The River Presents Art Alexakis and Friends!

Art Alexakis is coming to City Winery Boston on May 28th! Joining him will be Chis Collingwood of Fountains of Wayne, Max Collins of Eve 6, and John Wozniak of Marcy Playground! Check out our contest giveaway!

New Concerts & Chances To Win Tickets Week Of March 4th!

There are plenty of shows lined up in Boston and beyond this summer, and the River wants to get you in for free! Enter to win tickets to…

  • Melvin Seals and Jerry Garcia Band at The Cabot next Friday, March 15th
  • Muse with Walk the Moon at TD Garden, April 10th
  • Patti Smith at The Orpheum, April 26th
  • Garden Grove Music Festival with Twiddle, Badfish, The Wailers and more at Bold Point Park, June 15th
  • Jackson Browne at Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion, July 2nd
  • Ben Folds and Violent Femmes at Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion, August 3rd

Visit our Tickets & Exclusive Offers for more details!

River artist Matt Maeson sells out the Great Scott

Matt Maeson is performing at The Great Scott in Allston, MA. on April 28th. The River wants to send you and a friend to the show! Enter to win a pair of tickets to the sold out show this Spring!

This show is 18+ and begins at 9:15 PM on April 28th. Ticket information is available at


Young The Giant back with new music and a Boston tour date

Young The Giant is embarking on a North American tour with Fitz & The Tantrums! Catch Young The Giant touring in support of their new album Mirror Master at the Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion on June 21st.

The River is playing Young The Giant’s new song “Superposition” off the band’s latest album. Discover more new songs on the New River Music page!

Win tickets before you buy them to see Young the Giant and Fitz & the Tantrums at the Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion, with an opening performance from the band Coin!

Live Nation tickets go on sale this Friday.

Melissa Etheridge Announces Full-Band Show at the Lynn Auditorium!

Melissa Etheridge is coming to Lynn Auditorium on Sunday, April 14th in celebration of her new album, The Medicine Show, releasing April 12th!

Doors will open at 7pm with the show starting at 8pm.

Tickets will be available for presale on February 14th with code LYNN at

You can also purchase tickets by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000, or by calling The Lynn Auditorium Box Office at 781-599-SHOW. Tickets can also be purchased in person at the Lynn Auditorium, right next to Lynn City Hall, located at 3 City Hall Square Lynn, MA.

More news and information is available at!

Massachusetts and New Hampshire Broadcaster’s Association Now Accepting Scholarship Applications!

Apply Now For The MAB & NHAB Student Broadcaster Scholarship Programs!

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 MAB and NHAB Student Broadcaster Scholarship Programs.

Submissions by Massachusetts residents must be in by close of business, Friday, April 12, 2019.

Submissions by New Hampshire residents must be in by close of business, Friday, April 5th, 2019. 

The MAB and NHAB are committed to furthering the broadcast industry by helping some of New England’s best and brightest students pursue a career in broadcasting.

Students who are permanent residents of Massachusetts and New Hampshire and plan to, or are, enrolled at an accredited institution of higher learning are encouraged to apply for the Broadcaster Scholarship Program. For more details and downloadable applications, simply visit the links provided below!

Visit here for details for the Massachusetts Broadcasters Student Scholarship!

Visit here for details for the New Hampshire Broadcasters Student Scholarship!

Florence + The Machine Announces Show At XFINITY Center

Enter to win tickets to get a chance to watch Florence + The Machine at The XFINITY Center, now through Friday at 9 AM before they go on sale! The indie rock band is on tour in support of their latest album: High As Hope! While you’re here, check out their new singles “Moderation” and “Haunted House”!

Springer’s Jewelers Stones Giveaway

This Valentines Day, Springers Jewelers is making sure you *do* get exactly what you want, with tickets to see the Rolling Stones at Gillette Stadium and a $500 gift card! One lucky River listener will receive a pair of tickets to the show and a gift card for entering our contest! Be sure to hurry! This opportunity only lasts until 2/11 at 11:59pm.


Win Tickets To The Rolling Stones + A $500 Giftcard To Springer’s Jewelers!

Just Announced: Vampire Weekend at Agganis Arena

Vampire Weekend kicks off their “Father of the Bride” tour this May, stopping in Boston at the Agganis Arena on Tuesday, September 3rd. Check out the new single “Harmony Hall”

Live Nation tickets go on sale Friday 2/8 @ 10am

Starting Monday, February 4th enter for a chance to win tickets to the show on The River website.

Jon Anderson of YES at the Lynn Auditorium | Presale Today

Jon Anderson, the voice and founder of the band Yes, comes to Lynn Auditorium on Friday, March 29th, and pre-sale tickets are available now! Buy them today on the Lynn Auditorium or Ticketmaster websites by entering promo code “YES”!