Music

Opera Providence – Opera Done Right
July 2, 2014 No Commentby

Opera Providence – Opera Done Right

Let’s face it. Opera is a tough sell in America. To really appreciate it requires focus, which is severely lacking ...

Mike D's Top 5 Can't Miss Shows of July
July 2, 2014 No Commentby

Mike D’s Top 5 Can’t Miss Shows of July

When and where to catch great shows this month 1. Friday, July 11: Dinosaur Jr., King Buzzo (of the Melvins); ...

Celebrate
June 30, 2014 No Commentby

Celebrate

“There is really no better way to celebrate America’s birthday than celebrating its music” The traditional music of America is ...

Phantogram Rocks Waterplace Park
June 25, 2014 No Commentby

Phantogram Rocks Waterplace Park

Phantogram headlines the first WBRU concert of the summer By Josh Estrella, Video by Melissa Conlon The WBRU summer concert ...

Sage Francis Grasps Listeners by the Neck and Shakes with Copper Gone
June 24, 2014 No Commentby

Sage Francis Grasps Listeners by the Neck and Shakes with Copper Gone

Earlier this month Providence’s hometown hip-hop hero, Sage Francis, lovingly referred to as “Uncle Sage,” released Copper Gone.  The much anticipated album ...

Album Of The Week: My Goodness’ Shiver + Shake
June 24, 2014 No Commentby

Album Of The Week: My Goodness’ Shiver + Shake

There must be something in the air wafting around Seattle. Ever since the early ’90s alternative rock explosion that made ...

The Roots Report: Starry-Eyed for Ringo
June 18, 2014 No Commentby

The Roots Report: Starry-Eyed for Ringo

Ringo Starr & His All Star Band comes to PPAC for a nostalgic night of classics Okee dokee folks … ...

Album Of The Week: Cretin Stompers’ Looking Forward To Being Attacked
June 17, 2014 No Commentby

Album Of The Week: Cretin Stompers’ Looking Forward To Being Attacked

A great underground punk jewel, you might have to rummage through your local record store to get a physical copy, ...

Album of the Week: Troop of Echoes' The Longest Year On Record
June 10, 2014 No Commentby

Album of the Week: Troop of Echoes’ The Longest Year On Record

Listening to a brand new album from a band you haven’t seen play in ages is a lot like running ...

Toy Soldiers Take Over the Columbus
June 10, 2014 No Commentby

Toy Soldiers Take Over the Columbus

It’s not every day that a band like Philadelphia’s Toy Soldiers comes along Philadelphia troubadours Toy Soldiers, along with Quiet ...