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Alt-Nation: Festivals in Flux
July 1, 2015 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Festivals in Flux

Festivals in Flux In local music, breaking news is kind of rare. Sure, bands put out albums and play shows, ...

Alt-Nation: Liberty Fest, The Spot Celebrates, BridgeFest and Under My Skin
June 17, 2015 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Liberty Fest, The Spot Celebrates, BridgeFest and Under My Skin

  Last week Providence Liberty Fest unveiled a staggering listing of 40 bands for their 16th anniversary show this 4th ...

Alt-Nation: Summer in the City
June 3, 2015 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Summer in the City

  All killer, no filler, hot times, summer in the city, back of my neck getting dirty and gritty… Hey ...

Alt-Nation: Just Going to the Library
May 20, 2015 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Just Going to the Library

Providence Public Library – “From Pop to Punk: Highlights of 20th century Popular Music in Providence” I’ve had the privilege ...

Alt-Nation: Hot Rocks
May 13, 2015 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Hot Rocks

Waxahatchee – Ivy Trip (Merge Records) Indie rockers Waxahatchee released their 3rd album, Ivy Trip, last month. Primarily a vehicle ...

Alt-Nation: Brown Bird's Final Album
May 6, 2015 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Brown Bird’s Final Album

Brown Bird – Axis Mundi (Supply and Demand Music) The loss of Brown Bird founder Dave Lamb to leukemia last ...

Alt-Nation: Starting May Off Right
April 29, 2015 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Starting May Off Right

Rough Francis The sons of Death return to the Columbus Theatre to lay a smackdown of ’70s Motor City inspired ...

Alt-Nation: A Celebration, A Film, and Shows You Don't Want to Miss
April 15, 2015 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: A Celebration, A Film, and Shows You Don’t Want to Miss

Before we begin the roundup, I have to congratulate the National Champion Providence College Men’s Hockey team! I had the ...

Alt-Nation: Station Park, New Discs and Autism Awareness
April 1, 2015 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Station Park, New Discs and Autism Awareness

The Station Memorial Foundation recently announced that a park to be built where the nightclub once stood, memorializing the 100 people ...

2015 Motif Music Awards Nominees
March 4, 2015 18 commentsby

2015 Motif Music Awards Nominees

VOTING is Closed For this Year. The list of nominees is out for the 2015 Motif Music Awards, celebrating the ...