It was a tale of two frontmen at the Xfinity Center on Saturday night, as Linkin Park and 30 Seconds to Mars rocked the packed crowd on their summer blockbuster “Carnivores” tour. Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington and 30 Seconds to Mars’ Jared Leto delivered a unique one-two punch, giving the Massachusetts crowd a memorable August evening.
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Continuing to tour in support of his 2013’s Crash My Party, country star Luke Bryan hosted a “Sunday Funday” party of his own at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro on Sunday night. With a little help from his friends – Dierks Bentley, Lee Brice and Cole Swindell – the Georgia native served up a satisfying show for the capacity crowd on hand.
Continuing his tour in support of 2013’s Love in the Future, John Legend recently stopped in Boston for a night at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion. How did he fair? Find out, inside.
Touring in support of their 2013 Grammy nominated album Mechanical Bull, a rejuvenated Kings of Leon stopped at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield last Saturday and found themselves before a particularly adoring crowd. Read the full review, inside.
The Allman Brothers Band are calling it quits at the end of the year, but frontman Gregg Allman has no plans on slowing down. With that in mind, we recently caught up with the legendary rocker to discuss the shows, a potential new solo album, his love for New England and more.
O.A.R and Phillip Phillips will headline Mix 104.1’s free MIXFest concert next month. The radio station’s annual concert will take place on Saturday, September 13 at the DCR Memorial Hatch Shell along the Charles River. Find out who else will perform, inside.
Jeff Tweedy has announced plans for a North American tour this fall with his newly-formed backing band. The Wilco frontman, who recently performed at the Newport Folk Festival, will return to New England next month for several shows. Find out when and where, inside.
On the release of their sixth album, 1000hp, Boston honored hometown rockers Godsmack on Tuesday. In recognition of the band’s Boston roots and longtime success, Mayor Walsh declared August 6 “Godsmack Day” in the city.
While The Fray put on a solid performance at Boston’s Blue Hills Bank Pavilion last Wednesday, the last big night of the “Helios” tour felt less like a dream and more like the end of someone else’s summer camp experience.
Jason Mraz has revealed plans for a world tour in support of his brand new album, Yes!. The San Diego-based troubadour will make his way to Massachusetts for a special two-night stand in Boston with a pair of performances scheduled for the Citi Wang Theatre in September. Get all the details, inside.