UPDATED FEB 13: A bill to declare "Roadrunner" the official rock song of Massachusetts will be filed on February 14. And there's a Facebook page. Scroll down for details.
It appears the two sides of Joyce Linehan’s life – politics and rock and roll – are coming together in a manner both spectacularly absurd and brilliantly inevitable.
At the New England Conservatory these days, "improvisation"
means all kinds of things, not all of them jazz. You need have looked no
further than the performance by Rabbit Rabbit at the Regattabar Wednesday
night. The band is the duo project of the violinist/composer/singer (and NEC
faculty member) Carla Kihlstedt and composer-multi-instrumentalist Matthias
After doing the Berklee thing, plugging all the local hot spots from the Plough & Stars to the Regattabar, writing a sheaf of dandy original material and covering plenty of other good stuff, MISS TESS took off for Brooklyn two years ago with the rotating cast of her BON TON PARADE. Last night she was back at a familiar haunt, the Lizard Lounge, celebrating the release of a two-disc set, Live Across the Mason Dixon Line — one half recorded at the R-bar, the other at Eddie’s Attic in Decatur, Georgia.
PHOTO BY MILES WEAVER
Brett Milano reports on last night's Allman Brothers Band show at the Orpheum, the first of a four-night stand:
The Allman Brothers Band have a long history with the Orpheum Theatre, having recorded two live albums there during the '90s. But they hit the Orpheum on Tuesday night with a different venue on their minds: that show, the first of a four-night stand, devoted its second set to 1971’s Live at Fillmore East, the group’s popular breakthrough and a standard choice on “best live album ever” type lists.