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Justin Timberlake, Kings of Leon, more Boston shows this weekend
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This week has a lot of big tickets rolling through town, but a week ago, this weekend’s concert calendar looked even tastier. See, Tasty Burger in Harvard Square had become the new hotspot of the local music scene. That is, until last weekend, when an Idiot Genes show got a bit rowdy and was cut-off 20 minutes in. Since then, the venue has suspended hosting any shows. Luckily, some of these shows have been relocated, including Guerilla Toss and Brooklyn’s Cloud Becomes Your Hand. If you’re looking to attend, check Facebook for updated info. Or if you’d prefer, check out these other shows instead. More

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Gary Clark Jr.: Next Stevie Ray Vaughan or Lenny Kravitz?
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Gary Clark Jr.’s visceral tumult and gritty guitar arrangements on 2011’s “Bright Lights” EP served as a precursor for what he was “destined to be”: the next Stevie Ray Vaughan. But now that he’s hanging with The Stones and soon to be touring with Kings of Leon, is he something else entirely? Or just another lovable artist changing as he catapults to superstardom? Before his two-night run at Royale Sunday and Monday, we take a closer took. More

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Hearing Aid: Your music taste, only better: Kings of Leon
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Embarrassed by your love of Kings of Leon? We got you. The band has become the Nashville quartet you used to love dearly but your lamestream friends continue to love for different reasons. And that hurts your soul. The good-ol’-boy southern rock stomp they used to mix so pleasantly with garage grime has slowly evolved into an embarrassing stream of arena-pop anthems. While you may desperately try to shake your love of the Kings, you’re not alone. Plenty of us are guilty of humming “Sex on Fire,” even by accident. If you’re itching to move on, check out some better options. More