Viewing: Posts by Paul Robicheau
  • April 28, 2016

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    Multi-night gatherings of the tribes abound, from an Abbey Lounge reunion at Sally O’Brien’s and a 10th anniversary at Atwood’s Tavern to a Dopapod jam-fest at the Sinclair. Plus there’s the return of a reggae legend… More>

  • Worshipper Wins 2016 Rock & Roll Rumble by Paul Robicheau

    Worshipper crushed the competition again in Friday’s finals of the Rock & Roll Rumble at Somerville’s Once Ballroom with its heavy, metallic rock, edging out finalists Weakened Friends and wild card usLights to take the 2016 crown… More>

  • April 21, 2016

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    If you're still reeling from the death of Prince, you can find rock 'n' roll community in the finals of the Rock & Roll Rumble (with guest band Scissorfight following contestants UsLights, Weakened Friends and Worshipper) at the Once Ballroom, Father John Misty at House of Blues, White Denim at the Sinclair, or the Ballroom Thieves with the Maine Youth Rock Orchestra at Rockport's Shalin Liu Performance Center… More>

  • Prince's Purple Reign Sadly Ends by Paul Robicheau

    Even if rock-star deaths seem weirdly commonplace in 2016 and he felt ill on a plane from reported flu symptoms last Friday, the news that Prince collapsed at his home outside Minneapolis and died today seems inconceivable. He was only 57 years old and looked ever-youthful in the orbit of his enigmatic, creative aura… More>

  • April 14, 2016

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    It’s a great weekend for jazz -- particularly organ and piano trios -- and Afro-pop as well as the semifinals of the Rock & Roll Rumble and one of the world’s most captivating singers in Israeli-born Asaf Avidan… More>

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