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Fun Things to do in Boston

The editorial team shares some of the most noteworthy events in Boston over the next few weeks. Check them out below and let us know if there are any you feel we should add to the list.

 

Helen

Helen Richardson Khan, popularly known as only Helen, is a Burma-born Indian film actress and dancer, working in Hindi films.

When
July 16, Monday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Thunder Road
Somerville, MA

 

Capitol Steps

The Capitol Steps are an American political-satire group which has been performing since 1981. Most of the Capitol Steps’ material parodies well-known contemporary songs, usually introduced with a short skit.

When
July 16, Monday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Martha’s Vineyard Performing Arts Center
100 Edgartown Rd, Vineyard Haven, MA

 

Tory Lanez

Daystar Peterson, better known by his stage name Tory Lanez, is a Canadian rapper and singer.

When
July 16, Monday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
The Dome at Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre
Wallingford, CT

 

Coheed and Cambria

Coheed and Cambria is an American progressive rock band from Nyack, New York, formed in 1995.

Taking Back Sunday

Taking Back Sunday is an American rock band from Long Island, New York. The band was formed by guitarist Eddie Reyes in 1999. The band’s members are Adam Lazzara, John Nolan, Shaun Cooper, and Mark O’Connell.

The Story So Far

The Story So Far is an American pop punk band from Walnut Creek, California, formed in 2007. They are currently signed with Pure Noise Records and have released 3 studio albums to date.

When
July 17, Tuesday @ 06:30 PM 

Where
Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
Boston, MA

 

Erasure

Erasure are an English synthpop duo, consisting of singer and songwriter Andy Bell and songwriter and keyboardist Vince Clarke. They formed in London in 1985 as part of the club scene. Their debut was single “Who Needs Love Like That”.

When
July 17, Tuesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
House of Blues Boston
Boston, MA

Paint it Out with Bojitt

When
July 17, Tuesday @ 07:00 – 9:00 PM 

Homesafe

When
July 17, Tuesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Sonia
10 Brookline St, Cambridge, Massachusetts

 

Sistine Chapel Choir

The Sistine Chapel Choir, as it is generally called in English, or properly the Coro della Cappella Musicale Pontificia in Italian, is one of the oldest choirs in the world, having been formally active since 1471.

When
July 17, Tuesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Boch Center Wang Theatre (formerly Citi Performing Arts Center)
270 Tremont Street,  Boston,  MA

 

Weezer

Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1992, consisting of Rivers Cuomo, Patrick Wilson, Brian Bell, and Scott Shriner.

Pixies

The Pixies are an American alternative rock band formed in 1986 in Boston, Massachusetts. The original line-up comprised Black Francis, Joey Santiago, Kim Deal and David Lovering. The band disbanded acrimoniously in 1993, but reunited in 2004.

Sleigh Bells

Sleigh Bells is an American noise pop musical duo based in Brooklyn, New York, formed in 2008. The duo consists of vocalist Alexis Krauss and guitarist Derek Edward Miller. After signing to N.E.E.T.

When
July 17, Tuesday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Xfinity Center
Mansfield, MA

 

Esh, Pink Navel, SB the Moor & H a U N T E R

When
July 17, Tuesday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Middle East
Cambridge, MA

 

Michael Franti

Michael Franti is an American musician, poet, spoken word artist and singer-songwriter. Michael Franti is known for having participated in many musical projects, including the Beatnigs and the Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy.

When
July 17, Tuesday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
Hampton Beach, NH

 

Robert Cray

Robert William Cray is an American blues guitarist and singer. He has led his own band and won five Grammy Awards.

When
July 17, Tuesday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Martha’s Vineyard Performing Arts Center
100 Edgartown Rd, Vineyard Haven, MA

 

Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire is a Canadian indie rock band, consisting of husband and wife Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, along with Win’s younger brother William Butler, Richard Reed Parry, Tim Kingsbury and Jeremy Gara.

Hamilton Leithauser

Hamilton Leithauser is an American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He is best known as the former lead vocalist of the American indie rock band The Walkmen, with whom he recorded seven studio albums.

When
July 18, Wednesday @ 06:30 PM 

Where
Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
Boston, MA

 

Evanescence

Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling is an American violinist, dancer, performance artist, and composer. She presents choreographed violin performances, both live and in music videos found on her eponymous YouTube channel, which she created in 2007.

When
July 18, Wednesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Xfinity Center
Mansfield, MA

 

Los Lobos

Los Lobos are an American rock band from East Los Angeles, California, United States.

When
July 18, Wednesday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
Hampton Beach, NH

 

The Mavericks

The Mavericks are an eclectic American band, combining Tex-Mex, neotraditional country music, Latin, and rockabilly influences. The Mavericks were founded in 1989 in Miami, Florida.

When
July 18, Wednesday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Martha’s Vineyard Performing Arts Center
100 Edgartown Rd, Vineyard Haven, MA

 

Chris Brown

Christopher Maurice Brown is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. Born in Tappahannock, Virginia, he was involved in his church choir and several local talent shows from a young age.

6lack

Ricardo Valdez Valentine, better known by his stage name 6lack, is an American singer, songwriter, and rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. He is best known for his single “Prblms”, which was released in June 2016.

Rich the Kid

Dimitri Leslie Roger, better known by his stage name Rich the Kid, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, record executive and actor. On June 9, 2017, Rich the Kid announced that he had signed to Interscope Records.

When
July 19, Thursday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Xfinity Center
Mansfield, MA

 

Cracker

Cracker is an American rock band led by singer David Lowery and guitarist Johnny Hickman. The band is best known for its gold-selling 1993 album, Kerosene Hat, which includes the hit songs “Low” and “Euro-Trash Girl.”

When
July 19, Thursday @ 07:15 PM 

Where
Rock On! Concert Cruise Aboard The Mass Bay Lines MV New Boston
Boston, MA

 

Charlie Puth

Charles Otto Puth Jr. is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. His initial exposure came through the viral success of his song videos uploaded to YouTube.

Hailee Steinfeld

Hailee Steinfeld is an American actress and singer. She made her breakthrough as Mattie Ross in True Grit, for which she was nominated for numerous accolades, including the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

When
July 19, Thursday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Mohegan Sun Arena
Uncasville, CT

 

HYVMINE

When
July 19, Thursday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Middle East
Cambridge, MA

 

Cowboy Junkies

The Cowboy Junkies are an alternative country and folk rock band formed in Toronto, Ontario Canada in 1985. In addition to Alan Anton, four of its five original members were siblings: Michael Timmins, Peter Timmins, and Margo Timmins.

When
July 19, Thursday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Old Whaling Church
Edgartown, MA

 

Old Crow Medicine Show

Old Crow Medicine Show is an Americana string band based in Nashville, Tennessee, that has been recording since 1998. They were formally inducted into the Grand Ole Opry on September 17, 2013.

When
July 19, Thursday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
Hampton Beach, NH

 

Lynyrd Skynyrd

Lynyrd Skynyrd is an American rock band best known for having popularized the Southern rock genre during the 1970s.

38 Special

38 Special is an American rock band that was formed by neighborhood friends Don Barnes and Donnie Van Zant in 1974 in Jacksonville, Florida.

The Marshall Tucker Band

The Marshall Tucker Band is an American rock band from Spartanburg, South Carolina. Noted for incorporating blues, country and jazz into its eclectic sound, The Marshall Tucker Band helped establish the Southern rock genre in the early 1970s.

Wild Adriatic

Wild Adriatic is an American rock band formed in Saratoga Springs, New York in 2011. They released their self-titled debut EP in 2011, followed closely behind by two more EPs.

When
July 20, Friday @ 06:00 PM 

Where
Xfinity Center
Mansfield, MA

 

Electric Six

Electric Six is a six-piece American band from Detroit, Michigan. Their style has been described as a brand of rock music infused with elements of “garage, disco, punk rock, new wave, and metal.”

When
July 20, Friday @ 07:15 PM 

Where
Rock On! Concert Cruise Aboard The Mass Bay Lines MV New Boston
Boston, MA

 

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead is an American rock band formed in 2013 who plays mostly the music of the Grateful Dead. Formed by Furthur drummer Joe Russo, the band played their first show on January 26, 2013 at the Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, NY.

When
July 20, Friday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
Boston, MA

 

Brian Wilson

Brian Douglas Wilson is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer who co-founded the Beach Boys. After signing with Capitol Records in 1962, Wilson wrote or co-wrote more than two dozen Top 40 hits for the group.

When
July 20, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Twin River Event Center
Lincoln, RI

 

Deep Banana Blackout

Deep Banana Blackout is a New Orleans style Jazz-funk band from Fairfield County, Connecticut. Formed in the summer of 1995 when members of two bands joined forces in their spare time to run through old Funk & Soul standards.

When
July 20, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Thunder Road
Somerville, MA

 

Eagles

The Eagles are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971. The founding members were Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon and Randy Meisner.

When
July 20, Friday @ 08:00 PM
July 21, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
TD Garden
Boston, MA

 

GZA

Gary Grice, better known by his stage names GZA and the Genius, is an American rapper and songwriter.

Cappadonna

Darryl Hill, best known by his stage name Cappadonna, is an American rapper. He is a member of the hip-hop collective the Wu-Tang Clan and is a member of the rap group Theodore Unit together with Ghostface Killah.

When
July 20, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
The Dome at Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre
Wallingford, CT

 

Jake Owen

Joshua Ryan “Jake” Owen is an American country music singer and songwriter. Signed to RCA Nashville in 2006, he released his debut studio album Startin’ with Me that year.

When
July 20, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
Hampton Beach, NH

 

Miranda Lambert

Miranda Leigh Lambert is an American singer and songwriter. Outside her solo career, she is a member of the Pistol Annies alongside Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley.

Little Big Town

Little Big Town is an American country music group. Founded in 1998, the group has comprised the same four members since its founding: Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Jimi Westbrook, and Phillip Sweet.

When
July 20, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
XFINITY Theatre
Hartford, CT

 

Nas

Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones, better known by his stage name Nas, is an American hip hop recording artist, rapper, record producer, actor and entrepreneur.

When
July 20, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
The Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino
Mashantucket, CT

 

Chris Brown

Christopher Maurice Brown is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. Born in Tappahannock, Virginia, he was involved in his church choir and several local talent shows from a young age.

6lack

Ricardo Valdez Valentine, better known by his stage name 6lack, is an American singer, songwriter, and rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. He is best known for his single “Prblms”, which was released in June 2016.

Rich the Kid

Dimitri Leslie Roger, better known by his stage name Rich the Kid, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, record executive and actor. On June 9, 2017, Rich the Kid announced that he had signed to Interscope Records.

When
July 21, Saturday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
XFINITY Theatre
Hartford, CT

 

Miranda Lambert

Miranda Leigh Lambert is an American singer and songwriter. Outside her solo career, she is a member of the Pistol Annies alongside Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley.

Little Big Town

Little Big Town is an American country music group. Founded in 1998, the group has comprised the same four members since its founding: Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Jimi Westbrook, and Phillip Sweet.

When
July 21, Saturday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Xfinity Center
Mansfield, MA

 

Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe Robinson is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, actress, and model. She is signed to her own imprint, Wondaland Arts Society, and Atlantic Records.

St. Beauty

St. Beauty is an American music group composed of two singers, Alexe Belle and Isis Valentino.

When
July 21, Saturday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
Boston, MA

 

Charlie Puth

Charles Otto Puth Jr. is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. His initial exposure came through the viral success of his song videos uploaded to YouTube.

When
July 21, Saturday @ 07:31 PM 

Where
Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
Gilford, NH

 

Charlie Puth

Charles Otto Puth Jr. is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. His initial exposure came through the viral success of his song videos uploaded to YouTube.

Hailee Steinfeld

Hailee Steinfeld is an American actress and singer. She made her breakthrough as Mattie Ross in True Grit, for which she was nominated for numerous accolades, including the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

When
July 21, Saturday @ 07:31 PM 

Where
Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
Gilford, NH

 

Jeff Dunham

Jeffrey “Jeff” Dunham is an American ventriloquist and comedian who has also appeared on numerous television shows, including Late Show with David Letterman, Comedy Central Presents, The Tonight Show and Sonny With a Chance.

When
July 21, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Mohegan Sun Arena
Uncasville, CT

 

Avenged Sevenfold

Avenged Sevenfold is an American heavy metal band from Huntington Beach, California, formed in 1999.

Prophets of Rage

Prophets of Rage is an American rap rock supergroup. Formed in 2016, the group consists of three members of Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave, two members of Public Enemy, and rapper B-Real of Cypress Hill.

Three Days Grace

Three Days Grace is a Canadian rock band formed in Norwood, Ontario in 1997. Based in Toronto, the band’s original line-up consisted of guitarist and lead vocalist Adam Gontier, drummer and backing vocalist Neil Sanderson, and bassist Brad Walst.

When
July 22, Sunday @ 05:30 PM 

Where
Xfinity Center
Mansfield, MA

 

Greg Klyma

When
July 22, Sunday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Thunder Road
Somerville, MA

 

Kenny Wayne Shepherd

Kenny Wayne Shepherd is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He has released several studio albums and experienced significant commercial success as a blues artist.

Beth Hart

Beth Hart is an American singer, songwriter and musician from Los Angeles, California, United States. She rose to fame with the release of her 1999 single “LA Song” from her second album Screamin’ for My Supper.

When
July 22, Sunday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
Hampton Beach, NH

 

Wengie

Wen Jie Huang better known as Wengie, is a Chinese Australian YouTube personality, vlogger, singer, and voice actress. As of 2018, her YouTube channel had over 10 million subscribers, making her the most popular YouTuber from Australia.

When
July 23, Monday @ 06:00 PM 

Where
Brighton Music Hall
Boston, MA

 

Bane’s World, Michael Seyer & Inner Wave

When
July 23, Monday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Middle East
Cambridge, MA

 

Greta Van Fleet

Greta Van Fleet is an American rock band from Frankenmuth, Michigan, formed in 2012. It consists of vocalist Josh Kiszka, guitarist Jake Kiszka, bassist Sam Kiszka, and drummer Danny Wagner.

Cloves

Kaity Dunstan, known by her stage name Cloves , is an Australian singer-songwriter.

When
July 23, Monday @ 07:00 PM
July 24, Tuesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
House of Blues Boston
Boston, MA

 

Helen

Helen Richardson Khan, popularly known as only Helen, is a Burma-born Indian film actress and dancer, working in Hindi films.

When
July 23, Monday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Thunder Road
Somerville, MA

 

Kesha

Kesha Rose Sebert is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. In 2005, at age 18, Kesha was signed to Kemosabe Records.

Macklemore

Benjamin Hammond “Ben” Haggerty, known by his stage name Macklemore, and formerly Professor Macklemore, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter, from Seattle, Washington. He has collaborated with producer Ryan Lewis as Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.

When
July 24, Tuesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Xfinity Center
Mansfield, MA

 

Gin Blossoms

Gin Blossoms is an American rock band formed in 1987 in Tempe, Arizona.

Tonic

Tonic is an American rock band that has earned two Grammy nominations. The band was formed in 1993 by Emerson Hart and Jeff Russo. Later members have included Dan Lavery, Kevin Shepard, and Dan Rothchild.

Vertical Horizon

Vertical Horizon is an American alternative rock band formed at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. in 1991. The band is best known for their 1999 hit single, “Everything You Want”.

When
July 24, Tuesday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
Hampton Beach, NH

 

Evanescence

Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling is an American violinist, dancer, performance artist, and composer. She presents choreographed violin performances, both live and in music videos found on her eponymous YouTube channel, which she created in 2007.

When
July 25, Wednesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Mohegan Sun Arena
Uncasville, CT

 

Hollywood Undead

Hollywood Undead is an American rap rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 2005. They released their debut album, Swan Songs, on September 2, 2008, and their live CD/DVD Desperate Measures, on November 10, 2009.

From Ashes to New

From Ashes to New is an American rock band from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The band has received much critical acclaim in its infancy via social media outlets and satellite radio prior to releasing their their self-titled EP via the iTunes Store, Google Play Music and Amazon.

When
July 25, Wednesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
Hampton Beach, NH

 

Panic! at the Disco

Panic! at the Disco is an American rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2004 and featuring the current lineup of vocalist Brendon Urie, accompanied on tour by guitarist Kenneth Harris, drummer Dan Pawlovich, and bassist Nicole Row.

A R I Z O N A

Arizona is a rock and electropop band from New Jersey currently signed to Atlantic Records. The band’s debut studio album GALLERY was released in May 2017, peaking at #4 on Top Heatseekers, #24 on U.S. Alternative, and #143 on the Billboard 200.

Hayley Kiyoko

Hayley Kiyoko Alcroft is an American singer, songwriter, actress, dancer, and director. Beginning dance lessons as a child, Kiyoko’s interest in entertaining led to her working as a child model and actress.

When
July 25, Wednesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
TD Garden
Boston, MA

 

Punch Brothers

Punch Brothers is an American band consisting of Chris Thile, Gabe Witcher, Noam Pikelny, Chris Eldridge, and Paul Kowert.

When
July 25, Wednesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
House of Blues Boston
Boston, MA

 

Tom Rush

Tom Rush is an American folk and blues singer, songwriter, musician and recording artist.

When
July 25, Wednesday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Old Whaling Church
Edgartown, MA

 

Todd Rundgren

Todd Harry Rundgren is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and record producer who has performed a diverse range of styles as a solo artist and as a member of the band Utopia.

When
July 25, Wednesday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Blue Ocean Music Hall
Salisbury, MA

 

Deer Tick

Deer Tick is an American alternative rock band from Providence, Rhode Island composed of singer-songwriter John J. McCauley, guitarist Ian O’Neil, bassist Chris Ryan and drummer Dennis Ryan.

When
July 25, Wednesday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
The Lampost
6 Circuit Ave, Oak Bluffs, MA

 

Slayer

Slayer is an American thrash metal band from Huntington Park, California. The band was formed in 1981 by vocalist/bassist Tom Araya and guitarists Kerry King and Jeff Hanneman.

Lamb Of God

Lamb of God is an American heavy metal band from Richmond, Virginia. Formed in 1994 as Burn the Priest, the group consists of vocalist Randy Blythe, guitarists Mark Morton and Willie Adler, bassist John Campbell, and drummer Chris Adler.

Anthrax

Anthrax is an American heavy metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by rhythm guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker.

Testament

Testament is an American thrash metal band from Berkeley, California. Formed in 1983 under the name Legacy, the band’s current lineup comprises guitarists Eric Peterson and Alex Skolnick, lead vocalist Chuck Billy, drummer Gene Hoglan, and bassist Steve Di Giorgio.

Napalm Death

Napalm Death are a British extreme metal band formed in Meriden, West Midlands, England, in 1981. While none of its original members remain in the group since December 1986, the lineup of vocalist Mark “Barney” Greenway, bassist Shane Embury, guitarist Mitch Harris and drummer Danny Herrera has remained consistent of the band’s career since 1992’s Utopia Banished, although, from 1989 to 2004, Napalm Death were a five-piece band after they added Jesse Pintado as the replacement of one-time guitarist Bill Steer; following Pintado’s departure, the band reverted to a four-piece rather than replace him.

When
July 26, Thursday @ 05:00 PM 

Where
Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
Gilford, NH

 

Avenged Sevenfold

Avenged Sevenfold is an American heavy metal band from Huntington Beach, California, formed in 1999.

Three Days Grace

Three Days Grace is a Canadian rock band formed in Norwood, Ontario in 1997. Based in Toronto, the band’s original line-up consisted of guitarist and lead vocalist Adam Gontier, drummer and backing vocalist Neil Sanderson, and bassist Brad Walst.

Ho99o9

Ho99o9 is an American hip hop group founded by theOGM and Eaddy in Newark, New Jersey. They relocated to Los Angeles in 2014, where they attracted a strong cult following on account of their live performance, according to the LA Weekly, and attracted collaborators such as Ian Longwell who plays drums and produces for Santigold.

When
July 26,Thursday @ 05:30 PM 

Where
XFINITY Theatre
Hartford, CT

 

Taylor Swift

Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. One of the leading contemporary recording artists, she is known for narrative songs about her personal life, which have received widespread media coverage.

Camila Cabello

Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao is a Cuban-American singer and songwriter. She was a contestant on the second season of the American edition of The X Factor in 2012, where she became a member of the girl group Fifth Harmony and was thereafter signed to a joint record deal with Syco Music and Epic Records for their music releases.

Charli XCX

Charlotte Emma Aitchison, known professionally as Charli XCX, is an English singer and songwriter. She signed to Asylum Records in 2010 and her releases include four mixtapes, two studio albums, and two extended plays The songs “Boom Clap” and “Doing It” earned Charli XCX her first two top-ten singles on the UK Singles Chart as a lead artist; the former reached the top-ten of several charts worldwide. As a featured artist, she reached number one in the UK with Icona Pop’s “I Love It” and number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 with Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy”.

When
July 26, Thursday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Gillette Stadium
Foxborough, MA

 

Buddy Guy

George “Buddy” Guy is an American blues guitarist and singer. He is an exponent of Chicago blues and has influenced eminent guitarists including Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Keith Richards, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jeff Beck and John Mayer.

Jonny Lang

Jon Gordon Langseth Jr., known as Jonny Lang, is an American blues, gospel, and rock singer, songwriter, guitarist and recording artist.

When
July 26, Thursday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
Hampton Beach, NH

 

Iron Chic

Iron Chic is an American pop punk band from Long Island, New York, United States. The band is made up of Phil Douglas, Jason Lubrano, Gordon Lafler, Mike Bruno, and Jesse Litwa.

When
July 26, Thursday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Thunder Road
Somerville, MA

 

3OH!3

3OH!3 is an American electronic music duo from Boulder, Colorado, made up of Sean Foreman and Nathaniel Motte. They are best known for their single “Don’t Trust Me” from their album Want, which reached number seven on the Billboard Hot 100.

As It Is

As It Is is a British rock band based in Brighton, England. The band was formed in 2012, and signed to Fearless Records on 2 October 2014.

Chase Atlantic

Chase Atlantic is an alternative pop band from Australia, consisting of Christian Anthony and brothers Clinton and Mitchel Cave. The band members write, produce, sing and play the instruments in all of their music.

Chelsea Grin

Chelsea Grin is an American deathcore band from Salt Lake City, Utah. Formed in 2007, the group is signed to Rise Records and have released two EPs and four full-length albums.

Crown the Empire

Crown the Empire is an American rock band formed in 2010 in Dallas, Texas. They have released one EP and three full-length albums.

Dayseeker

Dayseeker is an American post-hardcore band from Orange, California. The band is currently signed to Spinefarm Records.

Doll Skin

Doll Skin is an all-female rock band from Phoenix, Arizona. The band is made up Meghan Herring, Sydney Dolezal, Nicole Rich, and Alex Snowden. Their sound is a blend of punk, metal, alternative & pop.

Don Broco

Don Broco are a British rock band formed in Bedford, England in 2008. The band consists of Rob Damiani, Simon Delaney, Tom Doyle and Matt Donnelly.

Every Time I Die

Every Time I Die is an American metalcore band from Buffalo, New York, formed in 1998. They have garnered acclaim for their energetic and intense live shows.

Ice Nine Kills

Ice Nine Kills is an American metalcore band from Boston, Massachusetts who are signed to Fearless Records.

In Hearts Wake

In Hearts Wake is an Australian metalcore band from Byron Bay, formed in 2006, currently consisting of vocalist Jake Taylor, bassist and singer Kyle Erich, lead guitarist Eaven Dall, drummer Conor Ward, and rhythm guitarist Ben Nairne.

Knuckle Puck

Knuckle Puck is an American pop punk band from the south suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. The group started out covering songs, before the band members started writing songs in April 2011.

Mayday Parade

Mayday Parade is an American rock band from Tallahassee, Florida. Their debut EP Tales Told by Dead Friends was released in 2006, and sold over 50,000 copies without any label support.

Motionless in White

Motionless in White, often abbreviated MIW, is an American metal band from Scranton, Pennsylvania. Formed in 2005, the band consists of Chris “Motionless” Cerulli, Ricky “Horror” Olson, Ryan Sitkowski, and Vinny Mauro.

Movements

Movements are a post-hardcore band from Rancho Santa Margarita, California, formed in 2015. The band was signed to a record contract with Fearless Records after playing just one show in 2015.

MyChildren MyBride

MyChildren MyBride is an American Christian metalcore band from Madison, Alabama. The group originally signed with Solid State Records after extensive constant touring, including various dates in European countries.

Nekrogoblikon

Nekrogoblikon is an American melodic death metal band based in Los Angeles, California. The group was formed in 2006, by Tim Lyakhovetskiy and Nicky Calonne.

Palaye Royale

Palaye Royale is a rock band originally formed in Toronto, Canada, despite relocating to Las Vegas. The brothers formed their band in 2008 under the name Kropp Circle, later changing their name to Palaye Royale in the summer of 2011.

Reel Big Fish

Reel Big Fish is an American ska punk band from Orange County, California, best known for the 1997 hit “Sell Out”.

Simple Plan

Simple Plan is a Canadian rock band from Montreal, Quebec. The band has released five studio albums: No Pads, No Helmets…Just Balls, Still Not Getting Any…, Simple Plan, Get Your Heart On!, and Taking One for the Team.

State Champs

State Champs is an American pop punk band from Albany, New York, formed in 2010. They are currently signed to Pure Noise Records and have released three EPs and three full-length albums.

Story Untold

Story Untold is a pop punk quintet based in Montreal. Founded in 2012, the band has been signed with Hopeless Records since May 2016.

The Amity Affliction

The Amity Affliction is an Australian metalcore band from Gympie, Queensland, Australia, formed in 2003. The band’s current line-up consists of Ahren Stringer, Joel Birch, and Dan Brown.

The Maine

The Maine is an American rock band from Tempe, Arizona, formed in 2007. Their first release, the EP Stay Up, Get Down was released in late 2007, followed by a five-song EP titled The Way We Talk on December 11, 2007.

This Wild Life

This Wild Life is an acoustic rock duo from Long Beach, California consisting of Kevin Jordan on vocals and guitar and Anthony Del Grosso on guitar. Jordan and Del Grosso were originally pianist and drummer’s respectively.

Tonight Alive

Tonight Alive is an Australian rock band from Sydney, Australia. As of 2018, the band consists of lead vocalist Jenna McDougall, guitarist Jake Hardy, bassist Cameron Adler and drummer Matt Best.

Trash Boat

Trash Boat is a British pop punk band formed in St Albans in 2014. The group consists of lead vocalist Tobi Duncan, guitarists Dann Bostock and Ryan Hyslop, bass guitarist James Grayson, and drummer Oakley Moffatt.

Twiztid

Twiztid is an American hip hop group from Detroit, Michigan. Formed in 1997, Twiztid is composed of Jamie Spaniolo and Paul Methric, who perform under the respective personas of Jamie Madrox and Monoxide.

Wage War

Wage War is an American metalcore band from Ocala, Florida formed in 2010 under the name Empires. The band signed to Fearless Records in 2015.

Waterparks

Waterparks is an American pop rock band formed in Houston, Texas in 2011. The group currently consists of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Awsten Knight, backing vocalist and lead guitarist Geoff Wigington, and drummer Otto Wood.

We The Kings

We the Kings is an American rock band from Bradenton, Florida. The band’s self-titled full-length debut album, released in 2007, included the platinum single “Check Yes Juliet”, and went on to sell over 250,000 copies in the US.

With Confidence

With Confidence are an Australian pop punk band from Sydney, formed in 2012. The band currently consists of lead vocalist/bassist Jayden Seeley, lead guitarist/backing vocalist Inigo Del Carmen and drummer Joshua Brozzesi.

Yungblud

Dominic Harrison, who performs as YUNGBLUD, is an English musician from Doncaster. Yungblud has expressed himself through his music as a “socially conscious artist unafraid of delivering genre-bending protest songs.”

 

When
July 27, Friday @ 11:00 AM 

Where
Xfinity Center
Mansfield, MA

 

Culture Club

Culture Club are an English band that was formed in 1981. The band comprised Boy George, Roy Hay, Mikey Craig and Jon Moss. They are considered one of the most representative and influential groups of the 1980s.

Boy George

Boy George is an English singer, songwriter, DJ and fashion designer. He is the lead singer of the pop band Culture Club.

The B-52’s

The B-52s are an American new wave band, formed in Athens, Georgia, in 1976. The original line-up consisted of Fred Schneider, Kate Pierson, Cindy Wilson, Ricky Wilson, and Keith Strickland.

Tom Bailey

Thomas Alexander Bailey is an English singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer.

When
July 27, Friday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Boch Center Wang Theatre (formerly Citi Performing Arts Center)
270 Tremont Street,  Boston,  MA

 

A$AP Ferg

Darold D. Brown Ferguson, Jr., better known by his stage name ASAP Ferg, is an American rapper from New York City’s Harlem neighborhood.

When
July 27, Friday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
House of Blues Boston
Boston, MA

 

Lady Antebellum

Lady Antebellum is an American country music group formed in Nashville, Tennessee in 2006. The group is composed of Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley, and Dave Haywood.

Darius Rucker

Darius Carlos Rucker is an American singer and songwriter. He first gained fame as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the Grammy Award-winning American rock band Hootie & the Blowfish, which he founded in 1986 at the University of South Carolina along with Mark Bryan, Jim “Soni” Sonefeld, and Dean Felber.

Russell Dickerson

Russell Dickerson is an American country and pop music singer-songwriter from Union City, Tennessee. He earned a degree in music from Belmont University and signed with Creative Artists Agency in 2010.

When
July 27, Friday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
Gilford, NH

 

Taylor Swift

Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. One of the leading contemporary recording artists, she is known for narrative songs about her personal life, which have received widespread media coverage.

Camila Cabello

Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao is a Cuban-American singer and songwriter. She was a contestant on the second season of the American edition of The X Factor in 2012, where she became a member of the girl group Fifth Harmony and was thereafter signed to a joint record deal with Syco Music and Epic Records for their music releases.

Charli XCX

Charlotte Emma Aitchison, known professionally as Charli XCX, is an English singer and songwriter. She signed to Asylum Records in 2010 and her releases include four mixtapes, two studio albums, and two extended plays The songs “Boom Clap” and “Doing It” earned Charli XCX her first two top-ten singles on the UK Singles Chart as a lead artist; the former reached the top-ten of several charts worldwide. As a featured artist, she reached number one in the UK with Icona Pop’s “I Love It” and number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 with Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy”.

When
July 27, Friday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Gillette Stadium
Foxborough, MA

 

Bella’s Bartok

When
July 27, Friday @ 07:15 PM 

Where
Rock On! Concert Cruise Aboard The Mass Bay Lines MV New Boston
Boston, MA

 

Arctic Monkeys

Arctic Monkeys are an English rock band formed in 2002 in High Green, a suburb of Sheffield. The band consists of Alex Turner, Matt Helders, Jamie Cook and Nick O’Malley.

When
July 27, Friday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
TD Garden
Boston, MA

 

Dark Star Orchestra

Dark Star Orchestra is a Grateful Dead cover band formed in Chicago, Illinois. They serve as a tribute band to the rock group the Grateful Dead. Since 1997, the band has been “continuing the Grateful Dead concert experience.”

When
July 27, Friday @ 08:00 PM
July 28, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
Hampton Beach, NH

 

Femi Kuti

Olufela Olufemi Anikulapo Kuti, popularly known as Femi Kuti, is a Nigerian musician born in London and raised in Lagos.

When
July 27, Friday @ 08:00 PM

Where
Brighton Music Hall
Boston, MA

 

No Small Children

When
July 27, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Thunder Road
Somerville, MA

 

Yung Bae & Kerry Quirk

When
July 27, Friday @ 09:00 PM 

Where
Middle East
Cambridge, MA

 

Attila

Attila is an American metalcore band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in 2005. They have released seven full length albums. Though their original formation was in 2005, the band did not start touring full-time until around 2010.

Suicide Silence

Suicide Silence is an American deathcore band from Riverside, California. Formed in 2002, the band has released five full-length studio albums, one EP, and eleven music videos.

Volumes

Volumes is an American progressive metalcore band based in Los Angeles, California. The group consists of guitarist Diego Farias, bassist Raad Soudani, vocalists Gus Farias and Myke Terry, and drummer Nick Ursich.

Rings of Saturn

Rings of Saturn is an American deathcore band from the Bay Area, California. The band was formed in 2009 and was originally just a studio project.

Spite

Spite was an American hardcore punk band formed in Kalamazoo, Michigan, U.S. and was a part of the Michigan hardcore scene.

When
July 28, Saturday @ 06:00 PM 

Where
Paradise Rock Club
Boston, MA

 

Spotlights

When
July 28, Saturday @ 06:30 PM 

Where
Middle East
Cambridge, MA

 

Lady Antebellum

Lady Antebellum is an American country music group formed in Nashville, Tennessee in 2006. The group is composed of Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley, and Dave Haywood.

Darius Rucker

Darius Carlos Rucker is an American singer and songwriter. He first gained fame as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the Grammy Award-winning American rock band Hootie & the Blowfish, which he founded in 1986 at the University of South Carolina along with Mark Bryan, Jim “Soni” Sonefeld, and Dean Felber.

Russell Dickerson

Russell Dickerson is an American country and pop music singer-songwriter from Union City, Tennessee. He earned a degree in music from Belmont University and signed with Creative Artists Agency in 2010.

When
July 28, Saturday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
XFINITY Theatre
Hartford, CT

 

Taylor Swift

Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. One of the leading contemporary recording artists, she is known for narrative songs about her personal life, which have received widespread media coverage.

Camila Cabello

Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao is a Cuban-American singer and songwriter.

Charli XCX

Charlotte Emma Aitchison, known professionally as Charli XCX, is an English singer and songwriter.

When
July 28, Saturday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Gillette Stadium
Foxborough, MA

 

Bullethead

BulletHead is an Australian rock band that formed in 2000 under the name Rubikon. Its members consist of Alex Hermescec, Graham Young and Josh Kynaston. The band’s music is influenced by Tool, Killswitch Engage, Metallica, Killing Joke and Helmet.

When
July 28, Saturday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Middle East – Downstairs
Cambridge, MA

 

Radiohead

Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985. The band consists of Thom Yorke, brothers Jonny Greenwood and Colin Greenwood, Ed O’Brien and Philip Selway.

When
July 28, Saturday @ 07:30 PM
July 29, Sunday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
TD Garden
Boston, MA

 

Sylvan Esso

Sylvan Esso is an American electronic pop duo from Durham, North Carolina formed in 2013. The band consists of singer Amelia Meath and producer Nick Sanborn.

Local Natives

Local Natives is an American indie rock band based in Silver Lake, Los Angeles, California, United States. Their debut album, Gorilla Manor, was first released in the UK in November 2009, and later released in the US on February 16, 2010.

When
July 28, Saturday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
Boston, MA

 

Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers

Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers are a rock band from Tempe, Arizona, USA. The band is typically referred to by the fans as the abbreviation “RCPM”.

When
July 29, Sunday @ 03:15 PM 

Where
Rock On! Concert Cruise Aboard The Mass Bay Lines MV New Boston
Boston, MA

 

Etana

Shauna McKenzie, known as Etana, is a reggae singer from Jamaica. Her debut album The Strong One was released in June 2008.

When
July 29, Sunday @ 05:00 PM 

Where
Blue Ocean Music Hall
Salisbury, MA

 

Silvestre Dangond

Silvestre Francisco Dangond Corrales is a Colombian singer. He was born on May 12, 1980, in the town of Urumita, located on the eastern end of the Colombia’s Caribbean coast.

When
July 29, Sunday @ 06:00 PM 

Where
House of Blues Boston
Boston, MA

 

Greg Klyma

When
July 29, Sunday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Thunder Road
Somerville, MA

 

Chris Webby

When
July 29, Sunday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Middle East – Downstairs
Cambridge, MA

 

The Giraffes

The Giraffes is a hard rock band from New York City originally active from 1996 to 2011.

When
July 29, Sunday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Middle East
Cambridge, MA

 

The Smashing Pumpkins

The Smashing Pumpkins are an American alternative rock band from Chicago, Illinois. Formed in 1988 by frontman Billy Corgan and James Iha, the band included D’arcy Wretzky and Jimmy Chamberlin in its original incarnation.

Metric

Metric is a Canadian rock band founded in 1998 in Toronto, Ontario. The band consists of Emily Haines, James Shaw, Joshua Winstead and Joules Scott-Key. Although the band is Canadian, Haines was born in India and Winstead is American.

When
July 29, Sunday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Mohegan Sun Arena
Uncasville, CT

 

Brit Floyd

Brit Floyd is a Pink Floyd tribute band formed in 2011 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. Their live shows attempt to emulate and recreate the sound and soundscape of Pink Floyd’s live shows.

When
July 29, Sunday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
Hampton Beach, NH

 

The Cult

The Cult are a British rock band formed in 1983. Before settling on their current name in January 1984, the band performed under the name Death Cult, which was an evolution of the name of lead singer Ian Astbury’s previous band Southern Death Cult.

Stone Temple Pilots

Stone Temple Pilots are an American rock band from San Diego, California, that originally consisted of Scott Weiland, brothers Robert DeLeo and Dean DeLeo, and Eric Kretz.

Bush

Bush are an English rock band formed in London, England in 1992. Their current lineup consists of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Gavin Rossdale, drummer Robin Goodridge, lead guitarist Chris Traynor, and bassist Corey Britz.

Julien-K

Julien-K is an electronic rock band based in Long Beach, California, that began as a side project for electronic music created by Amir Derakh and Ryan Shuck from Orgy, alongside Anthony ‘Fu’ Valcic.

When
July 30, Monday @ 06:30 PM 

Where
Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
Boston, MA

 

The Family Crest

The Family Crest is an American orchestral indie rock band based in San Francisco.

When
July 30, Monday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Sonia
10 Brookline St, Cambridge, Massachusetts

 

The Smashing Pumpkins

The Smashing Pumpkins are an American alternative rock band from Chicago, Illinois. Formed in 1988 by frontman Billy Corgan and James Iha, the band included D’arcy Wretzky and Jimmy Chamberlin in its original incarnation.

Metric

Metric is a Canadian rock band founded in 1998 in Toronto, Ontario. The band consists of Emily Haines, James Shaw, Joshua Winstead and Joules Scott-Key. Although the band is Canadian, Haines was born in India and Winstead is American.

When
July 31, Tuesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
TD Garden
Boston, MA

 

Camila Cabello

Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao is a Cuban-American singer and songwriter.

When
July 31, Tuesday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Mohegan Sun Arena
Uncasville, CT

 

David Byrne

David Byrne is a Scottish-American musician who was the founding member, principal songwriter, and lead singer and guitarist of the American new wave band Talking Heads. Byrne is a multi-instrumentalist and is known for his distinctive voice.

Benjamin Clementine

Benjamin Sainte-Clémentine, known professionally as Benjamin Clementine, is an English artist, poet, vocalist, composer, and musician. Born and raised in London, England, Clementine later moved to Paris, France becoming homeless as a teenager.

When
July 31, Tuesday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
Boston, MA

2 Comments

  1. Gia Saulnier

    August 3, 2017 at 10:57 am

    Hello! We run Silver Kingdom Renaissance Festival which will be going on August 19th and 20th from 10:30 am to 5 pm each day in Charlton, MA located at 120 Northside Road! Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for kids ages 6 to 14; Seniors ages 65 or older; Veterans (please show ID). For more information, please see our website at http://www.silverkingdomfestival.com

  2. Vail Fucci

    December 22, 2017 at 2:00 am

    First Night Boston should definitely be on this list: https://www.firstnightboston.org/ Official First Night 2018 entertainment, ice sculptures, and other special attractions will take place in two main areas in the heart of the city: Copley Square and Boston Common.

    All official First Night entertainment and attractions will be free this year.

    Festivities include:

    Ice sculptures and light shows in Copley Square and Boston Common
    Family-friendly activities and arts performances in Copley Square from 12 noon – 4pm
    Additional arts and musical performances in indoor and outdoor venues around Copley Square from noon to midnight
    A spectacular People’s Procession down Boylston Street to the Common starting at 6pm
    Free figure skating show on the Frog Pond ice rink on Boston Common, 6pm-7pm
    Family Fireworks at Boston Common at 7pm
    Ice Skating on Frog Pond in Boston Common (regular fees apply)
    Music and Dancing
    Countdown to Midnight in Copley Square
    Midnight Fireworks Show over Boston Harbor across from the North End and Seaport
    First Night Boston is the oldest New Year’s Eve event of this type in the U.S., and is celebrating its 41st anniversary this year. It’s fun, alcohol-free, and designed to entertain the whole family. It has inspired dozens of similar events across the country.

    First Night has been part of what makes our city special since 1976, and continues to be the top Boston New Year’s Eve celebration.

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