November 2011

LIVE REVIEWS NOVEMBER 2011   ALOUD, SARAH RABDAU & THE SELF-EMPLOYED ASSASINS Great Scott, Allston, MA 9/13/11 I’m at Great Scott on a Tuesday, but the crowd is, surprisingly, a decent size. I’m a little bit distracted by all the burlesque madness that’s going on in between bands. The guy I’m talking to actually says, “It’s been great talking to you, but… boobs,” a quote which aptly sums up the first hour of this show. Sarah RabDAU is the first … Read More >>

October 2011

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 OCTOBER 2011   DROPKICK MURPHYS, MIGHTY MIGHTY BOSSTONES Fenway Park, Boston, MA 9/9/11 I can hear the music from a half mile away as I walk down to Gate B of Fenway Park. The anticipation builds as I emerge deep in Fenway’s right field stands. The … Read More >>

LIVE REVIEWS: September 2011

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 SEPTEMBER 2011 SARAH BLACKER & ALL KINDS OF SUGAR Club Passim, Cambridge, MA 8/13/11 I arrive at Club Passim just a few minutes after Sarah’s taken the stage with her band, All Kinds of Sugar, that includes Sean McLaughlin on bass and Chuck Fisher on drums. … Read More >>

September 2011

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 September 2011   SARAH BLACKER & ALL KINDS OF SUGAR Club Passim, Cambridge, MA 8/13/11 I arrive at Club Passim just a few minutes after Sarah’s taken the stage with her band, All Kinds of Sugar, that includes Sean McLaughlin on bass and Chuck Fisher on … Read More >>

August 2011

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 August 2011 PROJECT BLUEBOOK, GROWNUP NOISE, BLISSES B Johnny D’s, Somerville, 7/8/11 The set of Blisses B, a San Francisco-based band, begins with an acoustic song with an Americana flair, and a foot stomp by two of the members adds some punch to the tune. They … Read More >>

June 2011

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 JUNE 2011 MICHAEL J. EPSTEIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY, BROWN BIRD Porter Belly’s Pub, Brighton, MA   5/5/11 I saunter into Porter Belly Pub around 9:40, and the place is pretty damned full of a wide variety of local drinkers, Allston hipsters, and folks that look like they just … Read More >>

LIVE REVIEWS:May2011

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 2011 SLAPSHOT, BLUE BLOODS, REFUSE RESIST, PRODUCT OF WASTE, REASON TO FIGHT, THE PARAPLEGICS Firehouse 13, Providence, RI 4/2/11 You can always tell how a big a show is expected to be by scanning the faces of the crowd, and seeing the who’s who of … Read More >>

LIVE REVIEWS:April2011

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 2011 PREACHER JACK, WILLIE ALEXANDER Bangkok Paradise, Salem, MA 2/24/11 The gigantic sign outside this popular North Shore Thai restaurant reads LIVE ROCK & ROLL. Strolling into the back room I hear the lyrics, “Do you remember/ When we met/ That’s the day/ I knew … Read More >>