LIVE REVIEWS:May 2010

Comment on any Live Review in Reader's Respo™ Make sure you title your comment so we know what you're talking about. You can also discuss local music 24/7 at The Noise Board LIVE REVIEWS MAY 2010 THE GREG HAWKES UKELELE TRIO, CASEY DESMOND The Magic Room, Brighton, MA 4/3/10 As I walk up the stairs I’m thinking, it’s so appropriate that this eclectic presentation is happening in the Magic Room: it’s got a great sound system, overhead projection light show, … Read More >>

LIVE REVIEWS: April 2010

Comment on any Live Review in Reader's Respo™ Make sure you title your comment so we know what you're talking about. You can also discuss local music 24/7 at The Noise Board LIVE REVIEWS APRIL 2010   BARRENCE WHITFIELD & THE MONKEYHIPS, JENNY DEE & THE DEELINQUENTS, JORDAN VALENTINE & THE SUNDAY SAINTS T.T. the Bear’s, Cambridge MA 3/5/10 Yep, here’s another one of those “hit the jackpot” line-ups! Gush-gush-gush, etc, etc, etc. Let’s get to it… Obviously, there’s a … Read More >>

LIVE REVIEWS: Mar 2010

Comment on any Live Review in Reader's Respo™ Make sure you title your comment so we know what you're talking about. You can also discuss local music 24/7 at The Noise Board LIVE REVIEWS MARCH 2010 THREE DAY THRESHOLD, CASSAVETTES, QUIXOTE, DEATH & THE DANCE MACHINE, KEV & COL CHATHAM SESSIONS, SAM REID & THE RIOT ACT RODFEST 8 The Paradise, Allston, MA 1/30/2010 Usually I don’t get to a venue this early, so I have the chance to meet … Read More >>

LIVE REVIEWS: Feb 2010

Comment on any Live Review in Reader's Respo™ Make sure you title your comment so we know what you're talking about. You can also discuss local music 24/7 at The Noise Board PETER MOORE, BEN ALEXANDER & KEVIN LUCEY Blue Mermaid, Portsmouth, NH 1/9/10 Ben Alexander and Kevin Lucey start playing to a full house of people finishing up dinner and others sipping and slugging their first beer of the night. I can tell these guys are two separate acts … Read More >>

LIVE REVIEWS: Dec 2009

Comment on any Live Review in Reader's Respo™ Make sure you title your comment so we know what you're talking about. You can also discuss local music 24/7 at The Noise Board BARRENCE WHITFIELD & THE MONKEY HIPS The C-Note, Hull, MA 11/6/09 Having not seen Whitfield in well over 25 years, I stupidly expect something of a walk-through. Stupid because there’s a reason he’s still at it and remains, as ever, a huge draw in Europe and elsewhere (which … Read More >>

LIVE REVIEWS: Nov 2009

Comment on any Live Review in Reader's Respo™ Make sure you title your comment so we know what you're talking about. You can also discuss local music 24/7 at The Noise Board ORCHESTRA MORPHINE, ELASTIC WASTE BAND, TREAT HER RIGHT, ZILI MISIK, MEAN CREEK The (2009) Mark Sandman Memorial Concert the Middle East Downstairs 9/27/09 Due to the expected rain, the concert is moved at the last minute from Pacific Park to the Middle East Downstairs. The outdoor show was … Read More >>

LIVE REVIEWS: Oct 2009

Comment on any Live Review in Reader's Respo™ Make sure you title your comment so we know what you're talking about. You can also discuss local music 24/7 at The Noise Board THE RUDDS Toad, Somerville MA 8/30/09 The Rudds’ final night of another month long John Powhida residency reaffirms everything I love about the band. It is bittersweet in that the band is no more—their last show was over 14 months ago. But as the packed room testifies, there … Read More >>

LIVE REVIEWS: Sept 2009

Comment on any Live Review in Reader's Respo™ Make sure you title your comment so we know what you're talking about. You can also discuss local music 24/7 at The Noise Board FASTER & LOUDER, CLOCK STRIKES TEN, ALL MOD CONS Church, Boston, MA 8/7/09 Yes, it’s all locals covering bands from elsewhere, and yes, I’m repeating some comments from other forums, but the whole thing was too apeshit to go unmentioned. It’s being billed as “LP Tribute Night,” and … Read More >>