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A musical metamorphosis: The Eras Tour

A musical metamorphosis: The Eras Tour

By Clara Faulkner, Managing Editor and Living Arts Editor
September 12, 2023

Spoiler Warning With its awe-inspiring grandeur, undeniable charisma, and repertoire that spans Taylor Swift’s illustrious career, “The Eras Tour”...

Colony House “Cannonballs” into Paradise Rock Club

Colony House “Cannonballs” into Paradise Rock Club

By Clara Faulkner, Managing Editor and Living Arts Editor
April 5, 2023

Outside the Paradise Rock Club, fans of indie rock band Colony House felt the rumbling bass and heard the explosive energy of the band's soundcheck as...

Loud Luxury, you’ve changed me

Loud Luxury, you’ve changed me

By Mariyam Quaisar, Managing Editor
February 23, 2023

On Sunday, Feb. 19, a herd of exhilarated Bostonians and beyond wrapped around the block outside of House of Blues. As the line slowly but surely nudged...

Claire Rosinkranz sells out Paradise Rock Club

Claire Rosinkranz sells out Paradise Rock Club

By Clara Faulkner, Managing Editor and Living Arts Editor
February 15, 2023

Rising artists emerge on TikTok every day, but only a handful break into the larger music scene and are given a chance to leave their impact on the industry....

Swifties “polish up real nice” at two-night Taylor Swift party

Swifties “polish up real nice” at two-night Taylor Swift party

By Clara Faulkner, Managing Editor and Living Arts Editor
February 1, 2023

On Jan. 27, Big Night Live was lined up with Swifties dressed up as sparkling cats and fan-made costumes of Taylor Swift's music videos, as they prepared...

Of Montreal showcases the power of spectacle at Sinclair concert

Of Montreal showcases the power of spectacle at Sinclair concert

By Jackson Bailey, Staff Writer, Living Arts
October 12, 2022

The Sinclair in Cambridge was given quite the trippy show when Of Montreal and its frontperson Kevin Barnes stopped by last Saturday.  The band, originally...

Omah Lay performs his new album Boy Alone at Bostons Big Night Live.

Nigerian superstar Omah Lay electrifies Boston crowd at Big Night Live

By Ethan Cotler, Staff Writer
September 21, 2022

Omah Lay, an Afrobeats musician from Nigeria, made a pit stop Sept. 15 at Boston’s Big Night Live during his “Boy Alone” album tour. Lay’s debut...

17 year-old GAYLE takes the stage as the opener for AJR

17 year-old GAYLE takes the stage as the opener for AJR

By Campbell Parish
May 23, 2022
GAYLE is a young artist taking the internet by storm with her punk rock music. You may know her debut single, "ABCDEFU," which topped the charts worldwide, becoming an anthem for teenagers across the country. Her song was used all over social media platforms, including Tik Tok, where she has over one million followers. At the age of 17, she has gone on tour with AJR, the Red Hot Chilli Peppers, and My Chemical Romance, to name a few. These photos were taken at the Xfinity Center located in Mansfield, MA. The headliner, AJR, had an audience of over 13,000 who all welcomed GAYle on stage.
Photo: Karissa Schaefer

‘You’ve Got To Let Go If You Want To Be Free,’ and boy did I let go

By Karissa Schaefer, Staff Writer, Living Arts
May 19, 2022

After consistently having Disclosure as a top artist since middle school, I can finally say the dream of seeing the DJ duo in concert has been disclosed...

Sidney Gish at the Paramount Theater April 6. Photo by Grace Yewon Lee.

Sidney Gish performs at Emerson’s WECB show, with openers JOBIE and Jo & The Average

By Payton Cavanaugh
April 13, 2022

An enthusiastic crowd of Emerson students gathered at The Paramount Theater this past Wednesday to enjoy a free concert put on by WECB. Emerson musicians...

Photo: Devin Turcotte

The laser-beam dream of a Tame Impala concert

By Devin Turcotte
March 30, 2022

“We are excited to welcome you to the Tame Impala ‘Slow Rush’ Tour. Be advised the rushiums effects range from a minor expansion to large time collapses...

Photo: Campbell Parish

Chelsea Cutler made 15-year-old me very happy this past weekend

By Campbell Parish, Magazine Editor & Operations Managing Editor
March 30, 2022

15-year-old-me was singing about heartbreak and falling in love before I even had my first kiss. I was blasting Chelsea Cutler's music ever since her first...

Photo: Karissa Schaefer

Tyler, The Creator sure knows how to create a memorable performance

By Karissa Schaefer, Staff Writer, Living Arts
March 16, 2022

Tyler, The Creator hit Worcester’s DCU Center on Mar. 3 with his “Call Me If You Get Lost” tour—well Tyler, what’s your number because five Bostonians...

Dancing the night away, Kaytranada style

Dancing the night away, Kaytranada style

By Karissa Schaefer, Staff Writer, Living Arts
January 9, 2022

A disco ball, blinding colorful lights, and a non-stop flow of dancing and R&B represent the perfect concoction for DJ Kaytranada’s Dec. 9 set at...

Chvrches lead singer, Lauren Mayberry, performs at The House of Blues, Boston on Wednesday, December 1, 2021.

Chvrches closes out year with powered performance at House of Blues Boston

By Marcus Cocova, Multimedia Managing Editor
January 5, 2022

Scottish synth-pop band Chvrches brought an electric performance on Wednesday Dec. 1 to the House of Blues in Boston, a recent stop on a tour to promote...

‘Absolutely Normal’: Steely Dan makes a triumphant return to Boston

‘Absolutely Normal’: Steely Dan makes a triumphant return to Boston

By Charlie McKenna
December 2, 2021

Donald Fagen, decked out in a blazer and sunglasses, remarked to the raucous crowd of Baby Boomers at Nov. 19’s Steely Dan concert that he and the band...

Tell your boyfriend if he says he’s got beef, to take it up with 3OH!3

Tell your boyfriend if he says he’s got beef, to take it up with 3OH!3

By Kaitlyn Fehr, Chief Copyeditor
November 12, 2021

By all accounts, seeing 3OH!3 in the year 2021 was supposed to be a meme. I wanted desperately to go to a concert after going two years without seeing...

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