Blog :: 09-2016

Boston Concerts and Shows in October

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With its impressive musical scene, Boston has a lot of culture to offer. Several Boston concerts are coming up in October in several different genres and venues. No matter which type of concert you prefer, you’re sure to find something that is music to your ears.

Boston Concerts in October

September 23—October 2
Boston Lyric Opera presents Carmen
Boston Opera House 
539 Washington St., Boston MA

September 23—October 10
Celebrity Series of Boston presents Play Me, I'm Yours: Street Pianos Boston
Piano locations

September 9—October 16
Sunday in the Park with George
Huntington Theatre
264 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115

September 2—October 9
The Lyric Stage Company of Boston
140 Clarendon St, Boston, MA 02116

September 29—October 1
Andris Nelsons conducts Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier featuring soprano Renée Fleming
Boston Symphony Orchestra
301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115

Saturday, October 1, 8:00 p.m.
Lauryn Hill: A Diaspora Calling
Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre
270 Tremont Street, Boston, MA  02116
Lauryn Hill is a well-known hip-hop artist with a strong rhythm and blues sound.

Saturday, October 1, 8:30 p.m.
Green Day
House of Blues
15 Lansdowne Street, Boston, MA  02115
Green Day is a punk and alternative rock band that enjoys experimenting with its sound.

Thursday, October 6, 8:00 p.m.
R Kelly
TD Garden
100 Legends Way, Boston, MA  02114
Robert Kelly, who goes by the stage name R Kelly, sings mostly reggae music.

Tuesday, October 11, 7:30 p.m.
Sum 41 & Senses Fail
House of Blues
15 Lansdowne Street, Boston, MA  02115
Sum 41 is an alternative rock bank while Senses Fail is a hardcore rock band.

Sunday, October 23, 8:00 p.m.
Lupe Fiasco
Wilbur Theatre
246 Tremont Street
Boston, MA  02116
Lupe Fiasco sings mostly rap music with a blend of hip-hop added to the mix.

Tuesday, October 25, 8:00 p.m.
Colbie Caillat
Wilbur Theatre
246 Tremont Street
Boston, MA  02116
As a singer, songwriter, and acoustic guitarist, Colbie Caillat is best known for producing pop and folk music.


Tickets for most of these concerts are available at Ticketmaster or Stubhub.

Vintage Furniture Ideas For Boston Apartments

Vintage Furniture Boston Apartments 1It can be easy to confuse vintage and antique furniture, since both refer to styles that were popular many years ago. While antique furniture is more than 100 years old, vintage furniture is newer, but may still have been made several generations ago.

When it comes to decorating Boston apartments, many people are turning to vintage furniture to give their living space a uniquely whimsical look. Here are some fun ideas to consider for your own apartment:

  • Shop at flea markets and secondhand stores to find furniture that looks dated and worn, while still being in great condition. Make sure that you’re able to easily sit on couches, chairs, and other pieces without them falling apart.
  • Add accessories such as lace and fabric to your furniture to highlight the older styles.
  • Place glassware and pottery from vintage shops on your coffee and end tables to help set the overall mood and theme.

Vintage Furniture Boston Apartments 2Your vintage furniture doesn’t have to be limited to the living areas or your bedroom. You can even set your bathroom up in this style. While you can’t choose the type of bathtub and sink fixtures when you’re renting, try to find a chair in shabby chic style to complement the rest of your Boston apartment. You can sit in it while you’re getting ready for work in the morning or to go out for the evening.

Don’t forget to add framed artwork to your living room walls to match your couch, chairs, and tables in the vintage furniture style. Once you have started with a theme, it will be easier to find new pieces to go along with it.