American Idol reject turned Billboard chart topper, Colbie Caillat, will be playing at the Orpheum Theater in Boston this Sunday night, Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m. Howie Day, known primarily for his hit “Collide,” and Trevor Hall will be the opening acts.
Regina Spektor is flexible. From writing style to influences, the singer-songwriter and pianist never ceases to surprise listeners with impressive displays of vocal acrobatics and a smile that lights up any stage.
The Original Wailers, of Bob Marley and the Wailers fame, will play at the Pearl Street Nightclub tonight, Thursday 10/8
It was a packed house Saturday night at the Northampton Pearl Street Night Club, and Collegian writer Garth Brody was there, to describe the way headliners Man Man burned it down, laughing all the way.
For those who opt out of paying high gym membership prices or club dues, there is now another option on campus for students trying to stay fit while having fun. Capoeira, a mix of martial arts and dancing, is now being taught as a class through the Student Association for Multicultural Brazilian Alliance (SAMBA).
Ben Folds rocks so hard, he sometimes breaks pianos. Such was the case when he played at the Calvin Theater in Northampton on Saturday night.
A distinct smell filled the air as Badfish started it off with Sublime fan favorite “Smoke Two Joints,” and everyone was quickly reminded by the management of the no smoking policy. The reprimands did not seem to kill anyone’s buzz though, and soon Badfish was off and running, nailing cover after sweet cover.
Singer-songwriter-pianist Ben Folds is performing in Northampton tomorrow night at the Calvin Theater.
Folds, who has been writing and performing for over two decades, will be joined by Australian performer Kate Miller-Heidke.
Some of the most recognizable music from the 90’s will be pouring from the speakers at the Pearl Street Ballroom in Northampton tomorrow night. Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime, has been attracting diverse audiences since their formation in 2001 with their unmistakable covers.
Philadelphia-based experimental rock group Man Man will perform in Northampton this Saturday, Oct. 3 at 9 p.m. at the Pearl Street Nightclub. Tickets can be purchased on the Pearl Street website for $12.50 or at the door for $15.
The name “Blueprint” conjures up imagines both of one of the most beloved rap albums of all time, “The Blueprint,” and one of the disappointing follow-ups in music history with the over-ambitious, sprawling “The Blueprint II: The Gift and The Curse.” Not surprisingly, “The Blueprint 3” falls between these two extremes, a very good rap album with a couple missteps.
As “…And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead” exploded into their set this Monday night at the Paradise Rock Club in Boston with “Isis Unveiled” – the single off their most recent album, “The Century of Self” – more than a few hands rose up to cover unprepared ears.
This past Monday, Iron Horse Music Hall ushered in a new era of rock n’ roll, playing host to Canada’s Sam Roberts Band. The group of Montreal natives is currently touring the United States in support of their latest effort, “Love at the End of the World.”
Gillette Stadium was rocking this past “Sunday Bloody Sunday,” but it wasn’t the Patriots sweating under the hot lights. The world-renowned Irish rock band U2 landed its 360 degree tour in Foxborough, Mass., on Sept. 20 and 21.
Tonight, our musical neighbors up north will export the exceptionally talented singer-songwriter Sam Roberts to Northampton’s Iron Horse Music Hall for an evening of good, old-fashioned rock ‘n’ roll.
L.L. Cool J put it best back in 1991 when he said – “Momma said knock you out!” Those were simpler times, back when rock still kicked it on the charts and country and hip-hop were still up and coming in the mainstream world of MTV.
Tailgating, cowboy hats and Daisy Duke denim were out in full force Saturday night as the country trio, Rascal Flatts, brought their American Living Unstoppable Tour to the Comcast Center.
Red Summer Sun, a local band of high school friends, will be playing Friday Saturday 11, 2009 at the Monkey Bar. There is a $5 cover charge and doors open at 11pm.
The last generation of UMass students was blessed with concerts that people still talk about today when bands such as the Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Dave Matthews Band played in our home arena. On Oct. 25, the Jigga Man himself, Jay-Z will take over the Mullins Center.
In the spirit of Woodstock, music festivals have risen to prominence over the last decade. There is, perhaps, no better example of this feat than the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. The annual event, held over the last nine years in Manchester, Tenn., has become one of the premier destinations for music enthusiasts.