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Concert Report for April 20 – May 7, 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.

 

 

 

THURSDAY, April 20, 2017

 

Middle East Upstairs

Leif Vollebekk, Dietrich Strause

 

Middle East Downstairs

Truth & Youngsta, Digital Vagabond, Saltus

 

Great Scott

Matt Pryor, Dan Andriano, Joe Michelini

 

O’Brien’s

Streetsweeper, I Am Become Death, Ritual Blade, Z/28, Bad Boys Club

 

Brighton Music Hall

Chairlift, Kristin Kontrol, DJ Carbo

 

House of Blues

The After Party: Agents of Vibe – 9pm

 

STS9 – 7pm

 

Lilypad

Sunshine City – 930pm

 

Orkestra Marhaba Spring Concert – 730pm

 

Lizard Lounge

The Dirty Bourbon River Show

 

The Sinclair

Lewis Del Mar, Anna Wise

 

 

 

FRIDAY, April 21, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Rock & Roll Rumble Finals: The Family Township, Carissa Johnson, The Rupert Selection, Hey Zeus, with Special Guests Township

 

Middle East Upstairs

Foreseen, Peacebreakers, Legion 76, Hammer and the Nails, Burden, DJ Ursa Major

 

Middle East Downstairs

Slushii, Bamboora – 1030pm

 

Twin Forks, Dan Layus, Social Animals – 630pm

 

Great Scott

Sam Outlaw, Hayley Thompson-King

 

O’Brien’s

Baby!, Photocomfort, Banana, Anjilmile

 

Brighton Music Hall

Tauk, Strange Machines

 

Lilypad

Freedom Brothers, The Jeanies, Yankee Power – 1030pm

 

Sun Beatzz – 8pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Club d’Elf

 

The Sinclair

Boogie, Kaiydo, Kemba, Michael Christmas, Plad Fine$$e

 

The Jeanie Johnston

Black Helicopter, Death Pesos, Dyr Faser

 

 

 

SATURDAY, April 22, 2017

 

Once Somerville

The Hot 8 Brass Band, Viva La Hop

 

Middle East Upstairs

Soulelujah! with Johnny Stevens – 11pm

 

Dent, Peach Ring, Prior Panic – 630pm

 

Middle East Downstairs

The Templars, Battle Ruins, Shipwrecked, Fit For Abuse, Boston Strangler

 

O’Brien’s

Electric Frankenstein, Symbol Six, Hey Zeus, Duck & Cover

 

Brighton Music Hall

Asia on Tour featuring Miyavi, Slot Machine, Kiha & The Faces – 8pm

 

DO617 Pop Up Record Shop, The Coathangers – 10am

 

House of Blues

Bridge the Gap

 

Lilypad

FMRJE 10.0 The Resistance via Improvisation – 7pm

 

Gill Aharon Family Concert Series – 130pm

 

The Sinclair

Mipso, 10 String Symphony

 

 

 

SUNDAY, April 23, 2017

 

Middle East Upstairs

Oso Oso, Me in Capris, Price Daddy + The Hyena, Just Friends, Leaner

 

Middle East Downstairs

Pentagram, Brant Bjork, Royal Thunder, Black Wizard

 

Great Scott

Bat House, Black Beach, Twen

 

O’Brien’s

Rehasher, We Are The Union, Brunt Of It, New Warden

 

Brighton Music Hall

Tobin Sprout, DTCV

 

Lilypad

Joe Hunt Group – 830pm

 

Kawika Alfiche – 6pm

 

Julphan Tilapornputt & Kengchakaj Kengkarnka Duo – 330pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night

 

The Sinclair

Juliana Hatfield, Weekend Friends

 

 

 

 

MONDAY, April 24, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Hexxus, Greylock, Upheaval – 930pm

 

Dr Sketchy’s Boston featuring Lucky Charming – 7pm

 

New Music Night with DJ Bad Squirrel – 630pm

 

Middle East Upstairs

Drunk Education

 

Great Scott

Lydia Ainsworth

 

O’Brien’s

Unwed Sailor, Horse Mode, Harbor Lights

 

Lilypad

The Fringe – 1030pm

 

Jerry Bergonzi Group – 830pm

 

FieldTRIP: Phil Grenadier & Gary Feldman Due – 715pm

 

The Sinclair

Downbeat Mondays featuring Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas – 10pm

 

Generationals – 9pm

 

 

 

TUESDAY, April 25, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Isendordal, Glacier – 10pm

 

Simpsons Trivia – 7pm

 

Middle East Upstairs

Sleeping Lion, White Cassette, Twin Chameleon, The John Shakespear Music

 

Middle East Downstairs

Mick Jenkins

 

Great Scott

Haux, Aisha Badru

 

O’Brien’s

Hammydown, Workman Song, Honeymooner, Fossy Jaw

 

House of Blues

The Nice Ones – 9pm

 

The New Pornographers – 7pm

 

Lilypad

The Spotlight – Elion Virtuoso – 1030pm

 

Kenny Werner 7 Bob Moses Group – 730pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Tribute Tuesday with NWASOUL performing the music of J Dilla

 

The Sinclair

Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, April 26, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Horseshoes & Hand Grenades

 

Middle East Upstairs

Commit Samantha, The Grey Curtain, Seven Spires, Supersona

 

Middle East Downstairs

Caramelos de Cianuro, Nella Rojas, RadioVolta

 

Great Scott

Moon Duo

 

O’Brien’s

Lenny Lashley, Sissy Brown, Live Nude Girls, Prateek Poddar

 

Brighton Music Hall

Turnpike Troubadours, Cordovas

 

House of Blues

Bonobo

 

Lilypad

Gil Aharon Trio – 1030pm

 

Charlie Kohlhase’s Explorers Club – 730pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Dietrich Strause, The Dennis Brennan Band

 

The Sinclair

Pinegrove, Hovvy

 

 

 

THURSDAY, April 27, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Arto Lindsay, Beauty Pill, Field Day, DJ Carbo

 

Middle East Upstairs

Dowsing, The Exquisites, Save Ends, Fightsong

 

Middle East Downstairs

Eptic, Must D!e

 

Great Scott

Sweet Crude, Motel Radio

 

O’Brien’s

Self Portraits, First Wave, Griffin Robillard, Neighborhood Thieves

 

Brighton Music Hall

Life of Agony

 

House of Blues

Paul van Dyk

 

Lilypad

Planet, Saxsyndrum, Nox – 1030pm

 

Brad Shepik: 6x7, A Night of Guitars from NEC – 730pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Emma Cook & Questionable Company, The DoBros

 

The Sinclair

Emo Night Boston – 930 doors

 

Cabinet, Tigerman Woah – 9pm

 

 

 

FRIDAY, April 28, 2017

 

Once Somerville

The Upper Crust, Benny Sizzler, Devil on Horseback

 

Middle East Upstairs

Matthew Logan Vasquez, Mail the Horse, Crayon King

 

Middle East Downstairs

Ballyhoo!, The Pomps, Over the Bridge

 

Great Scott

Steep Leans, Rick Rude, The Dead Trains, Idle Pilot, Drug Dogs

 

O’Brien’s

Kermit’s Finger, Low Babies, Grommets

 

Brighton Music Hall

As It Is, Sleep On It, Grayscale, Roam, Summer Wars, Sleep On It

 

House of Blues

Erykah Badu – 7pm

 

DJ Ryan Brown – 630pm

 

Lilypad

The Jumpoff – 1030pm

 

Phil Pierick/Kurt Galvan, Zyzzyx – 8pm

 

Lizard Lounge

The Rationales, Airport, Mill Pond Falls,

 

The Sinclair

Boss Hog

 

 

 

SATURDAY, April 29, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Boston En Masse: Gen Club, What Cheer Brigade, Lina Tullgren, Birthing Hips, Roz & The Ricecakes, Oompa, People Like You, Beeef, Haasan Barclay, Strange Mangers

 

Middle East Upstairs

Soulelujah! with Claude Money, Frank White, Case Bloom – 11pm

 

Cab Ellis, Malachi and Yassky, Fernando Ferrarone, Kevin Manesh – 7pm

 

Middle East Downstairs

The Gaslamp Killer, Esseks, Brightside, DeeZ, Smigonaut

 

Great Scott

Now Denial, Weak Teeth, Sneeze, Aneurysm, Fury Injun

 

O’Brien’s

Scalpel, Mindscar, Graveborn, Toke

 

Brighton Music Hall

Fortunate Youth, Josh Heinrichs

 

House of Blues

The Quins – 8pm

 

Flux Pavilion – 7pm

 

Lilypad

All Together Now – 930pm

 

Pittson Family Band – 730pm

 

Nathaniel Braddock, Balla Kouyate – 5pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Rick Berlin and the Nickel & Dime Band, Body English, This Bliss

 

The Sinclair

Kung Fu

 

Goethe-Institut Boston

Non-Event presents Luke Martin with Ordinary Effects

 

 

 

SUNDAY, April 30, 2017

 

Middle East Upstairs

Fenech-Soler, Know Hamilton, Citrusphere

 

Great Scott

Froth, Wildhoney, Funeral Advantage

 

O’Brien’s

Big Jon & The Mattress Factory, Milk, Taxidermists, Teratoma

 

House of Blues

21 Savage

 

Lilypad

Jazz Jam Concert Nite! – 9pm

 

Dave Rempis & Pandelis Karayorgis; Solos & Duos – 630pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night

 

The Sinclair

Bob Mould, Drew O’Doherty

 

 

 

MONDAY, May 1, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Bleeker, Beware of Darkness, Badflower

 

Middle East Upstairs

The Brain Collective, The Unoriginals, Western Education, Satellite Sound, Gigantic Ant, Tali and the Totals

 

O’Brien’s

Panzar Bastard, Poison Rites, Armpits

 

Brighton Music Hall

Swantia Tour Featuring Smino, with Jay2, Bari Allen, Monte Booker

 

House of Blues

Tycho

 

Lizard Lounge

Open Mic Challege

 

The Sinclair

Downbeat Mondays featuring Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas

 

 

 

TUESDAY, May 2, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Horisont, Dirty Secrets, Worshipper

 

Middle East Upstairs

B Dolan, DJ Abilities, Case One, Figure

 

Great Scott

Uni Ika Ai, Arc Iris

 

O’Brien’s

Blood Drive, Lon Cheney Jr, The Wooly Mammoths

 

Brighton Music Hall

Handsom Ghost, Frances Cone

 

Lizard Lounge

Tribute Tuesday: Kiko’s Colossal Head – the music of Los Lobos by Yahuba & The Sidemen Conglomerate

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, May 3, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Cold Expectations, Happy Little Clouds, Uranium Daughters

 

Middle East Upstairs

The Besnard Lakes, The Life and Times, Ghosts of Sailors at Sea

 

Great Scott

Panama Wedding, Sun Seeker

 

O’Brien’s

Snowhaus, Colbis the Creature, Ozlo

 

House of Blues

Somo

 

Lizard Lounge

Ali McGuirk, The Dennis Brennan Band

 

The Sinclair

Coin, Arizona

 

 

 

THURSDAY, May 4, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Walker Sickert & The Army of Broken Toys, Scarlet Sails, Radiator King

 

Middle East Upstairs

Math the Band the Band, Tall Juan, Nice Guys, Halfsour

 

Middle East Downstairs

Apathy, Celph Titled

 

O’Brien’s

Tiltwheel, Witches with Dicks, Tied to a Bear, Hospital Beds

 

Brighton Music Hall

Lespecial, Gang of Thieves, The Indobox

 

Lizard Lounge

Miss Tess & The Talkbacks, Lyle Brewer

 

The Sinclair

Old 97’s, Nicole Atkins

 

 

 

FRIDAY, May 5, 2017

 

Once Somerville

The Wild Reeds, Blank Range

 

Middle East Upstairs

Marbin, Jeddy, Fight the Moon

 

Middle East Downstairs

Amine

 

O’Brien’s

Matt Charette and the Truer Sounds, June Star, Jeff Rowe

 

Brighton Music Hall

Emel, Brianna Marela

 

House of Blues

Mayday Parade

 

Lizard Lounge

Club d’Elf

 

The Sinclair

Old 97’s, Nicole Atkins

 

 

 

SATURDAY, May 6, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Session Americana

 

Middle East Upstairs

Thought Bomb, Matthte Flynn ft Rick Shapiro + Thu Tran, Bethany Van Delft, Awaaz Do

 

Middle East Downstairs

Static Noyze

 

Great Scott

The Movielife, The Flatliners, Make War

 

Brighton Music Hall

Parsonsfield, Animal Years

 

House of Blues

Corrosion Boston, with WZBC DJ Brian L and DJ Devil’s Advocate – 10pm

 

Dwight Yoakam – 7pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Kabir Sen and the Krush Faktory with members of the Dub Down – 1015pm

 

The Stray Birds, Anthony da Costa – 730pm

 

The Sinclair

Bishop Briggs, Shaed, Manatee Commune

 

 

 

SUNDAY, May 7, 2017

 

Middle East Upstairs

Prawn, Emperor X, Animal Flag, SE Ward, Narra – 8pm

 

Black Diamongs, Fat Boys and Little Men, Moondrive – 1pm

 

Great Scott

Kikagaku Moyo, Herbcraft, New Pope

 

O’Brien’s

Salem Wolves, Atlantic Thrills, Today Junior

 

Brighton Music Hall

Russell Howard

 

House of Blues

Killswitch Engage, Anthrax

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night

 

The Sinclair

Pond, Kirin J Callinan

 

 

 

UPCOMING / ONGOING

 

Café Fixe

Tuesday, May 9: Non-Event presents their May Experimental Coffee House, featuring Moondrawn

 

Plough and Stars

Thursday, May 11: Violet Nox, Spectramotiv