The band takes the stage at Middle East Upstairs with their appealing jumble of contradictions: tumult underpinned by precision, stormy guitar buoyed by zany percussion.
“It's really important for us to stay noncommercial because we try to be very focused on the issues and people,” Boston Dyke March organizer says.
Our guide to what to see during the warm months.
There are countless outdoor summer music events accessible to Boston-area residents, and some of them are even free.
“Venues need tax breaks,” Jasmine Hagans, an MFA curator, said at Monday's meeting. “We need to … judge the rock scene as having as much community value as the [MFA].”
The music festival offers some of the most forward-thinking voices in pop: Sia, Sufjan Stevens and Janelle Monáe.
"I feel like it's our responsibility, my personal responsibility, to play this music," says Danny Mekonnen of Debo Band.
The song is from their album "Say So," which debuts May 20.
Musicians will be playing music on their porches/front yards/stoops.
Now in its seventh year, Together runs from May 15 to May 22 at venues in Cambridge and Boston.
Boston rapper Mr. Lif celebrates the release of his new album, “Don’t Look Down,” his most inward-looking to date, with May 5 show at the Middle East.
They planned to spend one month recording their sophomore album “Revolutionaries,” due out April 29. It ended up taking them more than two years.
The planetarium probably isn't the place you'd expect to take in a Beyoncé-themed laser show or a multimedia tribute to Prince, but that's precisely what audiences will have the chance...
The Cambridge bar quickly gained a reputation as a spot to catch top local artists and became a regular stop for rock and Americana touring acts.
The prodigiously talented Esperanza Spalding, who won the 2011 Grammy for Best New Artist, talks love, jazz and the urge to evolve.
The list includes Andrew Bird, Debo Band (pictured), Santigold, You Won’t and Thao & The Get Down Stay Down.
“We’re really tackling a problem that the Gardner Museum has worked on for years and years and years ... to try to get rid of the elite image," says museum...
A look back as the landmark Somerville nightclub prepares to close March 13.
The band releases its album "Plaza” and performs at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts on Friday, Feb. 26.
The popular, (mostly) monthly live music and dance night showcases queer and transgender musicians and DJs.