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Published on May 11, 2018
3 Boston music events to head out and enjoy this weekendTop photo: Royale Boston/Yelp. Other photos via Eventbrite.

If you love live music, there's no time like the present when it comes to getting out and about in Boston. From a '90s boat cruise to a major EDM club artist to Celtic music at the library, here are the local shows worth checking out this weekend.

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The 90's Boat Cruise 

Looking for a different venue for a 90s music experience? This boat cruise costume party may be your thing. Music provided by DJs Yung Tut & Stamz. Arrive early, bring cash and be prepared if Saturday's expected rain arrives a little early.

When: Friday, May 11, 7-10 p.m.
Where: Bay State Cruise Company, 200 Seaport Boulevard., #50
Admission: $25 (General Admission - Group Pack); $30 (General Admission); 21+

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Slushii at Royale 

The pop EDM artist is hosting a big party at mainstay nightclub Royale on Friday night. With a background in psychedelic power-pop, Slushii (Julian Scanlan) has been creating top dubstep and future bass tunes in recent years — you've probably heard hits like "So Long," "Twinbow," and "Luv U Need U" among many others. Come ready to dance. 

When: Friday, May 11, 10 p.m.- Saturday, May 12, 2 a.m.
Where: Royale, 279 Tremont Street
Admission: $25; 21+

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A Celtic Sojourn 

Looking for something a little more mellow and family-friendly? Head to the WGBH studio at the Boston Public Library for a Saturday afternoon of live and recorded Celtic music, from traditional ballads to modern hits. 

When: Saturday, May 12, 3-6 p.m.
Where: WGBH Studio at the Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston Street
Admission: Free; food and drink available for purchase

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