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Eli Badra

Flaming Lips deliver summer spectacle at Pavilion

Flaming Lips deliver summer spectacle at Pavilion

If there’s one thing you can say about a Flaming Lips show it’s that they don’t skimp on the spectacle. The band hit Boston’s Bank of America Pavilion on Sunday for one big old party. But how did the music go? Find out, inside.

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B.B. King shows no signs of slowing down

B.B. King shows no signs of slowing down

At 83 years old, B.B. King is still on the road. The King of the Blues and his band gave a perfect summer concert this past Saturday at the South Shore Music Circus, immediately winning over the audience and keeping them entertained all night.

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Nickelback pleases Boston faithful

Nickelback pleases Boston faithful

Despite being many critic’s whipping post, the Canadian rockers have amassed a very strong following over the past decade and they filled the summer shed to near-capacity. How did the show go? Find out, inside.

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Pixies frontman brings new band back to Boston

Pixies frontman brings new band back to Boston

Grand Duchy is the newest musical excursion of Pixies frontman Frank Black. Joined by his wife Violet, the pair have recently put out their first album and tour, which hits Boston on Sunday. We recently talked with both about the tour.

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Sum 41 still going strong

Sum 41 still going strong

Starting with “Fat Lip” in 2001, Sum 41 has steadily released wildly successful albums that more often than not go platinum. Currently on tour with The Offspring, with a show at the Tsongas Arena on Friday, we caught up with lead singer/guitarist Deryck Whibley.

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Umphrey’s McGee ready to jam in Boston

Umphrey’s McGee ready to jam in Boston

Fresh from two stellar performances at the Rothbury music festival, Umphrey’s McGee bring their unique combination of jazz, prog, rock, and straight up jamming to Boston on Tuesday night. We caught up with lead singer and guitarist Brendan Bayliss before the show.

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TV On The Radio feel no pressure

TV On The Radio feel no pressure

TV On The Radio are a band with seemingly no ceiling to hit. The band is on tour again and guitarist/singer Kyp Malone was kind enough to speak with BMS about what it’s like to be on such an upward trajectory.

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Phish kick off tour with impressive Fenway show

Phish kick off tour with impressive Fenway show

The jamband colossus that is Phish kicked off their first summer tour since 2004 Sunday night at Fenway Park. How did it go? Find out, inside.

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Street Sweeper Social Club ready to rock

Street Sweeper Social Club ready to rock

Street Sweeper Social Club, the new band from Tom Morello and Boots Riley, will make their Boston debut tonight when they open for Nine Inch Nails and Jane’s Addiction. We recently caught up with Boots who was kind enough to answer some questions about the new band.

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Au Revoir Simone show promise at TTs

Au Revoir Simone show promise at TTs

Buzzing Brooklyn trio Au Revoir Simone launched their nationwide tour in support of third album, Still Night, Still Light, at TT the Bear’s Place.

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