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The Strokes’ Nick Valensi to play at Brighton Music Hall

The Strokes’ Nick Valensi to play at Brighton Music Hall

Jillian Barrows
November 17, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

For those who are big fans of The Strokes, you’re in for a real treat. Strokes guitarist Nick Valensi will be playing a show with his new band, CRX at Brighton Music Hall Nov. 20 at 8p.m. to tour their debut album, New Skin, which was released Oct. 28. The album was produced by Queens of the Stone...

Synthetic POPS at the Orpheum Theater with Porter Robinson and Madeon

Synthetic POPS at the Orpheum Theater with Porter Robinson and Madeon

Catarina Protano
November 17, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Nestled in an alleyway beside Suffolk University’s own Sargent Hall, the Orpheum Theater opened its doors to fans and new listeners of the artists Madeon and Porter Robinson. The feature tour is a first for Madeon , whose fame stems from his popularity on YouTube. His most popular video titled, ...

Dan Croll leaves Boston in Sweet Disarray

Dan Croll leaves Boston in Sweet Disarray

Morgan Hume
November 10, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Widely known for his prolific songwriting capabilities and numerous accolades in the music industry, Dan Croll made his first appearance in Boston at the Paradise Rock Club last weekend. Croll, a 26-year-old singer-songwriter from Liverpool, England is best known for blending electronic and folk sou...

Ramifications perform at a cappella competition

Ramifications perform at a cappella competition

Taylor White
October 26, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

The Suffolk University Ramifications performed at the 20th annual a Cappella Competition at Faneuil Hall Marketplace this past weekend, where 49 of New England's best a cappella groups competed for cash prizes and the winning title. The 14 members of the Ramifications took the stage and sang their a...

Boy and Bear rock Boston

Boy and Bear rock Boston

October 19, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

View the story here: Boy and Bear bring Aussie flair to Boston

Eliot Sumner synthesizes crowds at Berklee

Jillian Barrows
October 19, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Coming off her summer tour and performing at SXSW, Jimmy Kimmel Live, English singer-songwriter Eliot Sumner put on an intimate set with her band at Berklee College’s Red Room Café 939 on Friday night. The 26-year-old English singer and bass player performed 11 songs in the reverberating small ro...

Boy and Bear bring Aussie flair to Boston

Boy and Bear bring Aussie flair to Boston

Jacob Geanous
October 19, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

One of Australia’s most illustrious Indie rock bands, Boy and Bear, dropped anchor in Boston on Thursday.  The Paradise Rock club, a New England rock haven, was the most recent stop during the Sydney quintet’s tour of North America. The venue was flooded with a technicolor sea of flannel-clad fans,...

Boston Calling all women

Boston Calling all women

Felicity Otterbein
June 1, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Amidst the throes of people gathered at the Third Annual Boston Calling Music Festival in City Hall Plaza, stood thousands of music fans aching to quench their sound-driven thirst for new artists and big headliners. During a weekend full of strong and empowered women within the music industry, Boston...

Rampage hosts national show choir competition

Rampage hosts national show choir competition

Sharyn Gladstone
April 6, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

For a team that began with a mere four members when it was founded six years ago, Suffolk University’s show choir Rampage took to Orlando in hopes of continuing its growth. The group has expanded in size and talent over the last few years, and is one of its best since its conception. Students have joined...

Rain sprinkles Beatles nostalgia

Sharyn Gladstone
March 2, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

The popular Beatles Broadway tribute “Rain” came to Boston over the weekend for three shows at The Wang Theatre. For decades, their mission has been to spread the  The Beatles’ music around the world so the Fab Four’s music can live on and inspire new generations of musicians and listeners. ...

Commentary: White actor cast as Michael Jackson

Serina Gousby
February 10, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music, Opinion

People around the world were shocked to hear a few weeks ago that white actor Joseph Fiennes was cast as the late music legend Michael Jackson in an upcoming British television movie for Sky Arts. The comedic plot portrays Jackson and late actors Marlon Brando and Elizabeth Taylor cruising on a road tri...

The Weeknd delivers flawless set at DCU Center

The Weeknd delivers flawless set at DCU Center

Andrew Navaroli, Journal Staff
November 18, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

R&B sensation The Weeknd brought The Madness Fall Tour to the DCU Center in Worcester on Thursday to a sold-out crowd. Following a year of huge success, with his first number-one album “Beauty Behind The Madness,” hit single “Earned It,” and two number-one songs “Can’t Feel My Face”...

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