Live Reviews

WILLIE ALEXANDER’S PERSISTENCE OF MEMORY ORCHESTRA (first set) Music on the Green Gloucester Meeting House, Gloucester, MA 7/28/17 Sitting behind a tall yellow church. It’s the oldest (1806) surviving meeting house in Gloucester. The others have all burned down. Hopefully Willie Alexander’s performance tonight will not get too hot. His piano sits on the stage displaying stickers that have been picked up from all over the world. Charles Nazarian jokingly introduces the band as the Persistence of Life Orchestra as … Read More >>

Live July

We could use some help with live reviews. If you’d like to get your opinion of local artists published in theNoise-Boston.com, get in touch with T Max at tmax@thenoise-boston.com … CONNOR GARVEY, PUTNAM SMITH Old Sloop Coffeehouse, Rockport, MA 6/9/17 For some reason I’m the only spectator who decides to sit in the first row. Most of the other rows are filled – maybe everyone else is far-sighted.  House MC, Mark Woodbury greets the crowd and Celene Lyon lists previews … Read More >>

Live Reviews – June

CHELSEA BERRY/ PRATEEK PODDAR Lindentree Coffeehouse, Wakefield, MA 5/6/17 Tonight I’m drawn to the combination of a new and old friend performing at this popular Wakefield coffeehouse that I’ve yet to visit. Lindentree queen bee Liz Freeman handles the welcoming and introductions for the night, the final show of their 2016-2017 season (though two outdoor performances are planned for the summer). The small theatre-type stage looks out on a room with reserved seating at tables upfront followed by rows of … Read More >>

Live Revs – May

Did you ever think you could write about New England-based acts you love and have them read by many fans of local music? The Noise would love to publish your opinions. Send T Max an email tmax@thenoise-boston.com with LIVE REVIEWS in the subject and T will get you started writing live reviews. … MARTYN JOSEPH/ ANTJE DUVEKOT Me & Thee Coffeehouse, Marblehead, MA 3/31/17 Me & Thee Coffeehouse is to New England folk music as The Rat was to Boston … Read More >>

Write live reviews and start saving on the entry fees you’re paying. Get notoriety from the acts you would love to tell the world about. Send T Max an email tmax@thenoise-boston.com with LIVE REVIEWS in the subject and T will get you started. … LIZ LONGLEY/ BRIAN DUNNE Me & Thee Coffeehouse, Marblehead, MA 3/3/17 (Warning: this review includes alternate facts.) I grab a front row seat while Tony Toledo, with his big voice and big personality, gives the audience … Read More >>

Live March

If you have any interest in writing about the musical acts you see, please contact tmax@thenoise-boston.com. Write LIVE REVIEWS in the subject box and T Max will fill you in on how to help out your favorite acts. … MIRANDA RUSSELL/ CHARLEE BIANCHINI Cabot Theatre, Beverly, MA 2/23/17 When Charlee Bianchini invited me to review this show I didn’t know it was a benefit for the Waring School in Beverly and I didn’t know that Miranda Russell was headlining the … Read More >>

Live – Feb

If you have any interest in writing about the musical acts you see, please contact tmax@thenoise-boston.com. Write LIVE REVIEWS in the subject box and T Max will fill you in on how to help out your favorite acts. … WHAT TIME IS IT MR. FOX? Chianti, Beverly, MA    1/5/17 I’m liking Chianti – with it’s early start time (8:00pm) I can catch the first set of an act and still have the rest of the night free. So I … Read More >>

Live Reviews

The Noise is looking for writers who would like to write live reviews on their favorite New England-based acts. Contact T Max at tmax(at)thenoise-boston(dot)com. Include LIVE REVIEWS in the subject box. …. WHOSE MUDDY SHOES Chianti, Beverly, MA 12/18/16 I’m in the middle of moving and manage to squeeze in the time to catch a set of this cool band that I saw a couple of weeks ago at Julie Dougherty’s Open Mic in Salem, MA.  Whose Muddy Shoes could … Read More >>