Local favorites Scamper will bid adieu to Boston by delivering their “last waltz” on Saturday at the Middle East Downstairs. With that in mind, we decided to catch up with the band before they went into indefinite hiatus mode.
Boston might not be Nashville anytime soon, but the local alt-country scene is booming. One of the bands that is leading that charge is Girls Guns and Glory. We talked with lead singer Ward Hayden about the band’s spot in the local scene before their big show at the Paradise as part of this year’s “Rodfest”.
If you didn’t catch their three night stand at the Paradise, you don’t know what you were missing. Get the story on the band’s classic rock inspired sound from BMS, who got to talk to Grace and catch her show at the ‘dise on Saturday.
On his new album with Arcoda, Pete Pidgeon plays over 30 of the 89 odd instruments on the record, all while serving as the producer, art director, manager, booking agent, and songwriter. We caught up with Pidgeon before the band’s CD release party on Friday to discuss all his hard work.
Boston Magazine called their album 2002’s best of the year. So what if their website still lists tour dates from 2003. Chauncey is back for a show at the Middle East with The Everyday Visuals, and even if you don’t remember the celebrated hometown band, the interview alone is worth the read.
Although the Red Sox is some pretty tough competition, the Ryan Montbleau Band seems to be up for the challenge in their hometown. The band is excited to celebrate the release of their second album, Patience on Friday, this weekend with the two-night stand at the ‘dise.
The local favorites will host a two-night mini-residency this weekend at the Middle East Upstairs, playing shows Friday and Saturday night with various opening acts in support of their recent split EP with Dear Leader. We caught up with drummer Rob Adams to discuss.
Northhampton native Stephen Kellogg and his band The Sixers have formed a hardcore grassroots base that could soon grow with potential mainstream success after the release of his latest album, Glassjaw Boxer. We caught up with the Kellog before the band’s gig with OAR on Friday night.
Berklee’s Madi Diaz has appeared on the school’s “Dorm Sessions” album series, as well as 2005 documentary, “Rock School.” Now with her debut album out, she will open the Newport Folk Festival on Friday. We caught up with recently to discuss the big show and new release.
It’s likely that you are very aware of the Boch car empire. However, did you know about Ernie Boch Jr.’s true passion? Over the past year, Boch’s blues band Ernie and the Automatics have propelled the growth of his charity, Music Drives Us.