Music: Austin’s Black Joe Lewis and Honeybears bring punked-up blues to Boston

Black Joe Lewis brings a primal power to his rock and blues that is exceedingly rare these days. While he’s cited Howlin’ Wolf and James Brown as two major influences, and they certainly are, we’d add the late Johnny “Clyde” Copeland, another guitarslinger whose raw passion and ‘swing for the fences’ vocal style was unforgettable.Black…

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White Denim rocks Boston

White Denim bassist Steve Terebecki told us last week that their live shows tend to favor more of their harder rocking, most energetic songs, and he certainly didn’t lie, based on Tuesday night’s raucous rock show at Brighton Music Hall. White Denim played almost two hours, with a nice selection of tunes from their brand…

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CONCERT: Rising Nashville singer from Holliston Kathleen Regan to perform Sept. 6 in Bellingham

Kathleen Regan, a 2012 graduate of Holliston High School, will return to her roots with an intimate evening of songs at Marketplace Theatre in Bellingham on Sept. 6.Since first appearing on stage at the age of 4 as Gretl Von Trapp in “The Sound of Music,” Regan has built an impressive resume of stage experience,…

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Anne McCue, Angela Perley a potent double bill

While we’re all spinning between stadiums, ballparks, and major music venues this month, the Narrows Center in Fall River snuck in a dazzling doubleheader on Saturday night, featuring two of the most exciting female rock talents in the country.Saturday’s lineup had Australian singer/guitarist Anne McCue, fronting her trio, and Columbus, Ohio’s Angela Perley and the…

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