Greg Shea

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Watch Dermot Kennedy Perform An Acoustic Set Live In The Studio

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

The expressive vocalist took a break from touring to perform an intimate, captivating set for WGBH.


Watch Jason Isbell Perform 'Palmetto Rose' Live

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

The two-time Grammy winner performs a blues-rock song in front of a sold-out crowd in Boston.


Front Row: Madisen Ward And The Mama Bear, 'Yellow Taxi'

Friday, January 22, 2016

The mother-son duo Madisen Ward & The Mama Bear isn't all sweet-natured charm; it's got impressive songs and powerful voices to match. The pair's debut album, Skeleton Crew, tells a powerful story with fully realized characters and places.

Take "Yellow Taxi," a song that feels like a happy sing-along, ...


Front Row: The Oh Hellos, 'Dear Wormwood'

Friday, January 15, 2016

The title track to The Oh Hellos' 2015 album Dear Wormwood beautifully captures the spirit of an album that's all about identity. Brother-and-sister duo Tyler and Maggie Heath shaped the record's concept around the idea of a character who writes letters to a tormentor, inspired by C.S. Lewis' ...


Front Row: Conor Oberst, 'Artifact #1' (Live)

Friday, August 21, 2015

"It's a well-kept secret that I put out a new record last year," Conor Oberst said from the stage of Boston's House Of Blues, where he performed a number of songs from 2014's Upside Down Mountain as well as many Bright Eyes fan favorites. ...


Front Row: Gem Club, '252'

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Following their appearance at an All Songs Considered listening party held at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Gem Club's Christopher Barnes and Ieva Berberian, both Berklee graduates, performed in front of a live audience at Café 939. Barnes had written this song, "252," while a ...


Evenly Odd: Carl Nielsen's Distinctive Symphonies

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

"Quirky" is a descriptor that seems to have stuck to Danish composer Carl Nielsen, born 150 years ago on June 9, 1865.

The late music critic Michael Steinberg said Nielsen was a "very great and very quirky composer at the same time." New York Philharmonic music ...


Front Row: The Ting Tings, 'Do It Again'

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The Ting Tings, the duo of Katie White (vocals/guitar/cowbell) and Jules De Martino (drums/guitar/vocals), formed in the Salford district of Manchester, England in 2007. The next year, the band's single "That's Not My Name" topped the U.K. Singles Chart.

The Ting Tings' third full-length album, Super Critical, came ...


Punch Brothers, 'Familiarity'

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

When I asked Chris Thile (mandolin/vocals) and Gabe Witcher (fiddle/percussion/vocals) about the song "Familiarity" before Punch Brothers took the stage at Boston's House of Blues March 6, both of their faces lit up. It's clear this particular song — among a number of notable ones on ...


Front Row: Chadwick Stokes, 'I Want You Like A Seatbelt'

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Back on Dec. 20, Boston's Chadwick Stokes, frontman for Dispatch and State Radio, performed "I Want You Like A Seatbelt" live at House Of Blues Boston. This was the seventh annual Calling All Crows benefit concert; Calling All Crows is a non-profit organization Stokes co-founded in 2008. The group "works ...


Dry The River, Live In Concert

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Back on Nov. 4, the British alt-rock band Dry The River performed live at Brighton Music Hall in Boston. "Gethsemane" is from Dry The River's second album, last year's Alarms In The Heart.

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You can watch Dry The River's full set live at Brighton Music ...


Front Row: Milo Greene, 'On The Fence'

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

The L.A. pop-rock band Milo Greene performed live at House Of Blues in Boston on Oct. 18, 2014. The group played an assortment of songs from its synth-heavy second album, this year's Control, as well as fan favorites from Milo Greene's 2012 debut. Here's one from the new album, called ...


Front Row: Rubblebucket, 'Pain From Love'

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

The Boston band Rubblebucket, known for its spirited live shows, closed out its fall 2014 tour at its hometown Paradise Rock Club in Boston. The group went out with a literal and figurative blast — complete with confetti cannons, glitter balloons, crowd-surfing and general delirium. "Pain From Love" is ...


Front Row: Nathaniel Rateliff, 'Still Trying'

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Singer-songwriter Nathaniel Rateliff performed live at Brighton Music Hall in Boston on Nov. 4. Rateliff told us before the show that this song, "Still Trying," "is a song about struggling with alcoholism and how you go to bed drunk and you tell yourself, 'Tomorrow, I'm gonna sober up and totally ...


Front Row: Bombay Bicycle Club, 'Feel'

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

The genre-bending indie-rock band Bombay Bicycle Club formed in North London in 2005. At House Of Blues Boston on Oct. 18, the group put on a high-octane set that spanned its four full-length albums and three EPs. The sold–out Saturday-night crowd witnessed an unforgettable performance — including this rendition of ...


Front Row: St. Paul And The Broken Bones, 'I'm Torn Up'

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

St. Paul And The Broken Bones nearly blew the roof off Boston's legendary Paradise Rock Club — and on a Tuesday night, no less. The soulful Birmingham, Ala., rock band left the sold-out crowd in a state of delirium that lasted long after the end of an unforgettable 90-minute ...


Front Row: Trampled By Turtles, 'Wild Animals'

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

The Minnesota bluegrass-rock band Trampled By Turtles recently performed the title track from its latest album, Wild Animals, live at House Of Blues Boston.

Mandolinist Erik Berry sat down with WGBH Music before the show and spoke about the live version of the song, which he said takes on ...


Front Row: Nick Waterhouse, 'Holly'

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The L.A. singer Nick Waterhouse performs the title track from his latest album, Holly, live at Brighton Music Hall in Allston, Mass.

Waterhouse sat down with WGBH Music's Edgar B. Herwick III before the show to discuss the new album. "A lot of the tunes and a lot of the ...


Front Row: The Jezabels, 'Time To Dance'

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

An Australian indie-pop band, The Jezabels performed "Time To Dance" live at Brighton Music Hall in Allston, Mass., on June 17. The band's second full-length studio album, The Brink, was released earlier this year.

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Front Row: First Aid Kit, 'My Silver Lining'

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

First Aid Kit performed "My Silver Lining" live at Boston's Paradise Rock Club on June 8. The song is from First Aid Kit's third album, Stay Gold, released two days after this sold-out show was recorded for WGBH's Front Row Boston.

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