5 Live Music Musts - April 14, 2017

Friday, April 14, 2017
Ken Abrams, GoLocalProv Music Critic

PJ Harvey
Alt-Rock Legend PJ Harvey Plays House of Blues in Boston Monday
Looking for good tunes around town this holiday weekend? Look no further than “5 Live Music Musts.” We present a major dose of classic pop tonight at Twin River, enough Indie to satisfy the West End hipster in you, and an alternative diva up the road in Boston. Round out the list with some pure and easy rock and roll and we’ve got you covered.  

  • Olivia Newton-John Friday

    Four time Grammy winner Olivia Newton-John was one of the biggest stars in the world in the 1970’s. The Australian native’s sugar pop hits like “Please Mr. Please,” and “I Honestly Love You” and ruled the AM airwaves. She’s performing Friday at the Twin River Events Center. Show begins promptly at 8PM – details here.

     
  • Sean Rowe Friday

    Singer-Songwriter Sean Rowe returns to the Columbus Theatre in Providence Friday for a show on the heels of his 2017 release New Lore. The album highlights Rowe’s alt-folk style, which can be heard in the song “To Leave Something Behind,” featured in the recent hit movie The Accountant. Catch him tonight at 8PM – Sam Ross opens. Ticket information here.

     
  • P.J. Harvey Monday

    Head up to House of Blues in Boston Monday for a rare show from PJ Harvey, the highly acclaimed singer who has lived on the cutting edge of popular music for over 25 years. She’s celebrating a new release, The Hope Six Demolition Project, which solidifies her reputation as a leading female voice in alternative music. Would you believe some tickets remain? Click here for details.

     
  • Rumjacks at Firehouse 13

    The Rumjacks are a folk-punk band from Sydney Australia and tonight (Friday) they hit Firehouse 13 in Providence, RI. Fans of the Dropkick Murphy’s will enjoy their kick ass brand of Celtic inspired rock and roll as they stop by on their first US tour. Openers include Pourmen, the Gobshites, and the Cop Outs. Music starts at 9PM – details here.

     

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