bananastasi - Thu, Feb 19, 2009, 7:54 A
Weekly Band E-Mail #76.0 February 5th-February 11th, 2009
WEEKLY BAND E-MAIL #76.0 February 5th-February 11th, 2009
By BRIAN ANASTASI bananastasi@comcast.net
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and suggestions! DOS = Day of Show

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for errors on these sources.

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This week's Song of the Week is "Electric Fence" by World's Greatest Dad. This band from Northampton describes its music as "healing and easy listening/a c apella/Melodramatic Popular Song". World's Greatest Dad won Round Four of The Happy Valley Showdown at The Elevens in Northampton on Sunday, January 25th, and now move on to the finals on Sunday, February 15th. To learn more about World's Greatest Dad, put on your sunglasses and go to their sparkling MySpace page at:
http://www.myspace.com/dadgreatestworlds

Listings for The Me and Thee Coffeehouse in Marblehead will be included in The Weekly Band E-Mail beginning this week.

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TOP 30 BOSTON AREA CD'S ACCORDING TO RADIO AIRPLAY
1. Chunk of Change - Passion Pit
2. Township/Coming Home - Township
3. Featurette - Logan 5 and the Runners
4. Sarah Rabdau and Self-Employed Assassins - Sarah Rabdau and Self-Employed Assassins
5. Get Young - Pretty and Nice
6. Book of Lies - Blizzard of 78
7. Screens - Chop Chop
8. Central Chambers - Winterpills
9. The Tube: No Toilet Paper on the Roll - Apple Betty
10. Magic Lanterns - Guillermo Sexo
11. Time Starts Now - Anthems MA
12. Christy Romanick - Christy Romanick
13. One Ride - Peter Moore
14. Autumn Hollow Band - Autumn Hollow Band
15. Super Cluster: The Big Dipper Anthology - Big Dipper
16. Diving Bell Shallows - The Milling Gowns
17. Instro-tainment - The Weisstronauts
18. Got the Goat By the Horns - Dirt Mall
19. Even the Blues - The Kickbacks
20. The Lights Out - The Lights Out
21. The Romantic Lead - Gene Dante and the Future Starlets
22. In An Instant - The Sneaks
23. The Malady of Elegance - Goldmund
24. Fan the Fury - Aloud
25. SweetMeat and the Silverfish - SweetMeat and the Silverfish
26. Appetite for the Truckin' - Slim Jim and the Mad Cows
27. I Do Not Love a Woman - Christina Carter
28. The Histone Code - Hotbox
29. There Have Been Sightings - Birdwatchers of America
30. Arms Are Falling - Keith Cornella and Broken City

(The Top 30 list is compiled by Radio Tony for The Noise-Boston magazine using playlists from
WAAF, WBCN, WFNX, WMBR, WMFO, WTCC, and WZBC. The Weekly Band E-Mail wishes to thank Radio Tony for his kind permission to re-print this playlist.)

76.0.1 Music by The Stone Coyotes will be featured in several upcoming episodes of "Dog The Bounty Hunter."
New episodes of this show air on the A&E cable network every Wednesday night at 9:30pm eastern. Dog the Bounty Hunter has been one of the highest rated real life series on cable since it launched in 2004. The last season of the hit show averaged nearly 2 million viewers per premiere episode. The Stone Coyotes' music will be featured in the next five shows through March 11th.

76.0.2 Passim's in Harvard Square in Cambridge will be having its Winter Campfire on Saturday, February 14th and Sunday, February 15th. The Campfire is held at the legendary folk music club every winter and summer, and shines a spotlight on up and coming artists in the broad folk music genre. Shows start each day at 4pm, and tickets are only $18 per day. But they do sell out quickly, so you are advised to get yours online at the Passim website. Acts scheduled for this winter's Campfire so far include:
Lloyd Thayer
Rob Laurens
Joel Ninesling
Jacquie Francis
La Tuza
David Wax
Beth Colegrove
Kristin Cifelli
We're about 9
kb marie
Ben Krakauer & friends
Shoheen
Beth Colegrove
Jeffrey Butcher
Gregory Page
Ryan Fitzsimmons
Rachel McCartney
Abi Tapia
Tripping Lily
Ana Egge
Dave Dersham

76.0.3 The Dropkick Murphys have announced the list of acts who will be opening for them when they play seven shows in six days at the soon-to-open House of Blues on Lansdowne Street in Boston beginning on Thursday, March 12th. All shows are SOLD OUT except for Thursday night and Monday night. Here is the list.
Thursday, March 12th - H20, Civet, Bryan McPherson
Friday, March 13th - H20, Ashers, Bryan McPherson
Saturday, March 14th (afternoon) - Civet, The Old Brigade
Saturday, March 14th (evening) - Cro-Mags, The Krays, Bryan McPherson
Sunday, March 15th - Black 47, Mark Lind and the Unloved, Bryan McPherson
Monday, March 16th - Black 47, Stigma, Bryan McPherson
Tuesday, March 17th - Bane, Bible Code Sundays, Bryan McPherson

76.0.4 The winners in the my4111source.com annual Readers Poll have been announced. Here is the list.

411 Honorable Mention = Finalists to check out and keep your eye on.



ACOUSTIC SINGER / SONGWRITER

1st Place: Josh Noone

2nd Place: Shanta Paloma

411 Honorable Mention: Justin Pigott


ALTERNATIVE
1st Place: Reason 837

2nd Place: Streak

411 Honorable Mention: Hope Lies Within



AGGRESSIVE ROCK

1st Place: Sifer

2nd Place: HotBlack

411 Honorable Mention: Hung By the Hated

BLUES
1st Place: The Misty Blues
2nd Place: Tony Lee Thomas
411 Honorable Mention: Chris Piquette Band


COUNTRY
1st Place: Walk the Line Band
2nd Place: Bobby Sweet Band
411 Honorable Mention: Roxie Lee


COVER BAND
1st Place: Barely Legal
2nd Place: Static
411 Honorable Mention: Pariah


DJ (CLUB / NON-PROFIT RADIO)
1st Place: DJ Scooby (WAIC - Springfield)

2nd Place: DJ Wheelz (WTBR - Pittsfield)

411 Honorable Mention: DJ Theory (club)



FOLK

1st Place: Forever Autumn

2nd Place:: Mark Thompson

411 Honorable Mention: Over the Mountain



FUNK

1st Place: The Big Sway

2nd Place: Fragment Poly

411 Honorable Mention: Akashic Record


GROOVE ROCK

1st Place: Danny Pease and the Regulators

2nd Place: Rev Tor Band

411 Honorable Mention: Longview Gunslingers


HIP HOP / RAP

1st Place: The Problemaddicts

2nd Place: Fury

411 Honorable Mention: Project Fatalist



JAZZ

1st Place: Leah Randazzo Group

2nd Place: Mary Verdi

411 Honorable Mention: Diddles Johnson


METAL

1st Place: Warsynium

2nd Place: Sifer

411 Honorable Mention: Headwrench


NEW BAND

1st Place: Static

2nd Place: Tailor Made

411 Honorable Mention: Switchblade Suicide


ORIGINAL BAND

1st Place: Warsynium

2nd Place: Harbour Grace

411 Honorable Mention: Fragment Poly


PARTY BAND

1st Place: Static

2nd Place: SmartAss

411 Honorable Mention: Ultimatum


POP

1st Place: Static

2nd Place: Drunk in July

411 Honorable Mention: My Last Flight


PUNK

1st Place: The Poncherellos

2nd Place: The Uncomfortables

411 Honorable Mention: Shock Treatment


R & B / SOUL

1st Place: Ric Anderson

2nd Place: Pardon My Flow

411 Honorable Mention: Unit7


REGGAE

1st Place: Danny Pease and the Regulators

2nd Place: Ras Moon and Monsoon

411 Honorable Mention: The Alchemystics


ROCK

1st Place: Barely Legal (originals & covers)

2nd Place: Static (covers)

411 Honorable Mention: Cynthia Fargus



TRIBUTE

1st Place: Check Your Head (Beastie Boys)

2nd Place: JOVI (Bon Jovi)

411 Honorable Mention: Alternative Nation (90’s Tribute)



YOUNG BAND

1st Place: Warsynium

2nd Place: Reason 837

411 Honorable Mention: Mass Production


UP AND COMING

1st Place: Josh Noone & The Federal Crime

2nd Place: Beware the Ides

411 Honorable Mention: Independent Idiot



411 CHOICE AWARD

Andy Poncherello

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH, 2009

WESTERN MASS.

Iron Horse in Northampton. 7pm. $10 advance; $13 at door. ALL AGES.
Storybox.

Maximum Capacity in Chicopee. 9pm. 18+
blastermonkey presents Walk The Line (a tribute to Johnny Cash); Whiskey Junction.

Sierra Grille in Northampton. 10pm. $2. 21+
Chylde (from Buffalo, NY); Party Wolf; Township (from Boston)

WIST AH

Tammany Hall in Worcester. 9pm.
Leo Nellz; Squad 19.

508, 781, 978 AREA CODES

The Chicken Bone in Framingham. 9:30pm.
Brogue.

The Grog in Newburyport. 7pm. no cover. 21+
Soul Robot; Maganahan's Revival. (residency)

METRO BOSTON

Cantab Lounge in Cambridge. 9:30pm. $10.
The Chicken Slacks. (residency)

Church in Boston. 8pm. $8.
Marsman presents The Underground with Gene Dante and The Future Starlets (CD
release, John Powhida International Airport,and Maybe the Welders (from NYC).

Club Bohemia at Cantab Lounge in Cambridge. 8pm. $7.
8:00pm Jen G (Me and Joan Collins)
9:00pm Birdsmakebirds
10:00pm Caged Heat
11:00pm The Lanterns

FELT in Boston. 9pm. $8 or free with college ID. 21+
The Rosewood Thieves, Sincerely The Management, & The New Collisoins

Great Scott in Allston rock city. 9pm. $9. 18+
Illinois; Mean Creek; You Can Be A Wesley (CD release).

Johnny D's in Somerville. 9pm. 21+
Grateful Dread (reggae)

Lizard Lounge in Cambridge. 8pm doors. $12. 21+
The Cassidy Project; The Autumn Hollow Band; Jon Robert..

Middle East upstairs in Cambridge. 9pm doors. $8. 18+
Paul Collins Beat; Gentlemen Jesse and His Men (from GA); The Tampoffs

O'Brien's Pub in Allston rock city. 9pm. $7. 21+
Trucker Mouth; The Blue Wires; Sad Bastard Goes Pop.

P..A.'s Lounge in Somerville. 8:30pm doors.
$7 for $21+; $10 for 18-20 year olds. 18+

Lybians

After the Fall

Stereo State
Man Without Plan

Passim's in Cambridge. 8pm. $17 general admission.

Jake Amerding.

The Plough and Stars in Cambridge. 10pm.
The Diamond Mines (residency); Hot Box; Zoig Ma Noig.

The Precinct in Somerville.
The Moving Company.

T.T. the Bear's Place in Cambridge. 8:30pm. 18+
Gravehaven; Hot on the Heels; A Wish for Fire; Sneak Thiefs.

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6TH, 2009

45th anniversary of The Beatles' first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show.

BERKSHIRES

Club Helsinki in Great Barrington. 9pm. $15.
Hamell on Trial.

Flavours at the Econolodge in Lenox. 21+
The Equalites.

Mission Bar and Club Tapas in Pittsfield. 8pm. $12.
Meg Hutchinson.

WESTERN MASS.

The Altantic in Springfield. 7pm. $8 advance; $10 at door. 18+
blastermonkey presents Planetoid; Streak; The Devils Moses; 23 Enigma; Mothman Apparatus; Cities in Ruin.

The Basement in Northampton. 10pm. $5. 21+
Fiesta Brava.

Black Moon Music Lounge in Belchertown. 7pm doors; 9pm show. $5. 21+
Mafanti (R&B/reggae)

Club Meadows in East Longmeadow. 9pm.
Black Dog (tribute to Led Zeppelin)

Earth Foods Cafe at UMass/Amherst. 7pm. free.
Crystalline Roses; Abortus Fever; Foreign Objects.

The Elevens in Northampton. 10pm. $5. 21+
The Dig (from NYC); The Claudia Malibu; Ella Longpre; Sitting Next to Brian.

The Hope and Olive in Greenfield. 9pm.
Spouse.

Iron Horse in Northampton. 7pm. $15 advance; $18 at door. ALL AGES.
Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson

Iron Horse in Northampton. 10pm. $12.50 advance; $15 at door. ALL AGES.
Marah.

Maximum Capacity in Chicopee. 18+
Last Exit (Pearl Jam tribute); Toolfist; Alternative Nation.

Mocha Maya's in Shelburne Falls. 8pm.
Ray Mason.
(free, but tips are encouraged for the performers)

Pearl Street in Northampton. 9pm. $10 advance; $13 at door. ALL AGES.
Children under 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
High Places; Soft Circle; Eric Hnatow.

Route 63 Roadhouse in Millers Falls. 9:30pm. $5. 21+
Short Bus.

Southwick Inn. 9:30pm.
Josh Larsen.

Theodore's in Springfield. 10pm. no cover.
Mike Law and the Playboys.

WISTAH

Gilrein's in Worcester. 9:30pm. 21+
The Gary Bernath Band.

Greendale's Pub in Worcester. 7pm. no cover.
Ed and Dave w/T

Tammany Hall in Worcester. 9pm.
Hip Hop Power 2! featuring Nite People, The Dunnas, Spit Supreme.

Vincent's in Worcester. 10pm.
Johnny Carnevale and his Band of All Stars.


508, 781, 978 AREA CODES

The Chicken Bone in Framingham. 9pm.
The Infractions.

The Corner Pub in Athol. 8:30pm.
The Reprobate Blues Band.

Dante's at Firefly's in Marlborough. 9:30pm. $8. 21+
Fran Dagostino Band.

Dodge Street Bar and Grill in Salem. 9:30pm.
Supernaut; Red Quiet.

Fat Boy Bill's in Milford. 8pm.
The Northeast Groove.

The Grog in Newburyport. 9pm. $5. 21+
The Head (hip hop)

Harry's Blues Bar in Hyannis.
Ryan Hart and the Blue Hearts.

Me and Thee Coffeehouse in Marblehead. 8pm. $25.
Chris Smither.

Next Page Blues Cafe in Weymouth. 9:15pm. no cover.
Blind Billy and the Spectacles.

The Pump House in Southbridge. 9:30pm.
Stone Lily.

METRO BOSTON

40 years ago at The Boston Tea Party
2/6-2/8, 1969 - Lothar and The Hand People, Raven

Bill's Bar in Boston. 8:30pm doors. $10 advance; $12 DOS. 18+
Onslaught Entertainment presents Omayga; Re-Up; Roots Down Below; Merrimack Delta Dub Set.

Cantab Lounge in Cambridge.
Diane Blue and the Fatback Band.

Church in Boston. 8pm. $10.
Rock City Crimewave (final show). Roadsaw; Vagiant.

Club Bohemia at Cantab Lounge in Cambridge. 9pm. $8.
9:00pm Ted Wyman
10:00pm Brother Mosley
11:00pm The Stick Bottle Band
12:00 midnight Slim Pickins'

Harpers Ferry in Allston rock city. 8pm doors; 9:30pm show. $20. 18+
Eve 6; Lansdowne; The Energy.

Johnny D's in Somerville. 9:45pm. 21+
Milo Z (funk from NYC)

Lizard Lounge in Cambridge. 8:30pm doors. $10. 21+
Club d'Elf.

Middle East upstairs in Cambridge. 9pm doors. $9 advance; $10 DOS. 18+
The Vital Might, Build a Machine, The Lights Out, Silent Service

O'Brien's Pub in Allston rock city. 9pm. $7. 21+
Omnipotent Productions presents Dead Like Death; The Under (CD release); Ichabod; Elder.

P..A.'s Lounge in Somerville. 8:30pm doors.
$8 for $21+; $11 for 18-20 year olds. 18+

Sal Ammoniac

M.G. Lederman

Jinx Brothers
Aloha Sarcophagus

Paradise Rock Club in Boston. 8pm doors; 9pm show. 18+
Matt Wertz; Alternate Routes.

Passim's in Cambridge. 8pm. $15 general admission.
Matt and Shannon Heaton (CD release); Amanda Cavanaugh.

The Plough and Stars in Cambridge. 10pm.
Lovewhip; Cathy Cathodic; Miss Dominica K.

The Precinct in Somerville.
HI8US.

Smoken Joe's BBQ in Brighton. 8:30pm.
The Shirley Lewis Band.

T.T. the Bear's Place in Cambridge. 8:30pm. 18+
Team Shred presents The Honors, Gramercy Arms, MaryKate O'Neil.

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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7TH, 2009

BERKSHIRES

Club Helsinki in Great Barrington. 9pm. $18.
Michael Powers: a Muddy to Jimi tribute

Flavours at the Econolodge in Lenox. 21+
Static.

WESTERN MASS.

The Altantic in Springfield. 7pm. $8 advance; $10 at door. ALL AGES.
blastermonkey presents Initial Setup; Nine-30; Tragedy Guide; I.M. Legend; The Cave People.

The Basement in Northampton. 8pm. $5. 21+
The Reprobate Blues Band.

Black Moon Music Lounge in Belchertown. 7pm doors; 9pm show. $5. 21+
Ozzie Williams and the Marion Street Band (blues)

Brass Cat in Easthampton. 10pm. $4. 21+
Kobra Kai; Pallet.

Club Meadows in East Longmeadow. 9pm.
Southern Comfort.

The Elevens in Northampton. 10pm. $5. 21+
Mary Kate O'Neil; Lloyd Cole.

Iron Horse in Northampton. 7pm. $16 advance; $19 at door. ALL AGES.
Johnny A.

Iron Horse in Northampton. 10pm. $10 advance; $13 at door. ALL AGES.
Passion Pit, Paper Route, Cale Parks

Maximum Capacity in Chicopee. 18+
Big Floppy Dish; Limited Sight; Jen Tobey's Alter-Ego.

Mocha Maya's in Shelburne Falls. 7:30pm.
NLX; Kristin Hoffmann.
(free, but tips are encouraged for the performers)

Route 63 Roadhouse in Millers Falls. 9:30pm. $5. 21+
Evenspeak.

Southwick Inn. 9:30pm.
Joe Smith.

Theodore's in Springfield. 9pm. no cover.
Young Neal and the Vipers.

WISTAH

Gilrein's in Worcester. 9:30pm. 21+ $5.
BYOBlues featuring special guest Chet Williamson in a memorial tribute to Rick McTye, a former owner of Gilrein's.

Greendale's Pub in Worcester. 8pm. no cover.i
Old School.

Tammany Hall in Worcester. 9pm.
Playing Dead: A Tribute to the Grateful Dead.

Vincent's in Worcester. 10pm.
Whalebone Farmhouse.

508, 781, 978 AREA CODES

The Chicken Bone in Framingham. 9pm.
Gary Bernath Blues Band.

Dante's at Firefly's in Marlborough. 9:30pm. $8. 21+
Steve Smith and the Nakeds.

Dodge Street Bar and Grill in Salem. 9:30pm.
Cocaine Tongue; Intermission.

Fat Boy Bill's in Milford. 8pm.
Geezer.

The Grog in Newburyport. 9pm. $7. 21+
The Grateful Dead (featuring members of Entrain)

Harry's Blues Bar in Hyannis.
Fatwall Jack.

Homegrown Coffeehouse in Needham. 8pm. $18; $15 students and seniors.
Paul Rishell and Annie Raines.

Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall River. 7pm doors; 8pm show. $50 advance; $55 DOS.
David Bromberg and Angel Band.

Next Page Blues Cafe in Weymouth. 9:15pm. no cover.
The Blackjax (from RI) former (members of Roomful of Blues and Duke Robillard Band)

The Pump House in Southbridge. 9:30pm.
Pucker.

METRO BOSTON

Bill's Bar in Boston. 8:30pm doors. $10 advance; $12 DOS. 18+
Caldera; Debris; Before the Rise; Silent Season.

Cantab Lounge in Cambridge.
Diane Blue and the Fatback Band.

Church in Boston. 8pm. $10.
In the Pocket Artists presents Rubblebucket Orchestra; Bodega.

Club Bohemia at Cantab Lounge in Cambridge. 9pm. $8.
9:00pm The Classic Ruins
10:00pm My Own Worst Enemy
11:00pm Mars
12:00 midnight Butterknife

Great Scott in Allston rock city. 9pm. $10. 21+
WTBU presents The Virgins; Lissy Trullie; Anya Marina.

Harpers Ferry in Allston rock city. 8pm doors; 9:30pm show.
$17 advance; $20 day of show. 18+
AZ; ASN (CD release)

Johnny D's in Somerville. 9:45pm. 21+
James Montgomery.

Lizard Lounge in Cambridge. 8pm doors. $8 advance. 21+
The Explorers Club; The Rationales; The Forest Fires.

Middle East upstairs in Cambridge. 9pm doors. $8. 18+
Township; Constants (Radar Records); J.A.C.K.; Chylde (from Buffalo, NY)

Middle East downstairs in Cambridge. 8pm doors. $12 advance; $14 DOS. 18+
Murder by Death, The Builders and The Butchers, Fake Problems

O'Brien's Pub in Allston rock city. 9pm. $7. 21+
Trashachusetts presents Destruct-a-thon; Mouth Sewn Shut;
Payload! featuring John Sox from The F.U.'s; The Screws (from D.C.)

P..A.'s Lounge in Somerville. 8:30pm doors.
$8 for $21+; $11 for 18-20 year olds. 18+

Major Stars

Eunuch

The Secret Sea
The Brainless Oneders

Paradise Rock Club in Boston. 8pm doors; 9pm show. 18+
Los Amigos Invisibles.

Passim's in Cambridge. 7pm. $25 general admission.
Erin McKeown; Naia Kete.

Passim's in Cambridge. 10pm. $25 general admission.
Erin McKeown; Naia Kete.

The Plough and Stars in Cambridge. 4pm.
Family Jewels.

Smoken Joe's BBQ in Brighton. 8:30pm.
The Shirley Lewis Band.

T.T. the Bear's Place in Cambridge. 8:30pm. 18+
Mad Sweet Pangs; Mondo Gecko; Frit; Dear Havanah.

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SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH, 2009

ON THE RADIO

Bay State Rock is the local music show that is on every Sunday, 8-10pm, on WAAF, 107.3FM in Westborough, and WKAF, 97.7FM in Brockton. This week's show will feature a live acoustic performance by The Change Up.
You can listen life at http://www.waaf.com

ON THE TV

The 51st annual Grammy Awards will be telecast live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles tonight beginning at 8pm eastern on CBS network affiliates nationwide.

BERKSHIRES

Club Helsinki in Great Barrington. 8pm. $12.
Sometymes Why.
Aoife O'Donovan (Crooked Still), Kristin Andreasson (Uncle Earl), and Ruth Ungar
Marenda (The Mammals).

WESTERN MASS.

HAPPY VALLEY SHOWDOWN WEEK FIVE
The Elevens in Northampton. 9pm doors; 9:30pm show. $2. 21+
Super Happy Wicked Awesome Funtime
Next President
The Young Flyers
Whistle Jacket
Petulant Child
Our Mother's Are Gods
Judges: Matt Silberstein (Swillmerchants)

Iron Horse in Northampton. 7pm. $15 advance; $18 at door. ALL AGES.
Lucy Kaplansky, Meg Hutchinson

Pearl Street in Northampton. 7pm. $15 advance; $18 at door. ALL AGES.
Children under 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
Brett Dennen, Angel Taylor.

WISTAH

Tammany Hall in Worcester. 6pm.
Phatty presents The End of Days featuring Lewn, Kryptic, Down River Killers.

508, 781, 978 AREA CODES

PARKER WHEELER'S BLUES PARTY
The Grog in Newburyport. 6-10pm. $7. 21+
Sharon "Brown Sugar" Jones, "Sweet" Wille D, Chris "Stovall" Brown, Tom West, Amadee Castenell, Wolf Ginandes, Steve Bankuti

METRO BOSTON

Church in Boston. 7pm. $8.
Amigazo; Easter Bloodhounds; 92 Protons; Feigned.

Great Scott in Allston rock city. 9pm. $7. 18+
Side Effects; Hammer and the Nails; Revilers; Blood Stained Brindel.

Middle East upstairs in Cambridge. 9pm doors. $9. 18+
Lights (Doghouse Records, from Canada); Andre Obin (of Matters and Dunaway); Sunrise Swords.

O'Brien's Pub in Allston rock city. 9pm. $7. 21+
Team Shred Productions presents Putrephile; Razormaze; Leech Eater.


P..A.'s Lounge in Somerville. 8:30pm doors.
$7 for $21+; $10 for 18-20 year olds. 18+

Speck Mountain (from Chicago)

Technoir
Tsui

Passim's in Cambridge. 7:30pm. $15 gemeral admission.
Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion.

The Plough and Stars in Cambridge. 5pm.
Frank Drake and the Aristocrats (residency)

The Plough and Stars in Cambridge. 9pm.
Frank Morey Band (residency)

The Regent Theatre in Arlington. 3pm. $39.50, $32.50, $25.50
(all tickets include $3 facility fee)
Buddy, Bopper and Valens: Their Last Show 50 Years Later.
with /national Buddy Holly tribute artist Brian Best, Ritchie Valens' cousin Ernie Valens, and Scott Walker as The Big Bopper.

T.T. the Bear's Place in Cambridge. 8:30pm. 18+
The Rodeo Church; Hollerado; The Globs.

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9TH, 2009

METRO BOSTON

Church in Boston.
Live Nation presents Day One of the Emergenza Festival.

Great Scott in Allston rock city. 8:30pm. $7. 18+
Bridget and the Squares; Forsythe; The Binary Marketing Show; Highly Personal Trash.

Harpers Ferry in Allston rock city. 8pm doors; 9:30pm show. 18+
Makeout Party; The Tropics; Someone Say Something.

Middle East upstairs in Cambridge. 9pm doors. $8. 18+
The Orange Ocean; Starling Electric (BarNone Records, from MI); One Happy Island.

O'Brien's Pub in Allston rock city. 9pm. . $5. 21+
Hangman's Alphabet; The High Seas; The New Dumb.

Passim's in Cambridge. 8pm. $12 general admission.
BCM MusicFest with The Big Squeeze (Celtic).

T.T. the Bear's Place in Cambridge. 8:30pm. 18+
Vikesh Kapoor; Spitzer Space Telescope; Woody Pines; Elizabeth Butters.

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH, 2009

WESTERN MASS.

FIRST ANNUAL CONCERT FOR KIDS
Calvin Theatre in Northampton. 7pm.
KIX 97.9 presents Jason Michael Carroll, Jake Owen, Darryl Worley, and Lee Ann Womack.
(proceeds benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and The March of Dimes.

Black Moon Music Lounge in Belchertown. 7pm doors; 8pm show. no cover. 21+
Mandy Burry (jazz)

508, 781, 978 AREA CODES

Dodge Street Bar and Grill in Salem. 9:30pm.
Fats Hammond (organ jazz) (residency)

METRO BOSTON

Church in Boston.
Live Nation presents Day Two of the Emergenza Festival.

Great Scott in Allston rock city. 9pm. $10. 18+
'50s and '60s dance party with The Leftovers.

Harpers Ferry in Allston rock city. 8pm doors; 9:30pm show. 18+
Pistol Shrimp; Hollis Brown.

Johnny D's in Somerville. 8:30pm. 21+
Coryell/Auger/Sample Trio.

Lizard Lounge in Cambridge. 8:30pm doors. $5 advance; $8 at door.
Session Americana. (residency)

Middle East upstairs in Cambridge. 9pm doors. $9. 18+
Summerduck (members of Night Rally, Tiny Amps, The Common Cold), Piles; Hero(n) of Alexandria (X - Heuristic, Protokoll)

Paradise Rock Club in Boston. 6:30pm doors; 7pm show. 18+
5th annual Odoba Rice and Beanpot with Tigercity; The Bad Rabbit.

The Plough and Stars in Cambridge. 10pm.
Revolutionary Snake Ensemble.

T.T. the Bear's Place in Cambridge. 8:30pm. 18+
Verb the Adjective Noun; Old Abram Brown; Clatter Clatter; Bearstronaut.

TOAD in Cambridge. 10pm. 21+
The Brothers McCann. (residency)

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WESTERN MASS.

Black Moon Music Lounge in Belchertown. 7pm doors; 8pm show. no cover. 21+
Moonshire Holler (Americana/bluegrass)

508, 781, 978 AREA CODES

Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall River. 7pm doors; 8pm show. $13 advance; $15 DOS.
(Julian) Coryell, (Karma) Auger, (Nick) Sample Trio.

METRO BOSTON

Church in Boston.
Live Nation presents Day Three of the Emergenza Festival.

Great Scott in Allston rock city. 9pm. $8. 18+
Pray for Polanski; Kick Drum; The Distraction.

Harpers Ferry in Allston rock city. 6pm doors. $12. ALL AGES.
MassConcerts presents Automatic Loveletter; A Cursive Memory; The Friday Night Boys; The Appreciation Post.

Johnny D's in Somerville. 8:30pm. 21+
The McDades (Celtic)

Lizard Lounge in Cambridge. 7:30pm doors. $8. 21+
The Dennis Brennan Band; Jennifer Kimball.

Middle East upstairs in Cambridge. 9pm doors. $13. 18+
Massconcerts presents Wednesday 13; Hot Black; Mongrel.

O'Brien's Pub in Allston rock city. 9pm. $7. 21+
Clock Hands Straight; 28 Degrees Taurus; Tour De North; Black Forest of Opium.

Passim's in Cambridge. 8pm. $15 general admission.
Kenny White and Amy Correia.

The Plough and Stars in Cambridge. 10pm.
Neil Lawrence (CD release party)

The Precinct in Somerville.
The Rex Complex (residency)

T.T. the Bear's Place in Cambridge. 8:30pm. 18+
Sex!; Sevi D and the Wilds; Mighty Tiny.

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OUT OF STATE

ANTJE DUKEVOT
Saturday, February 7th - Fair Lawn Community Center, Fair Lawn, NJ
Monday, February 9th - Slate's Restaurant and Bakery, Hallowell, ME

SONYA KITCHELL
Thursday, February 5th - Tin Angel, Philadelphia, PA
Tuesday, February 10th - Rockwood Music Hall, New York, NY
Wednesday, February 11th - Jammin' Java, Washington, DC

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SAVE THE DATE

JOHNNY A.
Friday, February 13th. Bull Run in Shirley.

WINTER CAMPFIRE WEEKEND.
Saturday, February 14th and Sunday, February 15th.
Passim's in Cambridge.

SWILLMERCHANTS; UNDER FALLING SKIES; GBNE; TALOS.
Saturday, February 14th. Maximum Capacity in Chicopee.

TONI LYNN WASHINGTON.
Saturday, February 14th. Theodore's in Springfield.

HAPPY VALLEY SHOWDOWN FINALS.
THE BRASS; BUNNY'S A SWINE; MOTEL MATCHES; WORLD"S GREATEST DAD
Sunday, February 15th. The Elevens in Northampton.

TONI LYNN WASHINGTON.
Sunday, February 22nd. The Grog in Newburyport.

BOSTON T PARTY WITH JENNIFER KIMBALL, ALISTAIR MOOCK,
TIM GEARAN, AND ROSE POLENZANI.
Friday, February 27th. Me and Thee Coffeehouse in Marblehead.

THE ALCHEMYSTICS
Friday, March 6th. Iron Horse in Northampton.

JAMES MONTGOMERY.
Sunday, March 8th. The Grog in Newburyport.

RONNIE EARL AND THE BROADCASTERS.
Sunday, March 8th. Regent Theatre in Arlington.

ERNIE AND THE AUTOMATICS.
Friday, March 13th. Bull Run in Shirley.

ELI "PAPERBOY" REED AND THE TRUE LOVES.
Sunday, March 29th. Iron Horse in Northampton.

RAY LAMONTAGNE; THE LOW ANTHEM.
Tuesday, April 7th. Calvin Theatre in Northampton.

EILEN JEWELL.
Friday, April 10th. Bull Run in Shirley.

SWILLMERCHANTS, YUCKY OCTOPUS.
Friday, April 10th. Iron Horse in Northampton.

DANNY PEASE AND THE REGULATORS.
Saturday, April 11th. Iron Horse in Northampton.

GIRLS, GUNS AND GLORY.
Saturday, April 18th. The Basement in Northampton.

4TH ANNUAL MAI CRAMER BLUES AFTER HOURS BENEFIT CONCERT.
GUY DAVIS; TONI LYNN WASHINGTON.
Saturday, April 25th. Regent Theatre in Arlington.

ROCK'N FUNKY REGGAE FEST
Sunday, April 26th. Maximum Capacity in Chicopee.

SARAH BORGES AND THE BROKEN SINGLES.
Friday, May 1st. Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall River.

ROCKIN' BBQ FOR THE TROOPS: BARELY LEGAL; REMEMBER WHEN; BAD HABIT;
WAYNE MORPHEW; CHRIS PIQUETTE'S INSIDE JOB
Saturday, May 16th. American Legion Post 325 in Holyoke.

2ND ANNUAL BERKSHIRE MUSIC SHOWCASE
MARY VERDI; TONY LEE THOMAS; WARSYNIUM; DREDI; SIFER; FRAGMENT POLY
Saturday, May 16th. Flavours at the Econolodge in Lenox.

HOT LIKE FIRE
Saturday, May 30th. The Western Front in Cambridge.

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VENUE MENU (all in Massachusetts)

BERKSHIRES

Club Helsinki, 284 Main Street, Great Barrington 01230.
(413) 528-3394. http://www.clubhelsinkiweb.com
ClubHelsinki

Flavour's Restaurant, Econolodge, 130 Pittsfield Road (Route 7), Lenox
01240. (413) 637-3188. http://myspace.com/flavoursintheberkshires

WESTERN MASS.

The Atlantic, 1393 Liberty Street, Springfield

The Basement, 21 Center Street, Northampton
(413) 586-8686 http"//www.iheg.com
TheBasement

Black Moon Music Lounge, 31 State Street, Route 202, Belchertown 01007
(413) 323-0013 http://www.myspace.com/blackmoonjazz
Black Moon

Brass Cat, 65 Cottage Street, Easthampton 01027 (413) 527-4085
http://www.hampmusic.com, then click on the link on the left

The Calvin Theatre, 19 King Street, Northampton.
(413) 586-8686. http://www.iheg.com
Calvin Theatre

Club Meadows, 621 North Main Street (Route 83), East Longmeadow.
(413) 733-7290 http://www.myspace.com/clubmeadows413

The Elevens, 140 Pleasant Street, Northampton 01060
(413) 586-9155 (ask to be transferred to the Elevens)
http://www.myspace.com/theelevensnorthampton

The Hope and Olive, 44 Hope Street, Greenfield 01301
(413) 774-3150

Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center Street, Northampton 01060.
(413) 586-8686. http://www.iheg.com
Iron Horse

Maximum Capacity, 116 School Street, Chicopee 01013.
(413) 592-6406. http://www.myspace.com/maximumcapacity
http://www.myspace.com/maximumcapacity"target_"blank"> Maximum
Capacity

Mocha Maya's, 47 Bridge Street, Shelburne Falls 01370.
(413) 625-6292 http://www.myspace.com/mochamayas
Mocha Maya's

Pearl Street Nightclub, 10 Pearl Street, Northampton 01060
(413) 586-8686 http://www.iheg.com
Pearl Street

Route 63 Roadhouse, Millers Falls 01349.
(413) 659-3384 http://www.myspace.com/rt63roadhouse

The Sierra Grille, 41 Strong Avenue, first floor, Northampton 01060.
(413) 584-1150 http://www.myspace.com/sierragrillemusic

The Southwick Inn, Routes 10 and 202, Southwick 01077.
(413) 569-5031. http://www.myspace.com/thesouthwickinn

Theodore's, 201 Worthington Street, Springfield.
(413) 736-6000. http://www.theobbq.com
Theodore's

Waterfront Tavern, 920 Main Street, Holyoke 01040
(413) 532-2292 http://www.myspace.com/waterfronttavern

WISTAH

Gilrein's, 802 Main Street, Worcester 01610.
(508) 791-BLUE. http://www.gilreins.net
Gilrein's

Greendale's Pub, 404 West Boylston Street, Worcester 01606
(508) 853-1350

Tammany Hall, 43 Pleasant Street, #1, Worcester 01609.
(508) 791-6550 http://www.myspace.com/tamhall
Tammany Hall

Vincent's, 49 Suffolk Street, Worcester 01604
(508) 752-9439 http://www.myspace.com/incentsbar

508, 781, 978 AREA CODES

The Chicken Bone, 135 Waverly Street (Route 135), Framingham 01702
(508) 879-1138 http://thechickenbone.com/
The Chicken Bone

The Corner Pub, 99 Hapgood Street, Athol 01331
(978) 249-6728 (no website)

Dante's at Firefly's, 350 East Main Street (Route 20), Marlborough.
(508) 229-BLUES. http://www.fireflysbbq.com

Dante'sMarlborough


Dodge Street Bar and Grille, 7 Dodge Street, Salem 01970.
(978) 745-0139. http://www.dodgestreet.com
Dodge Street

Fat Boy Bill's Blues Bar & Grill, 31 Central Street, Milford 01757.
(508) 634-0201. (no website)

The Grog, 13 Middle Street, Newburyport 01950.
(978) 465-8008. http://www.thegrog.com
The Grog

Harry's Blues Bar and Grill, 700 Main Street, Hyannis 02601
(581) 778-4188 http://www.harrysbluesbar.com/
Harry's

Me & Thee Coffeehouse, 28 Mugford Street, Marblehead 01945.
(781) 631-8987. http://meandthee.org
Me and Thee

Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan Street, Fall River 02721.
(508) 324-1926 http://www.ncfta.org
The Narrows

Next Page Blues Cafe, 550 Broad Street, Weymouth 02453
(781) 335-9796 (no website)

The Pump House, 340 Main Street, Southbridge 01550.
(508) 765-5473. http://www.myspace.com/thepumphouse340main

METRO BOSTON

Bill's Bar, 5.5 Lansdowne Street, Boston 02215.
(617) 421-9678 http://www.billsbar.com
Bill's Bar

Cantab Lounge, 738 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge 02139.

Church, 69 Kilmarnock Street, Boston 02115.
(617) 236-7600 (no website) http://www.churchofboston.com
http://www.myspace.com/churchboston

Club Bohemia at Cantab Lounge, 738 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge 02139.
(617) 482-4920. http://www.club-bohemia.com
Club Bohemia

FELT, 533 Washington Street, Boston
(617) 350-5555 http://www.feltclubboston.com/weeklythur.asp

Great Scott, 1222 Commonwealth Avenue (corner Harvard Ave.), Allston 02134.
(617) 566-9014 http://www.greatscott.boston.com
Great Scott

Harpers Ferry, 158 Brighton Avenue, Allston 02134.
(617) 254-9743. http://www.harpersferry.com
Harper's Ferry

Johnny D's, 17 Holland Street, Davis Square, Somerville 02144
(617) 776-9667 http://www.johnnyds.com
Johnny D's

Lizard Lounge, 1667 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge 02138.
(617) 547-0759 http://www.lizardlounge.com
Lizard Lounge

Middle East club, 472 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge 02139
http://www.mideastclub.com
The Middle East

O'Brien's Pub, 3 Harvard Avenue, Allston 02134
(617) 782-7245 http://www.greatscottboston.com/obriens/
OBrien's

P.A.'s Lounge, 345 Somerville Ave., Somerville
(617) 776-1557 http://www.paslounge.com/
P.A.'s Lounge

Paradise Rock Club, 967 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston 02215.
(617) 562-8800. http://www.thedise.com/rockclub/index.html

Paradise Rock Club


Passim Center, 47 Palmer Street, Cambridge 02138
(617) 492-7679 http://www.passimcenter.org
Passim's

The Plough and Stars. 912 Massachusetts Avenue. Cambridge 02139.
(617) 576-0032. http://www.ploughandstars.com
Plough and Stars

The Precinct, 70 Union Square, Somerville 02143.
(617) 623-9211. http://www.precinctbar.com/
The Precinct

Regent Theatre, 7 Medford Street, Arlington
(781) 646-4849. http://www.regenttheatre.com
Regent Theatre

Smoken' Joe's BBQ, 351 Washington Street, Brighton 02135
(617) 254-5227 http://smokenjoesbbq.com/
Smoken' Joe's BBQ

TT The Bear's Place, 10 Brookline Street, Cambridge 02139.
(617) 492-0082 http://www.ttthebears.com
TT the Bears Place

TOAD, 1912 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge 02139.
(617) 497-4950 http://www.toadcambridge.com
TOAD
 
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