BOSTON (August 28, 2018) – Belly, the legendary alt-rock group will take the stage on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 as part of WGBH’s Live at Fraser monthly concert series. Tickets are $18 for WGBH members and $25 for non-members and will go on sale to the public on September 1. Pre-sale tickets will be available on August 31 to subscribers to WGBH’s Front Row Bostonnewsletter, which will provide timely information related to WGBH’s digital music series.
Formed in Rhode Island in 1991 by former Throwing Muses and Breeders member Tanya Donelly, Belly has long been associated with the Boston music scene. Their first album was certified gold and in 1994, the band was nominated for two Grammys, for Best New Artist and Best Alternative Music. The band broke up in 1996 before reuniting in 2016. Their third album, Dove, was released in 2018.
Live at Fraser, WGBH’s monthly concert series, connects audiences with national stars and emerging talents from Boston and beyond. The intimate environment kindles casual conversations and up-close, high-energy performances in WGBH’s acoustically pristine Fraser Performance Studio. Live at Fraser shows are recorded for Front Row Boston, WGBH’s digital music series, where they can be streamed in full. Past Live at Fraser shows have featured The Dropkick Murphys, The Ballroom Thieves, Jamila Woods, The Shacks, Tanya Donelly and more.
Boston-based singer-songwriter Marissa Nadler will open for Belly, showcasing her haunting “gothic folk” style.
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