Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Ben Folds to be Rockin’ the Calvin Saturday night

By Ellie Rulon-Miller

October 1, 2009

Filed under Music

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. She will ...

Local Sublime fans to get a taste of Badfish

By Emily Jenkins

October 1, 2009

Filed under Music

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...

Rock like a “Man Man” in NoHo this weekend

By Garth Brody

October 1, 2009

Filed under Music

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. Man...

Jay-Z has "Blueprint" for Longevity

By Jeffrey C. Larnard

October 1, 2009

Filed under Music

Calling his new album “The Blueprint 3” was probably not a decision taken lightly by Jay-Z. 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 fo...

…And You Will Know Us by The Trail Of Dead Concert Review

By Garth Brody

September 24, 2009

Filed under Music

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”...

Sam Roberts Band’s modest NoHo performance thrills

By Angela Stasiowski

September 23, 2009

Filed under Music

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 eff...

A ‘Beautiful Day’ for U2 fans at Gillette Stadium

By Justin Gagnon

September 22, 2009

Filed under Music

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 ...

Canadian musician to bring ‘Love’ to the Iron Horse

By Angela Stasiowski

September 20, 2009

Filed under Music

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. The 7 p.m. performance...

Dark Side of the Moon Man: An Insider’s Glimpse at the VMAs

By Lee Taylor

September 16, 2009

Filed under Music

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 w...

Rascal Flatts Soars

By Anshalee Guarnieri

September 14, 2009

Filed under Music

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. Darius Rucker, ticketed as the opening act, r...

Red Summer Sun to play Monkey Bar

By Sara Cody

September 10, 2009

Filed under Music

 Local band Red Summer Sun is ringing in the new semester by playing a show at the Monkey Bar on Friday, September 11th. Monkey Bar opens its doors at 11 p.m. with a $5 cover charge. “We’re having fun when everyone...

‘Jigga Man’ to jazz up Mullins Center

By Justin Gagnon

September 9, 2009

Filed under Music

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. Who would have thought with enormous budget cu...