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Banding together through jazz: Suffolk Jazz Band plays at “Ramsgiving”

Banding together through jazz: Suffolk Jazz Band plays at “Ramsgiving”

Nick Viveiros

November 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Music

There were eleven of them, clad in black and maroon shirts in front of a scrim in the Somerset Café. A saxophonist, two trumpets, two string players, a trombonist, two percussionists, a bassist, guitarist and keyboardist. Together, they make up the Suffolk University Jazz Band. The Jazz Band is curren...

The Wombats return to Boston to a packed House of Blues

The Wombats return to Boston to a packed House of Blues

Haley Clegg

October 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music, Showcase

There were two places-to-be in Boston Wednesday evening, and they happened to be right across from each other. At Fenway Park, the Red Sox were playing the Dodgers in Game 2 of the World Series. Across the street, The Wombats were tearing it up at the House of Blues. The Wombats began their set with...

“Hamilton” brings the American Revolution home to Boston

Phoebe Adams

October 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music, Showcase, Theater

Nearly 250 years after the Boston Massacre sparked rebellion in the 13 British colonies that founded America, the American Revolution has come full circle as the Grammy and Tony award winning musical “Hamilton” made its way to the famed Boston Opera House. Pulitzer Prize winner Lin-Manuel Miranda...

“BROCKHAMPTON” brings heat to Boston

Eddie Reinhardt

October 22, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

The line wrapped down and around past the end of the wall outside of Agganis Arena as thousands of eager fans waited anxiously to burst through the doors. The cold Boston air on Oct. 20 was not nearly brisk enough to subdue the rambunctious mob of high school and college students who waited for 2018’...

Goodnight Gambino

Eddie Reinhardt

September 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

Thirty-four-year-old Donald Glover, better known as Childish Gambino, sold out TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts on Sept. 12 and performed a breathtaking 80-minute show. His “This is America Tour” is coming on the heels of his Grammy-winning album “Awaken, My Love!” “Put your phones away. Let’s just have t...

Calling all artists: Annual music festival Boston Calling brings artists of all genres including the “Rap God” Eminem and alternative rock legends “The Killers.”

Ryan Arel

June 1, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Vibrant, colorful flames, clouds of pink smoke and psychedelic sounds translated to a three-day all-out jam fest known as Boston Calling in Harvard’s Athletic Complex. Artists from famous rapper Eminem to alternative rock group The Killers performed in an eccentric and vivid act that manufactured ...

Commentary: Kendrick Lamar first rap artist to win Pulitzer Music Prize

Commentary: Kendrick Lamar first rap artist to win Pulitzer Music Prize

Chris DeGusto and Joe Rice

April 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

At 16-years-old, there was only one person in our group of friends that had a car. Our group used to drive around in a Nissan Sentra far past sundown, blasting Kendrick Lamar’s “good kid m.A.A.d city” record until the speakers began to die out. Some of the most exciting times of our high school d...

Suffolk Dance Company leaves it all on the stage in latest performance, “Sincerely Yours”

Suffolk Dance Company leaves it all on the stage in latest performance, “Sincerely Yours”

Ryan Arel

April 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

After a long academic year of practicing, performing and bonding as a unit, the Suffolk University Dance Company (SUDC) put their deepest sentiments on stage. On Wednesday March 28, SUDC put on its second showcase show at Roxbury Community College. The show was hosted by freshman PPE major Ashley Ce...

A dream come true, Soulfully Versed debut

A dream come true, Soulfully Versed debut

Juliana Tuozzola

March 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Music

Suffolk University’s Soulfully Versed, one of two A cappella groups on campus, prides itself upon both diversity and unity. This group represents 14 different and uniquely talented students, but when their individual passions and voices come together, there is no question that Soulfully Versed embodi...

L.A. based band courtship. bring the sunshine to Boston

L.A. based band courtship. bring the sunshine to Boston

Felicity Otterbein

January 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

     Fueled by an energy similar to that of a bolt of lightning, Los Angeles-based band, courtship., were a force to be reckoned with this past Saturday night at the Paradise Rock Club. The electro-pop group mercilessly punched out original tracks like “Love for Everyone” and “Sunroof,” which...

SGA brings ‘rockstar’ Post Malone to Royale

SGA brings ‘rockstar’ Post Malone to Royale

Kathryn Hehl

December 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Suffolk University students filled Royale nightclub last Wednesday to see rising rap artist Post Malone for the Student Government Association’s Fall Concert. Post Malone, full name Austin Post, started the year with a small following after the R&B album “Stoney” came out last December,...

Ramifications reverberate across Boston

Ramifications reverberate across Boston

Ryan Arel

October 31, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Music

The Ramifications, one of two a cappella groups at Suffolk University, perform further than the borders of campus. The group has performed at renowned venues around Boston, including TD Garden, where they sang the national anthem for the Boston Celtics, the Hatch Shell at the Esplanade, the Faneuil H...

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