Mission Hill ready for the big time

Mission Hill ready for the big time

If you’re not already convinced that Friday night’s BMS Local Spotlight Live show is well worth the ten bucks after learning about The States and Say When (not to mention Beautiful Lies and Cemetery Superfly), maybe the fact that Mission Hill is also performing will do the trick.

Say When set to launch national tour with BMS show

Say When set to launch national tour with BMS show

Say When spends 300 days a year in a van, touring the country and playing for the rabid fanbase that they’ve been building up for years. On Friday, the Boston rockers will kick off their upcoming jaunt with an appearance at Olivers for the BMS Local Spotlight Live Series.

The States ready to rock BMS show at Olivers

The States ready to rock BMS show at Olivers

The former Boston band comes back to town bearing songs from their forthcoming album A Swan’s White Neck. We talked to lead singer and guitar player Chris Snyder in anticipation of the show.

Boston in Austin for SXSW 2009

Boston in Austin for SXSW 2009

Boston will be well represented at this year’s SXSW festival in Austin. No less than 17 officially showcased artists list their hometown as Boston in this year’s concert field, and we’ve got details on who they are and when you can see them.

WERS celebrates 60 years on Boston radio

WERS celebrates 60 years on Boston radio

WERS has long been known as Boston’s premier independant radio station. We caught up with Music Director John Parsons to discuss the station’s anniversary and big concert on Sunday with Pete Yorn, JJ Grey & Mofro, Will Dailey, and Ryan Montbleau.

Bryan McPherson ready for shows with DKM

Bryan McPherson ready for shows with DKM

The Dropkick Murphys begin their St. Patrick’s Day week residency at the House of Blues tonight. If you are going to any of the shows, do yourself a favor and get there a bit early for local singer Bryan McPherson.

BMS makes lineup changes to the next LSLS show

BMS makes lineup changes to the next LSLS show

BMS’ Local Spotlight Live Series will continue on April 3 at Olivers Nightclub with a revised lineup. The States, Beautiful Lies, and Cemetery Superfly will now join Mission Hill and Say When for the show.

Wild Light hoping for wild ride

Wild Light hoping for wild ride

The New Hampshire band comes out with their debut album Adult Nights next week. Tonight they play the Paradise Rock Club with Tapes ‘N Tapes. We talked with Jordan Alexander about all of it.

Will Dailey does things his own way

Will Dailey does things his own way

Boston’s own Dailey plays Harpers Ferry Saturday in support of his new EP release program Torrent. We caught up with him before the show to talk about his new plans.

Vivian Darkbloom talk music, Wii

Vivian Darkbloom talk music, Wii

Rob Morris plays a Wii controlled guitar. But more importantly than that, his band Vivian Darkbloom plays some seriously catchy music. Hear it tonight at Olivers, and read the interview now.