Boston/ Arts & Culture
Published on October 11, 2018
3 music events to look forward to in Boston this weekendPhoto: Royale Boston/Yelp

If you'd love to take advantage of the music offerings near you, this weekend offers several great reasons to leave the house.

From minimalist sound art to a fall dance party, read on for a local music to-do list to fill your calendar this week.

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Richard Chartier and Victoria Shen at Boston City Hall

First up, the Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture and the Harvard Graduate School of Design are behind "Concrete Sounds: Multichannel Experimental Electronics in Boston City Hall." The free-with-RSVP concert and multimedia installation features performances by minimalist sound artist Richard Chartier and Somerville­-based multimedia artist and musician Victoria Shen. 

When: Friday, Oct. 12, 8-11 p.m.
Where: Boston City Hall (mezzanine), 1 City Hall Square.
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to register

Mix Down Party in celebration of The Bridge Sound & Stage

Next, The Bridge Sound and Stage studio is throwing a party to celebrate its 10th anniversary and the release of "617Sessions: Sound of Our Town 2018," a 10-track compilation of local artists. The free party with live performances from Marquis Filthy and Paper Citizen will take place at the Hojoko tavern in Fenway. Others on the record include Oompa, Prior Panic and Valleyheart.

When: Friday, Oct. 12, 8 p.m.–midnight
Where: Hojoko, 1271 Boylston St..
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to register

Fall Fest Royale Saturdays

Finally, Royale nightclub is putting on its Fall Fest dance party. It's free to get in before 11 p.m. ($15 afterward) to hear music spun by Boston's own DJ Breeazy. It's a 21-and-over event.

When: Saturday, Oct. 13, 10 p.m.- Sunday, Oct. 14, 2 a.m.
Where: Royale, 279 Tremont St..
Admission: Free before 11:00 p.m., $15 after
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets