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September 20, 2017

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Worshipper Headlines Day 1 of Forge Fest at Dusk

This coming weekend at Dusk in Providence, there’s going to be a ginormous festival showcasing some of the best metal and hard rock from around New England. It’s called Forge Fest and the first edition of it is happening on September 22 & 23 with Providence booking entity Brass n’ Ammo and teaming up with

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RIEMA urges Rhode Islanders to prepare for the effects of Hurricane Jose

The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) advises Rhode Islanders to prepare for the impacts of Hurricane Jose. Rhode Island coastal communities are currently under a Tropical Storm Warning. Jose slowly continues to track closer to New England with the effects of the storm scheduled to impact Rhode Island Tuesday evening through Wednesday afternoon. RIEMA

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Toad & The Stooligans ring in release of ‘Very Handsome’ At Fete

Providence alternative hip-hop act Toad & The Stooligans exhibit an uncanny style of charisma whenever they perform. It’s not even pretentious, more like contagious with the vibe and energy the band resonates. Their debut full-length album, Very Handsome, came out on September 15 and they achieve a rare goal of capturing their live essence right

4 Bridges Ride will cause brief road closures, delays in Newport, Jamestown and North Kingstown on Sunday morning

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) Foundation announced today that due to its charity event, the 4 Bridges Ride on Sunday, September 17th, early morning motorists in the Jamestown, North Kingstown and Newport area should be prepared for slight delays and traffic detours. The 4 Bridges Ride, a 26-mile charity bike ride hosted by the RITBA

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Waterfront Retreat in Quonochontaug Sells for $3.95M

Lila Delman Real Estate International has announced the sale of 419 West Beach Road in Charlestown, the property was sold for $3,950,000. This marks the second highest sale in Charlestown this year. On April 21, High Point, one of Charlestown’s iconic properties, was sold for $4,025,000, which represents the highest single-family home sale in Charlestown

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5th annual Ocean Road 10K race on October 1st will benefit Narragansett Historical Society

On October 1st, runners and walkers will participate in the fifth annual Ocean Road 10K presented by Polar Seltzer, a road race hosted each year in Narragansett, Rhode Island. A portion of each registration fee will be donated to the Narragansett Historical Society. The event, which has been popular with local and visiting participants alike, and is on

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo to close inaugural concert season at Bold Point Park

The 1980s female rock icon Pat Benatar and her producer-guitarist-husband, Neil Giraldo, are ready to bring the inaugural concert season at Bold Point Park in East Providence to a successful close on Friday, September 22nd with gates opening at 5:00 p.m.  Set times are subject to change, check www.riwaterfrontevents.com for confirmed lineup updates.  Advance ticket

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Benny’s to close all 31 stores by end of year

A Rhode Island retail fixture will be no more by the end of 2017. Benny’s stores will cease operations at all locations in Rhode Island Connecticut and Massachusetts by the end of 2017, the company announced via press release today. Citing the desire of the Bromberg family ownership to retire from the operation of the

Consider Yourself celebrate release of ‘Flesh Grenade’ at Aurora on September 8th

There’s a sonic art to mastering the abstract. Sound waves bounce off of imaginary boundaries as if they were riding up through a cylinder into an infinite abyss. Providence trio Consider Yourself (formerly known as Two Brothers) exhibit these techniques with a particular style that melds progressive, math and post-rock to unleash musical fury. Their

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Chicago’s NE-HI takes the stage at AS220 on September 12

Coming out of The Windy City’s storied and illustrious indie rock scene, NE-HI fine tuned their jangly and rhythmic sound when their sophomore release Others came out on February 24 via Grand Jury Music. The dual vocals of guitarists Jason Balla and Mikey Wells convey unique quirks while the rhythm section of bassist James Weir

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