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  • June 25, 2016

    Live Review: Paul Simon Charms at Pavilion

    Live Review: Paul Simon Charms at Pavilion by Paul Robicheau

    That Paul Simon looked and sounded great at age 74, as he drew from his wide catalog for two-plus hours at Blue Hills Bank Pavilion on Friday, was promising enough. But the multi-instrumental range of his nine-piece band put the evening over the top… More>

  • June 23, 2016

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    Summer kicks in with shows all over the map this weekend with Paul Simon, Ray LaMontagne, Heart, Quilt, Mutual Benefit, Turbonegro, the Mavericks, Jonny Lang and Los Lonely Boys… More>

  • Live Review: the Cure Remains Potent in Marathon Return by Paul Robicheau

    “When I see you, kitten, as a cat,” Robert Smith sang in “High” during one of four rounds of encores that the Cure played at Agganis Arena on Thursday, uncorking a resonant “Yeow!” with a playful facial contortion before he added, “As smitten as that.” The English alt-rock pioneer clearly was having a ball in the Cure’s first Boston concert in eight years… More>

  • June 17, 2016

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    It’s Brian Wilson weekend with the Boston Pops, at Symphony Hall and Tanglewood, but there are also big shows to catch in town with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and Grace Potter… More>

  • June 09, 2016

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    The Dave Matthews Band provides its annual rite of passage at Mansfield's Xfinity Center on Friday, while other weekend options include Buffalo Tom, Guster, Patty Griffin, Jordan Smith and Maceo Parker. … More>

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