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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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Boston in Austin for SXSW 2012

This week, a plethora of Boston bands will make their way to Austin, Texas for the annual South by Southwest music festival and conference. With that in mind, we caught up with some of Boston’s best to get their thoughts on performing at the festival. Learn more about each of the bands and their plans for SXSW, inside.

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For Kingston 530, It’s been a Long Time Coming

Hometown favorites Kingston 530 will celebrate the release of their highly anticipated debut album, Long Time Coming, tonight at the Hard Rock Cafe. Earlier this week, we caught up with lead singer Chris Ferrara to discuss Kingston 530’s new album, the CD release party and their plans for the future.

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Twin Berlin excited to record with Travis Barker

With comparisons to The Strokes and Arctic Monkeys, Twin Berlin have indeed enjoyed a stellar 2011. But like every great local band, the Connecticut-bred/Massachusetts-based rockers have aspirations for something bigger and this weekend, they’ll fly to the West Coast to try and make that happen with help from Travis Barker of Blink-182 fame.

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Show of Hope aims to raise awareness in Lowell

The local music community will come together tomorrow night for a special benefit concert at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium. Dubbed the “Show of Hope”, the benefit concert featuring Air Traffic Controller, Liz Longley and Stefani Bush aims to raise awareness and funds for the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation. Learn more about the show and its cause, inside.

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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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Sail Away with Booty Vortex

On Sunday, Booty Vortex will jump aboard the Provincetown II and rock their annual “Summer Carnivale” concert cruise as part of the Rock and Blues Concert Cruises series. With that in mind, we thought we’d catch up vocalist Julia Cruz for a fun interview to discuss the band’s upcoming concert cruise.

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Sail away with Jesse Dee

On Sunday, Jesse Dee will jump aboard the Provincetown II and rock an afternoon cruise with fellow New England favorites the Nate Wilson Group and Paranoid Social Club as part of the Rock and Blues Concert Cruises series. With that in mind, we thought we’d catch up the Boston soul standout for a fun interview to discuss the band’s upcoming concert cruise.

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Bad Rabbits enjoying new exposure on Warped Tour

After a few year’s as one of Boston’s best groups Bad Rabbits have started earning some praise on the national stage by performing on this summer’s Vans Warped Tour. With the tour hitting the Comcast Center in Mansfield today, we caught up with drummer Sheel Davé to get his thoughts on the experience, coming home and what’s in store for the rest of the year.

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The Luxury to bid farewell this weekend

For the past five years, The Luxury have been the gem of the Boston music scene. However, after a pair of intimate shows at the Lizard Lounge this weekend, The Luxury will go on an indefinite hiatus. With that in mind, we caught up with lead singer and guitarist Jason Dunn to discuss the state of the band and what they have planned for their farewell shows.