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Bon Jersey, the ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute.
Bon Jersey, the ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute.
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It's another music weekend in Boston starting at the Chicken Bone on Friday, March 21, 2014. The Peacheaters Band will be performing their all Allman Brothers show at the Chicken Bone, 358 Waverly Street, Framingham, (800)946-4728.

Also on Friday, it's the Soul Box Band at Ming Dynasty, 752 Plain Street Marshfield (781)834-6691. This bands repertoire includes influences of funk, soul, rock, and reggae. Soul Box creates a sound that is simultaneously new and classic.

The Middle East, Friday, March 21, 2014, has Jonathan Richman, a Natick native, playing with drummer Tommy Larkins. In 1969, Richman moved to New York City to pursue his musical career and satisfy his infatuation with Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground. When he returned to Boston he formed The Modern Lovers, a proto-punk garage rock band. Other notable members of the group were keyboard player Jerry Harrison and drummer David Robinson, who later joined Talking Heads and The Cars. The Middle East, 472-480 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, (617)864-3278.

Craig Carter and the Hurricane Trio will be at the Blackthorne Publick House on Friday night. Blackthorne Publick House, 402 Turnpike Street, South Easton, MA. (508)297-2236.

House of Blues on Saturday, March 22, 2014 brings us Drive by Truckers with their 12th release, English Oceans. Patterson Hood and Mike Cooley, co founding members, wrote all but one of the thirteen songs on this new release which was recorded in thirteen days of sessions in August 2013.

Peter Parcek will be at the Chicken Bone on Saturday, March 22, 2014. He weaves rock, gypsy-jazz, country, folk, and blues into a tapestry of melody and harmony. Parcek calls his approach soul guitar. The Chicken Bone, 358 Waverly Street, Framingham, (800)946-4728.

Bon Jersey, the ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute Band will be at Firefly's in Marlborough on Saturday, March 22, 2014. Formally known as Jovi, hailing from all corners of New England and winner of Limelight Magazine's 2010 Tribute Band Of The Year, Bon Jersey has been playing to packed houses for the past six years. The band's frontman, Joe Ventura, gets mistaken for Jon Bon Jovi on a regular basis and has all the stage moves and signature sound down to a tee. Firefly's, 350 East Main Street, Marlborough, (508)357-8883.

The Gretchen Bostrom/Silvertone Steve Acoustic Duo will be performing at The Emerald Rose, 785 Boston Road, Billerica, MA, on Saturday, March 22, 2014. 7:30pm. Bostrom is a blues vocalist who has been performing for audiences in the New England area for close to a decade. During her years at Emerson College in Boston, Bostrom's love of the blues was deepened while working at WERS, the college radio station, which had a huge record library that introduced her to new music. Bostrom and Silvertone Steve also play with the Juke Joint Five.

Soul Box band is playing on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at the Royal Garden, 3 Tremont Street, Kingston, MA. (781)585-5506.

Fil Pacino and his band are also playing on Saturday night at The New World Tavern, 56 Main Street, Plymouth, (508)927-4250. It's the Singlecast CD Release party! There are going to be several bands playing, all of whom were produced by Intergalactic Audio Guru Sean McLaughlin. Greg Settino, Munk Duane and the man of the hour Sean McLaughlin will be playing alongside of Pacino.

One of Boston's favorite top 40 country tribute bands, Walkin the Line will be at New England Seafood, 159 Pelham Street, Methuen, MA. (978)965-2242. This band consists of musicians who bring years of experience playing with some of the best bands around. Influences range from Miranda Lambert to Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley to the Zac Brown Band. So grab your cowboy boots and hit the dance floor, because that's where you'll be!

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