Knar BedianWeekly Wrap-Up: 3/6/16 Araz Havan March 8, 2016 Columns, Featured, Weekly Wrap-Up Spring is just around the corner, and I can’t wait. Warmer weather means I won’t be toting a voluminous jacket to concerts, and really, is there anything better than skipping coat check? No, there isn’t. Gallery 263 Launches Kickstarter Campaign Gallery 263 started a Kickstarter campaign to continue their mission of promoting the arts in their Cambridge community. The exhibition space and performance venue is not only “dedicated to fostering public engagement, enrichment, and exchange,” but to “empower artists and nurture innovation.” Their many programs include artist residencies, yoga, stand-up comedy, and art exhibits. Gallery 263 aims to raise ten thousand dollars to increase their reach on the community. The funds would allow them to add more programs, help more artists, and increase their own presence in the community. Help contribute to the local arts scene here. The Ballroom Thieves Featured On NPR In an update of their collaborative efforts, The Ballroom Thieves and the Maine Youth Rock Orchestra have recorded a music video for “Bury Me Smiling.” Featured on NPR’s All Songs Considered, the video showcases all the right elements. See for yourself below. Michael Christmas Announces Free Show Michael Christmas announced a surprise, free show with a Q&A session from his Instagram last week. He will be performing new music with Originalkadeem at the ‘47 Brand Flagship Store on Friday, March 11th. Space is very limited and it’s first-come first serve, so if you didn’t get a guaranteed admission ticket already, make sure you’re ready to line up. The show is all ages and starts at 7:30 pm. Rock & Rumble Announces 2016 Lineup The 2016 Rock and Roll Rumble announced the featured bands on Boston Emissions this past weekend. While the individual nightly lineups are yet to be announced (March 13th is the big day) the 24 bands playing throughout April are no longer a secret. Check them out here! Acts like Analog Heart, Abbie Barrett, and Jack Romanov are sure to keep you on your toes. Tall Heights’ Call For Cover Ideas Last month Tall Heights asked fans on Facebook to recommend the next song they would cover. With all the suggestions, Tall Heights went ahead and made a Spotify playlist – talk about dedication to research and fan gratification – of a great variety of songs. You can still submit songs to add to the list by checking out their Facebook page. Imagine the bragging rights you’d earn if they chose yours. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.