"We wanted to make sure if you were playing a show, before or after us, you were terrified because we made it impossible for you to top what the crowd just saw."
We don’t hear enough about sold-out blowouts by country performers in Boston. Especially those featuring Mass-based musicians.
Behind the visor with the Brockton hip-hop artist behind ‘Nothing’
“Having the feeling of seeing other people affected by my music is what drives me and makes me feel so passionate. It’s what makes me not want to give up.”
“We have each other’s backs and we want everybody to succeed,” Rachael tells the the Dig. “We’re not out for ourselves, we’re out for each other.”
Check below for all the BMA noms for this year, and don't forget to check the BMA site for voting, more info on preparties, and tickets to the announcement bash at the House of Blues on December 12. Major props to Dig Music Editor Nina Corcoran, not only for her great ear and for having written about more than half of the nominees over the past couple of years, but also for being one of this year's noms in the first-ever Music Journalist of the Year category. Also congrats to Dig contributors Arielle Gray and G. Valentino Ball on their nominations, as well as to ace photographer Tim Bugbee. Oh, and to us, since we are up for Music Publication of the Year. Go vote!
Warning: there will be no analysis of the importance (or lack thereof) of the Boston Music Awards beyond this point. Well, maybe a little. We can't help ourselves.
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