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  • November 01, 2014

    Live Review: Phish Trumps Umphrey's Monster Mash

    Live Review: Phish Trumps Umphrey's Monster Mash by Paul Robicheau

    On a weird, wondrous Halloween for crack jam-bands tackling offbeat covers, Chicago’s Umphrey’s McGee unleashed wild mash-ups in its first of two nights at Boston’s House of Blues while Vermont art-rockers Phish redeemed itself with a spooktacular production at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas… More>

  • October 31, 2014

    Halloween Foreshadows Exhibit Closing

    Halloween Foreshadows Exhibit Closing by Paul Robicheau

    Happy Halloween! It’s been exactly 30 years since I shot this photo of Human Sexual Response, on display at “Boston Rock Flashbacks,” my exhibit at Cuisine en Locale with a closing reception this Monday from 6-8 p.m… More>

  • October 30, 2014

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    Halloween’s full of tricks and treats on the concert scene, from brooding Irish troubadour Hozier to rapper Brother Ali to slice-and-dice jammers Umphrey's McGee, while Chrissie Hynde, Bruce Cockburn, art-pop upstarts Walk the Moon and French rock star Patrick Bruel help round out the weekend… More>

  • Live Review: Fleetwood Mac back in top form at Boston Garden party by Paul Robicheau

    When you have a record in your quiver like Rumours, one of the best-selling albums of all time with 45 million copies sold, you can kick off a concert like Fleetwood Mac did Saturday in its second sold-out stop at TD Garden this month. Especially if you have Christine McVie back after a 16-year retirement to join Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham in restoring all three of the lead singers from that 1977 classic… More>

  • October 23, 2014

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    Alumni from this year’s Newport Folk Festival are blowing up as hot-ticket club picks this month, from Benjamin Booker to Hozier to this Friday night's advance sellout, Shakey Graves. Other weekend concerts options include Sugar Ray & the Bluetones, Primus, Adrian Belew, Joshua Redman, the Damned, Fleetwood Mac and Weezer… More>

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