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Counting Crows drop the hits, go with covers in Boston

Counting Crows may be known for hits like “Mr. Jones”, “Rain King” and “Accidentally in Love”, but they decided to go a different route Wednesday night in front of a sold-out crowd at the House of Blues. Find out what they did and if it worked, inside.

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Creed celebrate the past with an eye to the future

This year marks the 15th anniversary of Creed’s multiplatinum debut album My Own Prison, and the band is celebrating with style by hitting the road to play shows honoring the album and its follow-up Human Clay. Ahead of the band’s show in Boston on Saturday, we caught up with frontman Scott Stapp to talk all things Creed. Read the full interview, inside.

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Local singer records new anthem for Fenway Park

Red Sox fans now have one more thing to help them celebrate the 100th birthday of America’s Most Beloved Ballpark with “At Fenway”, a big-band, Sinatra-esque anthem penned and sung by local crooner Brian Evans. Learn more about the song and the singer, inside.

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Bad Veins excited for new album, Boston show

Currently on the road to promote their highly anticipated sophomore album The Mess We’ve Made, Bad Veins will hit Boston on Sunday for a headlining show at Great Scott. We caught up with vocalist Benjamin Davis to discuss the album, tour and more. Read the full interview, inside.

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Frampton comes alive in Worcester

It’s been over 35 years since the original Frampton Comes Alive! was recorded in Winterland, California and though Peter Frampton may no longer be sporting his golden locks, nothing else seems to be missing. The guitar legend and his band were in fine form Saturday night at the Hanover Theatre as they delivered the best of both old and new in a lengthy three-hour show. Read the full review, inside

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Layus shines as Augustana delivers enjoyable show

To say that 2011 was disappointing and difficult for Augustana, would be an understatement. Yet, when Dan Layus led a new look Augustana back to Boston earlier this week, it was clear plenty of fans still know their name. How did the show go? Read the review, inside.

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3 Doors Down mix old and new in Providence

For a band whose latest album is so concerned with time, 3 Doors Down was sure to make good use of theirs Saturday night at the Providence Performing Arts Center. With a balanced assortment of old hits and new tracks from July’s Time of My Life, the Mississippi-bred rockers transformed the ornate theatre to vibrant rock venue for the duration of their ninety-minute set.

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Journey & Foreigner bring the hits to Massachusetts

The Comcast Center required no time machine to take a blast into the past as classic rock favorites Journey and Foreigner took the stage Friday night. But with both bands’ original vocalists long since departed, how did the fair with their new lineups? Find out, inside.

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Goo Goo Dolls deliver lively show at the Pavilion

Touring in support of their latest album, Something for the Rest of Us, the Goo Goo Dolls made their way to Boston for a show at the Bank of America Pavilion with help from Michelle Branch. How did the show go? Find out, inside.

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Boston Pops delight with Kenny Loggins

Though fans were forced to trudge through a steady downpour Wednesday night to reach Symphony Hall, the atmosphere of summer was revived as the Boston Pops delivered their lively “American Pastimes” concert with an additional performance from special guest Kenny Loggins.

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