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Concert Report for September 16 – October 1, 2017

 

Tune in to WZBC weekdays at 830am, 1130am, 230pm, and 430pm for live, on-air concert reports and free ticket give-aways!

 

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.

 

 

 

SATURDAY, September 16, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Your Friends Fest 2017: Awaaz Do, PowerSlut, Lazertuth, Baluchitherium, Bloww

 

Middle East Upstairs

Soulelujah! with Ian P Lawrence – 11pm

 

Teen Daze, Photocomfort, Bad Dreams – 630pm

 

East Coast Beatbox Battle Day 1 – 12pm

 

Middle East Downstairs

The Chameleons VOX

 

Great Scott

William Clark Green, Ross Cooper Acoustic

 

O’Brien’s

Castle, Faces of Bayon, Glacier, Benthic Realm

 

Brighton Music Hall

Matthew Sweet, Tommy Keene

 

Lilypad

Some Like It Hott 50 – 9pm

 

Pablo Ablanedo OCTETo – 630pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Long is the Walk, Knotty,  The Library Band

 

The Sinclair

Joseph, Bailen

 

 

 

SUNDAY, September 17, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Mayes Carll, Curtis McMurty – 830pm

 

Somerstreets 2017: Hambone Skinny, Weather Weapon, Kangaroo Rat – 2pm

 

Middle East Upstairs

Frenship, William Bolton

 

Middle East Downstairs

Passafire, The Werks, Yesai

 

Great Scott

Blanck Mass, Egyptrixx, Homeworld, Coralcola

 

O’Brien’s

Ripped Genes, Saccharine, Red Mill

 

Brighton Music Hall

Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, Thalia Zedek, DJ Carbo

 

Lilypad

Lilypad Jazz Jam + David Arteaga Quartet – 9pm

 

The David Haas Group – 7pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night: Tom Daley

 

The Sinclair

Big Thief, Palehound, Twain

 

 

 

MONDAY, September 18, 2017

 

Once Somerville

The Dead Boys, The Quiggs, Duck and Cover – 9pm

 

Kangaroo Rat – 630pm

 

Middle East Upstairs

Dark City Bass x Kyle Goldstein present: F Cancer

 

Great Scott

The Water Cycle, Buy My Book, Moon Room

 

O’Brien’s

Arrott To, Squid, Healing Cows, Husbands

 

Lilypad

The Fringe – 1030pm

 

Jerry Bergonzi Quartet – 830pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Open Mic Challenge

 

The Sinclair

Downbeat Mondays: Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas – 10pm

 

Liars, Bambara – 8pm

 

 

 

TUESDAY, September 19, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Wovenhand – 830pm

 

Heavy Metal Tuesday – 7pm

 

Middle East Upstairs

Vagra, Urchin, Savageheads, Purgatory, Banshee

 

Great Scott

Tei Shi, Lawrence Rothman

 

O’Brien’s

Milk, Clarke and the Himselfs, Brett Netson, Love Strangers

 

Brighton Music Hall

Thy Art Is Murder, Fallujah, Ghost Bath

 

House of Blues

Alison Wonderland

 

Lilypad

Departure Duo – Skewed Acuity: Words of Warped Reality

 

Lizard Lounge

Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys

 

The Sinclair

Jay Som, Stef Chura, Soccer Mommy

 

Café Fixe

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

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, September 20, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Boston Comedy Festival Presents Judah Friedlander – 930pm

 

Boston Comedy Festival Presents Michelle Buteau – 7pm

 

Middle East Upstairs

Zealyn, Contact, Emilia Ali

 

Middle East Downstairs

The Cribs, The Paws, Dirty Bangs

 

O’Brien’s

Soraia, Kris Rodgers, The Endorphins

 

Brighton Music Hall

X, Skating Polly

 

House of Blues

The Ben Cote Band

 

Lilypad

Gill Aharon Trio – 1130pm

 

Quintet + Bolt – 830pm

 

Lizard Lounge

The Giant Kings

 

 

 

THURSDAY, September 21, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Severed Heads, Grutch

 

Middle East Upstairs

Reks, Ea$y Money, Rayel, Ghost of the Machine

 

Middle East Downstairs

Will Hoge, Dan Layus, Frank Viele

 

Great Scott

CMB, Hall of Mirrors, Andre Obin

 

O’Brien’s

Mill Pond Falls, Jack McKelvie and the Countertops, The Furniture, American Echoes

 

Brighton Music Hall

Dave East, D Jones, Millyz

 

House of Blues

The Cranberries

 

Lilypad

Claudia Medina Jazz Quartet, Graziela Medori, Oscar Barcelli Qunintet – 1030pm

 

Salon de View – 730pm

 

Lizard Lounge

David Wax Museum, Ciaran Lavery

 

The Sinclair

Margaret Glaspy, Slow Dancer, Sidney Gish

 

 

 

FRIDAY, September 22, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Futurebirds, Parker Gispert

 

Middle East Upstairs

The Bushwick Hotel, The Fellowship of Feeding Wolves, Heavy Necker

 

Middle East Downstairs

Fall Fest College Party with Sonex and Snax – 1030pm

 

The Queers, The Ataris, The Cretins – 6pm

 

Great Scott

Paul Cauthen, Kelsey Walden

 

O’Brien’s

The Go Set, Beantown Boozehounds, The Pint Killers, The Disquiets

 

Brighton Music Hall

Paul Kelly, Jess Cornelius

 

House of Blues

Oh Wonder

 

Lilypad

An Evening of Tango with the Austin Piazzolla Quintet

 

The Sinclair

The Glitter Boys

 

Goethe-Institut Boston

Goethe Pre-Renovation Farewell Party + Open House, featuring performances by members of Non-Event: Luke Martin, Kevin Micka, José Rivera (Proxemia), Michael Rosenstein, Chris Strunk

 

 

 

SATURDAY, September 23, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Balkan Soul Fest featuring West Philly Orchestra, Cocek! Brass Band, Somerville Symphony Orkestar, Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band, Dunya

 

Middle East Upstairs

Soulelujah! with Ty Jesso – 10pm

 

Bearstronaut, Animal Talk, Party Bois – 630pm

 

Middle East Downstairs

Saved By The 90s

 

O’Brien’s

Soft Fangs, Puppy Problems, Banana, Night Nurses

 

Brighton Music Hall

Sacred Reich, Byzantine

 

Lizard Lounge

Dub Apocalypse with Ed Mann

 

The Sinclair

Wire, Minibeast

 

 

 

SUNDAY, September 24, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Saint Etienne

 

Middle East Upstairs

That 1 Guy – 7pm

 

Moondrive, Defret, Cleanfinger – 1pm

 

Middle East Downstairs

Emo/Pop-Punk Karaoke

 

Great Scott

Whiskey Shivers & Billy Strings

 

O’Brien’s

Chesty Rollins, Conor Maier, Annabelle Lord-Patey

 

Brighton Music Hall

Nosaj Thing, Jacques Greene, Jim E-Stack, DJ Carbo

 

Lilypad

Joe Hunt Quartet featuring John Eckert – 830pm

 

Migrant Sounds, Cultural Fusions – 5pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night: Ryk MaIntyre

 

The Sinclair

Rainer Maria, Olivia Neutron-John

 

 

 

MONDAY, September 25, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Selector Dub Narcotic, Hands and Knees

 

Middle East Upstairs

Drab Majesty, Kontravoid, Remote Control

 

Great Scott

Mighty Oaks, Sarah Hooper

 

O’Brien’s

Sonny Jim Clifford, Alex Culbreth, Olde Boy

 

Brighton Music Hall

Grieves, DeM AltaS, Latrell James

 

Lilypad

The Fringe – 1030pm

 

Jerry Bergonzi Quartet – 830pm

 

Lizard Lounge

Open Mic Challenge

 

The Sinclair

Downbeat Mondays: Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas

 

 

 

TUESDAY, September 26, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Heavy Metal Tuesday

 

Middle East Upstairs

Lina Tullgren, Tredici Bacci, Mega Bog, Sitcom

 

Great Scott

Coast Modern, Salt Cathedral

 

O’Brien’s

Hollow Earth, Los Bungalitos

 

Lilypad

The Matt Savage Groove Experiment, Juan Mejia

 

Lizard Lounge

Joe Jackson Tribute featuring John Powhida & Friends

 

The Sinclair

VNV Nation

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, September 27, 2017

 

Once Somerville

No BS Brass Band, Zilla

 

Middle East Upstairs

Bren Lukens & Jess Sands, Chrissy of Thin Lips, Paige Chaplin, Nox

 

Middle East Downstairs

The Digitour: GoodTimes

 

Great Scott

Pg.99, Majority Rule

 

O’Brien’s

Greed Island, Diners, Real Life Buildings, Tony Bullets

 

Brighton Music Hall

Al YoungBoy, Stizzy LeftLane

 

Lilypad

Gill Aharon Trio – 1130pm

 

Eric Hofbauer and the 5 Agents: The Book of Water – 930pm

 

The Lomax Folk Project – 7pm

 

Lizard Lounge

The Giant Kings

 

The Sinclair

Russ Liquid Test, Marvel Years

 

 

 

THURSDAY, September 28, 2017

 

Once Somerville

GRCB Name That Tune Punk Rock Game Show, Hilken Mancini

 

Middle East Upstairs

Open Mike Eagle, Scallops Hotel, ESH The Monolith

 

Great Scott

Tender, Lannds

 

O’Brien’s

Blame Shifters, Psychic Dog, The Gala

 

Brighton Music Hall

Stiff Little Finders, Death By Unga Bunga

 

House of Blues

Dark City Agent – 1030pm

 

Thievery Corporation – 7pm

 

Lilypad

Can Music Conquer All? The Sounds of Personal and Political Warfare – 8pm

 

Lizard Lounge

The Appleseed Collective

 

The Sinclair

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

 

The Lemon Twigs, Cut Worms – 830pm

 

 

 

FRIDAY, September 29, 2017

 

Once Somerville

Fuzzstival: Ovlov, Ava Luna, Horse Jumper of Love, A Band Called E, Lisa/Liza, Laika’s Orbit, Way Out, Earthquake Party!, Mint Green, Bat House

 

Middle East Upstairs

Mo Lowda & The Humble, Iron Eyes Cody

 

Middle East Downstairs

Desert Dwellers, AtYyA, CharlesTheFirst, bioLuMigen

 

Great Scott

Juice

 

O’Brien’s

Il Mostro, Silver Screams, BDSX, The Von Traps

 

Brighton Music Hall

Perturbator, Das Mortal, Protector 101

 

House of Blues

Crooked Coast – 930pm

 

Glow Campus Tour featuring Mashd N Kutcher – 8pm

 

Lilypad

Neotolia

 

Lizard Lounge

Club d’Elf, with special guest Otis Grove plus Jeff Lockhart

 

The Sinclair

Asgeir

 

Metropolitan Waterworks Museum

Non-Event, Balagan, and the Metropolitan Waterworks Museum present Temporal Currents II: experimental sound and film works by Victoria Shen, Asha Tamirisa, AgX Collective

 

 

 

SATURDAY, September 30, 2017

 

Once Somerville

The Blasters, Flat Duo Jets

 

Middle East Upstairs

Soulelujah! with the Brobots – 11pm

 

One Time Mountain, LUSUS, Mercy White – 630pm

 

Middle East Downstairs

Hayley Jane and The Primates, Sophistafunk, Goose

 

Great Scott

Tops, Ellise Barbara’s Black Space

 

O’Brien’s

Life Hacks, Adult Magic, Somerset Thrower, Notches

 

Brighton Music Hall

Just Juice

 

Lilypad

Junco

 

Lizard Lounge

OldJack’s Last Saturday

 

The Sinclair

Torres, The Dove & The Wolf

 

 

 

SATURDAY, October 1, 2017

 

Middle East Upstairs

Shook Twins

 

Middle East Downstairs

Denzel Curry, Show Me The Body

 

Great Scott

Whitehorse, Terra Lightfoot

 

O’Brien’s

Small Talk, Split/Halves, New English

 

Brighton Music Hall

Wild Cub, Parade of Lights

 

House of Blues

Hanson

 

Lilypad

Melissa Kassel & Tom Zicarelli Group

 

Lizard Lounge

Poetry Night

 

The Sinclair

Touché Amoré, Single Mothers, Gouge Away

 

 

 

UPCOMING / ONGOING

 

Le Laboratoire

Wednesday, October 11: Non-Event presents Robert Beatty + Steven Warwick