The Polyphonic Spree at the Bluebird Theater, 4/10/12 (photos)

The Polyphonic Spree took to the stage at the Bluebird Tuesday night with fanfare quite befitting a band of its ilk. The group cut a heart-shaped hole in a piece of fabric stretched across the stage, then broke it completely to reveal the band.

Dressy Bessy roars back to life with “Kingsized” album, tour

If a band is only as good as its last album, Dressy Bessy was in trouble. The Denver indie-pop act’s 2008 release “Holler and Stomp” sold poorly and received a conspicuous slam from the tastemakers at Pitchfork, which damned the album with a 2.8 (out of 10) rating and called it “awkward” and “weak,” speculating that “it’s probably time for folks to stow Dressy Bessy in the attic.” Regardless of its quality, “Holler” also arrived at a time when the recording industry — and the economy around it — was disintegrating.

Bang Camaro @ the Bluebird Theater

[photopress:bang0.jpg,full,pp_image] Bang Camaro brought their gigantic stage show to the Bluebird Theater on Saturday night, and it was easy to feel the Boston metal band's energy.