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  • Review: Newport Folk Fest Serves Folk of All Stripes by Paul Robicheau

    Usually it’s the indie-folk whippersnappers who dominate the collaborations that now grace Rhode Island’s revitalized Newport Folk Festival… More>

  • July 24, 2014

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    You can't go wrong in picking a multi-day festival to attend this weekend… More>

  • July 17, 2014

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    Music and yoga with Michael Franti? That's one of the options in a weekend featuring cult-like outdoor events with Jimmy Buffett, Barenaked Ladies and Sarah McLachlan, as well as indoor rocking with Justin Timberlake, Matthew Sweet and the Tubes. There's also Starlabfest V in Somerville. Plus an amazing video flashback of the great Freddie Mercury on the eve of Queen coming to town with Adam Lambert… More>

  • July 10, 2014

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    From guitar firebrands Peter Frampton, Joe Louis Walker and Robert Randolph to the first advance sellout of the Green River Festival in Greenfield, it’s a full weekend for summer concerts. Options include Dean Wareham, Maxwell, Guided by Voices and B.B. King as well as smaller festivals in Marshfield and on Martha's Vineyard… More>

  • July 03, 2014

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    Hurricanes, fireworks and outdoor music really don’t mix. But while the Boston Pops pulled the trigger a day early for its July 4 extravaganza on the Esplanade, Berkshires-based troubadour James Taylor plays Tanglewood's main stage on Friday, with fireworks to follow. Other holiday weekend music includes the New Bedford Folk Festival, Rosanne Cash in Portsmouth, N.H., and an Indian Ranch blues bash with B.B. King, Robert Randolph and Shemekia Copeland in Webster. Plus a look ahead/back at Yes… More>

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