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Kings of Leon soar in Mansfield

Touring in support of their 2013 Grammy nominated album Mechanical Bull, a rejuvenated Kings of Leon stopped at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield last Saturday and found themselves before a particularly adoring crowd. Read the full review, inside.

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Gregg Allman excited for weekend in New England

The Allman Brothers Band are calling it quits at the end of the year, but frontman Gregg Allman has no plans on slowing down. With that in mind, we recently caught up with the legendary rocker to discuss the shows, a potential new solo album, his love for New England and more.

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Eli “Paperboy” Reed returns to the spotlight

Its been awhile since Boston has had a choice to enjoy one the city’s finest exports, Eli “Paperboy” Reed. The Brookline native returns home this week for a special homecoming show on Friday as he gears up for the release of his highly anticipated third studio album. With that in mind, we caught up with him to discuss the album, show and more.

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Kodaline ready to conquer U.S.

They call Boston the “Hub of Irish America” and for any band from the Emerald Isle looking to conquer the United States, it starts here. For Dublin’s Kodaline, the rising rockers look to be following the blueprint. Ahead of their sold out show at the Paradise on Friday, we caught guitarist Mark Prendergast. Read the full interview, inside.

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Joshua Radin set to bring Wax Wings to Lowell

Joshua Radin will make his way to Massachusetts tonight for a performance at Boarding House Park in downtown Lowell as part of the Lowell Summer Music Series. With that in mind, we caught up with Radin earlier this week via email to discuss the new album, his decision to go to indie and his ongoing tour. Read the full interview, inside.

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Great Big Sea delight with classics in Lowell

They aren’t Canada’s biggest export but over the course of two decades, Great Big Sea have certainly built a rabid fanbase. Last Friday, they packed Boarding House Park in Lowell as the pride of New Foundland delighted with a career-spanning set in celebration of their 20th anniversary.

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Jason Aldean rocks Fenway Park

Backing his new album Night Train, Jason Aldean rolled into Boston last weekend for a pair of sold out shows at Fenway Park. The country-rocker, who is clearly more of the latter, delivered a high-energy set that balanced new material with his expanding catalogue of hits.

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Kid Rock heats up Mansfield with summer bargain

Twenty bucks won’t go far in today’s entertainment industry but on Wednesday night at the Comcast Center in Mansfield, a near-capacity crowd sure got their money’s worth from Kid Rock. The pride of Detroit brought his “$20 Best Night Ever” tour to Massachusetts and gave fans a entertaining set that packed hits and fan favorites from the rocker’s multi-genre inspired catalogue.

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Paul McCartney triumphs in Fenway return

Fenway Park has always been known as the cathedral of baseball parks. Last Tuesday, it hosted another religious experience of sorts with a sold out performance from Paul McCartney. Playing before a record setting crowd of 36,064, the music icon rolled through a nearly three-hour hit parade that delighted the crowd of all ages.

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Brad Paisley delights in Comcast Center opener

After admitting he was a bit early, Brad Paisley declared it the official opening of summer as the country music star kicked off the concert season at the Comcast Center in Mansfield last Friday. How did the show go? Read our full review, inside.

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