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Billy Gibbons Rocks Old, New Sounds at Wilbur Theatre

Billy Gibbons Rocks Old, New Sounds at Wilbur Theatre

By Alex LaRosa Billy Gibbons and the BFG’s delivered a stellar performance at the Wilbur Theatre on Wednesday night, crossing genres seamlessly and still pleasing the audience. Gibbons, famous for his work as the guitarist for ZZ Top, brought a powerful and flamboyant presence to the stage. Kicking off their show with Gibbons’ newest single, […]

WERS Sits Down with Catalina, Santiago from Monsieur Periné

WERS Sits Down with Catalina, Santiago from Monsieur Periné

  By Alex LaRosa Grammy-nominated band Monsieur Periné came to Boston for the first time on Sunday night to perform during the CRASHfest indoor world music festival at the House of Blues. They delivered a lively performance, fusing together many genres into a fun, energetic performance. After their show, WERS chatted with the singer Catalina […]

WERS Sits Down with Dinty From Session Americana

WERS Sits Down with Dinty From Session Americana

  By Alex LaRosa Sunday’s CRASHfest indoor music festival featured a wide variety of artists from all over the world, performing in diverse styles and different languages. Representing the United States was the six-piece group Session Americana, who brought a rootsy, organic feel to the House of Blues Local Stage. Before their performance, WERS sat […]

WERS Sits Down with Johnny from Dhol Foundation

WERS Sits Down with Johnny from Dhol Foundation

By Alex LaRosa Sunday’s CRASHfest indoor world music festival was filled with artists that brought both passion and percussion to the Main Stage at the House of Blues, but none delivered quite like Dhol Foundation. Named for a school in London, England, that the band members founded, the 7-piece act from the United Kingdom electrified their audience, pounding their Indian dhol drums, making jokes, […]

Ballroom Thieves At The Royale

Ballroom Thieves At The Royale

An impressive crowd filled the room from tip to tip, even just as the opening bands were playing. It was easy to spot an eclectic mix of people, from the young to the seasoned concert veterans, as well as varieties of diverse groups too numerous to name, but still represented all the same. Once Ballroom […]

Django Django and Wild Belle shine at the Middle East

Django Django and Wild Belle shine at the Middle East

The last US show of the Django Django w/ Wild Belle super troupe took place in the downstairs of The Middle East restaurant on Massachusetts Ave in Cambridge. As Wild Belle took the stage, the dimly lit basement was flooded with purple light. Playing hits such as “Keep You” and their collaboration with Major Lazer, […]

Natalie Prass Captivates the Sinclair

Natalie Prass Captivates the Sinclair

A slender frame, a mere couple of feet above the seated crowd, Natalie Prass walks on stage at the Orpheum.  Just her presence alone is one that has the ability to captivate the entire Orpheum theatre for the entirety of her set. Prass’s combination of her relaxed demeanor and her painfully relatable lyrics demand an […]

The Bright Light Social Hour and SWIMM Rock the Great Scott

The Bright Light Social Hour and SWIMM Rock the Great Scott

A man walks into a bar with a blonde wig and a tight spaghetti strap top… yea this isn’t a joke. Lead singer Jack O’Brien of The Bright Light Social Hour brought down the house in full drag at Great Scott Thursday night. These guys are Austin, Texas natives and are touring with the psych […]

Holly Miranda Soothes the Soul of Great Scott’s

Holly Miranda Soothes the Soul of Great Scott’s

Holly Miranda’s sound can fill a venue much larger than that of Great Scott’s small bar and stage. Miranda’s sound is something you don’t hear very often. It is a combination of soft saxophone and keyboard mixed with heavy percussion. Her voice beckons to be heard, playing mostly off of her self-titled album, released this […]

Tobias Jesso Jr Rocks Boston

Tobias Jesso Jr Rocks Boston

When Tobias Jesso Jr. takes the stage he brings a presence to the room which is unlike any other. Joking and talking with individual audience members from his spot atop his piano stool, Jesso makes those who haven’t heard him new fans with ease. And, surprisingly, at his own concert many of the audience members did […]

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