Dropkick Murphys Announce Tour Dates, Playing 5 Boston Shows (but not St. Pats)


The Dropkick Murphys have announced their Celtic Punk Invasion Tour, which will include five Boston shows March 12-15 prior to St. Patrick’s Day.  Usually the band will play Boston on St. Pats, but this year they’ll play a pair of shows in Dublin on March 17, 2014 - marking the first time the band will play Ireland on St Patrick’s Day.
Tickets for the March dates go on sale October 24 and 25, depending on the date. Visit www.dropkickmurphys.com/tour for ticketing information.

Nov 4 - San Francisco, CA @ Warfield Theatre
Nov 5 - Anaheim, CA @ House Of Blues
Nov 7 - Riverside, CA @ Riverside Municipal Auditorium
Nov 8 - Las Vegas, NV @ Brooklyn Bowl
Nov 9 - Ventura, CA @ Majestic Ventura Theater
Nov 10- San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
Nov 12 - Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theatre
Nov 13- Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theatre
Nov 14- El Paso, TX @ Tricky Falls
Nov 15- San Antonio, TX @ Backstage Live
Nov 16 - Tulsa, OK @ Cain’s Ballroom
Nov 19 - Mexico City, Mexico @ Salon Jose Cuervo
Nov 21 - Santiago, Chile @ Kmasu
Nov 22 - Buenos Aires, Argentina @ TEATRO FLORES
Nov 23 - Sao Paulo, Brazil @ Via Marques
Nov 24 - Sao Paulo, Brazil @ Via Marques
Feb 3 - Eindhoven, Netherlands @ Klokgebouw
Feb 4 - Lingen, Germany @ EmslandArena
Feb 5 - Malmö, Sweden @ KB
Feb 6 - Oslo, Norway @ Sentrum Scene
Feb 7 - Johanneshov, Sweden @ Annexet
Feb 10 - Hamburg, Germany @ Sporthalle Hamburg
Feb 11 - Hannover, Germany            @ Swiss Life Hall
Feb 12 - D Saarbrucken, Germany @ E-Werk
Feb 13 - Freiburg, Germany @ Rothaus Arena
Feb 14 - Paris, France @ Zenith Paris
Feb 16 - Madrid, Spain @ La Riviera
Feb 17 - Barcelona, Spain @ Razzmatazz
Feb 19 - Zurich, Switzerland @ Volkshaus
Feb 20 - Milan, Italy @ Live Club
Feb 21 - Munchen, Germany @ Zenith
Feb 22 - Cologne, Germany @ Palladium
March 2 - Clifton Park, NY @ Upstate Concert Hall
March 3 - Huntington, NY @ The Paramount
March 4 - Huntington, NY @ The Paramount
March 6 - Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore - Silver Spring
March 7 - Slatyfork, WV @ Snowshoe Mountain Resort
March 8 - New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
March 9 - New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
March 10 - New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
March 12 - Boston, MA @ House of Blues
March 13 - Boston, MA @ House of Blues
March 14 - Boston, MA @ House of Blues (day)
March 14 - Boston, MA @ House of Blues (night)
March 15 - Boston, MA @ House of Blues
March 17 - Dublin, Ireland @ Vicar Street (early)
March 17 - Dublin, Ireland @ Vicar Street (late)
March 18 - Glasgow, Scotland @ Barrowlands
March 19 - Manchester, UK @ Academy
March 20 - Nottingham, UK @ Rock City
March 21 - London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton
March 22 - Birmingham, UK @ O2 Academy
May 16 - Skate & Surf Festival @ Asbury Park, NJ


Shiner Beer Hosting Free Show Next Monday 10/27


In honor of launching Shiner Beer in Boston, they’re throwing a FREE concert at The Middle East Downstairs in Cambridge on Monday, October 27th.  Shiner is bringing along some cold ones, and performing will be Small Black (Brooklyn), and local Boston bands St. Nothing and Condor.

RSVP to shinerboston.queueapp.com to get in for FREE and the show starts at 8. 21+

Shiner Beers Presents
Small Black 
w/ St. Nothing & Condor
The Middle East | Monday Oct 27th | 7:30pm - 11:30pm | 21+

FB event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/847904448561439/



Listen To A New Song From The Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters - “Something From Nothing”

The Foo Fighters have released the first single from their new album, Sonic Highways, which gets an official release November 11th via Rockwell Recordings, and you can listen to the new track “Something From Nothing” above. 

The band is launching an HBO TV series documenting the making of the new album, which debuts this Friday, and they are performing on The Late Show With David Letterman all week.

Sonic Highways Tracklist:
1. Something From Nothing
2. The Feast and The Famine
3. Congregation
4. What Did I Do?/God As My Witness
5. Outside
6. In The Clear
7. Subterranean
8. I Am A River


Future Islands Announce Tour Dates, Playing Royale


Future Island at Boston Calling 9.5.2014 (photos)

Future Islands (Baltimore) have announced several 2015 dates, which include a January 7th stop at Royale.  Joining them for the the Boston show will be Dan Boeckner’s (Wolf Parade, Handsome Furs, Divine Fits) new project, Operators.

If you are unfamiliar with Future Islands, just watch this.

Future Islands - 2014/2015 Tour Dates
10-15 Rome, Italy - Circolo degli Artisti
10-16 Milano, Italy - Tunnel
10-17 Lyon, France - Epicerie Moderne
10-18 Nimes, France - Paloma
10-20 Barcelona, Spain - Bikini
10-22 Madrid, Spain - Teatro Barcelo
10-23 Lisbon, Portugal - Musicbox
10-24 Porto, Portugal - Hard Club
10-25 Gijon, Spain - Teatro Albeniz
10-26 San Sebastian, Spain - Intxaurrondo
10-28 Bordeaux, France - Rocher De Palmer
10-30 Brussels, Belgium - Botanique
10-31 Paris, France - Pitchfork Music Festival Paris
11-01 Manchester, England - Columns Festival
11-02-03 Dublin, Ireland - Vicar Street
11-04 Glasgow, Scotland - ABC1
11-05 Sheffield, England - Queen’s Social Club
11-06 London, England - Shepherd’s Bush Empire
11-08 Reykjavik, Iceland - Iceland Airwaves Festival
11-20 Los Angeles, CA - The Wiltern
12-01 Columbus, OH - LC Pavilion
12-10 Portland, OR - Crystal Ballroom
01-07-15 Boston, MA - Royale
01-09 New York, NY - Terminal 5 
01-10 Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer
01-24 Singapore - Laneway Festival
01-26 Auckland, New Zealand - Laneway Festival
01-31 Brisbane, Australia - Laneway Festival
02-01 Sydney, Australia - Laneway Festival
02-06 Adelaide, Australia - Laneway Festival
02-07 Melbourne, Australia - Laneway Festival
02-08 Perth, Australia - Laneway Festival
02-10 Honolulu, HI - The Republik
02-26 Atlanta, GA - Variety Playhouse
03-31 London, England - Roundhouse


Lake Street Dive Playing Three Costume Themed Nights At The Sinclair


Lake Street Dive at The Sinclair - 2.21.2014 (photos)

Lake Street Dive have announced a three-night run at The Sinclair in Cambridge, which includes a New Year’s Eve show.  These three shows will be unique in that each night will have a different theme for which you can sport the necessary costume (Homecoming, Hawaii Beach Party, and Prom).

Tickets are on presale now (info below).

Heeeeey BOSTON! Our Sinclair shows on Dec 29, 30, and 31 are COSTUME THEMED NIGHTS (more information to follow) so make note of the themes and get ready! The shows are onsale for our fans only right now, just use the password: danceparty. Tickets go on sale to the general public this Friday.

We know a lot of you have been asking about the age policy for these shows. The Homecoming and Hawaii Beach Party shows are both 18+ and New Year’s Eve is 21+

Dec 29: http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/01004D47BD3343BD

Dec 30: http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/01004D47BEE14504
Hawaii Beach Party!!

Dec 31: http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/01004D47C2B546BF



Photos, Setlist, Review: Bastille Played Agganis Arena (Boston, MA) 10.13.2014


Last night, Bastille (England) played the Agganis Arena at Boston University.  The band are touring behind their wildly successful debut album, Bad Blood, which was released in 2013 and has spawned the hits “Pompeii”, “Flaws”, and “Bad Blood”. 

Bastille continue their U.S. tour, playing Montreal tonight and then a series of shows in the Midwest and the West Coast. 

Additional photos and setlist from the Boston show can be seen below (click “Read More”).  Grizfolk opened.

Bastille Setlist:  Agganis Arena (Boston, MA) 10.13.2014

Things We Lost in the Fire
Weight of Living, Pt. II
Laura Palmer
Laughter Lines
Bad Blood
These Streets
The Silence
No Angels
The Draw

Get Home
Of the Night
Pompeii (with Grizfolk)

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Noel Gallagher Releasing New Album, Listen To the First Single


Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds - “In The Heat Of the Moment”

Ex-Oasis member, Noel Gallagher, has announced the release of his new album, Chasing Yesterday, which will drop March 2nd via Sour Mash Records.  Today, he released the first single from the record “In The Heat Of The Moment”, which you can stream above.

Chasing Yesterday Tracklisting:

1 “Riverman”
2 “In The Heat Of The Moment”
3 “The Girl With X-Ray Eyes”
4 “Lock All The Doors”
5 “The Dying Of The Light”
6 “The Right Stuff”
7 “While The Song Remains The Same”
8 “The Mexican”
9 “You Know We Can’t Go Back”
10 “Ballad Of The Mighty I”


Boston Hassle Fest 6


The fine folks over at Boston Hassle are presenting Boston Hassle Fest 6, which will include 40+ bands over two days and takes place November 6 and 7th in Somerville at Cuisine En Locale, with after-parties at Aeronaut Brewing Company.

They’re running a fundraising campaign to help off set the costs, and are selling advanced tickets and other goodies.  Check it out here.

11/7 **6pm - 12:30am** 
11/8 **3pm - 12:30am**
FEST EXTENSIONS (after-parties) @ Aeronaut Brewing Company **12am-2am**
FREE for attendees of main body of FEST. $5 otherwise (open to non-FEST attendees).

$17 - $20 Sliding Scale per day 

Click Read More for the full lineup.

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Priory Played The Sinclair (Cambridge, MA): Photos, Setlist, Review 10.10.14

Priory are duo Brandon Rush and Kyle Sears (Portland, OR).  Their very catchy tune “Weekend”, is starting to get some airplay, and the band will be releasing their Weekend EP this coming Tuesday.

Last night they played a Radio 929 show at The Sinclair in Cambridge, and photos from the evening can be seen below.  Definitely keep an eye on these guys, as their stock will only go up from here.  Boston’s own CliffLight opened.

Priory Tour Dates

Oct 11 S. Burlington, VT - Higher Ground
Oct 13 Toronto, ON - The Underground
Oct 15 New York, NY - The Mercury Lounge (2 shows)
Oct 20 Nashville, TN - Exit/In
Oct 24 Las Vegas, NV - Life Is Beautiful Festival
Nov 7 - Oakland, CA at Leo’s
Nov 10 - Seattle, WA at Barboza
Nov 11 - Vancouver, BC at Electric Owl


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Ages and Ages

Ages and Ages - “Divisionary” (Do The Right Thing)

Ages and Ages (Portland, OR) released their sophomore album, Divisionary, earlier this year.  Some of you may have caught their set this summer at the Newport Folk Festival, but if you didn’t, you can see them at the Middle East Upstairs in Cambridge Tuesday, October 21st (tickets).  Full tour dates here.

Watch the video for the song "Divisionary" (Do The Right Thing) above, and check out their NPR Tiny Desk Session here.


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