It was a great time, as per usual, filling in for Sean on this week's edition of College Countdown. A LOT of the great bands that you heard today are coming to town. Check them out, live! Japanese Breakfast at the SPACE Gallery in Portland, ME on July 25; Peter Bjorn and John @ the Royale in Boston, MA on September 25; Sara Watkins @ Brighton Music Hall, Boston, MA on Oct. 1 and @ Longfellow Square in Portland, MA on Oct. 2; The Broods @ The Royale in Boston, MA on August 3; Kristin Kontrol @ The House of Blues, Boston, MA on July 28; The Claypool Lennon Delirium @ The House of Blues, Boston, MA on August 28; Diarrhea Planet @ The Sinclair, Cambridge, MA on Oct. 1; Kaleo @ the Paradise Rock Club on Oct. 9; Car Seat Headreast @ The Sinclair in Cambridge, MA on Sept. 17; The Kills @ The State Theater, Portland, ME on Sept. 20; Tegan and Sara @ The House of Blues, Boston, MA on Oct. 31; DJ Shadow @ The Paradise Rock Club, Boston, MA on Oct. 11; Whitney @ Great Scott, Allston, MA on Oct. 9; Mitski @ SPACE Gallery in Portland, MA on July 25. Suellen
College Countdown Playlists
Sean goes on vacation and Faye plays the tunes
Thanks to Sean for letting me sit in and spin the top forty albums playing on the CMJ charts. Many of the bands that you heard are coming around this summer and fall so try to see them live. For past listings, see the previous College Countdown posts but the ones I think you should check out, in particular, are these: Big Thief @ Rockon Concert Cruise, Boston, MA on 7/19/16; Sturgill Simpson @ The Orpheum, Boston, MA on 10/9/16; Andy Shauf @ The Boarding House Park, Lowell, MA on 7/23/16; Fruit Bats @ The Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI on 7/22-24/16; M83 @ The Blue Hills Bank Pavillion, Boston, MA on 7/21/16. Suellen
Always fun to be able to give Sean the day off and sit in for College Countdown. It's summertime and so you know what that means, ....it's touring season! Many of the bands that you heard on the show today are coming to the area and YOU should go and see them. David Bazan @ the Sinclair in Cambridge, MA on 7/5/16; Frightened Rabbit @ the Port City Music Hall, Portland, ME on 7/22/16; Aesop Rock @ the Port City Music Hall, Portland, ME on 6/15/16; The Coathangers @ Once, Sommerville, MA on 7/14/16; Strugill Simpson @ The Orpheum in Boston, on 10/9/16; Modern Baseball @ The House of Blues, Boston on 6/23/16; Nothing @ the Sinclair, Cambridge, MA on 6/5/16; Fruit Bats @ the Newport Folk Festival from 7-22 to 7-24, 2016; Pity Sex @ the Sinclair in Cambridge, MA on 6/9/16; White Lung @ the Brighton Music Hall, Boston on 7/30/16; M83 @ the Blue Hills Bank Pavillion, Boston on 7/21/16. For a more complete list of acts who are playing in the area, please look on the listings in the archives of College Countdown. Thanks for listening, Suellen.