This article originally appeared on Boston Band Crush ).
Three super-awesome local bands are playing Great Scott on 01/29/09, and they are letting us listeners into their inner-psyche by playing a 1/2 set of cover songs that have influenced them on their musical journey.
From the press release:
1. Good bands don’t play covers
2. You like hearing covers…even if you don’t like to admit it.
Solution:Influenza, hosted by Aloud, Powderfinger Promotions, and Northeast Performer Magazine!! Bands play one hour showcase sets of 1/2 originals, 1/2 covers of songs that have influenced them over the years. Come check out your favorite bands showing off some of the bands who have been most influential to them over the years, coupled with their own great music.
This month’s show features three great Boston bands: Aloud, Thick as Thieves, and The Motion Sick!
This show is 18+ and is 10 bucks for an amazing night of music. “