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Boston Calling continues with good weather and better performances

Boston Calling continues with good weather and better performances

May 27, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Reviews

Story by Derek Schuster, photos by Alex Melagrano, news staff The warm weather continued in Allston as Boston Calling entered its second day on Saturday, led by Jack White as the night’s headliner. A steady stream of hard rock on one side of the festival and hip-hop/R&B on the other provid...

Boston Calling aims high for 2018 with impressive lineup and widespread festival upgrades

Boston Calling aims high for 2018 with impressive lineup and widespread festival upgrades

May 9, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

By Alex Melagrano, news staff Boston’s favorite music festival is back for 2018, sporting an impressive set of performers and the largest food and drink lineup to date. Returning to the Harvard Athletic Complex for a second year, the festival organizers addressed many of the growing pains which aros...

Review: Andy Grammer delivers energetic and soulful show

Review: Andy Grammer delivers energetic and soulful show

April 15, 2018


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By Samuel Kim, lifestyle co-editor The marquee in front of Paradise Rock Club read “Sold Out” Friday night. Under it, hundreds ranging from elementary-age children to the elderly stood in a line that stretched down Commonwealth Avenue. They all awaited their chance to see Andy Grammer on t...

Review: James Bay serenades a packed Royale with new style

Review: James Bay serenades a packed Royale with new style

April 6, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Photo Galleries, Reviews

Photos and review by Alex Melagrano and Lauren Scornavacca, news staff. James Bay may not have released his album yet, nor is he on a large tour with shows in massive arenas, but his intimate performance at Royale Thursday night was all but quiet. The sold-out show had fans spilling over balc...

Local jam sessions create vibrant jazz community

Local jam sessions create vibrant jazz community

March 28, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

By Andrew Roberts, news correspondent Blue and orange mosaic stained lamps. Oriental rugs. Dim lighting. Ruby red walls. Towering glass cases with antique saxophones and bassoons as the centerpiece. Live jazz music on Tuesdays. This is Virtuosity Musical Instruments. By day, shopkeepers Brett Walberg and...

Review: Miguel returns to Boston for sold out show

Review: Miguel returns to Boston for sold out show

March 20, 2018


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  Photos by Alex Melagrano By Alex Melagrano, news staff  Solo artist Miguel made his first appearance in Boston since 2015 Monday night, but his sold-out show at the House of Blues indicated he is nowhere close to being forgotten. On tour for his latest album “War & Leisure,” Migue...

(Sandy) Alex G and Puppy Problems perform at AfterHours

(Sandy) Alex G and Puppy Problems perform at AfterHours

March 19, 2018


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By Carolina Do Nascimento, news correspondent Indie rock and low-fi music filled AfterHours Friday night as artists (Sandy) Alex G and Puppy Problems performed to an energetic crowd. (Sandy) Alex G was the main act of the concert, which label company Green Line Records hosted. The Philadelphia...

Event Calendar: Thursday, March 15 – Wednesday, March 21

Event Calendar: Thursday, March 15 – Wednesday, March 21

March 14, 2018


Filed under event calendar, Lifestyle

Compiled by Samuel Kim, deputy lifestyle editor Our event calendar from Thursday, March 15 – Wednesday, March 21 highlights events in and around Boston that you do not want to miss. Thursday, March 15 If you frequent the Garment District for affordable second-hand clothes, you’re in luck! They ...

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