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First Deli Showcase! 1/9 @ Precinct! -- Alchemilla, Lesser Knowns, Dan Blakeslee


Get ready to rock your face off. The Deli is pleased to present the first show of a January residency at Precinct in Union Sq. Precinct is an awesome venue. Big bar in the front so you can catch the score of the game between sets. It's got a funky vibe, used to be the police station and who hasn't ever wanted to drink a beer in a police station. The staff is nice and the food is delish.

Heavy sound with classic-rock roots, female vocalist fronted Alchemilla will be starting off the show with some new tunes, I hear. Lesser Knowns are from New Bedford. They are dance-worthy, and contain strong hints of old school Buddy Holly rock 'n' roll and Weezer. You can download their most recent album here. Dan Blakeslee is a multi-faceted artist with a soulful and snowy voice and powerful lyrics. 


Lesser Knowns

Dan Blakeslee  

Doors are at 8pm -- cover is 7 bux 21+ 

-- The Deli Staff


The Deli's site has a new look! Hit Shift+Refresh on your browser

Deli-ers, Deli-ettes, and Deli-animals,

We took the opportunity of the slow(er) holiday season to redesign our website, but if you are a regular, to see the new version you should hit the Refresh button on your browser while holding the Shift key - this will get rid of all the old cached images. You can also click here to refresh the page. Hope you likey! Happy Holidays!

The Deli's Staff

12 Days of Free Downloads from McKeenstreet Music!


Maine's record label McKeenstreet Music is offering FREE MUSIC for the 12 days of Christmas! 

If you go to mckeenstreetmusic.com now you can download all of their featured records on them:

Horse Thief - Blood Line Totem Poles (2010)

Brenda - Silver Tower (2010)

Graeme K - Hidden Beast (2008)

Dethro - Shields of Gold (2010)

-- The Deli Staff

Best of New England 2010 for emerging bands - Submit via Sonicbids

Deli-rious readership,

We gave bands a week to apply for free to our Year End Best of New England 2010 Poll, but submissions aren't closed - we are now still accepting them until 12.31 HERE, through SonicBids, with a $5 submission fee. It's the first time we charge musicians for anything, but these polls take so much of our time that we needed to find a way to offset some of the personal effort we put in them, we hope you understand.

The Deli's Polls' mission is to highlight the best local bands that emerged in 2010 in the 10 scenes we cover - the full list of cities we cover can be found here.

Our polling system (based on the votes of a local jury of scene makers and partially on our readers vote) has rewarded in the past artists like Local Natives, Yeasayer, Girls, Chairlift, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Freelance Whales, Sleigh Bells and Neon Indian (among others) before they hit it big.

The summary of last year's polls (each city's top 3 + readers poll winner) can be found here.
A full explanation of the polling system can be found here.

We hope you'll submit your music, because the more bands submit, the more accurate our poll is - we will consider any band!

Good luck, and... we swear that we will listen to your music!

The Deli's Staff

New Dylan In The Movies/Tanya Donelly single "Girl With the Black Tights"


dylan in the movies


Girl With The Black Tights by Dylan in the Movies w/ Tanya Donelly


Download it off iTunes HERE


--The Deli Staff


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