We’re Boston, and we’ve got it all! Thanks to all of our readers and fans for sending in some great photos of your Boston Music and Nightlife weekends. We love to see that you like our suggestions. Here are some more for this weekend in Boston.
The Hard Rock Cafe, 22-24 Clinton Street in Boston, has television celebrity Eliot Lewis of Live from Daryl’s House on Friday, January 29. Eliot Lewis has been a member of the Daryl Hall & John Oates Band since 2003 and is the only musician who has been featured on every episode of the series, which started as a web series and is now a weekly television show. He’s just released a new CD called, Crusade, and will be playing much of that CD and more at the Hard Rock.
The Cantab Lounge in Cambridge has four artists on Friday, January 29. Stars Like Ours, a 90’s influenced rock and pop band from Boston are hosts for this event which features: the Andrea Gillis Band, Emily Grogan, Eric Salt & The Electric City.
Gillis has been nominated twice for a Boston Music Award and has been a staple in the Boston music scene for many years. She is a powerhouse singer who performed the national anthem at historic Fenway Park before a Red Sox game.
Grogan is a Boston based vocalist who sings original melodic rock. She is also known for her role starring in the 13 episode prime time Canadian TV series “Rocker Moms”. She continues to play both nationally and internationally and has written and released 40 songs to critical acclaim.
Salt has a Boston based rock band with an eclectic sound. His music contributions include scoring the indie movie “The Busker” in 2006 and also contributed scoring to critically acclaimed documentary filmmaker David Sutherland’s “Country Boys”. Salt’s music has been featured in television shows “Dawson’s Creek” and “Summerland”.
How about a little blues? Vinny Serino will bring down the house with his Boston Baked Blues Band at Pete’s Bar and Grill, 540 South Street in Quincy on Friday, January 29. This band will surely keep you up on the dance floor. FREE admission.
On Saturday, January 30, a first of it’s kind event that combines art, fashion, and writing, at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, 606 Congress Street in Boston. This is a book launch for author, Zareh Zurabyan, who will be on hand to sign her book for you entitled, “Letters to You”. There will also be a fashion show by Boston based fashion designer, Samuel Vartan who designed clothes that encapsulate the emotions of the characters from eight letters within Zurabyan’s book, through his own perspective. Also, there will be an Art Exhibit by Lucie Abdalian inspired by the last three letters of the book. The event is FREE and starts at 7 p.m.
Olympia’s Zorba Music Hall, 439 Market Street in Lowell has a great night with four bands on Saturday, January 30. They are: Hunter, Best Not Broken, Brian Chaffee, and Harry Borsh. Hunter is an alternative, folk, rock band from Nashua, New Hampshire. Best Not Broken is a rock, pop band that went from playing clubs and now have a regional following. They recently put out their debut EP, “Somewhere Good”, which was produced by David Minehan. Brian Chaffee has a five piece band that plays folk, rock, reggae, and pop. Harry Borsh and his band, The Squires of Soul, blend soul, R & B, Pop, with a feel good vibe. This should be a great night with four great acts!
It’s a dance party at Firefly’s, 350 E. Main Street in Marlborough on Saturday, January 30. It’s “Pieces of Eight”, a big band with eight members who sing and play and will keep you up all night. And you will recognize most of the members in this band because they all play with other loved Boston bands. It’s a Dance the Night Away party with Pieces of Eight! Tickets: $7. at the door.