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Jillian Barrows brings original music and 70’s vibes to headline show at Hard Rock Cafe

Jillian Barrows brings original music and 70’s vibes to headline show at Hard Rock Cafe

Sarah Lukowski

February 16, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Jillian Barrows, a student at Berklee College of Music and alumna of Suffolk University, brought 70’s classics and her own original music to the Hard Rock Cafe as she headlined her first concert at the local venue Saturday night. Barrows, who uses the stage name Jillian Ann, has always loved t...

Arkansas duo “joan” brings indie vibes to Brighton Music Hall

Arkansas duo “joan” brings indie vibes to Brighton Music Hall

Shayla Manning

February 1, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

On the first listen, it is unexpected that 80’s synth-pop duo joan comes from a city like Little Rock, AR. Their hazey, indie love songs go against the grain of their hometown’s primary sounds, which is mostly known for its country and rock influences. The pair made their way to Boston’s Brighto...

Brothers of folk duo Hudson Taylor embark on US tour after nearly a decade of performing music

Brothers of folk duo Hudson Taylor embark on US tour after nearly a decade of performing music

Morgan Hume

February 1, 2019


Filed under Boston, Music

Ten years ago, brothers Harry and Alfie Hudson-Taylor were busking in the streets of Dublin, Ireland, playing music for passersby to earn a little pocket money as teenagers. After countless performances and going on tour to support other musicians, the Irish folk duo is now headlining a U.S. tour with...

Houston trio “Khruangbin” fills Royale with infectious funk

Houston trio “Khruangbin” fills Royale with infectious funk

Shayla Manning

December 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

Clad in sequins, wigs and some serious sass, sultry trio Khruangbin dominated the stage during their sold out show at Royale nightclub on Dec. 6 as part of their tour promoting their sophomore album, “Con Todo El Mundo.” Hailing from Houston, Khruangbin, pronounced Khroong-bin, are known for blendi...

16-year-old Billie Eilish dominates House of Blues with an energetic show

16-year-old Billie Eilish dominates House of Blues with an energetic show

Haley Clegg and Phoebe Adams

November 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

It’s hard to believe a 16-year old could have complete control over a sold-out House of Blues, yet Billie Eilish managed to do exactly that on Friday night. She had no trouble commandeering the packed crowd from the moment she took the stage until the very last notes of her encore. With a stage ...

Alternative pop group colors a full crowd at the House of Blues

Alternative pop group colors a full crowd at the House of Blues

Annalise Fosnight

April 15, 2015


Filed under Arts & Culture

OK Go’s House of Blues Concert Thursday night was everything you could imagine it to be, with confetti cannons and more. The set-up of the concert was pretty standard, with two large, square monitors that centered the band into a corner, and played many different visuals during the concert. One...

California rapper G-Eazy warms up Middle East with postponed blizzard show ‘Must Be Nice’

Gianna Carchia

February 20, 2013


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Hailing from Oakland, Cali., rapper G-Eazy had Boston ‘turnt all the way up’ last Wednesday, Feb. 13, while headlining his first show at the Middle East Downstairs in Cambridge. After crowd-pleasing opening acts Ground Up and Skizzy Mars, the dapper rapper took the stage in the big room with drummer...

Ellie Goulding makes the most of her recent visit to the Hub, then Tweets about it

January 31, 2013


Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

Annie Walsh  Journal Staff British sensation Ellie Goulding released her album Halcyon in October of 2012. Goulding launched her tour on Jan. 16 and made her way to the House Of Blues Boston last Wednesday. Her set list contained 19 unforgettable songs from her new album as well as songs like ...

Suffolk EDMC: a weekly column by a student-run organization of electronic dance music lovers.

Suffolk EDMC: a weekly column by a student-run organization of electronic dance music lovers.

Angela Bray

September 26, 2012


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Music

LISTEN: TOP 10 • Kaskade feat. Haley  - Llove (Dada Life Remix) • John Dahlbäck feat. Urban Cone & Lucas Nord - Embrace Me (Dirty South Remix) • Afrojack & Shermanology  - Can't Stop Me Now (Kryder & Tom Staar Remix) • Nicky Romero feat. Calvin Harris - Iron • Bingo Playe...

COLLEGEFEST 2012: Orange Soda Edition

COLLEGEFEST 2012: Orange Soda Edition

Laura K. Mahoney

September 26, 2012


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

The largest back to school event has arrived and departed once again! Collegefest 2012 had yet another year of success at the Hynes Convention Center. Hundreds of exhibitors set up booths with free giveaways for the weekend event. Collegefest 2012 attracted thousands of students with the lure of free...

J. Cole performs to students in Lowell

J. Cole performs to students in Lowell

April 11, 2012


Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

Melissa Hanson  Journal Staff J.Cole’s current tour featured a stop to perform for the University of Massachusetts Lowell at the Tsongas Center last Friday. The event was sold out to thousands of fans, according to the Tsongas Center website. The doors opened at 6:30 p.m. for UMass Lowell stu...

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