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Bearstronaut Discovers New Capabilities with New Material, Plays Friday
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“We try to make it so people aren’t looking at us when we perform–they should be focusing on dancing and letting loose,” states Dave Martineau of Bearstronaut. “We want the crowd to see that we have fun onstage so they know it’s OK to do the same.”  The multifaceted artist behind the playful Boston-based quartet comes off as eager for the release of Bearstronaut’s first full length, but unsure of when it will actually happen. “All we’ve done so far are EPs and some of the stuff we’ve already put out will be on the record. We don’t know the official release date yet, since we’re not on a label or anything. But it’ll be early 2015 at the absolute latest.” More

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Right Now! benefit lines up awesome bill to fight climate change
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Summer Forest is a great name for an environmental activist and she has no problem fighting for what she believes in. The We Are Music founder’s indefatigable devotion led her to organize Right Now! — an event that merges hot Boston music acts, an interactive panel, and the fine spirits from around the northeast this Saturday at Brooklyn Boulders in Somerville. All proceeds will go to the victims of Typhoon Haiyan that devastated the Philippines late last year. More

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Aer, Right Now! Benefit, more Boston shows this weekend
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Super Bowl Sunday, folks. And no, the Pats aren’t playing, but at least Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers are, right? No? Well, if you’re looking for a different kind of music experience this weekend, we’ve got you covered. You can catch electronic music at a rock climbing gym, chamber pop music at an art museum, or experimental punk in a record store. Check out all of this weekend’s best bets. More

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Toast 2014 at one of these 10 New Year’s Eve shows in Boston
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New Year’s Eve can be overwhelming. You can spend a lot of money to get into a bar, just to spend even more money to buy drinks. You can host a party of your own and run out of PBR before midnight. You can even going into the red dropping a pretty penny on a multiple course meal at a classy restaurant. Instead, create a musical memory. Here are 10 places around Boston where you can catch some of the best shows to ring in 2014. More