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Eli Badra


Pavement brings reunion tour to Boston

Pavement, one of indie rock’s all-time favorites, finally hit Boston last Saturday as part of their highly anticipated reunion tour. Was it worth the wait? Check all the details, inside.

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Crystal Castles delight at the House of Blues

Although the LA-based HARD Fest has been bringing massive dance parties to the city for a number of years, 2010 marks the first in which the producers are taking the show on the road. Led by headliner Crystal Castles, the show was a big ole dance party at the House of Blues.

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Widespread Panic rock Boston faithful

Touring in support of their latest release, Dirty Side Down, road warriors Widespread Panic made their way to Boston last Saturday for a show at the Bank of America Pavilion. In what has become expected of them, the band delivered another epic marathon that was high on energy and passion.

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Deadmau5 delivers hot party at the House of Blues

Besides making stops at just about every major festival, Canadian DJ Deadmau5 is keeping busy this summer by headlining a summer tour of his own. He rolled through Boston for a sold out two-night stand at the House of Blues last week, bringing with him one of the most highly-regarded electronic acts in recent years.

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Cake go the distance in the rain

Despite the inclement weather, the near capacity crowd on hand for Cake’s show at Boarding House Park in Lowell on Friday were treated to one very fun show that had everyone singing and dancing in the rain.

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Lady Gaga launches Monster Ball tour in Boston

Lady Gaga launched her highly anticipated Monster Ball tour at Boston’s TD Garden last week. How did she do? Get our take, inside.

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Stars satisfy at the Paradise

With their next album The Five Ghosts set to hit stores on June 22, Canadian indie outfit Stars hit Boston’s Paradise Rock Club last week to play to a packed house that immediately showered the band with adoration.

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Ozomatli and the Pops spark a dance party at Symphony Hall

This year marks the 125th anniversary of the Boston Pops, and suffice it to say they are celebrating with gusto. Lastt Friday, Keith Lockhart and the Pops were joined by Ozomatli for a performance way more danceable than you would expect in Symphony Hall.

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Jonsi thrills Boston with solo show

Sigur Rós frontman Jonsi Birgisson hit Boston’s House of Blues for two solo shows last week. How did the Icelandic rocker do? Find out in our full review of show #2 inside.

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The Album Leaf display different styles at the ‘dise

Touring in support of their widely acclaimed new release, A Chorus Of Storytellers, The Album Leaf hit Boston’s Paradise Rock Club last Friday for a show that displayed how the band has evolved over the past few years. Get our full review, inside.

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