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Concert Report for August 18 – September 10, 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.

 

 

 

FRIDAY, August 18, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Madame Gandhi, Happy Little Clouds

 

Middle East Upstairs

Atlas Lab, Aubrey Haddard, Ali McGuirk

 

Middle East Downstairs

“Heroes” 80s New Wave, Electro, Punk, Goth + Industrial, with DJ Chris Ewen – 1030pm

 

Dick Dale – 7pm

 

Great Scott

Loose Tooth, Sun Organ, F—ko – 1030pm

 

Myq Kaplan, Liam McGurk, Kaytlin Bailey – 7pm

 

O’Brien’s

Troll 2, Threat Level Burgundy, Nick and the Adversaries, The Screw-Ups

 

Brighton Music Hall

Anathema, Silver Snakes

 

House of Blues

Kangaroo Rat

 

Lilypad

MoP

 

Lizard Lounge

Toussaint and the Naya Rockers

 

The Sinclair

The Glitter Boys – 1030pm

 

Marshall Crenshaw y Los Straitjackets – 8pm

 

 

 

SATURDAY, August 19, 2017

 

Middle East Upstairs

Soulelujah! with Ty Jesso – 11pm

 

Daniel Miller & The High Life, Pat & The Hats, The Spots – 7pm

 

Middle East Downstairs

Fatboy SSE, Lar$$en

 

Great Scott

Destroy Babylon, Not Quite the Interstate, Evan Weckbacher

 

O’Brien’s

The Tenafly Vipers, Bucky Harris, A Minor Revolution, The `88 Rangers

 

Brighton Music Hall

Mark Lanegan Band, Duke Garwood, Lyenn

 

House of Blues

Chris Robinson Brotherhood – 7pm

 

Cal Kehoe – 5pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Jill McCracken plus Chris Kaz & The Velcro Soul – 915pm

 

The Sinclair

Waxahatchee, Palebound, Outer Spaces

 

 

 

SUNDAY, August 20, 2017

 

Middle East Upstairs

All Get Out, Ratboys, Wild Pink, Lilith

 

Great Scott

The Night Game, Nightly

 

O’Brien’s

Depressors, Clever Girls, Badfellows, Pinecone Teeth

 

Brighton Music Hall

Jason Richardson, The Reign of Kindo, Stolas

 

House of Blues

Sabrina Carpenter

 

Lilypad

Lilypad Jazz Jam + David Arteaga Quartet – 9pm

 

Matt marcus and Leland Baker Quartet – 730pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night: Michelle La Poetica

 

 

 

MONDAY, August 21, 2017

 

Once Somerville

The Greatest Generation

 

Middle East Upstairs

Diva Karr, Effzero, Alternate Weekends, And Then There Was One

 

Great Scott

Greta Van Fleet, The Glorious Sons, Red Sky Mary

 

O’Brien’s

The Melatonins, Graveyard of the Atlantic, Lone Brother

 

Lilypad

The Fringe – 1030pm

 

Jerry Bergonzi Quartet – 830pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Open Mic Challenge

 

The Sinclair

Downbeat Mondays: Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas

 

 

 

TUESDAY, August 22, 2017

 

Once Somerville

The Living End, Goddamn Draculas, Jason Bennett and the Resistance – 830pm

 

Heavy Metal Tuesday – 7pm

 

Middle East Upstairs

Rixe, The Brass, Bombers, Security, The Stance

 

Great Scott

Stu Larsen, The Western Den

 

O’Brien’s

Ladymob, The Egos, Needles//Pins, Sticker Shock

 

Brighton Music Hall

In The Valley Below, Flagship

 

Lilypad

Aperitivo Trio & Friends

 

Lizard Lounge

Luddy Mussey, Matt Nakota & Jared Salvatore

 

The Sinclair

Shelby Lynne, Allison Moorer

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, August 23, 2017

 

Middle East Upstairs

Big Big Buildings, Pultizer Prize Fighter, Citrusphere, The Furniture

 

Great Scott

Wolfsmyth, Holy Filth, Iron Will, Demolition Boys

 

O’Brien’s

Saccharine, Tyler Daniel Bean, Boy Rex, Future Friends

 

Brighton Music Hall

The London Souls, Con Brio

 

House of Blues

Ninja Sex Party

 

Lilypad

Gill Aharon Trio – 1030pm

 

Charlie Kohlhase’s Explorers Club – 730pm

 

Lizard Lounge

The Giant Kings

 

 

 

THURSDAY, August 24, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Cuentame Project, Fundraiser, The Dutch Tulips, Big Jon and the Mattress Factory, DJ Seekey

 

Middle East Upstairs

Horse Jumper Of Love, Blue Smiley, Brittle Brian, Dust From 1000 Years

 

Middle East Downstairs

Eyehategod, Cro-Mags, Morne, Ascend/Descend

 

Great Scott

Bear Salon, The Jacksonville Kid, Mailman Carl

 

O’Brien’s

The Natural Disasters, The Imposers, The Jonee Earthquake Band, Carissa Johnson

 

Brighton Music Hall

Verite, Tigertown

 

Lilypad

Planet Radio and Thinkin Big

 

Lizard Lounge

The Wolff Sisters – 1115pm

 

Minor Moon – 1015pm

 

Aurora Birch – 915pm

 

The Sinclair

Yacht Night: Lady Speedstick, The Velvet Bellhop – 930pm

 

Emo Night Boston with The White Belts and Nemes Performing As Fall Out Boy – 9pm

 

Regent Theatre

Steamy Summer Surf Soiree, featuring the Surfrajettes, Tsunami of Sound, Beachcombovers

 

 

 

FRIDAY, August 25, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Brick + Mortar, The Moms, Thrills, usLights

 

Middle East Upstairs

No Headliners feat Underlux, AG, and Nefu – 1030pm

 

He Is We, The Icarus Account, Woven In Hiatus, Everway – 630pm

 

Middle East Downstairs

Fiftyfour – 1030pm

 

Trapped Under Ice, Fury, Freedom, Firewalker – 5pm

 

Great Scott

The Offseason, Bloom, Idling

 

O’Brien’s

Stains of a Sunflower, Breakfast For The Boys, Jakals

 

Brighton Music Hall

The Cool Kids, Owen Bones, P Goods

 

House of Blues

Zomboy

 

Lilypad

Bobby Floyd & Lydia Harrell – 1030pm

 

Bulldog – 730pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Club d’Elf featuring Duke Levine & Kevin Barry

 

 

 

SATURDAY, August 26, 2017

 

Middle East Upstairs

Soulelujah! with Ian Lawrence – 11pm

 

Flatfoot 56 – 7pm

 

Lynda Rose – 1pm

 

Middle East Downstairs

Live Band Emo/PopPunk Karaoke

 

Great Scott

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell: Rick and Morty feat Glowworm

 

O’Brien’s

Me in Capris, Lubec, Edgar Clinks, Puppy Problems

 

Brighton Music Hall

Etana, JSN

 

Lilypad

Mountain Movers, Beach Toys, Germ House – 1030pm

 

Thoreau Piano Trio – 530pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Bryan Murphy, Kevin Bogart, Dave Crespo

 

The Sinclair

The Devil’s Twins, Walter Sickert & The Army of Broken Toys, The Julie Rhodes Band

 

 

 

SUNDAY, August 27, 2017

 

Middle East Upstairs

Unwritten Law feat Lost in Society – 7pm

 

Recon, Downswing – 1pm

 

Great Scott

Surf Curse, Lala Lala

 

O’Brien’s

Titans of Industry, Vos, Godless America, Knock Over City

 

Brighton Music Hall

Haken, Sithu Aye, Long Time

 

House of Blues

Fun With Hands

 

Lilypad

Joe Hunt Quartet

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night: Vernon “VCR” Robinson

 

The Sinclair

Tony Hinchcliffe

 

 

 

MONDAY, August 28, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Taco Monday Mess Around – 730pm

 

Dr Sketchy – 7pm

 

Middle East Upstairs

Simon Joyner, Damon & Naomi, David Nance

 

Great Scott

Kirin J Callinan

 

O’Brien’s

Mundy’s Bay, Night Nurses, Elephants

 

Lilypad

The Fringe – 1030pm

 

Jerry Bergonzi Quartet – 830pm

 

FieldTRIP: Phil Grenadier & Gary Feldman Duo – 715pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Open Mic Challenge

 

The Sinclair

Downbeat Mondays: Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas

 

 

 

TUESDAY, August 29, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Heavy Metal Tuesday

 

Middle East Upstairs

Bay Faction, Funeral Advantage, Oh Malo, Deep Secret

 

Great Scott

Aneurysm, Vaulted, Lesser Glow, Ritual Blade

 

O’Brien’s

Bitter Wind, Solar Witch

 

Brighton Music Hall

Authority Zero, The Supervillains, Jon Gazi

 

Lilypad

Silver, Orlene, Teenender

 

Lizard Lounge

Luddy Mussy, Strangers By Accident

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, August 30, 2017

 

Middle East Upstairs

Peaer, Baby!, Nox, Strange Mangers

 

Great Scott

Durand Jones & The Indications, The Marcotones

 

O’Brien’s

People Like You, Mother Evergreen, Maxwell Stern, Antennae Wedding

 

Brighton Music Hall

Marduk, Incanation, Abysmal Dawn

 

House of Blues

DJ Fuggi

 

Lilypad

Gill Aharaon Trio – 1030pm

 

Drew Krasner Collective, Tomoko Ozawa Quartet – 8pm

 

Lizard Lounge

The Giant Kings

 

 

 

THURSDAY, August 31, 2017

 

Middle East Upstairs

Pompeya, One Eyed Man, Foxkeeper

 

Middle East Downstairs

The Furies, Lands, Small Talk, Arms and Ears

 

Great Scott

Esh, Ceschi, Orchids, Cliff Notez

 

O’Brien’s

Noasis, with DJ’s Michael V and Lady K

 

Brighton Music Hall

Emo Night Brooklyn: Boston featuring Ryan Key

 

Lizard Lounge

The A-Beez

 

The Sinclair

Sheer Mag, Haram, Lost Ballons

 

 

 

FRIDAY, September 1, 2017

 

Middle East Upstairs

Big Eyed Phish

 

Middle East Downstairs

Versus: Got Moves?

 

Great Scott

Witchtrap, PanzerBastard, Black Mass, Malleus

 

O’Brien’s

Big Mess, Gnards, Great News, Blood Built Empire

 

Brighton Music Hall

Ganja White Night

 

House of Blues

Brian Newman “After Hours”

 

Lizard Lounge

M’Bolo

 

 

 

SATURDAY, September 2, 2017

 

Middle East Upstairs

Chuggernaut, Pathogenic, Hepatagua, Max Jupiter

 

Middle East Downstairs

Red Light Overtime, The American Indie, The House on Cliff, Exit 18, Comic Vultures, The Shakes

 

Great Scott

Choke Up, Rebuilder, Timeshares, Lady Pills

 

O’Brien’s

Soft Fangs, Holiday Music, Illiterate Light, Kelsey Rose Francis

 

Brighton Music Hall

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

 

House of Blues

Brian Newman “After Hours”

 

Lilypad

Kaye Marie feat Jen Aldana

 

Lizard Lounge

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

 

 

 

SUNDAY, September 3, 2017

 

Middle East Upstairs

Problemattik’s “Sounds of the City Vol 1” Album Release Party

 

Middle East Downstairs

Anuthr Wurld, featuring luhx with Tega, Tal Flora, J2 + more

 

Great Scott

Coagula, Leather Lung, InTheS—t, Ugly

 

O’Brien’s

Ellen and the Degenerates, Moist Boy, Giant Peach, Aneurysm

 

Brighton Music Hall

Venom Inc, Goatwh**E, Toxic Holocaust, The Convalesence

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night: Toni Bee

 

 

 

MONDAY, September 4, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Sextile

 

Middle East Upstairs

Dividing Skies, A Fathom Fairwell, In Elysium, Scatter My Ashes, Seismic Pulse

 

Brighton Music Hall

3rd Annual Do617 Allston Christmas Party

 

House of Blues

Damian “Jr Gong” Marley

 

Lizard Lounge

Open Mic Challenge

 

 

 

TUESDAY, September 5, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Gunpowder Gelatine – 815pm

 

Heavy Metal Tuesday – 7pm

 

Middle East Upstairs

Born Without Bones, Save Ends, Dead Leaves, Oldsoul

 

Great Scott

Laetitia Sadier Source Ensemble, Nick Krgovich

 

O’Brien’s

Jenny Parrott, Katie Battistoni, Tristan Omand, Amy Griffin

 

Brighton Music Hall

Pallbearer

 

House of Blues

2 Chainz – 7pm

 

DJ Volume – 7pm

 

Lilypad

Michelle Medler Quartet

 

Lizard Lounge

Tribute Tuesday: John Barleycorn Must Live Performs the Music of Traffic

 

The Sinclair

Shabazz Palaces, Porter Ray

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, September 6, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Dent May, Bong Wish, Luxardo

 

Middle East Upstairs

Leon Switch, Terraphorm, Kate!Rush, Stubbs

 

Great Scott

Anna Altman, All Talk, The Craters, Horse Girl

 

O’Brien’s

Bedtimemagic, Easter Bloodhounds, Sunshine, Service

 

Brighton Music Hall

Warpaint

 

Lizard Lounge

Sub Rosa

 

The Sinclair

Kevin Morby, Shannon Lay

 

 

 

THURSDAY, September 7, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Blackalicious

 

Middle East Upstairs

Teenage Bottlerocket, OC 45, Makewar

 

Middle East Downstairs

Perpetual Groove, Matthew Stubbs and the Antiguas

 

Great Scott

The Smith Street Band, Astronautalis

 

O’Brien’s

Thrust Club, Psychic Dog, Burnt Village, Cook Bag

 

House of Blues

Gente De Zona

 

Lizard Lounge

John E Funk & The Skunks, Wildcat Slim

 

The Sinclair

Picture This

 

 

 

FRIDAY, September 8, 2017

 

Once Somerville

The New Review, Evolfo

 

Middle East Upstairs

Marlon Craft, Justin Clancy, TK

 

Middle East Downstairs

Xmortis

 

Great Scott

Widowspeak, Clearance

 

O’Brien’s

Weakened Friends, Heavy Pockets, Gift Shop

 

Brighton Music Hall

Joe Bermudez, Kastra

 

House of Blues

Snarky Puppy

 

Lizard Lounge

Club d’Elf – 11pm

 

Special Guest Donnkilo – 10pm

 

The Sinclair

The Glitter Boys – 1030pm

 

Arizona, Glades – 9pm

 

 

 

SATURDAY, September 9, 2017

 

Middle East Upstairs

Cindy Wilson – 630pm

 

Infinity Girl, Kindling, Elizabeth Colour Wheel, Leaner – 1pm

 

Middle East Downstairs

Dance Yourself Clean: An Indie-Pop Dance Party

 

Great Scott

The Fatal Flaw, Lannen, The Dirty Dottys

 

O’Brien’s

The Gala, Stars Like Ours, Future Carnivores, Courters

 

Brighton Music Hall

Swervedriver, performing “Raise” and “Mezcal Head”

 

House of Blues

Biffy Clyro

 

Lilypad

Hot Molasses, Voodoo Zepeng – 730pm

 

Thoreau Piano Trio: Beethoven Ravel – 530pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Field Day – 10pm

 

Adam Schatz – 9pm

 

 

 

SUNDAY, September 10, 2017

 

Once Somerville

DADA: 25th Anniversary: The Trews, DJ Carbo, Grant Stinnett

 

Middle East Upstairs

NE-HI, Honduras, The Owens

 

Middle East Downstairs

Hyukoh

 

Great Scott

Henry Jamison, Gracie and Rachel

 

O’Brien’s

A Giant Dog, The Dazies, Boston Cream

 

Brighton Music Hall

GBH, The Casualties, Down With Rent, Panzerbastard

 

House of Blues

Tank

 

Lilypad

Nots – 730pm

 

Jean-Marie Carrois & Amol Khanapurkar – 530pm

 

The Bob Davoli Band – 230pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night: Regie Gibson & Marlon Carey

 

The Sinclair

Of Montreal, Showtime Goma and Nancy Feast

 

 

 

UPCOMING / ONGOING

 

Washington Street Art Center

 

Tuesday, September 12: Non-Event and the Washington Street Art Center present solo and collaborative sets by Sharif Sehnaoui, Mike Bullock, Tom Plsek

 

Jeanie Johnston Pub

Friday, September 15: Citrusphere, Gary War, Violet Nox, Mei Ohara

 

Café Fixe

Tuesday, September 19: Non-Event presents their September Experimental Coffee House, featuring FRKSE