Friday, June 29, 2012
Did you attend Thursday's Patch Battle of the Bands concert at The Harp? If you took photos, upload to the article.
The President, The Truezoos and Forget the Former rocked The Harp at the Patch Battle of the Bands concert in Boston on Thursday. Well more than 100 people came to listen to the local bands and musicians. Did you attend? Upload your photos to this article.
Forget the Former, The Truezoos and The President take center stage at The Harp in Boston.
Local musicians rocked The Harp in Boston Thursday night in Patch's Battle of the Bands finale showcase. Fans joined band members and the Patch family for an evening of free live music from contest runners up, Forget the Former and The Truezoos, as well contest winner, The President. The concert capped off the Battle of the Bands competition that kicked off in March with three regional competitions and continued with the final round, which was won by The President, a Wakefield rapper, who captivated the crowd Thursday with an hour-plus set at The Harp.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Local musicians voted by Patch readers play The Harp in Boston -- and you're invited.
It’s been months in the making, but the Patch Battle of the Bands concert is finally here. Tonight, local musicians voted by you will perform at The Harp in Boston. The winner of our Battle of the Bands Contest, The President, will hit the stage after contest runners up The Truezoos and Forget the Former start the night off with their own sets. The President, aka Nicholas Kermelewicz of Wakefield, was the top vote getter in our contest. The contest kicked off with a call for videos in February. Twenty-four bands and musicians squared off in three separate regional contests: Greater Boston, North Shore/Merrimack Valley and South Shore/Cape Cod and the Islands. The top two finishers by region went to the finals, which was won by The …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Stop by the library today to see the artwork.
There are only a few days left in the month to check out the student art work on display at the Flint Memorial Library. The art was produced by kids of all ages that took art classes with Kim Scher. There will be an artist reception on June 28 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Stop by to meet the artists and enjoy refreshments.
New name, same commitment for Tewksbury band.
Sometimes small changes make a really big difference and for one Tewksbury band, Forget the Former, 2012 has been a year of reinventing, improving and building on their already solid reputation. On Thursday, they will perform at Patch's Battle of the Bands concert at The Harp in Boston along with The Truezoos and the winner of the Video Battle of the Bands, The President. Register for this free event on our Event Brite page. These three musicians were originally called “Breakthrough” and, as you may recall, were the 2011 winners of the first ever, Patch Battle of The Bands. Together for the past two years, Ben Hanson, Daniel Daley and Bobby Briggs spent much of the past year looking for ways to improve and mature as a band. First on the…
The winner of Patch's "Battle of the Bands," rap act, "The President," from Wakefield, MA, will perform his original raps on Thursday night at The Harp in Boston.
Wakefield rapper "The President" will be keeping it local on Thursday night during his headlining performance at The Harp (85 Causeway St.) in Boston. The winner of Patch's "Battle of the Bands," Nicholas Kermelewicz of Wakefield, who goes by the name The President, will be rapping 14 to 16 original songs with self-written lyrics and beats. "It's all local rap and hip hop," he said. "It's a chance to stand in front of everybody and tell my story with my music." In addition to The President, fans will see rapper Nixon Nyce, rapper and producer Jae Fatal, and singer Kally Riddinger, three people who will perform alongside The President. Kermelewicz said that in addition to the song that won the contest, and obvious choice for the concert, …
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Top finalists in Patch's Battle of the Bands representing Danvers, The Truezoos, will treat fans to a non-stop set of rock at The Harp on June 28.
No glitz, no glamour, no problem. For Sean O'Sullivan, Jeff Kereakoglow and Marc Hoffman, the three members of the up and coming rock band The Truezoos, it's all about the music. On Thursday, they will perform at Patch's Battle of the Bands concert at The Harp in Boston along with Forget the Former and the winner of the Video Battle of the Bands, The President. Register for this free event on our Event Brite page. The Georgetown natives decided to go all in back in 2009, after finishing up college, and are now working day jobs "just to pay the bills," as founding band member Sean O'Sullivan stated, because "the music is our priority." The Truezoos style of music, which lead singer/lead guitarist Sean O'Sullivan described as funky-fresh, …
Monday, June 18, 2012
Sign up for the free event.
Nick Kermelewicz aka The President enjoyed the spoils of winning Patch's Video Battle of the Bands when he and 25 of his friends took a Bustonian party bus tour. That was the first part of his grand prize. The topper will be when he headlines a gig at The Harp in Boston on June 28. The President will appear on the same bill as Battle of the Bands runners up The Truezoos and Forget the Former. The concert kicks off at 8 p.m. and will include 45-minute sets by The Truezoos and Forget the Former before Wakefield's The President finishes the show with a 90-minute set. Patch has created an Event Brite page so you can register for the free event. In addition to the great local bands, the event will feature Patch swag created just for the event. …
Thursday, May 24, 2012
The teen movie event will be on Saturday, June 9 at 1:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
The following was submitted by the Reading Public Library: Teen Movie Event: Get Schooled Double Feature will be on Saturday, June 9 at 1:00 p.m. Kick off the last week of school with two hilarious watching two school(ish) comedies! Students in grades 6-12 are invited to the Reading Public Library big screen double feature, with an intermission of ice cream buffet. 1:00 p.m. Feature Film #1: How do you prove to your very rich family you can take over the family business when you are a 27 year-old immature goof-off? Go back to school and pass all 12 grades in 6 months! (PG-13) 2:30 p.m. Ice Cream Buffet (selection of ice cream and toppings) 3:00 p.m. Feature Film #2: It's a classic ... it's hilarious ... it's about a clever high …
The winner of Patch's "Battle of the Bands" is recording artist and Wakefield resident Nick Kermelewicz, who is looking to make it big in the local music scene.
"If you don't like the way you're living, you can change that," raps Wakefield resident Nick Kermelewicz, known in the Boston music scene as The President. And he means it. A self-made musician, Kermelewicz, 21, is the winner of Patch's "Battle of the Bands," contest, the month-long competition that pitted local acts against one another and looked to the community to pick the top act. But Kermelewicz, who grew up north of Boston in Chelsea, is no stranger to success. He has already started his own production company called Jotdown Entertainment, and is now looking to make it as a recording artist. "I’ve just built myself up from my mom’s basement," he said. "I produce about 75 percent of my own music, and I work with a producer out in …