It’s another Boston music weekend, where are you going? Share your pictures and selfies with us! We want them! Here are some weekend suggestions for you.
Way Up South celebrates the release of their first CD, Big Sky, at the Thunder Road Music Club & Rock n’ Roll Bistro, 379 Somerville Ave in Somerville on Friday, October 23. This CD was recorded almost exclusively live in bassist’s John Brigham’s home studio. The debut album is a true reflection of the, Big Sky, sound that characterizes a Way Up South live show. There are no extra special studio effects or add-ons, so the fans can experience what it would be like to hear the band live. Guitarist Charley Carrozo said, “Most of all, we made a record that represents our aspirations and passions.” Find this band on Facebook for upcoming dates.
The Suzie Hatton band featuring Gino Caira will be at Uncle Eddie’s Oceanside Tavern, 8 Ocean Front N, Salisbury on Friday, October 23. It will be a night of fun, upbeat danceable music! The band’s new video, Paint the Town Red, is out now on You Tube. Find Hatton’s band on Facebook for more info and dates.
Country band, Thirty 6 Red, will be at the Plainridge Park Casino, 301 Washington Street in Plainville on Friday, October 23. It’s a little bit of pop, rock, and real down home country. Chicago Steve, Steve Carter will be joining on drums, along with Jim Politano on bass, Larry Smith on vocals and, Erin Ollis on vocals. Grab your cowboy boots and hats!
On Saturday, October 24, it’s the Blues & Soul Festival at the Larcom Theatre, 13 Wallis Street in Beverly. Victor Wainwright returns to the Larcom after last year’s stellar performance. This year he’s joined by Soul Sensation Eli ‘Paperboy’ Reed, a Boston native who’s been wowing audiences on five continents. Local Blues stars Ricky King Russell & Parker Wheeler’s Blues Party kick off this Fall’s hottest North Shore Blues & Soul Festival. The event is hosted by GimmeLive and tickets are available at the door.
Emily Grogan will be at the Lizard Lounge, 1667 Massachusetts Ave in Cambridge on Saturday, October 24. This is a celebration for Grogan’s new CD, Strings of Light. Grogan’s career has taken her in front of the camera as well. She appeared in 13 episodes of the prime time Canadian TV series “Rocker Moms”, and has been nominated for a Boston Music Award for best female vocalist, she also plays several instruments in several bands. What does she play? She’s a classically trained pianist, a punk rock drummer, a rock guitarist, and a reggae and blues saxophonist. This will be a show you won’t want to miss!
The Tradesman, 284 West Street in Milford has the Tony Soul Project on Saturday, October 24. From the Delta blues, some rock & roll, and of course, a whole lotta soul, that’s Tony Soul. He’s a showman and loves to entertain and keep you out on the dance floor.