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Review of an Opening Act: LISTENER

Review of an Opening Act: LISTENER

brian June 15, 2012 Comments Off on Review of an Opening Act: LISTENER

Normally this space is reserved for reviews of bands that are still paying their dues and climbing up the respect ladder to get that oh-so-sweet spot as the headliner. But rules should be overlooked

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Showboat: Two Shows Worth Seeing in September

Showboat: Two Shows Worth Seeing in September

brian September 16, 2011 Comments Off on Showboat: Two Shows Worth Seeing in September

August is gone, September is almost over, and I’m back. Let’s skip over the “What top-secret mission have you been on these past two months” and get straight into two upcoming shows in the

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Review of An Opening Act: Laura Stevenson

Review of An Opening Act: Laura Stevenson

junkyardarts July 27, 2011 Comments Off on Review of An Opening Act: Laura Stevenson

It was hot in Allston’s Great Scott last Saturday night. Very hot. Between temperatures outside reaching 90+ degrees and a large turnout for the night’s headliner, burgeoning folk-blues star William Elliot Whitmore, no one

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ShowBoat: End of July 2011 Concert Listing

ShowBoat: End of July 2011 Concert Listing

brian July 19, 2011 Comments Off on ShowBoat: End of July 2011 Concert Listing

Junkyard Arts is looking to expand on our music features, so we’re introducing a monthly round-up of shows: ShowBoat! We’re based in the New England area, so some of these shows may not be accessible

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Black Wine’s Summer of Indifference: When Pop-Punk Mated with Hardcore

Black Wine’s Summer of Indifference: When Pop-Punk Mated with Hardcore

brian July 14, 2011 Comments Off on Black Wine’s Summer of Indifference: When Pop-Punk Mated with Hardcore

When we posted a review of Screaming Females’ June appearance in Boston, little did we here at Junkyard Arts know it would open the doors to an explosive New Jersey punk scene. We recently

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