North Carolina folk-rock titans The Avett Brothers made the jump to arena headliners in Boston on Saturday night with a massive show at TD Garden. Bluegrass revivalists Old Crow Medicine Show provided support.
Art-rock songstress Annie Clark, better known as St. Vincent, brought her Digital Witness tour in support of this month's self-titled new album to the House of Blues on Thursday night. Experimental electronic artist Holly Herndon opened the night. More
Former Pavement frontman Stephen Malkmus and his long-running post-Pavement band The Jicks sold out the Paradise on Tuesday night and treated fans to new tunes and old classics. Chicago post-punk quartet Disappears opened.
North Carolina progressive metal band Between the Buried and Me and San Francisco black-gaze quintet Deafheaven topped a sold-out Sunday night bill at the Royale which also included experimental post-metal group Intronaut and Canada's The Kindred.
Austin stoner/doom/heavy metal torchbearers The Sword headlined this week's fifth consecutive sold-out show at the Middle East Downstairs on Saturday night, with support from Seattle's Big Business and Georgia prog-metal crew O'Brother.
Chicago post-metal trio Russian Circles, touring in support of 2013's "Memorial," shook a sold-out Middle East Downstairs with thunderous instrumentals on Friday night. Canadian sludge-noise rockers KEN Mode provided support. More
The third and final night of this week's House of Vans concert series brought chiptune-pop band Anamanaguchi and electronic producer/singer/songwriter Baths to the Middle East Downstairs, with support from Brooklyn duo Weeknight. More