3 primo music events in Boston this weekend

3 primo music events in Boston this weekend
Provincetown II. | Photo: Lily S./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on September 07, 2018.

If you love live music, there's no time like the present when it comes to getting out and about in Boston. From a harbor cruise with live dance bands to a bar brunch with reggae music, here are some local shows worth checking out this weekend.

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3 of 6 Endless Summer Harbor Cruise with Bailout and Stomping Melvin

On Saturday afternoon, The Provincetown II harbor cruise ship will embark on a four-hour tour featuring live music by dance bands Bailout and Stomping Melvin. The annual event is now in its tenth year, and the cruise will take place rain or shine.

When: Saturday, September 8, 12-4 p.m.
Where: Bay State Cruise Company, 200 Seaport Blvd., #50
Admission: $25
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Back to School ft. DJ Tao

On Saturday night, multilevel dance club Royale is hosting a 21+ Back To School theme night with live music from DJ Tao. Early arrivals get in free, while there's a cover charge for arriving after 11 p.m.

Potential partygoers should be aware that the dress code forbids shorts, baggy and oversized clothing, hats, flip flops, boots and hoodies.

When: Saturday, September 8, 10 p.m.- Sunday, September 9, 2 a.m.
Where: Royale, 279 Tremont St.
Admission: Free before 11 p.m.; $10 (Group 4 Pack); $15 (General Admission)
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Live Reggae Brunch

Finally, on Sunday at noon, Boston networking group WBOP is hosting its weekly brunch at bi-level sports bar West End Johnnie's, featuring live reggae music from Errol Strength & D'Conscious Band. Admission is free, but an RSVP is required.

When: Sunday, September 9, 12-3:30 p.m.
Where: West End Johnnie’s, 138 Portland St.
Admission: Free (reservation required)
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