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The WMBR Rock/Pop/Punk Concert Report

  • Monday, August 24:
    • Colleen Green, Mannequin Pussy, IAN, Digital Prisoners of War, & Ursula - The Middle East Upstairs, 7PM all ages
    • Spill Canvas, Press War, Bonfires, Pulitzer Prize Fighter, & Beautiful Tuesday - The Middle East Downstairs, 7PM all ages
    • The Sidekicks, All Dogs, Save Ends, & F*cko - O'Briens
    • Royale Headache, Sheer Mag, & The Channels - Great Scott
    • Prof. Caffeine and the Insecurities, Ladymob, Viva Gina, & Loser - Midway Cafe
    • Dinnersss, Future Museums, & Single Last - Zuzu
    • Koffin Kats, The Evil Streaks, The Skeleton Beats, & OC45 - Opus, Salem

  • Tuesday, August 25:
    • Worthwhile, & Hotel Books - The Middle East Upstairs
    • Bands for Bernie - Great Scott
    • Stone Cold Fox, The Laszlos, & Mokita - O'Briens
    • Dalek, Publicist UK, & Chrome Over Brass - Church
    • Rocktar, Fire Water Sound, & Titanis - Midway Cafe
    • Lesionread, Space Cubs, Yyrapyrrap, & Sports Coach - Out of the Blue Too, 9PM all ages
    • The Channels - Pipeline! live on WMBR 8:00 pm

  • Wednesday, August 26:
    • Cuddle Magic, Jacob Augustine, & Twain - The Middle East Upstairs
    • Wolf Alice, & Made Violent - The Middle East Downstairs
    • PsycBirdwatching, Edgar Clinks, & The Owens - O'Briens
    • The Atlas Moth, Vattnet Viskar, & Black Elm - Great Scott
    • Cathy Cathodic, Haro Caz, & Sax - Midway Cafe
    • Something Civil, Builder of the House, & Meagan Hickman - P.A.'s Lounge
    • The Good Life, & Big Harp - The Sinclair
    • The Blues Dream Box, Cyberbully, & Social Ladder - Out of the Blue Too, 10PM all ages
    • Tozcos, Pox, Cleansing Wave, Leather Daddy, & Dame - Central Sq. Elks Lodge, 6PM all ages

  • Thursday, August 27:
    • La Luz, Scully, Littlefoot, & Wakes - The Middle East Upstairs
    • Viral Sound, G Nome Project, The Hornitz, & Tweed - The Middle East Downstairs
    • Sexy Girls, Steep Leans, & Carton - O'Briens
    • Shelby Luvan, The Drop, Lume, & Rose Cabal - The Cantab Lounge
    • After the Blackout - Church
    • Suspect Sound, Sonic District, & Sky Tigers - P.A.'s Lounge
    • J Geils, & Ian Hunter and the Rant Band - Pavilion
    • Wicked Rot, Rob Noys, & GT Arpe - Deep Thoughts, JP
    • Bong Wish, & Metal Feathers - The Plough and Stars
    • Horse Jumper of Love, What Moon Things, Leaner, & Plums - Out of the Blue Too, 9PM all ages

  • Friday, August 28:
    • Moniker, Willow, Goddard, Daphne, & Spelling - The Middle East Upstairs
    • Dan and the Wildfire, Hadley and the Jackal, & Colrain Living - The Middle East Downstairs
    • Post Modern Authors, Bellwire, Jargon Party, & Happy Little Clouds - O'Briens
    • Thick Shakes, Thalia Zedek Band, Royal Wedding, & Gondoliers - Midway Cafe
    • Opposite People, Nicole Alexandra, & Gideon Gray - P.A.'s Lounge
    • So Sol, G Gordon Gritty, Field of Sheep, & Bum Candy - The Cantab Lounge
    • Sidewalk Driver, Jenny Dee and the Deelinquents, Ruby Rose Fox, & The Lights Out - The Sinclair
    • Arrows in Her, Forever Losing Slee, Jonesing, & Paper Skeletons - Out of the Blue Too, 7PM all ages
    • Guerilla Toss, The Lentils, Grape Rom, & Gracie - 1st Baptist Church, JP, 8PM all ages

  • Saturday, August 29:
    • Seven Spires, 95 Hyde, Jack Romanov, The Frauds, & Man and Beast - The Middle East Upstairs, 1PM all ages
    • Wonder City, AERO, & Oh Adeona - The Middle East Upstairs, 7PM 18+
    • Matt Charette and the Truer Sound, Alen of Dale, Jeff Rowe, & O'Toole's - O'Briens
    • Blackbutton, Rye Pines, The Knock Ups, & Skinny Pigeons - Great Scott
    • The Rayguns, The Guilloteenagers, A Bunch of Jerks, & Evan and Will - Midway Cafe, 4PM
    • Feng Shui Police, The Iron Fudge, Massachutts, & Skunk Pilot - Midway Cafe, 9PM
    • Cosmic Dust Bunnies - Church
    • Dr. Fidelity, Mercury on Mars, & Minor Moon - The Cantab Lounge
    • The Saints of Sorrow, Lost Cosmonauts, Viva Gina, & Jess Jacobs - Out of the Blue Too, 8PM all ages
    • Beantown Boozehounds, The McGunks, Rockin Bob, & more - The Beachcomber, Quincy 4-9PM (club closing 9/4 after 56 years)
    • Rock Bottom, The Beachcombovers, & more - Dorchester Beach Fest, Malibu Beach (Savin Hill), noon to 9PM (music starts at 5)

  • Sunday, August 30:
    • Florio, DAEM, NONIE, & Telectrix - The Middle East Upstairs
    • Off and On, Teenender, & Morals - Great Scott
    • Meek is Murder, InAeona, So Hideous, & Set and Setting - O'Briens
    • Iron Malden, The Pesos, & Red Red Rockit - Midway Cafe, 9PM
    • The Vaccines, & Dirty Bangs - The Sinclair
    • Speedy Ortiz, Downtown Boys, & Francine - Rock Cruise, World Trade Center Pier, noon

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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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