House of Blues, Boston has Phantogram on Friday night, June 20, 2014. Phantogram is a duo comprised of Joshua Carter and Sarah Barthel of Saratoga Springs, New York. Their music is a mix of hazy dreamy pop, dark atmospheres, and head knocking rhythms that mixes into a compelling, original sound. For more info on this band: http://smarturl.it/PhantogramVoicesiT
On Friday, June 20, 2014 REM Tribute Band, Slapback will be performing at Michael's, 390 Court Street, Plymouth (508)746-4099. Slapback is a four piece Boston band featuring Michele Gear-Cole on vocals, Steve Cole on bass, Jack Lewis on guitar and David Grutter on drums. The band plays rock with a funk edge combined with a mix of addicting grooves and infectious melodies. For more band info: www.slapbackband.com
It's summer now so head on down to Nantasket Beach on Friday night to Daddy's Beach Club on Nantasket Ave. to see the Band, Pitch Black. This band covers rock and blues and features Scott Purslow on drums and vocals, Mark Silva on guitar and vocals and Paul Sylvia on bass and vocals. Check them out!
If you like the music of Rod Stewart then check out Jay Gates and his ultimate Rod Stewart Tribute Show. They'll be playing on Friday night at the Midway Cafe, 3496 Washington Street in Jamaica Plan 617) 524-9038.
Saturday night, the summer Boston Rock and Blues Cruise series will be featuring Ryan Montbleau and special guest Jessee Dee. Boarding begins at 6:30 p.m. and the cruise departs at 7:30 p.m. from the World Trade Center Pier, Seaport Blvd in Boston. More info and ticket information: http://rockandbluescruise.com/
The Lizard Lounge in Cambridge will be hosting the John Powhida International CD release on Saturday, June 21, 2014. John Powhida International Airport (JPX) is proud to release AIRPORT LIFE, his first CD in six years. Special guests are Schooltree and Mike Gent. The Lizard Lounge,
Powhida is a Boston singer/songwriter and a multiple Boston Music Award nominee. His songs have been featured in episodes of My Name is Earl and Men in Trees. He's also sung on recordings by The Click Five, Sarah Borges and The Gentlemen. You may have seen him perform with his beloved Boston rock and soul combo The Rudds or even as guitarist with rock n roll icon and author Bebe Buell. International Airport is a potent six piece rock, disco, soul, pop fusion band which Powhida says will be his main boogie from here on. Band members; John Powhida, James Haggerty, Peter Moore, Nathan Logus and Mike Castellana. For more info: http://www.johnpowhida.com/
On Sunday, June 22, 2014 the Paraditse Rock Club will host the Boston Rocks for Music Drives Us fund raiser. Why "Music Drives Us"? Over the past six years, the Music Drives Us Foundation has helped over 150 organizations throughout New England, as well as partnering with VH1 Save the Music. It is our mission to support Music Drives Us and preserve music programs that make a positive impact in under served communities. "Music Drives Us" is improving the quality of life through the gift of music as music programs worldwide have fallen victim to numerous budget cuts. Music Drives Us has supported very diverse types of programs, supporting music therapy, instrument replacement, and music education.
This year's line up of performers are: James Montgomery with his Supergroup Danny Klein of J Geils, Barry Goudreau formerly of the band Boston, David Hull of Aerosmith & Farrenheit, Charlie Farrenof Balloon & Farrenheit, Hirsh Gardner of New England along with Surprise Guests!
Bands include Shake the Faith, Lizzie Borden and the Axes, The Fighting Cocks and a new band out of Boston Bearstronaut. Opening the show is charlie Farren, Amanda Carr and Jon Finn who will be performing Boston's new Anthem "STRONG."
Tickets GA $20.00 VIP $50.00 available at ... http://www.eventbrite.com/e/boston-rocks-for-music-drives-us-tickets-113...