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The WMBR Rock/Pop/Punk Concert Report

  • Monday, December 2:
    • Bunny Boy, So Sensitive, Kármán Voh, & Tony Bullets - O'Briens
    • Another Sky, & Last Vacation - Great Scott
    • KCUF, Bad Idea USA, Couch Sex, & The Bad Reminders - Charlie's Kitchen
    • Squash, West of Neptune, Programmed Cell Death Reboot, & Life After Parties - Midway Cafe
    • Homesafe, Kayak Jones, Young Culture, & Keep Flying - Once
    • Cattle Decapitation, Atheist, Full of Hell, Author, Punisher, & Vitriol - Brighton Music Hall, 6:30

  • Tuesday, December 3:
    • Chris Renzema, & Jervis Campell - The Middle East Upstairs
    • Vera Kay, Sean Brady Band, & Hunter - O’Briens
    • Eli Roberts, Charlie Dollard's Rocky Point Revue, Eric Baylies, & The Blues Dream Box - Midway Cafe
    • Current Swell, & Carmanah - Once
    • The Joy Formidable, Twen, & Bryde - Brighton Music Hall

  • Wednesday, December 4:
    • Mad Dogs and Englishmen, & Rose Hill - The Middle East Upstairs, 7PM all ages
    • Brother Moses, & Visiting Wine - O'Briens
    • The Duchess Elizabeth von Teig, Conor Ryan Hennessy, Rocky Ludden, & Peaceful Sorrow - Midway Cafe
    • Thurston Moore Group - Once
    • Misterwives, & Tessa Violet - The Paradise
    • Lightning Bolt, & Baby Baby - The Sinclair
    • Devendra Banhart - The Wilbur Theatre, 8PM
    • WBCN Documentary Screening and Party - Regal Fenway and Fenway Johnnie's

  • Thursday, December 5:

  • Friday, December 6:
    • America's Hardcore w/ Incendiary, Mindforce, Day by Day, & more - The Middle East Downstairs, 6PM all ages
    • Sea Girls - Great Scott
    • Daniel Miller and the High Life, Christa Joy and the Honeybees, & Bill Dwyer Band - Midway Cafe
    • Ravi and the Houseplants, Gap Teeth, Maya Lucia, & VHS Slut 1997 - Once
    • Wimp, Diva Karr, Greylock, & Armpits - Dorchester Art Project, 8PM
    • A Bunch of Jerks - Union Tavern, formerly PA's
    • In Flames, Red, & Arrival of Autumn - Palladium

  • Saturday, December 7:
    • America's Hardcore w/ Magnitude, Wild Side, Restraining Order, & more - The Middle East Upstairs, noon all ages
    • Say Sue Me, & Rocketship - The Middle East Upstairs, 6:30 all ages
    • America's Hardcore w/ Firewalker, Abuse of Power, Big Contest, & more - The Middle East Downstairs, 6PM all ages
    • Tysk Tysk Task, Lady Lupine, & Verdegree - O’Briens
    • J. Robbins, Versus, & Drew O'Doherty - Great Scott
    • Loser's Circle, The Bad Reminders, C.O.B., & more - Midway Cafe, 3PM, Toys for Tots benefit
    • T and the Wrecks, & TIP - Midway Cafe, 9PM
    • The Scrooges, Brix'n Mortar, Nice Guys, & The Von Traps - Once
    • Big Jon and the Mattress Factory, Pyramid Thieves, Graveyard of the Atlantic, & Modern Day Idols - The Jungle
    • The Menzingers, Tigers Jaw, & Culture Abuse - HOB, 8PM all ages
    • Ensiferum, Kalmah, Abigail Williams, & Aenimus - The Paradise
    • Consider the Source, The Rupert Selection, & GEPH - Sonia, 7PM
    • Studio Two, Motel Black, & The Knock Ups - Opus, Salem

  • Sunday, December 8:
    • The Spill Canvas, The Juliana Theory, Cory Wells, & Everyway - The Middle East Downstairs, 7PM all ages
    • Long Neck, Field Mouse, Squitch, & Ceramic - O’Briens
    • Morningbird, & Paper Citizen - Great Scott
    • The Bind, DNA's Evolution, Rivers, Plains, & Medical Maps - Midway Cafe, 3PM
    • Foreign Tongues, Webbed Wint, Fault, & Scott Ayotte - Once
    • The Fall of Troy - Brighton Music Hall
    • Streetlight Manifesto - House of Blues
    • Mini Dresses - State Park
    • The Fixx, & Royston Langdon - Big Night Live, (at North Station), 9PM 21+

Coming Up...

  • Wednesday, December 11:
    • Life of Agony - Greasy Luck

  • Friday, December 13:
    • Bouncing Souls, The Bronx, Off With Their Heads, & Bar Stool Preachers - Royale

  • Saturday, December 14:

  • Sunday, December 15:

  • Wednesday, December 18:

  • Thursday, December 19:

  • Saturday, December 21:

  • Friday, December 27:
    • A Wilhelm Scream - Greasy Luck, New Bedford

  • Friday, January 17:

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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