Weekend Guide: February 3 – 5

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Still looking to fill in your calendar for this weekend? Well, you’ve worked too hard not to enjoy you free time so here are some ideas – music and non-music related – on how to spend your weekend.

Our Best Picks

The Sheila Divine at Paradise Rock Club on Saturday: A divine opportunity to see these reunited locals, who celebrate the release of their highly anticipated and long awaited new album, which was funded by fans through a Kickstarter campaign. Tickets are $18.

Peter Frampton at the Lynn Memorial Auditorium on Friday and Hanover Theatre (Worcester) on Saturday: Frampton comes alive this weekend as he continues to celebrate the 35th anniversary of his seminal live album, Frampton Comes Alive!, with two shows in the Bay State. Catch him in Lynn on Friday for $37 to $67 or in Worcester on Saturday for $42 to $68.


The Darkness at Paradise Rock Club: Do you believe in a thing called a comeback? Well, Boston sure does because this show is sold out.

The Kills at Royale: Catch The Kills touring in support of Blood Pressure and see if they can get yours pumpin’. Hunters and JEFF the Brotherhood will open the show. Tickets are $22.

Jack’s Mannequin at House of Blues: HOB is the place to hear JM’s People and Things, but only if you already got tickets because this show is sold out.

Javier Colon at the Berklee Performance Center: NBC’s “The Voice” will premier on Sunday after the Super Bowl but you catch the season one winner and Connecticut native celebrate the release of his new album, Come Through For You, in Boston for $29.50 or $39.50.

Toby Keith at the Mohegan Sun Arena: Touring in support of his brand new album, Clancy’s Tavern, the country superstar hits Connecticut. Grab you red solo cup and join the party for $65 and $85. Rodney Atkins will open the show.

The Asteroids Galaxy Tour at the Middle East Downstairs: You probably remember these Danish rockers for their i=Pod commercial hit “Around the Bend”. Now touring in support of their brand new album, Out of Frequency, you can see them in Cambridge with Vacationer for $15.

Movers & Shakers, Hallelujah the Hills at Middle East Upstairs: A great local lineup, rounded out by Atlantic Thrills and Scamps. Tickets are $10.

Mission Hill at Hard Rock Café: More local talent on display as pop rock favorites Mission Hill celebrate the release of their new CD. This one also includes Sarah Borello, Harrelson Sills Live and Kiley Evans. All for just $12.


Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires at Brighton Music Hall: The “Screamin’ Eagle of Soul” will be beltin’ it out on Brighton Ave. Little Barrie and DJ PJ Grey join in. Tickets are $20.

Dierks Bentley at the Hard Rock Cafe: WKLB Country 102.5 is bringing the country superstar to Boston to celebrate the release of his forthcoming album, Home, with a special benefit for the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center. Of couse, tickets for this rare and intimate show are long gone.

Shea Rose at Café 939: See this Berklee student whose already making waves in the industry for just $10.

Entrain at Johnny D’s: Just pay a cover at the door to see the pride of Martha’s Vineyard do their thing.


Nicolay & The Hot at Nights at Club Passim: Not a football fan? Then you’re mostly out of luck but Club Passim will keep the music going with Grammy-nominated music producer/performer Nicolay with jazz-trio The Hot at Nights. Tickets are $15.

Our Non Music Picks

Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday: Go PATS!!!

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