Don’t let that extra day of February fool you, it’s already March! A new month means yet another new edition of Selected Sounds put together by our team. We’ve rounded up our most anticipated upcoming concerts for you, from local acts like Sun Young, Dead Elect, and American Symphony of Soul to popular touring acts such as Leon Bridges and Beach House. These are some shows you’ll want to clear out your calendar for!

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Sun Young, Dead Elect & more at Out of the Blue Too Art Gallery – Selected by Anna

All proceeds from the show are being split between Bernie’s campaign and Out Of The Blue– what better way to spend your Super Tuesday than supporting a candidate? Accompanying the release of a Boston for Bernie compilation featuring songs from myriad local artists, the show is accepting donations as admission and is in a space surrounded by art. Other band’s include Puppy Problems, Community College, and Saccharine.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

American Symphony of Soul with Bad and Blue at Wonder Bar – Selected by Knar

These two local acts will be bringing some explosive energy to Wonder Bar– expect big brass sounds, soulful vocals and fortified funk. Read what Jon learned about the latest album by A.S.S. and be prepared to electrify your evening.

Saturday, March 5th, 2016

Leon Bridges at The Wang Theater – Selected by Jon

Last time I saw Leon Bridges perform was at tiny Cafe 939’s Red Room. Since then, he’s made some moves. This weekend, he’s playing the Wang, a theater roughly 17 times the capacity. It’s a good thing soul music knows no size.

Friday, March 11th, 2016

Brian Fallon & The Crowes at Royale – Selected by Josh G.

With the Gaslight Anthem on hiatus, Brian Fallon’s gone solo. Eschewing his band’s loud rock, Fallon’s turned to folk music, one of his original inspirations. From the preview tracks, the move seems cathartic for Fallon, as his confessional and conversational lyrics fit nicely over quieter, more intimate arrangements. The Royale show will also act as a de facto album release party; Fallon’s Painkillers drops on the same day.

Beach House at House of Blues – Selected by Matt J.

Put on your best pair of headphones. Listen to any album by Beach House front to back. Cry that you can’t get tickets to the intimate “installation” show on the 12th. Get tickets to the show at House of Blues like everyone else.

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