Great Big Sea, the folk-rockers from Newfoundland, really got the crowd going at the Moore Theater last week as everyone stood for nearly the complete show. It’s their 20th anniversary tour, hence the XX backdrop. Founding members include Alan Doyle (vocals, guitar, banjo), Séan McCann (vocals, bodhrán, guitar, whistle) and Bob Hallett (vocals, fiddle, accordion, […]
Indie rockers Passion Pit and Matt & Kim sold out the Paramount Theater this past week. Fronted by Michael Angelakos (lead vocals, keyboards), the five-member Passion Pit hails from Cambridge, MA and all members attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Rounding out the band were Ian Hultquist (keyboards, guitar), Xander Singh (synthesizer), Jeff […]
As soon as Fiona Apple took the stage at the Paramount last week, the enthusiastic audience were on their feet and stayed there for her complete 90-minute set. Starting with “Fast As You Can,” she alternated between songs at her piano and vocals only, center stage.
What a treat! Storm Large was her usual rambunctious self Friday night at the Neptune Theater. In addition to her awesome voice, her raunchy humor made it an evening to remember – and made me an instant lifetime fan. Storm Large
Ingrid Michaelson played a sold out show at the Moore Theater last week. She’s in the middle of her full band tour after a dozen intimate “Pop-Up” Shows earlier this year, with each limited to a few hundred audience members (e.g., Tractor Tavern in February). Flanked by Bess Rogers and Allie Moss on guitar and […]