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Allysen rocks the Block

Plus, Kanerko does Kosovo!
Last call for the SWEET LITTLE VARIETY SHOW at Roots Café on THURSDAY (the 8th) featuring KRISTI MARTEL , RORY RAVEN , LEIGH HENDRIX , and more (all-ages, $6, 401.272.7422).
By: PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  March 07, 2012

Boo City and She Rides get ready for SXSW

Austin calling
On FRIDAY (the 2nd), local booty-shaking crew BOO CITY will perform two full sets at their SXSW "Fun-raiser" at Fête; there will be plenty of raffles, prizes, guest appearances, and AfroSonic spinning between sets; $5 at the door, call 401.383.1112 for details.
By: PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 29, 2012

Big bashes and can’t-miss gigs

Rolling with it
A busy weekend ahead at Firehouse 13, starting with FALL & BOUNCE , MATTERA , and THE CAN'T NOTS on FRIDAY (the 24th), followed by TONY JONES & THE CRETIN 3 on SATURDAY (the 25th); both shows are $6 at the door, dial 401.270.1801 for info.
By: PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 22, 2012

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Hail stars of the sea

Wax Tablet
Now that SUNSET HEARTS are a dominant presence in Portland progressive pop, fans might want to make sure to catch the final release by MARIE STELLA , the power-pop quartet from which Sunset Hearts took three members.
By: PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 22, 2012

Whole lotta aggro

Blow off some steam this weekend
Last call for two great shows on THURSDAY (the 16th), with A TROOP OF ECHOES and PANTHER MODERNS leading the way at the Met (401.729.1005).
By: PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 15, 2012

Cram it all in!

From Sean Price to Panther Moderns!
For underground hip-hop heads, it gets no bigger than SEAN PRICE (of Boot Camp Clik and Heltah Skeltah legend) hitting up Fête on THURSDAY (the 9th); only $12 at the door, call 401.383.1112 for ticket availability (don't sleep!).
By: PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 08, 2012



Bowled over

From Ear-pummeling to winter bashing
Last call for Downcity action THURSDAY (the 2nd) with ERIC BLOOM performing at Sidebar Bistro (401.421.7200), while DJ DOX ELLIS spins upstairs at the Salon (pickle back shots! 401.865.6330).
By: PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 31, 2012

Sound advice

From Tig & Bean to Zumo Kollie
Last call for a really good one featuring locals BROWN BIRD , TIG & BEAN , and CACTUS ATTAC k opening for Brooklyn's O'Death at the Met on THURSDAY (the 26th); call 401.729.1005 for details.
By: PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 25, 2012

Righteous rock

Great music for great causes
On THURSDAY (the 19th), feel the funk with the DENNIS McCARTHY BAND free-of-charge at Nick-a-Nee's (401.861.7290).
By: PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 18, 2012

A wild week

Eight days of fun (and another holiday)
On THURSDAY (the 12th), last call for ol-skool rap heads to reconvene at the Apartment for Throwback Thursdays starring DJ STERBYROCK and party host/lyricist META P ; 21+ and no cover, call 401.228.7222 for details.
By: PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 11, 2012

Variety packed


Are you ready for the really, really big rock show kicking off a kickass weekend around Provy?
By: PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 04, 2012



Party like it’s 2012!!

Wild weekend
Last call for TONY JONES & THE CRETIN 3 along with FALL & BOUNCE on THURSDAY (the 29th) at JR's Bourbon Street Rock House in Cranston (forever Mustang Sally's to some of us), call 401.463.3080.
By: PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 28, 2011

Holiday hits

Plus, Senior Discount’s Xmas medley
There are quite a few worthwhile gigs on the local live circuit during this typically quiet Xmas week.
By: PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 21, 2011

Rollin' into winter

No Jingle Bell Rock in this lineup
Last call THURSDAY (the 15th) to check out TORN SHORTS (pick up the excellent debut, Life On a River ) playing Dusk on Harris Ave.
By: PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 13, 2011

So much to do

No excuses — get out there!
On FRIDAY (the 9th), stop by the Armory in East Greenwich for a Toys for Tots bash led by TONY JONES & THE CRETIN 3 , THE REVEREND BASTIEN , and more; the all-ages shindig includes a "junk food buffet" with the $10 door donation.
By: PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 07, 2011

Rap ’n’ roots ’n’ ...

Plus, huzzah to the Sidebar!
THURSDAY (the 1st) marks the return of alt-goth locals HEMLOK , performing at Dusk (a great spot tucked behind Da Hill, 401.714.0444).
By: PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 30, 2011



Lolita Black at AS220!

Hell yes! Plus, ’BRU turns 42 (!) at Lupo’s
Last call for a Thanksgiving Eve bash on WEDNESDAY (the 23rd) at the Spot Underground, with SAUCE leading an eight-band lineup which also includes PLASTIC SUNSHINE , STARFORCE TRIO , ABLETHOUGHT , and more.
By: PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 21, 2011

Downtown bound

Plus, the 2nd Annual CD Swap
Last call for action abounding on THURSDAY (the 10th): rap duo ESH & DOX host their Invisible EP vinyl release party at Local 121 (401.274.2121).
By: PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 08, 2011

Falling back

An extra hour with DirtyDurdie and more!
On THURSDAY (the 3rd), catch the expert blues 'n' more of 2011 Best Music Poll winner ERIC FRENCH & MR. HYDE opening for JONATHAN TYLER & NORTHERN LIGHTS at the Spot Underground (401.383.7133).
By: PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 02, 2011

Whole lotta everything

From DirtyDurdie to Duke Robillard
On THURSDAY (the 20th), it's last call for a pair of fun freebies from longtime local faves, as THE WIPPETS play Doherty's East Ave Irish Pub (401.725.1800), while ALLYSEN CALLERY travels to Perks Coffeehouse in Norwood, MA (781.762.5565).
By: PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 18, 2011

Monstrous sounds

Zounds, Lolita Black, and more!
Last call for DEER TICK playing the second night of their Divine Providence release party on THURSDAY (the 13th) at the Met.
By: PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 11, 2011


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