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METZ live @ Crystal Ballroom, Somerville, MA [04-17-24]
LIVE MUSIC

METZ are a reckoning band for me. Their music sounds endlessly complex and simple at the same time. I know I like them (more than like them, actually), but their music just doesn’t stick once I turn it off. Really, the only time that has happened to me with their music is with A Boat to Drown in. I love that song, and it’s safely stored in my memory bank. It’s what I think of when I think of METZ....

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Thursday, 18 April 2024
Mary Timony live @ Crystal Ballroom, Somerville, MA [03-02-24]
LIVE MUSIC

The last thing you think about after you have a near-death experience is when the next good show is coming to town. But, I love music. It’s funny, because I got hospitalized right after the last show I attended in November, and after you rehab and try to get back into your routine, the thought inevitably pops back into your head: when am I going back out there to catch a show? Starting a new demanding job didn’t help either:...

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Sunday, 03 March 2024
Ted Leo & The Pharmacists live @ Crystal Ballroom, Somerville MA, [09-07-23]
LIVE MUSIC

Seeing Ted Leo play live is not something I take lightly. It’s deeply embedded in my DNA at this point. It’s something I started doing 20 years ago with people who would go on to become some of my closest friends. Seeing Ted Leo and listening to him is more than just the music: it’s a walk down memory lane. And as the man took a break from music, I took a break from that connection. Ted Leo has now...

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Friday, 08 September 2023
Photo Booth: Laura Jane Grace Live @ Crystal Ballroom, Somerville MA, [05-07-22]
PHOTO

Photos by the unmatchable Brittany Rose...

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Sunday, 08 May 2022