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Sidewalk Driver: Dodging Normality in Sound and Style
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The outlandish live antics of Sidewalk Driver are practically legendary and perhaps quintessential to anyone who considers themselves a true fan of the Boston Music Scene. From his avalanche rock and roll energy to his always captivating onstage get-up, frontman Tad McKitterick is completely comfortable in his own renown. In fact, he seemingly revels in it. So it’s only natural for him to deflect predictable inquiries regarding his stage persona with the greatest of ease. “I’m not a very image conscience person. I don’t perform like a normal person. I don’t act like a normal person–so why should I look like one?” More

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Boston Does Boston: Local bands cover each other this weekend
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On Valentine’s Day, Jason Dunn of the Boston band The Luxury broke his ankle while trying to get one of his cats to come in from the cold. In the idle months that followed, he needed something to keep him busy while gimping around the house. So he did what any enterprising musician would do after a Valentine’s Day accident — set up 30 “dates” for 30 bands to play each other’s songs. And so “Boston Does Boston” was born, which is now a double-disc CD compilation of Boston artists covering other Boston artists with three shows this weekend featuring 16 of the 30 acts over three nights (Friday at Brighton Music Hall, Saturday at Great Scott, and a grand finale Sunday at Brighton Music Hall). More