Fair warning, music lovers: March is going to be a big one.
There are tons of outstanding shows coming to the city this month such as Body/Head, All Them Witches, Oh Pep!, Homeshake, Rubblebucket, and more. You won’t want to skip these wild performances, so check out our list of 10 concerts that need to be on your radar in March below.
All shows have been selected by Indie88 staff for this sponsored feature.
March 9 | The Great Hall | Tickets
Self proclaimed free rock/noise duo Body/Head is set to hit The Great Hall on March 9th where they’ll be playing their surrealist, unpredictable tunes. The show is sure to be a wild one, as frontwoman Kim Gordan (of Sonic Youth) is full of spur-of-the-moment improvisations and will likely give you a once-in-a-lifetime experience. You won’t want to miss out on this out-of-body musical show!
March 14 | The Horseshoe Tavern | Tickets
Rubblebucket, composed of Kalmia Traver and Alex Toth, are a Brooklyn based art pop and indie dance band who constantly deliver rad indie rock tracks. The pair actually used to be a couple, and most of their airy, lavish tracks revolve around the difficult, yet euphoric feelings surrounding their breakup. You won’t want to miss out on their dreamy, danceable tunes, which are coming to The Horseshoe Tavern on March 14th.
All Them Witches
March 16 | The Opera House | Tickets
Nashville four piece All Them Witches are hitting The Opera House on March 16th, where they’ll be playing their biggest sound yet. Their latest tunes are intimate and redefine who they are as a band, as their last album is sprinkled with a balance of elaborate grooves and organ-based jams. From mellow, patient tunes to heavy, almost metal style riffing, this band delivers a little bit of everything.
March 18 | The Horseshoe Tavern | Tickets
English singer-songwriter Sam Fender will be bringing his edgy, emotive tracks to the Horsehoe Tavern on March 18th. His tracks revolve around social awareness, exploring difficult themes like mental health, political havoc, and a confused generation, so get ready to explore some deep topics while dancing along to his killer tracks.
March 19 | The Baby G | Tickets
Catch Oh Pep! on March 19th at The Baby G where the pair will be playing tunes from their cohesive, dreamy record I Wasn’t Only Thinking About You… The album is unbelievably cohesive, with complex tracks that doesn’t over simplify or glamourize love. The apologetically indie pop album is distinctly memorable, looking at themes of heartbreak, euphoria, and friendship with specific lyrical details.
Wooden Sky + Casper Skulls
March 22 | Lee’s Palace | Tickets
This all Canadian lineup sees indie folk band The Wooden Sky and indie rock band Casper Skulls bringing their rad tracks to Lee’s Palace on March 22nd. Both bands like to explore uncharted sonic waters in their tunes, trying to bring layers of textures to the forefront while delivering catchy, punchy lyrics.
March 22 | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | Tickets
Indie88 proudly welcomes Amanda Palmer: There Will Be No Intermission Tour on Friday, March 22nd 2019 at Queen Elizabeth Theatre. The show is sure to make waves, as Palmer brings her provocative and fearless songwriting to the stage with punchy, catchy tunes and boisterous instrumental lines.
José González & The String Theory
March 26 | Danforth Music Hall | Tickets
José González’s stirring, orchestral tracks will definitely fill the room at the Danforth Music Hall on March 26th. González will be playing alongside The String Theory, a Berlin and Gothenburg-based artist collective, think tank, and experimental chamber orchestra. Together, they’ll build a gap between modern pop and classical music, making for a truly emotive experience.
March 30 | Hard Luck Bar | Tickets
Stockholm act the Viagra Boys will be blasting out the Hard Luck Bar on March 30th with their gritty, pounding tunes and crooning baritone vocals. Together, the band plays a peculiar mix of street blues, punk, and krautrock, so this show is sure to be a dynamic one as Viagra Boys mark their own space in the current musical landscape.
March 31 | Phoenix Concert Theatre | Tickets
Mac DeMarco guitarist Peter Sagar will be bringing his Homeshake project and dreamy, groovy tunes to the Phoenix on February 18th. With a delicate balance of sweet, silky melodies and harder, elaborate 80’s synth pop grooves, you’ll definitely be dancing at this upcoming show. You won’t want to miss the opener either, as Yves Jarvis, who formerly went by Un Blonde, will be playing his melancholic grooves as well.
Lead photo courtesy of Salina Ladha.