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Grace Potter brings the medicine to House of Blues

Vermont’s Grace Potter & The Nocturnals made their return to their native New England on Friday with a lengthy show at the House of Blues. Find out about the show and a big announcement from the band, inside.

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Dropkick Murphys keep the party going in Lowell

After wrapping up a three night stand at the House of Blues, the Dropkick Murphys took their St. Patrick’s Day celebration up to Lowell. Find out how they fared in the Mill City, inside.

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The Pogues fall from grace at HOB

Currently touring the East Coast, The Pogues stopped in Boston to bid farewell to their fans once more. However, they didn’t exactly end on a high note. Find out how the show went, inside.

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Gaga puts in a ‘Monster’ effort at the Garden

Riding in on the success of her latest hit “Born This Way”, Lady Gaga brought her “Monster Ball” to the TD Garden on Tuesday. Find out if she continued her successful streak in Boston, inside.

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Motorhead go full throttle at HOB

Touring behind their latest album, The World Is Yours, Motorhead played before a sold-out crowd at the House of Blues on Tuesday. Find out if they lived up to their hard-rockin’ reputation, inside.

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Flogging Molly bring the ‘Green’ to House of Blues

Flogging Molly returned to Boston to unofficially kick off the St. Patrick’s festivities with their 8th annual “Green 17” tour. Find out how the show went, inside.

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John Mellencamp mixes it up in Lowell

John Mellencamp made his return to the road behind new album, Never Better Than This, with an Americana approach. Find out how fans received his latest direction, inside.

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Meat Loaf dishes out a hearty performance

Saturday night at the Twin Rivers Casino, Meat Loaf expressed his annoyance with an unfavorable review he received after his last visit to the area. Did he prove his critics wrong this time around? Find out in our full review inside.

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Gammons, Epstein deliver great time at Hot Stove

Hot Stove, Cool Music now in it’s 11th year, sold out the Paradise Rock Club on Saturday night thanks to a lineup that boasted some of the city’s most famous performers. Find out who made an appearance this year in our full review.

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Kevin McSheffrey: The Best and Worst Songs of 2010

Kevin McSheffrey: The Best and Worst Songs of 2010

We asked our writers to weigh in with their thoughts on songs from 2010. Here, in no particular order, are Managing Editor Kevin McSheffrey’s thoughts on the best and worst of 2010.

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