We’re fast into fall and with all the students back in Beantown, the live music venues are hopping. We liked your Halloween photos for our photo gallery of our readers, so keep those pictures coming and we’ll post them. You can also post at the bottom of this article in the comments section. Here are some of our weekend suggestions for your rockin weekend.
The Cantab Lounge, 738 Masschusetts Ave, in Cambridge has the Liz Borden Band on Friday, November 20. The band has an alternative melodic indie rock sound with a dose of punk and a lot of attitude. They play original songs, and some new ones even crossing the Dixie line, but always with that Borden edge. Also in the night’s line up are, Flight of Fire, an all girl rock band and Louder Than Milk. Tickets are available at the door.
The Yardbirds, with new addition Johnny A, will be at the Larcom Theatre, 13 Wallis Street in Beverly on Friday, November 20. This band was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and listed in Rolling Stone’s, 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. This will be the band’s only Boston area concert on their United States tour. Founding member Jim McCarty has recruited bassist Kenny Aaronson (Bob Dylan, Billy Idol, Brian Setzer, Mick Taylor). Tickets at the door or call: (978)922-6313
The Regent Theatre, 7 Medford Street in Arlington has AFTERFAB, on Friday, November 20. This Beatles Tribute Band focuses on the Beatles solo years. AfterFab is the world’s only tribute to the solo years of all four Beatles. It’s a tribute to a band that never existed except in the hearts of a billion Beatles fans worldwide. Call for ticket info or tickets are available at the door:(781) 646-4849
Chris Stovall Brown and his band are returning for a night of blues at Chili Head BBQ, 320 West Canter Street in West Bridgewater on Friday, November 20. Accompanying Brown are Bob Vabulas on bass and Ephraim Lowell on drums. A big shout out to Lowell who has spent many months with Allman, Neville, Pitchell band. There is no cover charge for this show.
Soul Box Band is at the Next Page, 550 Broad Street in East Weymouth of Friday, November 20. It will be a night of blues, funk, reggae and rock when these guys hit the stage. No cover charge and make sure you try the pizza at the Page!
A night of country with one of Boston’s favorite country bands, Walkin the Line, who will be at Toby Keith’s I Love this Bar & Grill, Patriot Place in Foxboro on Friday, November 20. Grab your cowboy boots and hats!
On Saturday, November 21, it’s a night of KISS with KISS Forever at Liz’s Diamond Bar & Grill, 1 Menfi Way in Hopedale. You’ll want to rock & roll all night with these guys. Between the make up, the sound, and the costumes, these guys have nailed the whole look. The show starts at 9 p.m. and tickets available at the door: $10.
Brodie’s Seaport, 215 Derby Street in Salem has the Annie Brobst Trio on Saturday, November 21. The band is: Annie Brobst, Rodger Hagopian, and percussionist Frank Pupillo. Brobst is a local singer and song writer who sings country and pop. The show will include original Brobst tunes as well as some covers.
It’s a record show and a rock concert all at once. The classic vinyl revival show at Showcase Live, 23 Patriot Place in Foxboro on Saturday, November 21, with three tribute bands. Bon Jersey, a tribute to the music catalog of Bon Jovi. This band not only sounds like the real Bon Jovi, lead vocalist Joe Ventura often gets mistaken for the real John Bon Jovi. Joining the night’s line up are the all female band, Aerochix, a tribute to the music of Aerosmith performed by an all girl rock band. And last on the line up is Cold as Ice, a tribute to Foreigner.
Vinyl is back! You can browse thousands of rare and collectible vinyl records that will be on display and for sale during this special show. Get some Christmas shopping done early for that vinyl lover in your life while you enjoy three amazing tribute acts playing some of the biggest classic hits of all time. Tickets are available at the door.