Viewing: Posts by Paul Robicheau
  • Stage Review: Courtney Love Settles into

    Once upon a time, Courtney Love would hit town with her grunge-pop band Hole and turn a large rock venue into an exhibition(ist) hall, making moments intimate through antagonistic exchanges with the crowd... But Love’s stage debut in “Kansas City Choir Boy” casts a very different experience in the intimate cabaret-style space of Oberon. … More>

  • Live Review: Kraftwerk Immerses Wang Theatre in 3-D Visions by Paul Robicheau

    It’s not enough that electronic-music pioneers Kraftwerk influenced everything from synth-pop to EDM, leading to Daft Punk, Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode and the Cars, whose Greg Hawkes was among those who filled the Citi Wang Theatre on Saturday to soak in the rare spectacle of a Kraftwerk concert… More>

  • October 01, 2015

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    Another busy fall weekend moves mostly indoors with everything from pioneers Kraftwerk and Television to Kurt Vile & the Violators, Franz Ferdinand and Sparks, Yo La Tengo, Pete Francis and Ride… More>

  • Live Review: Alabama Shakes Match Lunar Eclipse at Boston Calling by Paul Robicheau

    The cosmic conjunction of Alabama Shakes howling to Sunday’s supermoon eclipse to cap the fall edition of Boston Calling not only set up the festival’s highpoint. It forged the kind of moment that’ll live in the memories of those present long after many of the weekend’s bands fade into rock footnotes… More>

  • September 24, 2015

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    Boston Calling rules City Hall Plaza in super weather with an eclectic lineup headlined by the Avett Brothers, alt-J and Alabama Shakes, yet the weekend also boasts big shows with Madonna and Ed Sheeran as well as the Beantown Jazz Festival, Greg Brown, Peter Mulvey and Godspeed You! Black Emperor… More>

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