Macklemore concludes US tour in Boston with a “Glorious” finale

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From a thrifted fur coat to an orange hat that even Willy Wonka himself couldn’t pull off, Macklemore, real name Benjamin Hammond Haggerty, was a chameleon of different and exciting personas on stage at the House of Blues Nov. 14. His last performance in the US on his “Gemini” tour, the Seattle native performed his...continue reading

Iron & Wine at Berklee

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Concerts are often synonymous with being hot and crowded, which for many is the great downfall of enjoying live music. That was not the case for Iron & Wine’s sold-out show at the Berklee Performance Center Nov. 11. Much like his music, the concert was relaxing and homey, perfect for a brisk fall night. The...continue reading

Glass Animals at Agganis Arena

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For those who have not heard of Glass Animals before, or have had the opportunity to see them live, be prepared to have your mind blown. Like trying out a new food and having your taste buds explode because you weren’t expecting the rich, exquisite flavor at the tip of your tongue, that sensation is...continue reading

Kaleo at House of Blues

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Icelandic rock band Kaleo performed a sold-out show at the House of Blues Oct. 16 as part of their Express Tour. Joined by two opening bands, it was a long night of varied musical styles. Kaleo appeared on-stage to the cheers of the crowd and to the beat of “Afternoon Delight” by Starland Vocal Band,...continue reading

Atlas Genius at ONCE Ballroom

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ONCE Ballroom in Somerville played host to three bands Oct. 14 for a night of spirited entertainment and broken boundaries. Half the Animal, an alternative pop rock band from Laguna Beach, California, opened the show. Made up of lead vocalist Chase Johnson, drummer Nick Gross, bassist Evan Smith and guitarist Alex Asch, they gave a...continue reading