Boston, we’ve got everything except snow thus far? That’s good! Last year we were so hammered, it was enough. There are a lot of events this weekend all over town. Examiner wants to thank all of you for sending in your weekend pictures. Keep em coming! Here are some weekend suggestions for you.
The Vyntyge Skynyrd Band returns to Showcase Live, 23 Patriot Place, in Foxboro on Friday, January 15 and will be playing most of those Lynyrd Skynyrd hits including, Sweet Home Alabama, Free Bird, Gimme Three Steps, and What’s Your Name. Special guests opening the night, are The Peacheaters, a tribute to the music of the Allman Brothers with their blues rock infused sound.
Singer and song writer Grace Morrison, who took home the 2015 New England Music Grass Roots Award, will be performing on Friday, January 15, at the Brick Hill House, 164 Brick Hill Road in Orleans. The concert is FREE but there is a suggested donation of $20. Morrison is also the voice of the 2015 Cardi’s Furniture Holiday Campaign, and a video of her song ‘The Trouble’ was featured during the American Idol finale.
Singlecast, a Boston based indie rock trio will be performing at the House of Blues Boston, 15 Lansdowne Street in Boston on Friday, January 15. Joining Singlecast Music are Mammother, a metal, rock, and progressive blues band and party band, Southie Connect.
Chris Moreno Music, an alternative pop rock performer will be playing at The Middle East, 472 Massachusetts Ave. in Cambridge on Friday, January 15.
The 5th Annual Winter Blues Festival will be at Temple Ahavath Torah, 1179 Central Street in Stoughton on Saturday, January 16. Award winning blues man Vinny Serino with Boston Baked Blues and the Temple Horns, Shor’ty Billups, Erin Harpe and the Delta Swingers, Lee Hawkins and his band, and Jason Ricci. This will be a great night of music! Contact Rabbi J for more information at (781)344-8733 or e-mail Rabbij@atorah.org.
The International Rolling Stones show is at the Regent Theatre, 7 Medford Street in Arlington on Saturday, January 16, with SATISFACTION. The band has changed a few faces with this go round, but they still stay true to the look, sound, and attitude of the Stones.Chris Legrand, lead vocalist is truly a dead ringer for Jagger. This is the band’s 15th year in production with over 2000 performances. They are also the ONLY tribute band to have their own show on the Vegas strip. A must see band at the Regent Theatre if you haven’t seen them already.
Grammy winner Charles Neville and one of the four Neville Brothers who have conquered the music industry, will be joining the Willie J. Laws Band at the Bull Run Restaurant, 215 Great Road in Shirley on Saturday, January 16. Neville will wow you with his saxophone and Laws, creates a soulful mix of Southern Texas blues, funk, and classic R & B.
The House of Blues – Foundation Room, 15 Lansdowne Street in Boston has those funky reggae guys, The Cornerstone Band along with rock band Crooked Coast, on Saturday, January 16. The Foundation Room is a throwback to the 1960’s with fabric covered walls, statues, and cool furnishings. A great spot to see a band!