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The WMBR Rock/Pop/Punk Concert Report

  • Monday, January 16:
    • Khalid - The Middle East Upstairs
    • The Band Vu, & Lyfe Indoors - Great Scott
    • Commuity College, Bunny Boy, Sing Bird of Prey, & Eddy Benedict - Charlie's Kitchen
    • Alosi Den, The Ocular Audio Experiment, & Cove Sauce - Zuzu
    • Wetsuit, Hopes and Things, Gianna Botticelli, & Strangers by Accidents - Midway Cafe
    • Heavy Metal 101 - MIT, Room 4-149, 5:30 (ever Mon. thru Feb. 2)

  • Tuesday, January 17:
    • Palmistry - The Middle East Upstairs
    • Mya Nus, Vet Anslinger, & Leafcutter - O'Briens
    • Bird Gangs, Courters, & Summer Beards - Great Scott
    • Doug Linse, Jay Stone Leaf, Steve Dennis, & Gold Light Hour - Midway Cafe
    • Steve Gunn and Lee Ranaldo, & Meg Baird - Arts at the Armory, 6PM

  • Wednesday, January 18:
    • Atlas Kal Marks, Birthing Hips, Brittle Brian, Fern Mayo, & Human People - The Middle East Upstairs
    • Showhaus, NOX, Colbis the Creature, & Rad Dads - O'Briens
    • Earth Heart, Ozlo, Dirt Naps, & Barns - Great Scott
    • Teachable Moments, Neksys, Forbes Graham, Fable Grazer, & Hard Rugs - Midway Cafe
    • Ten Dollar Mistake, The First Supper, So and So, & Tom Beyer - P.A.'s Lounge
    • Ben Levin Group, Dept of Everything, & Courtney Swain - Midway Cafe
    • Truckfighters, Kings Destroy, & Gozu - Once
    • Dashboard Confessional, & Vinyl Theatre - The Paradise
    • City of Caterpillar, The Saddest Landscape, & Kindling - Brighton Music Hall

  • Thursday, January 19:

  • Friday, January 20:
    • Cherry Glazerr, Slow Hollows, & Midriffs - The Middle East Upstairs, 7:30 all ages
    • Owens, Bruvs, KGFREEZE, & Day Grazer - O'Briens
    • The Lemon Twigs, & Cut Worms - Great Scott
    • Nate Bash Band, Pure Pupil, Nextune, & Elevator - The Cantab Lounge
    • Effzero, Vet Anslinger, The Guilloteenagers, & DTT - P.A.'s Lounge
    • Big Jon and the Mattress Factory, The Factones, The Sound Down Cellar, & Instant Schwarma - Midway Cafe
    • Into Another, Supertouch, & High Disciple - Once
    • The Lights Out, Gene Dante and the Future Starlets, Zip Tie Handcuffs, & The Sun Lions - Black Box Theater, Arts Emerson, 9:30
    • Exhibit on the 50th Anniv of the Boston Tea Party - Verb Hotel, 5-8PM

  • Saturday, January 21:
    • Skrizzly Adams, Cruel Miracle, & The Shakes - The Middle East Upstairs, 7PM 18+
    • Heroes Bowie Night - The Middle East Downstairs
    • ACLU benefit w/ Petty Morals, Stars Like Ours, & Carissa Johnson - O'Briens
    • Bash and Pop, & The So So Glos - Great Scott
    • The Only Humans, Baltic Sun, Craig Sonnenfeld, & Patrick Dalton - Midway Cafe, 4PM
    • The Heave Ho, The Peasants, Tarpit Boogie, & Carry the One - Midway Cafe, 9PM
    • Madam Bruja - The Cantab Lounge
    • Once in Valhalla - Once
    • Glory, Absolute Power, & more - Central Sq. Elks Lodge, 6PM all ages
    • Haybaby, Creaturos, Mini Dresses, & Jack - Black Box Theater/Arts Emerson, 8:30

  • Sunday, January 22:
    • School of Rock Presents Led Zeppelin - The Middle East Upstairs, 1PM all ages
    • Sinai Vessel, Saccharine, Du Vide, & Tuxis Giant - The Middle East Upstairs, 7PM all ages
    • Candiria, Netherlands, & Pathogenic - Great Scott
    • Rye Pines, Fond Han, Bilge Rat, & Be You Me - O'Briens
    • Dominant Funktion, 7th Degree, & Dan Barracuda - Midway Cafe, 4PM
    • Zaid Khan, Bedbug, & Sidney Gish - Arts at the Armory, 5PM

Coming Up...

  • Tuesday, January 24:
    • Adam Ant - Wilbur

  • Wednesday, January 25:

  • Friday, January 27:

  • Saturday, February 4:

  • Friday, February 10:

  • Saturday, February 18:

  • Wednesday, February 22:

  • Saturday, February 25:
    • Pissed Jeans - Once

  • Thursday, March 2:

  • Friday, March 3:
    • Robyn Hitchcock - Once

  • Friday, March 10:
    • Agent Orange, & Guttermouth - Once

  • Thursday, March 23:

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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