Boston’s got another busy weekend. The 100 year anniversary of the Regent Theatre on Sunday, April 24, complete with a silent film starring Mary Pickford. Of course, all the music venues will be packed with bands and talented artists. Here are a few suggestions from byteclay.com.
On Friday, April 22, Internal Matter, 35 Channel Center Street, Suite 100 in Boston has, Tony Savarino and the Savtones. They’ll be playing two sets of your favorite, country, jazz, polka, reggae, soul, and swing. Gee Tony, you do it all! Savarino teaches at the Berklee College of Music summer program and is also a teacher at Mass Avenue Music.
The Cannery Music Hall, 12 Crane Street in Southbridge has the Barrett Anderson Band and Ben Knight on Friday, April 22. Both of these bands have received awards and continue to impress. They are two of the hottest are performers who will give you big blues, soul, and rock & roll.
Witzend will be at the Charlie Horse, 674 Old West Center Street in West Bridgewater on Friday, April 22. It will be an energetic night with all Top 40 rock, so be prepared to dance.
PA’s Lounge, 345 Somerville Avenue in Somerville has, Gretchen and the Pickpockets on Friday, April 22. They’ll be teaming up with WEMF for this show, and three other bands including Caged Heat, Red Francis, and Dear June.
Those boys of Ghost Train will be at Celley’s Pub, 742 Western Avenue in Lynn on Friday, April 22. A new band of seasoned musicians who nail that blues rock sound. Check them out if you haven’t done so already.
The 2nd Annual Boots to Roots, a smashing line-up of musical artists will be at Loretta’s Last Call, 1 Lansdowne Street in Boston on Saturday, April 23. It’s an all-ages showcase of songwriters from blues, bluegrass, country, pop, and rock. There will be original material performed as well as some full cover bands including Sold Under Sin and the Alec Mac Band. Tickets at the door $15.
The 11th Annual Food Drive takes place this year at the Quincy Sons of Italy, 120 Quarry Street in Quincy on Saturday, April 23, with the Houston Bernard Band. A very special night to help out those less fortunate. Bernard’s band came out with a killer new album, “Knockin Boots” available on iTunes. So grab your cowboy boots and get in on the line dancing. Don’t trip! The event is hosted by the Perry Project.
Aerochix, an all girl Aerosmith tribute band, will be at Olympia’s Zorba Music Hall, 439 Market Street in Lowell on Saturday, April 23. These five girls have the wardrobe, and stage presence, along with the vocals. They know how to rock.
The Jasper Hill Cafe, 770 Washington Street in Holliston, has Fat City Band on Saturday, April 23. It’s a big band with a big sound of swing, jump blues, New Orleans-style R&B. These guys have been around for a long time and continue to gain more fans with each show that they play.