This Week in Boston (September 10 – 16)

By on September 10, 2012 in ,

The Boston Red Sox will battle the New York Yankees for three games starting Tuesday night, marking their last series of the year against their longtime division rivals. The Sox are out of the playoff hunt but are positioned to play spoiler in this series, as the Yankees are currently tied with the Baltimore Orioles atop the AL East. Boston is also scheduled to host the Orioles once more this season for a three-game series the weekend of September 22nd.

Bon Iver will be performing at Boston’s Bank of America Pavilion this Thursday. The Wisconsin based folk band, led by singer-songwriter Justin Vernon, is touring internationally following the success of their second studio album Bon Iver, Bon Iver. The album debuted at number one on the Norwegian Albums Chart and number two on the US Billboard 200 chart after its release in June of 2011.

English indie pop band Florence and the Machine will take center stage at the Comcast Center in Mansfield, MA on Friday as part of their 20+ string of shows across the U.S. and Canada. Their most recent studio album, Ceremonials, dropped in stores in October of 2011.  Led by singles “Shake It Out,” “No Light, No Light” and “Never Let Me Go,” the project debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart to become the band’s second consecutive number-one album in the UK.

The New England Patriots just opened up their regular season yesterday with a 34-13 victory over the Tennessee Titans away at LP Field. The Pats have now turned their attention to the Arizona Cardinals, who will travel to Gillette Stadium to challenge them on Sunday.


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