ONCE Somerville will close for at least the month of August after a series of financial setbacks including a “bookkeeper failure,” some show cancellations, and a robbery, according to owner JJ Gonson. “The robbery was almost like we were already sitting on the edge of a precipice, and it was like the wind blew,” Gonson […]Read More
“I think people think I’m pop punk ’til I die,” Ryan Agate confesses from his seat at the Winter Hill Brewery bar. Agate—who promotes shows under the name Ryan the Terrible—started booking bands when he was 17. Since moving to the Boston area in 2004, he’s become a fixture in the city’s music scene, where, […]
A look at the ultra-inclusive multimedia series that’s uniting performers across race, gender, geography and genre.
Can’t make it out to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Photographer Ron Pownall’s Somerville studio is a pretty solid substitute. The walls of his loft at the Brickbottom Artists Association are lined with decades of rock history. Here’s the guys in Boston, passed out in their tour bus as they travel between cities. […]