Sound Session

WBNA Block Party — Sycamore Street Saturday

Celebrate community at the first ever WBNA Block Party hosted by neighbors of Chapin Avenue & Sycamore Street. WBRU will be broadcasting live from the event! Listen to live music on two stages (rock & roll, hip-hop and acoustic) with Symmetry, Detroit Rebellion and many more. DJ Handsome Pete spinning all your favorite block party […]

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Yes Yes Yes, It’s The Summer Festival

[youtube]aycGHdfHhHg[/youtube] As you may or may not know by now*, Providence is currently in the throes of SoundSession, the annual music festival based in and around the Black Rep on Westminster Street.  It always claims to be genre-defying, but this year they’ve taken an extra step towards wackytown. (Ween! The Trachtenberg Family Slideshow Players! En

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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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