown

 

Great Scott

The Western Den, Gentle Temper, Wilder Maker

 

O’Brien’s

City of Dis, Amennorhea, Excelsis Tenebrae, Crowfeeder

 

Brighton Music Hall

Corrosion of Conformity, Crowbar, The Obsessed, Mothership

 

Lilypad

Artists on the Rise – 1030pm

 

Evacuated! – 830pm

 

Balls of Yarns – 7pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Miss Fairchild, Nikita, Tom Dowd Group

 

The Sinclair

Soulelujah – 10pm

 

Royal Trux, Wolf Eyes – 8pm

 

 

 

SUNDAY, February 17, 2019

 

Once Somerville

Randy Black and the Heathcroppers, Adam Sherman, The Skirts

 

Middle East Upstairs

Owen

 

Middle East Downstairs

Bia, Pistola, Donald Grunge, Fabz, Big Leano, Noc Violents, Plotmore Records, Pomagranite

 

O’Brien’s

See Through Dresses, Darklands, Last Vacation, Service

 

Lilypad

Lilypad Jazz Jam, David Arteaga Quartet – 9pm

 

The David Haas Group – 7pm

 

The Bob Davoli Quartet – 330pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night – 22nd Anniversary Celebration

 

The Sinclair

Summer Salt, Motel Radio, Tory Silver

 

 

 

MONDAY, February 18, 2019

 

Middle East Upstairs

100th Episode and 2 Year Anniversary of Beat Club Podcast

 

Middle East Downstairs

Bia, Pistola, Donald Grunge, Pabz, Big Leano, Nic Violets, Plotmore Records, Pomagranite

 

Great Scott

Toothbrush, Blue Ray, Birthday Ass, Tongue Splitter

 

O’Brien’s

The Hurt Ensemble, Harborlights, Weathered Friends

 

Lilypad

The Fringe – 1030pm

 

Jerry Bergonzi Quartet – 830pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Open Mic Challenge

 

The Sinclair

Downbeat Mondays feat Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas – 1030pm

 

Rachael & Vilray, Taylor Ashton – 8pm

 

 

 

TUESDAY, February 19, 2019

 

Once Somerville

Gang of Four, Minibeast

 

Middle East Upstairs

Disorder Swap Meet

 

Great Scott

Meg Mac

 

O’Brien’s

Typesetter, Rebuilder, Save Ends

 

Lilypad

Allan Chase Quartet

 

Lizard Lounge

Session Americana

 

The Sinclair

J Mascis, Luluc

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, February 20, 2019

 

Middle East Upstairs

Dirty Water Disco, with J Paul Getto, Richard Frailoi, Rvssll

 

Middle East Downstairs

The Chills

 

Great Scott

Heartscape Landbreak, Dreamtigers, Kindling

 

O’Brien’s

Brown Lasers, Buy My Book, Rata

 

Brighton Music Hall

Marty Friedman, Immortal Guardian, FirstBourne

 

Lilypad

Gill Aharon Trio – 1030pm

 

Lyle Brewer – 830pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Abble Barrett, The Dennis Brennan Band

 

The Sinclair

AJ Mitchell, Marteen

 

 

 

THURSDAY, February 21, 2019

 

Once Somerville

LittleBoyBigHeadOnBike, White Elephant, Mnemonist, Modern Painters Band

 

Middle East Upstairs

Adeline, Citrvs

 

Middle East Downstairs

12th Planet, Shlump, MVRDA

 

Great Scott

Los Walters, Balun

 

O’Brien’s

It Looks Sad, Lost Film, Dewey

 

Brighton Music Hall

You Me at Six, Dreamers, Machineheart

 

Lilypad

The Late Shift: Longy at the Lilypad – 1030pm

 

Wet Pizza, Boy Tox & Friends – 730pm

 

Lizard Lounge

The Giant Kings

 

The Sinclair

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

 

The Knocks, Young & Sick, Blu DeTiger – 9pm

 

SMFA

Anderson Auditorium

Non-Event, Boston Hassle, and SMFA Library Sounds present Eli Keszler, Wendy Eisenberg, Arian Shafiee

 

 

 

FRIDAY, February 22, 2019

 

Once Somerville

Scalpel, Bitter Wind, Inhalement, Wolfsmyth

 

Middle East Downstairs

Jay Electronica, Reks, Jojo Pellegrino, Mark Merren, The Space Cade7s, Muna

 

Great Scott

Ed Balloon, Pleaser, Makeo, Optic Bloom

 

O’Brien’s

Bedtimemagic, Wkeah, Easter Bloodhounds, Totaled

 

Brighton Music Hall

Jonathan Wilson, Michael Nau

 

Lilypad

The Other Favorites

 

Lizard Lounge

Club d’Elf

 

The Sinclair

Glitter Boys – 10pm

 

Donna Missal, Samia – 9pm

 

 

 

SATURDAY, February 23, 2019

 

Once Somerville

The Winter Moto Expo: Scissorfight, The Humanoids, The Von Traps

 

Middle East Upstairs

Armen Paul, The Last Love – 1030pm

 

Jade Novah – 630pm

 

Middle East Downstairs

MadinTyo, Thutmose, 12 Honcho, SeeFour, Zaafir

 

Great Scott

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

 

O’Brien’s

Banana, Nice Life, Ozlo, Inspector 34

 

Brighton Music Hall

Julia Holter, Jessica Moss, DJ Carbo

 

Lilypad

Hallelujah the Hills, Argo Arkestra – 1030pm

 

Diversions, Rebecca Harold – 730pm

 

Lizard Lounge

OldJack’s Last Satuday

 

The Sinclair

Soulelujah – 10pm

 

Parcels, Penthouse Boys – 9pm

 

 

 

SUNDAY, February 24, 2019

 

Once Somerville

Wave Break, Shallow Pools, Hello Atlantic, theband Vu, Three Cheers Too Late

 

Middle East Upstairs

Whytri, Almty Yami, Myth, Nino, Ill Addicts

 

Middle East Downstairs

Scotty Sire

 

Great Scott

Oldsoul, Greet Death, Trench, Heavy Sleeper

 

O’Brien’s

Allison and Moon, Gia Greene, Ultra Chapelle, Poetry by Liz Stan Blake

 

Brighton Music Hall

Empress Of, Salt Cathedral, DJ Carbo

 

Lilypad

Benny Troschel New York Quintet – 1030pm

 

Joe Hunt Group – 830pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night: Michelle La Poetica

 

The Sinclair

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Cha Wa

 

 

 

MONDAY, February 25, 2019

 

Once Somerville

Toddlerbilly Takeover

 

Middle East Upstairs

Jonavo, Sarah Messias, Dylan Cima & The Soviet Jesus Choir

 

Great Scott

Liz Cooper & The Stampede, Harpooner

 

O’Brien’s

Sounds & Scenarios, Groundlift, The Burning Lights, Don’t Worry About It, The Silent Mile

 

Lilypad

The Fringe – 1030pm

 

Jerry Bergonzi Quartet – 830pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Open Mic Challenge

 

The Sinclair

Arkells, The Greeting Committee

 

 

 

TUESDAY, February 26, 2019

 

Once Somerville

Grateful Shred, Mad Alchemy Liquid Lights, Garcia Peoples

 

Great Scott

Shaed, JP Saxe

 

O’Brien’s

Rye Pines, Balms, Edge Petal Burn

 

Brighton Music Hall

Le Butcherettes, Stars At Night, Elsewhere

 

Lilypad

Ted Reichman Elektric Band, Cliff Trio

 

Lizard Lounge

Session Americana

 

The Sinclair

Bronze Radio Return, Wildermiss

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, February 27, 2019

 

Once Somerville

After Funk, Quadrafunk, Jeb Bush Orchestra

 

Middle East Upstairs

Axe Murder Boyz, Alla Xul Elu, Scum, Insane Poetry, Problemattik, Snuff Rap Mafia, PayN, Squallie Greenthumb, Madd Maxxx

 

Great Scott

Ed Schrader’s Music Beat

 

O’Brien’s

Adult, Rogozo, Fat Randy, Blue Ray

 

Lilypad

Steph Richards – 915pm

 

Charlie Kohlhase’s Explorers Club – 730pm

 

Lizard Lounge

The Dennis Brennan Band

 

The Sinclair

Chrome Sparks, Kalbells, Lip Talk

 

 

 

THURSDAY, February 28, 2019

 

Once Somerville

Lisa Bello, Marcela Cruz, Shareef Keyes & The Groove

 

Middle East Upstairs

Bali Baby

 

Middle East Downstairs

Starting Five, Fashawn, Stro, Ezri, Cantrell, 070 Phi

 

Great Scott

Oliver Tree, Abhi the Nomad

 

O’Brien’s

Aneurysm, Lesser Glow, Twin Drugs, Hellhorse

 

Brighton Music Hall

Bad Bad Hats, The Beths

 

Lilypad

Apres-pella

 

Lizard Lounge

Kid Astronomer, Rawstrum, Paper Citizen, Newfane

 

The Sinclair

Ty Segall & White Fence, Axis Sova

 

 

 

FRIDAY, March 1, 2019

 

Once Somerville

The After Party, with DJ Easy Ed – 11pm

 

The Monochrome Set, The Very, The Milling Gowns – 730pm

 

Middle East Upstairs

Gozu, Kings Destroy, Forming the Void, Test Meat

 

Middle East Downstairs

Jay Critch

 

Great Scott

Miya Folick, Barrie – 10pm

 

Oliver Tree, Abhi the Nomad – 7pm

 

O’Brien’s

Clever Girls, The California Flowers, Saccharine, Puppy Problems

 

Brighton Music Hall

Nightmares on Wax, DJ Ryan Brown, DJ Carbo

 

Lilypad

Last Conversation, Bicycle Inn, Debt

 

Lizard Lounge

GoldenOak, Hawthorn

 

The Sinclair

Wicca Phase Springs Eternal, Angel Du$t, Guardin

 

 

 

SATURDAY, March 2, 2019

 

Once Somerville

The 26th Boston Mardi Gras Ball

 

Middle East Upstairs

Nobigdyl, 1K Phew, Byron Juane – 630pm

 

King Nine, Hangman, Buried Dreams, Antagonize – 12noon

 

Middle East Downstairs

Back to Back Live in Boston with Amin Elhassan, Zach Harper, Big Wos, Jade, BLK Tray, John Jervay, Mariano Bivins, Tom Haberstroh, and Special Guests

 

Great Scott

Alex Cameron, Roy Molloy, Lola Kirke

 

O’Brien’s

Dogtooth MA, Hard Pass, Birdwatching, nanny

 

Brighton Music Hall

Corrosion: A Goth, Industrial, and Powernoise Club Night with WZBC DJ Brian L and DJ Devil’s Advocate – 11pm

 

Mike Doughty, Wheatus – 7pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Kabir Sen & The Krush Faktory with members of the Dub Down – 10pm

 

The Chandler Travis Philharmonic – 4pm

 

The Sinclair

Cold Cave, Adult, Vowws

 

 

 

SUNDAY, March 3, 2019

 

Once Somerville

Ladies Rock Camp Boston April 2019 Showcase

 

Middle East Upstairs

Hailey Knox, The Como Brothers, Alec Chambers

 

Middle East Downstairs

The Aces, Joan

 

Great Scott

Mike Krol, Savak, Earthquake Party!

 

O’Brien’s

Bellows, Shannen Moser, The Water Cycle, Soft Fangs

 

Brighton Music Hall

William Ryan Key, Selfish Things, Cory Wells

 

Lilypad

Lilypad Jazz Jam + David Arteaga Quartet