Concerts

Win tickets to The Kooks @ Lupo’s on Saturday 3/10

The Kooks are playing at Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel and we have a pair of tickets to give away. The first person to tell us (in the comments) the first names of all the members in the band’s current line-up will win two tickets to Saturday’s show. Download their newest album Junk of the Heart on …

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Tribe of Weird

Providence is a haven for weirdness and weirdos. This is what makes the town so great. Where else can your day start with a phone call from a Cheyenne “hobo,” checked in to the RI Hospital for a suicide attempt, and end with synth rock played in a downtown “gay” bar full of rockers, trannies, …

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PROVIDENCE: Come celebrate Halloween weekend at HELL!!!!!!!!

Sunday, November 2, 8pm Club Hell 73 Richmond st Providence, RI The half of ZOX (plus Chase) known as COWGIRL, will be dishing out their intense style of prog-inspired, mind bending music along with the half of GRUVIS MALT (sometimes plus Chase) known as EBU GOGO, who will be playing THEIR version of intense, mind-bending, …

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Sound Session insider scoop – 2 of 6

If you missed the great shows at The Blackstone, Tazza, Firehouse 13 and Black Rep last night, it is not too late to start partying. Bachanal has only just begun! Tonight’s official Sound Session lineup at Black Rep includes local Reggae selectors Red Beard, Mardon Famous and Paul Michael along with Boston-based emcee (DJ if …

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Providence Sound Session: An insider’s guide to Monday (let’s start slow)

Okay everybody, so there is a lot going on tonight that discerning listeners will want to take part in. Of course there is the official SS’08 fare at Black Rep. Soul/R&B/House/Funk singer and songwriter Eric Roberson headlines a night of the Funky (local artists Grow), the sparse and political (multifaceted NYC poet Oveous Maximus) and …

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The Dreamer: The Sound Session 08 Previews #3

SIMULBLOGGED AT RIPEYAMS.COM Jazz is one of those idioms that doesn’t come easily to everyone. I’m not a Jazz head by any means, but I’ve certainly come around to a little bit of equanimity in my appreciation for Jazz. Where once the ambling solos, indirect melodic focus, rambling uneven tonal patterns and blue note syncopation, …

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Sound Session Preview: 77Klash

There is something burbling up in Brooklyn. Its one part straight island Rasta, one part BK brand Nubia and one part UK hoody culture. On Brooklyn Anthem, Team Shadetek managed to harness some of the Burrough’s most cantankerous beas and vocals for an explosive celebration of hybrid Black music. Featured on the tune is none …

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Metropolis’ final performance

Metropolis, aka Providence’s singular “Psycho-Electro-Acoustic-Islamo-Judaic-Hindu-Afro-Dance-Surf-FreeJazz-Metal-Groove Music” superstars, are playing their final performance EVER tonight at Tazza on Westminster St. Some of the band will be departing for the summer so if the concept lives on, it will at least have to be constituted from a different lineup. This is can’t miss shit.

Live/Whirled: The Acoustic Concert Series at Perishable

LIVE / WHIRLED – Perishable Theatre, Rhode Island’s Research & Development theatre, is pleased to announce the final concert in this year’s Live/Whirled Series. “Girl-Whirled” on Sunday March 9 @ 3:00 PM. Featured performers are two fabulous singers with very personal styles, Ellen Santaniello and Michelle Cruz.

Porter Singer – Artist to Watch, Hear…

To quote an article written about her in November: “Porter Singer is a Borders’ Books and Music favorite. Considering that the Wesport (CT) resident will perform more than handful of times at stores all over New England, the nationwide chain seems to understand what makes the 24-year-old performer’s songs so precocious.” Ok, so like, it’s …

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Live Tonight: Megasus

They’ve only got one track up on their homepage, but “Red Lottery” is a pretty all-encompassing and awesome statement; A few long, sludgy, deep dark forever-descending doom metal riffs and wind-tunnel vocals make for a snarlier Gluey Porch Treatments. I wish they had more tracks up here, c’mon guys I know you have real jobs, …

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Live Tonight: Jucifer, Lolita Black, more…

Tonight the good folks at Machines With Magnets are puttin’ on a show! Headlining it are out-of-towners Jucifer (pictured), a frantic, unhinged stoner power metal boy/girl duo who’s going to sound right at home along with Lolita Black, Suffering Bastard and Cutpurse. Check out Cutpurse’s “Ransom Remix” and get there early for them. Machines With …

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