Viewing: Posts by Paul Robicheau
  • July 21, 2016

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    It's all about the Newport Folk Festival this weekend, with headliners Patti Smith and Alabama Shakes, unless you catch alternate local dates with the Flight of the Conchords or the trio of Neko Case, k.d. lang and Laura Veirs -- or a Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame bill with Heart, Joan Jett and Cheap Trick… More>

  • Live Review: Jane's Addiction Levitates its Ritual at Pavilion by Paul Robicheau

    So this flamboyant band from LA’s late ’80s metal/punk scene comes to town and showcases music from its best album… and I’m not talking about Guns N’ Roses in Foxboro. Jane’s Addiction hit Blue Hills Bank Pavilion on Tuesday, celebrating the silver anniversary of its second album Ritual de lo Habitual by performing the entire 1990 masterpiece in its mysterious glory… More>

  • Live Review: Paul McCartney Still Surprises at Fenway by Paul Robicheau

    Rather than punch the easy jukebox button at Fenway, Paul McCartney mixed must-play favorites with deeper changeups from his Beatles, Wings and solo catalogs and even invited out Bob Weir and the Patriots' "Gronk.… More>

  • Live Review: Dylan Proves Playful and Engaged at Pavilion by Paul Robicheau

    Yes, “Things Have Changed,” as Bob Dylan sang in the opener of his two-set concert at Blue Hills Bank Pavilion on Thursday, yet things were largely for the better for the 75-year-old icon than they were even a decade ago… More>

  • July 14, 2016

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    If you're not seeing live music this weekend, you probably don't see live music. Even if you're broke, there's the free Outside the Box fest on Boston Common with Michael Franti & Spearhead, Red Baraat and locals like Ruby Rose Fox and Jaggery. Fenway Park boasts Dead and Company as well as Sir Paul McCartney, and other options include Modest Mouse with Brand New, Hall & Oates with Sharon Jones, Miracle Legion, and Duran Duran with Chic.  … More>

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