Photos and Review: Mayer Hawthorne and The County

Mayer Hawthorne, a very talented singer/songwriter from Detroit, Michigan, is doing his part to bring back that wonderful Motown sound. He started off his “show” exclaiming: “If you’re not dancing, move to the back”. Not very many people moved back because the whole room danced from start to finish. It’s clear that Mayer Hawthorne drew […]

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Photos and Review: NOmeansno @ Neumos

NOmeansno’s crowd, mostly young, mostly male, and mostly pierced, eagerly anticipated the start of the show. As for me, I had fun just people watching until Rob Wright and Tom Holliston hit their first chords. These guys rocked as hard and as fast as any band I had ever seen. Their 30 years of experience […]

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Photos and Review: The Melvins @ The ShowBox

You may be dismayed to see three reviews of The Melvins but don’t be. They were so full of energy that it took three photographers to capture it. They took the stage like Attila The Hun took Rome. With Buzz Osborne (lead guitar) and Jarred Warren (Bass) leading the way, the two drummers (Dale Crover […]

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Photos: David Wax Museum & Old 97’s @ the SHOWBOX Market

David Wax Museum opened for the Old 97’s at the Showbox to a rowdy and packed house. The audience was peppered with pin-up dolls and hot rod guys which added a hot and spicy flavor to the show. David Wax made his way to Boston by way of Missouri and Mexico which influenced his Mexican […]

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Review & Photos: The Ponys @ The Tractor

The Ponys fired on all cylinders for very appreciative fans at The Tractor. Jered, Melissa, Brian, and Nathan wowed the crowd with their punk-inspired rock that had the fans smiling and cheering every time a different song began. Normally a band has one or two standouts who you remember after the show is over. Not […]

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