Welcome back to the Weekly Wrap-Up, where we deliver you the tastiest bits of each week’s Boston music news like a well-wrapped Chipotle burrito (minus the aluminum foil)!
Here Comes the Sun
Celebrate the late George Harrison’s birthday and wallow in nostalgia this Saturday, February 25th, at Union Square’s Aeronaut Brewing Co. Singer/songwriter Aubrey Haddard will be paying tribute to this beloved Beatle with covers of his works, as well as some of her own enchanting, soulful tunes. Justin Nash Fisher and Isa Burke of Lula Wiles will also be performing in celebration and remembrance of George Harrison.
Heavy Rotation Records Releases Dorm Room Sessions 12
The Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI) student-run record label, Heavy Rotation Records (HRR), recently released an eclectic compilation of music by Berklee students and alumni. The BPMI is an immersive, experiential learning program for students, which culminates with the opportunity for students to perform and participate in music festivals such as Lollapalooza, CMJ, SXSW, and Osheaga. Ranging from cozy, mellow vocals to more energetic electronic and rock, Dorm Room Sessions 12 exhibits a variety of musical styles from Berklee’s seriously talented artists. Featured artists include Lady Pills, Mayah Dyson, Flakes, Jack Martini, Aversed, Olivia Swann, and D-Will. If you missed the showcase event last week at the Sinclair celebrating the release, take a listen below.
Submit Your Music to Collective Arts Brewing
Like macaroni and cheese, sometimes putting two great things together makes an even better thing. Which is a less eloquent way of describing what founders Matt Johnston and Bob Russell are doing at Collective Arts Brewing. This Ontario-based grassroots craft brewer gets the creative juices (and beer) flowing by embracing the belief that “creativity fosters creativity.” Collective Arts Brewing brings together emerging artists, musicians, and filmmakers in their creative quest. Want to see your band’s album art on a Collective Arts beer label? Follow this link to learn more about it and submit your work!