It’s cool if you weren’t able to score tickets to fast sellers like Phantogram and King Krule. Not only are there a bunch of good local shows this weekend, but there’s an award ceremony dedicated to Boston music that features some local performances, as well.
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The ballot for the 2013 Boston Music Awards was revealed today, and with it comes what is probably the second biggest event of the local music scene every year: Bitching about the Boston Music Awards. If you happen to have friends in bands, or be in one yourself, you’re likely to see a deluge of complaints in your social media feeds for the next few days. Then we’ll do the whole thing all over again as the Dec. 8 event approaches. This is as it should be, because if there’s one thing that we do better than churn out good music around here, it’s constantly pick apart and whine about every other fucking thing. More