Locally based folk-rock group gives insight on their new sound and direction.
You know what they say; moe. music mo’ fun.
Frank Turner will come to Calvin Theater in Northampton this Sunday to perform for his folk-punk fans.
Bikram Yoga Northampton presents the people of Northampton and its surrounding towns with a chance to try out yoga with a little added heat.
Hugh Laurie will bring his act to Northampton this Sunday.
Despite some technical difficulties, Fountains of Wayne pulled through with an uplifting and nostalgic performance.
The unique and enigmatic Doug Appling will make a stop in Northampton on his international tour.
Kishi Bashi strays from his traditional solo setup to perform with a full band at Pearl Street Clubroom last Tuesday.
City and Colour begins their tour of the United States with an intimate show at the Calvin Theatre in Northampton.
Dallas Greene comes to Northampton.
Northampton record shop offers the oft unavailable
Smart-alecky rockers the Dead Milkmen will be bringing their unique brand of satirical punk to Northampton’s Pearl Street nightclub this Friday as part of their limited East Coast tour.
Up and coming dubstep deejay Figure spun a thumping set on Saturday night in Northampton.
Wu-Tang Clan rapper GZA performed in Northampton last Wednesday night.
Seattle-based indie group Hey Marseilles will be performing at Northampton’s Iron Horse Music Hall at 10 p.m. Saturday night.
One of the founding members of the Wu-Tang Clan will be at Pear Street this Wednesday.
Demetri Martin is scheduled to bring his inventive stand-up “Point Your Face At This” tour to Northampton on Wednesday.
Former teen star Aaron Carter proved he can still bring the “party,” as he did so in Northampton last Tuesday.
Aaron Carter will stop by Northampton on March 5 in the former teen star’s first tour since 2005.
Underground hip hop veteran Aesop Rock came to Pearl Street in Northampton Saturday night.
Hinge is a hip local restaurant and bar that hosts open mics, poetry slams, and traveling feature poets every Tuesday night.
Rock quartet Orange Television was scheduled to perform at the Iron Horse on Saturday night, but due to the storm, the show has been postponed to a later date.
Violinist extraordinaire Kishi Bashi will bring his captivating live show to the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton this Wednesday night.
Safe Passage, the Northampton-based organization that is committed to ending domestic violence, raised about $225,000 Sunday during its ninth annual Hot Chocolate Run.
Local DJ Chris “Monte” Belmonte of The River 93.9 marched 26 miles from Northampton to Greenfield to raise money for the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts.
John Hodgman and Jonathan Coulton put on their signature, collaborative performance at the Calvin. The show was loaded with jokes, music, “urine and mayonnaise.”
Although its concert had taken place during the election results, Yeasayer managed to keep the crowd both entertained and informed while rocking out to fan favorites in Northampton.
Dillon Francis shook Pearl Street Ballroom in Northampton on Sunday night. His openings acts consisted of DJ Pointblank and trap artist Clockwork.
Psychadelic pop band Yeasayer returns to Northampton.
Cats. Tacos. Memes. Slicked back hair. Heavy bass drops. If this word association doesn’t make you think of Dillon Francis, then you have not been spending enough time on the Internet.
Up-and-coming band, The Kin, rocked the Iron Horse in Northampton last Friday.
Alternative rock band, Deer Tick, played at Pearl Street in Northampton in front of an enthusiastic and rowdy crowd.
Last Wednesday night, rising house music producer 3LAU gave a rousing performance to a mostly empty room.
Australian brothers Thorald and Issac Koren team up with NYC drummer Shakerleg for
an unbeatable show in Northampton.
Streetlight Manifesto, a Ska-punk band, will preform in Northampton tonight on their “The Hands That Thieve” tour.
Beats Antique is set to perform this weekend at the Calvin Theater in Northampton to showcase their unique sound and stage performance.
Springfield natives DRAW aim to please fans with high energy, old favorites and new material.
Due to recent discoveries by medial officials that consumption
of synthetic marijuana is dangerous, the Northampton Police Department have recommended withdrawl of the substance from local head shops.
Saturday night at the Iron Horse in Noho, Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds will be rocking and squawking to the beat, bringing the funk to brand new heights.
A Northampton man pleaded guilty to the charge of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute after Northampton police were tipped off by postal workers.
One-man band Keller Williams who slips seamlessly between guitar, drum and bass, looping tracks and mesmerizing crowds will be playing in Northampton on Dec. 17.
This Sunday, the Iron Horse Music Hall will host a show for the release party of the “Valley Rising Compilation Album,” a record which will feature a dozen native artists.
Columnist Mason Woolley describes his visit to the Northampton emergency shelter following Saturday’s storm.
Circa Survive will headline at the Pearl Street Ballroom tonight. The group is about to wrap up its tour promoting its 2010 release, “Blue Sky Noise.”
Jam band Lotus will be performing at the Calvin Theatre tonight at 8 p.m. The group is known for incorporating various styles into its improvisations.
Guest columnist Cassina Brown celebrates the return of local restaurant Chez Albert.
The Massachusetts Equestrian Team traveled to Northampton on Saturday for its first regional show of the year and tied for first place with Mount Holyoke College.
Collegian correspondent Kelsey Laning breaks down how to avoid stress while maintaining a gluten-free lifestyle.
Collegian photographer Hannah Cohen captures Occupy Northampton.
After 25 years of performance, Yo La Tengo has lost no steam on stage. Alternately gorgeous and abrasive, they rocked the Academy of Music.
Excited Umphrey’s McGee fans waited eagerly outside of the Calvin Theater in Northampton Friday night. The always-surprising Chicago-based band managed to rouse nearly everyone in the large, seated auditorium into enthusiastic motion at this fast-paced, dance fueled show. The group, known for their refusal to repeat themselves, kicked off their performance with “Jazz Odyssey,” an upbeat song with an infectious groove and, of all things, rapped vocals. Audience members witnessed not only the group’s technical facility with tight, complicated rhythms but also their improvisational communication as they traded rhythmic and harmonic ideas. Listeners who are unfamiliar with Umphrey’s music may…
Northampton welcomed Dom, Expensive Looks and Bobby to the Iron Horse on Saturday night, as they brought a lively performance that had the audience jumping.
The National Priorities Project (NPP), a Northampton-based organization dedicated to breaking down the nuances and complexities of the federal budget, has released its annual report analyzing this year’s budget.
Just before the 84th anniversary of its release, the classic film “Metropolis” will be screened in Northampton on Sunday, accompanied by the The Alloy Orchestra.
On Saturday night, Colour Revolt rocked the Iron Horse with their exciting and sophisticated vibe.
Neko Case will be letting her auburn locks down, cracking subtle jokes, and belting her melodies in Northampton this weekend.
Teenage trio The McLovins stormed into the Iron Horse last Saturday with a collection of Phish covers and original songs that left the crowd swooning.
This past Tuesday Nov. 9, underground music legend Bob Mould graced the stage at the Iron Horse in Northampton. In his three decade career as a guitarist, singer and songwriter, Mould has been in bands Hüsker Dü and Sugar, as well as putting together a successful solo artist.
This Columbus Day weekend, Ingrid Michaelson will perform at the Calvin Theater in Northampton on October 10 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20.00 and $30.00. Dublin-grown, alternative folk band Guggenheim Grotto will open.
Self-described “power reggae” band brough their energetic sound to the Bishop’s Lounge on October 1. Supporting them were prog-rockers Timbre Coup.
Alternative singer and songwriter Pete Yorn will make an appearance this Monday at Pearl Street. Yorn is touring in support of his latest, self titled album, which was produced by Black Francis of the Pixies.
Last Friday, Sweden’s Tallest Man On Earth played Pearl Street Ballroom. Opening the show was S. Carey of Bon Iver Fame.
Fresh date ideas are hard to come by but Collegian blogger Lindsey Davis has you covered! So put that movie ticket down and try something new!
Swedish folkie Kristian Matsson-a.k.a. The Tallest Man on Earth-will be performing this Thursday at the Pearl Street Night Club at 8:30. He will be supported by Bon Iver alumnus S. Carey.
Seminal 90′s indie-rock band Built to Spill will be playing at Pearl Street tomorrow night at 9. They will be playing classic songs from throughout their career, from 1994′s “There’s Nothing Wrong With Love” to 2009′s “There Is No Enemy.”
Tobacco (aka Tom Fec) will be playing at the Iron Horse Music Hall this Thursday. His darker-toned solo work promises to bring the Pioneer Valley an interesting night.
UPDATED: 12 hospitalized, including ‘large number’ of UMass students, for severe intoxication at campus party, area hospital forced to close ER
A dozen people were hospitalized and treated for severe intoxication after becoming ill during an on-campus dance party Saturday night into Sunday morning, according to campus officials.
The Hold Steady is not a typical band. Its April 6 show at Pearl Street in Northampton was packed to the brim with fans openly discussing not just the band’s music but also their personal homemade comic books based on the band’s material, often while debating such topics as whether or not the band’s 2005 album “Separation Sunday” would make a better book or movie.
Wiz Khalifa’s landing at the Pearl Street Night Club in Northampton on Friday was greeted by an excited audience of unanticipated proportions.
The town of Amherst recently announced it will be expanding the urgent care center that the Cooley Dickinson Hospital provides in its main Northampton branch to the Cooley Dickinson outpatient center in Amherst at 170 University Dr.
On a whirlwind tour of downtown Northampton eateries, there are five places right on Main Street that simply can’t be missed: Local Burger, Amanouz Café, Spoleto, Fitzwilly’s and Ben and Bill’s Chocolate Emporium. Each offers a unique flavor that can’t be found anywhere else. This week the Daily Collegian got a chance to sample these fine places to chow down. In a college town, it’s essential to know where the best places are to take a date out, grab a bite or maybe just hang out and relax.
In a college town, a savvy student ought to know the best joint in town to grab a cup o’ joe. The following includes a line up of the best study spots, most delicious café fare and grooviest music scenes. So stay in the know and check out future installments of NoHo Know How.
Right in the heart of downtown Northampton sits the Northampton Brewery Bar and Grille. Located at 11 Brewster Court, it is one of the best places to go when you’re looking for classic American cuisine with a twist. This establishment is the oldest brewpub in the northeast that is still in operation and it prides itself on serving up some of the most outstanding food to go along with one – or many – of their home-brewed fine ales and lagers.