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Suedehead ready to soul rock New England

New soul rockers, Suedehead, are the good guys of music, and they’re bringing their danceable mash of ska/mod/punk/soul to New England this week. We spoke to frontman Davey Warsop from the road and he filled us in on what awaits fans at the Hampton Beach Casino this Friday as they open for Social Distortion.

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Jon Anderson of Yes stronger than ever

Jon Anderson and Rick Wakeman of Yes will hit Worcester this Tuesday with a stripped-down show featuring Yes favorites and new songs from their latest collaboration, The Living Tree. We chatted with Jon Anderson about the new tour, new music and why the Boston Garden was the best rock and roll venue in the world.

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Mat Kearney looking forward to Boston show

Singer-songwriter Mat Kearney is excited to be back in Boston. With “Hey Mama” climbing the charts and multiple New England tour dates, we chatted with him on the eve of his big Boston show on November 4. Check out the full Q&A with Mat Kearney inside.

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Geeking out with They Might Be Giants

They Might Be Giants are celebrating 30 years of music at the Berklee Performance Center this Saturday. In our Q&A with co-founder John Flansburgh, he talks about the last 30 years, their latest projects and what on the horizon for them.

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Keller Williams to plays for kids & grown-ups at LIG

One-man jam band Keller Williams is a master of genres. He’ll be playing songs from his sixteenth album, “Kids”, for fans on both days of the Life is good Festival this weekend. BMS chatted with him about his upcoming performances, his unique sound and his forthcoming seventeenth album.

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Colbie Caillat ready to brighten up Boston

Colbie Caillat burst onto the music scene in a big way with the 2007 top-10 hit, “Bubbly” and later earned Grammy Award-winning collaborations with Taylor Swift and Jason Mraz. With a new album and a massive tour underway, Caillat stopped to chat with BMS about her songwriting, her new album and bringing a bit of SoCal to New England.

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Rejuvenated Steven Page excited to play Lowell

Touring in support of a new solo album, Steven Page (formerly of Barenaked Ladies fame) will hit Massachusetts on Saturday as part of the Lowell Summer Music Series. We caught up with him earlier this week to get the inside scoop on why he loves Boston so much and what he has planned for Saturday’s show.

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David Wax Museum psyched for Newport Folk Festival

What’s a “Mexo-American Dance Rock” band going to do at the Newport Folk Festival this year? Make another big splash, no doubt. Get the full interview with the Boston-based critical darlings, David Wax Museum, inside.

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Will Dailey ready for Life is good Festival

Boston’s own Will Dailey is fresh off a critically-acclaimed album, stints on primetime TV shows like CSI:NY and The Hills, and getting ready to perform at the Life is good Festival in Canton this weekend. We caught up with Will in the studio last week as he records his latest album, to talk about the festival and of course, the recording process too.

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Sugar Ray still just want to fly

Sugar Ray still just want to fly

Sugar Ray have never really stopped. Their ’90s heyday behind them, the band is still going strong behind a new album and a crazy tour. BMS got to query guitarist Rodney Sheppard before the band’s show at the Paradise on Tuesday.

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