Weekend Guide: June 10 – 12

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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 Pick

The Dedham Music & Art Festival on Saturday: Who doesn’t like a good free summer festival? Join BMS in Dedham for this day-long free festival which boasts sets from Entrain, Will Dailey & The Rivals, Adam Ezra Group, Love In Stockholm, Dirty Strange and Sarah Blacker. Get more info on the event, here.

Our Music Picks

Friday

Robin Trower at the Wilbur Theatre: Trower has been playing theaters like this for a long time now. Catch the classic guitarist for $37 to $57.

The Dogmatics, The Neats at the Paradise Rock Club: The Paradise may not look like it did in the 80s anymore but it’ll definitely sound like it tonight with The Dogmatics and The Neats grace the stage for hometown co-headliner. Tickets are $20.

38 Special at Indian Ranch: You can often catch these classic rockers opening for other well-known acts but tonight you get even more 38 special when they open up the Indian Ranch summer concert series in Webster. Tickets range in price from $30 to $42.50.

Jackyl at Showcase Live: Where else are you going to see a chainsaw solo? Tickets are $30.

Hall & Oates at the MGM Grand Theatre at Foxwoods Casino
: Let Hall & Oates make your dreams come true (ooo woo!) Tickets range in price from $40 to $65.

Saturday

New Kids On The Block, Backstreet Boys at Fenway Park: Although they’re not “kids” or “boys” anymore, these two legendary boy bands will surely bring out your inner teen. This one, like everything at Fenway, is sold out.

Infected Mushroom at the Paradise Rock Club: If you couldn’t tell from their name, you’re in for a trippy night with these guys. Tickets are $25.

Benefit Show for Akrobatik at the Middle East Downstairs: Join just about every rapper in Massachusetts as they come together to raise funds for Akrobatik’s recovery. Mr. Lif, Esoteric and Slaine will be there, just to name a few. Tickets are $15.

The Vital Might, Oranjuly at Middle East Upstairs: Upstairs will be packed as well with four great bands local bands – highlighted by The Vital Might and Oranjuly – getting together. Streight Angular and Hello Ninja join the fun. Tickets are $10.

Marshall Tucker Band at Indian Ranch: They love their southern rock bands out at Indian Ranch. If you are the same way are, join them for $25 to $37.50.

Sunday

Prince Royce at the House of Blues: No need to go to a tropical island when Prince Royce can bring it to you. Tickets are $37.50 and $50.

Ball in the House, Overboard on the Rock & Blues Concert Cruise
: Seeing a band named overboard on a ship may seem like a bad omen but we think you’ll be alright. Tickets for this afternoon a capella showcase are available for $20 by using the ticket code “LUCY”). Ahmir is also on the bill.

Eastern Conference Champions at TT the Bear’s Place
: These L.A.-based/Philly-bred rockers have been winning over fans on botth sides of the country – and even across in the UK. See what everybody is talking about for just $9. Ume and Pray For Polanski will open the show.

The Flatliners at the Middle East Upstairs: Punk rock with a bit of ska is always a great combination. Catch these rockers from the north for $10. The Holy Mess, The Stereo State and Wolfie Burns round out the bill.

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