• Plus: Tommy Keene
      Venue: Iron Horse Music Hall
      Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 ~ 7:00 PM
      Price:
      Online sales for tonight's shows end at 3PM. Tickets are still available until 4PM in person at the NBO, charge by phone at 586-8686, or at the venue door tonight.
    • After spending the '80s as an up and coming jangle pop guitarist with Oh-OK, Lloyd Cole, the Golden Palominos and in his own band, Buzz of Delight, Matthew Sweet emerged in 1991 as the leading figure of the American power pop revival. Like his British counterparts Teenage Fanclub, Sweet adhered to traditional songcraft, yet subverted the form by adding noisy post-punk guitar and flourishes of country-rock, resulting in an amalgam of the Beatles, Big Star, R.E.M., and Neil Young. Sweet's third album, Girlfriend (1991), became a word-of-mouth critical and commercial hit over the course of 1992. For the next five years, as alternative rock was the dominant commercial force in rock & roll, Sweet became a very popular concert attraction and solidified his reputation as the premiere alternative pop singer/songwriter.

    • Performer Lineup:   Matthew SweetTommy Keene
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