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The WMBR Rock/Pop/Punk Concert Report

Tuesday, Nov. 28
• Lydia Loveless, and Reese McHenry - Middle East Upstairs
• June McDoom - O'Briens
• Baroness, and Sheer Mag - Royale
• Ovlov, Pile, and DIsco Doom - Crystal Ballroom @Somerville Theatre
• Taking Meds, Lurk, Oldsoul, and Cherubhead - Deep Cuts, Medford, MA
Wednesday, Nov. 29
• Kendra Morris, and Will Davila - O'Briens
• Fizzpaste, and Mold - The Jungle [6PM]
• Makeout Palace, Andro Queen, and Drug Deal Gone Rad - Midway Cafe
• The Roland Highlife, and Indoor Friends - Silhouette Lounge
• Cattle Decapitation, Immolation, and Castrator - Brighton Music Hall
Thursday, Nov. 30
• Jarhead Fertilizer, Phobophilic, and Backslider - Middle East Upstairs
• Iatt, Kallias, Ageton, and Pathogenic - O'Briens
• Answerman, Field Day, and Invisible Rays - Notch Brighton @ The Charles River Speedway
• Deaf Heaven, Touche Amore, and Mary Jane Dunphre - Royale
• Black Hatch, Komodo Rojo, and Iowa Highway - The Jungle [8PM]
• Nation of Language - Sinclair
• Sydney Sprague, Wheelright, and Olivia Sisay - Deep Cuts, Medford, MA
• Kommand, Mourned, Hideous, and Morgued - Ralph's Diner, Worcester, MA
Friday, Dec. 1
• America's Hardcore Fest day 1, Demolition, Hard Stripes, and more - Middle East Upstairs [sold out]
• Retrograth, Violet Nox, Ex Hyena, and Harsh Foxing - O'Briens
• Club 9 Ball, and Stone Nobles - Midway Cafe [10PM]
• Island of Alaska, Amulette, Cloud Nine, and Allston Rat Problem - The Jungle [7PM]
Saturday, Dec. 2
• America's Hardcore Fest day 2, Mindforce, Shipwreck, and more - Middle East Downstairs [sold out]
• Public Memory, Ye Gods, and Otalisk - O'Briens
• The Hammer Party, Black Helicopter, Spiller, and George James T Maze - Midway Cafe [9PM]
• Streetlight Manifesto, and Rebuilder - Roadrunner
• Buffalo Tom - Paradise [7PM]
• GA-20, and Black Joe Lewis - Brighton Music Hall
• The Stampede, The Rupert Selection, and Randall Russell - The Jungle [8PM]
• The Weisstronauts - Bone Up Brewing, Everett, MA
• Benthiv Realm, Faces of Bayon, Swarm of Eyes, and Catching Hell - Ralph's Diner, Worcester, MA
Sunday, Dec. 3
• America's Hardcore Fest day 3, Negative Approach, Slapshot, and more - Middle East Downstairs [6PM]
• PV, Plant Fight, Deb Grapes, and Sunbear - O'Briens
• Martin/Morrell/Fredette, Ceci Reyes, and Travels with Brindle - Midway Cafe [3PM]
• Body Void, Glacier, SEA, and Lesser Glow - Sonia
• Thumpasaurus, and Guerilla Toss - Brighton Music Hall
• The Tubes - City Winery
• Marcy the Baptist, Anna May, Crushdepth, and Alec Sullivan - O'Briens
Monday, Dec. 4
• Gold Star Boulevard, Doc Burner, Tom Springer Band, and Shotgun Walz - Midway Cafe
• Blu Honey, Sunny Daze, Dalton Moon, and Mike Messina - The Jungle
Tuesday, Dec. 5
• Tyler & the Names, Honey Cassette, and Kathy Snax - O'Briens
• Pussy Riot, and Thick - Paradise
Wednesday, Dec. 6
• Nico Play, and Emilio Gonzalez - O'Briens
• High & Dry, Weatherless, and Over Ends - Midway Cafe
Thursday, Dec. 7
• Bird Language, Juniper Youth, and more - Middle East Upstairs
• Neva Dinova - O'Briens
• U-ey at the Buoy, and Stop Calling Me Frank - Notch Brighton @ The Charles River Speedway
• Super Uesr, Ava Panza, and Jessica Woodlee - The Jungle
• Samiam, Me in Capris, and Cape Crush - Deep Cuts, Medford, MA
Friday, Dec. 8
• Croweater, Swamp Head, and Alreckque - O'Briens
• Children of the Flaming Wheel, Hand and Knees, and Viruette - Midway Cafe [10PM]
• A Hundred Drums, Coki, and more - Sonia
• The 45, How We Burn, Electric Aces, and Crushed Vinyl - The Jungle
• Huck 2, Gretchen Shea & the Middle 8, and Key of Caustic - Koto, Salem, MA
Saturday, Dec. 9
• Bad Rabbits - Middle East Downstairs [sold out]
• The Scrooges, Your Sh*tty Future, and Catching Hell - O'Briens [free w/ unwrapped toy]
• Maiden New England, Arctic Horror, Deprogrammer Cult, and Dystopiate - Midway Cafe all ages [3PM]
• Big Rav, Jean Paul Jean Paul, Rick Berlin, and Bobby Oakes - Midway Cafe 21+ [9PM]
• Sarika, Coraldefense, Tiefling, and KSRMR - The Jungle
• Hilken and Winston, Chris Colbourn, and Kayde Hazel - Streetcar, JP [8PM]
• Scream, and Soulside - Deep Cuts, Medford, MA
• Brix n Mortar, Nothing but Enemies, and Dental Dames - Aeronaut Taproom, Everett
Sunday, Dec. 10
• Local H, Death Post, and Full Bush - Middle East Upstairs
• Think I Care, COA, Yellow Stitches, and more - Middle East Downstairs all ages [2PM, sold out]
• Waterfall Strainer, Max Morton, and Main Era - O'Briens
• The Spots, Double Star, and Noble Dust - Midway Cafe all ages [3PM]
• Knucklepuck, Real Friends, and One Step Closer - Big Night Live
Monday, Dec. 11
• Chowder, Ohio State Fair, and more - O'Briens
• Mixed Generations, Punky D, Faulky Yu, and Tim Mann - The Jungle
Tuesday, Dec. 12
• Magnificent Danger - Middle East Upstairs
• Lobo Hombre, Oak Fallen, and Headfirst - O'Briens
Wednesday, Dec. 13
• Josie Cotton, Plimsouls, and Kurt Baker and The Leftovers - Middle East Upstairs
• Bask & Guht - O'Briens
• Fully Celebrated Orchestra, The X-tet, and Funk Safari - Midway Cafe
• Little Low, Massive Nightmares, and MK Naomi - Silhouette Lounge
• Bouncing Souls, 7 Seconds, Catbite, and Blind Adam & The Federal League - Royale [6PM]
Thursday, Dec. 14
• Piebald - Middle East Downstairs
Friday, Dec. 15
• Sheer Terror, Nothing But Enemies, American War Machine, Intensive Care Unit, and Rejekts - Middle East Upstairs
• Fool's Agenda, Alien Ultrasound, and Lions & Lavender - The Jungle
• High Command, Vermindog, The Infinity Ring, and Burning Lord - Ralph's Diner, Worcester, MA
Saturday, Dec. 16
• E, Nurse and Soldier, Handy, and Hidden Fountain - O'Briens
• Pyramid Scheme, Field Day, Jasper Hobbs, and Nicole Lepre - Midway Cafe [9PM]
• Cancr Care benefit w/, Muck & the Mires, Vapors of Morphine, and more - Crystal Ballroom @Somerville Theatre [6PM]
• Straight Pepper Diet, and Evelyn Rose & the Thornz - The Jungle
• Deke Dickerson, Jittery Jack & Miss Amy, and Pledge Pins - Faces
• A Wilhelm Scream - Vault Music Hall, New Bedford, MA
• Fiddlehead, Glitterer, and Downtalker - Gallery X, New Bedford
Sunday, Dec. 17
• John Williams Blues Rock Revival - Middle East Upstairs
• Sensor Ghost, Lane, and Joyce - O'Briens
• Kermit's Finger, Grimly Pleased, The Jacklights, and more - Midway Cafe all ages [3PM]
• Stars Like Ours, The Magic City, and Roxy & the Crisis - The Jungle [4PM, free]
• A Very Fuzzy Xmas - The Burren [5PM]
Monday, Dec. 18
• Johnny & the Foodmasters, and Delons - Silhouette Lounge
Tuesday, Dec. 19
• From Autumn to Ashes - Sonia
Wednesday, Dec. 20
• Traders, Dwellers, and Louder Joy - Silhouette Lounge
• Lorna Shore, Currents, and Rivers of Nihil - Palladium, Worcester, MA
Friday, Dec. 22
• Nightvisions, Subpunch, and Awthay - The Jungle
Saturday, Dec. 23
• The Makeshift Kings, Gullboy, Caesious Green, and John Fiander - The Jungle
Saturday, Dec. 30
• Rebuilder, Ramona, and Hell Beach - Deep Cuts, Medford, MA
Sunday, Dec. 31
• Ripe - Roadrunner
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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