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Photos: SZA at TD Garden

On Feb. 28, 2023, WRBB’s Faith Nguyen headed out with a press pass to see SZA perform at TD Garden, with Omar Apollo opening! Check out Faith’s thoughts, along with some beautiful photos below. Omar Apollo started off the night with a laid-back but captivating set. He performed with a simple production and interesting visuals […]

Adam Melchor rocks the Royale

Buzzing with excitement as they entered the Royale on February 9, it was clear how much Adam Melchor’s fans love him and his music. The indie-pop singer was in Boston for his Here Goes Nothing! tour, named for the album he released in October. Here Goes Nothing! is a beautifully introspective mix of feelings of […]

Photos: Suki Waterhouse at Paradise Rock Club

British singer Suki Waterhouse is touring the States in support of her debut album I Can’t Let Go. Last week, WRBB’s Jace Arrigali headed to her show in Boston and took some stunning pictures. Check them out below! All photos by Jace Arrigali for WRBB. Bonus: read the review of the opening act Blondshell here. […]

Dropping a Blondshell at Paradise Rock Club

Blondshell January 29, 2023 at Paradise Rock Club Up-and-comer Sabrina Teitelbaum, known onstage as Blondshell, has been opening for Suki Waterhouse on her “Coolest Place in the World” tour. This indie-rock new blood has been making her way onto music lovers’ playlists in recent months, even being featured on Spotify’s Fresh Finds. Like the explosive […]

Bonny Light Horseman lovingly embrace traditional folk music at The Sinclair

Bonny Light Horseman December 13, 2022 at The Sinclair Sweaters. So many sweaters. The knit garments and unkempt hair of much of the audience members suggested an easygoing, free-spirited crowd. These were the fans that had come to see Bonny Light Horseman perform on December 13th at The Sinclair. As evidenced by their fashion choices, […]

Winkler captivates Brighton once again

Winkler December 8, 2022 at Notch Brewery I’ve personally considered Winkler to be the crown jewel of the Boston underground music scene for quite some time, and every live show of theirs I’ve seen has just further cemented this idea. While the band’s small collection of streaming-available music includes some fairly catchy songs, it doesn’t […]

beabadoobee brings her imaginary world to Roadrunner

beabadoobee December 4, 2022 at Roadrunner I’ve come to realize that a fan can never rely on recordings to capture an artist’s level of performance. Beabadoobee is absolutely no exception. I’ve dabbled in Bea’s music for years, many of her songs coming up on my Spotify Discover Weekly and gracing my highly curated playlists. Her […]

The rock star-ification of Dominic Fike

Dominic Fike December 3, 2022 at House of Blues Boston One thing became clear during the sold-out House of Blues Boston stop of Dominic Fike’s Out of Order tour: he is a rock star. Maybe not in the traditional sense of the genre, but The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has pushed the genre’s […]

Charlie Burg’s energy and charisma entrances Paradise Rock Club

Charlie Burg November 21, 2022 at Paradise Rock Club Outside of Paradise Rock Club, a marquee sign illuminated the name “Charlie Burg” to every passerby on Commonwealth Avenue. But it was far from a one-man show: the performance seemed to be shared between Charlie Burg, his band, and the audience packed on the floor of […]

MGMT electrifies the concerto, live

MGMT 11·11·11 MGMT Records · November 11, 2022 MGMT just released 11·11·11, their live album of an original 45-minute electro-concerto for the Maurizio Cattelan exhibition at the Gugenheim museum in New York City. The album, recorded on Nov 11, 2011, has come out exactly eleven years later. How’s that for commitment? The band was commissioned […]

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