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Children’s Hospital Boston plans Battle of the Bands

Children’s Hospital Boston is looking for the best high schools bands to compete in the 2012 Battle of the Bands fundraising event. As part of the Children’s Hospital Boston’s Generations Cures program, the Battle of the Bands will feature student bands who want to use the power of music to help sick children get better. Learn more, inside.

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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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Getting to Know: Stefani Bush

In the latest edition of Getting to Know, we let singer-songwriter Stefani Bush tell us about herself. You can catch her next performance on Friday, September 22 at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium as part of the Show of Hope benefit concert.

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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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Naukabout Festival to return for fourth edition in August

Cape Cod’s Naukabout Music Festival will return next month for its 4th annual show. The Ryan Montbleau Band will headline this year’s festival, which will also include Zach Deputy, Will Dailey & The Rivals, Barefoot Truth, Adam Ezra Group, Jason Spooner Trio, Jackson Wetherbee Band Sarah Blacker, and more.

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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.

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Sail away with the Adam Ezra Group

On Sunday, the Adam Ezra Group will jump aboard the Provincetown II and rock an afternoon cruise with Connecticut’s The Alternate Routes as part of the Rock and Blues Concert Cruises series. With that in mind, we thought we’d catch up with frontman Adam Ezra for a fun interview to preview the show.