Weekend Guide: November 12 – 14

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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 on how to spend your weekend.

Our Best Picks

Bang Camaro at the Paradise Rock Club on Friday: Rock your face off with one of the city’s biggest (literally) and best bands as they reunite for their only show of the year. Tickets are $23. Leslie and Mystery Roar will open the show.

BMS “On The Road” at Tammany Hall – Worcester on Saturday: We’re taking some of Boston’s best bands down the Pike as The Luxury, Mission Hill, Hard No.9, and Air Traffic Controller invade the Woo. Tickets are just $7.

Eat Your Heart Out Benefit at the Paradise Rock Club on Sunday: Three great local bands teaming up for a good cause: Magic Magic, You Can Be A Wesley, and Brenda play to benefit Zumix and Future Chefs. Tickets are $46.70 and that includes a ton of great food too.

Our Music Picks


Sufjan Stevens at the Orpheum Theatre: Sufjan just released his new album, The Age of Adz, to his highest ever chart position (#7). Mellow out for a moment and get your tickets for $43.25.

Robert Earl Keen at Royale
: You’d be keen to check out this show, especially with Randy Rogers Band and Reckless Kelly on the bill. Tickets are $25.

Katherine Jenkins at the Berklee Performance Center: Ms. Jenkins will be appearing in this year’s “Dr. Who” Christmas special but if you’re still saying “Who?” at the mention of her name then you better get to this show. Tickets are available for $30 and $40.

Shinedown at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom: You’re staring down the barrel of a special show as the Florida rockers will perform acoustic. Will Hoge opens this sold out show.

Brad Paisley at the Mohegan Sun Arena: Fresh off finally winning the CMA’s “Entertainer of the Year” award, head down to Connecticut and help Paisley celebrate as he continues his H2O tour. Joining him will be Darius Rucker and Justin Moore. A few tickets are still available for $65 or $85. And if you miss out on tickets, you can also catch Don McLean perform a free show in the Wolf Den.


Grinderman at the House of Blues: See Nick Cave’s most recent outfit as they tour in support of their sophomore release, aptly titled, Grinderman 2. Tickets are $25. Armen Ra opens the show.

Roky Erickson at Royale: It’s been awhile since Roky released some new tunes. We’re happy to see him back touring behind his new album, True Love Cast Out All Evil. Cast out $25 and you’re in. Local favorites Lyres open the show.

Assembly of Dust, Hot Day At The Zoo at the Paradise Rock Club:  A good ol’ rock n’ roll two-for. Assembly of Dust is always a welcome site around these parts, especially when Lowell’s own Hot Day at the Zoo is in on it. Tickets are $23.

Slick Rick at Showcase Live: Slick Rick will be performing The Great Adventures of Slick Rick in its entirety. So, yeah, get your tickets for $22 and be sure to get their in time for local standouts Bad Rabbits’ opening set.

Mary Black at the Berklee Performance Center: Hear the beautiful voice of this Irish songstress in one of Boston’s best sounding rooms. Tickets are available for $30 and $42.


Kings of Leon at the TD Garden: Kings of Leon had a long road to rock stardom but they’re certainly at the top now, playing their biggest show in Boston ever. Catch the Followill’s for $57.50 or $72.30.

Ani DiFranco, Melissa Ferrick at the Wilbur Theatre: Two strong women who are known to play even stronger shows. Make it a ladies night for $45.70

Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti at Royale: The name of the show says it all? Get freaky for $20.

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