Photos and video of the fourth night of preliminaries at WBCN Rock N’ Roll Rumble on April 9th

Sarah RabDAU at WBCNs Rock N Roll Rumble
Sarah RabDAU at WBCN's Rock N' Roll Rumble

My collaboration with Ryan’s Smashing Life continues with an assortment of photos and a video from the fourth night of preliminaries at WBCN’s 31st Annual Rock N’ Roll Rumble on April 9th. Visit RSL to see a review, photos and video.

On the surface, it seems like a great idea to go to nine rock shows in two weeks. It turns out to be a little crazy. It’s fun — but I’ve learned to really appreciate good shoes and the right pair of socks!

The crazy band of music loving bloggers over at Boston Band Crush are also writing about each night at the Rumble.

Here’s a video I shot on Thursday of Sarah RabDAU and Self-Employed Assassins who won the fourth night of preliminaries. They’ll go on to compete in the semi-finals at the Middle East Downstairs on April 16th or 17th.

Photos and video from the second and third preliminary nights of WBCN’s 31st Annual Rock N’ Roll Rumble

The Motion Sick / WBCN's 31st Annual Rock N' Roll Rumble / Preliminary Night #3

(The Motion Sick competed on the second night of preliminaries)

Ryan’s Smashing Life has reviews of the second and third preliminary nights of WBCN’s Rock N’ Roll Rumble at The Middle East Upstairs including my photos and videos.

Video of The Dirty Truckers performing “Boston Wrangler” at Rumble preliminaries

Here’s the video I shot of The Dirty Truckers performing “Boston Wrangler” at the third preliminary night on April 7th. They will compete in the semi-finals on April 16th at The Middle East Downstairs.

Photos and videos of WBCN’s 31st Annual Rock N’ Roll Rumble

The Luxury won the first round of WBCN's 31st Annual Rock N' Roll Rumble

My photos and some videos of WBCN’s 31st Annual Rock N’ Roll Rumble are being published on the always awesome Ryan Spaulding’s music blog at Ryan’s Smashing Life. Here’s our coverage of Sunday night’s festivities.

The Rock N’ Roll Rumble is a “battle of the bands” style competition for Boston area bands. Anngelle Wood, WBCN DJ of weekly show Boston Emissions is the host of this year’s festivities. She’s done a great job putting it together. Most battle of the bands do not have the best reputation but WBCN’s annual event is one of the good ones.

The winners so far include The Luxury who won on April 5th and Gravehaven who won on April 6th. Check Ryan’s Smashing Life for the Rumble schedule.

The Luxury perform “Seven Stories” at the first night of WBCN’s Rock N’ Roll Rumble

Here’s a video I shot Sunday night of The Luxury singing “Seven Stories.” They go on to play in the semi-finals on April 16th at The Middle East Downstairs.

Sooz TV Music Video: The Luxury at The Middle East Upstairs

Sooz TV Adam Ritchie from The Lights Out joined The Luxury on guitar for “Ocean’s Limerick” at the Middle East on February 20th. And here’s the video I shot. The Luxury is a great (really great) rock band from Boston. They won the “open for Coldplay” contest last Fall at The Boston Garden and have a new album in the works. Check out their website, become a fan on Facebook and join their group on Facebook .

The Luxury’s next show in Boston is on March 21st as guests of The Click Five’s Saturday night residency at my favorite spot, the Lizard Lounge, in Cambridge. They will also be playing in the 21st Annual WBCN Rock N’ Roll Rumble in April at The Middle East.

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