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state of boston music!? [04 Dec 2008|01:23am]

st3llarxst4r
Hey guys!
I'm an aspiring journalist and have decided to take on the state of Boston music for school. I was wondering if any of you guys on here could point in the right direction of who I could speak to? You know, like what local bands are really big? I'm not from Boston so any tips would be cool. Anyway thanks you guys.

Melissa
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[15 Sep 2008|06:47am]

mcflynnthm
11/22
Pilfers
Sonic Boom Six

Middle East downstairs
18+ $15adv/$20dos
Tickets on Sale 9/19
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[14 Jul 2008|05:24pm]

mcflynnthm
November 15th
Ska is Dead Presents Skanksgiving '08
Showcase Live! in Foxboro, MA

Featuring:
The Pietasters
The Toasters
Mustard Plug
Westbound Train
Bomb the Music Industry
+ more to be announced!

Skaisdead.com

I'm wicked pumped.
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[14 May 2008|07:16am]

mcflynnthm
I imagine many/all of you saw this, but for those who didn't, the Bosstones and the Dropkick Murphys will be doing 3 shows around New England.

7/10 LeLacheur Park in Lowell, MA
7/11 Hadlock Field in Portland, ME
7/12 McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, RI

Tickets for all three go on sale Saturday, 10am, via Ticketmaster.

Boston.com post.
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Several Questions [12 May 2008|09:30am]

mcflynnthm
Any of you hit up the Pietasters/Westbound Train/Have Nots show at the Middle East on Saturday night? I had a total blast!

Also, does anyone know of any fun dancehall/ska/rocksteady nights going on around the city?

And, any interesting ska or related shows happening in the next couple months in Boston?
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Three things [28 Mar 2008|09:19am]

mcflynnthm
So who else was at the Pilfers show? Totally awesome, right?

Is anyone making the trek out to Northampton for Big D/Catch 22 tonight?

And does anyone know if the second Streetlight Manifesto show is sold out?
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SKA EVENT SOUTH OF BOSTON!!!! [04 Jan 2008|03:32pm]

dr_demonic
I know a CT event is a bit far south, but hear me out on this one!

"CHECKERED PAST" TONIGHT!!!

Webster Theater Underground, Hartford CT

Doors at 9pm

18+ seven bucks
21+ five bucks

Here's your chance to skank to the upbeats of ska's brilliant past and clandestine present in a dancehall setting courtesy of DJ Jefftingley! Hope to see all of you there!

Short notice, I know, but I figured it's a legitimate dancehall theme, and who can remember the last time you skanked in a club to music ranging from The Skatalites to West Bound Train to The Blue Meanies?

Pick it up Rudeboys and Rudegirls!
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[16 Nov 2007|09:39am]

mcflynnthm
I'm really glad to have found this community, even if it hasn't been updated in a while.

Anyone hit up the Streetlight Manifesto show on Tuesday?
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Community for those who love live music [19 Jul 2007|02:30pm]

griffinmaxwell
Live is Better
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The Verge [28 Feb 2007|11:07am]

vergeconference
Hey all, I just wanted to leave a quick note to let you all know about a music conference called THE VERGE that's going to be happening in Boston April 19th-21st.

details under the cutCollapse )

Heres Some Of Our 2007 Line-Up!

Age Rings
Antje Duvekot
Bad News Brown
Bang Camaro
Black Violin
The Brightwings
Casey Desmond
Chad Perrone
Clarias
De Novo Dahl
Diet Kong
DJ Double A
Edison
Foreign Islands
Formula 412
FRED
Gokh-Bi System (GBS)
Ill Scarlet
Jake Brennan & The Confidence Men
Jill Barber

Joel Plaskett Emergency
Lucy Vincent
Meowskers
Mieka Pauley
Mobile
Oneside
Roots of Creation
Ryanhood
Slowcoaster
Spiritual Rez
State Radio
Straylight Run
The Brakes
The Receiver
The States
Todd Martin
Val Emmich
WIL
Zac Clark


Lecturers Announced!
Kevin Lyman, Vans Warped Tour
Nate Albert, Former guitarist for the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Manager of Bayside and Lost City Angels, A & R for Universal Records
Panos Panay, Founder, Sonicbids
Carla DeSantis, Publisher, ROCKRGRL
Matt Walt, Agent, Pretty Polly Production, Author of Reality Check: A Common Sense Guide To Breaking Into The Music Industry

x-posted -- not trying to spam you, just getting the word out the old-fashioned way!!
You can also friend this journal or join theverge_music if you want to get updates!
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[09 Feb 2007|01:04am]

skabandnews
Hey, I don't know how often this page gets checked, if ever, but I'm from Pinstripe Melee, and noticed that the band was in this communities interests. I thought that was awesome, and was both curious who on the boston ska scene knows of us, and also if anyone on this board are in bands, whether they're setting up any shows in boston this summer? Aside from that, I'm just writing to say hey,

-Casey F.
Pinstripe Melee
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[19 Nov 2006|07:53pm]

candy_go_ska
MY BAND NEEDS HORNERS (keyboard players too?!)
We're nixon for president, we're from LOWELL and we're desperate!

www.myspace.com/nixonska


we practice often, we've got a few songs, but we'd be so much better if we had some horners
OR A KEYBOARD PLAYER! please please send us a message on myspace or reply to this post


PLEASE WE'RE DESPERATE!
we don't even care if you can't play, if you own a horn, we'll figure something out
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[28 Aug 2006|02:04am]

anotherfight
big d & the kids table
tommorow (monday)
noon
free
pretty sure its outdoor
somewhere in harvard sq. in cambridge 'the pit' i think

going?
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[26 Jun 2006|07:40pm]

bunnygrenade
So anyone going to the RX Bandits show this weekend... or Reel Big Fish on the 11th? Any other ska shows that I'm missing out on?
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[08 Jun 2006|04:09pm]

end_of_user
Anyone else going to Aquabats tomorrow?!?!

It should be good.
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[20 Mar 2006|06:54pm]

bohemianbabe
Ok I was wondering if anyone knew where Dropkick Murphys got their name. Also am I crazy when I say I totally think Ken Casey is sexy. I'm weird like that
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Dropkick murphys!!! [20 Mar 2006|10:23am]

bohemianbabe
Went to two shows. Got to go on stage the second show, my friend got in a fight, lots of shoving, but it was great cause I got to touch and sing with Ken Casey! Let the pics speak for themselves!

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[14 Mar 2006|05:43pm]

bohemianbabe
Drop Kick's this Friday, anyone else going?
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[22 Feb 2006|11:51pm]

deirdre0lally
i dont know if it's okay to post apartment listings in here so i guess.. if you're not interested just dont clickCollapse )
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CDs I've bought [11 Feb 2006|09:15am]

bohemianbabe
Since I'm new to Punk and Ska, could you tell me which of these CDs would be considered Punk and Ska?

Fall Out Boy
Good Charlotte
Green Day
Me First and the Gimme Gimmies
My Chemical Romance
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