House of Blues

By - 10/10/13 - 4:30 pm

The Boston Licensing Board ruled today that the House of Blues and the Bank of America Pavilion couldn't have done anything to prevent overdoses at August concerts.

The board ruling came after police detectives testified that they had no evidence that either venue had anything to do with the sale of the drugs consumed by customers at an Aug. 28 Zedd concert at the... Read more

By - 10/8/13 - 11:33 am

Managers at the House of Blues on Lansdowne Street say they're doing everything they can to keep patrons from popping Molly pills, but just in case, they're taking steps to keep overdose victims from dying at electronica shows - as happened at a Zedd concert Aug. 28 - after meetings with both Boston Police drug detectives and drug specialists from the Boston Public Health Commission.... Read more

By - 9/4/13 - 1:20 pm

The Globe reports on a Boston Licensing Board hearing on the fatal and two non-fatal ODs at the Fenway music hall.

You'll also see reports on the evening news tonight.

Meanwhile, around 10:15 this morning, police had to block traffic in the area of Dorchester Avenue and Adams Street in Dorchester so an ambulance could get to a woman suffering an apparent... Read more

By - 12/4/12 - 11:07 pm

EMTs check out a couple of the wounded. Photo copyright Brian D'Amico.Firefighters check out the Kenmore wounded. Photo copyright Brian D'Amico.

A concert by 2 Chainz at the House of Blues was quickly followed by a station-closing brawl on... Read more

By - 3/14/12 - 7:43 pm

Karlsie tweets from the Lansdowne Street hall that while they have yet to install the city-mandated illuminated "No moshing" signs,

Ramshackle Army announced from stage "just dancing, no moshing."

UPDATE: Kalsie tweets next up is DYS:

DYS just said "where I come fm that ain't right & I come from here " and told the crowd to "just be safe" when

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By - 1/30/12 - 10:24 pm

Not everybody at Northeastern will attend Barstool Sports' Blackout Party for Northeastern at the House of Blues on Thursday.

A group called Knock Out Barstool plans a protest march outside the House of Blues at 7:30 that night:

We demand Northeastern University and its administration stand for women and denounce Barstool Sports and the NU Blackout Party. These organizations do not

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By - 5/16/11 - 6:03 am

Molly Galler's posted photos, videos from last night's Adele show at the House of Blues.

By - 4/5/11 - 4:56 pm

I just got an invitation to Tito Jackson's birthday party at the House of Blues. Something about Michael Jackson vs. Prince. Sounds like fun. The trouble is, you've got to give a little birthday present. It reminds me of Kevin White's "suggested contribution" to his wife's birthday party. Tito must be serious about running for Mayor! http://tinyurl.com/3dplmkq... Read more

By - 2/23/11 - 11:33 pm

Live Nation is selling a 50% share of the Lansdowne Street venue to a local investor group that includes Don Law and David Mugar, House of Blues attorney Dennis Quilty told the Boston Licensing Board today.

The board votes tomorrow whether to allow the change, which Quilty said will mean no changes in the daily operations of the facility. City Councilor Mike Ross attended the... Read more

By - 11/16/10 - 1:01 pm

For the second time this year, the House of Blues is before the Boston Licensing Board for a toking performer - this time for one who took a drag onstage then passed her joint to front-row fans.

The board decides Thursday what action, if any, to take against the music hall for the Aug. 17 sharing by Crystal Castles lead singer Alice Glass. At... Read more

By - 5/4/10 - 1:16 pm

For the second time in a month, the House of Blues faces possible penalties from the Boston Licensing Board, this time for a Feb. 15 incident in which a Boston officer found an underage BC student drinking a beer she got with somebody else's out-of-state license.

Last month, the board ordered the House of Blues to shut for three days because fire inspectors found... Read more

By - 4/13/10 - 12:51 pm

If he wants to avoid the fate of the Disco Biscuits, whose March 19 show at the Lansdowne Street music hall ended abruptly when Boston fire inspectors and police shut the place down after inspectors found band members lighting up back stage and exits partially blocked by beer kegs and a trash barrel.

At the time, band members told nearly 2,200 fans they were ending... Read more

By - 12/23/08 - 10:05 am

The Phoenix reports that the new "House of Blues Boston" will be opening in February at 15 Lansdowne, replacing the former Avalon and Axis clubs. The venue has announced the starting lineup just in time for the annual Dropkick Murphys St. Patrick's Day Week concerts.

Earlier:
House of Blues Hits Lansdowne... Read more