music

Alice Phoebe Lou

Alice Phoebe Lou first traversed Europe in 2010, at the age of 16. Inspired by street artists, she began performing as a fire dancer before eventually turning to music. She relocated to Berlin in 2013 and began to develop a devoted following of fans, supporters and collaborators. She soon self-released her first body of work, […]



The Brook & The Bluff

Established in Birmingham, AL, The Brook & The Bluff is a four-man band that consists of frontman Joseph Settine, drummer John Canada, guitarist Alec Bolton and bassist Fred Lankford. The guys have quickly become recognized for their evocative blend of instrumental talent and vocal harmony. These elements are readily apparent in the band’s debut track, […]


Jean-Michel Blais

Dans ma main, the sophomore release by pianist and composer Jean-Michel Blais, is an expansive album of post-classical piano with strands of electronic detail. Blending his conservatory skill and precise pop sensibility with synthetic accompaniment, Blais creates unique environments where the piano’s intimacy can be subtly disrupted at any time. Largely composed in one week […]


Will Evans & Rising Tide (from Barefoot Truth)

Will Evans has spent the past decade as the front man for the roots/rock outfit Barefoot Truth. He recorded four full-length albums and several EPs of his original music with the band. Barefoot Truth’s release, Carry Us On, debuted at no. 10 on the iTunes Rock Chart, and the band has surpassed 20 million plays on Spotify. […]


Bailen / Cypress

When they’re not touring with jazz virtuoso Raul Midón, or starring on London’s West End in the hit show Close to You; Bacharach Reimagined, 25-year-old twins Daniel (Bass) and David Bailen (Drums) are playing and singing in three part harmony with their 19-year-old sister Julia (Guitar), in their band BAILEN. Childhood friend Pierre Piscitelli (Keyboards) […]


8th Annual Dia de los Muertos Block party at Taza Chocolate!

Calling all Calaveras and friends!!! Join us at the factory on Saturday, October 27th from 12-5 PM for our favorite party of the year!! We are taking over the block once more with food, music, face painting and frolic for all ages! In addition to free samples of our hot chocolate along with other stone […]


Tomberlin

On her deeply moving debut album At Weddings, Sarah Beth Tomberlin writes with the clarity and wisdom of an artist well beyond her years. Like Julien Baker and Sufjan Stevens, she has a knack for transforming the personal into parable. Like Grouper, she has a feel for the transcendent within the ordinary. Born in Jacksonville, […]


Palaver Strings: Sing to the Moon

Palaver Strings presents an evening of classical music and spoken word connected. Inspired by Laura Mvula’s song “Sing to the Moon,” this program deals with mental health issues both among musicians and in the world at large. Palaver will perform well-known works by composers who struggled with mental health, including Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, and Rachmaninoff, along- […]


Kyle Nasser Sextet featuring Roman Filiu and Allan Mednard

A Massachusetts native and graduate of both Harvard and Berklee, Kyle Nasser has been described as possessing, “superlative musicianship as a performer, writer and a bandleader…ardent creativity and urbane artistic composure” (Hrayr Attarian, All About Jazz). Since moving to New York City in 2010, he has played at some of the city’s most prestigious venues […]


Newpoli Live at Rockwell Theater

Newpoli’s Carmen Marsico, Angela Rossi and Fabio Pirozzolo grew up hearing the ornaments and songs in their corner of southern Italy, Campania and Basilicata: The ballads and women’s songs vibrating with intricate ornaments, the voices raised at church or in kitchens to the thrum of the tamburello. Yet over time, they and their musical kindred spirits […]


New Festival Highlights Local Womxn in Music

For the team behind Bust Out Boston, the music festival is a sign of support for the #MeToo movement. “We wanted to create a platform and a safe space for womxn, non-binary, trans, and marginalized individuals to perform,” Alyssa Spector, a producer of the five-day festival, told Scout in an email. “It’s important for our […]