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Music in Boston, it's the weekend by Amy Nachbar

Fil Pacino
Fil Pacino
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It's still summer so head on down to the C Note, 159 Nantasket Ave in Hull on Friday night, September 5, 2014 to see a great band, Slapback who do rock with a funk edge and have infectious melodies. Lead vocalist Michele Gear-Cole has been in original bands around Boston for many years. The band is: Steve Cole on bass, Jack Lewis on guitar and David Grutter on drums. More band info: http://www.slapbackband.com

At the Brighton Music Hall
At the Brighton Music Hall
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The Paradise Rock Club is hosting an event on Friday, September 5, 2014, Heffron Drive, originally slated to play at the Paradise but is now moved to the Brighton Music Hall, 158 Brighton Ave in Allston. This band came together in 2008 and was a passion project in a bedroom studio in Burbank, California. It's now become a whirlwind endeavor, with energetic and dedicated fans across the globe. Their new release is called, "Happy Mistakes." Kendall Schmidt is founder of the passionately-adored electro-pop band along with Dustin Belt on back up vocals and guitar. More band info: http://www.heffrondrive.com All tickets for the Paradise show of Heffron Drive will be honored at Brighton Music Hall. This event is open to all ages. Tickets: http://bit.ly/VTBO41

The New World Tavern, 56 Main Street in Plymouth has a showcase of artists at the Plymouth Calling Festival on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. The line up is Singlecast, a rock band out of Boston with Jason Nute on drums, Paul Mangiaratti on vocals/guitar and Ian Cariolo on bass/vocals. Fil Pacino (http://www.ebsrocks.com), Double D and the Haymakers with classic country covers and choice originals featuring Ward Hayden of Girls Guns and Glory. The band is: Ward Hayden on guitar, David DeLuca on guitar, Greg Loughman on bass and Josh Kiggans on drums. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/doubledandhaymakers

On Saturday, September 6, 2014 it's the 4th Annual JP Music Festival at Pinebanks Field located at Perkins Street and Jamaica Way in Boston. The event is FREE! There will be two stages and twenty one bands who will perform from 12 noon till 7:00 p.m. and will feature musicians, bands, group, or ensemble members who either live or work in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood. A 70 minute playlist featuring the 2014 artists can be heard on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/jpmusicfestival. A great day of music!

Stillburnin Band, a kick ass, high energy Southern rock band returns to the Simple Man Saloon, 119 High Street in Clinton on Saturday, September 6, 2014. The band is: Tom Liberatore on lead guitar, Dennis Douglas on bass, Steve Gunnard on lead vocals and rhythm guitar, Roger “Roddie” Jordan on keyboards and vocals and Paul “Crash” Carchio on drums. For more band info: http://www.stilburnin.com/

Miranda Lambert will be at the Xfinity Center, 885 South Main Street, Mansfield, on Saturday, September 6, 2014 with Justin Moore a country recording artist and Thomas Rhett a rock, pop, country recording artist.

Doubleshot is playing out this weekend at the Stadium Quincy, 1495 Hancock Street, Quincy on Saturday, September 6, 2014. If you want to hear some heavy rock, then go and see this band! Band members: Billy Feeney, Bob Coots, Ian Garvey and Peter Kendall. More band info: http://www.doubleshotboston.com
- Hard Rock Cover Band

Craig Carter along with George Blier will be performing at the Blackthorne Publick House, 402 Turnpike St in South Easton on Saturday night, September 6, 2014. Carter will be playing all his favorite acoustic songs with the help of George Blier on bass.