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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

Friday, May 26, 2006

Mp3s: Weddoes & Twilight Singers on the radio

Here's a quick one before I post the Film School set: mp3s from a couple radio broadcasts you may have missed over the past few days...

The Twilight Singers are about a week into their 'Powder Burns' summer tour, and they stopped by the CD101 'Big Room' in Columbus, OH to chat a bit and plow through a couple songs...

While the streaming sound quality wasn't spectacular, I did a little tweaking, and their performance has me even more psyched for this Monday night when they play the Paradise here in Boston. Dulli & Co. never disappoint, and I'm pretty surprised it's not sold out yet. Believe me, that won't be true by the time they hit the stage.

Oh, and get there early -- it's a close-knit opening line-up. Dulli cohort Jeff Klein starts the night, and a band Greg has been a touring part of, Italy's Afterhours, is up second.

BBC6Music had David Gedge of the Wedding Present on the phone on Wednesday, calling from France during their current European tour, ostensibly to promote the just-released CD/DVD collection "Search for Paradise: Singles 2004-5". Not only did Gedge chat about the current tour, but he hinted that once they're off the road in June he'll start plugging away at songs for the next Wedding Present album. Good news indeed.

Once the interview was over, the BBC dusted off a few songs from the Weddoes 1988 appearance at the London's Town & Country Club, so here they are...

Not only did they start that show with 'Everyone Thinks He Looks Daft' (the only song I've ever sang live on stage... don't ask), but Gedge introduced 'Be Honest' as 'a new one'. 18 years ago. Ok, now I feel ancient again. Glad to hear that they're actually playing that one on the current tour... sometimes you just can't beat the old stuff.

Listen to the stream of that BBC6 broadcast until this coming Wednesday right here.


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