Flying Vipers

A conversation with New Hampshire natives John and Marc Beaudette of Flying Vipers, who just released their second tape and have a show in Boston on Friday.

Now Hear This January

Music writer Austin Sorette shares his reviews of the latest releases from Seacoast bands Lilith, Rick Rude, and Black Lake.

Sofar Sounds

On Friday, a secret gig featuring secret acts takes place at a secret location. It's part of Sofar Sounds, which brings intimate shows to rooms around the world. Portsmouth is the latest city to join the Sofar community.

RPM Challenge Listening Party

Since its launch in 2006, the RPM Challenge has resulted in the creation of tens of thousands of new songs and CDs. The numbers will continue to climb in February as the 12th annual Record Production Month unfolds.

Michael Trautman Zest Fest

It will be a silent couple of nights this weekend for Christmas, so we’re shifting our weekly top-five list to the days in between Christmas and New Year’s Eve, when many lucky locals are on holiday break and looking for things to do.

tip five albums 2016

Music writer Austin Sorette explains his selections for the top five Seacoast albums of 2016.

Now Hear This Flynn Capecelatro Superdude

Reviews of the latest albums from local acts Guy Capecelatro III, Superdude, and Mara Flynn.

Top Five Things Dec. 9

Our roundup of weekend entertainment on the Seacoast includes food, art, music, and celebration — and not all of it is tied to the holidays.

Labrie Family Skate

For the next three weeks, Seacoast entertainment will be dominated by the holidays. Don’t fight it; just pour some rum in your eggnog and ease into the festive spirit. Here are some ways to enjoy the season.

Jonathan Richman

Events coming up around the Seacoast this weekend include theater, storytelling, live music, a food discussion, and more. Check out some of the highlights.