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  • June 08, 2016

    Live Review: Florence Soars in the Machine

    Live Review: Florence Soars in the Machine by Paul Robicheau

    Some performers are made for the masses, generating spiritual energy that melds charismatic gestures with an intimate sense of shared communion – and Florence Welch soars in that category. The frontwoman of Florence + the Machine kicked off the summer pop season at the Xfinity Center with graceful authority on Tuesday. … More>

  • June 02, 2016

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    Beyonce commands Gillette Stadium with the biggest show of the weekend (if not the summer), though alternatives to Queen Bey include Ruby Rose Fox, Chvrches, Two Door Cinema Club, Satellite Paradiso, Christian McBride, Kidd Jordan, and Lord Huron with Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats. … More>

  • May 30, 2016

    Live Review: Boston Calling's Downtown Swan Song

    Live Review: Boston Calling's Downtown Swan Song by Paul Robicheau

    Disclosure’s Guy Lawrence marveled at the kaleidoscopic lights reflected onto the face of City Hall and surrounding buildings – and he wasn’t the only one capturing that mental snapshot -- as his electronic duo brought closure to Boston Calling on Sunday. After three years on City Hall Plaza, the music festival moves next May to the fields of Harvard’s Allston athletic complex. … More>

  • May 26, 2016

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    Boston Calling rules Memorial Day weekend with a blockbuster lineup that's heavy on electronic acts (Robyn, Disclosure, Odesza), female performers (Sia, Janelle Monae, Courtney Barnett), and extra local bands (These Wild Plains, Black Beach) invited to the party via a new third stage. … More>

  • May 19, 2016

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    It's the season for the annual EarthFest at the DCR Hatch Shell with Fitz and the Tantrums, the Strumbellas and Joywave, in addition to shows with the AndersonPonty Band, Magic Dick and Shug Ng, Christian McNeill, Jesca Hoop and Iron & Wine's Sam Beam, Grace Kelly and a second edition of the memorial Chetstock with local '80s rockers… More>

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