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Concert Report for September 19 – October 7, 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, September 19, 2018

 

Once Somerville

The Moth: Extra Mile

 

Middle East Upstairs

Andy Frasco and the UN, Jackson Marquardt

 

Middle East Downstairs

Yao 13

 

Great Scott

Mothers, Lala Lala

 

O’Brien’s

Sad Baxter, Pushflowers, Sorry

 

Brighton Music Hall

Arthur Buck, DJ Carbo

 

Lilypad

Gill Aharon Trio

 

Lizard Lounge

Ward Hayden & The Outliers – 1030pm

 

The Dennis Brennan Band – 930pm

 

The Sinclair

Syml, Flora Cash

 

 

 

THURSDAY, September 20, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Thin Lips, Cheer Up, Dump Him, I Wish I Could Skateboard

 

Middle East Upstairs

Melodime, Brent Shuttleworth

 

Middle East Downstairs

Ott

 

Great Scott

Emma Ruth Rundle, Jaye Jayle

 

O’Brien’s

Light Beams, Young Familiar, Smell

 

Brighton Music Hall

Idles, Bambara

 

Lilypad

Babydriver, Personal Space, Something//Something – 1030pm

 

Lucas Amorim Jazz Vibraphne Group – 730pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Ethan Parker, Aubrey Haddard

 

The Sinclair

Emo Night Boston, with DJs Luke O’Neil and Nick Grieco – 930pm

 

Sales, Hana Vu – 830pm

 

 

 

FRIDAY, September 21, 2018

 

Middle East Upstairs

Freddy Todd

 

Middle East Downstairs

Jay Rock

 

Great Scott

Despise You, Sect, Backslider, Wound Man

 

O’Brien’s

En Atteendant Ana, Ethers, Strange Passage, Halfsour

 

Brighton Music Hall

Rooney, Mating Ritual, Arms & Ears

 

Lilypad

Friday Balkan Bash: Sarma Brass Band, Cocek Brass Band – 1030pm

 

Plumes, New Dakotas – 730pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Club d’Elf, with Randy Roos, Paul Schultheis, Mister Rourke, Mike Rivard, Dean Johnston

 

The Sinclair

Glitter Boys – 10pm

 

Red Fang, Big Business, Dead Now – 8pm

 

 

 

SATURDAY, September 22, 2018

 

Once Somerville

First Annual Once Fest: Future Teens, Kindling, Sam Moss

 

Middle East Upstairs

Soulelujah! feat Joey Carvello & Claude Money

 

Dead Sara, Welles – 7pm

 

Middle East Downstairs

Saved by the 90s

 

Great Scott

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, ft Club Kids 2, with DJ Accident Report, hosted by DJ Colby Drasher

 

O’Brien’s

The Furniture, Love Strangers, Buy My Book – 8pm

 

Pat-a-Palooza: A Benefit for Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation – 1pm

 

Brighton Music Hall

Emo Night Brooklyn

 

Lilypad

Miss Geo – 1030pm

 

ASL Slam – 8pm

 

Iva – 3pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Hayley Sabella, Kaiti Jones, Jeff Butcher

 

The Sinclair

Sounds by Swytch – 10pm

 

Zeal & Ardor, Astronoid – 9pm

 

 

 

SUNDAY, September 23, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Sheer Queer Fest 2018: The Breathing Light, Primitive Rage, Goolagoon, Creamer, Argument?, Uncertain, Corvus B, Kilamanzego, Space Camp, Sap, D—sucker, Crystal Methodist

 

Middle East Upstairs

Agnostic Front, Death Before Dishonor

 

Middle East Downstairs

Fear, Slapshot, Pint Killers

 

Great Scott

Jpegmafia, Joy Again

 

O’Brien’s

Hyber, Kayla Rose

 

Brighton Music Hall

Darius, DJ Carbo

 

Lilypad

Joe Hunt Group – 830pm

 

Matt Marcus & Marshall Wood Duo – 630pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night: Jeff Robinson Trio Record Release Party

 

The Sinclair

Throwing Shade Live 2018

 

SMFA

Anderson Hall

Non-Event and SMFA Library Sound present Reidemeister Move, Mike Bullock

 

 

 

MONDAY, September 24, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Toddlerbilly Takeover

 

Middle East Upstairs

The Buttertones, Wild Wing

 

Middle East Downstairs

Sunset Rollercoaster, Navy Gangs

 

Great Scott

Jeremy Zucker, Carlie Hanson

 

O’Brien’s

Cliff Notez, Lightfoot, Double O’Dub

 

Brighton Music Hall

OrelSan, Shirazee

 

Lilypad

The Fringe – 1030pm

 

Jerry Bergonzi Quartet – 830pm

 

FieldTRIP Presents Art From the Street – 7pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Open Mic Challenge

 

The Sinclair

Downbeat Mondays, feat Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas – 10pm

 

Soul Clap Records Review Tour: Underground System, Midnight Magic, Bamboozle aka Eli Soul – 745pm

 

 

 

TUESDAY, September 25, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Heavy Metal Tuesday

 

Middle East Upstairs

Saint Sister

 

Great Scott

Jeff the Brotherhood

 

O’Brien’s

Lost Giant, Delaney, Half Bad, Fuzzkill

 

Brighton Music Hall

Sons of Kemet

 

Lizard Lounge

The Piano Bar with Ken Clark

 

The Sinclair

Noah Gundersen, Harrison Whitford

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, September 26, 2018

 

Middle East Upstairs

Super Whatevr, Beach Goons, Dube

 

Middle East Downstairs

Graham Coxon, That One Eyed Kid

 

Great Scott

Carl Broelem, Steelism

 

O’Brien’s

Electric Street Queens, Littlefoot, Planet What, Violet Nox

 

Brighton Music Hall

Reignwolf, Bones Owens

 

Lilypad

Gill Aharon Trio – 1030pm

 

Satoko Fujii – 830pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Jefferson Hamer, The Dennis Brenan Band

 

The Sinclair

Jon Hopkins, Pat Fontes

 

 

 

THURSDAY, September 27, 2018

 

Middle East Upstairs

Supersuckers

 

Middle East Downstairs

Onyx, Snak the Ripper

 

Great Scott

Sidney Gish, Prior Panic, Squitch

 

O’Brien’s

Gas Station Mentality, JJ Jhnsn, Scrony Body

 

Brighton Music Hall

Jade Bird, Field Report

 

Lilypad

Fuzzstival: Solo & Duo

 

Lizard Lounge

Phantom Vanity, JUPTR

 

The Sinclair

City Rockers

 

Tufts Music School

Distler Performance Hall

A Night of Music by Roger Clark Miller performed by the Ludovico Ensemble

 

 

 

FRIDAY, September 28, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Fuzzstival: The Monsieurs, Corridor, Rick from Pile, Nice Guys, Trim, Dump Him, La Neve, Rick Rude, Leopard Print Taser, Hairspray Queen, Blue Ray

 

Middle East Upstairs

Have Nots, Lenny Lashley’s Gang of One, Cuidado, Blood Stained Brindle

 

Middle East Downstairs

KRS-One

 

Great Scott

Pears, New Warden, Laughing Stock

 

O’Brien’s

When Particles Collide, The Dirty Dottys, Bloom

 

Brighton Music Hall

Life of Agony, Silvertomb

 

Lilypad

Steve Hauschildt, Brett Naucke, Erika Nesse

 

The Sinclair

Bully, Honey Cutt

 

 

 

SATURDAY, September 29, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Fuzztival: What Cheer?, Bridgade, Olden Yolk, Mr Airplane Man, Really From, Anna Fox Rochinski, Bong Wish, Oopma, Carinae, Lady Pills, Edge Petal Burn, Love Stranger

 

Middle East Upstairs

Soulelujah! feat John Funke – 11pm

 

Guitarmageddon” with Joe Stump, Desiree Bassett, Shadow Eden – 630pm

 

Middle East Downstairs

Miniature Tigers

 

Great Scott

Party Bois, Carissa Johnson & The Cure Alls, Andre Obin, DJ Michael V

 

O’Brien’s

The Fake Boys, The Furs, Earthward, Bad Deals, Lava Lamp

 

Brighton Music Hall

Strange Machines, West End Blend, Dewpoint

 

Lilypad

Three Massachusetts Improv Bands

 

Lizard Lounge

Old Jack’s Last Saturday, with The Dirty Truckers, Cropduster

 

The Sinclair

Sounds by Swytch – 10pm

 

Knower, Domi & JD – 9pm

 

 

 

SUNDAY, September 30, 2018

 

Middle East Upstairs

Crossover Night: Lindy Hop & West Coast Swing

 

Middle East Downstairs

Elijah Daniel & Dr Woke

 

O’Brien’s

Vivisepulture, Mo’ynoq, Coffin Birth, Legions Descend

 

Brighton Music Hall

Dreamers, Weathers, Morgxn

 

Lilypad

Jaunt, Ginla – 930pm

 

Melissa Kassel & Tom Zicarelli Group – 530pm

 

Julie Vallimont & Aaron Marcus – 230pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night: Marc Marcel

 

The Sinclair

SG Lewis, Yoshi Flower

 

 

 

MONDAY, October 1, 2018

 

Great Scott

Blitzen Trapper, Okey Dokey

 

O’Brien’s

Spanish Love Songs, Save Ends, Birdwatching

 

Brighton Music Hall

The Charlatans, Frankiie, DJ Carbo

 

Lilypad

The Fringe – 1030pm

 

Jerry Bergonzi Quartet – 830pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Open Mic Challenge

 

The Sinclair

Shame, Flasher

 

 

 

TUESDAY, October 2, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Runaway Brother, Pale Lungs, Butch Baby, Oldsoul – 715pm

 

Heavy Metal Tuesday – 7pm

 

Middle East Upstairs

Sylvan LaCue, Khary, Grip, Treazon

 

Great Scott

Robotaki, Ehiorobo

 

O’Brien’s

Slaves, Labor Hex

 

Brighton Music Hall

Lucky Chops

 

Lilypad

Allan Chase Quartet

 

Lizard Lounge

The Piano Bar with Ken Clark

 

The Sinclair

Meg Myers, Adam Jones – 830pm

 

Rock and Roll Trivia, hosted by Erin and Brett – 8pm

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, October 3, 2018

 

Middle East Upstairs

Cane Hill, Sharptooth, Afterlife, Northern Life

 

Middle East Downstairs

Pete Yorn

 

O’Brien’s

Illuminati Hotties

 

Brighton Music Hall

Welshly Arms, The Glorious Sons, Charming Liars

 

Lilypad

Gill Aharon Trio – 1030pm

 

Bert Seager Presents Tetraptych – 730pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Amy Fairchild & Thomas Juliano, The Dennis Brennan Band

 

The Sinclair

Great Lake Swimmers, Joshua Hyslop

 

 

 

THURSDAY, October 4, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Pete International Airport, 28 Degrees Taurus, New Aura

 

Middle East Upstairs

Bitter Magnolia, Dots on Dice, Elisa Smith Band, The Tear Downs

 

Great Scott

Island

 

O’Brien’s

Saccharine, Alexander, Bedbug, Community College, Kelsey Rose Francis

 

Brighton Music Hall

Shoreline Mafia

 

Lilypad

The Golden Years of Dutch Pop

 

Lizard Lounge

The Beatles’ Abbey Road, presented by Justin Nash Fisher and Friends, with June Bloom

 

The Sinclair

mewithoutYou, Joan of Arc, Hurry

 

 

 

FRIDAY, October 5, 2018

 

Middle East Upstairs

The Woggles, Muck and the Mires, The Jackets, The Maxims

 

Middle East Downstairs

Truth, Khiva, Rez, A Hundred Drums, Terraphorm

 

O’Brien’s

Beached Boy, Me In Capris, Meangirls, The Owens

 

Brighton Music Hall

Paradise Lost, Solstafir, The Atlas Moth

 

Lilypad

Exquisite Corpse: PowerSlut, Spectramotiv, Kala Baz, The Skirts – 1030pm

 

Boston Choral Ensemble – 8pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Eric Bachmann, Skylar Gudasz

 

The Sinclair

Eric Hutchinson & The Believers, Jeremy Messersmith

 

 

 

SATURDAY, October 6, 2018

 

Once Somerville

Dance as if the Earth Depended On It!

 

Middle East Upstairs

Vapors of Morphine: Cure for Pain 25th Anniversary

 

Middle East Downstairs

Fall Flex College Party

 

Great Scott

Active Bird Community, Samia

 

O’Brien’s

Art Theives, Stemwinder, Michael Kane and the Morning Afters, Blood Built Empire

 

Brighton Music Hall

Sob X Rbe, Quando Rondo

 

Lilypad

Nnamdi Ogbonnaya, Options, Pet Fox – 1030pm

 

Porsha Olayiwola – 7pm

 

Lizard Lounge

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

 

 

 

SUNDAY, October 7, 2018

 

Middle East Downstairs

Peck 702

 

Great Scott

Sheer Mag, The Number One

 

O’Brien’s

Therapy, Kind Crew, Peace Tests, Phlegm, Judgement

 

Brighton Music Hall

The Midnight, Gilligan Moss, DJ Carbo

 

Lilypad

Lilypad Jazz Jam + David Arteaga Quartet – 9pm

 

Jenny Lim Plays Philip Glass – 730pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night: Tim Hall & Cliff Notez

 

The Sinclair

Nothing, Swirlies, Big Bite, Smut – 730pm

 

Koo Koo Kango Roo, Superfun Yeah Yeah Rocketship – 1pm

 

 

 

UPCOMING / ONGOING

 

SMFA

Anderson Hall

Tuesday, October 9: Non-Event and SMFA Library Sound present Oren Ambarchi, Will Guthrie, Retribution Body

 

Boston City Hall

Mezzanine Level

Friday, October 12: Non-Event, The Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture, and the Harvard Graduate School of Design present Richard Chartier, Victoria Shen

 

Café Fixe

Tuesday, October 16: Non-Event presents their October Experimental Coffee House, featuring Bill T Miller

 

New England Conservatory

Brown Hall

 

Thursday, October 18: Non-Event and NEC’s Department of Music Theory present Eva-Maria Houben

Leverett Pond

Saturday, October 20: Non-Event and the Emerald Necklace Conservancy present Asha Tamirisa

 

Metropolitan Waterworks Museum

Friday, October 26: Non-Event and Metropolitan Waterworks Museum present Kevin Drumm and Andrea Pensado

 

The Yard

John Hancock Tower

6th Floor

 

Monday, October 29: Non-Event presents Meridian, Brittany Karlson

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

Café Fixe

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