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recommended boston area events

tuesday, december 4th

kelly hogan

@ johnny d's

thursday, december 6th

conor oberst

@ converse hall, tremont st.

thursday, december 6th

jason isbell &

the 400 unit

@ the sinclair

friday, december 7th

the weisstronauts 14th

annual holiday jubilee

with guests tsunami of sound

preacher jack, & the derangers

@ the midway cafe, jp

friday, december 7th


moving mountains


@ the sinclair

saturday, december 8th

patrick watson

@ the sinclair

saturday, december 8th

the faint perform

"danse macabre"


icky blossoms

@ the paradise

sunday, december 9th

band of horses

@ house of blues

sunday, december 9th



@ the paradise

wednesday, december 12th

concrete blonde

jim bianco

@ the sinclair

thursday, december 13th

annual boston christmas cavalcade

benefit for the homeless

featuring tons of artists

(see fb event for details)

@ johnny d's

thursday, december 13th

nada surf

eternal summers

@ the paradise

thursday, december 13th

mates of state

in the valley below

@ brighton music hall

friday, december 14th

forgetters (blake from

jawbreaker's band)

& more tba

@ democracy center, harvard square

sunday, december 30th

sufjan stevens

sheila saputo

@ the royale

monday, december 31st

my morning jacket

@ agganis arena

monday, december 31st

deer tick

two gallants

@ the sinclair

monday, january 7th


@ the paradise

tuesday, january 8th


@ great scott

saturday, january 19th

mission of burma

@ the sinclair

sunday, january 20th

camper van beethoven


@ the middle east down

sunday, january 20th


@ the orpheum

sunday, january 20th

ra ra riot

@ the paradise

sunday, january 27th


@ great scott

tuesday, january 29th

kathleen edwards

sera cahoone

@ brighton music hall

wednesday, february 13th

yo la tengo

@ the paradise

saturday, march 2nd

unknown mortal orchestra

@ brighton music hall

tuesday, march 12th

tame impala

@ house of blues

thursday, march 14th

jukebox the ghost

matt pond pa

lighthouse and the whaler

@ brighton music hall

tuesday, march 26th

yo la tengo

@ the paradise

wednesday & thursday

april 3rd & 4th

they might be giants

@ the paradise

visit tourfilter for more shows

Sunday, December 05, 2004

Mp3s of the Week: Fugazi Live in '95

Jackpot! I've been diggin' through old cassettes, some I didn't even remember I had, and just uncovered this Fugazi show from Burlington, Vermont in April, 1995, on their Red Medicine tour. "Hey, I remember this bein' pretty good", I thought. Oh, how right I was.

It's straight from the soundboard, and it may be even better than the 1991 Vermont show I've been sharing here for awhile. Given how many people have grabbed those tracks, I expect new floodgates to open once word gets around. Spread it far and wide, everyone.

While you're at it, check out the official Fugazi Live CD Series website, where the band is selling a bunch of recorded sets from throughout their history. This show isn't available there (or else I wouldn't be sharing it), but if you're looking for more, that's the place. Money well spent.

The setlist...
live at Memorial Auditorium
Burlington, Vermont
April 9th, 1995

(mp3s removed from server on 3/15/05)

Brendan #1
Bed for the Scraping
Walken's Syndrome
Fell, Destroyed
Facet Squared
Public Witness Program
By You
Bulldog Front
Give Me The Cure
Birthday Pony
Forensic Science
Long Division
Long Distance Runner
Two Beats Off
Click here for the download page. Apart from the makeshift edit of "Give Me the Cure" (which got cut in half thanks to the 90 minute cassette), the show is near perfect. So psyched.

I only wish I had the soundboard tapes of Unwound and Karate, who opened up that night. Hell of a triple bill.


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