I had to mark this down now. I just found out Beats Antique will be coming back to Boston this fall, and I'm sure the show will be amazing.
Beats Antique is a fusion of Mediterranean/Middle Eastern sounds with rock, hip-hop, electronica, among other things. They bring it all together and basically tear the roof off of any live performance they give. They are probably my favorite group right now. They consist of 3 people, a drummer, another guy who plays an assortment of stringed instruments (last time I saw him, he even played an electric melodica!), and Zoe Jakes who specializes in belly-dance moves to the music, and she will also join in with the percussion by playing a drum.
For me, they have reached "must attend" status, whenever they are in town.
You can get soundclips of their work here:
Tickets are $20 and can be purchased here:
Let's meet at the Paradise Cafe, the cafe to your left as you enter Paradise Rock Club, early to grab food and drink, and then let's go into the arena when the show starts!
I will be trying to get a spot near the front, so I'll be heading in the arena ~7:30pm. Chances are it will be crowded, this group is gaining in popularity, especially with the younger crowds.