Your Guide to Boston Concerts This Spring
Boston is home to some great venues for live music and they will be hosting some amazing shows you won’t want to miss these next coming months. Whether you’re into indie, pop, R&B, or are just looking for something fun to do with your friends, here is a list of a few cool artists coming to Boston this semester.
Borns, Sunday, February 11th at House of Blues
Indie pop artist, Borns, will be at the House of Blues on Sunday, February 11th. The “Electric Love” singer recently released his new album, Blue Madonna, on January 12th, featuring a popular track with Lana Del Ray called “God Save Our Young Blood”. Unfortunately, tickets are all sold out on Ticketmaster, but you may be able to find last minute tickets on reselling websites.
Vista Kicks, Wednesday, February 28th, at the Middle East
Vista Kicks is coming to rock out at the Middle East on Wednesday, February 28th. The alt-rock band from Northern California, is not very well known yet, but you should see them now before they inevitably blow up. Their hit single, “Marceline” from their first EP Chasing Waves will make you want to get up and dance, with its perfect mix of rock n’ roll, funk and pop. The band’s heavy influence from The Beatles sticks out in their second EP, Booty Shakers Ball, containing catchy chorus’ and upbeat sounds. So, if you are looking for a fun night to jam out to some cool guitar riffs and killer vocals, this band will more than exceed your expectations. Tickets are only $10 on Ticketweb.com.
Gus Dapperton, Saturday, March 3rd at the Great Scott
Another soon to be big time indie artist, Gus Dapperton, will be preforming at the Great Scott on March 3rd. His dreamlike hit song “I’m Just Snacking” has over 3 million plays on Spotify while his newly released single, “Prune, You Talk Funny” is also on the come up. Dapperton represents a new generation of artists. His unique look and sound are changing the game for indie music and, no one has ever looked better in a bowl cut. This show is 21+ and tickets are available for $13 on Ticketing.axs.com.
MGMT, Friday, March 16th at the Orpheum Theater
The iconic indie rock duo MGMT has finally released another album after their almost 5-year hiatus. “Little Dark Age”, released on February 9th, features new singles like, “When You Die” and “Hand It Over.” Their electro-psychedelic pop sound that fans love still resonates on their new tracks. MGMT will be preforming at the Orpheum Theater on Friday, March 16th tickets are available on ticketmaster.com.
Miguel, Monday, March 19th at House of Blues
R&B icon Miguel will be preforming at the House of Blues on Monday, March 19th, touring his fourth studio album, The War & Leisure. The famous singer/songwriter known for hits like “Adorn”, “Sure Thing” and “Waves,” is showing fans a more psychedelic R&B sound in his new album, with more maturity in his songwriting. So, if you want a cure for the after spring break depression, tickets are on sale now on LiveNation.com.
Lorde, Tuesday, April 3rd at the TD Garden
Grammy award-winning pop artist, Lorde, is coming to the TD Garden on April 3rd, hitting the stage with other great musicians such as Run the Jewels and Mitski. This is just one of the many stops on the second leg of her Melodrama World Tour. After much anticipation, the 21-year-old “Royals” artist, dropped her second studio album, “Melodrama,” in June of 2017. Pop singles like “Green Light” and “Homemade Dynamite,” stand out on the album, highlighting the universal issues of young people today. The New Zealand artist is known to capture audiences in her trance by dancing to no choreography but instead in weird, spidery, mystical movements of her own. Tickets are on sale on Ticketmaster.com.
Turnover, Saturday, April 28th at The Sinclair
Indie rock band, Turnover, will be performing at The Sinclair on Saturday, April 28th. Their melodic dreamy sound hypnotizes listeners and instantly transports them to nostalgia. Touring their most recent album, Good Nature, the band showcases some smooth hits as well as their calming indie sound. Tickets are available on Ticketing.axs.com for $22.
Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Monday, April 30th at the Royale
Unknown Mortal Orchestra will be preforming at the Royale on Monday, April 30th. The psychedelic rock band from New Zealand, known for their 2015 album “Multi Love,” has a sound unlike any other band today. Their disco funk influences and low-fi hazy production sounds are engineered perfectly, transporting listeners to a smoky living room from the seventies. The band just released a new single, “American Guilt” on January 24th, which has a heavier rock n’ roll sound with some hints of early grunge. Tickets are on sale at Ticketing.axs.com for $25.