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The WMBR Rock/Pop/Punk Concert Report

  • Monday, October 14:
    • Gatch - The Middle East Upstairs
    • Grünwasser, Seed, Karman Voh, & Codec Kate - O'Briens
    • Bent Knee, & Goody Bag - Great Scott
    • Zuzia, Ucarly, Noble Beast, & Houndsteeth - Charlie's Kitchen
    • Oranssi Pazuzu, Insect Ark, & Fuligin - Sonia, 7PM all ages
    • Dave Derby and Claudia Chopek, Hilken Mancini and Chris Colbourn, & Corin Ashley - Once
    • Triton Taylor, Tysk Tysk Task, & Meaghan Casey - The Jungle

  • Tuesday, October 15:
    • Plastic Picnic, Cataldo, & Eastern Souvenirs - The Middle East
    • Tsushimamire, Bad Larrys, & Horsehands - O’Briens
    • Radkey - Great Scott
    • Louzy, Heavy Hands, Rusty Mullet, & MELK - Midway Cafe
    • Miss June, & Oroboro - Once
    • Alec Morrissey, Tall Boys, & Katie Dobbins - The Jungle

  • Wednesday, October 16:
    • Psychotic Reaction, Red Glare, & Private Fotunes - O’Briens
    • BJ the Chicago Kid, Rayana Jay, & Kamauu - Great Scott
    • Magnet-O, & Gil Aharon Trio - Midway Cafe
    • The Early November, Have Mercy, & OWEL - Brighton Music Hall
    • Beyond Creation, Fallujah, Arkaik, Equipose, & The Last King - Once
    • Idles, & Preoccupations - Royale, sold out
    • Oh Sees, & Prettiest Eyes - The Sinclair, sold out
    • In Real Life - Sonia
    • Black Beach, Banana, & Shepherdess - Hong Kong
    • Skytigers, Fake, & Aces High - Opus

  • Thursday, October 17:
    • The Collection, Meryl Rudy, & Mark Kaschak - The Middle East Upstairs
    • Nice Guys, Landowner, & Editrix - O’Briens
    • Penelope Isles, & Toledo - Great Scott
    • Bearmonster, Coo and Howl, The Shallows, & Abird - Once
    • Robotic Hawks, The Billy Connors Project, & Spaces for Two - The Jungle
    • The Frissons, The Horsewind Orchestra, Kathy Snax, & Cotton Candy - The Cantab Lounge
    • Alien Boys, Blasé Blue, & Panther Lamp - Hong Kong

  • Friday, October 18:
    • Bike Thiefs, Lady Pills, Husbands, & Hissing Tiles - O’Briens
    • Marika Hackman, & Girl Friday - Great Scott
    • The Knock Ups, Time and Place, Wolf Tape, & Cook Bag - Midway Cafe
    • Misfit Love, Color Channel, CJ3, & The Stampede - Once
    • A Bunch of Jerks, Orson and the Rosebuds, & Stuck Stars - The Jungle
    • The Big Sway, theWorst, Spillers, & Ghost Truckers - Sally O'Briens
    • Cave In, & Miltown - The Sinclair, also Sat, sold out
    • Marianne T, Corner Soul, Smitty E Smitty, & Hyber - Koto
    • Sidewalk Driver, Graneros, & Birdgangs - Opus
    • Panzerbastard, Goblet, & more - Alchemy, Prov.
    • The Town and City Festival w/ Buffalo Tom, Pernice Brothers, & many more - Lowell clubs, also Sat. (thetownandthecityfestival.com)

  • Saturday, October 19:
    • Bison Bison, Jonah Matranga, David New Joy, & The Daymares - O’Briens
    • City of the Sun, & Old Sea Brigade - Great Scott
    • Muhammad Seven and the Spring, JBJ Music, & The Famous Grouse - Midway Cafe, 9PM
    • The Medium, Bong Wish, & Headband - Sally O'Briens
    • The Last Love, My Good Friend Tom, & Glasshouse - The Jungle
    • Daylillies, Dream Eaters, & Future Carnivores - Sally O'Briens
    • Birnem Wood, The Mollusk, Blue Manic, & Grovel - The Cantab Lounge
    • Half Moon Run, & Tim Baker - Brighton Music Hall
    • Goose, & Kendall Street Company - Sonia, 8:30 all ages
    • Watts, Kid Gulliver, & State of the Union - Square Root, Roslindale
    • Before the Judge, My Missing Half, & Waelmist - Koto
    • Cactus Attack, Black Leather Lagoon, Tarantula Bros, & Nick the Barbarian - Opus, Salem
    • Riotous Outburst Records Fall Fest w/ Nerveshatter, Flapjack Attack, & more - AS220, Prov., 5:30

  • Sunday, October 20:
    • Monsterwatch, Knock Over City, & The Freqs - O’Briens
    • Sports Team - Great Scott
    • Settlements, Harry and the Hot Flashes, The Instamatics, & Thee Fightin' Fish - Midway Cafe
    • Vivian Girls, Empath, & Young Guv - Once
    • Stiff Little Fingers, & The Avengers - Brighton Music Hall
    • Skytigers, Trash Boy, Lipstick Boys, & Louzy - Koto
    • Richard Marx, & Rick Springfield - Chevalier Theatre, Medford
    • Obituary, Abbath, Midnight, & Devil Master - Lupo's, Prov. 6PM all ages

Coming Up...

  • Monday, October 21:
    • Ghost - DCU Center, Worc.
    • The Hussy - Greek American Club, Union Sq.

  • Tuesday, October 22:

  • Wednesday, October 23:

  • Thursday, October 24:

  • Friday, October 25:
    • Flamin Groovies, & Richard Lloyd - Once

  • Saturday, October 26:

  • Tuesday, October 29:

  • Thursday, October 31:

  • Saturday, November 2:
    • Quintron and Miss Pussycat - Great Scott
    • Nick Lowe - Paramount Theater

  • Sunday, November 3:
    • Exhumed, & Gatecreeper - Once

  • Monday, November 4:
    • The Schizophonics - Dusk, Prov.

  • Wednesday, November 6:
    • Superchunk - Somerville Theater
    • Film "Slayer: The Repentless Killogy" - Cabot Theatre, Beverly, 7:30

  • Thursday, November 7:

  • Friday, November 8:

  • Saturday, November 9:
    • LA Guns - Greasy Luck, New Bedford

  • Monday, November 11:

  • Tuesday, November 12:

  • Wednesday, November 13:

  • Friday, November 15:
    • Integrity, & All Out War - Once

  • Monday, November 18:

  • Tuesday, November 19:

  • Wednesday, November 20:
    • Clan of Xymox - Once

  • Thursday, November 21:
    • Robert Gordon, & Chris Spedding - Once

  • Wednesday, December 4:
    • Thurston Moore Group - Once

  • Saturday, December 14:

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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