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The 2015 Rock ’n’ Roll Rumble begins April 12 and runs for nine nights, all at T.T. the Bear’s Place in Central Square, a battle of 24 competing bands that can bring local performers cash prizes and production help in addition to visibility (and a ceremonial tiara).
Kill Matilda’s last show on a six-month tour is the Cantab in Central Square, but band leader Dusty Exner has a bigger message than “Come see our show.” (Which is Feb. 27.)
A snow- and stir-crazy art-rock darling Amanda Palmer has announced two “tiny secret” shows in Somerville at chef J.J. Gonson’s Cuisine en Locale, a half-block from Palmer’s first Somerville apartment.
If every 2014 Iguana Music Fund grant winner turns up at the free March 30 celebratory concert at Club Passim, it’ll be quite a show. There were 25 area musicians awarded grants from $500 to $2,000, setting a record $45,924 disbursed.
Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton and other Celtic music and dance are back in Harvard Square this weekend for the 12th annual three-day BCMFest.
A crowdfunding campaign can help keep Cambridge a center for musical creativity by turning the entire first floor of Harvard Square’s Democracy Center into a House of Hip-Hop for one night a month.
It’s Friday and you have nothing to do? Don’t worry. Here are two events that would welcome your procrastinating self:
The Allston band with a sublimely heavy, prog-rock sound – part of Boston’s growing progressive scene – leads off a five-band night in Central Square.
Americana artist and Berklee professor of songwriting Susan Cattaneo brings her critically acclaimed “Haunted Heart” performances back to Cambridge on Tuesday.
Nattily attired baritone Matthew Connor premieres his latest video at a late-night show for the lover – or tormented soul – in all of us.