Tag: Pearl Street

John-Darnielle-636x310

Mountain Goats Mix Catharsis and Humor at Pearl Street

John Darnielle’s Mountain Goats fanbase is so devoted that when he said something onstage Tuesday at Pearl Street in Northampton about having recently written a bunch of Mountain Goats songs that will never get released, there were people in the crowd who wanted to hear them — all of them. Darnielle wisely kept to just one, voicing his suspicion that others who…

Dinosaur Jr. Balance Heft With Harmony at Pearl Street

After years of bludgeoning audiences with wave after wave of churning, sludgy power rock — in a good way — Dinosaur Jr.’s more recent shows, like the one Wednesday night at Pearl Street in Northampton, have introduced a new dynamic: slow jams, or what passes for slow jams from the influential Amherst trio. The band’s last two albums, 2009’s “Farm”…

Divine Fits adds Northampton date to fall club tour

The Spoon/Wolf Parade side project Divine Fits announced a slew of new tour dates today, including a show October 19 at Pearl Street in Northampton. Tickets go on sale Friday, Sept. 7, at 10 a.m. for $18 via www.nbotickets.com. The band features Britt Daniels of Spoon, Dan Boeckner of Wolf Parade/Handsome Furs and Sam Brown of the New Bomb Turks.…