It’s a Boston music weekend! Where are you going?
BOKX 109 at the Hotel Indigo, 399 Grove Street in Newton has live music every Tuesday and Friday night. You never know who you’ll see! Drummer, Matt Antunes will bring in guest artists such as Brian Maes who leads the Brian Maes Band, bassist Tim Archibald, a former band member of RTZ and Peter Wolf’s House Party Five and Antunes dad, Michael Antunes the saxophone player for John Cafferty and The Beaver Brown Band. Reservations and more info: http://bokx109prime.com
O’Boogie and The Fireman will be at Pete’s Bar and Grill, 540 South Street in Quincy on Friday, October 24, 2014. It’s the music of the Beatles (and some of the songs they released as solo artists), but O’Boogie and The Fireman twist them around a bit and give them their own unique spin. The band is: David Moorhead on guitar and vocals, Shaina Keiths on drums and Jim Collins on bass. For more band info: http://oboogieandfireman.com
The Slushpuppies Band will be at the Claddagh Pub, 399 Canal Street in Lawrence on Friday, October 24, 2014. The Slushpuppies are a hard rock cover band with Scott Pizzo on lead vocals and guitar, Sean Coleman on guitar and vocals, Jim Puff on bass and vocals and Gregg Tansino on drums. For more band info: www.slushpuppies.com
At The Tinker’s Son, 707 Main Street in Norwell, duo Scot Batson, a well known Boston guitarist and vocalist Melissa Tirrell will be performing on Friday, October 24, 2014.
Sally O’Brien’s, 335 Somerville Ave. in Somerville has three bands on Friday, October 24, 2014.
First is the New Million Box Band who consists of: Will Davies on vocals and guitar, John Fremer on guitar and vocals, Scott Kremer on bass, Michael Lorant on drums and vocals, Sheila Doyle on electric violin and Andrea Kremer on vocals. They are five piece rock band from Boston, that plays melodic rock akin to the Beatles and Teenage Fanclub. Davies writes most of their original songs. For more info: http://newmillionbox.com
Next in the night’s line up is: the Pop Gun Band which consist of James Melanson on guitar, Vox, Harry Sabean on guitar, vox, Greg Walsh on drums and Bruce Allen on guitar and vocals. This band was formed in 1992 as a three piece rock n roll band by Harry Zarkades, Greg Walsh and Bruce Allen. Pop Gun added a 4th member, local guitar veteran Jim Melanson, in 1993. Their sound is loud and angsty. For more info: http://www.popgunrawks.bandcamp.com
Last on the line up: The Spearmint Sea, an indie, fuzzy dream pop band with some shoegaze tendencies. The band is: Nichole Ferree on vocals, Michael Boudreau on guitars, vocals, Allen Esser on drums, Jim Gerdeman on anything and everything, Shannon Halbrook on keys and Brad San Martin on bass.
Saturday, October 25, 2014, the Soul Box Band will be at the Next Page, 560 Broad Street in East Weymouth. The band is George Howard on vocals, Gregg Miller on guitar, Paul Chase on bass, Rob Megna on drums and Matt Smith on keyboards. They play Classic Rock, Funk, Soul, and Reggae, a wide range of stuff! For more info: http://www.soulbox.biz
The Midway Cafe, 3496 Washington Street in Jamaica Plain on Saturday, October 25, 2014 has Boston based band Bombsquad Larry. Band members: Pete Soszynski on lead vocals and bass, Steve Hart on vocals and drums, Richard M. Chase on rhythm guitar and Pete Cassani on lead guitar.Their music: Garage/Punk/Rockabilly/Ballads More band info: http://www.myspace.com/bombsquadlarry
It’s Deney Terrio’s Dance Party on Saturday, October 26, 2014 at Suffolk Downs, 525 McClellan Highway in Boston. Say good bye to Suffolk Downs and party the night away with DJ Spinelli who will be spinning tunes, the Deney Terrio Dance Band and Boston radio personality, JJ Wright, will be your host.
Also on Saturday, October 26, 2014, the Stillburnin Band returns to Liz Diamond, 1 Menfi Way in Hopedale. Grab those cowboy boots and git up on the dance floor with this band! The band is Dennis Douglas on bass, Tom Liberatore on lead guitar, Steve Gunnard on rhythm guitar and lead vocals, Roger Jordanon keyboards and vocals and Paul Carchio on drums. For more band info: http://www.stilburnin.com/
The Slapback Band is playing at Bill’s Bar, 5 Lansdowne Street in Boston this coming Sunday, October 26, 2014. Opening for Slapback are Saving Skylar and The Convictions.
Slapback is a four piece band with Michele Gear-Cole on vocals, Steve Cole on bass, Jack Lewis on guitar and Dave Grutter on drums. vocals, bass, guitar and drums. Their sound is rock with a funk edge. For more band info: http://www.slapbackband.com
Saving Skylar, is a Connecticut based pop punk/rock band. Their debut EP “Summer Romance” is now on iTunes! The band is Joey Mascola on vocals and guitar, Anthony Santangelo on keyboard and synthesizer, Noel Lopez on bass and Chris Fanti on drums. Their sound is pop, punk, rock and electronic. Click here for latest release Summer Romance: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/saving-skylar/id892190157
The Convictions are an alternative rock band from Kingston, Massachusetts. The band is Zak Jacobson on vocals, guitar and ukelele, PBarts on bass, Bree Perry on vocals and guitar, Mark Pollock on drums and Brian Strange on lead guitar and keyboard. Jacobson and the prior Convictions were initially a studio-based band focused on songwriting in different genres.
Now, The Convictions are live and loud. CDs are available on iTunes, Amazon, and other online music stores; and at Rick’s Music World at 421 New State Hwy. Raynham MA. For more info: http://bit.ly/14oTfl and at http://twitter.com/ZakConvictions