Welcome to the first edition of The Sunday Post!!! Profiling the best shows going on in New England this week and keeping you updated on what's going on at your favorite music venues.
12/31 - 990WBOB's New Year's On Blast @ The Apartment 373 Richmond Street, Providence, RI
Celebrate the start of 2013 with 990WBOB's New Year's On Blast at The Apartment in Providence!!! VJ Live's Kris Hansen, The Greatest Tribute Band In The World, The Stilts and Torn Shorts will be rocking the stage along with hilarious comedy hosted by Dan Martin!!! Starts at 9pm, Tickets are $10 at the door.
1/1 - 990WBOB's Live Original Programming
Since everyone including the hard working music venue employees will be enjoying the day off while nursing that dreaded New Year's Eve hangover, log on to 990WBOB.COM to listen in to Easy Tiger with Mikey Millionaire at 7pm, The Franchise with Ferro at 8pm and Psycho Sports hosted by "Krazy" Kevin Aherne at 9pm. Get your fill on the best kick ass rock music to start the broadcasting block and finish off the night with intelligent sports talk from Kevin and his cast of cronies only on 990WBOB!!!
1/2 - Math The Band @ BAR 254 Crown Street, New Haven, CT
Providence's emphatic synth-punk duo Math The Band will be kicking off their tour of the East Coast with a free show at BAR in New Haven. Without dropping a dime you get to see one of the best up and coming acts in New England that are guaranteed to make you jump up and down like a pogo stick and give you an adrenaline rush unlike any other. Show starts at 9pm.
1/3 - Cannibal Ramblers, Volcano Kings & The Vanderbuilts @ The Salon 57 Eddy Street, Providence, RI
Rhode Island blues band Cannibal Ramblers fronted by Mark Milloff and his "Poontar" guitar, Providence noir surf-jazz quartet Volcano Kings and folk-rockers The Vanderbuilts from New York will be performing in The Cutting Room located downstairs at The Salon in Providence. Show starts around 9:30 and Ticket prices are currently TBA.
1/4 - Joe Fletcher & The Wrong Reasons, Paper Hill Casket Company & Nikki Lane @ Cafe Nine 250 State Street, New Haven, CT
It's always a good time when Joe Fletcher & The Wrong Reasons rock the stage and also one of the best musicians in Nashville, Nikki Lane will be opening the night that is definitely a show that nobody in New Haven should miss. Show starts at 9pm and Tickets are $8.
1/5 - California Smile Dense and Intense CD Release Show w/ Sideshow & Pink Eye @ Fete 103 Dike Street, Providence, RI
Rhode Island instrumental rock band California Smile will be unveiling a brand new record titled Dense and Intense in the Fete Lounge located on 103 Dike Street in the Olneyville section of Providence. Progressive Post-Hardcore band Sideshow and Pink Eye will be opening as well. Show starts at 9pm and tickets are $5.
So there you have it, this week's shows that you must check out in the New England region. Make sure every Sunday to check out 990WBOB's N.E. BOB page to be in the know on what's going on beyond your doorstep. Until then, enjoy your week and support local music.
- Rob Duguay