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David Gray charms Boston with intimate performance

David Gray kicked off his “Lost and Found” tour at Boston’s Citi Wang Theatre on Monday night, charming the crowd with a intimate set filled with songs from across his catalogue including a nice selection of hits and rarities.

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Robert Randolph brings the funk to Lansdowne Street

There are jam bands and then there are bands that jam. Distinctions aside, the funk, soul and blues combination that Robert Randolph & The Family Band puts forth is one-of-a-kind. It was on full display when the

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Michael Buble charms Worcester with lively show

Touring in support of recent album Crazy Love, Michael Buble glided through his Friday night performance at the DCU Center in Worcester while energetically combining the old with the new. Get our full review of the show, inside.

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David Gray shines at US tour launch in Boston

David Gray shines at US tour launch in Boston

Touring in support of his brand new album, Draw the Line, David Gray launched his stateside trek with a show at the Citi Wang Theatre this past Friday. How did the show go? Find out, inside.

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Counting Crows, Michael Franti bring the traveling circus to Boston

Counting Crows, Michael Franti bring the traveling circus to Boston

It was organized chaos when the Saturday Night Rebel Rockers Traveling Circus and Medicine Show tour featuring the Counting Crows, Michael Franti & Spearhead, and Augustana hit the Bank of America Pavilion on Monday night.

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Ryan Adams makes the most of his Boston set

Ryan Adams makes the most of his Boston set

Three hour shows are becoming rarer and rarer these days, so it was certainly a surprise when Ryan Adams and the Cardinals delivered one on Sunday night. How did it go?

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David Gray shines brightly at the Orpheum

David Gray shines brightly at the Orpheum

In support of his recent Greatest Hits release, David Gray brought over a decade’s worth of music and a wealth of energy to the Orpheum Theatre for his faithful Boston following.

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John Mayer at the Mullins Center on February 26

John Mayer at the Mullins Center on February 26

Nothing about John Mayer’s show at the Mullins Center at UMass Amherst last Monday was a life altering musical experience, though the crowd was introduced to the new sound and style of Mayer’s blues. The show in Amherst was part of Mayer’s mostly collegiate tour to promote his Grammy-award winning Continuum. The mood in the […]

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G. Love & Special Sauce and Slightly Stoopid at the Bank of America Pavilion on August 22

G. Love & Special Sauce and Slightly Stoopid at the Bank of America Pavilion on August 22

Since Dave Matthews Band broke out from a primarily collegiate audience with appealing pop-rock meets jam-band sound, many bands in the same mold have followed in their footsteps. Each of these “jamtastic” bands has fused various genres with their sound and consequently has built rapid grassroots fan bases. Two of the best examples of this […]

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Rufus Wainwright at the Avalon Ballroom on August 21

Rufus Wainwright at the Avalon Ballroom on August 21

If you were a singer and had to choose the most flattering introduction for your emcee to say, how many of you would want the world to know that you had custom-made lederhosen? Those were the first words of the introduction before Rufus Wainwright made his grand appearance on stage at the Avalon Ballroom last […]

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