The art of the one-man band can be a peculiar thing sometimes. It can constitute a basic setup with a person strumming their guitar and pounding their foot on a kick drum while singing their heart out, or it can be more complex with a ton of different instruments coming into play. As The Suitcase Junket, Matt Lorenz utilizes an approach that’s similar to the latter while creating a blues-soaked brand of folk music. READ MORE
Boston post-hardcore act Actor|Observer has a knack for providing an intense experience whenever and wherever they perform. While doing so, the band embraces the timeless interaction that occurs between a band and its audience with a simultaneous exchange of energy taking place. It’s one of the many reasons why they’re one of the top bands within the vibrant music scene that’s happening within “The Hub.” Folks within driving distance of Portsmouth have the opportunity to check this act out when they come to The Press Room on February 28 for a mid-week rager. READ MORE
Brooklyn drummer extraordinaire Joe Russo has a lot going on with his career these days. He’s the leader of the popular Grateful Dead tribute band Joe Russo’s Almost Dead (aka JRAD), he’s collaborated with an abundance of bands and musicians and he still has time to be part of a duo with childhood friend and keyboardist Marco Benevento. READ MORE
On February 10 in the lounge within the confines of The Music Hall in Portsmouth, Sarah Blacker and her band are bound to play the material off of the record within an intimate atmosphere. The show starts at 8 p.m. READ MORE
Different parts of the country have occasions where this feeling is abundant, including Tuesday nights at The Press Room in Portsmouth.
That’s where the Soggy Po’ Boys play on a weekly basis for a residency that’s become a staple of the city’s nightlife. It starts at 9 p.m. and it goes all night long while creating a fun evening for everyone involved. READ MORE
Folks around Manchester will get the chance to experience this for themselves as part of a Sunday night special on January 28. That’s when these rock icons Livinf Colour will be performing at Angel City Music Hall for what should be an ideal way to conclude the weekend. READ MORE