It all goes down at the Paradise on Jan 11, when South Shore stalwarts Worm will also join various Gang Green alumni on stage to raise money for Doherty’s recovery. Truth is, he can’t live without it.
Most subterranean icons never got much recognition in their day, but there have been some consolations in the decades since, in part thanks to Boys From Nowhere: The Story of Boston’s Garage Punk Uprising.
The latest quarterly expression of their mutual affection, the Pull Up, will showcase the area’s emerging and established talent. But for this unique crew, it’s not just about seeing artists perform live—it’s about the building of community that comes from regular connections, and fixing systems that for too long have denied people an equal shot.
"I finally got to write about the rock scene, but it’s also about the fallibility of memory, and that weird nostalgia. We all look back on our youth as some kind of golden time, but we’re all subjective, we’re all flawed. How much of that is real?"
Get ready for a pop-up sonic odyssey through the soul of the iconic rock club