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The WMBR Rock/Pop/Punk Concert Report

Thursday, Jan. 20
• Sunsrain, and The Apollos - Middle East Upstairs
• Daphne Blue Underworld, Tiffy, Orca Bones, and Reggie Pearl - O'Briens
• Moss Tongue, Dark Tag, They Got Frank, and Better Fires - Jungle
Friday, Jan. 21
• Bmaffs, and Tyler Hustle - Middle East Upstairs
• Divine Sweater & The Crystal Casino Band - O'Briens
• Early Exit, and Orbiter - Midway Cafe
• Alien Ultrasound, Stanley & the Undercovers, Tell, and Captains of Industry - Jungle
• Fucked Up, and Empath - Sinclair 18+ [8PM]
• Couch Sex, Awnthay, Going 222, and Pregame Rituals - Koto, Salem, MA
Saturday, Jan. 22
• Earl, and Dylan Burke - Middle East Upstairs
• Key of Caustic, Renegade Cartel, At the Hands of Man, and The Tear Downs - Midway Cafe 21+ [9PM]
• Lurid Purple Flowers, Motel Black, and Elsa Kennedy - Jungle
• Kid Gulliver, and Dave Charles - Plough & Stars
• The Smithereens, and Marshall Crenshaw - Center for the Arts, Natick [8PM]
Sunday, Jan. 23
• Motherfolk, and Dizzy Dames - Middle East Upstairs
• Kal Marks, Black Beach, and Crescent Ridge - O'Briens
• Waiver Wire, Superhead, Overnight, and Ring Pop - Midway Cafe all ages [3PM]
• Thursday, Cursive, The Appleseed Cast, and Nate Bergman - Palladium, Worcester, MA all ages [6:30]
Monday, Jan. 24
• The RPS Band, Matt Savage, and JJ Slater - Midway Cafe
• Twelveyes, Pigeon Man, Couch Sex, and No Gumption - Jungle
• Best Coast, and Rosie Tucker - Royale 18+ [Canceled]
Tuesday, Jan. 25
• Psycho Prophet, Check the Diagonal, Preylium, and Beatstick Bennie - Midway Cafe
Wednesday, Jan. 26
• The Black Angels, and The Vacant Lots - Paradise [7PM]
• Vertigo Collapse, The Croaks, Radboys, and Captain Vampire - Midway Cafe
• Wolves in the Throne Room, Full of Hell, and UADA - Sinclair [Canceled]
• The Beths, and Lunar Vacation - Royale all ages [Rescheduled from Jan. 23]
Thursday, Jan. 27
• Q-Tip Bandits, and Back to Yours - Sonia
Friday, Jan. 28
• CE Skidmore, KCUF, and Shake - Midway Cafe
• Eminence Ensemble, and Annie in the Water - Sonia
• Sounds & Scenarios, Dead Wait, Sons of Levin, and Rasputin - Jungle
Saturday, Jan. 29
• Paper Tigers, The Holy Rollers, and Field Day - Midway Cafe
• Jake Scott, and Josie Dunne - Sonia
• Wildcat Slim, The Waitlist, and Goodrich Family - Jungle
• Madball, Powerhouse, Year of the Knife, and Bulletproof Backpack - The Met, Pawtucket, RI all ages [4PM]
Sunday, Jan. 30
• Miss Karma, Brian DeStoop & the Old Haunts, Henry McIntyre, and Ricky Vassan - Midway Cafe all ages [3PM]
Tuesday, Feb. 1
• We Are Scientists - Sonia all ages [8:30]
Friday, Feb. 4
• Modern Day Idols, and Speed Fossils - The Porch, Medford, MA
Saturday, Feb. 5
• Erasure - Orpheum
Friday, Feb. 18
• The Cribs, and Slang - Sinclair
Saturday, Feb. 19
• Rose Tattoo - Greasy Luck, New Bedford, MA
Tuesday, Feb. 22
• The Spits - Brighton Music Hall
Wednesday, Feb. 23
• Foxy Shazam - Sinclair 18+
Friday, Feb. 25
• Illuminati Hotties & Fenne Lily, and Pom Pom Squad - Sinclair 18+
Saturday, Feb. 26
• Robyn Hitchcock - Bull Run, Shirley
Tuesday, Mar. 1
• AFI, and Cold Cave - Royale all ages
Thursday, Mar. 3
• Shame, and They Hate Change - Sinclair
Saturday, Mar. 5
• Superchunk, and Torres - Paradise 18+ [8PM]
• Guided by Voices - Royale 18+ [Rescheduled from Jan.15]
• La Luz - Sinclair 18+
Monday, Mar. 7
• Iceage, and Sloppy Jane - Sinclair
• The Microphones, and Emily Sprague - Somerville Theatre
Wednesday, Mar. 9
• Deafheaven, Holy Fawn, and Midwife - Royale 18+
Saturday, Mar. 12
• A Wilhelm Scream - Middle East Downstairs
• Son Volt, and Jesse Farrar - Sinclair 18+ [8PM]
Tuesday, Mar. 15
• Monolord, Firebreather, and Blood Lightning - Middle East Upstairs 18+
Wednesday, Mar. 16
• Tame Impala - TD Garden all ages [8PM]
Thursday, Mar. 17
• Coheed and Cambria, and Sheer Mag - Fete Music Hall, Providence, RI
Friday, Mar. 18
• Sepultura - Big Night Live
Saturday, Mar. 19
• The Dear Hunter, The World is a Beatiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die, and O Brother - Sinclair 18+ [7PM]
Sunday, Mar. 20
• Dropkick Murphys, Jim Lindberg (from Pennywise), The Rumjacks, and Jesse Ahern - Roadrunner all ages [5pm]
Tuesday, Mar. 22
• Henry Rollins - The Met, Pawtucket, RI all ages [8PM]
• Nick Cave & Warren Ellis - Boch Center/Wang Theatre all ages
Wednesday, Mar. 23
• Hot Water Music, Strike Anywhere, and Be Well - Sinclair
Saturday, Mar. 26
• Fu Manchu, and Speedealer - Sinclair 18+ [7PM]
Sunday, Mar. 27
• Kishi Bashi - Sinclair all ages
• Soccer Mommy, and Peel Dream Magazine - Fete Music Hall, Providence, RI all ages
Thursday, Mar. 31
• Parquet Courts, and Hailu Mergia - Royale 18+
Friday, Apr. 1
• Brian Jonestown Massacre, and Mercury Rev - Roadrunner all ages [8PM]
Thursday, Apr. 7
• Bright Eyes - Roadrunner all ages [7:30PM]
Tuesday, Apr. 12
• We Were Promised Jetpacks, and Weakened Friends - Sinclair 18+ [Rescheduled from Nov. 21]
Thursday, Apr. 21
• Fruit Bats - Sinclair 18+
Sunday, Apr. 24
• The Darkness, and The Dead Deads - Royale
Wednesday, Apr. 27
• Pears, and Neighborhood Brats - O'Briens
Thursday, Apr. 28
• Lars Fredrickson - Middle East Downstairs
Sunday, May. 1
• Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, and Acid Dad - Sinclair 18+
Friday, May. 20
• Generacion Suicida - O'Briens
• Sleaford Mods - Sinclair
Saturday, Jun. 11
• Kraftwerk - Boch Center/Wang Theatre all ages
Tuesday, Jun. 21
• Waxahatchee - Roadrunner all ages [8pm]
Friday, Jul. 15
• Bikini Kill, and Alice Bag - Boch Center/Wang Theatre all ages
Friday, Aug. 12
• Snail Mail - Fete Music Hall, Providence, RI all ages
Monday, Sep. 19
• OVV - Sonia all ages
Wednesday, Sep. 21
• Pet Shop Boys, and New Order - The Pavilion all ages [rescheduled (from 9/20/21)]
Please Note:
  • Addresses of many Boston area clubs can be found here.
  • Local bands are only listed the week of the show.
  • Additions, changes and corrections for rock/pop/punk shows only can be made by writing to: rock-listings email address
  • To submit announcement about upcoming roots/americana/blues/cajun/zydeco shows, please use the address: roots-listings email address
  • To submit announcement about upcoming Jazz shows, please use the address: jazz-listings email address
  • To submit announcement about upcoming World Music shows, please use the address: world-listings email address
  • To submit announcement about Any Other music shows, please use the address: other-listings email address
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