It’s another weekend, a long one, with Marathon Monday. Where are you going? Live music, and events are all over town. We at byteclay.com like to give you some suggestions. We also like the pictures that our Boston music fans send in to us for Photo of the Week and Throwback Thursday.
On Friday, April 15, blues and harp legend, James Montgomery, will be performing at the Olympia’s Zorba Music Hall, 439 Market Street in Lowell. When Montgomery plays the harmonica, it’s been said that he brings it on home. For thirty years he has fronted his own band and has been a vital presence in Blues as one of the most dynamic performers on the scene.
The Hard Rock Cafe, 22-24 Clinton Street in Boston has the New England Award winner for Pop Act of the Year, The Dirty Dottys, who will be going acoustic for the night; singer, songwriter and multi award winner at NEMA, Frank Viele; Greg Adams; and The Instigators, on Friday, April 15.
The Ross Livermore band will be at Great Scott, 1222 Commonwealth Avenue in Allston on Friday, April 15. The band plays original rock and soul with an edge. They call Boston and Nashville their home. Opening for Livermore is Holy Ghost Tent Revival.
Way Up South, will be at Beatnik’s, 433 Park Avenue in Worcester on Friday, April 15. They are still a relatively new Boston based band. Their music is mostly original with a few covers from Americana, country rock, and good old rock.
The Cornerstone Band, and Higher Education will be at the Red Parrot, 1 Hull Shore Drive in Hull on Saturday, April 16. They original reggae rock music and hail from the South Shore. They’ve been featured at numerous festivals and were even flown down to the Caribbean to play the annual Heineken St. Maarten Regatta, supporting headliners Kool and The Gang. You can check out these reggae boys here: https://m.youtube.com/watch?sns=fb&v=qZfMOsRuVts
A New England Music Award winner for the 2016 Country Act of the Year, Annie Brobst and her band will be at Breakaway, 221 Newbury Street in Danvers on Saturday, April 16. This is the first time Brobst will be performing with her full band at Breakaway. They also have a new band member. Tickets are $7. at the door.
The Limelight Magazine 8th Annual Music Awards 2016 will be at the Spire Center for Performing Arts in Plymouth on Saturday, April 16. The Boston based power pop rock band, POP GUN, are nominated for Band of the Year. Singer, songwriter, Jenna Lotti will be hosting the event.
Neal Vitullo and his band Neal and the Vipers will be at The C Note, 159 Nantasket Avenue in Hull on Saturday, April 16. Vitello has shared the stage with BB King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Robert Plant and many other noteable celebrities. The band plays blues, R & B, rockabilly, and some surf tunes. His career has spanned more than thirty years.