Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Born Ruffians tear up Iron Horse

By Alex Frail

November 18, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

It was a few minutes after 7 p.m. on Nov. 5, and the Iron Horse was only half-full. Patrons picked at the last few fries on their plates as conversations carried across the quiet hall. Then five young men hopped on stage and the...

Who’da Funk It performance postponed to March 29

By Jake Reed

February 8, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

In a town full of unique bands, genre-transcending ensemble Who’da Funk It manages to stand apart from the pack. Plenty of things make them a more diverse band than most, none of which define their image, musical style or lyrical content. Who’da Funk It began wh...

Orange Television slated to rock Iron Horse

By Brandy Robidoux

February 8, 2013

Filed under Archives

Based in Northampton, rock quartet Orange Television is no stranger to the Iron Horse, where they are set to play this Saturday. Self-described as “pulp rock,” this band features a unique sounds that has gathered them a substantial following in the area as we...

Kishi Bashi to bring unique live experience to NoHo

By Gabe Scarbrough

January 28, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Violinist extraordinaire Kishi Bashi will bring his captivating live show to the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton this Wednesday night. Known for his one-man show live set-up which finds the musician building entire comple...

The Kin set to play at Iron Horse tonight

By Ayush Kumar

October 19, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

The last time The Kin rocked the Iron Horse in Northampton, they were the opening act for local band Darlingside. But tonight, The Kin will headline the venue. Accompanying the band will be Find Vienna, a quartet band w...

Rocking on the forefront of new jazz

By Craig Holland

October 16, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

“You can come up here,” Robert Glasper suggested, as he stood up from his keyboard. “If the spirit moves you ... you can come on up here.” Dressed in jeans and a plain, white V-neck shirt, Robert Glasper looked into t...

Jamie Kent/Darlingside Iron Horse release parties

By Dave Coffey

April 23, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

This past Saturday, a packed house at Iron Horse was treated to not just one, but two stellar release parties in a single evening. Northampton favorites Jamie Kent and The Options and Darlingside headed up the double-headliner...

‘Start Making Sense’ recaptures Talking Heads energy

By Brian Canova

March 2, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Seven years before Jonathan Demme directed Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter in 1991’s “The Silence of the Lambs,” the director paired with an equally unusual performer and created a concert movie – no, a concert experience...

Local funk group Who’da Funk It opens show at Iron Horse

By Staff

February 12, 2012

Filed under Music

When local group Who’da Funk It opened a show at Northampton’s Iron Horse earlier this month, they performed so well that it led concert attendee Libby Styles to say, “I don’t think the Iron Horse has ever been that g...