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Boy and Bear bring Aussie flair to Boston

Boy and Bear bring Aussie flair to Boston

Jacob Geanous

October 19, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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”...

Beirut rocks the House, skips the Blues

Beirut rocks the House, skips the Blues

November 11, 2015

By Sammie Mayaleh   Eagerness emanated from the seemingly endless line of indie-rock enthusiasts as they waited outside the House of Blues on Saturday to catch New Mexico-based band Beirut while on tour with their fifth album, “No No No.” Formed initially in 2006 as a solo project by...

”Thank Your Lucky Stars” excites fans

”Thank Your Lucky Stars” excites fans

November 4, 2015

By Sammie Mayaleh Heartbeat - reminiscent drums, morose and unending synthesizer notes, and heavenly vocals radiate through Beach House’s newest album, “Thank Your Lucky Stars.” After releasing their fifth album, “Depression Cherry,” on Aug. 28, the Baltimore-based dream pop duo returned...

Blood moon beams light on Boston Calling stage

Blood moon beams light on Boston Calling stage

October 2, 2015

By Gianna Brimlow   Waves of people drifted to the center stages at the City Hall Plaza this past weekend for the 6th Boston Calling Music Festival. As the super blood moon illuminated all faces in the crowd, the festival continuously brought together fans of varying genres. Singer-songwriter,...

Boston jams out at MixFest

Boston jams out at MixFest

Brigitte Carreiro

September 24, 2015

A top-notch venue, award-winning artists, and an overall good time welcomed Bostonians to Mix 104.1’s annual free concert at the DCR Memorial Hatch Shell on Saturday afternoon. Between pranks among acts and exciting, unique performances, the audience was in for a treat. MixFest 2015’s star-studded...

Panic! discos at Boston City Hall

Panic! discos at Boston City Hall

Katie Dugan

September 24, 2015

The finale of Radio 92.9’s Summer Concert Series celebrated rock, alternative music, and die-hard fans of Panic! At the Disco at Boston City Hall on Thursday. Las Vegas based rock band PATD, fronted by lead singer Brendon Urie, was formed in 2004 when they released the song, “I Write Sins Not...

Band with nostalgic sound appeals to all ages

Band with nostalgic sound appeals to all ages

September 24, 2015

By Gabriella Gaspardi   In the Paradise Rock Club, a small and intimate venue near Brookline, devoted fans crowded the stage Friday to see self-proclaimed garage rock band, Heartless Bastards. A Cincinnati-based band, led by vocalist Erika Wennerstrom, captured the early 30’s crowd clad...

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