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The WMBR Rock/Pop/Punk Concert Report

Friday, Jul. 30
• Restraining Order, Vantage Point, Pummel, and more - Central Square Elks Lodge all ages [6PM]
• Max Boras, Crimson Wing, and Northstar the Wanderer - O'Briens
• Muck & the Mires, The Hi-End, and Modern Day Idols - Square Root
• Bright Eyes, and Lucy Dacus - Palladium [7PM]
Saturday, Jul. 31
• Fuligin, Ritual Blade, Stagnator, and Torn in Half - Middle East Upstairs 18+ [8PM]
• The Shirts & Shoes, Awnthay, and One Stays - O'Briens [9PM]
• Built to Spill - Paradise
• Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys - ONCE at Boynton Yards [1PM and 6:30PM]
Sunday, Aug. 1
• Cadderwall, Toluca Lake, and Castling - O'Briens
Monday, Aug. 2
• The Mail, Diamond Jones, and & more - Middle East Upstairs all ages [7PM]
• Trash Rabbit, Clifford the Band, and Edward Glenn - O'Briens
Wednesday, Aug. 4
• Off With Their Heads, Ben Roy, and Save Ends - Sinclair all ages [7PM]
• Slashers, Kloroform Kidzq, and Non Residents - O'Briens
Thursday, Aug. 5
• J Pappas, and Nia Ashleigh - O'Briens
• Soul Asylum, and Juliana Hatfield - The Vault, New Bedford
Friday, Aug. 6
• Final Gasp, High Command, and Sadist - Middle East Upstairs all ages [7PM]
• The Furniture - O'Briens
• The Suitcase Junket, and Sarah Borges - Sinclair 18+ [8PM]
• Modest Mouse - Leader Bank Pavilion all ages
Saturday, Aug. 7
• Driveways, We Demand Parachutes, Cherie Amour, and Hello Atlantic - Middle East Upstairs 18+ [8PM]
• The Worst w/ Dana Colley, and Swivel - O'Briens
• Ari Hest, and Clem Snide - City Winery all ages
Sunday, Aug. 8
• Kublai Khan, I Am, and Chamber - Middle East Upstairs 18+ [7:30]
• Oddysseys, With Those Tombs, and Nova One - O'Briens
Friday, Aug. 13
• Liz Borden, Gene Dante, and Little BIlly Lost - ONCE at Boynton Yards [7PM]
• Freezepop, The Glitter Boys, Brandie Blaze, and Linea's Garden - Sinclair 18+ [7:30]
• Greg Hawkes, and Eddie Japan - Tupelo Music Hall, Derry NH [6PM]
Saturday, Aug. 14
• Freezepop, Worshipper, and Sidewalk Driver - Sinclair [sold out]
• Robin Lane, Kid Gulliver, Justine & the Unclean, Nightspell, and The Jacklights - Dusk [6PM]
Sunday, Aug. 15
• Lorna Shore, The Last Ten Seconds of Life, Left to Suffer, and Underthrow - Sonia 18+ [8PM]
Friday, Aug. 20
• Churchburn - O'Briens
Saturday, Aug. 21
• Dropkick Murphys, Rancid, and The Bronx - Palladium all ages [6:30, outdoors]
Tuesday, Aug. 24
• Wilco, and Sleater-Kinney - Leader Bank Pavilion all ages [7PM]
Friday, Aug. 27
• Tiger's Jaw, and Joy Again - Sinclair all ages [7PM]
Saturday, Aug. 28
• Richard Thompson - Boarding House Park, Lowell
Sunday, Aug. 29
• Cloud Nothings, and Manas - Sinclair 18+ [7PM]
Tuesday, Aug. 31
• Torres, and Sarah Jaffe - Sonia all ages
• The Residents - Sinclair 18+
Friday, Sep. 3
• The Zulus - Paradise 18+
• Rebuilder, Choke Up, and Old Soul - Sinclair
Friday, Sep. 10
• Japanese Breakfast - Royale all ages
• Slaughter Beach, Dog; Shannen Moser; and Gladie - Sinclair all ages [sold out]
• Dollyrots - Middle East Upstairs
Saturday, Sep. 11
• Guided by Voices - Royale 18+
• Bim Skala Bim, and Void Union - Middle East Downstairs all ages [6PM]
• Nouvelle Vague - Paradise 18+ [8PM]
Monday, Sep. 13
• Megadeth, and Lamb of God - Leader Bank Pavilion all ages
Wednesday, Sep. 15
• Moon Taxi, and Sparkle City Disco - Royale 18+ [8PM]
Thursday, Sep. 16
• Alejandro Escovido - City Winery
• Bob Mould Band, and Kestrels - Paradise 18+
• Weedeater, Atomic Bitchwax, Joe Buck Yourself, and Rebelmatic - Sonia 18+ [7PM]
• Darlingside, and Performing Birds Say - Sinclair 18+ [7PM]
Friday, Sep. 17
• Knocked Loose, Gatecreeper , Magnitude, and Kharma - Middle East Downstairs all ages [8PM]
• Julien Baker - House of Blues
• Flogging Molly, Violent Femmes, and Me First & the Gimme Gimmes - Leader Bank Pavilion
• Yo La Tengo - Gateway City Arts, Holyoke [8PM]
Saturday, Sep. 18
• Butcher Babies, Infected Rain, and Stitched Up Heart - Middle East Downstairs 18+ [7PM]
• Yo La Tengo - Columbus Theatre, Providence [8PM]
• Coheed & Cambria, and The Used - Palladium all ages [5PM, outdoors]
Sunday, Sep. 19
• Southern Culture on the Skids - Sonia all ages
Monday, Sep. 20
• Pet Shop Boys - Leader Bank Pavilion
Tuesday, Sep. 21
• The Hu - Paradise all ages [8PM]
• Alice Cooper, and Ace Frehley - Leader Bank Pavilion [7:30]
Wednesday, Sep. 22
• Osees, and Mr. Elevator - Sinclair 18+ [sold out]
• Soccer Mommy, and Squirrel Flower - Paradise all ages
• Andrew WK - Royale 18+ [7PM]
Thursday, Sep. 23
• Soccer Mommy, and Squirrel Flower - Paradise all ages
Friday, Sep. 24
• Primus - Leader Bank Pavilion all ages
• New England ShakeUp - Sheraton Framingham
Saturday, Sep. 25
• New England ShakeUp - Sheraton Framingham
Sunday, Sep. 26
• New England ShakeUp - Sheraton Framingham
Monday, Sep. 27
• Wardruna - Orpheum all ages
Tuesday, Sep. 28
• Quicksand - Paradise 18+ [8PM]
Wednesday, Sep. 29
• Heartless Bastards - Sinclair
Thursday, Sep. 30
• Nervous Eaters, Barrence Whitfield, Willie Alexander, and Carissa Johnson - Paradise
• Caspian, and Junior Beef - Sinclair 18+ [8PM]
Friday, Oct. 1
• Caspian, and Circus Trees - Sinclair 18+ [sold out]
Saturday, Oct. 2
• Sam Black Church, Stompbox, and Only Living Witness - Paradise
• Todd Rundgren - Big Night Live
Sunday, Oct. 3
• Thalia Zedek, Andrew Cohen, and Honey Radar - O'Briens
Monday, Oct. 4
• Gary Numan - Paradise
Tuesday, Oct. 5
• Okkervil River (solo), and Damien Jurado - City Winery all ages
Thursday, Oct. 7
• Parker Milsap, and Molly Parden - Sinclair 18+ [7PM]
• Lady Lamb (with strings) - City Winery all ages
Friday, Oct. 8
• Lady Lamb (with strings) - City Winery all ages
• No Pressure, Koyo, Fleshwater, Jinx, and Crescent Ridge - Middle East Upstairs all ages [8PM]
Saturday, Oct. 9
• The Snuts, and Girlhouse - Sinclair 18+ [10PM]
Tuesday, Oct. 12
• Idles - House of Blues
• Lucero - Paradise
Wednesday, Oct. 13
• Nothing, and Frankie Rose - Sinclair 18+ [7PM]
Thursday, Oct. 14
• Ministry, Helmet, and Front Line Assembly - House of Blues
Friday, Oct. 15
• King Buffalo, and Kind - Middle East Upstairs all ages
Saturday, Oct. 16
• TV Girl - Sonia [sold out]
• Lucy Dacus - House of Blues
• Waxahatchee - Royale [sold out]
Monday, Oct. 18
• Black Midi - Sinclair [sold out]
Wednesday, Oct. 20
• Toadies, Rev. Horton Heat, and Nashville Pussy - Paradise
• Diet Cig, and Retirement Party - Sinclair 18+ [7PM]
Friday, Oct. 22
• Shannon & the Clams - Royale 18+ [7PM]
• 10,000 Maniacs - City Winery all ages
• Robyn Hitchcock, Screaming Females, Tonya Donnely, and many more - Lowell Town & City Festival [various venues throughout Lowell]
Saturday, Oct. 23
• Robyn Hitchcock, Screaming Females, Tonya Donnely, and many more - Lowell Town & City Festival [various venues throughout Lowell]
• Magnetic Fields - City Winery all ages
Sunday, Oct. 24
• Magnetic Fields - City Winery all ages
Monday, Oct. 25
• Magnetic Fields - City Winery all ages
Wednesday, Oct. 27
• Mannequin Pussy, and Angel Du$t - Sinclair all ages [sold out]
Thursday, Oct. 28
• Cleopatrick, Zig Mentality, and Ready the Prince - Sinclair all ages [7PM]
Friday, Oct. 29
• The Crystal Method - Middle East Downstairs 18+ [8PM]
• Gwar, Napalm Death, and Eyehategod - Palladium all ages [5PM]
Saturday, Oct. 30
• Wild Nothing, and Beach Fossil - Royale 18+ [6PM]
• The Monkees w/ Mike and Mickey - Chevalier Theatre [8PM]
Sunday, Oct. 31
• Armor for Sleep, Never Loved, and The Cold Seas - Paradise all ages [8:30]
Wednesday, Nov. 3
• Exhumed, Creeping Death, Bewitcher, and Enforced - Sonia 18+ [7PM]
Friday, Nov. 5
• Titus Andronicus - Sinclair 18+ [10:30]
Saturday, Nov. 6
• Warish - Hard Rock Cafe
• Red Fang, and Starcrawler - Sinclair 18+ [10PM]
• Incendiary, God's Hate, Age of Apocalypse, and Move - Sonia [7PM]
• English Beat - Chevalier Theatre
Sunday, Nov. 7
• Strike Anywhere, Comeback Kid, One Step Closer, and Be Well - Middle East Downstairs all ages [7:30]
Monday, Nov. 8
• Beach Bunny, and Miloe - Paradise
Tuesday, Nov. 9
• Beach Bunny, and Miloe - Paradise
• Of Montreal - Royale 18+ [8PM]
Sunday, Nov. 14
• Psychedelic Furs - Cabot Theater [7PM]
Wednesday, Nov. 17
• Nada Surf, and Pom Pom Squad - Sinclair 18+ [7PM]
Thursday, Nov. 18
• Flaming Lips - House of Blues
• Dan Deacon - Paradise 18+ [9PM]
• Tokyo Police Club, and Nobro - Sinclair 18+ [7PM]
Friday, Nov. 19
• Joan Jett - Chevalier Theatre
• Stars and Stripes, Noi!se, Patriot, and more - Sonia
Saturday, Nov. 20
• Slapshot, Sheer Terror, Death Before Dishonor, and more - Middle East Downstairs all ages [8PM]
Sunday, Nov. 21
• We Were Promised Jetpacks - Sinclair 18+ [7PM]
Monday, Nov. 22
• Envy on the Coast - Sinclair all ages [7PM]
Tuesday, Nov. 23
• Jeff Rosenstock, Slaughter Beach Dog, and Oceanator - Paradise all ages [8PM]
Wednesday, Nov. 24
• Jeff Rosenstock, Slaughter Beach Dog, and Oceanator - Paradise all ages [8PM]
Saturday, Nov. 27
• Dinosaur Jr. - House of Blues
• Vundabar - Paradise all ages [8PM]
Monday, Nov. 29
• Caribou - Royale 18+ [7PM]
Wednesday, Dec. 8
• Preoccupations - Brighton Music Hall
Sunday, Dec. 12
• Skullcrusher - Brighton Music Hall
Monday, May. 2, 2022
• Hoodoo Gurus - Royale [rescheduled (again!( from 9/30/21)]
Wednesday, Sep. 21, 2022
• Pet Shop Boys, and New Order - Leader Bank Pavilion all ages [rescheduled (from 9/20/21)]
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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