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  • Mar
    2 Sat
    SOLD OUT: Lamont Landers / Dipsea Flower

    SOLD OUT: Lamont Landers / Dipsea Flower

    Boston, MA
    United States
    Doors at 6:30 PM, Show at 7:00 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
    This show is sold out.

    Born and raised in Alabama, Lamont Landers grew up absorbing the soulful sounds of the South that surrounded him. At the age of 14, he taught himself how to play guitar, and, at the age of 19, began singing. He spent years quietly honing his talents behind his bedroom doors, listening to records by Stevie Wonder, Al Green, Sly & The Family Stone, and Ray Charles on repeat. At the age of 22, a candid video recorded by his sister of Lamont performing the Ray Charles’ classic “Hit the Road Jack” went viral on YouTube and garnered over 400,000 views overnight. In the summer of 2023, history repeated itself with similar enthusiastic fan response propelling five Lamont Landers TikTok videos to over 1,000,000 views each. A feature on the Bobby Bones nationally syndicated radio show and shoutouts from music tastemakers ranging from Snoop Dogg to Questlove soon followed. No longer a secret of North Alabama, Lamont will be touring throughout North America in 2024.

    Dipsea Flower is a Folk-Rock band founded in Northern California and currently based in Boston. With catchy melodies and four-piece harmonies, their sound hits close to home and carries a feel-good energy similar to bands such as Mt. Joy and The Lumineers.

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  • Mar
    4 Mon
    (MOVED TO THE SINCLAIR) Flyana Boss

    (MOVED TO THE SINCLAIR) Flyana Boss

    Boston, MA
    United States
    Doors at 6:30 PM, Show at 7:00 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
    Hailing from Detroit, MI and Dallas, TX MCs and multi instrumentalists Bobbi LaNea and Folayan met at a music college in Los Angeles, CA. They immediately hit it off and began collaborating, eventually naming their group, Flyana Boss, (rhymes with Diana Ross). Embodying the spirit of flyness and bossness, this fierce duo repping the vagina dynasty aim to entertain, make you laugh and always remind you that you are listening to the direct descendants of all the boss ass bitches that came before them through generations of humanity, from Cleopatra to Harriet Tubman to Michelle Obama to Beyoncé! 

    Bobbi LaNea brings her knack for storytelling and infuses her music with authenticity and vulnerability. Folayan effortlessly switches between different styles and genres, adding depth and dimension to Flyana Boss' music. Together, Bobbi and Folayan form a formidable duo that pushes the boundaries of contemporary hip hop. Their collaborative synergy is evident in every track they create, as they seamlessly blend their individual strengths to create a sound that is distinctively Flyana Boss. Their chemistry is palpable, two besties doing music together. Most recently Flyana Boss has burst onto the scene with their breakout single, "You Wish”, produced by rising hitmaker, Marky Style. The track, which combines catchy hooks, clever wordplay, and infectious melodies, quickly garnered attention across social media platforms, DSPs, and has instigated a spirited viral discussion regarding the word and uses of, Kanekalon. This new sound stronghold on our collective consciousness has garnered new connections with hip hop legends Missy Elliott and Timbaland as well as upcoming features from the likes of Variety, Complex, Nylon and Rolling Stone among many others. True ambassadors of a new era of digital promotion, Folayan and Bobbi have become artisans of content creation, rocketing their way to a #1 debut on Spotify’s Viral 50 in the US and #6 globally. What started as a jog down the block at home in LA has culminated in a social media sensation, with the duo found running through YouTube's HQ, Disneyland, and daily invites from brands and creators across the US eager to be a part of the “You Wish” wave. A recent performance at Essence Festival of Culture in New Orleans, which included a twerkable moment on stage with Megan Thee Stallion during her set, has Flyana Boss poised to take their brand of Boss Life out of our phones and on to the world stage. The duo’s rising popularity and memorable performances make them a must see act in the hip hop scene. As they continue to make their mark, Flyana Boss remains focused on creating music that reflects their experiences and resonates with their listeners. They are committed to pushing boundaries, embracing their uniqueness, and uplifting others through their art. With their talent, ambition, and unwavering drive, Flyana Boss is destined to become a prominent force in the hip hop industry, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts and minds of music lovers worldwide

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  • Mar
    13 Wed
    Signature Series Featuring Berklee Joel Ross Ensemble

    Signature Series Featuring Berklee Joel Ross Ensemble

    Boston, MA
    United States
    Doors at 6:30 PM, Show at 7:00 PM
    TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
    STUDENT: $12.00
    ADVANCED: $15.00

    TICKET SALE DATES
    STUDENT / ADVANCED Public Onsale: December 14, 2023 10:00 AM to March 12, 2024 11:59 PM
    STUDENT Public Onsale: March 13, 2024 12:00 AM to March 13, 2024 7:30 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

    Berklee's Signature Series presents vibraphone master, composer, and educator Joel Ross, leading the Berklee Joel Ross Ensemble. A Blue Note artist known for his critically acclaimed releases KingMaker (2019), Who Are You? (2020), and The Parable of the Poet (2022), Ross regularly tops the DownBeat and Jazz Journalists Association critics polls for his work in the broad lineage of Black music that pulls from jazz, hip-hop, church, and Chicago improvised music. Now based in Brooklyn, the Chicago-born artist performs across the globe, collaborating with Makaya McCraven, Walter Smith III, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Wynton Marsalis, Rajna Swaminathan, Marcus Gilmore, Brandee Younger, and Marquis Hill. As a leader, he has performed at the Village Vanguard and Dizzy’s Club in New York; the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.; the Newport Jazz Festival; the Umbria Jazz Festival in Umbria, Italy; and the North Sea Jazz Festival in the Netherlands. His recent tour included dates at Triennale di Milano in Italy, Ronnie Scott’s in London, Le Duc des Lombards in Paris, and Halle 424 in Germany, among other international venues. Matthew Stevens, associate professor, will direct the ensemble.

    This performance will be seated.

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    $12.00 - $15.00
  • Mar
    20 Wed
    Victoria Canal / Lucy Clearwater

    Victoria Canal / Lucy Clearwater

    Boston, MA
    United States
    Doors at 6:30 PM, Show at 7:00 PM
    TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
    ADVANCED: $20.00

    TICKET SALE DATES
    ADVANCED Public Onsale: December 1, 2023 10:00 AM to March 19, 2024 11:59 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

    For almost two years, singer-songwriter Victoria Canal used her gift primarily as a way to process grief. The result of this transformative period was 2022’s Elegy EP, a bittersweet collection of tracks including “swan song,” hailed by Coldplay’s Chris Martin as “one of the best songs ever written.” Now, after experiencing creative and emotional catharsis, Canal is turning the camera back on herself and zooming in further than ever before. Grown from heartache and made with unabashed honesty, WELL WELL finds the artist at her most vulnerable—and her most courageous.


    Canal, who received the 2023 Rising Star award at the prestigious Ivor Novellos, embraces the discomfort of self-analysis. “These days I’m writing mostly to confront things about myself in order to gain more of an understanding and acceptance of them,” she shares. She first started sowing the seeds of WELL WELL during quarantine, in part while watching the TV show Parenthood. She recognized herself in a people-pleasing character, remarking, “I’ve definitely shrunk myself down before to please everyone else. I deserve to take up space.” “Yes Man,” the first song written for the upcoming EP, sprung from this feeling: Prioritizing someone else’s comfort isn’t worth the price of losing yourself. “Well well, what do you know? / You took so much space, seems I lost my place,” she sings. 


    Canal challenges the habit of self-shrinking across all of WELL WELL, magnifying parts of herself that she’s never openly shared before. The gentle gut-punch of opener “Shape” delves into the complex and intimate topic of body dysmorphia. Against folky guitar and airy backing vocals, her retrospective lyricism brings to the surface internalized moments, like the lasting impact of passing cruelty (“All it takes is once/Some kid in math class likens you to a bus”) and the relationship between self-image and faith (“And I’d trade being mad at God/For liking what I’ve got”). These experiences are all too common for anyone who sits outside the status quo, and Canal reclaims her own power by bringing them to the surface on her own terms. 


    Lucy Clearwater was born in a bathtub in a cookie factory in Northern California. The "sweet" and slightly granola nature-lover is an indiefolk singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with a background in classical violin. Since moving to Los Angeles at age 18, she’s released an emotional range of singles, as well as her debut EP "Feel Again" (2020), followed by her self-produced EP, “Casual” (2023). She has graced the stage at many of LA’s most legendary and beloved venues including the Troubadour, and sold out shows at The Hotel Cafe, and School Night at Bardot. 


    In 2017, while playing living-room concerts and solo traveling around Europe with just a backpack and guitar, Clearwater developed an affinity for the German language. When the world shut down in 2020, she decided to learn German as a quarantine hobby! Only a year later, the songstress had written a dozen songs in German, and self-produced them while isolating at a cabin in the woods, north of San Francisco. After spending some extended time in Berlin and touring Germany once again, Clearwater’s German language EP “Augenlieder” released in 2023, which garnered attention from influential figures in the German music

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  • Mar
    30 Sat
    Bendigo Fletcher / Free Range

    Bendigo Fletcher / Free Range

    Boston, MA
    United States
    Doors at 6:30 PM, Show at 7:00 PM
    TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
    ADVANCED: $20.00

    TICKET SALE DATES
    ADVANCED Public Onsale: January 19, 2024 10:00 AM to March 29, 2024 11:59 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

    Shapeshifting on an axis between folk, alternative, country, and soul, Bendigo Fletcher’s lofty melodies soar above earthy instrumentation on their 2022 Wingding EP [Elektra Records].  Charmed with psychedelic flourishes, yet tightly rooted in tried-and-true songcraft, the Louisville quintet—Ryan Anderson [lead vocals, guitar, banjo], Andrew Shupert [backing vocals, lead guitar], Evan Wagner [backing vocals, keys, guitar, percussion], Conner Powell [bass], and Chris Weis [drums]—continues to instantly transfix across the EP’s four tracks.


    “More than a few times, I’ve explored the Wingding font universe as an entertaining break from more pressing tasks. I like the name ‘Wingding’ for a fictional creature, like the Mothman of West Virginia folklore. It’s also another word for party,” Anderson says. “This EP is a collection of distractions we built over the last few years when gatherings and adventures felt pretty unattainable.”


    After crisscrossing paths in the Louisville scene and life in general (“Chris is my brother-in-law’s childhood best friend,” notes Anderson), Bendigo Fletcher initially formed in 2016. The group organically built an audience across their native Kentucky one gig at a time. During 2018, they made waves with the independent Consensual Wisdom EP highlighted by fan favorites “Wonderfully Bizarre” and “Soul Factory.” 


    Following a tireless grind, the band signed to Elektra Records and unveiled their debut album, Fits of Laughter in 2021. Beyond amassing millions of streams, the album earned widespread critical acclaim from Rolling Stone, American Songwriter, FLOOD Magazine, and more. Music Connection dubbed it, “Alt-rock, country-flecked folk-rock soaked in LSD,” while Atwood Magazine praised the collection as “a record of reverie, celebration, and true to its name, laughter: music made for good times and bad, that promises to leave us all a little more elated.” Along the way, Bendigo Fletcher captivated crowds on tour with the likes of Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Hiss Golden Messenger, Mt. Joy, Nathaniel Rateliff, Anderson East, Rayland Baxter, and Shakey Graves. 


    In 2022, Bendigo Fletcher returned to Nashville, TN’s Cartoon Moon Recording Studio to track their Wingding EP. Once again, the band teamed with Fits of Laughter producer and original Wilco/Uncle Tupelo drummer Ken Coomer in the studio. For the first time, the band enlisted Grizzly Bear bassist and producer, Chris Taylor, as a mixer.


    “In addition to the brilliance of Ken’s ear as a song maker, I appreciate the environment he maintains,” notes Ryan. “All ideas are considered, and we try to just have fun trying new sounds. I think that mentality lends to a unique blend, keeping the band outside of any one box. And I’ve found constant inspiration in Chris’ work as a soundscaper since a friend introduced me to Veckatimest in high school. Having him on the project was really exciting, and I think his mixes present the band’s ethos in a beautifully natural way.” 


    The act of making the record opened a portal outside of the madness and mundanity of the last two years. Between holding down a job at a grocery store, Ryan picked up a pen and a guitar in his apartment and creatively departed this mortal coil.


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  • Apr
    2 Tue
    Haley Blais / Charlie Houston

    Haley Blais / Charlie Houston

    Boston, MA
    United States
    Doors at 6:30 PM, Show at 7:00 PM
    TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
    ADVANCED: $17.00

    TICKET SALE DATES
    ADVANCED Public Onsale: January 19, 2024 10:00 AM to April 1, 2024 11:59 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

    Vancouver-based singer-songwriter Haley Blais started developing a community and fanbase as a teenager almost a decade ago with her diaristic YouTube videos and tender ukulele covers. Since then, Blais, who sang classical opera for ten years, traded in the solo ukulele for a guitar and a five-piece band. In 2020, Blais released a debut full-length album of jangly pop anthems, Below the Salt, produced with indie staples Tennis and Louise Burns, featuring the vocally powerful, complex slow-burn favourite "Be Your Own Muse." The self-released Below the Salt amassed millions of streams and avid support from publications like NPR, NYLON, and i-D and led to a North American tour with Peach Pit and headline tours throughout North America, Europe and the UK.


    Now signed to iconic indie label Arts & Crafts, Blais released her sophomore record Wisecrack in the fall of 2023. Conceived as a conceptual piece about the formation of new families amidst the dissolution of her parents' relationship, Wisecrack is more mature, confessional, focused, and darker, than anything Blais has yet produced.



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  • Apr
    3 Wed
    TEKE::TEKE

    TEKE::TEKE

    Boston, MA
    United States
    Doors at 6:30 PM, Show at 7:00 PM
    TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
    ADVANCED: $16.00

    TICKET SALE DATES
    ADVANCED Public Onsale: January 29, 2024 10:00 AM to April 2, 2024 11:59 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
    Psychedelic rock group TEKE::TEKE are intimately familiar with duality, of splitting reality between past and present, complex melodies and hushed interludes, intense action and lingering response. After building their sound through careful assembly of countless splinters of Japanese folk, psychedelia, Brazilian surf rock, and other far-flung touchstones, the Montreal-based seven-piece indulged in and learned from stretching out in free-floating experimentation on the road. Now releasing their sophomore album, Hagata (due June 9th via Kill Rock Stars), TEKE::TEKE move fully in the space between, embracing the power of mythic pairings and identities lived at once. Matching muscly intensity with moments of cloudy meditation—like a world-class high jumper finding bliss at the apex of their leap—the group frame expressive compositions with regal flute, rich horns, ecstatic guitar, and a thumping rhythm section.

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  • Apr
    6 Sat
    SOLD OUT: Matt Hansen: Something to Remember Tour / zachy

    SOLD OUT: Matt Hansen: Something to Remember Tour / zachy

    Boston, MA
    United States
    Doors at 6:30 PM, Show at 7:00 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
    This show is sold out.

    Matt Hansen is 22 and based in Los Angeles, CA. He grew his platform to 2.8  million followers on TikTok by casting a soulful light on familiar songs, growth that has continued with his original music. He has a combined 100 million streams over his first eight singles, all released independently. His biggest song to date “LET EM GO” captured the hearts of listeners with Matt’s powerful vocals and lyrical message of emotional healing.

    zachy, an up-and-coming artist from Richmond, Virginia, is carving out his place in the indie-folk scene with his genuine and unfiltered music. As a multi-talented creator handling production, performance, mixing, and mastering, zachy’s unique sound has an innate ability to resonate with a diverse audience. His songwriting delves into the complexities of relationships, faith, and a myriad of emotions, positioning him as one of the most raw lyricists in the indie-folk landscape.

    The release of his first track, “untitled,” garnered remarkable support, propelling the Virginia-based artist into the spotlight. With over 10 millions streams across streaming
    services, zachy has a foundation of fans who eagerly await upcoming releases. zachy has been touted as one of the leading voices in the new era of indie folk artists, as time goes on, he continues to prove the notion correct.

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  • Apr
    9 Tue
    Coco

    Coco

    Boston, MA
    United States
    Doors at 6:30 PM, Show at 7:00 PM
    TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
    ADVANCED: $17.00

    TICKET SALE DATES
    ADVANCED Public Onsale: October 27, 2023 10:00 AM to April 8, 2024 11:59 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
    Coco—the project of Maia Friedman, Oliver Hill, and Dan Molad—began as an experiment of sorts; three friends writing songs for nothing other than the ritual of doing so. “There’s a mutual admiration and trust among us,” the band shares. “It allows a ‘first thought best thought’ mentality.” Their vast and varied individual creative histories—notably with Dirty Projectors, Lucius, and Pavo Pavo—inform an illustrious, collective sensibility for songcraft. Coco’s self-titled debut gathered fervent acclaim from tastemakers at NPR, BBC, SiriusXM, and Spotify among others. The trio headlined packed rooms in New York City, Los Angeles, and London, made their festival debut at End of the Road, and supported Kevin Morby on a national tour.

    Since, life has flown wildly forward for the members of Coco—Oliver getting married, Dan getting engaged, Maia giving birth to her first child. Their highly anticipated sophomore release—starkly titled ‘2’—honors these transformations. On opener “Any Other Way” Coco meditates on change from a widescreen perspective: The leaf and the body, each in their time, turns on a schedule, turns on a dime. Maia lays a lush bed of shoegaze guitars; Dan's builds ecstasy from downtempo drums; Oliver stirs a current of hypnotically looping basslines. The song is a stunning microcosm of this band's specific genius: carving space for each musical personality to shine, without the shadows of excess or distraction.

    “Though it's only been a few years, the band has seen us through fundamental transformations in each of our lives, which we are fortunate enough to process together.” Self-produced, with collaboration from Adrian Olsen (Lucy Dacus, Fruit Bats, Bedouine), the album is sensuous and spellike, its sonics varying from lush, shoegaze guitars, to dusky electronica, to jangly 60’s pop. Maia, Oliver, and Dan continue their sacred practice—arriving to each other empty-handed and open-hearted, finding power in three equal parts.

    “gorgeous, warmly wistful… a balmy, liberating groove” (Gorilla Vs. Bear)

    “bold, striking, but emphatically subdued, the dreamy pop aspect seem to be filtered in from another dimension,” (CLASH)

    "unerringly intimate” (The Line of Best Fit)

    “just heaven” (BBC).

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  • Apr
    11 Thu
    Bowery Presents: Small Crush / Strawberry Launch

    Bowery Presents: Small Crush / Strawberry Launch

    Boston, MA
    United States
    Doors at 6:30 PM, Show at 7:00 PM
    TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
    ADVANCED: $18.00

    TICKET SALE DATES
    ADVANCED Public Onsale: January 12, 2024 10:00 AM to April 10, 2024 11:59 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
    Small crush began in Logan Hammon's bedroom when she was 13 years old writing songs on her dad's old guitar and recording covers on garage band. In her sophomore year of high school, she found some friends in jazz band class to help fulfill her dream of playing her songs in a full band. Together the band began playing little shows at 924 gilman and other DIY spaces. In 2018 the band released an EP that caught the attention of a local Bay Area label Asian Man Records and recorded a full length the year after. Since then the band has grown to touring and playing venues she has always admired. Through it all the band has made the joy of playing music and having fun the most important thing.

    Strawberry Launch is a pop rock band, est. November of 2018 after lead singer, Riiza, cold-called guitarist, Matrianna Gahol, hoping she would want to start a band with a complete stranger. Together, they added Abby Flicker on bass, Taylor Hurt on keyboard and Benjy Berkowitz on drums. Their debut EP (released in August 2021) quickly gained praise from Under the Radar, Rolling Stone India and Atwood Magazine, saying of the bands EP, “Strawberry Launch cast a wide net, embracing astral synths and guitar tones, big pop harmonies and melodies, and cathartic chorus crescendos that amount to massive simultaneous releases of emotion and music”. The group has built a devoted following in New York City, sharing the stage with heavy hitters Beach Bunny, Hot Flash Heat Wave, Post Sex Nachos and The Toxhards. The group will be presenting their sophomore EP under Trash Casual Records in early 2024.

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  • Apr
    12 Fri
    SOLD OUT: CrossRoads Presents: TopHouse / Elias Hix

    SOLD OUT: CrossRoads Presents: TopHouse / Elias Hix

    Boston, MA
    United States
    Doors at 6:30 PM, Show at 7:00 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
    This show is sold out.

    Fast-paced, high-energy foot stompers. Ballads that'll make you cry. It's kind of like a rock band married old-fashioned bluegrass and had a little baby. And named it TopHouse.

    Elias Hix is a star in the making. At just 18 years old, the multi-talented musician has already made strides in the industry — all while producing, performing, mixing, and mastering his entire discography. Growing up on a cattle farm in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Elias Hix fell in love with music early on in life. Trained in classical music and stand-up bass, and shaped by his rural upbringing, Hix creates music that effortlessly captures these influences. His unique mix of classical skills and small-town roots gives his music an irreplicable, genuine sound. Hix released his debut album, Thinner, one of the most sonically advanced albums of 2023. The 9-track album features a beautiful blend of country, indie, and folk, top-notch songwriting, and uniquely sculpted instrumentals.

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  • Apr
    19 Fri
    Marielle Kraft

    Marielle Kraft

    Boston, MA
    United States
    Doors at 6:30 PM, Show at 7:00 PM
    TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
    ADVANCED: $18.00

    TICKET SALE DATES
    ADVANCED Public Onsale: January 12, 2024 11:00 AM to April 18, 2024 11:59 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

    When you hear Marielle Kraft’s music or experience her candid live shows, you feel as though you already know her. The indie pop singer/songwriter, now based in Nashville, displays craftsmanship beyond her years, following suit to artists like Colbie Caillat, Maisie Peters, and Taylor Swift.


    Self-taught, the Rhode Island native began playing guitar at 16 and soon writing songs that strike chords with listeners everywhere. Her gift for storytelling is evident through her use of salient detail, raw emotion, and poignant word choice to describe moments “exactly as they feel.” Over the past few years, Marielle Kraft has self-released two original EPs, including eight singles, and four official music videos.


    Kraft’s 2017 debut single, "How Far You Feel," has collected over 1 million streams across platforms. The indie pop breakout track seeks to understand the dichotomy of physical vs. emotional distance in relationships, brilliantly expressing “what many feel but cannot find the right words to say.” Marielle Kraft’s debut studio EP, “The Deep End” officially released on July 12th, 2019, featuring fan-favorite tracks like “Toothbrush” and “Better Without You”. Kraft’s first effort is notably strong both lyrically and sonically, described by The Music Mermaid as “song after song of mini pop addictions.” In February 2020, Marielle Kraft co-released an “anthemic” and “heart-filled” single with Joshua Howard entitled “In It Together”, which has quickly gained support across platforms. 


    Marielle Kraft regularly plays at venues across the United States, sharing stages with names as big as Mt. Joy, Ava Max, and Betty Who. She presents her live shows as a seamless narrative: evocative yet encouraging, deeply reflective yet refreshing. The raw authenticity with which Marielle invites listeners into her story cultivates a relationship with them beyond the song, as she is known to “bring together a room full of strangers.” Her “winning personality,” “genuine connection",” and “gift for story telling” on stage have fueled the ever-growing crowds at each of her shows, with no signs of slowing down.


    In spring 2018, she was crowned Grand Champion of the Mid-Atlantic Singer-Songwriter Competition, and the following June she delivered a Tedx Talk at Firefly 2018, discussing the importance of honesty rooted in her songwriting process. In 2021, Marielle Kraft released 4 singles, each of which found major traction on TikTok before becoming fully studio produced releases. “Everyone But Me” (February 19th), “We Were Never Friends” (March 24th), and “Second Coffee” (July 19th) feature a more developed sound than seen from Marielle before, while her latest collaboration with Charlie Brennan called “Sidelines” (October 29th) reached Spotify’s “Fresh Finds” and Apple Music’s “Breaking Singer/Songwriter” playlists. 


    Kraft’s sophomore EP “Heartspace” landed on September 30th, with lead singles “Shrink” (April 8th) and “I Kissed A Boy” (May 19th) and a nearly sold-out headlining fall tour accompanies this highly anticipated release, with much more to come from this budding singer-songwriter. Kraft launched into 2023 with two powerhouse pop singles “Owe My Ex” and “10x Better,” coupled with a nearly sold-out spring headlining tour across the United States. 


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  • Apr
    20 Sat
    Slow Hollows: Dog Heaven Tour w/ Special Guest Computerwife

    Slow Hollows: Dog Heaven Tour w/ Special Guest Computerwife

    Boston, MA
    United States
    Doors at 6:30 PM, Show at 7:00 PM
    TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
    ADVANCED: $18.00

    TICKET SALE DATES
    ADVANCED Public Onsale: November 10, 2023 10:00 AM to April 19, 2024 11:59 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
    After a three-year hiatus, Slow Hollows returns reinvented, sharing new single & video “Old Yeller.” The genre-defying Los Angeles band founded by songwriter Austin Feinstein is now his solo project. Though the group amicably disbanded in early 2020, the now 25-year-old artist never stopped writing songs. The more he fleshed out new material, the more Feinstein realized it made sense to continue on as Slow Hollows. “Ultimately making a cohesive record was the most important thing to me,” says Feinstein. “Having some time away from the band made me realize what ‘Slow Hollows’ stood for. It's hard to realize what you're getting at when you're doing it, so the time to myself helped me understand what made it work.” In sharp contrast to 2019’s Actors, which interpolated R&B and dance music and was influenced by collaborations with Frank Ocean (Feinstein sings the chorus on Blonde’s “Self Control”) and
    Tyler, the Creator (who crafted the beat for Actors’ “Heart”), “Old Yeller” focuses purely on Feinstein’s songwriting, stripping things back to only an acoustic guitar, his voice, and gentle atmospherics. “Old Yeller was recorded in two or three takes one afternoon in September ‘22” shares Feinstein, “The lyrics take inspiration from the job of an old vacuum cleaner; feeling dusty and worn down, working over the same familiar spaces over and over again, until reaching the point of frustration and resignation. Taking production inspiration from John Cale, we decided to add a drone underneath the track.”

    New York City-based Addie Warncke began Computerwife in 2018 at the beginning of her college career, using SoundCloud as a diary to chronicle her emotions. When the pandemic hit, Warncke released the five songs she was proudest of as her self-titled debut EP, and the strength of those tracks led to a signing with Danger Collective Records. Now, she’s poised to release her debut self-titled full-length: a raw and intimate portrait of her experiences processing the small but poignant moments that shape a life. Computerwife’s sound is captivating and nuanced, pushing the boundaries between analog and digital. “The main theme that ties this album together is an interest in the deep web and an attempt to combine existing media to make something new,” she explains. With her seamless blend of shoegaze, emo, and lo-fi noise pop, Computerwife speaks directly to the disquiet experienced by every 21st century digital girl with a tenuous grip on life and identity.

    Without any prior production knowledge or a band to work with, expanding her songs beyond the writing stage was a challenge Warncke sought to overcome. A Song Exploder episode about Grimes inspired her to download a free trial of Ableton so she could flesh out tracks and learn more about electronic production. On her dorm room bed, she began to record with her dad’s guitar and bass, a Fender deluxe amp, and a focusrite to Ableton. Her first EP and forthcoming debut LP are pulled from these 3 years of exploring music production on her computer, made with limited, portable equipment. Computerwife ultimately reflects Warncke’s very core; it was inspired by internet rabbit holes, books, films, albums, and bands that have shaped her: from Coney Island to My Bloody Valentine, Alex G, The Flaming Lips and Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Lyrically, Computerwife grapples with the psychological state Warncke was in when she, in her own words, “went crazy, deleted all my music, and ran back home.” 


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  • Apr
    26 Fri
    Ankur Tewari

    Ankur Tewari

    Boston, MA
    United States
    Doors at 6:30 PM, Show at 7:00 PM
    TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
    ADVANCED: $30.00

    TICKET SALE DATES
    ADVANCED Public Onsale: February 16, 2024 1:00 PM to April 25, 2024 11:59 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
    Ankur Tewari is a renowned singer songwriter and a prominent name in the Indian film industry. He has contributions as a music director, songwriter and a music supervisor for critically acclaimed films such as Gully Boy, Gehraaiyaan, The Archies and Kho Gaye Hum Kahan. His songs Sabse Peeche Hum khade, Dil beparvah, Jeene Mein Aaye Maza and Gehraiyaan have won him multiple awards and featured in numerous playlists through the years. Ankur is also the creative architect for Coke Studio Bharat.

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  • May
    4 Sat
    Rebel Kicks / Ollie Gullick & The Lads

    Rebel Kicks / Ollie Gullick & The Lads

    Boston, MA
    United States
    Doors at 6:30 PM, Show at 7:00 PM
    TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
    ADVANCED: $15.00

    TICKET SALE DATES
    ADVANCED Public Onsale: September 13, 2023 10:00 AM to May 3, 2024 11:59 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

    It all started the day Anthony Babino walked into his younger brother’s room and simply said: “Here is a bass and here is a setlist—we have a gig Friday.” Up until then, the brothers had been lifelong musicians, playing and singing harmony with their father—a professional jazz musician—but had yet to find their music. Today, Anthony and Steven are New York-based touring and recording artist, Rebel Kicks, a rock-leaning, indie-pop band with an electronic twist. Since forming in 2018, Rebel Kicks has released a full length album, A Portrait of Man: Part 1; a live EP; a string of singles, several of which have been featured on MTV and Showtime; and they are about to release a brand new EP with all new music. Live, the band augments its lineup with longtime bandmates, Daniel Bradley (drums) and Dorian Lake (keys/vocals). Rebel Kicks has shared bills with artists such as Foo Fighters, Blink-182, Mac Miller, Iggy Azalea, Incubus, and more.


    The brothers have issued several new singles in 2023, including the irresistibly energetic single, “Silhouette,” (released in February); the rock n roll / electronica song “Electrophoria” which they performed live on Good Day NY (with Rosanna Scotto); their version of Beatles classic “Please Please Me” which has gained International acclaim; and several more on it’s way including “The Girl From Barcelona”.   


    The brothers are musically self-contained. Anthony and Steven are gifted multi-instrumentalists who often write, record, produce, and play all the instruments on their songs. Rebel Kicks craft anthemic alternative pop refreshingly infused with social commentary and powerful personal revelation.

    Ollie Gullick, a 19-year-old artist from the UK, recently relocated from Abu Dhabi to Boston to pursue music at Berklee. His band, The Lads, has begun establishing a presence in the Boston music scene, including winning the Berklee Miracle Club's 2023 Battle of the Bands. Their music incorporates elements of rock, folk, indie, and pop, centering on experiences of growing up away from home and as a member of the LGBT community. Anticipate an evening brimming with tales of identity, movement, change, and all that accompanies it.

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  • May
    9 Thu
    Jenny Owen Youngs

    Jenny Owen Youngs

    Boston, MA
    United States
    Doors at 6:30 PM, Show at 7:00 PM
    TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
    ADVANCED: $20.00

    TICKET SALE DATES
    ADVANCED Public Onsale: February 2, 2024 10:00 AM to May 8, 2024 11:59 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
    In the decade since Jenny Owen Youngs last released a full length album, she’s toured the world, co written a #1 hit single, launched a wildly popular podcast, landed a book deal, placed songs in a slew of films and television series, moved from Brooklyn to Los Angeles to coastal Maine, and gotten married, divorced, and married again. She’s done everything, it seems, except release another album....until now. Avalanche, Youngs’ exception debut for Yep Roc records, offers up an achingly beautiful exploration of loss, resilience, and growth from an artist who’s experienced more than her fair share of each in recent years. Produced by Josh Kaufman (Bonny Light Horseman, The Hold Steady, Cassandra Jenkins, Josh Ritter) and written with a series of friends including S. Carey, Madi Diaz, The Antlers’ Peter Silberman, and Christian Lee Hutson, the songs are deceptively serene here, layering Youngs’ infectious pop sensibilities atop lush, dreamy arrangements that often belie the swift emotional currents lurking underneath. Her performances, meanwhile, are riveting and nuanced to match, gentle yet insistent as they reckon with the pain of regret and the joy of redemption, sometimes in the very same breath. The result is the most raw and arresting release of Youngs’ remarkable career, a brutally honest, deeply vulnerable work of self reflection that learns to make peace with the past as it transforms doubt and grief into hope and transcendence.

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  • May
    20 Mon
    Pacific Avenue

    Pacific Avenue

    Boston, MA
    United States
    Doors at 6:30 PM, Show at 7:00 PM
    TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
    ADVANCED: $22.00

    TICKET SALE DATES
    ADVANCED Public Onsale: February 16, 2024 10:00 AM to May 19, 2024 11:59 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
    Riding the wave of their recent triumphs, Pacific Avenue has emerged as a shining example of rock's resurgence in Australia's contemporary music scene. Their debut album 'Flowers' has achieved critical and commercial success, securing a top-three spot on the ARIA charts, behind notable artists such as Ed Sheeran and Morgan Wallen. With two ARIA nominations and multiple hit singles featured in Triple J’s Hottest 100, the band has resonated with fans across various genres and generations.

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  • May
    23 Thu
    Willi Carlisle

    Willi Carlisle

    Boston, MA
    United States
    Doors at 6:30 PM, Show at 7:00 PM
    TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
    ADVANCED: $18.00

    TICKET SALE DATES
    ADVANCED Public Onsale: February 16, 2024 10:00 AM to May 22, 2024 11:59 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
    For folk singer Willi Carlisle, singing is healing. And by singing together, he believes we can begin to reckon with the inevitability of human suffering and grow in love. On his latest album, Critterland, Carlisle invites audiences to join him: "If we allow ourselves to sing together, there's a release of sadness, maybe even a communal one. And so for me personally, singing, like the literal act of thinking through suffering, is really freeing," he says.

    Rooted in the eclectic and collective world of his live shows, Carlisle's third album, Critterland takes up where his sophomore album, Peculiar, Missouri left off, transforming Peculiar's big tent into a Critterland menagerie and letting loose the weirdos he gathered together. The album is a wild romp through the backwaters of his mind and America, lingering in the odd corners of human nature to visit obscure oddballs, dark secrets, and complicated truths about the beauty and pain of life and love.

    Produced by the GRAMMY Award-nominated Darrell Scott and to be released Jan. 26, 2024 by Signature Sounds, Critterland considers where we come from and where we are going. On the album, he takes on human suffering through stories about forbidden love, loss, generational trauma, addiction, and suicide, believing that by processing the traits and trauma we inherit, he can reach a deeper understanding of what it means to succeed and to exist.

    "In many ways, the suffering that has gotten us here is going to control us. Our superstition and our prejudice is going to control us," Carlisle says. "But in another way, we're physiologically set up to be instantaneously expressive of all of those feelings. And what comes out in moments of collectivity, is not just singing, but what I'd hope is a national reckoning with these various different kinds of suffering."

    Throughout Critterland runs Carlisle's unease with the tension between love and the reality of an often painful world. He's adamant that everyone should find and feel love, including queer love, love with no reproductive purpose, and love of ourselves; "I think at the heart of the record is the conflict between those two things, between doomed love and the possibility that that love creates," he says.

    But for Carlisle, finding the possibilities that love creates is often tinged with profound sadness, and he describes Critterland as "more of a Sunday morning crier than a Saturday night banger." On "The Arrangements," he speaks as a son ruminating on the traits he's inherited from an imperfect father as he prepares for the man's funeral; in "Dry County Dust," he revels in the simple trappings of country life he loves intimately, like home-made jam and backyard chickens, all while considering the shackles of expectation; in "The Great Depression," a dust bowl ballad heavy with implications for our current era, Carlisle leans on the term's double meaning; with "I Want No Children," he unapologetically requests that his family name die with him; and in the album's final track, "The Money Grows on Trees," he crafts an outlaw tale into a seven-minute indictment of capitalism and greed.

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  • May
    29 Wed
    Ghostly Kisses

    Ghostly Kisses

    Boston, MA
    United States
    Doors at 6:30 PM, Show at 7:00 PM
    TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
    ADVANCED: $20.00

    TICKET SALE DATES
    ADVANCED Public Onsale: February 2, 2024 10:00 AM to May 28, 2024 11:59 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

    Music has always been around Margaux Sauvé, born in Quebec to a family of musicians; she picked up the violin at the tender age of five. Moving on to the Conservatoire in Quebec, she quit due to “missing the fun part of it” but still loved music so started to play violin in local bands. Singing came a bit later as she thought that “to be a singer you had to have a powerful voice and be loud”, something that doesn’t come naturally to her as a quiet, thoughtful person. Alongside this, the pop music on the radio whilst growing up in Quebec wasn’t connecting with her, so it wasn’t until she started to write music whilst studying psychology at University that the creativity and desire to express revealed itself: “it just opened a completely new path for me”. 


    Writing music as Ghostly Kisses arrived at a moment where Margaux was in “a living situation I was not able to get out of. A toxic relationship where I had a hard time understanding what was happening.” With this knowledge, it is understandable that most of her early music has a sorrowful but exploratory mood; knowing there were things she needed to express, but not understanding quite how instinctively she was writing until years later it became apparent what she was singing about.

    And now, with ‘Heaven, Wait’, her mesmeric debut album ready for release, her songwriting has developed to the point that this is the first time she has written and felt like she was part of the conversation. Able to view herself with an external eye, the album reflects transitions and rebirth - still talking about difficult situations, but with the ability to cast someone else in the lead role, giving the music a deeply personal yet starkly universal appeal. One which Margaux feels has come from “a more mature, adult way of looking at it.”


    Identifying key themes of the album, Margaux frames the album artwork within the context of the songs as being “from water towards the air, there’s a lot of dark around me and I’m just going through to the light.”  And that feels like the crux of the album, that nothing is perfect - there are always difficult situations, but it is about trusting the process and working hard towards something positive.

    All the songs on ‘Heaven, Wait’ talk at some point about a transition or a relationship she had to work on, not wanting to be stuck in a situation forever. Whilst the story of the album is an intensely personal journey, it’s the first time we find Margaux writing about excitement and desire. We also hear her develop as an artist with liberating songs that can be danced to amongst the darker, more melodramatic songs she has built her name on.


    If title track ‘Heaven, Wait’ encapsulates the positive side of growth, then other songs, such as first single ‘Don’t Know Why’ is about how “at some point I had to let go and accept defeat, it was my own choice to leave and it was painful.” ‘Blackbirds’ is about depression; something she experienced first hand when she was eighteen going into an intensely dark place: “there was no grey area, there was only black or an idea of being free.” 

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  • Jun
    10 Mon
    SOLD OUT: Mon Rovîa

    SOLD OUT: Mon Rovîa

    Boston, MA
    United States
    Doors at 6:30 PM, Show at 7:00 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
    This show is sold out.

    Mon Rovîa was born in Liberia. He was born into a civil war, escaping the life of a child soldier, and rescued by the hands of missionaries. Rovîa spent a lot of his developmental years living in a variety of places with a number of life experiences. His music is a culmination of these experiences blended with the empathy he feels for the experiences with others. The mission of Rovîa's music is to heal with others — with every nation and tongue, in due time.

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939 Boylston St
Boston, MA
United States

The Red Room at Cafe 939 is Berklee’s state-of-the-art, all-ages venue. Embracing nearly all styles of music from rock, jazz, folk, and world music to bluegrass, hip-hop, avant-garde, and more, the Red Room at Cafe 939 is a 200-capacity club dedicated to showcasing, developing, and supporting music and performance.

The Red Room at Cafe 939 has hosted shows by Hozier, Snarky Puppy, Ryan Bingham, Betty Who, Antonio Sanchez, Ingrid Michaelson, Passenger with Ed Sheeran, JPRiZM, Owl City, Leon Bridges, Geri Allen, and Karmin, to name just a dozen.

Please note: Unless noted, all shows are standing room only.