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Independent Venue Week | Zonez, Blueberry Syrup, & Mokamazo @ Middle East – Upstairs

?True (Demo) by mokamazo Today is an historic day for independent music venues across the country. Why you ask? Well let me tell you. Today (specifically July 9th, 2018) marks the first day of the inaugural American edition of Independent Venue Week, which began in the UK five years ago and has seen fantastic growth with each iteration. Per the event’s website: Independent Venue Week is launching in the US from July 9–15, 2018 to unite venues, rising and established artists, promoters, labels, media, and tastemakers across a nationwide series of gigs. This is a unique live music project that,…

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Tonight | Reykjavik Calling @ Paradise Rock Club w/ JFDR, Sturla Atlas, & Air Traffic Controller

Hey music loving folks it’s that time of year when Boston joins forces with Reykjavik for the annual Taste of Iceland event which brings the culture, cuisine, and music of the country to our fair city every March. Tonight, March 9th, is the fantastic Reykjavik Calling event taking place at our legendary venue Paradise Rock Club! The show is sponsored by WERS and this year’s lineup features JFDR, the solo project of Iceland musician Jófríður Ákadóttir, who has made a name for herself in many beloved bands including Samaris, Pascal Pinon, & Gangly. Her beautiful debut album, Brazil, was released March…

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Album Preview + Video Premiere! The Silks – Live Bootleg

What’s better than seeing The Silks play live? That’s not some snarky lead in from this music blogger, that’s an actual question directed at each of you. In the nearly-three-years time since I first saw the fellas from The Silks drop their blues-laden rock-n-fucking-roll on an audience, they’re probably the band I’ve spent the most time seeing live. And there’s certainly good reason for that. In that first review of their live show, yours truly stated: “…if you’re lucky — maybe you get a band that makes you want to go buy a Firebird and drive around with the T-tops…

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