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The WMBR Rock/Pop/Punk Concert Report

  • Monday, May 2:

  • Tuesday, May 3:

  • Wednesday, May 4:

  • Thursday, May 5:
    • Mr. Lif, & Red Pill - The Middle East Upstairs
    • Born Ruffians, & On and On - The Middle East Downstairs
    • Solids, Stove, Clique, & Kiss Concert - O'Briens
    • Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons, Brian Wright, & Ian Fitzgerald - Great Scott
    • Mulroy and Barstowe, Grogan Social Scene, Jarva Land, Kellen, & Slacktide - P.A.'s Lounge
    • Baby Metal - House of Blues, sold out
    • Local H - Brighton Music Hall
    • Randy Black and the Heathcroppers - Tavern at the End of the World, Charlestown
    • New England Patriots, PC Worship, Creepers, & Puzzle Mansion - Deep Thoughts, JP
    • Trap Them, Boarcorpse, Fuming Mouth, & Rum Ham - Ralph's Diner, Worc.

  • Friday, May 6:
    • Eleanor Friedberger, Icewater, & Soft Pyramids - The Middle East Upstairs, 7PM
    • Del the Funky Homosapien - The Middle East Downstairs
    • Upheaval, Oxblood Forge, Wrought Iron Hex, & God Eater - O'Briens
    • Choke Up, Tied to a Bear, Great Lakes USA, & Save Ends - Great Scott
    • Trey Hughes, Gianna Botticelli, Box of Birds, & Loser - P.A.'s Lounge
    • Sunwatchers, Major Stars, Minibeast, & The Modern Voice - Midway Cafe
    • Haunted Summer, Austin Corona, Animal Maps, & Mafolda - The Cantab Lounge
    • "Banned in DC" slide show and talk - Once, 7PM
    • Fruit Bats, & Horse Feathers - Once, 9PM
    • The Used, & The New Regime - House of Blues, 8PM all ages (also Sat)
    • Two Saints, The Black Souls, & Greg Allen's Fringe Religion - Spotlight Tavern, Beverly
    • Otep, September Mourning, & more - Palladium, 6:30 all ages

  • Saturday, May 7:
    • Disaster Strikes, Reason to Fight, Mickey Rickshaw, & Whoopi Sticks - The Middle East Upstairs, 1PM all ages
    • Ruby Velle and the Soulphonics, & Gold Blood and Associates - The Middle East Upstairs, 9PM
    • Stars Like Ours, Band Without Hands, Violent Mae, & Cujo - O'Briens
    • Shatner, Pinecone Teeth, Piss Dogs, & more - Great Scott
    • The Cranktones, Johnny Carlevale, The Bop Thrills, & more - Midway Cafe, 4PM to 2AM
    • Dippin Sauce, Gone in the Rearview, Shotgun Waltz, & Nuvo Savant - P.A.'s Lounge
    • Brian Jonestown Massacre, & The Veldt - The Paradise
    • M. Ward, & Naf - Royale, 6PM 18+

  • Sunday, May 8:
    • Big Ups, Dirty Dishes, Kal Marks, Washer, & Strange Mangers - The Middle East Upstairs, 7PM all ages
    • The Bikes, Somerville Ukulele Club, & Keytar Bear - The Middle East Downstairs, 8PM
    • Protomartyr, Black Beach, & Pucker Up - Great Scott
    • Cherry Mellow, Bear Salon, & Dingo Babies - O'Briens
    • The Rayguns, Feral Ghouls, Today Junior, & The Lipstick Boys - Midway Cafe, 4PM
    • X Ambassadors, & Robert DeLong - House of Blues, 7:30
    • Speedy Ortiz, Hop Along, & Two Inch Astronaut - The Sinclair
    • Dash Rip Rock, & The Titanics - Store 54, Allston, 7PM
    • The Kickback, Abadabad, & Burglary Years - Firebrand Saints, Kendall Sq.
    • Prong, Texas Death Match, & more - Palladium, 6PM all ages

Coming Up...

Please Note:
  • Addresses of many Boston area clubs can be found here.
  • Local bands are only listed the week of the show.
  • Additions, changes and corrections for rock/pop/punk shows only can be made by writing to: rock-listings email address
  • To submit announcement about upcoming roots/americana/blues/cajun/zydeco shows, please use the address: roots-listings email address
  • To submit announcement about upcoming Jazz shows, please use the address: jazz-listings email address
  • To submit announcement about upcoming World Music shows, please use the address: world-listings email address
  • To submit announcement about Any Other music shows, please use the address: other-listings email address
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