Where do I start about a day when I heard thirteen different bands (I know, there were 14 bands that day but I ended up leaving before the headliner started)?
As I wrote in my initial thoughts on the Freshgrass Festival, this is a well curated festival, featuring bluegrass, newgrass, psychograss, country, and everything in between. Some acts were well-known, such as Sam Bush and The Infamous Stringdusters, while others were not as well-known, like Cricket Tell The Weather and The Deedle Deedle Dees. All have the kind of talent that brought them to New England for a bluegrass festival. Read the rest of this entry
This week’s announcements are pretty stellar!
Guster at Lowell Memorial Auditorium – Saturday, November 16 (this is a benefit show for the Greater Boston Food Bank being sponsored by WXRV FM radio)
Gary Burton at Berklee Performance Center – Tuesday, November 12
Preservation Hall Jazz Band at The Sinclair – Tuesday, November 19 ($10 show – amazing price for this band)
Hard Working Americans (Todd Snider’s new project) at Brighton Music Hall – Friday, January 24
Beth Orton at The Orpheum – Thursday, February 13
Railroad Earth at House of Blues – Friday, February 21
Big Head Todd & the Monsters at House of Blues – Saturday, February 22
Lord Huron with Night Beds at The Royale – Tuesday, February 4
Kings of Leon with Gary Clark, Jr. at TD Garden – Friday, February 28
Sam Bush at The Wilbur Theatre – Wednesday, March 12 (rescheduled from October 26)
I saw an interesting band name this week – Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin (performed at Great Scott on October 22)