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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

Monday, July 25, 2005

Mp3s: Aberdeen City live in Allston

Following up on Friday's Aberdeen City post, here's a recording of their night-ending set at Allston's Great Scott on Saturday. The setlist includes songs from their new 'Sixty Lives' EP and their upcoming debut full-length 'The Freezing Atlantic', as well as a new one ('Final Bow'), and the recorded-but-not-released 'This Is Our Problem Tonight'. The mix is a little off on the first song, but improves pretty quickly, and the song 'Stay Still' had some technical difficulties, so I'll spare the band the spreading of that one. Wait until you hear the album version, though... so, so good. Enjoy the rest...

Aberdeen City

live at Great Scott
as part of The Plan
on Saturday, July 23rd, 2005

(files removed 10/01/2005)

01. Intro / Sixty Lives
02. God Is Going To Get Sick Of Me
03. Pretty Pet
04. In Combat
05. Another Seven Years
06. Stay Still
07. Final Bow
08. This Is Our Problem Tonight
09. Mercy
They'll be at the Mercury Lounge in NYC tonight if you're up for it.

Speaking of which, I'll take this opportunity to let any NYC-area 'Nac readers know that the band I play drums in, Charlene, is playing this coming Saturday night at The Trash Bar in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. We'll be on at 10 o'clock, sandwiched between our good friends The Broken River Prophet and Polyvinyl Record's Picastro (who promise 'guest appearances by members of Mercury Rev and Home'). Early arrival will not only be rewarded with the sure-to-be-great BRP set, but with open bar from 9 to 10. Drink up, so by the time Charlene hits the stage at 10, we'll sound even better. And if someone could keep an eye on how many I throw back, my fellow band members and I would muchly appreciate it. If they've got Brooklyn Lager on tap, I'm in serious trouble.


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